How to Customize Samsung Galaxy S6 Notification Bar
Now that both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are available around the world, more people are realizing how impressive these new Samsung flagship smartphone are. Both of these new phones come loaded with features, but many of these features or quick settings to enable them are hidden away in menus. Those that own the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge can easily get access to WiFi and Bluetooth settings from the top of the screen in the notification bar. But you can customize the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge notification bar. The good news is that Samsung allows for different types of customization, and you can easily learn how to change all the options in the notification drawer and pulldown bar of both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.
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As you may have noticed on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, the notification pulldown bar has several toggles for settings, and depending on the carrier you’ll even have an always-present slider to change the brightness of your display. If you pulldown the notification bar with two fingers you can get access to the “Quick Settings” menu. From this page you can change the notification bar on both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. Below is a guide on how to edit and set your own personal notification bar, just follow these instructions.
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- Turn on the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge.
- Pull down the notification bar and select the top right squares icon to access “Quick Settings” or pull down from the top of the screen with two fingers.
- Select on the “Pencil” at the top of the display.
- Depending on your wireless carrier, you’ll go to the Notification Panel edit settings location. Here you can remove the brightness adjustment slider from the bar, and set all the quick settings buttons that you want to customize.
- Just press and hold any toggle you want to remove and after it’s highlighted you can drag and drop it anywhere you’d like.
After completing the steps above, you now should be able to see the new favorite toggles or settings to the Active buttons, that you have customized. This is the first list you see when you pulldown the notification bar, as well as the larger “Quick Settings” menu that you can access by a two-finger swipe.
You have many different options here. Some examples include screen mirroring, smart pause where videos stop playing when you look away from the display and blocking mode.