For those that have recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge, when it comes to muting ring tones and other notifications sounds on the Galaxy S6 you have several different options. The reason you would want to know how to mute a Galaxy S6 is because it would help you avoid unwanted interruptions when you’re at school, in meetings, or other important moments.
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In addition to the standard mute, silent and vibrate mode functions that is featured on most smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have the ability to turn off sounds with simple motions and gestures which makes life much easier. Below we’ll explain how to mute a Samsung Galaxy S6.
Muting Galaxy S6 with Regular Mute Functions
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The quickest and easiest way to mute the Galaxy S6 is to use the volume control button on the left side of the smartphone. All you need to do is hold down the button until it switches to silent mode. Another method to put Galaxy S6 into Silent mode is by holding down the power button until your see the mute and vibrate options on the screen, then choose one of the two. The third method to get access to the mute/vibrate options from the sound settings by swiping down from the top of your screen.
Muting Galaxy S6 with Motions and Gestures
A great way to mute the Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge is to use the motion controls enabled on the Galaxy S6. To enable the motions and gestures settings to mute sounds is by just turning the phone over and laying it on its face, or by placing your palm over the screen. You can access the Motions and Gestures controls from the My Device section on the Galaxy S6 settings page.