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How To Mute Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Ringtone

How To Mute Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Ringtone

If you don’t wish to pick calls or you simply wish to have your phone silent, simply ‘’mute” your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus ringtone via the;

  • Easy Mute
  • Power button to reject call
  • Home key to pick calls, then hold or mute


These methods will be very helpful if you wish to set the sound mode to mute or silent in the quickest way possible on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8 Plus.


Method 1: using Easy mute to set the Galaxy S8 mute mode

To swiftly mute your Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus ring tune, get your palm over the screen, or simply turn your device over, such that your phone’s screen is facing downwards. In this manner, the caller will still get your connecting tune and you can pick up the phone during any given time before the caller hangs up.

  1. Your Galaxy S8 does not have the Easy Mute set by default. To switch on the feature:
    open Settings> Advanced Features
  2. Press “Easy Mute” as demonstrated below
  3. On the Easy Mute screen, toggle the ON/OFF button to ON


Method 2: using the Power key to mute your Galaxy S8 ring tunes

The other way to quickly set your device to mute is through using the ‘’reject call’’ button by simply pressing on the Power key once. This is not set as a default setting on your Galaxy S8 as well and you will need to enable it in the Settings.

  1. Open the Galaxy S8 Settings> Apps and you will find a list of Samsung apps as demonstrated below.
  2. Press on Phone
  3. This will open a call settings screen
  4. Hit on “answering and ending calls’’


There are 3 options for this;

  • Answering calls via pressing the Home button
  • To automatically answer all calls when connected to a headset or a Bluetooth device
  • To end all calls via the Power key.


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David Williams

Apr 1, 2017

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