How To Turn OFF And On Severe Weather Alerts On Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 Edge

If you’ve had your Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge make a weird noise with nonstop vibrations, it could be because you have just received a severe weather alert or emergency notification. These notifications can keep you safe, but some want to know how to turn off severe weather alerts on the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge gets emergency alerts or severe weather warning from government officials, local and state safety agencies, FEMA, the FCC, the National Weather Service or even Homeland Security. Having these alerts installed on your Samsung Galaxy is for your own safety, but for those that want to know how to turn off severe weather alert sounds, we’ll explain below.

All Samsung Galaxy devices have emergency or severe weather alerts and notifications just like other smartphones. But many have suggested the Samsung’s alerts are the loudest and most annoying of them all. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge has four kinds of alerts. Presidential, Extreme, Severe, and AMBER alerts. All of them but one can be disabled, just follow the instructions below to turn them off.


How to Turn Off Severe Weather Alerts

The way that you can control the emergency and weather alerts on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge is by going to the text messaging application called “Messaging”. Once you get to the Messaging app, follow these steps:

  1. Select the three dots in the top right corner which is the menu button.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Browse and select Emergency Alerts.
  4. Uncheck the boxes that you don’t want to get alerts from.


If you want to turn the alerts back ON, just follow the instructions above and recheck the boxes you want to get alerts and notifications from. All of the alerts can be turned off expect for the presidential alerts. You’ve now successfully disabled any of those alerts that were keeping you awake at night, or going off at the wrong time on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.



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