The Samsung Galaxy J5 have a feature called Preview Messages. The Preview Messages was developed to allow users to quickly view messages without having to unlock their Galaxy J5. But Preview Messages on the Galaxy J5 lock screen and notification bar can sometimes be an issue, when it shows something that you don’t want others to see, and can even be a headache to deal with.
For those that don’t want to see preview notifications, there is a way to disable the Preview feature on the Samsung Galaxy J5 smartphone. The following is a guide on how to turn off and on Preview Messages on the Samsung Galaxy J5 lock screen and notification bar.
Samsung Galaxy J5: How to Enable or Disable Message Preview
- Turn on the Galaxy J5
- Go to Menu and select on Settings
- Browse for Applications and select on Messages
- Select on Notifications
- Now look for a section called Preview Message
- You’ll find two boxes, one with “Lock Screen” and the other saying “Status Bar”
- Uncheck the boxes that you don’t want the Preview Message to show up in anymore
After you have unchecked the desired box that you don’t want the Preview Message to show up in either the lock screen or the status bar, all you need to do to turn the feature back on is recheck the boxes.
The main reason you would to want enable the Galaxy J5 Preview Messages feature would be able to keep your messages and notifications private or if you often receive messages contain with sensitive or important message hidden.