This guide explains how to turn off the Galaxy S9 notification light on the top of your phone. Samsung’s notification LED helps and informs you without turning on your screen, it’s also very distracting. We’ll show you how to customize it a little bit or get rid of it altogether.
Located in the upper left corner of the screen, this light blinks during incoming calls, messages and indicates battery charge levels. Additionally, it flashes nonstop for missed calls or unread notifications. So, whether it’s very irritating at night or you’re at the movies and want to get rid of it, we’re going to show you how. Also, the Galaxy S9 has an always-on display that gives us information at a glance, so the notification LED is another distraction we don’t need.
Before we get started, it’s worth mentioning that the Galaxy S9 notification LED supports RGB color. This means it can display any color you want and third-party apps will also let you customize it. If you’re interested in that, we’ll explain more by following our instructions below.
How to Turn Off Galaxy S9 Notification Light LED
- Pull down the notification bar when you tap the gear-shaped button
- find and select
- Scroll down and uncheck
It’s that simple and now the notification LED is completely disabled. This means you won’t see a flashing blue light for text messages, white for missed calls, or a yellow light if you’re using Snapchat. Also, you won’t see the notification LED while charging the phone.
Unfortunately, the battery charge status LED and the notification LED are in one option, i.e. all or nothing.
Other Details and Customization
To get battery notifications back, simply follow the steps above and turn the LED indicator back on. Then you can use 3rd party apps to customize the Galaxy S9 notification light. This way you get the best of both worlds.
Popular Apps including LightFlow It gives you full control over LED notifications. You can create custom colors and flashing patterns and set them in separate apps. Or set a specific app manifest to blank. That way you won’t see anything, but you’ll still get notifications for everything that matters to you. Give it a try today or disable all notification light and enjoy a distraction-free experience with Galaxy S9.
Before we go, take a look at these 15 common Galaxy S9 problems and how to fix them. Or get one of our highly recommended screen protectors.