Catching your notifications at a glance on your smartphone is super helpful, but sometimes those notifications can get out of hand. If you’re like me, you’ve probably been a bit too aggressive in dismissing or even accidentally deleting messages before you actually looked at them. Well, this will not happen again.
Among various customization features and enhancements, Samsung also offers a notification history feature. Prior to this, built into Android 11, it is automatically disabled. But when it updates to Android 12 and the latest One UI version it brings a more handy option that helps users to view their old notifications.
Assuming your notification history is automatically enabled on your Galaxy device, it’s pretty easy to check. All you have to do is scroll to the end of your unread notifications.
- Swipe up from the top of your display, and scroll down to the end of your notifications. You will see a “History” button in the lower-left corner, tap it.
- Once done, your notification history will open. Here you will see all the notifications you have dismissed/read, in order.
- In the event that you see “Manage” instead of “History” under your notifications, your notification history is not enabled. So, let’s show you how to unlock the power.
How to enable Notification History on your Galaxy device?
- Swipe down to the top of your home screen, in order to access your app drawer.
- Find and click the Settings menu, then tap it.
- Scroll down to the Notifications menu, and navigate there.
- Again scroll down to the Notification History option, and tap it.
The One UI 4.1 offers more options and that will see at the top, just below Notifications History, is to change the Use notification history. You will need to scan the switch and enable notification history. From now on your phone will remember all notifications you use.
This is also where you will be able to see all those information. If you don’t have notifications, you can still navigate here, because the “History” button doesn’t show if you don’t have unread notifications.