How To Fix The Text Message Sound On Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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The Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are no doubt one of the most advanced and high quality smartphones on the market, but recently we received some complaints regarding the Galaxy S8 text message notification. Some owners of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus have reported that their text message notifications are not making sound properly and the issue is not being resolved easily.

If you are experiencing this problem too, there is no need to worry as you can learn how to fix the text message sound on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus here. Following are the different ways in which you can fix this issue:

Reboot your device:

Rebooting your S8 or S8 Plus is a very easy method to fix the issue of text message notifications. To Reboot the device you can click and hold the reboot, or you can also restart the device. By holding the power and volume button together for around 10 seconds will also start rebooting the device. Your device will turn off and it will start rebooting itself. After the reboot is complete, you can check the text message notification sounds to see whether it’s working or not.

Check if the notification is blocked:

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Another good option when your Galaxy S8 notifications not working is that, you can check whether the notifications are blocked or not on the device. To do this, you have to go to the Settings and navigate to the application manager. Find the message option there and click it to see whether it is blocked or not. If the notifications option is blocked, you can allow it to fix the problem easily. Another thing to make sure is that the lock screen notification is allowed too. Because if the lock screen notification is blocked, you won’t get any notification. You can check this by going to Settings, and then clicking on the Lock Screen and Security options.

Change the notification sound:

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You can also change the notification sound of your device to check whether the sounds are working properly or not. If your Galaxy S8 notifications not working, go to the Settings and choose the sounds and vibrations option. Go to the notification sound option and click on the default notification sound, there you can choose another sound that you want to have.

Make sure the phone is not on silent or vibration:

Though this option must be tried by most of the users because it is a simple one, some users may forget to check this. If you aren’t getting the Galaxy S8 text message notification properly, make sure that your device is not on silent or on vibration mode.

Check the game tools:

If you are having problems receiving the Galaxy S8 Text message notification after you’ve downloaded a game, there must be some issue related to that. Sometimes when the game tools is frequently popping up, the settings are made to no alerts during the game. You can check this by going to Settings and then navigating to advanced features. There you  have to open the game tools and make sure that the ‘no alerts’ option is not checked or allowed.


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