Notification Panel

Your phone’s notifications appear at the left side of the status bar, and you can access the full notification panel by pulling down the status bar. From there, you can check notifications, download updates, open messaging apps, use the quick settings menu, and more.

Open the Notification Panel

  1. Pull down the status bar. (Slide your finger down from the top of the screen.)

    screenshot of notification panel
  • The notification panel opens.
  1. Drag down Expand additional settings icon to display additional quick settings.

    screenshot of notification panel full view

Close the Notification Panel

  • Slide the notification panel up. (Slide your finger up from the bottom of the screen.)

    – or –

    Tap Back back key to close the notification panel.

Notification Panel Layout

The notification panel gives you access both to notifications and the quick settings menu.

screenshot of notification panel with callouts

Item

Description

Settings

Display the Settings screen.

Quick settings

Quickly enable or disable a feature.

Expand

See all available Quick settings, adjust screen brightness, and more.

Notifications

View details about notifications.

Clear notifications

Clear all notifications.

Notification Panel Quick Settings

The Quick Settings list at the top of the notification panel lets you quickly access frequently used settings options. Scroll left or right to display all available settings, and tap an icon to turn the selected feature on or off.

You can customize which settings are available in your Quick Settings list.

  1. Pull down the status bar.

    screenshot of notification panel
  • The notification panel opens.
  1. Drag down Expand additional settings icon to display additional quick settings.

    screenshot of notification panel full view
  2. Touch and hold a quick setting to edit the quick settings menu.

    screenshot of notification panel quick settings
  3. Drag buttons to arrange which options appear in the quick settings panel.
  4. Tap Done when you are finished.