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    Notifications

    Notifications inform you of events such as new messages and calendar notifications as well as activities in progress, such as file downloads. Notifications appear in the following places:
    • The status bar
    • The Notification panel
    • The lockscreen

    To open or close the Notification panel

    Opening or closing the notification panel on Sony device
    1. To open the Notification panel, drag the status bar downward.
    2. To close the Notification panel, drag the panel upward.

    To Take Action on a Notification in the Notification Panel

    • Tap the notification.

    To dismiss a notification from the Notification panel

    • Place your finger on a notification and flick left or right.

    To Expand a Notification on the Notification Panel

    • Drag the notification downward.

    Note

    Not all notifications are expandable.

    To Clear All Notifications from the Notification Panel

    • Tap Icn sony notification delete all.

    To Take Action on a Notification from the Lockscreen

    • Double-tap the notification.

    To dismiss a notification from the lockscreen

    • Place your finger on the notification and flick left or right.

    To Expand a Notification on the Lockscreen

    • Drag the notification downward.

    Note

    Not all notifications are expandable.

    Managing Notifications on the Lockscreen

    You can set up your device so that only selected notifications get displayed on your lockscreen. You can make all notifications and their content accessible, hide sensitive content for all notifications or specific apps, or choose not to show any notifications at all.

    To Select the Notifications to Display on the Lockscreen

    1. From your Homescreen, tap Icn sony and app tray tablet.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification > When device is locked.
    3. Select an option.

    Notification Display Options on the Lockscreen

    Show all notification content
    Get all notifications on the lockscreen. When you have this setting turned on, keep in mind that all content (including the content of incoming emails and chats) will be visible on your lockscreen unless you designate the relevant apps as Hide sensitive content in the App notifications settings menu.
    Hide sensitive notification content
    You must have a PIN, password, or pattern set up as your screen lock in order for this setting to be available. Contents hidden is displayed on the lockscreen when sensitive notifications arrive. For example, you'll get a notification for an incoming email or chat, but the content won't be visible on your lockscreen.
    Don't show notifications at all
    You won't get any notifications on the lockscreen.

    Setting the Notification Level for an App

    You can set different notification behaviors for individual applications. For example, you can block all email notifications, prioritize Facebook™ notifications, and make the content of messaging notifications invisible on the lockscreen.

    To Set the Notification Level for an App

    1. From your Homescreen, tap Icn sony and app tray tablet.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification > App notifications.
    3. Select the app you want to change the notification settings for.
    4. Drag the relevant slider to the right.

    Notification levels and options for specific applications

    Block all
    Never show notifications for the selected app.
    Treat as priority
    Receive the selected app’s notifications when Do not disturb is set to Priority only.
    Allow peeking
    Let the selected app emphasis certain notifications by sliding them briefly into view on the current screen.

    Notification Light

    The notification light informs you about battery status and some other events. For example, a flashing white light means there is a new message or a missed call. The notification light is enabled by default but can be disabled manually.

    Notification lamp on Sony Xperia™ Z2 tablet

    Note

    When the notification light is disabled, it only lights up when there is a battery status warning, such as when the battery level falls below 15 percent.

    To Enable the Notification Light

    1. From your Homescreen, tap Icn sony and app tray tablet.
    2. Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification.
    3. Drag the slider beside Notification light to the right.
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