How to Hide content of SMS or WhatsApp messages on Galaxy S6 Lock Screen
What do you think of your new Samsung Galaxy S6? Are you pleased by your choice. When you get on a notification of a new SMS or WhatsApp message on your Galaxy S6 device, then the contents of it is immediately displayed on the lock screen. In such conditions, you have the possibility to read the content of the message even without unlocking the lock screen which can be really useful if you want to have an overview of who sent the message and what’s its idea.
However, there are also some negative aspects of such a feature. Not only you, but every single person standing next to you can read this message on the lock screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6, can find out who sent the message and what is written there and this could be a problem. You don’t need us to tell you how embarrassing it could be to receive an inappropriate text message while your boss is siting nest to you in a meeting. Or how strange it could be to let all your colleagues see the grocery shop list send by your wife for the end of the day!
Forget all about these scenarios! There are plenty of other scenarios when things are better left for you only not seen or shared with everyone else, therefore here we are to show you how easy is to hide the content of a new message on the lock screen when it arrives on your Samsung Galaxy S6 device.
How to Hide content of SMS or WhatsApp message on Galaxy S6 Lock Screen:
- Open from the home screen the menu;
- After that, you must enter into settings;
- Go to Sounds and notifications –> Notifications on lock screen;
- Tap on the item and it will open a drop-down list in which you can now choose between “Hide Content” and “No notifications”;
- After applying these steps, trust us when we are saying that no sender and no content of an SMS or WhatsApp message is displayed immediately on the lock screen of your Samsung Galaxy S6.
How to Hide content of SMS or WhatsApp message on Galaxy S6 Lock Screen with a 3rd party app:
Another easy method with the same result is by downloading one of the many 3rd party apps found in the Google Play Store. They come with handy option to hide content from displaying in the notification bar and lock screen, but still notify you when a message is received, so don’t hesitate to make a choice!
Have you successfully hidden on your Samsung Galaxy S6 the content of new SMS or WhatsApp messages on the lock screen? Aren’t you more relaxed this way?