1. shiflerg's Avatar
    My wife's phone is always beeping. We don't know the source. It is not a message and it is not a call. Is there a way of turning this beeping off?

    It is a Samsung Galaxy S4.
    08-18-2016 09:41 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Does it sound like the default system notification tone, or is it different? If it's a rolling multi-tone sound, then it could be an NFC alert. This could happen if she uses a wallet-case for the phone and has credit cards with NFC chips in it. Try turning off NFC.
    08-19-2016 04:20 AM
  3. shiflerg's Avatar
    My wife changed her notifications sound to "whistle" and whatever it is has followed that. Is it possible to turn off the sound notification for an individual app?
    08-22-2016 11:42 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Most apps have an option to turn off their own specific notifications within their app settings. And if they don't have that setting, you can always turn it off in the App Manager.

    Does she have Yahoo Mail installed? That's been a common culprit in the past. Also, does the notification seem to come at set intervals, like at the top of every hour?
    08-22-2016 02:25 PM
  5. shiflerg's Avatar
    She does have yahoo mail. Is there a fix for that?
    08-22-2016 09:35 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    If she doesn't need audible notifications for incoming Yahoo emails, then turn them off. Open the Yahoo Mail app, tap Menu>Settings, and look for the notification options. If you can't find them there, then go to the App Manager instead, select Yahoo Mail, and uncheck the Show Notifications box.
    08-23-2016 07:38 PM
  7. shiflerg's Avatar
    My wife's default email is yahoo. I thought there was an app for yahoo email but there isn't. Also, I didn't see an app for email so how do I turn off email notifications?
    08-26-2016 04:48 PM
  8. B. Diddy's Avatar
    So your wife is using the stock Email app that came with the phone? It's usually called Email or Mail. Look in the App Drawer to find it, then open it, tap Menu>Settings, and select each of the email accounts. Look for the notification settings there and try turning them off. Now see if those notifications persist.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    08-26-2016 11:40 PM

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