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How To Hide Sensitive Notifications on Android Lock Screen

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Here’s how to hide lock screen notifications on android lollipop 5.1.1, Marshmallow 6.0 to the latest Android 10 devices. When your screen is turned off or locked and any message or notifications receive, you can only see the sender name & its text message notification on the lock screen. You can hide or disable notification content on lock screen on Android device if you have a personal message or sensitive notification. follow the below-given steps to hide lock screen notifications on android lollipop 5.1.2 devices.

You can easily turn off or stop notification from showing on your Android lock screen using sounds and notifications settings. Below you can see perfect steps for disabling/hide lock screen notifications on android lollipop, KitKat 4.2 and other devices such as Samsung Galaxy J7 & J5, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge & S6, Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S3, and other Galaxy devices.

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How To Hide Lock Screen Notifications On Android Lollipop 5.1.1, KitKat 4.2 to All Versions

You can hide sensitive app notifications from the lock screen using Android 5.1.2, Marshmallow 6.0 and other devices.

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Tap on Sounds and Notifiations under device section

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on “Sounds and notifications”.

Tap on Notification on lock screen

Step 3: Tap on “Notifications on lock screen” in the notifications section.

After step 3 you can see below three options for set lock screen notification on your android device.

Show Content on Lock screenShow content

In this option, you can see all notifications and its detail including sender name & its text message on your lock screen

Hide content

You can get notifications on the lock screen but selected app notifications disable from your lock screen

To disable app notification or turn off lock screen notifications of sensitive content on your latest android lollipop (5.1.1) phone and tablet for individual app follow below-given steps:

Step 1: Open “Settings”.

Step 2: Tap on “Sounds and notifications”.

Tap on App notifications under notification section

Step 3: Tap on “App notifications”.

Step 4: Tap any individual sensitive content app, which one you turn off lock screen notification on android phone or tablet.

Turn off Lock Screen Notification

Step 5: Now you can see above screen on your device, turn on toggle button “hide content on lock screen”.

Do not show notifications

How to hide lock screen notifications on android lollipop

After choosing this last or third option, you can’t see any notifications on the lock screen.


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Show or Hide lock screen notifications on Android 8.0 Oreo

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Hide Sensitive Content on lock screen Android 9

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Hide Notifications From Lock Screen Android 10

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Above you can see the best tips to hide lock screen notifications on android lollipop 5.1.1 and other android devices. Do you still have any issues? Please let me know in the below comment box. We will respond as soon as possible.

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