People Edge allows you to set important contacts for custom notifications on the Edge screen. These notifications work only when the phone is face down.
From a Home screen, tap Apps (located in the lower-right).
These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
Tap Edge screen > People edge.
Tap the People edge switch to turn on or off .
Tap My people.
Tap Add contact then tap the desired contact.
You can select to receive alerts if there are notifications from your My people contacts when you pick up the phone by tapping the Back arrow then tapping the Alert when picking up switch to turn on .