Pixel™, Phone by Google - Text Message Notification Settings

Note If Messenger is disabled, ensure it is set as the default app.

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Tap Messages Messages app icon.
  3. Tap the Menu icon Action overflow icon (in the upper-right) then tap Settings.
  4. Tap Notifications.
  5. Tap the Show notifications switch to turn on On icon or off Switch off.
    Note Ensure the switch is in the on position to configure additional settings.
  6. Tap Advanced Down arrow icon.
  7. Tap Sound and select an option (e.g., None, Chime, etc.) then tap SAVE.
  8. Tap On the lock screen then select an option:
    • Don't show notifications at all
    • Show all notification content
    • Hide sensitive notification content
  9. Tap any of the following to turn on On icon or off Switch off:
    • Vibrate.
    • Blink light.
    • Show notification dot.
    • Override Do Not Disturb.