Samsung Galaxy Note8 - Adjust Account Sync Settings

If you're not receiving email and app notifications, follow these steps to check your account sync settings.

Caution Frequent account synchronization can have a negative impact on battery life.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Accounts and backup > Accounts.
  3. Select the appropriate account or email address.
    Note Multiple accounts may appear.
  4. Tap Sync account.
  5. Turn the sync settings on Switch on or off Switch off as desired.
    linote The settings presented vary depending upon account type.
    linote To turn on master sync for all account types:
    1. Navigate: Settings > Accounts > Accounts.
    2. Tap Auto sync data to turn on or off.
    3. Tap OK to confirm.