Samsung Galaxy Note9 - 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. Tap the Auto sync data switch to turn on switch on or off switch off.
    note Turning off auto sync will stop the accounts from automatically refreshing your data and delivering notifications.
  4. Select the appropriate account or email address.
    Note Multiple accounts may appear.
  5. Tap Sync account.
  6. Tap the switch for individual items (e.g., Contacts, Calendar, Email, etc.) to turn on or off.
    linote The settings presented vary depending upon account type.
    linote To perform a manual sync:
    1. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
    2. Tap Sync now.