Samsung Galaxy S® 4 - 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, navigate: Apps icon Apps > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap the account type (e.g., Cloud, Facebook, Google, etc.).
    Note If unavailable, tap the Menu icon Menu (located at the bottom-left) then tap Switch to list view.
  3. Tap the account.
  4. Turn the sync settings on or off as applicable.
    linote A setting is turned on when a check mark is present and settings may vary depending upon account type.
    linote To turn on master sync for all account types:
    1. Navigate Notifications panel (drag down from the top).
    2. Tap the Notifications icon Notification icon (located in the upper-right).
    3. Tap Sync.
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