Adjust Account Sync Settings - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

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, tap Apps > Settings > Accounts.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap the account type (e.g., Email, Google, etc.).
  3. Tap the account.
    linote Multiple accounts may appear.
  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.