Easily customise the notification settings on the Signal Messenger
Now, let’s take a look at the various notification settings that you have at your disposal.
Message Sound – This setting is fairly well known, and it is nothing but the tone that plays to notify you that a message has been received on the app, in this case, Signal.
Play While App is open – Usually, the notification sound does not play when the message arrives while the app is open. However, if you toggle on this feature, you will hear the notification tone, even when the Signal app is open.
Show (Notification Content) – When your smartphone is locked and you receive a message on the Signal Messaging app, the general content you see includes the name of the sender, the message itself, and actions that you can take, directly from the lock screen. Now, if you don’t want to see all this on the lock screen, you can change the display of content using this setting.
Count Muted Chats – If you turn ON this feature, you will a count of the messages that have been received on the chats that you have muted. This is useful when you have a muted group chat, but you still want to keep track of how far the conversation is going.
Contact Joined Signal – If you Toggle ON this feature, you will be notified when someone from your contact list joins the Signal Messaging App.
These are the options available under the notifications section along with a brief on what each of these features does to your overall experience.
You can download your copy of the Signal messaging app from the link below.