How Do I Use People Edge to Customize Notifications on My Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

Posted April 10, 2015 by Leomar Umpad in Android, Uncategorized

Assign Colors To My People on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The screen of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge can be easily customized. In fact, you can set the edge screen to light up with a specific color to indicate a notification from a particular person. This means that by glancing at the color of the edge screen of your Galaxy S6, you will be able to identify who is responsible for the latest message, missed call, or other notification on your device. This feature has not yet been seen on any other phone, but enabling it is easy. Each step is covered here from start to finish, so read on.

How Do I Designate a Specific Color for My Contacts on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge?

To start assigning a specific color for your favorite contacts, you need to designate your contacts as part of “My people.” To do that, follow these steps:

1.Go to your Samsung Galaxy S6’s Home screen by tapping on the Home button or the Back key.
Galaxy S6 Edge home screen
2.On your Home screen, tap on Apps to open the application list on your phone.
Apps on Galaxy S6 Edge
3.From the list of apps, tap on Settings.
Settings on Galaxy S6 Edge
4.In Settings under Device options, tap on Edge screen.
Edge Screen option on Galaxy S6 Edge
5.Under Edge screen, tap on People edge.
People Edge option on Galaxy S6 Edge
6.Under People edge, tap on My people to add contacts to it.
My People Feature on Galaxy S6 Edge
7.You will now see five different colors: blue, green, orange, yellow and purple. You can assign a contact for each color.
Five colors for My people
8.Tap on Add Contact for a specific color.
Assign a color to a contact
9.Choose the contact you want to assign to that color.
Select the contact for the color on my people
10.The contact will now be displayed under My people and will be assigned the chosen color.
Contact with assigned color
11.Repeat the same procedure until all five colors are assigned to contacts. You are done. When you receive a notification from any of the people you assigned a color, the edge screen of your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will light up with the assigned color.
Contacts with Color asignments

Have you tried assigning a color to your contacts using this feature? What do you think of it? Did you have any issues with any of the steps above? Let us know in the comments section. We would like to hear from you.


About Leomar Umpad

A supply chain operations manager by profession. A technology-lover and a writer by heart. I have the passion to teach and inform.
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