Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus is one of the stunning devices when talking about the display. There are some specific features of the device that you do not have any idea whether they are useful or not. If you are a social media addict, then you should need your home screen as light on the app as any notification arrived. So the Edge Panels is the best option to get access your favorite apps, contacts, and more easily on your S8 & S8 Plus device. You can simply set up and use the Edge panels on your Galaxy S8 and S8+ device to get all notifications on the Edge screen.

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The Edge Panels can be used to access app, contacts, and tasks as well as view news, missed the call, messages and more on your Edge screen even if your device screen is turned off. You just need to easily swipe the Edge panel from the edge of the screen to the center to get all information at one place. It saves your space on your interface and time as well. Here is an easy guide about how to use the Edge panel on Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+.

How to use the Edge panel on the Galaxy S8 and S8 PlusHow to Use Edge Panel on Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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How to Configure Edge panels on Galaxy S8 & S8+

Step #1. Open the Edge Screen from any screen on your device.

Step #2. Tap on Edge panel settings.

Step #3. Tap ON/OFF to enable/disable features:

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Here, you can enable or disable each panel, change order, edit panels, remove panels and also adjust position, size, transparency or vibration. You can use the checkbox to enable or disable each panel.

Step #4. Now, tap on ←Back to save changes.

How to Edit Tap Appearance on Galaxy S8 and S8+

Step #1. Open the Edge Screen by swiping from the edge screen to the center.

Step #2. Select Menu icon on the top right corner.

Step #3. Now, you will get two options- Reorder and Handle Settings

If you want to change the position, size, and transparency, you can select Handle Settings. If you want to rearrange the panels to their desired place, then you can select Reorder.

How to Customize apps edge screen on your Galaxy S8/S8+

You can add up ten apps in two columns to the apps edge panel on your device.

Step #1. Open the Edge Screen by swiping from the edge screen to the center.

Step #2.

  • Tap + Plus icon to add apps to the edge. Select desired app to add on the left side of the screen.
  • Tap – Minus icon to remove an app.

Step #3. tap on ←Back to save changes.

How to Add favorite contact into the Edge Panels on Galaxy S8/S8+

The people edge let you communicate quickly with your contact in your people list. You just need to keep swipe the Edge of the screen to the center until you the People Edge panel in the display and then tap on a contact to text or call any person.

Step #1. Open the Edge Screen by swiping from the edge screen to the center.

Step #2.

  • Tap + Plus icon to edit the People Edge and then Select Contact to add.
  • Tap – Minus icon to remove a contact.

Step #3. tap on ←Back to save changes.

How to Enable/Disable Edge Lighting on your Galaxy S8/S8+

The Edge Lighting feature can help you to light up your device’s screen when you receive a call or notification while the device turned over.

Step #1. Launch Settings app on your device.

Step #2. Tap on Display.

Step #3. Tap on Edge Screen.

Step #4. Select Edge Lighting.

Step #5. Now, tap on ON/OFF to enable or disable the feature.

Step #6. Tap on Manage Notifications to choose the app that can active Edge Lighting when the notification in arrived.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus Tips and Tricks

This is how you can quickly manage all your notification with Edge Penal on your Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. If you are using the feature and have anything interesting to share then you can directly share with us in the commenting section.