How to Customize Social Media Notification on Your Smartphone

Author Chinavasion Marketing 19.4.2016. | 09:41

Are you worried about missing the comments and posts on your social media accounts? Well with the right notifications settings you don’t have to constantly monitor every social account anymore. Simply install all your social media apps on to your Smartphone and then customize your device as the ultimate social media tool. This article will help you discover how you can utilize and optimize your Smartphone to be your new social media inbox.



Download the official apps

The very first thing that you need to do is download the official app for the social media networks that you want to use. There are networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ that consists of several apps. It is indeed confusing to decide which ones to download, especially if you are a beginner in the field.

It is suggested that you should begin by downloading the official app first and later on when you get used to using the primary app, you can also download the other apps belonging to that networking site. It has been found that both iPhone and Android users can enjoy downloading a wide variety of apps for social networking sites, but unfortunately, Windows Phone users cannot enjoy the same privileges because of some restricted functionality.


Setting up general app notification preferences

If you are an iPhone user, you can enjoy the social network app notifications with the App Badge icons and Notification Center functionalities. Do you know how to configure the settings? Well, it is very easy. All you need to do is to go to the settings menu on your phone, select Notifications and from there configure the social network apps so that your phone notifies you of, accordance to your preferences.

When you make use of the settings mentioned for all your social network apps on your iPhone, it actually enables you to see all updates at a glance and keep a record of the notifications coming from different social networking accounts.

Are you an Android user? Well, setting up the Android phone is simple as well. Just navigate to the Settings menu, followed by Sound and Notification options and finally enable or disable the App Notifications, from here you can prioritize the notifications or blocking them from the social networking apps installed on your Android phone.


Configuring notifications within the apps

If you are looking forward to making all your social network notifications manageable and actionable at the optimal level, you have to make sure that you are configuring the notifications within the social networking apps. There are several options to choose from, and it depends the device (Android, iPhone or Windows) you are using and the social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and others) that you are working on.

For instance, on Facebook, every time you get Likes for your posts, you may want to know about it and want to reply at the earliest to help promote your shared posts. Similarly, when on Twitter you get a new follower, you want to know about it and even respond to the follower’s direct messages. These things are made easier and simpler with the configuration of the notifications within the apps. It may take a little time to set up all your apps but once done you can sit back enjoy notifications for any important social media updates.

Hence, in a nutshell, these are the three most effective ways that allow you to customize the notifications on your Smartphone device and help your Smartphone become a social networking inbox. Great for anyone whose life or work involves plenty of online social interactions.


This guest post was written by Neha Mishra who works with the digital marketing team at She provides social media services in Los Angeles to her clients looking to boost their business. She also takes care of writing for her team and has written articles on Social Media, SEO, Web Design and many more.

Author Chinavasion Marketing 19.4.2016. | 09:41
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