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Change app or chat notifications

You can change how you're notified about messages and other updates in Allo. You can choose different settings for specific chats.

Change how you're notified about messages

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Allo.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Notifications.
  3. Choose which settings to change, including whether to get notifications or hear sounds.

Change what updates you get

Notifications about your contacts or features are on by default.

  1. Open Allo.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then Notifications
  3. Choose the setting you want to change:
    • Chat suggestions: Get notifications for chat ideas and trending topics.
    • Contact updates: Get alerts for your contacts, like when a contact joins Allo.
    • What’s new in Allo: Learn about new options in the app.
    • Smart reminders: Get notified about unread messages and chats.

Turn off notifications for a chat

  1. Open Allo.
  2. Touch & hold the conversation you want to change settings for.
  3. Tap Turn off notifications.

To turn them back on, touch & hold the conversation and tap Turn on notifications.

Change notifications for a chat

  1. Open Allo.
  2. Tap the conversation you want to change settings for.
  3. In the upper right, tap the profile icon and then Chat or Group details.
  4. Choose the setting you want to change:
    • Mute: Silence notifications for the conversation.
    • Notification sound: Change the sound you hear for messages.

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