Notification Light not working on Samsung S9: Here’s the fix


Red/Green Notification Light not working on Samsung S9, isn’t that your problem? No worries, here are some tricks that will help you fix the problem.

First of all, understand what these notification lights indicate, as every time different lights blink. The LED notification light is located on the upper front screen of the Samsung S9. Check out the functions of LED lights,


  • Pulsing: When you turn on/off the device.
  • Blinking: When any unread notifications are present including Missed Calls, Messages, Voice Recording, etc.


  • Glowing: When the device is in charging and fully charged.
  • Blinking: When the phone is fully charged.


  • Glowing: When the phone is in charge.
  • Blinking: It indicates the device is Low on battery.

Other Colors

White, Purple and Pink colors are also blinking as Notification LED when you have installed any Third-party application that supports LED Notification.

This was all about how LED Notifications work on your Samsung S9. Back to the problem, begin with the tips and fix Samsung S9 LED Notification Light not Working.

Tip 1: Disable and Enable Notification Light

Sometimes simple turning off and on can fix the notification light not working on Samsung S9. So, follow the steps and disable the Notification light for a few minutes.

  1. Open the Settings app, by tapping on Gear-shaped setting icon from the notification panel.
  2. Tap Display.
  3. Turn off LED indicator.

That’s all! Now you have disabled the notification light on Samsung S9, again go through the same sequence and check the box next to LED Indicator.

Tip 2: Reset Settings

If you are having a problem with any System Settings, then this trick will work great for you. All the custom settings will be clear to default, after Reset Settings on your phone. Though, you have to set up the settings as usual.

  1. Tap on Menu.
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Go to General Management.
  4. Select Reset and then tap on Reset Settings.
  5. Confirm, Reset Settings.

Tip 3: Wipe Cache Partition

Using the Samsung S9 for a long time? Then definitely, a lot of cache files have occupied space on your device, not all the cache files are beneficial for system. Some are intended to damage the system, so without thinking much more, Wipe Cache Partition on Samsung S9,

  1. Shut down the device.
  2. Now, press and hold the Power button, Bixby button and Volume Up button at the same time.
  3. Release all the buttons when you see the Android logo on the screen.
  4. Using Volume keys, navigate to the Wipe Cache Partition.
  5. To select Wipe Cache Partition, press Power button.
  6. Lastly, use the Power button to choose Reboot System Now.