Check for Apps That Can Access Notifications on Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

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    First, you'll need to have your phone unlocked and be on the home screen.
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    Then, swipe down from the top of the screen.
    This will open the notification panel.
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    In the notification panel, tap on the white gear-shaped icon.
    The icon is in the top-right side. Tapping on the white gear-shaped icon will take you to the "Settings" panel.
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    We're looking for "Lock screen and security".
    It should be in "Quick settings".
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    If "Lock screen and security" is not in "Quick settings", scroll down to the third section, "Personal".
    "Lock screen and security" will be there.
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    Tap on "Lock screen and security".
    This will open the "Lock screen and security" panel.
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    Scroll down until you see "Device security", "Find My Mobile", "Unknown sources", and "Other security settings".
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    Tap on "Other Security Settings".
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    Scroll all the way to the bottom to "Notification access".
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    Tap on "Notification access".
    This will bring up a panel where you will see any applications that have access to your notifications. In this video, all of the applications are incapable of reading notifications. However, you may get a bug or a virus that will try to access the notifications, and you'll want to keep that information personal. This is the screen where you can see the applications to disable or uninstall them.
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    When you've finished, tap the back arrow.
    You'll be back to "Other security settings".
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    From "Other security settings", you can press the home button.
    You'll be taken to the home screen.
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