How to disable Amber and emergency alerts on your Samsung Galaxy phone

Before I start this how-to, let me say that Amber and emergency alerts play an important role in the dissemination of public safety and security announcements. It is crucial to act quickly when searching for missing or injured children or the elderly. However, I'm human and can admit that I have had to stop at times (especially when a blaring sound from the horn) or was aware of the safety concern. For those moments when you just need a little respite from the blaring klaxons, here's how to disable Amber or silence emergency alerts on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone.How to disable Amber or emergency alerts from your Galaxy using SettingsOpen the Settings app. Tap on Notifications. Tap on Advanced settings. Click on Wireless emergency alerts. Click the Allow alerts toggle. Below, toggle between different types of alerts.These settings can also be accessed via the Samsung Messages App.Open the Samsung Messages App. Tap the three-dot menu at the top right of the screen. Tap on Settings when the context menu appears. Tap on Emergency Alert History. Click on Settings. This will bring you back to step 6. Click the Allow Alerts toggle. Below, toggle between a variety of alerts.Or, you can also use the Google Messages app.