The F-Secure SENSE app sends you notifications on certain app
activities. The notifications from the SENSE app are ON by default.
Once you receive a notification, an indicator icon appears on your
phone's status bar. To see more information about the notification, open the
notification panel by dragging the status bar downwards. Expand the
notification by dragging downwards on it with two fingers, or by tapping the
As for all apps on your Android device, you can customize the
notification settings for the SENSE app. To access the notification settings
for SENSE, depending on the device, either tap and hold the SENSE notification,
or open notification settings for SENSE app from the system settings.
Android 8.0 and later have notification categories that can be adjusted
and enabled independently. To view the category-specific notification settings,
tap on the desired notification category. The SENSE app has currently the
following three categories:
App security alerts -
Displayed only when malware is detected on the device.
App security - Ongoing
notification giving information on connection to SENSE network.
Scanning in progress -
Displayed only when scanning is in progress.
Note: When F-Secure makes changes to the notification feature and updates
the F-Secure SENSE app, users may see the following system message in the App
notifications settings page:
1 category deleted
This is a default system message
which requires no actions from the user.