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How To Change Notification Importance On Android Oreo 8.0

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

You can use notification channels on Android Oreo to set notification priority for messages and calls. This importance notification on Android 8.1 Oreo has four levels including Urgent, High, Medium and Low. You can also see notification dot, blink light, Oreo lock screen content, override Do not disturb and other additional settings.

Some of the apps include notifications categories in android 8.0 Oreo such as a clock, calendar, Google Allo, messages, contact, etc. Also, see display over the app’s settings in android to control each app individually. Follow the below-given step by step guide to change notification importance on android Oreo 8.0.

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How To Use Notification Channels On Android 8 Oreo

You can change messages and calls notification importance using apps & notification settings in android 8.0 Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, LG, OnePlus 5/3T/3, HTC and more.

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo devices.

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications.

Here you can see app permissions, notifications, app info and advanced settings for apps & notifications.

Step 3: Tap app info.

Step 4: Tap Messages.

Step 5: Tap app notifications.

You can change notification importance on messages using below given both options.

Change Android 8.0 Oreo notification importance

Step 6: Tap default under categories OR additional settings of the app.

By default set urgent as an important notification in messages.

Tap importance in notifications on android 8.0 Oreo

Step 7: Tap Importance.

You will see below given four options.

Change notification importance on android Oreo 8.0

Urgent: Make sound and pop up on the screen

High: Make a sound when your Oreo device gets notifications.

Medium: No sound, you can see a notification in the status bar.

Low: When receiving notification in your android Oreo, no sound or visual interruption. It means silent notification in android 8.0 Oreo.

Step 8: Choose from the above options.

It’s quite easy to change notification importance on android Oreo 8.0 devices.


Change importance notification Android 8.0 Oreo for calls

Step 1: Open phone app.

Step 2: Tap three vertical dots from the top right side corner.

Step 3: Tap Settings.

You can see phone settings such as sounds & vibration, call blocking, voicemail, accessibility, caller ID & spam and more.

Step 4: Tap voicemail.

Step 5: Tap notifications.

Change importance notification Android 8.0 Oreo for calls

Step 6: Tap importance

By default set voicemail notifications as high. So whenever you receive notification from the message, your device makes sound and see a message on the notification bar.

Step 7: Choose from options

Set Android 8.0 Notification Importance For Messages App

Messages app > Three vertical dots > settings > Notifications > Importance > Choose option want to set

Change lock screen notification on Android Oreo

Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > On the lock screen > Lock screen notifications > Show all notification content / hide notification content > don’t show notifications at all

Turn off app notifications on Android 8.0 Oreo

Settings > Apps & notifications > App info > Tap App > App Notifications > Turn off “ON” toggle

Enable or Disable Display Over Other Apps On Android 8.0 Oreo

Settings > Apps & notifications > Advanced > Special app access >Display over other apps

You will see a list of various apps and by default enable display over other apps in the Android Oreo 8.0 device.

I hope the above-given tips helpful to change notification importance on android Oreo 8.0 devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment section. We will respond as soon as possible. Stay connected with for daily android Oreo tips.

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