Here’s complete guide to enable or disable apps with usage access on android Oreo devices. By default enable apps with usage access permission on android Oreo 8.1 & 8.0 and other devices. This usage access feature allows an app to track what other apps that you’re using on your device and how often, as well as your operator, language settings and other details.
In android Oreo devices, by default three apps enable usage access permission including Google play services, Google play store and Pixel launcher. Different android device has slightly different settings to disable it. Follow below given step by step guide to disable apps with usage access on android Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Galaxy Note 8/S8/S8 Plus, OnePlus 5T/5/3T and more.
How to enable/disable apps with usage access on android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1
By default turn on apps with usage access on android Oreo devices. You can disable it using below settings.
Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo devices
Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications
Step 3: Scroll down at the end of the page and tap on Advanced
Step 4: Tap on Special app access
Step 5: Tap on usage access
List of supported apps are view in your Oreo device screen. You can also select show system apps to disable app permit usage access.
Step 6: Tap on app you want to disable usage access
By default enable app usage access.
Step 7: Turn off toggle button of permit usage access
Now stop app usage access permission on your android Oreo devices.
Now that’s all. I hope this tutorial helpful to enable/disable apps with usage access on android Oreo 8.0 & 8.1 devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. We’ll respond as soon as possible. Don’t miss out our other android Oreo tips.