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How to disable display over other apps on android Oreo

Android 8.0 Oreo has several amazing features and one of them we introduce here is Display over other apps. This android 8.0 feature allowed the applications to display notification on top from other apps. In android Oreo first developer preview introduce screen overlay notifications. And in the fourth android Oreo developer preview, you can hide notification also. Let see how to disable display over other apps on android Oreo 8.0 devices.

In android 8.0 devices, you will turn off notification. You can individually disable notification from home screen notification settings. Also show new notification if another app is displaying over other apps in your Oreo device. Several users facing screen overlay detected error due to some of the apps wouldn’t run when other apps continue on screen. Follow below given step by step guide to disable display over other apps on android Oreo 8.0 devices.


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How to disable display over other apps on android Oreo 8.0

There are two ways to disable notifications for apps displaying over other apps in android 8.0 Oreo devices such as Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto Z, Galaxy S8, HTC, LG and more.

1st Way: Disable display over other apps on android Oreo using apps & notification settings

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo 8.0 devices

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap advanced

Step 4: Tap special app access

Display over other apps settings under special app access in Oreo

Step 5: Tap Display over other apps

You can see list of supported displaying over other apps in your Oreo device. By default enable display over other apps in your android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Display over other apps list in android 8.0 Oreo

Step 6: Tap app want to disable

Disable display over other apps on android Oreo 8.0

By default enable display over other apps in android devices.

Step 7: Turn off toggle button of Allow display over other apps

2nd Way: Disable notifications for individual apps displaying over other apps

First of all find which app supported display over other apps feature in your android Oreo devices. You will find it using below settings in your Pixel and Pixel XL 8.0 and other Oreo devices.

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

Here you can view list of supported apps.

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap app info

Step 4: Tap app want to disable display over other apps feature

Display over other apps settings in android Oreo

Step 5: Tap display over other apps under advanced section

Enable display over other apps in android 8.0 Oreo

BY default enable display over other apps in android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Step 6: Turn off toggle button to disable it

And that’s all. I hope you will enjoy this tutorial to disable display over other apps on android Oreo 8.0 devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Don’t miss our single android Oreo tips and tricks.

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