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How to Turn Off Heads Up Notifications In Android Oreo 8.1

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to disable peek/heads up notifications on Android 8.1 Oreo devices. When enabling this feature, you can see a notification on the home screen and reply from the home screen without an open app in your android Oreo devices. The first time in android lollipop devices introduces heads up (Peeking) notification feature. You can disable interruptions of app you don’t want to show pop up notifications on screen, sound, and vibrate when receiving any app notification on Android 8 Oreo, 9 Pie, and latest Android 10 using this tutorial. Different android device has slightly different settings to turn off peeking notification.

For any other android devices, you can check this to disable heads up notifications. Some of the devices have to Allow Peeking option under app notifications, so you can easily enable/disable it. But in Android Oreo slightly different settings. Check out the below settings.

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How to Disable Heads Up Notifications on Android 8.0 and 8.1 Oreo

Let see steps to disable heads up notification Oreo of individual apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and more.

Disable Heads Up Notification Android 10 and 9 Pie

Step 1: Go to Settings in your latest android devices.

Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.

Step 3: Tap on See All apps.

Step 4: Select App from the list.

Step 5: Tap on Notifications.

Step 6: Toggle off “Show notifications” under the chats section.

How to Turn Off Peeking Notification in Oreo 8.1

In android 8.1 Oreo device only by default installed app has importance level settings available.

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Android 8.1.

Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.

App Notification in android 8.1 Oreo phone

Step 3: Tap on Notifications.

App notification settings in Android 8.1 Oreo device

Step 4: Tap on App notifications.

turn off peek heads up notification on Google Pixel 2

Step 5: Select the App you want to disable heads up notification Oreo devices.

Tap on any app category you want to disable peeking notification in Oreo

Step 6: Tap on Any categories from the list.

Change importance level on Google Pixel 2 Oreo

Step 7: Tap on Importance.

How to turn off peeking notification in Google Pixel Oreo 8.1

Step 8: Choose Low.

Now it will disable heads up notifications Oreo apps such as YouTube, Gmail, Chrome, Google Due, and other apps.

If you can’t find importance level option in your Android Oreo device, disable app interruption using below settings to turn off peek heads up notification on your Oreo devices.

Disable WhatsApp Peek Notifications in Android Oreo 8.1

Step 1: Go to Settings in your android 8.1.

Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.

Recently opened apps settings in Google Pixel Oreo

Step 3: Tap on See all apps.

Step 4: Scroll down at the end of the page and tap on WhatsApp.

Android Oreo app notification settings

Step 5: Tap on App notifications.

How to disable heads up notifications on android Oreo

Step 6: Toggle off “Allow interruptions”.

Now when you get WhatsApp notification in your Google Pixel, you can’t see a pop-up notification, vibrate and sound in your Oreo device.

Turn Off Head-up Notification in the Facebook App in Android Oreo 8.0

Settings > Apps & notifications > Facebook > Toggle off Sound

Just select another app such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and you’ll disable peek heads up notification (Google Pixel 2) using the above settings. Also disable notification peeking on android Oreo 8.0 by third party apps (Nougat/Oreo quick settings) and ADB shell in your (Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL) devices.

Disable App Notifications on Android 8.1 Oreo

Settings > Apps & notifications > Select app from list > Toggle off “On

Do you still have questions about turn off heads up notifications on Android 8.1 Oreo devices? Feel free to leave them in the comment section below. We will respond as soon as possible to help you. Don’t forget to check out our other android Oreo articles.

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