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How to disable persistent notification on android Oreo

Google launched latest android 8.0 Oreo OS with top best features including Adaptive icons, Notification dots, PIP mode, Android instant apps, background process limit, Auto-fill, Google play protect and more. In android Oreo, you will see notification on home screen when any app running in background. Let see complete process to disable persistent notification on android Oreo 8.0.

Annoying by android Oreo persistent notification? In android 8.0 Oreo, you can hide apps running in the background notification using apps & notification settings. Also use download third party application from play store and hide persistent notifications on android Oreo devices. In android 8.0 Oreo, you will permanently snooze notification without root your device.


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 How to hide / disable persistent notification on android Oreo 8.0

When app running in background in your Oreo, you can see below screen on your android 8.0 device.

Hide app running in the background in android Oreo 8.0 device

There are two ways to hide persistent notifications on android Oreo 8.0 devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, LG, Moto Z, Moto Z play, HTC and other list of Oreo compatible devices.

1st Method: Hide apps running in background in Oreo using Notification importance

Android Oreo comes with new notification importance feature. So you can individually set notification important level on android Oreo as Urgent / High / Medium or Low.

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo device

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap app info

Step 4: Tap three vertical dots from top right side corner

SHow system in app info in your Oreo 8.0 device

Step 5: Tap show system

Android System info in Oreo app info settings

Step 6: Scroll down and tap android system

App notifications of android system app in Oreo

Step 7: Tap app notifications

List of various categories is view in android system notifications.

turn off Apps running in background notification in Android 8.0 Oreo

Step 8: Scroll down and tap apps running in background

Importance notification in android system

Step 9: Tap importance

By default set medium as important in android system notifications.

Disable persistent notification on android Oreo 8.0

Step 9: Choose low

This is one of the easiest and simple method to hide the app running in the background persistent notification android Oreo 8.0.

2nd Method: Disable persistent notification on android Oreo using third party apps

In this method, you will need to download Tasker and Notification Listener app from play store and install in your Oreo devices. This app is useful to block the persistent notification on android Oreo 8.0 device.

Download Tasker app

Download Notification listener app

After downloaded apps in your device, import below given file in Tasker and run it to hide persistent notifications on android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Download XML File

Open Tasker app > Tasker > Tasks window > import > mobile icon > Snooze.xml file > Now import downloaded file. After imported file, Go to profiles > + button at right side of bottom corner > select Event from drop down menu > select Tasker event > Select event category > Tasker > Monitor start > back arrow > New task & snooze options > Snooze

Now reboot your android Oreo device. You will no longer see persistent notification on your android Oreo device.

End the list of possible solutions to disable persistent notification on android Oreo 8.0 devices. Do you know some other handy tips? Let me know in the comment section. Don’t forget to mention which method worked for you.

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