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How to enable or disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo

Android 8.0 has several great features and one of them is notification dots. By default enable notification dots on android 8.0 O devices. You can individual enable / disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo using apps and notifications settings. This android O’s notification dots feature is useful to remember you get notifications from individual app such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Message etc. You can see different color notification dots when not read messages.

This android 8.0 feature is useful to see how many notifications you receive or missed on particular applications. Just press the notification dots of app to see what’s new in notification. You can first of all check your favorite app notifications using this feature. Follow below given step by step guide to enable / disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6 and other supported devices.


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How to enable / disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo

1st Method: Disable app notification dots using phone settings  

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

Step 2: Tap on apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap on app info

Step 4: Tap any app want to turn off notification dots

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Step 5: Tap on app notifications

disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo

By default enable notification dots on android Oreo in all applications.

Step 6: Turn off toggle button of allow notification dots

Now disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo devices. Using above settings, you can also disable download notifications and general notifications of that app.

2nd Method: Quickly disable notification dots from home screen

Step 1: Tap & hold the blank screen in your device home screen

Step 2: Tap on settings gear icon

By default enable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Step 3: Disable allow notification dots in android Oreo

In message and phone app, you will turn off notification dots with other tips, check it below.

Disable notification dots on message app:

Step 1: Open messages apps in your android devices

Step 2: Tap on three vertical dots from top right corner

Step 3: Tap on settings

Step 4: Tap on notifications

By default enable notification dot in messages app.

Step 5: Disable notification dot in messages app

You can also disable blink light feature in android 8.0 Oreo using above settings.

Disable notification dots on phone app:

Step 1: Open phone app in your android O device

Step 2: Tap on more

Step 3: Tap on settings

Step 4: Tap on voicemail

Step 5: Tap on notifications

Step 6: Disable notification dot voicemail

And that’s all. I hope this little tip helps to enable / disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo devices. Do you have any alternative methods? Share with us in below comment box. Don’t forget to share this android Oreo’s tips on your social network.

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