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 Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 6 and other supported devices.
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
Step 5: Tap on app notifications
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.