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How To Disable Notifications on Android (All Versions)

Last Updated on March 31, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to enable or disable notifications on Android phones or tablets. When you get a message notification, you can see the notifications as a display message with an app symbol on your device’s home screen or lock screen. Push notification is one type of message alert when you are not using your device or not active on an Android device. Also, show or hide notifications on the lock screen Android 5.1.2 Lollipop, 6.0 Marshmallow, 7.1.2 Nougat, 8.0 Oreo, 9.0 Pie, 10, and Android 11 version.

You can individually turn off apps notifications on your Android device using apps settings. It’s quite simple to turn on/turn off push notifications on Android 5.1.1 to Android 10 devices such as Samsung Galaxy, All Pixel, HTC One, Nexus, and other devices.

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How To Enable/Disable Push Notifications Android 11 to 5.1.2

You can turn off app notifications on Android phones and tablets using below given methods.

How to Turn Off Notifications in Android 11 Stock OS

How To Disable Notifications on Android (All Version) Stock OS

Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select App > Notifications > Toggle off  All App notifications

How to Disable Notifications on Android 10

Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select App > Notifications > Turn off  Show notifications toggle 

Hide Notifications From Lock Screen Android 10

Long press on blank space on home screen > Home settings > Notification dots > Lock screen > Notification on lock screen > Don’t show notifications

Disable Notifications on Android 9 (Pie)

Settings > Apps & notifications > See all apps > Select App > Notifications > Turn off  Show notifications toggle 

Hide Sensitive Content on lock screen Android 9 

Settings > Security & location > Device security > Lock screen preferences > on lock screen > Hide sensitive content

Turn off Notifications on Android Oreo 8.1

Settings > Apps & notifications > App info > Tap App > App Notifications > Turn off ON toggle

Show or Hide lock screen notifications on Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > on the lock screen > Show all notification content/hide notification content > don’t show notifications at all

How to Turn Off Notifications on Android Nougat 7.1.2 & 6.0 Marshmallow (6.0)

Settings > Device > Notifications > Select app from list > Turn on Block all toggle

Hide Lock Screen Notifications Content on Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)

Settings > Device > Notifications > Settings gear icon at top of screen > On the lock screen > Hide sensitive notifications content

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How to Turn Off Push Notifications on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Android device.

Tap on application under device category

Step 2: Under the device section, tap on Applications.

Tap on application manger under application

Step 3: Tap on the Application Manager.

Tap on WhatsApp to disbale push notifications

Step 4: You can see the 5 different tabs. Select the Downloaded tab.

Step 5: Tap on any android app that wants to hide message notifications of that app from your android device home screen or lock screen.

How to disable push notifications android lollipop

You can see the above screen on your android lollipop 5.1.2 and marshmallow 6.0 device. By default, checkmark the show notifications box.

disable push notifications android lollipop

Step 6: Uncheck the box of Show notifications. You can see the message: Turn off notifications?

Step 7: Tap on “OK” to disable push notifications on the Android Lollipop 5.1.1 device.

If you turn off notifications for this app, you may miss important alerts and updates on your android lollipop and KitKat device.

How to Block Notifications Android Lollipop 5.1.1

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

Tap on Sound and notificaitons under device section

Step 2: Tap on Sounds and notifications under the quick settings section/Device section.

Block app notificaitons

Step 3: Scroll down until seeing App notifications under the notifications section & tap on it.

Step 4: Tap on any app that wants to Block notifications.

block WhatsApp app notificaiton android

By default disable block notifications of that Android app.

Step 5: Turn on the toggle button of Block notifications.

Now you cannot get any notifications, sound, and vibration alert of this block app on your android phone or tablet home screen or lock screen.

Above you can see the simple steps to enable/disable push notifications Android lollipop 5.1.1 to Android 11 devices. If you have any concerns or questions regarding the above steps, don’t hesitate please let us know on the below comment box. Connect with us for daily latest technology updates!

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