How to enable / disable push notifications android lollipop (5.1.1)

Learn here how to enable / disable push notifications android phone or tablet. Push notification is one type of message alert when you are not using that application or not active on android device. When you get push notification on your android device, you can see the notifications as display message with symbol on your device home screen or lock screen.

You can individually disable push notification of android app from your device. It’s quite simple to turn on / off push notification android lollipop (5.1.1) device such as Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge & S6 Edge plus, Samsung Galaxy J7 & J5, HTC one, Nexus and other Galaxy device. Follow below given steps to enable / disable push notifications android lollipop and upcoming android 6.0 marshmallow device.


Also read: How to enable / disable automatic app updates in android device

How to enable / disable push notifications android lollipop (5.1.1)

1st way:

Step 1: Open “Settings” app on your android device

Tap on application under device category

Step 2: Under device section, tap on “Applications”

Tap on application manger under application

Step 3: Tap on “Application manger”

Tap on WhatsApp to disbale push notifications

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

Step 5: Tap on any android app want 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 device. By default, check mark 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 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 kitKit device.

2nd way:

Step 1: Open “Settings” app

Tap on Sound and notificaitons under device section

Step 2: Tap on “Sounds and notifications” under quick settings section / Device section

Block app notificaitons

Step 3: Scroll down until see “App notifications” under notifications section & tap on it

Step 4: Tap on any app want 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. That’s it.

Above you can see the simple steps to enable / disable push notifications android lollipop (5.1.1) device. If you have any concern or question regarding above steps, don’t hesitate please let us know on below comment box. Connect with us for daily latest technology updates!

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