How to use notification dots on android Oreo

Android 8.0 Oreo released with awesome features including Picture-in-picture mode, notification dots, Google play protect, Android instant apps, Autofill and more. But in this tutorial, I will show you how to use notification dots on android Oreo 8.0 devices. By default enable notification dots on your android 8.0 Oreo devices.

Android Oreo notification dots feature is helpful to view received notification you missed. You can see different colors notification dots on app icon you missed pending notifications. Different apps use different color dot when appear. Also see notification dots on home screen folder also. Let see complete details to enable or disable and use notification dots on android Oreo 8.0 devices.


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How to use notification dots on android Oreo 8.0

By default turn on notification dots in your device. If you don’t like, you can disable it on your Oreo device. Check out below given several ways to enable/disable notification dots on android 8.0 Oreo devices such as Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto Z/Z play/ Z droid, HTC, Nokia 8 etc.

1st Way: Quickly disable notification dots on Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Go to settings

Step 2: Tap Apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap Notifications

Use notification dots on android Oreo 8.0

By default enable this feature in your android devices.

Step 4: Disable allow notification dots

2nd Way: Turn off notification dots using apps & notification settings

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap apps & notifications

Step 3: Tap app info

Step 4: Tap app want to turn off notification dots

Step 5: Tap app notifications

Turn off notification dots using apps & notification settings

By default enable notification dots on android Oreo devices.

Step 6: Turn off toggle button of allow notification dots

3rd Way: Disable notification dots from home screen settings on Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Tap & hold the blank screen in Oreo home screen

Step 2: Tap settings icon

Here you can see several options including app suggestion, display Google app, add icon to home screen, change icon shape, Notification dots and allow homescreen rotation. It’s quiet easy to use notification dots on android Oreo 8.0 devices.

Disable notification dots from home screen settings on Android Oreo

Step 3: Tap notification dots

By default enable on your Oreo devices.

Step 4: Disable allow notification dots

In message and phone app, you will disable this feature with other tips, check out below given settings.

Disable notification dots on message app in Oreo:

Step 1: Open messages apps in your Oreo

Step 2: Tap three vertical dots from top right corner

Step 3: Tap settings

Step 4: Tap notifications

By default enable this.

Disable notification dots on message app in Oreo

Step 5: Disable notification dot in messages app

Disable notification dots on Phone app in Oreo:

Step 1: Open phone app in your Oreo devices

Step 2: Tap more

Step 3: Tap settings

Step 4: Tap voicemail

Step 5: Tap notifications

Disable notification dots Phone app in Oreo

Step 6: Disable notification dot voicemail

And that’s all about how to use notification dots on android Oreo 8.0 devices. Do you have any tips want to share? If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest android 8.0 Oreo tips and tricks.

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