How To Enable or Disable Notifications Dots In Android 10, 9 (Pie), 8.1 (Oreo)

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Get rid of dotted notifications on Android? Here’s how to use notification dots on android Oreo 8.0 (Available on Android 9 Pie and 10) devices. By default enable notification dots in Android 8.0 Oreo devices. Android Oreo notification dots feature is helpful to view received notification you missed. You can see different color notification dots on the app icon you missed pending notifications. Different apps use different color dots when appear. Also, see notification dots on the home screen folder also.

Android 8.0 Oreo released with awesome features including Picture-in-picture mode, notification dots, Google Play Protects, Android instant apps, Autofill and more. Let see complete details to use notification dots on android Oreo 8.1 devices.

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How To Turn Off Notification Dots On Android 8.0 Oreo

You can turn notification dots on or off in the latest android 10 and 9 Pie using below given settings.

Enable or Disable Notifications dots on Android 10 and 9 Pie

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap on Apps & notifications.

Step 3: Tap on Notifications.

Step 4: Tap on Advanced.

Step 5: Toggle off Allow Notifications dots.

Alternative Way:

Long press on the blank space in home screen on your Android 10 > Home settings > Notification dots > Allow > Toggle off Allow Notifications dots

By default turn on notification dots on Android Oreo. If you don’t want to use it, you can disable it anytime on your Oreo device. Check out below given several ways to enable it on android 8.0 Oreo devices such as Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Moto Z/Z Play/Z droid, HTC, Nokia 8, etc.

1st Way: Quickly Turn Off Notification Dots On Android 8.0 Oreo

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: Toggle off 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 wants 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 Allow notification dots

3rd Way: Disable Notification Dots on Android 8.1 From home screen settings 

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

Step 2: Tap settings icon.

Here you can see several options including app suggestion, display Google app, add the icon to the home screen, change icon shape, Notification dots and allow home screen rotation. It’s quite 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 the 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 Show notification dot in the messages app

Disable Notification Dots on the Phone App in Android Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Open the 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: Toggle off Show 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 the latest android 8.0 Oreo tips and tricks.

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