Google may have the Android OS on lockdown and won over the base with the pure and minimalist Android experience, but there are still plenty of Galaxy fans keeping Samsung in business. Apart from the refreshing change in the user interface that comes with Samsung Galaxy devices, whether that be the Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8, or the Galaxy Note 8, you also get a bunch of exclusive features, one of which seems to be more annoying than useful as it seems.
The feature called App permission monitor is aimed to act as the control center for all the permissions that apps are allowed to use. While this is meant to keep you aware of which apps are using excessive permissions, having the Apps permission monitor constantly on the notification window can be annoying.
If you have tried disabling notifications for a specific app to get rid of Apps permission monitor, it won’t work.
- From the home screen of your Galaxy S8, head over to the Settings.
- Scroll down to find and open the Lock screen and security tab in the Settings menu.
- You’ll be able to find the App permission monitor tab under here with the toggle switch right next to it.
- Once you’ve disabled the App permission monitor, the notification should go away from the notification window.
Do let us know if you need any more help in this regard.
Once you do this, you shouldn’t be receiving notifications like ‘this app has been detected using SMS’, or ‘this app has been detected using that’. No more app detection alerts that you don’t want.
But BTW, in case you install any doubtful app for any reason, or simply any app outside of the Play Store, we recommend you keep this option On.
Sharing a love-hate relationship with Biotechnology in college, Husain moved on to his true calling of being a tech geek through and through. While briefly being persuaded by the iPhone, he made it back to the Android camp with the OnePlus One and has been a loyal comrade since.
The Galaxy S9 is now available worldwide. We ran through several Android P features already on the Galaxy S9 and even took a look at a few hidden things you might not know about. While you’re likely loving your new phone, there are a few concerns with any new device. One possible issue is the new persistent Android System notifications on the Galaxy S9.
If you’re coming from an older Android phone, you probably noticed the new Android System notifications in the notification shade on your new Galaxy S9. This is a new feature with Android Oreo, helping make users aware of any background apps consuming battery or taking up system resources. Unfortunately, if these notifications pile up, they can annoy some users. If you’re already aware that certain apps are displaying on top of others, you can turn off this notification easily.
Disabling the ‘Displaying Over Other Apps’ Notification
We already took a look at how to disable the persistent battery usage notification, the process here is very similar. After swiping down the notification shade, swipe right on the the “Displaying Over Other Apps” Notification. This will reveal a Settings cog which you can tap to access the notification settings for Android System.
Tapping on the cog brings you to the detailed notification settings. From here, you will scroll down and find the setting for your particular app that is displayed over others in the list of system notifications. In this example, the app in question is NavBar Apps. Turn this notification off and you’re all set!
It is worth noting that there are a number of Android System notifications that cannot be disabled, such as Wi-Fi status, Account Status and missing SIM card alerts. These offer critical user information that you should be aware of. Still, you can tap on the corresponding notification type and switch it to low priority so there are no interruptions with your work flow.
With this ugly Android System notification gone, your notification shade should look much less cluttered. If you want to learn more customization tricks for your Galaxy S9, check out our guide on getting a black navigation bar. Be sure to let us know in the comments how you’re getting along with your new Galaxy S9!
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23-09-2019 01:39 PM in
I keep getting a notification to allow/deny permission for a smart device. You can see from the first photo the notifications are set to off but they still happen. I don’t even know what could be trying to connect and how? Is it via Bluetooth because the tv doesn’t show up under Bluetooth devices on my phone. Any idea how to stop this?
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23-09-2019 04:43 PM in
Hi @H1994. It could be possible that someone in the vicinity is attempting to connect to your TV.
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20-01-2020 09:00 PM in
I have this same problem of a blutooth device trying to connect to my tv does anyone have the answer to this? I’ve tried everything!
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21-05-2020 08:14 PM in
I am also seeing similar issue where ALLOWED smart devices on my home netowork are being callenged over and over again with this notification window, even though i have approeved the devices and even locked their IP ADDRESS so MAC and IP address are not changing to eliminate that being why my 2020 model smasung TV is asking EVERY TIME even with “notifications turned off”. Feels like a Samsung TV OS bug, nothing else. HELP
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10-09-2020 11:35 PM in
I have the exact same problem. This is definitely a firmware bug. In my case, I am trying to use my phone as a remote control (iPhone 11 pro Max with latest iOS, via multiple apps from the AppStore). Having to approve the connection from my phone to the TV (2019 series 7) with the actual remote defeats the purpose of using a virtual remote. By the looks of it, the bug has been around for a while, but Samsung are yet to fix it (if they will ever bother to fix it). What’s going on, @samsung?
Want to block notifications from some apps on Samsung phone? Some apps send annoying notifications even advertisements through the notifications on our cell phone. If you are bombarded with notifications and you do not want to uninstall the apps that send you the annoying notifications on the phone, you can choose to turn off notifications from these apps so you can still use them but without bothersome notifications.
How to turn off or block app notifications on Samsung Android phone?
Unlike iPhone which has a separate section called ‘notification center’ in Settings to manage notifications from all apps on the phone. Samsung galaxy phones settings do not have a notification center. In order to stop apps from sending notifications or hide notifications from apps on Samsung mobile, you need to head to the App Info screen and disable the ‘Show notification’ option. There are two easy ways you can get there and disable notifications.
Turn off app notifications on Samsung phone – Method 1
Pull down the notification panel from the screen top. Press and hold on the notification until the ‘App Info‘ pops up, touch the app info, you will open a screen like below.
By default the ‘Show notifications‘ option is checked and enabled, if you like to hide or not display notifications and alerts from the app, you can touch on it to disable or turn off notifications or alerts from the selected app on Samsung mobile phone. After that you will get a warning message saying ‘If you disable notifications for this app, you may miss important alerts and updates’. Press OK button to turn off notifications and all new notifications from this app in the future will not be displayed in the notification panel on Samsung phone.
Block app notifications on Samsung phone – Method 2
Once you have read or cleared the notifications from the top notification panel on Samsung phone, you can go to Apps >> Settings >> Application manager, then browse through the different tabs, downloaded, SD card, running and all, until you find the app which sends you the annoying alerts or notifications on the phone. Tap on the app to open the App info from there, and touch to turn off the ‘Show notifications‘ option and block any new notifications from the selected app on your Samsung device.
Disable notifications from apps’ settings on Samsung phone – Method 3
In fact, many Android apps should have the notification settings with them. You can configure how you would like to receive notifications. WeChat, for instance, has the quick toggle to disable New Message Alerts within the app. You can also choose to turn off notifications for WeChat messages in Notification Center. WeChat for Android also has an option allow you to mute new message notification. WhatsApp for Android has options like a vibration, light, pop-up notification, notification tone.
Lock or hide app notifications using a privacy protector app on Samsung phone – Method 4
A notification lock app or privacy locker app, such as the Lockit for android, can also help you hide secret messages and notifications from the Notification Panel on Samsung phone. Check out this tutorial to lock Notifications on Android phone using this free security app.
A security app is very useful. Except locking notifications, it can also help you lock photos, videos and any apps on Android phone. Check out this guide to lock settings and apps on Samsung phone.
Of course, if like you can always re-enable the notifications by going back to the App Info and rechecking the ‘Show notifications’ box in the future.
Michael Crider/Digital Trends Notifications in Chrome OS are similar to the ones that are build into OS X and later versions of Windows, but they have their own idiosyncrasies that require a bit of attention. Notifications in Chromebooks and other Chrome OS hardware come from two primary sources: extensions and notification-enabled websites. Sites that frequently update, like Facebook, will ask to display notifications the first time you visit them. To manage which websites can display outside of their tabs and windows, follow the instructions below.
Managing website notifications
To start managing your website notification settings, open a standard Chrome window, then click the menu button (on the far right of the address bar) and select “Settings.” Scroll down to the bottom of the Settings menu and click “Show advanced settings,” then find the “Privacy” section. Click “Content settings.” If you can’t find it, just use the search bar and enter “notifications.”
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In the Content settings menu there’s a sub-section labelled Notifications. There are three options here:
- Allow all sites to show notifications. This allows any website that’s active on your Chromebook, in any tab or window, to display pop-up notifications via Chrome OS’s default interface. This setting is not recommended.
- Ask when a site wants to show notifications (the default option). This option forces websites to ask your permission before displaying notifications. Your answer, yes or no, can be changed later – see below.
- Do not allow any site to show notifications. This option does exactly what it says, but Chrome OS itself can still show notifications (like messages about updates or screenshots), and so can extensions and apps.
Select whichever option you’d like. If you want to allow or disable notifications from specific sites, regardless of your selection above, click the “Manage exceptions” button.
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In this window you can allow or disable websites that you’ve previously enabled or denied access. You can also add specific websites to the extension list, though it’s generally easier just to go to the website and follow the onscreen prompt, as seen at the head of this article.
Chrome apps and extensions
Chrome apps and Chrome extensions can also show notifications in the primary Chrome OS interface. These don’t have a universal settings menu – to enable or disable them, you’ll need to go to each one’s individual Settings menu and manually change it. Click the main Chrome menu, then hover the mouse cursor over “More tools” and click “Extensions.”
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Click the “Options” link under the relevant extension in the list. Alternately, if you keep the extension you’d like to change in the primary URL bar, right-click the relevant one and click “Options” in the context menu. Note that not every extension includes an Options menu.
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Each extension manages its options differently, but notifications usually have a prominent link or tab dedicated to management. Some allow different sizes or more or less information, some include a simple toggle. If there’s no option to remove notifications from an extension, unfortunately that means that the only way to disable them is to uninstall the extension itself.
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Lollipop is still rare among Android users, but it’s slowly gaining ground – not just following updates, but also thanks to manufacturers that are launching devices which run the latest version of Google’s OS out of the box.
One of the new and important features that Android 5.0 Lollipop is bringing is lock screen notifications: any Lollipop device can show your notifications directly on the lock screen. While that’s great, sometimes you may not want your notifications to show up on the lock screen, so Google obviously lets you disable this feature.
By default, Android Lollipop devices use a simple swipe lock screen that lets you peek at all your notifications. To stop notifications from showing up on your lock screen, go to Settings -> Sound & notification, and scroll down until you see the “When device is locked” tab. Tapping on that will allow you to choose the “Don’t show notifications at all” option.
If you change your lock screen from swipe to more secure ones like pattern, PIN, or password lock screens, you’ll get a third option when it comes to notifications: “Hide sensitive notification content.” When you select this, you’ll still be able to see all notifications on the lock screen, but sensitive information (like email titles and content, or SMS titles and content) won’t be displayed unless you unlock your device.
As we told you not long ago, Samsung’s TouchWiz UI comes with its own take on this matter: it hides sensitive notifications on the lock screen by default.
Have you configured app notification on Samsung A50? Notifications are important, but not most of the time. Some notifications may be most useful, while some may not. It is up to us how we are going to manage our notification settings. Let’s say you need to go through the email every minute, but what if you keep getting a lot of alerts and notifications from the unused app. Instead of uninstalling the app you can just select which app sends alerts and which one don’t.
Previously, we discussed how do not disturb feature on your phone helps to control your calls, text messages and notifications. Using do not disturb may be handy for a specific time but it is not suitable for every case. If you are unaware of playing with this feature then check the link here. We have done everything for you.
Today we will be discussing the topic “How to control App Notifications on Samsung Galaxy A50?” Not only Samsung Galaxy A50 but this method comes handy with most of the Samsung Galaxy devices running on One UI and Android Pie version. For most of the devices, the setting preferences may be slightly different just take a little time to explore your device and you will find it.
Control App Notification On Samsung a50
Your device gives you the flexibility to customize app alerts, notifications as per your need. Here we will be looking at some of the methods that enable you to control app notifications. Let’s get started. Here’s how to make your notifications work for you.
Adjust Notification on App Icon Badges.
These Notification Badges appear on the app icons when apps receive notifications. You can see these numbers on the home screen or app drawer. You can adjust whether your apps display App icon badges or not. To adjust the settings follow these steps.
1. Go to the Settings from your app drawer.
2. Tap on the Notifications tab.
3. Toggle the switch next to App icon badges to turn it on or off.
You can also display notifications on the app without showing the number. You need to just choose Show without number option. To adjust the settings follow these steps.
- Tap on the App icon badges.
- Turn off the switch situated next to App icon badges if you want to turn off the entire notifications.
- Under the Badge Style, you will see a couple of options. Just choose according to your needs. If you want to show notification with a number then choose the option Show with number else select the other one Show without number.
- If you want your app to show notifications when you touch and hold an app on the Home screen, then toggle on the Show notifications switch.
Adjust Notification of an Individual app
Your device gives you the flexibility to adjust notification on a per-app basis. You can also adjust notification on the basis of category. Without any further delay let’s have a look at how to adjust the settings.
- Go to the Settings section from your app drawer.
- Tap on the Notifications tab to proceed.
- Once you enter the screen you will see the Recently Sent tab. Now tap on the See all.
- Now tap on the app you want to adjust the setting.
- Toggle the switch next to Show notifications to completely turn off notifications for an app.
- Below you will see the category for the specific app. If you want to turn off the notification for the specific category toggle the switch next to it.
Status bar Settings
If the notification is disturbing your status and you are fade up with clearing them then, you can hide them all or only show a couple. Follow these settings.
- Go to Settings.
- Tap on the Notifications.
- Select on the Status bar and adjust the desired settings.
This is how you control app notification on your Samsung Galaxy a50 and other Android Pie series device. Hope this article helped you in controlling the notifications on your device.
Android Notifications are among the most important component of any device. Now that nearly all your work relies on various apps like Gmail, WhatsApp, etc, missing notifications from them could prove to be disastrous. But more often than not, you might have experienced this issue. For example, you wouldn’t receive any email until and unless you manually open the Gmail app. To avoid such issues in the near future, we have curated eight different types of solutions to fix your Android notifications. Go check them out. Once you are done fixing out your device’s notifications, have a look at 25 hidden Android secret settings to get more out of your phone.
1. Reboot your Device
Surprised with this workaround right at the top of our list in fixing Android notifications? Well, you shouldn’t be. This is because a simple restart may be the perfect solution to such type of problems. Just long-press your Power button once and tap on Reboot. Wait till the device reboots, and if the issue still persists, try out the other methods mentioned below.
2. Check your Notifications Settings
If restarting didn’t work out for you, make sure all the required notification access and permissions are enabled for the said apps. You may check for the same by heading over to Settings > Apps and notifications > See all xx apps > Tap on the applications of your choice. Now tap on Notifications and see that all the nec9essary notifications are enabled for this app.
3. Fix Android Notifications by Turning off Adaptive Battery
Android has recently adopted the Adaptive Battery to further optimize your device’s battery performance. It basically prevents the apps not used frequently from remaining in the background for pretty long. So restricting background services of an app may take a toll on its notification settings as well. In that case, you may consider turning off the Adaptive Battery feature entirely (not recommended) or do so on a per-app basis.
To entirely turn off the feature, go to Settings > Battery > Adaptive Battery and disable this feature. However, if you wish to disable it for a particular app, navigate to Settings > Apps and notifications > See all xx apps > [Select your App] > Advanced > Battery optimization.
Moreover, also check that the app is not restricted to run in the background. Disable the same from Background restriction feature. It will be present just above battery optimization. If the above steps weren’t able to fix up your Android notifications error, try out the ones mentioned below.
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4. Fix Android Notifications by disabling the Do Not Disturb
Another important thing to consider while fixing up the Android notifications is regarding the Do Not Disturb mode. As evident from its name, the Do Not Disturb features silence all the notifications from all the apps, unless you whitelist them. So it may be that you have enabled it by mistake- more so after it has made up all the way to the notifications panel. So, to review its settings, go to Settings and look for Do Not Disturb mode under Sounds/Notifications. You may also use the search bar at the top of the Settings page for the same. From there, make sure you turn off this mode for the app of your choice, or entirely if you did it by mistake.
5. Keep the Background Data enabled
If the background data has been disabled for any particular app, then it is anything but obvious that you wouldn’t be able to get timely notifications. This holds even more true in the case of internet-only apps like Gmail and WhatsApp. To make sure that the background data is indeed enabled, you may have to visit Settings > Apps & Notifications > See all xx apps > [Select your App] > Data Usage > Background Data. From there, make sure that the toggle next to Background data is enabled.
6. Disable Data Saver
The Data Saver feature helps you to restrict the amount of data that an app consumes when you aren’t connected to the Wi-Fi network. Although a pretty useful feature in itself, this also means that you may miss out on pretty important notifications as well. So, unless in extreme circumstances, make sure to have it turned off to fix up the Android notifications. The option to do the same is available under the Settings > Network & internet > Data Usage > Data Saver. Make sure to toggle off the switch from there.
7. Fix Android Notifications via a third-party app
Android has removed the feature of setting up the frequency of sync intervals. By default, it is set to 15 minutes. But you may decrease this time interval to as low as a minute. For this, you may take the help of the Push Notification Fixer to fix various Android notifications. It provides various time intervals, right from 1 minute to all the way upto 30 minutes. Although fewer time intervals will make the sync faster, it will drain your battery much faster (in that case, you can get better battery performance on Android by following our tips). So make the right balance between the two.
8. Wait for a New Update
If all the above methods didn’t work out for you, then it may be a case of some bugs in the app. Wait for a few days until the developer releases a new updated version of the app and try reinstalling it. This may solve your problem.
So, these were the various methods of fixing Android notifications not showing up. Do let us know which method worked for you, in the comments below.
In this piece, we’ll show you how to turn off Samsung’s spammy and ad-like Galaxy Apps notifications on Samsung smartphones such as the Galaxy S7, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, and the Galaxy Note 5.
In an attempt to differentiate its handsets from the rest of the Android crop, Samsung has created the Galaxy Apps store, an ecosystem that Samsung populates with numerous interesting apps and experiments.
Unfortunately, Samsung turns out to adopt an aggressive approach in promoting featured items in the Galaxy Apps store. By default, Samsung’s app store will sometimes launch notifications that promote ‘featured’ apps.
One way of stopping what many could see as an abusive practice is to completely deactivate Galaxy App notifications. Unfortunately, however, this will also turn off useful notifications. As such, it’s probably worth taking the time to keep Samsung’s latest app promotion out of your notification drawer.
Here’s how to deactivate the ad-like Samsung Galaxy Apps notifications on any Galaxy S or Galaxy Note smartphone:
Step 1. Open the app drawer, then find the Galaxy Apps store.
Step 2. Tap the ‘ More ‘ button, then tap ‘ Settings ‘ in the top-right corner.
Step 3. Deactivate the ‘ Push notification ‘ toggle. This will stop the app from launching notifications when Samsung decides to promote a certain item.
Step 4. Since you’re here, this could be the perfect place to stop app update notifications. You can do this by deactivating the self-explanatory toggle in the Settings screen.