Tips and tricks for taming your Android notifications

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Fortunately, if you’re willing to invest a little time there are ways to manage your Android notifications and regain that peace of mind. Keep reading for this list of tips and tricks for taming your Android notifications.

Block unnecessary notification categories

Notification categories were added in Android Oreo, and they are a powerful tool in managing app notifications. They allow you to mute specific types of notifications, such as group message notifications in Whatsapp, commute notices from Google, and so on. By blocking unnecessary notifications, you can be sure that when you do receive a notification, it’s something you want to check.

Accessing Android notification categories on Oreo and above

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Apps & notifications
  3. Tap See all (#) apps
  4. Select the app you want to modify
  5. Tap on Notifications

By Nick Fernandez

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