How to Turn Off Heads Up Notifications

Google introduced a handy little way of viewing notifications known as the heads-up display. Instead of fully opening an app and then viewing the notification, you get notification in form of a card or a pop that you can dismiss or open with just one swipe. This feature first made its way in the Android 5.0 Lollipop. While a lot of people appreciated Google’s take on the notifications, there were people who had mixed reviews about it and there was no proper way of turning these notifications off.Yo

Luckily, Google paid attention to the needs of their consumers and snuck away a simple feature that will turn off these heads up notifications in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, at first people thought that feature is only available in the stock Android, but upon digging, we have found that other OEMs like Samsung, and LG are also providing this feature.

If you want to disable the heads up notifications on your device running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, you’re at the right place. We have penned down a simple guide that will help you disable heads up notifications on individual or all apps. Simply follow the guide below.

Turn Off Heads Up Notifications in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

  1. On your Android device, go to Settings and then Apps.
  2. Once you’re there, simply tap on an app whose notifications you want stopped and scroll down to the notifications tab.
  3. Tap it open and look for an option that says “Allow peeking”. If you are using a Samsung Galaxy smartphones then you need to look for an option that says “Preview in pop-ups”.
  4. Simply disable that toggle and you’ll be good to go.

That was all, folks. You have successfully disabled heads up notifications on your Android 6.0 Marshmallow, do keep in mind that you will need to repeat this process again for every app if you wish to disable the heads up notifications completely.