Android 8 Oreo can help get rid of annoying WhatsApp alerts with the new detailed notification control. The latest version of the Google mobile system separates notices by categories, allowing you to release only the most important notifications. The function makes it possible, for example, to block the message WhatsApp Web is currently active, among other messages that may be unwanted.
The tutorial below shows how to perform the procedure using a Galaxy S8, which features the feature on the recent version of Android. The steps, however, can be reproduced on other phones that are also updated.
Learn how to remove unwanted WhatsApp notifications on Android 8 Photo: Paulo Alves / dnetc
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Step 1. Access the phone's settings and select the Applications or Applications and notifications option. Search for WhatsApp in the list and tap to open more details about the app.
Access WhatsApp in Android settings Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Scroll the screen and tap Notifications to see all WhatsApp alert options separated into categories. Avoid changing the setting for Group notifications or Message notifications. Otherwise, you will no longer receive chat alerts.
Access WhatsApp notification settings Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. Scroll the screen to access more types of WhatsApp notifications and disable the ones you find most annoying. The Backup item in the history removes the daily notification of WhatsApp backup; and Other notifications disables the WhatsApp Web alert.
When you hang up Sending media, the messenger stops sending an alert when sharing photos and videos, while deactivating the option Silenced notifications deactivates the messages silenced in the app, but that insist on appearing on the screen.
Disable annoying WhatsApp notifications on Android 8 Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
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