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Enable or disable notifications Banner notifications of an app Notification dot of an app Notifications for individual apps Notification sounds for individual apps Silence Notification from individual apps Temporarily snooze a notification

Enable or disable notifications

We can determine how the received notifications are displayed on the OnePlus smartphone's lock screen to protect our own privacy.

We have the following options for this:

  • Show important and other notifications
  • Show only important notifications
  • Do not show notifications
Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps & notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 4:  Tap on  Notifications on lockscreen
Step 5:  Choose  Show important and other notifications ,  Show important notifications only  or  Don´t show notifications
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps & notifications
  3. Tap on Notifications
  4. Tap on Notifications on lockscreen
  5. Choose Show important and other notifications, Show important notifications only or Don´t show notifications

If an app's notifications are enabled on the OnePlus smartphone, we can choose to display incoming notifications as banners when the device is unlocked.

Banner notifications are displayed just above the status bar at the top of the screen.

Note: You can take immediate action by tapping the banner at any time until it disappears.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps & notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  See all apps
Step 4:  Choose an  app
Step 5:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 6:  Choose a  category
Step 7:  Enable or disable  Pop on screen
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps & notifications
  3. Tap on See all apps
  4. Choose an app
  5. Tap on Notifications
  6. Choose a category
  7. Enable or disable Pop on screen

Notification dot of an app

The notification points are displayed above the app icon or / icon when there is a notification about a new notification. For example,
If we receive a message about WhatsApp and have a missed call at the same time, a small dot is displayed on each app icon until the respective notification is retrieved.

We can (de)activate the notification points individually for each installed app on the OnePlus smartphone.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps & notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  See all apps
Step 4:  Choose an  app
Step 5:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 6:  Tap on  Advanced
Step 7:  Enable or disable  Allow notification dot
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps & notifications
  3. Tap on See all apps
  4. Choose an app
  5. Tap on Notifications
  6. Tap on Advanced
  7. Enable or disable Allow notification dot

Notifications for individual apps

We can completely disable notifications of an installed app on the OnePlus smartphone if no message notifications are desired.

This option only affects the selected app and its sound and vibration settings for notifications.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps & notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  See all apps
Step 4:  Choose an  app
Step 5:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 6:  Enable or disable  Show notifications
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps & notifications
  3. Tap on See all apps
  4. Choose an app
  5. Tap on Notifications
  6. Enable or disable Show notifications

Notification sounds for individual apps

We can set the notification tone individually for each app installed on the OnePlus smartphone.

In addition to the pre-installed ringing or notification tones, you can also define your own tone, for example as an mp3 file.

This function is recommended, for example, to differentiate between the various messaging apps, such as WhatsApp or Facebook Messenger.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps & notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  See all apps
Step 4:  Choose an  app
Step 5:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 6:  Choose a  category
Step 7:  Tap on  Advanced
Step 8:  Tap on  Sound
Step 9:  Choose a  notification sound
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps & notifications
  3. Tap on See all apps
  4. Choose an app
  5. Tap on Notifications
  6. Choose a category
  7. Tap on Advanced
  8. Tap on Sound
  9. Choose a notification sound

Silence Notification from individual apps

Instead of completely disabling notifications of an installed app on the OnePlus smartphone, we can also mute or silence all notifications of an app or app category.

For example, if the notifications about incoming WhatsApp messages are muted, they will still be displayed to us, just not with sound and vibration.

Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  Apps & notifications
Step 3:  Tap on  See all apps
Step 4:  Choose an  app
Step 5:  Tap on  Notifications
Step 6:  Choose a  category
Step 7:  Enable  Other
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on Apps & notifications
  3. Tap on See all apps
  4. Choose an app
  5. Tap on Notifications
  6. Choose a category
  7. Enable Other

Temporarily snooze a notification

For example, if we receive a WhatsApp message, it is displayed in the notification bar until it is opened or read.

Collected notifications can also be temporarily disabled, which requires that the Notifications Snooze feature be enabled on the OnePlus smartphone.

After selecting the delay option, we have the choice of the following options until the notification is displayed again

  • 15 minutes.
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 2 hours
Android 10 (OxygenOS 10.0)
Step 1:  Swipe  downwards  to open the notification bar
Step 2:  Swipeto the  right  to open the adicional menu
Step 3:  Tap on  Snooze
Step 4:  Tap on  Snoozed for ...
Step 5:  Choose  15 / 30 minutes  or  1 / 2 hours
  1. Swipe downwards to open the notification bar
  2. Swipeto the right to open the adicional menu
  3. Tap on Snooze
  4. Tap on Snoozed for ...
  5. Choose 15 / 30 minutes or 1 / 2 hours

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