How To Fix Screen Overlay Detected Error In Android

[Easy Steps To Disable Overlays For Apps]

Android as an operating system plays host to thousands of apps that have all sorts of designs and layouts. While most of these apps work perfectly with your smartphone, certain peculiar ones can cause some problems as well.

Among the many problems that these apps can cause, one particularly irritating one is the Screen Overlay Detected Error that’s often triggered in android smartphones.

This error is caused by one or many floating apps that are installed on your smartphone. Floating apps are any apps that leave a floating element hanging over other apps.

The irritating part about this error is that you can’t really tell which app is causing the error, so you may have to disable them all.

Thankfully, the process of disabling these apps isn’t as hard as it seem. To do it, follow these steps:

  1. Open “Settings”.
  2. Tap the “Magnifying Glass” icon at the top right corner.
  3. Write “Draw” in the search field.
  4. Tap on the “Draw over other apps” option.
  5. You will now see a list of apps that have overlay permission.
  6. Toggle the switch next to their names to disable their permissions.
  7. Once done, close the window and launch the apps again.

With these easy steps, you will be able to take care of the Screen Overlay Detected Error on your Android Smartphone. Have Fun.

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Posted on : 13 Aug 2016 @ 05:45

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