If you receive a new WhatsApp or text message on your Samsung Galaxy S8, you will be shown a small pop-up at the top of the screen, if you are working with the smartphone or playing a game.
If you want to deactivate this type of notification of new messages, then this works on the Samsung Galaxy S8 as follows:
How to disable Android Pop-Up for WhatsApp and messages
- Open the app menu and there the Android system settings
- Go to "Display" and "Side screen"
- Tap "Side light" and deactivate it using the master control
You have now disabled the pop-up. However, you are now also notified via pop-up within WhatsApp. To do this, you must also deactivate this setting.
Disable pop-up notification from WhatsApp on the Samsung Galaxy S8:
To do so, please open WhatsApp. In the upper right corner, touch the icon with the three dots, and then tap Settings. Select notifications and then select "Pop-Up Notification":
- No pop-up
You now have the pop-up, which is deactivated by the Android system (for WhatsApp and SMS), and the notification pop-up of WhatsApp.