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
1. Open the app menu and there the Android system settings
2. Go to "Display" and "Side screen"
3. 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.