Having troubles turning off screen overlay setting for applications on your Samsung phone after Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, don’t feel bad about yourself you are not alone.
This step by step quick fix will show you how to resolve your screen overlay issue and allow you to give each respective application the permission needed to run smoothly on your Samsung phone.
Steps to Resolve Screen Overlay Permission:
1. Power off your Samsung device
Power off your Samsung device using the power off button.
2. Boot your Samsung device to safe mode.
To boot your Samsung device to Safe mode, hold the power button on volume button while starting your Samsung device. Do not stop pressing the volume down button even after the device boots up. You will see the safe mode on the bottom left of your screen. This shows your device is now in safe mode.
Note in safe mode only your default Samsung and Android core applications can be launched.
3. Give Application Permission
Go to settings, application manager, click on the application having the screen overlay issue. Go to permission in the application and give it all the permissions the application needs.
4. Restart your Samsung Phone
Restart your Samsung phone and launch the application having the screen overlay issue. You will notice no permission will be asked when you launch the application after the restart.
Note all steps will have to be repeated when faced with the same screen overlay issue with another application.
Still having issues on your Samsung phone? Drop your challenges in the comment section. Let’s fix it together.