How to Fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

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Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android
Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Fix Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android: Welcome to techola. Today we are going to discuss about the often error message in the android version 6.0 and above.  The error is screen overlay detected. This is one of the common issue in the android version 6.0 and above (marshmallow and above). This error shows in the android phone such as Samsung, Lenovo,  Redmi MI, Vivo and Oppo. In this article I am going to say about the permanent solution for screen overlay detected error in all the android phones and tablets. You will see this message in after installing the apps then you open it asks for the permissions for access. The notification appears that shows ‘screen overlay detected‘. I am going to give the step by step guide for this error with screenshots. The reason for the screen overlay detected error is discussed in the next topic.

Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android
Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Reason for the screen overlay detected error

The reasons for the screen overlay detected message is found only the android versions 6.0 and above. The android version 6.0 and above will show a pop up option for the permission for to access the contacts, camera, microphone, calls and messaging. When the pop up message displays the screen overlay detected code is displayed. There is temporary and permanent solution for this error is having. I am giving the permanent solution for this error with step by step. I also included the screenshot for all the step. Using my guide users can screen overlay detected fix easily. Don’t think the guide to fix screen overlay detected differs one mobile to other. It is same to all the android phones.

How to Fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

I am going to give the single guide to fix the screen overlay detected error for samsung- s5, s6, s7, note 5, lg stylo 2, s6 edge, note 4, s7 edge, j7 series, lg g4, galaxy s7 and on7 prime and pro. Now we enter into the guide to fix screen overlay detected error on android. Please read the full article to know the solution for the screen overlay detected error android.

  • Go to settings > Apps.
  • Now all the apps of your android phone is displayed.
  • Click the three dots located on the top-right corner of the apps section.
  • A pop-up- menu displays. In the pop-up-menu displays and click the app permission.
  • In my case the microphone is the problem.
  • In my case the facebook app the microphone is switched off.
  • Switch on the microphone permission for the facebook (in my case).
  • Thats all!!!.

Fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android with images

The steps are displayed with the screenshot is given below.

Step-1

Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android
Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Step-2

Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android
Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Step-3

Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android
Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Step-4

Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android
Screen Overlay Detected Error on Android

Step-5

Switch on the microphone permissions for facebook(in my case).

Fix screen overlay
Fix screen overlay

Conclusion

Now you have the solution for screen overlay detected in android. If you have any doubts related this article or any tech related subjects drop your comments in the comments section given below. Share this article to your friends and family members by social media. Thanks for reading.

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