“Screen overlay detected” is one of the most common error that appears on Android screen. Once it pops up on the screen, it asks you to turn off the screen overlay from settings apps. It generally occurs due to some floating apps as Facebook Messenger opened, and you start using another newly installed app. luckily, we have found a way to fix Android screen overlay detected error.

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There most of Samsung, LG, Lenovo, and Motorola devices are affected by the screen overlay detected issue. But, here we will share a solution for all devices. The solution is easy and quick, all you will have to make few changes in settings. Here are steps to fix Android screen overlay detected error. Let’s fix it now!

How to Fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error on AndroidHow to Fix the ‘Screen Overlay Detected’ Error on Android

The first Phase to fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error for Both Samsung and Non-Samsung Smartphones

For Non-Samsung Smartphones

Step #1. Go to settings on your Android Phone.

Go to settings on your Android PhoneStep #2. Tap on the magnifying glass at the top right of your mobile screen.

Tap on the magnifying glass at the top right of your mobile screenStep #3. Next, Type “draw” on Search Section.

Now, Type drawStep #4. Now, tap on the Draw over other apps.

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tap on the Draw over other appsStep #5. Or you may also follow this path Apps → Tap on Gear Icon → Draw over other apps.

For Samsung Users

Step #1. Open Settings app.

Step #2. Open Applications and go to the Application manager.

Step #3. Press on More and those apps which can appear on top will be seen.

The second Phase to fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error for Both Samsung and Non-Samsung Smartphones

This phase is for both Samsung and Non-Samsung smartphone users. Now since you can see a list of apps which can use your permission to float buttons or the other screen overlays. Now you need to identify which app is causing you the problem. Read the points given below carefully and decide by yourself.

  • If you can see an app bubble on your screen then that is the certainly causing you the problem, so just hide that app bubble or disable that app from the list.
  • Disable those apps which change the colors on the display or adjust brightness automatically.
  • Clean Master is the common troublemaker for most of the smartphones for generating this error message, so if you also have the Clean Master, without thinking much just disable it from that list of apps.
  • Even after doing the above you don’t see an obvious troublemaker, then just disable each and every app in the list.

The third Phase to fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error for Both Samsung and Non-Samsung Smartphones

Now try and launch the app again on your Non-Samsung smartphone. When you launch the app, it will ask the permission without “Display overlay detected” error.

For Samsung users just follow this step to deactivate the one-handed keyboard because that may still cause you the problem. So the path is:

Settings → Advanced Features → One-handed operation.

The fourth Phase to fix the Screen Overlay Detected Error for Both Samsung and Non-Samsung Smartphones

Well, it may sound crazy but now it’s time for you to enable some of those apps which you just disabled a few moments back. At least those apps which you are important for you and you use them frequently you can allow the overlay permission to them, right? Just try it.

This is the best we can offer to solve the Android “Screen Overlay Detected” error on both Samsung and Non-Samsung smartphones. We can only hope that Google will see to this problem and finds a permanent solution to it.

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Conclusion

Do let us know whether you could sort out this error on your smartphone or not after using those four phases mentioned above. We are waiting for your valuable feedback in comments section given below and also on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.