The smart pop-up view is a very new and useful feature that has been injected into Samsung Galaxy devices that are running Android 9.0 (Pie), Android 10 (Q) and is also available on Android 11 and Android 12. When a Smart pop-up view is enabled on your Samsung Galaxy device then there’s no need to open the actual app. Instead, you can view and interact with messages in a floating window that sits on top of anything else you’ve opened on the screen. So, in this guide, you will learn how to enable and disable Smart Pop-up View on Samsung Galaxy phones.
What is Smart Pop up View?
The pop-up view is a handy feature of premium Samsung Galaxy models that allows app notifications to be displayed on top of another active app just like Facebook’s Messenger app. A user can opt to allow an icon to be displayed on the screen so he or she can tap on it to expand a small window to see what the notification is about.
Meanwhile, you can also set the transparency, minimize, maximize, close, and reply instantly and there’s no need to open the actual app. However, This feature is only available on Samsung devices that are running Android 9 or Android 10.
How to Enable Smart Pop-up on Samsung Galaxy
Smart Pop-up View is not enabled by default in most instances, so you will have to enable it and set it up before starting to receive pop-up notifications for your favorite apps like Messages, WhatsApp, Viber, and others.
Note: The screenshots are taken on One UI 4.1 based on Android 12 and the steps are the same for Android 11 as well.
Step 1. Go to the Settings app.
Step 2. Tap Notifications.
Step 3. Scroll down and then select Advanced settings.
Step 4. Tap Floating notifications.
Step 5. Finally, choose the Smart pop-up view.Step 6. Now, when you get a message in one of the apps that you enabled for pop-ups, you will see a small icon bubble or chat head appear at the top of the screen.
How to Disable Smart Pop-up View
However, if you don’t like to use Smart Pop-up anymore or it’s bothering you when you’re watching movies or browsing or reading important data then you may opt to disable it.
- Go to the Settings app > Notifications.
- Select Advanced settings > Floating notifications.
- Choose Off.