How to Fix "Screen Overlay Detected" Issue Permanently
If you are annoyed due to the Screen Overlay Detected issue on your smartphone and searching for a solution. then you have landed at the right place. Here in this tutorial we will show you how to fix the issue permanently on any android device.

Once you follow our step-by-step tutorial provided below you will be able to get rid of the screen overlay detected issue and your device will be alright and can be used as earlier.

Normally you might have come across similar small issue on your mobile device and some of them might be resolved by yourselves. But there are several problems that cannot be solved yourselves. This issue may be one of them. Some people may not even understand the meaning of the message but will be knowing that it is a bad sign. Anyway let's get into the issue.

 "Screen Overlay Detected" - What does it mean?

The very cause of the Screen Overlay Detected Error is that your device is running a floating app and you run a new app that demands the access privileges on it.

Some floating apps that causing the Screen Overlay Detected problem are:
  • Facebook Messenger Chat Heads
  • Lux
  • CleanMaster
  • Twilight

Fix Screen Overlay Detected Issue

So you have understood what actually the error message means and the root cause of it. Now it's time get rid of the trouble permanently. To do so follow the procedures.

Method #1

  1. At first you have to know which apps on your device currently have the permission to draw over the screen.
  2. For that go to Settings and select Apps.
  3. Now select the Draw over other apps option in it.
  4. You will get a list of apps that may cause the issue and you have to find out which one is actually the culprit.
  5. If you find the app bubble in the list, then you have to disable it.
  6. If any apps that change the color or brightness of your screen, then disable them too.
  7. Also Clean Master is the most reported app that causing the issue. If the above two steps won't work disable the clean master. If nothing worked, disable all the apps in the list.
  8. Now onward you will not seen any screen overlay detected message while you open an app.

Method #2

  1. If the issue still persists, then it might be the problem caused by the one hand keyboard setting. For this to deactivate, go to Settings >> Advanced Features >> One-handed Operation.

Method #3

This is the last method to resolve the issue.
  1. In this method you have to turn off every apps that require the permission to draw over other apps and then turn it on for the apps that is most needed.

So, we hope that this will help you to fix the Screen Overlay Detected on Android issue. Try the above given methods one-by-one and you can easily get rid of the trouble.

Also please let us know which method worked for you. If you have any other effective solution then comment it also.

You can also check our other useful Android Tricks and tutorials.