Samsung Galaxy S8 is the flagship of Samsung Galaxy Series, it came in 2007. Galaxy S8 is said to be one of the most beautiful smartphones of 2018. Samsung has greatly reduced the bloatware in their smartphone, which was the only problem that was keeping me away for Galaxy phones. There is one new prominent issue, and today we will talk about it that how can you fix delayed notifications on Galaxy S8. The solution is just a workaround until Samsung releases some update to fix this issue internally.
Delay and missing notification have also been an issue in Galaxy S8+. Internal specs of both phones are all same, S8+ comes with a bigger screen and more battery power.
Missing or Delayed Notifications on Galaxy S8?
I have been noticing an issue from past couple of days that the notification doesn’t really appear, even if they appear they are quite late as compared to the actual time.
Missing and delayed notifications on Galaxy S8 exist in almost all the apps, like Facebook, calls and text messages. The most prominent issue is on Instagram, notification of Instagram are all shuffled, like if someone likes your picture, even if you see the notification open the app and check out what the notification was about. After hours of so, you will again get the same notification as if someone just now liked your picture or posted a comment.
Samsung Galaxy S8 is running on Android Oreo. Not too long ago it got the Android Oreo update after the beta phase. Galaxy S8 features a 5.8 Inch screen, whereas Galaxy S8+ has 6.2 Inch AMOLED Screen. Both phones are running on Snapdragon 835 and they are loaded with 4 Gigs of RAM. There is a slot for external storage, camera result is exceptional. S8 is the first smartphone of Samsung to feature a Type-C USB port. Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with 3000 mAh battery, whereas S8+ comes with 3500 mAh battery. For the personal data security there is a fingerprint scanner and for the operating system security, there is KNOX.
Fix missing and delayed notifications on Galaxy S8 and S8+
There are a few people who are suffering from this issue. The problem is that you get the notifications very late. Or sometimes there isn’t a notification at all. You have to open the app and then you realize that there is a missing notification. Sources confirm there are just a bunch of people who are suffering from this issue not everyone has it. In the past, this issue has been really prominent in Huawei smartphones. There are loads of Galaxy S8 users who have complained about this missing notifications issue on Google Plus and Reddit.
Some of the developers blamed the Google app for the issue. There isn’t any response from Samsung regarding this issue. Some people have reported that removing the updates of Google app seemed to have solved the issue. You don’t really need to get rid of the app, just uninstall the updates and you are good to go.
Now let us move on to the solution, follow the steps below to fix delayed notifications on Galaxy S8:
- First of all, open Google Play Store.
- Search for Google App and Open it.
- Tap on Uninstall, it will delete all the updates and the app will get back to its stock version.
- Now on the top right locate and tap on “⋮” menu.
- Uncheck Auto-Update.
Note: This process on unchecking Auto-updates will only be applied to the specific app that you selected, all the other apps will be updated automatically.
No one really knows how this delayed notification is linked to Google app. Although, a large community on Reddit have shared their views that the delayed notification problem was fixed after applying the above method. Until you get the official fix from Samsung, use this method to get rid of annoying delayed notifications. We hope that this issue will be solved soon officially.
That is all from our side, if you have any query or questions regarding how to fix delayed notifications on Galaxy S8 or you cant just get rid of this missing notification issue on Galaxy S8. Feel free to drop a comment below and share your views or problem.