Google has made notification filtering one of many centerpieces of current Android updates, and Android Q has yet one more enhancement on this space. Lengthy-urgent notifications in Q offers extra helpful choices for managing how that app pings you sooner or later. The granular controls are nonetheless there if you wish to dig into the settings, although.

In Android Pie, an extended-press revealed buttons for “Cease notifications” and “Maintain displaying,” which can or might not have gotten the job executed. For me, it often wasn’t what I needed, and I might need to open the complete notification settings. In Android Q, there at the moment are three buttons as proven above: “Block,” “Present silently,” and “Maintain alerting.” For those who’ve already silenced a notification, they modify to “Block,” “Keep silent,” and “Alert me.”

Left: Android Pie, Proper: Android Q

These buttons solely have an effect on the precise notification channel utilized by the app. The app information button continues to be current, so you’ll be able to dive into the notification settings and modify different channels, too.