Notification snooze allows you to temporally snooze a notification and act on it later on. This is similar to snooze an alarm.
When a notification is snoozed, it is not dismissed so that it will remind you again after the snoozing period (which you can customize) expires.
What is notification snooze?
Once in a while, you may want to snooze a notification, instead of dismissing it, when you cannot handle it at that moment.
If you simply dismiss the notification, you very likely will forget it and you may miss some important events.
Notification snooze is a new feature introduced in Android Oreo 8.0. It allows you to snooze notifications to avoid notifications from cluttering in the notification panel.
At the same time, notification snooze will help you to keep the important ones.
How to use notification snooze in Android Oreo?
Notification snooze settings are integrated into the notification panel and notification channels in Android Oreo.
You can use snooze notifications directly in the notification panel.
You can also manage settings for notification snooze in the notification shade.
Please note, you cannot use notification snooze in notification dots. This means you cannot snooze notifications through notification dots menu in home screen or apps screen.
Access notification snooze icon
Notification snooze is associated with individual notifications or notification channels.
When a new notification arrives, you can then snooze it.
To access the notification snooze icon, partially slide the notification to either the right or left until a clock icon appears as shown below.
The clock icon would be accompanied by a settings (gear) icon which leads to the notifications channels and other settings.
Choose duration of snooze time or cancel snooze
When you tap the clock icon, as shown above, the default snooze menu will be shown.
Tap Snoozed for 1 hour (except 1 hour area) to snooze the notification immediately for 1 hour.
Tap Undo as shown below to cancel the operation (i.e., not to snooze the notification).
As shown above, the default duration for notification snooze is 1 hour.
You can tap 1 hour to change the snooze duration to 3 other options: 15 mins, 30 mins or 2 hours as shown below
As mentioned above, you can cancel the snooze by tapping ‘undo’ in notification snooze menu. … Read the rest