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Whenever I take a screen capture on my Pixel (I take several each day), the system gives me a "helpful" notification that the screenshot was captured. This is a terrible user experience for me since it stops my music, dings, and then shows an alert that I have to dismiss. I trust the system to actually take the screenshot. ...but it doesn't seem to be a notification that I'm able to disable since it is at the system level.

Anybody figure out how to disable this unnecessary notification? Is it just a bug that it can't be disabled?

To reproduce: if you want to take a screen capture hold down the power and down-vol at the same time until the shot is captured, then wait for the little animation and shutter sound letting you know it was captured. After that, you'll get the redundant ding and notification card.

  • About the notification - maybe you can use an app that can filter/block some of the notifications. The problem is that the screenshot function is part of the System UI app, so if you block its notifications, it might affect more things – arieljannai Jul 21 '18 at 17:05
  • Some helpers can be found in my list of notification filters. – Izzy Jul 21 '18 at 18:57
  • so, is this a known issue that the notification can't be turned off. ...aren't the ui designers at Google going nuts enough to bug the team to fix this? – pixelfairy Jul 21 '18 at 21:12

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