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Questions tagged [overlay]

This tag should be used in connection with issues involving an active overlay by an app. Examples of relevant questions: Why does an active overlay causes low frame rates? Why can't I click on Install button when an overlay is active? What does "screen overlay detected" dialog imply?

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Determine which app is drawing on top of other apps?

Is there a way to determine which application is drawing on top of other applications? For example, Facebook Messenger app can draw the chat bubbles on top of everything, but how do I know which app ...
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Screen overlay detected, what is the problem?

I wanted to open a picture sent by a friend in the Sketch app in order to highlight something and send it back. The app didn't have permission to access the file system. A popup appeared. I clicked "...