Android 11 brings with it a brand new means of coping with notifications. They’re known as Chat Bubbles and work similar to the Chat Heads you would possibly properly be aware of from Fb Messenger.
Upgrading to Android 11 seems to have ‘damaged’ Chat Heads for Messenger customers so right here’s methods to repair it. It’s not damaged as such, however switches off this performance by default with no warning.
This easy information will get you again up and working and as a bonus, you may swap it on for different apps too like WhatsApp and Slack to get the identical expertise.
The right way to allow Chat Bubbles
In the event you get a brand new notification that helps the characteristic, then you definitely’ll see a circle icon on the bottom-right. Faucet it and you will instantly get a Chat Bubble, simple.
No notification? No downside, as you may management all of this within the settings.
Click on Apps and notifications
Click on ‘See all apps’ if the one you need isn’t below latest
Choose the app you need
Click on notifications
Click on Bubbles
Then select from ‘All’ or ‘Chosen’ conversations
A better means from Fb Messenger is to faucet in your profile icon to disclose the menu, scroll right down to the Preferences part and click on on Bubbles. That is basically a shortcut to the identical place.
If you wish to bubble a dialog, open it, click on the ‘i’ icon on the top-right, then hit the three dots which can be in the identical spot and choose ‘Present as bubble’.
If there’s a selected dialog you don’t need to bubble then open it, click on ‘Handle’ within the bottom-left and select ‘Don’t bubble dialog’.