What is the App Icon Badge feature?

Last modified : Feb 20. 2018
App Icon Badge

Whenever there's an app notification, a badge appears on the corresponding app icon. When you dismiss the notification, the badge disappears. If you're showing numbers, the number on the badge may be different from the number of notifications in the notification panel, depending on how the app counts notifications.


Notifications and badges are linked. When you swipe away notifications for missed calls, messages, or other events in the notification panel, badges will also disappear. 

How do I access the App Icon Badge settings?

How do i access the App Icon Badge settings?Click to Expand
1 Go to the Settings menu > Notifications .
Settings > Notifications.
2 Tap on App icon badges .
Tap on App icon badges.
3 Toggle the switch to ensure that the App icon badge feature has been enabled. You can choose to Show with or without number of notifications displayed on the badge.
Enabling the App Icon Badges feature.
4 Toggle the switch if you wish to Show notifications . This allows you to check your notifications at a glance when you touch and hold app icons on the Home screen.
Toggle switch to enable the Show notifications settings.

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