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  1. Mtn1963's Avatar
    )how do I unlock pemissions
    04-14-2017 12:11 PM
  2. n777lt's Avatar
    Oh my -this has been driving me crazy for 3 days, and I'm out of town and the "screen overlay detected" pop up was making Waze and Audible inoperable!! Tried all the relevant suggestions (I have a Samsung S6) - changing the settings in Applications turning off the overlay for all apps didn't help, Don't have any of the Cheetah Mobile apps complained of above, etc. etc.

    Finally noticed a mention of turning off auto brightness. So I did. I also realized that ES Task Manager persisted in offering its quick access function (swiping from the corner gives you access to a customized quick menu of apps -- AND IT IS AN OVERLAY) even when it had been denied pop-up permissions. So I deleted ES Task Manager.

    Rebooted. Phone seems fine! I'll do a little more experimenting to see which is the culprit (voting for ES Task Manager, which I only implemented a few days ago).
    04-30-2017 08:56 AM
  3. Shannag67's Avatar
    I'm having the screen overlay problem also! Can't move my pictures!
    05-04-2017 02:14 AM
  4. russp41's Avatar
    Having the same issue trying to use WhatsApp on an LG G4. Uninstalled ES File Manager and that seems to have fixed the problem. Re-installed ES File Manager after getting WhatsApp to work and all seems well so far.
    05-12-2017 09:28 AM
  5. horsecharles's Avatar
    Quickest solution:
    Boot into Safe Mode- then you can do anything needed, no Settings option will be grayed out.
    For example:
    During install an app requested some permission or access that you weren't able to grant...and basically ignored( because of that Screen Overlay error message).
    In safe mode you can grant that app anything...Location(oftentimes it's this), Draw Over Other Apps, etc....whatever the specific app needs. No need to disable anything @ other apps.
    Just reboot and...as you were.
    07-22-2017 01:59 PM
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