1. bigmo555's Avatar
    Hi everyone!

    I just did a factory reset and now I'm having issues with permissions.

    I want to upload pictures to Facebook and I cannot give Facebook permission to access my photos. When I try to do it, I get a "Screen overlay detected" warning, and it tells me that I have to turn it off before I can give it permission, but when I do it still won't work. I tried the same thing with Whatsapp; no permission either. Gallery: same result.

    Help!
    08-11-2016 11:56 AM
  2. bigmo555's Avatar
    Hi everyone!

    I just did a factory reset and now I'm having issues with permissions.

    I want to upload pictures to Facebook and I cannot give Facebook permission to access my photos. When I try to do it, I get a "Screen overlay detected" warning, and it tells me that I have to turn it off before I can give it permission, but when I do it still won't work. I tried the same thing with Whatsapp; no permission either. Gallery: same result.

    Help!
    It takes me to a screen that says "Apps that appear on top", and even if I disable everything I still cannot get permission.
    08-11-2016 11:58 AM
  3. Javier P's Avatar
    Take a look at this thread and see if any of the solutions included work for you.

    http://forums.androidcentral.com/sho...d.php?t=657947
    Odd "screen overlay" pop up shows up often with some apps, what is it and how to properly select it?
    bigmo555 likes this.
    08-11-2016 12:00 PM
  4. bigmo555's Avatar
    Bad news, they weren't helpful.

    Good news: I solved it on my own.

    Here's the culprit ........ Screen overlay detected-1470944204370.jpg
    RiaBrown likes this.
    08-11-2016 03:36 PM
  5. bigmo555's Avatar
    08-11-2016 03:37 PM
  6. bigmo555's Avatar
    Make sure everything is checked to on and you'll be all good!
    08-11-2016 03:38 PM
  7. bigmo555's Avatar
    Side key panel is another culprit.
    huntnyc likes this.
    08-14-2016 09:12 PM
  8. Jeffrey Anderson's Avatar
    I must say, I racked my brain for two days, factory reset my phone, and still got that same message. I turned off all app permissions, turned off all app permissions, and still got the same response. I want to thank you, after reading this post, turned off side key panel, and all was right with the world.
    Thank You!!
    huntnyc and bigmo555 like this.
    08-18-2016 08:51 PM
  9. RiaBrown's Avatar
    My side key panel is always off and I can't enable everything. Some are grayed out and I can't enable them and others, like T-Mobile TV, I just don't use at all. Still I get the screen overlay on almost everything. It's driving me to the point where I'm going to downgrade back to Lollipop.
    08-20-2016 11:49 AM
  10. RiaBrown's Avatar
    It seems that Facebook chathead icons are the culprit. I was having trouble saving a picture from Google, I got the stupid "screen overlay detected" message. I removed the chatheads from my screen and voila. Fixed. I'm guessing THAT's what they mean by "overlay"? I don't use Clean Master, I have my side panel turned off, and I couldn't figure out what was going on. I hope this is the solution.
    huntnyc, bigmo555 and Ashcop1987 like this.
    08-20-2016 06:10 PM
  11. Ashcop1987's Avatar
    Yes I 2nd this. As I took my chat heads down and sorted out my problem
    bigmo555 likes this.
    08-22-2016 04:38 PM
  12. RiaBrown's Avatar
    Once I figured out that it was the chatheads causing the issues, I went in to Facebook Messenger and gave it all the permissions so now I don't have that problem anymore.
    08-29-2016 07:57 PM
  13. astormsabruin1's Avatar
    Side key panel is another culprit.
    11-10-2016 09:24 PM
  14. astormsabruin1's Avatar
    What do you mean by side key panel? My daughters Galaxy s5 is having this issue. Only everything is on. Even tried to use a different photo app to open pics. Other apps are also doing same. I am going through the threads now. Thanks in advance for any help.
    bigmo555 likes this.
    11-10-2016 09:28 PM
  15. bigmo555's Avatar
    What do you mean by side key panel? My daughters Galaxy s5 is having this issue. Only everything is on. Even tried to use a different photo app to open pics. Other apps are also doing same. I am going through the threads now. Thanks in advance for any help.
    I don't know if the s5 has it, but the Note 4 has an option for long pressing the back button to bring up a list of apps on the edge of the screen so that you can have multiple apps open simultaneously. It's a toggle in the settings from the swipe down notifications bar
    11-15-2016 10:25 PM

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