Zenfone 7 Pro - No notifications using app icons on the Always on Display

dinodinidinodini Level 1
edited November 2020 in ZenFone 7 Series

Please tell us some basic information before asking for help:

  1. Model Name: Asus Zenfone 7 Pro
  2. Firmware Version: WW_29.12.18.14
  3. Rooted or not: Not Rooted
  4. Frequency of Occurrence: Permanent
  5. APP Name & APP Version (If your issue relates to the app): Asus Contacts App

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Before I changed from my LG G6 to the Asus Zenfone 7 Pro I already used the always on display function of the LG G6 smartphone. On that phone, when you got a new message from whatsapp or email or missed a phone call a small icon was displayed on the always on display. The Zenfone 7 Pro doesn't seem to have this kind of function which is a real pity, because the status LED is on the bottom of the phone and not always visible and also the status LED doesn't show what new message or phonecall you have missed but on the Always on display you could see a special icon for each app. So is there a way to activate it for the asus always on display or will there be an update to get that feature for the asus phone???


  • Thanx for your Answer. The LG Always on Display was also always displayed. Another good feature on the LG was the possibility to set a time in the phone, were the always on display would be inactive, so that I could set the device to don't show the always on display when I was sleeping or so. Perhaps your developers can also realize this feature, that could save battery live when it is not shown the whole day.

    Thx Dino Dini

  • I will add this feedback too. Thanks!

  • I hope this feature is soon added to the ZenFone as I miss this feature most. I have just changed from Huawei P20 to ZenFone 7. Other devices with an AMOLED display e.g. from Samsung or Huawei show app notifications on the always on display since several years.

  • samsung hs the best Always on Display solution..

    try to bring those features dear Team ASUS

  • This feature would be great. The location of the notification led is not ideal at all.

  • I subscribe to your point of view.

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