By Johan Brink

2017-05-11 07:21:14 8 Comments

I seem to have run into a bit of a challenge on one of our Android/Samsung devices...

On the device, regardless of what's open, when the battery reaches 25% on discharge, the below screen pops up and covers the entire screen, with MUCH difficulty to get rid of. I've tried to trace it to a certain app, but was unsuccessful in doing so.

Android Popup

Can someone perhaps help with some advice on this, on how to get rid of it?


@Vovan1985 2017-05-13 16:01:00

This is caused by the Peel Remote app. I deleted this app and it stopped.

@MADodds 2017-05-13 16:10:57

I trust you, but we'll see... My phone is fully charged atm

@MADodds 2017-05-14 03:38:57

Can confirm that this works. My popup is no more!

@user174673 2017-06-26 19:55:16

Confirmed again, S5. The popup is no longer a problem. Can't believe Peel shows system-like notifications. It is also against the developer policies, no app can show system-like notifications.

@user174673 2017-06-26 20:07:58

I started thinking it was an actual system popup. It cannot be dismissed and often pops up every 2%. It is draining my battery telling me to save battery power :/ This has been reproduced on 2 samsung devices (S5 and S6 Edge), peel was the cause both times

@Nisarg Shah 2017-07-20 06:35:28

I did visited the Settings => Device => Sounds and notifications => App Notifications => Peel Remote Over there, I unchecked the Block. It now does not shows the notifications as shown in the image above. Hence it resolved issue on my phone by keeping the application intact. [No need to uninstall/disable the app]

@abhit 2017-05-11 09:50:52

This looks to be a default setting popup which shows when your battery level reaches to a preset value of 25%. You can change these in Settings->Battery->BatterySaver option where you can either set the level to show the popup at 15% or 10% or you can turn it off by setting the turn on automatically option to NEVER.

@MADodds 2017-05-13 14:54:33

My only fix is to plug my phone in... It instantly goes away at that point. Though I'd rather it not happen in the first place. It's very intrusive.

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