AOA: Always on Display

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About this app

AOA: Always on Display is a unique app which provides you with information about your notifications, clock, date, current weather, music controls and much more right on your screen.

Our app is free and was designed to use 0% CPU, and low system resources while keeping your screen on to view all the important details.

Unique Features:

• Edge lighting with infinite colours
• Powerful music controls
• Battery status display with time to charge
• Multiple screen orientations
• Calendar view with events
• Root (Superuser) compatible
• Fingerprint, and biometeric unlock
• Direct reply, reply to instant messages directly from the AOD screen
• Notch support
• Sketch pad to take notes, or draw on the go
• Compatible with all screens
• Curved edge option for square displays
• Notification with badge count
• Glance Display which activates only on notifications
• Time Rules for custom start/end times
• Interactive notifications with action buttons and gestures; Swipe left to dismiss, right to hide
• Many clocks such as animated, analog, or digital
• Screen brightness control
• UHD Backgrounds
• launcher shortcuts such as calendar, flashlight, camera, calculator
• Full customization with many settings; Set colours, icons, fonts, text size
• Automatic rules for better battery life
• Auto movement to prevent AMOLED burn-in
• Pocket mode
• Memo option with sticky notes



If you get this message when this app activates over lock screen "Touch input is blocked", then please go to your device Settings -> Display, and uncheck/disable/toggle off "Block accidental touches". This will allow the app to work as intended and wont show your bottom navigation bar or give you that warning again; Also WQHD+ resolution setting is recommended.


If you get the navigation buttons showing on the always on display then please go to your devices settings and search for acci and deactivated Mistouch prevention.


Sometimes your android device will decide to terminate the apps service randomly; In order to prevent this please check if your device has a battery manager and disable battery optimization for AOA.

* If your device is not in the list below, please do a Google Search for "background service apps stopping (Add your device name)".

* If your having difficulties finding battery optimization; Try searching for "Battery Optimization" in your android settings.

** General Devices **

1. Go into device settings.

2. Apps & notifications.

3. Special app access.

4. Battery optimization.

5. Select the down arrow at the top and choose "All Apps".

6. Select AOA.

7. Select Don't Optimize.

** Specific Devices **


1. Open your Huawei smartphone's battery settings.

2. Access the App launch settings on your Huawei.

3. Find AOA, and turn off its switch to "Manage manually." You will immediately see a prompt where you are asked what kind of activities you want to allow the app to perform. To eliminate all issues, its a good idea to have all modes selected such as "Auto-launch," "Secondary launch," and "Run in background".


1. Open the Settings menu on your Xiaomi device.

2. Tap Battery & performance from Settings.

3. Tap Manage apps battery usage.

4. Tap Choose apps from Manage apps' battery usage.

5. Tap Installed apps and choose AOA.

6. Tap No restrictions.


1. Open the Settings on your OnePlus device and tap Advanced.

2. Tap Recent app management.

3. Tap Normal clear to clear task list and cache without clearing background process.

4. Lock AOA in Recent Apps.


1. Go into device Settings.

2. Search for Optimize Battery Usage.

3. Select All Apps from the drop down menu.

4. Toggle the switch to the off position for AOA from being automatically optimized.

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Updated on
Feb 4, 2023

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57.9K reviews
September 22, 2020
I really like it but it I wish I could long-press to at least my home screen like with the default AOD, default will also resume back to your app, but this seems to act as its own running app, so I'm not sure that's possible. Another thing I'm really glad I didn't learn the hard way- when I turn on the flashlight from the AOD, it will turn off when the screen rotates between portrait and landscape. Ok when I'm just too lazy to turn on the light, not ok if I actually needed it in a tough time.
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A Google user
December 24, 2019
Couple of issues here. This is on Galaxy S10 plus running Android 10. -Battery is getting horrendously drained, about 30% in a 10 hour day -Auto brightness isn't functioning properly. And this is in comparison to the native always on display, which does -When turning the screen off, there's a good 2 second delay before always on display turns on -When turning on the screen while always on display is showing, there's a good 1-2 second delay at times -Not all apps' notifications are pushed through the always on display -There's no option to un-group texts from the same app. For instance, if you receive multiple texts in whatsapp, they will all be grouped into one and an icon will show saying how many messages there are. Group text messages are combined into this as well, so there's no way of telling from the always on display who the message is from and what it contains, if there are multiple, without unlocking the phone and opening the app Note: While using this app, I turned off the native always on display
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Terry Summers
October 28, 2020
I absolutely love this app. Now I can see what time it is at night without picking up my phone. The numbers (of which you can change the colors and fonts) are big enough to see and my boyfriend had me put it on his phone as well. We are both 65 and older so the larger numbers help. Also, I love the colorful lights that circle around the edge of the phone when there is a notification and shows an icon without going into the phone. Battery usage is low on my phone. I give this 100 stars!
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What's new

Thank you for choosing AOA.

• Various bug fix's and improvements
• Code optimization