This article documents a potential third-party issue that might affect Anki's Android-based apps.
- Any Android app
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or later
If you launch an Anki Android app (DRIVE, OVERDRIVE, or Cozmo) and you see an error “Screen Overlay Detected”, you may not be able to use our app. This error can potentially occur with any Android apps.
A quick workaround is to close all background apps and re-launch our app.
For more information about this error and how to fix it, please refer to this article [howtogeek.com].
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