If you are unable to swipe away an app notification, you can block it so that it won't appear again in the Notifications panel.
Slide the Notifications panel open, and then press and hold the app notification you want to block.
Depending on your phone's
Android version, do one of the following:
- Android 9: Tap
- Android 8: Tap the
- Android 7: Select
Block all notifications, and then tap
- Android 6 or earlier: Tap , and then tap