Questions related to Android Mobile notifications, which can be visual (alert in notification bar), sounds, vibration of device, or arrival of mobile notifications via SMS. If applicable, please use the more specific tags as e.g. 'notification-bar' or 'notification-led'. See the full tag wiki for ...

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How to postpone all notifications?

I want to avoid seeing any e-mails, messages, or other notifications in order to focus for a few hours. But I also use my phone to listen to music, so I can't simply put my phone in another room or ...
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How to receive notifications from a host on the same Wifi network?

I would like to use my Android phone to display notifications sent by other hosts (PCs) on the same Wifi network. I'm not sure what the exact term is for that notification. Is there a non programmatic ...
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Why don't I see my custom ringtone under Default Notification Sounds?

I just got a Nexus 5X, currently running Android 6.0.1, and managed to get some custom mp3 ringtone files into the Ringtones folder on the phone. Under Settings > Sound & Notification, if I ...
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Do apps need to be started once to receive background data

I just recently bought my first Android based phone (Samsung Galaxy A3). One thing I noticed (or maybe imagined noticing?) is that I appear to only receive notifications (like a new message in ...
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not being able to receive whatsapp message only wen I turn the WiFi network then I get the message [duplicate]

I have recently bought a Samsung Galaxy 7 and for some reason I only receive my WhatsApp messages when I open the app. This only happens when I am on 3G. When connected to a WiFi network, there is no ...
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Only hide content of text messages inside lock screen notifications [duplicate]

I am using Android 6.0.1 and Messanger App for text messages. I would like to know if it is possible to configure the system in a way that would only hide the content of the text messages on the lock ...
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How to force apps to use default notification sound or vibration?

Every other app has its own notification sound or vibration. Some apps have unpleasant notifications sounds or vibrations so long I think I'm receiving a call. I like my life simple: I want all apps ...
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Mirror/push Android notifications to iOS device

I have found an interesting app named Klone. Basically it mirrors the notifications from Android to iOS, but it is no more supported and the iOS app instantly crashes. I know that there is a bunch of ...
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Get dimensions of notification.contentView [closed]

In my APP I use Notification with custom View like this: Notification n; n=buildNotification(); RemoteViews contentView = new RemoteViews(getPackageName(), R.layout.notification); WindowManager wm = ...
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Custom notifications for contacts

I'm looking to create a group of users on my phone that would have custom notification relative to my volume setting on my phone. This group of user's text message should cause my phone to vibrate ...
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not being able to receive whatsapp message only wen I turn the WiFi network then I get the message

Samsung j7 not being able to receive messages wen the phone is on mobile data mode only wen I turn the WiFi only then I start to recieve my messages ..... What m I missing
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Annoying notification bar

Ever since I updated to the newest version on my S5 a month ago I've been annoyed by the new notification bar, the bar used to be out of the way and was only as big as the black bar up top. The new ...
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IFTTT custom android notification sound

I added a recipe that sends notifications to the IFTTT app on my android device. Right now the notification sound is the same as for an incoming SMS. Is there a way to either change the IFTTT ...
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Better way to handle notifications

I am using latest android on my phone. One issue I face is that I have a lot of apps installed. Many of them generate notifications which I dont want to loose. If I leave notifications unattended for ...
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Galaxy S4 - Cannot turn email notifications OFF

Probably after a software upgrade, my phone now vibrates and makes a sound whenever an email comes in. This is annoying and keeps me up at night! I have unchecked email notifications but it hasn't ...
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How can I cause a dummy notification in Android 6.0?

I'm trying to set my phone up so that notifications won't show up in certain situations. To test my set-up, I need to create a notification myself, so I can see whether it shows up or not. What's the ...
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How to disable a notification from Settings app?

I own an LG MS323 from MetroPCS, it comes with a nice Battery Saving option that can be enabled from quick settings, but it places a notification that states Battery saving is turned on. When you tap ...
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Some apps change the sound profile when showing notifications

Some apps such as WhatsApp and Gmail cause my sound profile to change from Vibrate to Normal automatically without asking me when I get a notification from them. This only happens when notification ...
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Galaxy S5 isn't getting any notifications but WhatsApp messages

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 Device running Android Lollipop 5.0. Recently I've noticed that I'm no longer getting any notifications, but WhatsApp messages, which causes me to miss important emails ...
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Is there a way to turn off notifications for group texts?

Is there a way to turn off notifications for group texts? I would still like to get the messages but not the notifications that occur every 10 seconds. I would still like to get notifications for ...
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How do I stop data roaming alerts?

Is there a way to stop data roaming alerts from poping up ? This is what I am getting : Translation : Data roaming Roaming area is not detected. Do you want to disable the data roaming service ? ...
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Voicemail notification never shows - Straight Talk with AT&T SIM

I have 2 identical LG G4 (AT&T) phones that I am using with Straight Talk service. On one of them, I have never received a voicemail notification in the month that I have had it. If I dial in ...
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Notification sound is too loud when listening to music with a headset

I'm using a Galaxy S6. When I'm listening to music with my headphones plugged in, notifications come through startlingly loud. I checked my sound settings, and I have the volume for notifications ...
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Missedcall notification not showing

I have a LENOVO A7000, Missed calls do not appear in the notification list which is frustrating ... The calls appear in the call history log so it knows about them. I've also tried calling myself with ...
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How to clear erroneous unread sms indicator

I am using the stock SMS app on Android 4.1.2. I received an SMS message and read it but when I return to my home screen, the (1) in the top right corner of the app is still there. Inside the ...
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Stock Huawei Honor7 Notification Question

Im developing a small app which shows notifications continuously, also when the app is stopped via swipe in the task manager or when the device reboots. It works fine on old Samsung Galaxy Tab2 7 ...
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Marshmallow Heads-up Notifications Gone?

My Galaxy S6 edge recently updated to Android 6.0.1. Before, when I would get a message from Whatsapp, it would show the message at the top of my screen (Lollipop called it Heads-up notification). ...
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How to only get email notifications for one Yahoo account Samsung Galaxy 7 Sprint?

I only want to get email notifications on home screen (Samsung Galaxy 7 Sprint phone) for one of my yahoo email accounts. HOW can I change this?
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Moto-G2 notification bar is no longer appear after upgrade to marsmallow

Recently I upgrade my device from lollipop to Marsmallow but after upgrade unfortunately notification is no longer appear of swipe down/touch. Reboot device multiple times but no luck even came ...
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Screen lock notification

I have a Gionee P4 device, updated to Kitkat. I try to all apps notification comes out at my device is screen off ya locked. I have tried all software for solve this problem. First I've tried NiLS ...
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Google play unable to update (New question 2016)

Note : I know myself that this question was asked several times earlier in the past, But those solutions never helped me. Let me brief. Problem : Unable to update/Install google play store apps This ...
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disable sync contacts to facebook notifications

A few times a day I get this notification asking me to sync my contacts. I do not want to. While other posts have suggested I disable SNS Application, on my Galaxy S7 this does not exists.
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What controls the text preview in notifications?

I am new to Android (on Samsung S7 now), and trying to understand the basic (so that I can drill more into details later). My notifications (emails) show the sender and email title, but not the email ...
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How to disable notifications from Android System?

I'm using Android 5.0.1 on Samsung Galaxy S4. I know I can disable app notifications easily with an app like Notifications Off, but it doesn't seem to disable the ones created by Android System. I'd ...
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How can I stop facebook's notification about continuous contact uploads?

Every day I receive something along the lines of this (often it's just "1 new notification"): Seem pretty exciting, maybe I should see what it is. But it turns out it's just facebook pestering me ...
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Full Charge Notification

When my battery is fully charged I would like a Notification Sound. It used to make a certain tone.I went to my settings, and tried to find it there but it gave me no information to do it. I tried ...
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How to disable heads up notifications and immersive mode?

I recommended purchasing android smart phone (moto e 2015 with android 5.0.2) to a non-technical savy friend of mine and he did. Few UI aspects of android always annoy newcomers. One such is ...
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How can I not have my screen turn on when I receive notifications?

My screen turns on for ~5-10 seconds for every notification I receive. I get Slack notifications too so my screen is turning on all day even when I never touch my phone and by the end of the day it's ...
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Can I make Google Calendar notifications trigger an alarm not just a notification tone?

I would like my calendar notifications to work like an alarm I would set with the clock app. Is it possible to do that? Or can I only get a single notification tone (and not something that "rings" ...
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WhatsApp shows I'm on call when I'm not

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me on another call, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who ...
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Facebook message read on desktop, but still marked as unread on Android phone

So the problem is, when I'm on my computer and I'm chatting on Facebook through safari, the messages show up as notifications on my phone. They do not go away, even though I am reading them and ...
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Disable call back link on text message previews?

Android 5.1.1 on a Samsung Note 4. Text message notifications show the text message and then "CALL" and "REPLY" links. Sometimes I accidentally hit the "CALL" button and find myself calling someone ...
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(Nexus 5X, Marshmellow) Gmail app: how to see separate notifications for each new email?

I have a Nexus 5x with Android Marshmellow. The Gmail notification I see on my locked screen groups all the messages together and shows "5 new messages". Can I see each new email as separate ...
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How do I get MIUI to allow notifications for reminder apps?

I'm using an MI phone (Redmi Note 4G), it runs on MIUI v7. This is a problem that a lot of people have been facing for a really long time now: Push notifications for reminder apps (Say Wunderlist, ...
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Trojan alert on my phone, real or fake? [duplicate]

so this pop-up appears even though I'm not doing anything and not even on the net and it has a background of google sometimes and it says that 'google has detected viruses' on my phone and battery ...
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Samsung galaxy note 3 SN N9006 update to Lollipop [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade the android on this Samsung note 3 but I could not succeed. Can I upgrade Android KitKat 4.4.2 to Android Lollipop 5.0 on my device?
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How to disable notifications per app and time frame?

I would like to know if there's any app or any tasker plugin that would allow me to block notifications on the weekends. I got two email accounts, one personal with gmail app and the other work ...
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How to sync notifications between two android devices?

I have two android devices, but I usually use only one at a time. I want to see the other device notifications without using any computer or web app. I can use AirDroid to see notifications, but only ...
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Shortcut to a certain activity in notification dropdown?

So the question is simple: I'm looking for a way to create a shortcut in notification dropdown that, when tapped, leads me to a set activity of an app. The activity in question is "Running Services" ...
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Change the notification setting on the lock screen

After the recent software update, I have been getting notifications from apps like the Messenger app appearing on my lock screen. Originally, I would just get a popup in the toolbar at the top of the ...