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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Need notification sounds for all messages, including follow-up

With updated Lollipop on Samsung S4, the notification is sounded for the first message from a contact, but not any of the follow-up messages. Annoying to constantly check for reply messages by ...
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“New message arrived” notification on lock screen Android v5.0.1

When I had the Android V 4.4.2 on my Galaxy S4, I liked it the way a message would be on the lock screen telling me how many new messages has arrived. I could just touch that notification, unlock the ...
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Application messages

Need assistance. If I power on or restart my GT-P7500 10.1 Samsung tablet, it takes an awe full long time to become usable. It keeps coming up with messages like "Messager is not responding" - with ...
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Data Usage Warning in ICS

I found these related questions on the same issue: How do I disable the data usage warning and notification in ICS? How to turn of Google Samsung Nexus Galaxy 3g/mobile data usage warning? But, my ...
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Obtrusive notifications

If I'm playing a game or watching something in full screen, why does the notifications come over it? I've noticed especially whatsapp notifications fill up the screen. I need to be able to only stop ...
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Whatsapp notifications

I recently updated my samsung note 4 to the latest android version 5.0.1, and since then my whatsapp notification always vibrates even if I turn off the vibrations in the app settings. If the phone ...
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No alarm sounds

I messed around with the new volume menu and now my alarms and countdown timers aren't making any sound. Strangely, notifications such as email are still getting through. I currently have ...
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How can I get Google calendar to play a sound notification for an event?

Is it possible to get an audible notification of an event in Google Calendar? I have a new Android smartphone which I'm trying to fathom out. I'm new to all this.
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Un-combining notifications on HTC M9/Lollipop?

On my HTC One M9 with Android Lollipop, notifications are combined by category. For example, if I have 3 emails and 5 text messages, the notification list will show two items - "3 new emails" and "5 ...
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How can I avoid applications from sucking my battery and bypassing my lock-screen?

I have now confirmed my suspicious... I will give you the example that just happened and motivated me to open this topic: I was at my computer, with my phone in my desk. Suddenly new Viber messages ...
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iOS' Quick Reply feature on WhatsApp for Android

Recently I got my first Android phone, LG G3 and updated to the Android Lollipop, the latest OS ver. The transition from iOS isn't smooth as I thought and this because I'm trying to find how to enable ...
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Some notification tones only shows up in certain apps

Let's say Whatsapp app. When I try to change notification tones some ringtones show up which are not shown when I change phone's ringtone. For example in Media Storage, only one tone named Xperia is ...
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How do I remove the 'Slot 1: No SIM card detected' notification?

I'm using my phone as more of a tablet computer and less of a phone (I'm not using cellular radio, only wifi Internet), so I didn't put a SIM card in it. The issue is - the notification that I don't ...
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How to suppress these “Application needs installed” notifications from Google Maps?

Since the last Google Maps update, it periodically shows an “Application needs installed: Request of install from Google Maps” airpush notification begging me to install Google Play services. I do ...
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Can Telegram notifications be disabled?

Can you disable Telegram notifications somehow? I am seeing a huge battery consumption since last few weeks and after upgrading to Android 5.0.2. After one day of use battery app is reporting that ...
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Android 5.0.2 privacy issues

Notification filter log, can this be cleared? Can contents of notifications not be displayed on your unlocked screen?
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Android 5.0.2 notifications

Why is it that my messages are being shown when the screen is unlocked? And why is that the phone is creating a log of all activity? Where is the privacy in this new update? Also, with all the ...
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App notifications block setting not set after phone restart

I updated my Sony Xperia Z1's Android to Lollipop a few days ago, and just noticed that the applications having their notifications blocked reset back when my phone is restarted. The Priority and ...
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Will Android kill a Service if I uncheck “Show notification” option on Settings?

I was just wondering: will Android kill a Service (that uses persistent notification to keep itself alive) if I uncheck "Show notifications" on app settings? I am running Lollipop 5.1.
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changed my 'message centre' number and now sms will not send.?

S2 galaxy note. I changed my 'message centre' number in 'message settings' and now sms will not send.? also, Searching for WHY MOST address book contacts do not show an icon for incoming sms…? ...
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Push notifications for Google Hangouts unreliable on WiFi

I just got a Moto E and am attempting to use Hangouts as both my chat client and my SMS client. This works well except for the fact that it is unreliable about receiving push notifications. The ...
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turning off email preview on lock screen after update

Galaxy S4 just updated to latest Android and now my email is previewed on my lock screen. Any way to turn this off? I'm using Gmail. Thanks
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Notifications not showing

With the new updates, I can't see any of my notifications on the lock screen. I have to unlock my phone to see anything. It's so inconvienent. How can I change it back or fix it or something???
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WiFi ICON is gray on my kitkat ONLY at home and ONLY with a specific device [duplicate]

I have noticed that when I'm at home, the WiFi icon is always gray, so I cab still have access to the internet but notifications from apps like whatsapp, Facebook, etc doesn't, work. When I connect to ...
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heads up notification [duplicate]

If I get a heads-up notification (i.e., those that show up on top of the screen when the device is unlocked) and swipe down on it with 2 fingers, it 'breaks' further heads-up notifications: I can't ...
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Why don't see notifications on 5.0.2 Android update for Sony Z3 Compact

Just updated to latest 5.0.2 Android on my Z3 compact, but noticed I cannot see any notifications for any apps on the lock screen. I have tried all settings (show all, not show sensitive etc.) for ...
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New lollipop update stops me from seeing txt icon in top left

Now you can no longer see if you have txt's unless you swipe up, login and then the notification icon appears in the top bar. Is there a way around this so just the icon (no message) is on the lock ...
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Android 5.0 Disable Heads Up

How can I disable the heads up for Android lollipop. Revert to the way kitkat and below If it is possible then my second question is how can I disable heads up for notifications and enable it when I ...
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Trigger actions on notification received with IFTTT

IFTTT has a notifications channel but unfortunately it does not contain any triggers. Is there any other way to perform an action when a notification is received? Is there any IFTTT service that can ...
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Send a SMS for every Android notification (goal: get notifications on Garmin Edge 1000)

I am wondering if there is a way, or an app, to send a SMS for every notification the Android phone is getting. My goal is to try to find a way to send all the Android notifications to my Garmin Edge ...
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Lollipop (sony experia Z3 compact) - disable mobile data notification

I just recently upgraded to lollipop. One thing that is annoying, is with notifications. Most of the time I have mobile data disabled, because in most places I can connect to wifi (when I need ...
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How to dismiss Heads-up Notifications quickly without clearing them from notification bar?

In Lollipop, apps are able to use Heads-up Notifications over other apps. Sometimes it is useful and sometimes it pisses me off (especially during gaming). I can always swipe them away, but it clears ...
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Increasing notification text length limit

Is there a way to increase notification text length limit? I'm using Android 5.0.2 and I would like to read the whole message on the lock screen through the new heads up notification feature. I tried ...
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galaxy note 4 settings for sound and notification

Just got lollipop 5.0 for my galaxy note 4. Now I can't get into settings / sound and notification. I get a message saying that settings has shut down. All other settings features are working. Anyone ...
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5.0.2 HTC M7 notifications

Can't figure out why I'm only receiving one notification at a time. When the first notification is deleted then I'll receive a new one. Previously I would have many notifications listed, twitter, ...
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No notifications while playing games

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and while I am playing games it doesn't give me text or voice messages, I have checked my notifications and it is allowing notifications. Another problem is sometimes I ...
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How can I be notified of updates for apps that I do not have installed? [duplicate]

What is the best way to be notified of an apps' update that is not installed on my phone? Is there a site place such as the Play store, Playboard, Aptoide or elsewhere that I can get an rss feed, ...
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Missed call notification shown even in auto rejecting or deliberate rejection?

I have a Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 tablet which is updated to the latest version of Android (4.2.2) using the following official ROM from SAMMOBILE. My problem is even when I deliberately reject ...
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No notification of new email received on SGN4 lock screen

Can anyone please advise on how to activate a function that will allow me to view lock screen notifications when an email is received just as I can with missed calls and sms messages etc. The only way ...
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How can I watch for uninstalled app updates? [duplicate]

What is the best, non-manual, way of checking to see if an app that I do not have installed has an update? For example, I do not have Google Camera installed, but I may want to install it when a new ...
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Voice Notification can't be turned off?

I just got the Lg G3, Android 4.4.2, and I can't seem to cancel the voice notification off, it works just fine with my friend's phone, which is the same model and has the same OS version. I go to ...
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Block persistent notifications, but keep regular ones?

I use Steam and Skype. I'd like to be able to hide the ongoing "Online" notifications each service have without them being killed in the background. Skype has an option to disable the ongoing ...
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“Wrong file type, please select again” when choosing a ringtone

I have a Nexus 5, all my ringtones and notification sounds returned to default, and when I try to set any file as a sound I get this message: Wrong file type, please select again I get the same ...
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Disable WhatsApp Notification while watching Videos or Listening Music

Is it possible to disable WhatsApp Status bar notifications while watching YouTube videos on a Android device or while playing Music on Android device. I don't want to disable WhatsApp notifications ...
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How to Delete Lollipop Update From“ LG Nexus 5”

My LG Nexus 5 shows a Lollipop update prompt. I do not want this prompt to sit on top of the device. How do I remove this Notification from the home screen?
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Different notification tone only for one contact

I want to have a different notification tone for one specific contact, but I can't figure it out. I can change the tone only for All Contacts, but not for only for one contact. Any ideas?
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Reminders doesn't work (Google Keep, Any.Do, …)

No reminders work in applications like Google Keep or Any.Do But when standard alarm event is fired - boom! All past reminders that you were supposed to remember 5 hours ago are displayed. How to ...
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what is the print spool called in kindle fire HD

what is the print spool called in my kindle fire HD, need to clear out some print error notifications that won't let me clear them. found an app called fire Amazon PS version 1.0.32, is this where I ...
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How to disable the notification badge on Facebook on Sony Xperia?

I have Sony Xperia. I hope to disable all attention grabbing behaviour on my phone, and after disabling notifications from most annoying apps, the only thing left is the notification badge (red ...
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“Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes.” notification on Samsung device

I have a new Samsung Galaxy A3 that keeps on giving me a security notice saying Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes. How do I stop ...