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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Prepaid balance report update message

I have a prepaid connection, and at the end of a phone call or data session I get a message that looks like this: Screenshot (click to enlarge) My question is: What is the technical definition of ...
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System notification settings [on hold]

I have a Samsung S7, and I love it, but I've been chomping through data quite quickly. After talking to a rep with my provider I was able to modify my background settings, to hopefully prevent this ...
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Play Music while recording Video

May be the most stupid question, but I am unable to figure out how to record video while playing music in my Samsung S6 Edge (6.0.1). I want to capture Music played from phone with the video I record. ...
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Show current SSID under WiFi indicator in Notification panel

I tried searching for a solution but this seems so stupidly trivial I can't even find any posts about it, not even a hint in those Android tips 'n tricks articles. The closest I could find is " Add ...
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How do I disable regular Android notifications from Google asking to verify my phone number?

This has started happening recently. It seems like I am getting at least one notification every day or two now on my Android phone from Google saying: **Verify your phone number** Google can warn ...
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Get notifications from Inbox mobile app for reminders, but not emails?

This question applies to the Google Inbox mobile app. I do not want notifications for random incoming emails as I'm trying to only check email twice a day. I do want notifications for reminders, as ...
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Stop notification of whats app messages when other application is running updated to Lolipop 5.1?

Hi i am using Samsung Galaxy E7 and upgraded the os to lolipop and now what issue i am facing is. whenever i am seeing and image or using calculator, and suppose i get whats app message then the ...
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Samsung s7 edge message “previous setting restored”

I keep getting a little notification pop up (a grey oval) that lasts about a second and says "previous settings restored" . It makes the phone vibrate and beep. It is causing annoyance and I would ...
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Android notification screen upon swipe down

Can someone tell me what the number is an indication for under the time on the notification screen? See the screenshot attached with arrows pointing to the number.
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Block heads-up/peeking notifications when certain app is in foreground

Ordinarily I love the peeking notifications in Marshmallow. They're really useful 95% of the time, and save me a lot of pulling down the notification shade. But when a real-time game is in the ...
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Workaround for lack of “hide sensitive content” setting for lockscreen notifications in CyanogenMod 13?

I have recently installed CyanogenMod 13 on an Android One phone (i.e. the 'sprout' version of CM). I installed the release version. In the notification settings, under "when locked", I was ...
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Can I receive text messages when mobile data turned off

If I have my mobile data function turned off, will I be able to receive text messages? If so, how can I retrieve them?
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Get notified only for Twitter statuses containing a keyword

Is there some way I can get my Android 4.3 phone to notify me with a sound when there is a new a tweet with a specific keyword in my feed, but ignore everything else? This is a little different to the ...
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How to prevent notification sounds when I am *using* the phone?

I wish to not hear notification sounds when I am using the phone. When I am reading an e-book, or news article and the notification sound disrupts the process. I would like to hear the notification ...
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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

Recently, Google issued an update for Google Play Music. Now, I frequently see the Google Play Music icon briefly appearing in the Android notification bar (aka status bar). It will appear for about ...
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Notification email count instead of content

Subsequent email notifications state the number of unread emails instead of the content of each subsequent email. I use Outlook for email. So the first email will state who it is from and some content....
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Repeat notifications

I have a Samsung Galaxy gs4. When I recieve a text or email I get a notification. If I do not read the text or email , the phone continues to send notifications. How do I get rid of the multiple ...
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Do not mute Sound on incoming notification - Android, YouTube

Is there an option to manage sound notification behaviour on a Android phone? Description: In the morning, I do watch YouTube lectures, but every minute or so I do receive Slack message, that mute ...
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How to disable Whatsapp “quick reply” preview?

If I swipe down the top bar to get more details about a Whatsapp notification, I get a preview of the message and a "reply" button, but I'd like to see just something like "message from [contact]". Is ...
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How to silence notifications when the device is locked? (Android 6)

I'd like to be able to disable or silence notifications when the device is locked. I am using Sony Xperia z3 compact and previously (on Android 5) there was a stamina mode. It allowed me to disable ...
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Facebook Messenger notifications about already read messages

Everytime I launch the Facebook Messenger app on my phone, I get notifications about all the messages I got since my last login. The thing is that I'm even getting notifications about the messages I'...
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Notifications and Icons

I am new to this Nova launcher and have been using it for a couple weeks and for the most part like it. But one problem I've not been able to resolve. Text messages, phone calls etc I can't see if I'...
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Sony Xperia Z5 not showing Heads up Notifications on Marshmallow

I've recently bought a Sony Xperia Z5, and can't get the Heads up Notifications to work on any app at all. I have gone into the app settings and selected "Sounds & Notifications / App ...
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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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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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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? [duplicate]

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 ...