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Avoiding facebook messenger sounds and icons while synchronizing messages

I have an android Samsung S4 phone. As far as I can remember Facebook Messenger app has always had this annoyance: when I connect my cellphone to the internet the app synchronizes and downloads all ...
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How does Android detect new mail, tweet, etc?

I am curious about how Android is able to send notifications. I have installed apps such as Gmail, Google+, Whatsapp, Twitter, etc., how does Android know when there is new mail, whatsapp message, or ...
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Why are some lollipop notifications able to be swiped away on lockscreen?

I have a pin set and privacy set to don't show sensitive content. Some notifications such as tune in radio telling me about a recommended radio are able to be swiped away from the lockscreen where as ...
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Ever since 5.0 was installed my text message notification always plays the default sound

Ever since 5.0 was installed my text message notification always plays the default sound. I have tried deleting and recreating the contact but no change. When I check to see what notification sound ...
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Disable Notification Vibration for Specific Apps

I would like to change a setting for my Android (v5.1.1) to make my YouTube app show notifications (on the Lock Screen and Status Bar as it currently does), but without vibration and sound. That is, ...
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“Show notifications” is greyed out for some apps. What's causing it and how do I change it?

There are some apps for which "Show Notifications" is greyed out, thus effectively barring you from changing the notification policy of that app. Why or when does it happen? I've noticed this issue ...
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Where does Lollipop stores notification policy?

Unlike its predecessor Android versions which saves notification policy in the file /data/system/notification_policy.xml (the file which saves the package name of apps you've selected to stop giving ...
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Whatsapp uses general notification sound not the one setup in the app

From some time Whatsapp is not using the notification sound I setup in the app settings menu anymore, is using the general notification sound setup in phone settings. What can i do to have different ...
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Unable to change notification settings for Google App

I'm unable to change the notification sound of Google App. I rebooted the phone in safe mode to figure out if it's happening due to any bloatware but it doesn't seem so. After a while the notification ...
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No longer I get SMS notifications

I‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ have installed a few new SMS management apps to test them and uninstalled them ...
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Change notification text and background color

I'm looking for a way to change the color of the text that appears on the notifications in the notification drawer. I'm running CM12.1 with Xposed.
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Is there a way to permanently clear all notifications and mark them as “read” from the lock screen or notification menu?

Background: I often get no signal on my phone, so use apps like Airdroid and O2 TuGo which allow for texting and calling over wifi and from multiple devices. The problem is, when I get my signal ...
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How do I stop calendar reminders coming up days later than event on motto G 4.4.4?

How do I stop calendar reminders which come up days after event on my moto G 4.4.4 ?
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What is GlanceViewMk

I found an app called "GlanceViewMk" within my notification and sounds settings menu. If I allow it, "GlanceViewMk will be able to read all the notifications you receive, which may include personal ...
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Show notifications for all users

If I am using a different user on my Android phone, notifications to the main user (owner) don't get shown until I switch back to that user. This might be for privacy reasons and such, but I see ...
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An email app that will not notify for certain addresses

I get notifications at work for any system issues and this includes Office 365 notifications every 30 mins. I have a rule on my PC that automatically files these but I still get the notification on my ...
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Is data for notifications and apps downloaded separately on Android?

I've spotted this very odd behavior with all Android devices I came across: a notification is shown for a messenger app with an excerpt or the full text of a message, but when I switch to the app, the ...
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Why do I get a second Gmail notification as soon as I open the first one?

I have configured my Gmail app to also check my (non-Google) work email account. Now whenever I get a new email notification, as soon I tap on it and open the message, a second notification appears, ...
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How to Show an alert or ring Android phone connected to same wifi

I am not an android developer.In my office there are several peoples who are using wifi in their phone.Company has provided laptops so wifi password cannot be hidden.How i can identify users who are ...
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Google Camerca Messing with Notification Settings

Whenever I take a video with Google camera on my OPO with CM12.1, it switches from normal notifications to priority and then turns on phone volume when I have it set on vibrate. Every time I take a ...
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How do you collapse expanded notifications on Lollipop? [duplicate]

How do you collapse expanded notifications? In KitKat you would drag down then up. I can't figure it out for lollipop though.
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How to disable the notification badge on Whatsapp on LG G3?

I have LG G3. I want to disable all notifications from whatsapp, when I mute a group the only thing left is the notification badge (red number) on the app. Browsing for "android turn off badge ...
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App permission management is running notification

Is there any option to get rid of those not useful, permament notifications on Android 5.1, in particular App permission management is running They are just taking space and focus, are not helpful to ...
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On screen notifications for Samsung s4

I have a Samsung Galaxy Gt 19505. I am currently running andriod 4.4.2 I was wondering if there's any way to get on screen notifications for messages etc whilst using other apps. I used to have an ...
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Notifications appearing even if they have been viewed

I just switched to my first Android phone (been an iPhone user until now), running Lollipop 5.0 on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and I am having a strange issue. If I receive messages on Facebook ...
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Will i lose my facebook acount if I force- stop it? [duplicate]

My facebook account is causing my mobile phone to run slow and it keeps restarting. Is it safe to force stop facebook?
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SMS notifications and ringtone stopped working on my Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

On an Android Lollipop powered Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, no notifications are being shown for new SMS arrivals in the notification bar nor the ringtone that was set is being played.
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Message notofication appears even after reading the message on the notification bar

This happened with me many times. After an sms appears in the notification bar I will click and read it but even after reading it the notification doesn't end up it still appears and even on the ...
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How do I disable twitter notifications?

Twitter keeps send me @Jim and @Bob just retweeted... notifications on my Android phone. I've tried disabling the notifications following these instructions from twitter. However I'm ...
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removing a watspp no of my old mob

Hi my old mobile died and i have watsapp on my new no and want to get rid of the old watsapp no contact in my new mob as no need to have it as new no.How do I delete it from my contacts on watsapp as ...
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HTC 510 is vibrating uncontrolablly

My HTC 510 is vibrating uncontrollably , but there isn't any notification. What to do ? Its becoming very annoying! Please get to me as soon as anyone can, thanks !
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How do I get sound on sms and NOT on emails?

I just bought S4, came from Iphone 5. Nice phone, but I have a problem with the setup... "Messages" seems to be both sms and email - so I cant get notifications on ONLY sms without also get ...
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Remove notification count when swiped away in notification drawer

I have a Galaxy S5 running 4.4.2 rooted. When I swipe away a notification from my notification drawer, is there a way I can make it also consider the notification as seen/read so that I don't have to ...
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Monitoring external services

I want to receive alerts\statuses from an external source There are either alerts (when an event occurs) or continuous updates of a certain value what I need is: ability to send updates from the ...
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how to mute a contact on Whatsapp?

Basically I still want to receive the messages from a contact but on lesser priority. I don't want a notification to appear when this contact messages me. It is possible to mute a group chat but not ...
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Permanently disable app notifications (lollipop 5.0.2)

I am running lollipop 5.0.2 on a Motorola Moto G 2014. I would like to permanently disable notifications for specific apps. However, when I untick Show notifications in the settings for some apps, ...
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Android 4.4.2 LED notification issue

I upgraded from 4.1.2 do 4.4.2 and the LED light seems to be bugged now. When I receive a message while the screen is off the LED light won't work. However if I switch the screen on and then off the ...
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My phone is always beeping

My phone very often makes noise but I can't find the notification that supposedly happen. Is there anything I can do about this? Or make it stop making so many bells and whistles? I'm using Android ...
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Having a different icon for a specific email in my Gmail App on Android

I have 3 different email accounts under the GMAIL APP on Android. How could I have a different notification icon for one of the accounts so I know right away if I have email in that account?
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Google Keep notifications not working (Nexus 5)

So for a few weeks (or month now?) already Google Keep's notifications aren't working. Yesterday it worked for some reason for 2 times and I though it is fixed. But today nothing works again. What I ...
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Duplicate SMS notifications

I have a new-to-me Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Duos (http://www.samsung.com/sa_en/support/model/SM-G530HZWDKSA). I chose to use Hangouts for SMS. It is set up and working normally. I continuously ...
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Unswipable notifications

On my moto G 2, in the notification area there appears to be a couple of notifications that whatever i do i can't figure out how to get rid of. One of them is an outdated voicemail reminder received ...
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I'm going crazy trying to sort WhatsApp notifications on Lollipop - help, please?

I've got a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and it's on Lollipop 5.0.2. What I want to do is this: Vibrate when I get a WhatsApp message, when it's set to vibrate. The pop-up bar that comes up at the top ...
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Constant notififications for the same calendar event driving me crazy!

When I create an event on my google calendar (galaxy Note 3) I indicate a 30 minute notification. It notifies me 30 minutes prior which is great, but it continues to notify me EVERY 5 minutes ...
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No push notifcations on LG G PAD 8.3 with android 4.4.2

I Just bought a new LG G PAD 8.3. it says it currently has Android 4.4.2 version. That's my first time with android, I have an iPhone so I'm used to see push notifications, both real time and all ...
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Show sensitive notification content when at trusted place

I have been trying to get sensitive notification content to only show when at a trusted location (android 5.1.1), however my attempts have so far been unsuccessful. Is this possible to accomplish ...
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Missing notifications in lock screen after update to Lollipop

After upgrading my Galaxy S5 to Android 5.0, notifications now are not showing in the top bar when the screen is locked. I understand that there is an option to show notifications in lock screen, from ...
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Google apps notifying me when I unlock phone

I just noticed today when I came home from school and checked my phone, that as soon as I unlocked my phone I immediately got notifications from YouTube and Gmail. Prior to unlocking the phone, just ...
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How to disable app notifications of a certain app? [duplicate]

How can I disable the app notifications of a certain app I installed from Google Play?
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how to send status bar notifications from the commandline?

I'd like to send status bar notifications from bash shellscripts. I would like a solution using the builtin commands found since Android 2.x (like am), not python.