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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No notification sound for SMS

My phone doesn't play the notification sound (only vibration) when I get an SMS so I never notice when I get a message. It appears all notification sounds are affected, because the StackExchange app ...
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How do I reinstate the little number circle onto the yellow text message envelope icon please?

I want to reinstate the little Number Circle that (use to) appear on the yellow text message envelope as its completely disappeared from my Samsung G4, which is annoying!? I receive audible ...
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Notification Access in KitKat

Can someone tell me where the Notification Access is placed in KitKat. In JellyBean it used to be under Settings -> Security.
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Got a file named “Brendon's URL”automatically. Is it a virus? How do I fix it?

My tab was charging when I noticed there were 4 notifications and 4 home screen shortcuts created. Two were named "Brendon's URL" and the others are in Chinese. Is there anything wrong? Is it a virus? ...
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Can not display sender messages on my android phone

I recently bought a Xolo Q900S mobile phone. One of my friend sent a message to me but it doesn't display it in Messaging but it displays outgoing messages i.e. incoming messages are not shown. Any ...
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The tablet always turns the screen when a notification arrives

I have a ME301T or Memo Pad 10 has Android 4.2.1 When my tablet has the screen off and a notification arrives the screen turns on always.
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S5 automatic notifications

My S5 device is automatically connecting to the wifi in range, receiving notifications (such as what's up, facebook etc...) then turning wifi off. Wifi timer is always disabled. Any solution please?
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How to disable Android Wear?

I don't have a Android Wear, but I always get a notification from the Google Play Services App with this content: Android Wear Listening via TCP on 127.0.0.1:5601 I want to disable this spying ...
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Calendar Plays Wrong Sound

I have set the sound in both Personalize->Sound->Notification Sounds->Calendar and Calendar->Menu->Settings->Select Notification to the same sound, but Calendar refuses to play the ...
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While setting notfication, i cant see all the list of stock(factory) tones

Jelly Bean 4.2.2 on my mobile shows only 2 notification tones. 1 is a Default tone & the other is none. The default tone is defaulted to 1 tone from among the stock tones. How can i see all the ...
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How to dismiss an anoying “Queued” notification in android 4.4?

Since this morning there is a new notification in my notification bar. The title is "Queue" and there is a progress bar under it that never stops moving. The only information that I see is this text ...
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“Device management downloading” notification: why and how to get rid of it?

I see "Device management downloading" notification. It appeared when I was not using the phone: why did it appear and how can I prevent it from appearing again? I don't want to update my phone's OS. ...
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How to turn off sound for Google+ notifications?

How do I turn off audio notifications for Google+ (mail and groups) on a Samsung Galaxy Note 3?
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phone whilstles or bell rings: sounds on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have two very basic questions about my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. In its default configuration: Every now and then the phone whistles. (a) What does this mean? (b) How do I change this or turn it ...
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Dismiss voicemail notification when you can't call voicemail

I have gotten a notification that I have 1 new voice message. However, I am in a different country right now and would rather not pay an exorbitant amount of money to call my voicemail just to dismiss ...
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LED Light in Android in Do not disturb mode

How do I turn the led and keep it on in do not disturb mode as well as when the phone is powered on and turned on.
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Silence notifications but not calls

During my night time, I would like to silence all app notifications, including text messages, emails and news alerts. On the other hands, I do not want to silence calls. This is because calls after ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 doesn't show SMS notification

I need help with a problem in a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.3. I can't receive SMS notification when a SMS is sent to my mobile phone. Every time I have to open the application to check if ...
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“User 0” message displayed on notification bar of android KitKat

I recently upgraded my Lenovo P780 to kitkat and yesterday applied an update from Lenovo "P780_ROW_8G_S222_140817". After applying this update, I have started seeing text "User 0" in the notification ...
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Repeat notifications for users on-call?

For people who are on-call and use android phones. What's the best way to repeat notifications until acknowledged? If an alert comes through at 4AM I may not hear one beep. But it would be nice ...
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Android 4.4: Messages plays music when mail arrives on Galaxy S5?

My Message App (Notifications) plays a song forever when a mail arrives? I can't find this setting to change or turn off music to be played in Messages. I can't even find the music track that ...
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Can I mark sms as read in the notification menu?

When get an incoming sms and view it in the notification menu (swiping down from the top of the screen) I can sometimes read the entire message there and I don't need to reply to it. Is it possible to ...
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Microsoft Outlook.com app notification

Some information: I have 1 gmail account for my business/work related emails only I have an outlook.com account for my personal emails I have another gmail account for non-important things i.e. ...
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any of my installed apps are not getting downloaded [duplicate]

I'm having an issue with downloading my all applications installed in my android. It is showing as the application is can't be downloaded because of error 495 please help me out
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How to have notifications show up on my app on desktop [duplicate]

I would like to know how to have notifications show up on all my icons on my Samsung galaxy s4 desktop, such as: Gmail, yahoo mail, Facebook. I would really like to see the number show up, for ...
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Internet becomes abeyant gradually on phone usage

Observed this problem in the following devices: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 GT-P3100. - Android JB. Samsung Galaxy S Duos 2 GT-S7582. - Android JB. Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro Sk17i. - Android ICS. ...
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No text message notifications on Android 4.4.2

I just upgraded my Note 2 with 4.4.2, and since then I stop receiving notifications from text messages, voice mails and emails. I do not see the LED blinking on any text messages or voice messages. ...
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No notifications when screen protection is active

Running Galaxy S3 and Kitkat I don't have any notifications (eg. reminders) when the device is locked with any method (pattern, pin etc.). When the screen is off and the protection not active yet, ...
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During locked screen: Notificaton 'Rights requested'. Google Account manager then crashes

Since a few days ago, my device has started showing an exclamation mark in the status bar when the lock screen is active. Today, this happened several times. In the notification area there is a ...
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Stop a mailbox syncing between 9am and 5pm

I have my work emails set up on my LG G3, but when I'm at work I don't want to be getting notifications on it whilst getting them on my laptop as well. Is there a way to stop a mailbox from syncing ...
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How can I decrease the ringtone/notification volume on my Oppo Find 7?

I recently got this device and so far ColorOS is virtually indistinguishable from stock Android. The only problem is that the ringer and notification sound are insanely loud, even on the very lowest ...
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Incoming calls and notifications not vibrating on galaxy s3

I enabled my vibration setting on both device settings and message & phone apps but still my phone is not vibrating even when vibrating icon is on it just goes on silent when receiving calls and ...
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Nexus 7 system update notification

My Nexus 7 permanently displays a 'system update downloaded. Touch to install' notification' that I can't seem to clear. I've touched the notification to install but am just taken to apps. Can anyone ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 turns on when fully charged and never turns off

I just 'upgraded' from the Samsung Galaxy S4 to the S5. Both use similar 4.4.2 Touchwiz software, but by new one has some odd behavior. I'll explain. Notes: I set smart screen sleep (or timeout, how ...
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Disable “Enjoy your app!” popup

Every now and then, after installing or updating an app from the Play Store, a popup with the following text appears: Enjoy your app! If you ever forget your password, we can help you restore ...
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Find out which app is making notification sounds? [duplicate]

I've got a samsung galaxy tab 8, and a few days ago it started making a notification sound but with no notification banner.. I don't know what app is doing it and I didn't install anything around the ...
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“Touch to download SoundCloud” notification

I have Samsung Galaxy S3, Android 4.3. Not rooted. From time to time, I get notification: "Touch to download SoundCloud" I did had Soundcloud installed application before, but I have uninstalled ...
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sony xperia z1 whatsapp sound notification problem

Hi I have the following problem. I get whatsapp notification on the top of my screen when receiving new whatsapp message but I dont want any sound with it. I tried to look in whatsapp settings - ...
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Make the notification drawer animation faster

I'm running a SlimKat ROM on Sony Xperia Z Ultra. For me the open animation of the notification drawer is too slow. Is there any way to make it faster or disable at all?
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Is there a way to swipe to mark read?

I use the TeslaUnread plugin for Nova Launcher, which places hovering unread counts on my app icons. I also use CM10.2.1, which has the swipe preview and quick reply features. Is it possible to ...
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Hide SMS Message in Notification bar

I am using Moto E powered by Google Android Kitkat. When i receive a SMS, i am getting notification displaying the Sender Name with the Message. I don't want the Message received to be disaplyed in ...
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Not recieving messages from only one WhatsApp contact

When I first met the love of my life, he insisted that we use WhatsApp to communicate. He lives in Brasil and uses WhatsApp on his Windows Phone. I'm in the United States and use WhatsApp for Android ...
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Pending Notifications icons are black and white (no color)

I have a Nexus 5. All of the sudden I've noticed that the pending notifications icons at the top left of the my phone are black and white instead of some of them being colored. I don't know what ...
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How does the phone detect that I went near it?

I block screen, put phone on table and going to sleep. I did not hear any notifications at night. But as soon as I get up, the phone at once defines it, and I hear notifications of new emails. So, ...
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Android 4.4.2 - How to not dismiss notification while checking the detail

I recently upgraded my phone to Galaxy S5. This phone has 4.4.2. One big inconvenience I have encountered so far is the way the event and notification work - the system automatically dismisses a ...
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Can I set incoming calls to silent/vibrate, but still get an audible notification for texts?

Can I set incoming calls to silent/vibrate, but still get an audible notification for texts? I'd like to be able to set my phone to silent for incoming calls, but still be able to hear incoming texts ...
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Tasker: Notify before executing task

I'm making a task to hot boot every 3 hours. Currently, I have a profile set to this: Trigger: Every 3 hour + Display off Task: Hot Boot (I'm using 3rd-party plugin) How do I create a ...
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“Your time is close enough” notification

I am running Android Jelly bean 4.2.1 on my phone. Once in a while, I get this notification "Your time is close enough" with an android emoticon. This notification then disappears without any ...
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Scheduled notification with input

I want my phone to do two things: Send me a notification on a schedule. Accept textual input, time stamp it, and store it somewhere. Ideally this would be the workflow: I receive a notification. ...
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Disable alerts for gmail android 4.4

I want to switch off sound and vibrate alerts for gmail, but leave on the icon (in the bar at top). I still want vibrate on google hangouts and Facebook messengers etc.. I can't figure out how to do ...