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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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I have an anroids phone “xolo Q1000s” it showing "damaged phone storage? who to fix it?

I couldn't have such function to take out my SD it showing no external storage avliable and I couldn't see my files too its damaged how to fix or recover without losing data
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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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Can I turn off Google/Google+ notifications on Samsung Galaxy S3?

I know you can turn off notifications from the native email client, but is there a way to turn them off for Gmail, Google+, and other Google apps? I have my Google account set up on my phone, which is ...
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How to suppress repeated alert/notification sounds

Is there a way to suppress repeated alert sounds within a certain period of time - i.e after an event triggers a sound, do not play any further sounds for any more of the same event type that arrives ...
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How can users be alerted to new notifications, tasks, etc, in my Android app? [on hold]

iPhone apps can have a tab bar at the bottom of the screen and the tabs can have badges such as Notifications (3) and Tasks (12). This is fine for the iPhone, but what should we do when we build the ...
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I get a notification every day that says “ Couldn't send attachments Photo's”

When I click on the notification it opens gmail. I am not trying to send any thing, I have made sure my outbox and drafts are empty. Is some other program trying to send out my pictures? How do I stop ...
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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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How to disable battery full notification sound?

When battery has been charged full, my Galaxy S phone gives the same notification sound that is used when I receive SMS. Is there a way to disable the sound without also disabling sound from SMS? It ...
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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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Turn off notification sounds and vibrations while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibration on Nexus 5

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 4.3.2. I want to turn off all sound and vibration notifications for all apps, while allowing phone calls to trigger sound and/or vibrations. Is there a way to do this? ...
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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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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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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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How can I remove the notification header in Android 4.3? (Big hour, date, clear all button, notification/quick setting switch)

As shown in below screenshot: is there a way to remove the notification header, or at least replace it with a transparent image, on Android 4.3? Screenshot (click for larger variant)
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How to disable Heads Up notifications in Android Lollipop? (notification popup at top of the screen)

How can I disable the heads up for Android Lollipop, just like it was in KitKat and below? If it is possible then my second question is how can I disable heads up for notifications for certain apps ...
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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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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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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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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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Seeing the full text of a long notification

I've got a notification on my phone where the length of the text exceeds the width of the screen and it doesn't wrap, just wanders off the edge. How can I see the full text of the notification? I've ...
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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 the Lollipop notification popups while in a game?

I know there are fixes for a rooted device with Android 5.0+ to stop the notification popups for like text messages and apps like facebook. These I've found tend to be perminant and not so easy to do ...
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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.
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Hide SMS message in notification bar

I am using Moto E powered by Android Kitkat. When I receive an SMS, I get a notification displaying the sender name with the message. I don't want the message text to be displayed in the ...
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Some notification tones only shows up for certain apps?

Let's say WhatsApp app. When I try to change notification tones for WhatsApp, some ringtones show up which are not shown when I change device's notification tones. For example in Sound Picker, only ...
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Send Android Notifications(like SMS, Gmail, WhatsApp) to PC

Most of the time, when I keep my device for charging, away from my PC where I work, I get lot of notifications from things like Gmail, WhatsApp, SMS and Hangout, and other communication apps. I know ...
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Voicemail indicator won't go away

On my Atrix running 2.3.6, there is a permanent icon in my notification bar saying that I have unread voicemail. I understand that this icon is flagged on the SIM card itself: sure enough, if I pop ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to disable expanded email preview in the notification drawer?

I use an applock instead of the pattern via lockscreen to keep prying eyes out of my private apps including my email. Except when I receive a notification, it displays a preview of the message in the ...
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Disabling email notifications from Android Hangouts app.

I have Hangouts on my Android Phone (S3) and I get emails of my incoming messages in my corresponding email associated with the same account as my Hangouts. It seems unnecessary and hard to turn off. ...
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Navigation Buttons (Back, Home, Menu, etc.) in the Notification/Statusbar?

I am remotely controlling an old Nexus One attached and talking to a Lego NXT robot. The Nexus One has a broken Home button. In the past I remember overcoming that by finding an app which added an ...
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Lock screen doesn't show notification on Android Lollipop

After my Samsung S5 has been updated to Lollipop (5.0.1), notifications re. new mail, text, facebook, etc. don't show on my lock screen. The only thing showed is my network operator. Now I have to ...
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How to mute notification sounds during a call on Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge? [duplicate]

While on a call, if I receive a text message, the notification sound for text message plays during the call. How do I mute the notification sounds for text messages while I'm on a phone call? My ...
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Turn off vibration notification for ALL apps at once

In my stock, unrooted Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4, if I uncheck the feature Vibrate when ringing under Sound Settings, it only turns off vibration for Calls. This does not turn off vibration notification ...
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Gmail app doesn't sync email at all when on Mobile Data

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and I love the new Gmail app. Works awesome. My only problem is that it doesn't sync emails (I don't receive any new notifications when new emails arrive, I have to manually ...
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How to turn off notifications for individual apps?

On my iphone, there is a "notifications" setting section, which basically just allows me to choose which apps has the power to notify me. I was wondering if there's anything similar that is available ...
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Certain notifications stopped working

Recently, notifications for certain apps stopped working. So far, I've noticed this issue in Ingress and textPlus. However, notifications for other apps work fine, such as MailDroid and the stock ...
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Stop gmail notification on android 4.4/Nexus 5

How can we stop gmail notifications on android 4.4/nexus 5? I cannot find Gmail in Settings\Apps\<AppList>. I have stopped notification of Google play, google services, google search, google ...
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Data Roaming Notifications with Dual SIM Xperia Z3

I have the Xperia Z3 Dual. Android v. 5.0.2. SIM 1 is my local Dubai, UAE SIM, which is on a contract with Etisalat. SIM 2 is a pay as you go deal with EE in the UK. When I am in Dubai, SIM 1 is ...
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Handling Notifications - Vibrations / Screen / Tones?

My HTC One seems to vibrate for every damn notification that comes on. When it does this, the screen does not come on and there's no sound. I know how to turn notifications off, but I"m trying to ...