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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 number)...
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How to customize Facebook chat notification sound?

Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app often plays the same sound for new incoming chat message - this is the system notification sound. That makes me confused facebook chat with other ...
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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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HTC First - Not getting any Notifications for Phone, text or Voicemail. Only can see when Clicking on it

One thing I liked about my old phone was if I got a missed call, text or Voicemail, it would putt a number, or in a more older phone I owned, an Alert symbol, notification informing me that I have ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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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 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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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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Most frequently used contact is muted but mute isn't checked, how to unmute/demute?

I mainly use my phone to contact one person. Recently the contact's texts got muted so no notification sounds. In the conversation view the little mute icon shows but in the menu the mute option is ...
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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 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 to disable heads up, is it also possible to enable it for certain apps only , like when ...
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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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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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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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Instagram LED Notifications

I have a custom ROM on my S3, but that shouldn't really be the issue here. I am on JB 4.2.2. With my custom ROM I am able to set up different colors of the LED notification for each app that I want. ...
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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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Android 5.0 download notification hidden forever

I've got a Nexus 4 and have been looking forward to update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, so I installed MultiROM and set a secondary ROM for that. While playing with the notification control in Settings, I ...
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no alert tone when receiving a message

I have Samsung galaxy s duos 2 GT-S7582. my problem is that, everytime I receive a txt message, I don't hear any alert. ive already checked all the notification settings and all of it were turned on..
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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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How to stop “Couldn't sign in” notifications?

I have my Nexus 9 (on 5.x) connected to my iCloud account for email. It works fine, I even get notifications for new email. It can connect to the server just fine. However, I get notifications from ...
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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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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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“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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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 can I get heads-up notifications for WhatsApp?

I really love the new heads-up notifications in Lollipop because they look much cleaner now, but it's really weird some apps use them or not. I would really want them to work with WhatsApp, but I ...
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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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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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How to disable USSD notifications?

On Android 4.2.1, some new stuff has appeared in the notification area. It shows my current balance and has an icon of the "SIM-card menu" app. Also, sometimes, some spammy messages appears (from my ...
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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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WhatsApp shows I'm on call when I'm not

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me on another call, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who ...
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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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No WhatsApp notification on Xperia S after updating to JellyBean

I have Xperia S running Android ICS, and the notifications of a new message of WhatsApp appeared in the top notification panel showing an icon of WhatsApp. I received an update to JellyBean and after ...
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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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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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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 ...