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Red Star And Green Cross Icons? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? I have a Motorola Defy and in the notifications bar I am always getting red stars and bright green crosses. The Red ...
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I keep getting alerted regarding unread Facebook messages even though there is none

My phone beeps and tells me I have an unread Facebook message even though I don't. I've got a hunch what the source of the problem is. I have both the Facebook app and the Friend Caster app and they ...
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Change background color for notification entries?

Samsung Galaxy 5 (aka 550, Europa, Corby), Samsung's Froyo version (so, Touchwiz. Launcher is ADW Launcher (non-EX). My notifications (the things in the list when you pull down the notification bar, ...
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How do I remove stuck notification?

I have a notification from the TED app that refuses to go away. I tried clearing app data and rebooting and it didn't go away. I tried uninstalling and rebooting and it didn't go away. Is factory ...
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Cancelling notifications for app updates

Every time an app automatically updates, it shows a notification. I find this ridiculous. For me, a notification means "something I should be notified about". The thought that I should be made aware ...
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Why don't I get Google Talk notifications on my Android from people using iPhones?

I'm using the stock Google Talk app. I don't seem to have a problem getting Google Talk notifications from people on a PC. However, I don't get any notifications at all from people using iPhones (or, ...
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How do I disable notifications for a second Gmail account?

I have two Gmail accounts, one that I use for mailing lists and signing up for online services and whatnot, and the other one for more important stuff like work and friends. I'd like to set it up so ...
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Samsung Note 1 mystery SMS notification

Every time I get a text message, my phone rings an irritating notification that I can't figure out how to disable. It's not the one that I set the notification to in the settings menu. I disabled any ...
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Does anyone know this icon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I deduce an app from a notification icon? I get strange messages (see link, chinese). It's not related to any mail account I synchronize, nor a SMS message. It ...
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Audible Caller ID on Galaxy S3

Every time I recieve a call or a text message my phone audibly says out the name of the caller/sender. How can I stop this?
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Notifications from other user accounts not clearing?

I have made an account on my Nexus 7 for my mum, and she has set a password on it. Her GMail account syncs to it, and I sometimes see notifications on the screen when I am using my account. This ...
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What part of android is responsible for alerts?

Some time ago I customized my Android phone by removing all the bloatware and by setting the permissions for a lot of system apps with lbe security center to a more privacy-friendly state. This ...
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Clearing Notifications/Downloads

Recently bought the Samsung Galaxy Ace and I'm having issues removing the notifications of a download that claims it is still in process, and notifications about messages that are not sent... Any ...
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Hide “Successfully Updated” notifications from Google Play/Market

I have a lot of apps on auto-update and I really don't care when most of them update. I almost always have 3 notifications saying some app has successfully updated. Is there any way I can the ...
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Search and cancel notification with Tasker

I'm looking for a way to search for (by text) and cancel a notification that wasn't created by Tasker with it. I know there's an option to cancel notifications which were created by Tasker but I want ...
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How can I deduce an app from a notification icon?

I'm concerned about an app on my child's phone. I saw an app icon in the notification area that looked strange (Andy Android head, slightly tilted as its icon). How can I find out what app it is from ...
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How to get rid of ads popup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this red star icon malware? How to get rid of it? Recently I often get the popup ads like the snapshot as below. I wanna get rid of it. Please help!
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Gmail notifications stopped working

I don't receive Gmail notifications on my phone recently, no sound, no light and nothing appears on the notification bar. Searching the web, I figured it might have happened because I turned syncing ...
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Notification light on Galaxy S3 SGH-T999V with Cyanogenmod 10

I'm trying to get custom notification lights working on applications I define on my GS3. I went to Settings > System > Notification Light and added an app with the colour I want. The light doesn't ...
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Customizing lock screen notifications on 2.2

Is there an app that makes it possible to have email, Facebook, etc. notifications displayed on the unlock screen, the way that voicemail and text message notifications are displayed?
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Turn off volume button notification sound in Galaxy S2

1) I get a beep sound every-time I increase the ringer volume using the side button in Samsung Galaxy S2. How can I turn of this sound. I have set the notifications sound to Silent. But still am ...
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HTC Chacha - random facebook notifications?! please help!

My boyfriend bought me this phone about a week ago as an xmas present, and i've been very happy with it so far. Thing is, everytime I try to text somebody/look through my phone it constantly flashes ...
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Combine all messages [closed]

One thing I do miss about my blackberry was a single list of all my communication. I went to "Messages" and I had texts, emails, bbm, chat, notifications, everything all in one list. With a few ...
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How can I fix notification vibration?

When I receive calls and alarms go off, the phone vibrates. However it won't vibrate for any notifications. Changing the vibrate setting from vibrate always or vibrate only when in silent mode has ...
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Marking notifications as unread

(I use CyanogenMod 9.) Here's something that bugs me. Say that someone sent me a few text messages or left a few missed calls on my phone. I see them as notifications, which is great because it ...
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Gmail - one notification for all new messages

I use the new Gmail app on my Galaxy s2. One notification for each new message s very annoying. I want the new mail notification to act like on my desktop - a notification on the toolbar that ...
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Why can't I turn off vibrate while keeping audio on when a e-mail comes in?

After my Galaxy Nexus upgraded itself to Jelly Bean last night, my phone refuses to turn vibrate off! It's set to Vibrate Never when email arrives, but it vibrates anyway. I've restarted the phone, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 Settings Notifications crash

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2. In my notifications, the "Configuration Message List" is always highlighted, but pressing it causes the phone to exit to the home screen. All other notifications work. Any ...
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Samsung Galaxy Nexus message notifiers

I own a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and would like to enable message notifications every 5 minutes if I don't answer a message. Is there any way to do this? Preferably for free.
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Notify when connected to working Wi-Fi point

I use my phone to receive all my calls over SIP. Sometimes when I need to make a call I'm not around a (working) access point. Let's say, if I'm walking around is there an app that can notify me ...
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Why am I getting multiple Gmail Notifications?

Ever since the 2.2 update, I'm receiving multiple Gmail notifications without accessing the Gmail app and with the setting "Notify only once" active. I've tried a factory reset, but it still does ...
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Email application with notifications only for specified contacts (standard SMTP/POP3/IMAP)

I have a lot of mail traffic on my phone. But I want to be notified only for mail from certain contacts like my family, colleagues/boss, critical automated systems or at least any contact in my phone ...
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Turn notifications on and off based on time periods

Is there a way to configure Android to turn off notifications at a specific time and turn them on at a specific time? Pretty much I don't want to hear notifications at 3 AM from anyone or anything.
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How do I configure calendar “ leave in X minutes” notifications to use non-driving travel times?

I think the Calendar reminders that let you know when you have to leave in order to arrive in time for an event have the potential to really make my life easier, but the travel times are all ...
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LG Optimus Pro C660 won't vibrate for SMS

I just bought the Optimus Pro C660 and it will vibrate when I get a call or the alarm clock goes off but it won't vibrate when receiving an SMS. I have gone through all the settings and set it to ...
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Is there a way to fix the sms notification in Galaxy S2, ICS

The SMS notification behavior is inconsistent on the Samsung Galaxy S2 after upgrading to 4.0.3 ICS. When receiving a text message, the phone does not make a sound or vibrate, regardless of the ...
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Quitting eBay application

Is there any way to quit the eBay app, so that I stop receiving all these event notifications? I like notifications, but only when I decide to run the eBay application...
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Not able to “Clear” notifications from Astrid Tasks (an app)?

I am not able to clear notifications in the status bar for an app named Astrid Tasks. Here is the screenshot: Why is it? I am sure that the app developer must have done this on purpose. What ...
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Can I disable e-mail notification sounds streamed to a bluetooth hands-free car radio

Is there a way that one can automatically turn off the email notification when one is connected to a bluetooth-enabled car radio, ie. while driving, and only respond to incoming call notifications? ...
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Why doesnt my Phone vibrate for messages

Currently, when I put my phone into vibrate mode, it only vibrates for calls. It does nothing for texts or emails, however, so I don't know when I've received one. Does anyone know a way to enable ...
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No notification from my apps

I have a strange behaviour on a HTC Desire Android 2.2 phone: Some applications offer notifications that should appear in the notification bar and should make a sound - for example Seesmic (Twitter ...
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Unknown Notification Alerts

My S3 constantly sounds a Notification alert but I can't tell what it is trying to notify me about. No new emails, no new messages. What is it trying to tell me?
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What does this icon mean?

There is no corresponding notification in the pull-down.
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Alerts & Reminders based on SMS content

At work I get paged by our automated system. The problem is that the numbers come across unique each time. 1(999)000-0001, 1(999)000-0002, etc. The body of the SMS is the same each time tho, in the ...
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SMS and Gmail notification volume

Is there an app that can control the volume of notifications for separate apps like SMS and Gmail? I searched around and found a number of old threads that says it's not possible. There was an app ...
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Why won't badge notification work for Gmail on my S3?

I get badge notifications for all my other apps and email, but Gmail will not show the little red icon that shows the number of unread messages. It used to work fine, but now it no longer does and ...
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ICS: any way to restore the “combined view” email notification I had on Gingerbread?

My Nexus S was OTA-upgraded yesterday to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 from 2.3 (Gingerbread). I use the stock mail app with two email accounts. On Gingerbread, if I got new emails in both accounts, I ...
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How do I disable the USB Connected notification?

Every time I plug in my phone, I get a notification for USB connected. Is there any way to disable the notification, without disabling USB debugging? Phone: LG Optimus S Carrier: Sprint Android: ...
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How To Stop Annoying “Cellular Network Not Found” Popup Prompt?

I am annoyed by this popup because if my cellular network service provider is unavailable, i don't want to use any others available. I just want to stop this popup interrupting my activity and only ...