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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Galaxy S3 Providing Audible Voicemail Notifications and Alarm reads the time out loud [duplicate]

My Galaxy S3 just started notifying me of voicemails by stating out loud that I had a new voicemail. In addition, the alarm now states the time out loud as it plays the normal alarm music. I have ...
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Disable voice notifications on SGS2/Android 2.3?

I don't know what I've modified recently, but my Samsung Galaxy SII (running stock Android 2.3) keeps notifying me vocally whenever I get an incoming call or an SMS. Is there a way to disable this ...
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Galaxy S2 9100 Apps Sms download or not notification in China

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-I9100 in China. It is a great phone for apps, but I constantly get notifications via sms for new apps mostly in Chinese. If I click on it, it says install or ...
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Google Music's cover art, song name, pause and play don't appear in my notifications

I have a Razr Maxx HD on Verizon and noticed that unlike my friends' Androids, when I play music using Google Music, the album art, song name, and pause/play notification isn't present. In fact, if I ...
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How to get Gmail-like/non-generic notifications with stock Android app?

When I get a email notification from the stock Android Email app I just get a generic notification on the line of: +------------------------------------------+ | [Mail icon] New email ...
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Why do some Android devices (Samsung) show battery charge in steps of 10% whereas others (HTC) show more accurate percentage?

Why is it that Samsung devices (and perhaps others) show the battery charge remaining in multiples of 10% whereas other devices are able to show a more accurate percentage like 96% etc? Is this a ...
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How do I stop from getting notified twice when I get a text to my Google Voice number?

When I receive a text message to my Google voice number, I get a notification from my text application, as well as the Google Voice application. It would seem that the message is being forwarded to my ...
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Vibrate function on my Samsung Galaxy S3 doesn't work though it is turned on. What is the cause?

I have had this phone for a few months and only now did I try to start using the vibrate function. When I choose "Vibrate" from the drop-down bar it never vibrates when I receive texts though ...
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Making notifications easier to hear when listening to music

I would like to find some way to make it more likely for me to hear my notifications (mostly incoming SMS) while I'm playing music on my phone. The phone does vibrate, but that is of little help if I'...
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How to turn on notification light at N4?

I have just bought a Nexus 4 and the notification light doesn't work. I have checked the display and put a tick on notification light but still no light.. even when I put it on charge the light doesn'...
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Why does my Droid RAZR play the new email notification when I visit my inbox on my PC?

This is truly a mystery to me. When I get new email, it's normal for me to receive an audio notification on my Droid RAZR. However, when I visit my Gmail Inbox via my browser on my PC, my Droid RAZR ...
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In Android 4, does disabling “Show notifications” have an effect on the process priority with regards to low memory?

Android 4 has a feature where you can disable notifications for an app by going to that app's properties and unchecking a checkbox. Both temporary and ongoing notifications will be hidden. My ...
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Disable repeating email sign in error notification

When there are problems with IMAP server that I'm using, email app makes a notification every few seconds or minutes (inbox check frequency is set to every hour): Couldn't sign in which leads to ...
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Reversing the order of notifications in the notification bar of a given app

I have a Galaxy S1 (I9000) running SlimRom (Android 4.2.2). The problem I have is the following: Assume someone sends me 3 messages in whatsapp (this is case important to me, but the problem is in ...
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How can I turn off the “low battery” noise?

I've started getting a loud beep notification when my battery hits 15%. Possibly this happened after an Audio Manager update but I don't see any settings in the app to change it. Previously the ...
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How to get to notifications in settings?

The title sounds misleading... There exists a shortcut under the settings shortcut widget that points to notifications. In this I can see all the notifications that my phone had (even after clearing ...
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Change the fallback notification sound

Is it possible to change the fallback notification sound that is played when the active sound is not available? I have a sound file I use for notifications on my SD card and every time I have the ...
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How to make notification lights turn off automatically when new email is read from another platform?

I'm using a Samsung S3 and I currently have the notification LED indicator option ON when an email arrives. Is there a way to make the flashing blue light stops when I read this new email from ...
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Sprint Galaxy S4. Javascript required random popup

I get a random popup on my S4. "Javascript required" and then it gives me instructions to enable Java on various browsers. This error has nothing to do with me actively using a browser on the phone. ...
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Filtering notifications

Is it possible to filter the notification that my Android device shows to me? For example I'd like to filter out the notifications about apps getting updated. (I use CyanogenMod 9 if that matters.)
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Make notifications/messages fill the screen

Is there a way to have it so notifications/messages fill the screen, so I can't help but notice them when I pick my phone up? Using an LG-Ally
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How to display balloon counter over application launcher icon?

Is there a way display a "balloon counter" notification on top of an application launcher icon (like iOS)?
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Stop announcement of who is calling me

How do I stop my phone from announcing the name of who is calling me on my Droid Razr Maxx? I've gone into my settings and can't find out why this is doing this.
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New e-mail notifications and user-side filters

Does the built-in email application create a new e-mail notification if the e-mail is moved to another folder by a filter? In particular, imagine the following scenario: E-mail arrives at an ...
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Prevent Notifcations stopping Music Playback

On a Note 2, if I am listening to music or a video, whenever a notification comes in, the audio from the music or video is stopped to play the notification sound. This happens in any app I have tried,...
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Display the reason I just got an alert?

My phone makes a noise when I get a text or email. Can it also display a line of text saying what the text or email is from? I hate having to check all my apps to see which one wants my attention. ...
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I've received a notification with a red star in my notification bar stating that 3 viruses have been detected, click now to remove [duplicate]

Is this red star notification legit or is it some kind of spam to sell an app or a virus in itself??? How should I proceed??
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No screen lightup on email/notification/reminder

When I get a txt message on my phone, the screen lights up and it plays a sound if I have the volume turned up. However, if I receive an email, or some other notification, the screen does not light ...
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How Do I Stop Double Email Alerts?

On my Android 2.2 phone, I have the Gmail app and the regular Mail icon on the desktop GUI. Unfortunately when I get a message, I get two alerts, usually about 4 to 15 seconds apart from each other. ...
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Facebook message notification

Is there away to make my phone stop beeping when I get a Facebook message if I'm already on Facebook on a different computer?
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Different notifications for different contacts

im going abroad and im going to set up some twitter text alerts for people i follow so i dont have to use data. But doing this will give me constant text alerts. Is there a way i can have the texts ...
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Only connect to certain Wi-Fi networks

I have a Bionic and recently upgraded from Gingerbread to ICS. I used to have my home Wi-Fi and my work Wi-Fi networks saved in my phone, and I had it set to not look for any other networks. I never ...
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Disable or sign out of Google Talk?

I have a Sony Xperia X10 Mini. It keeps annoying me with Google Talk notifications, although I already went to "running services" under Settings/Applications and cancelled them. How do I get it to ...
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How can I set up different notification tones for each of my email accounts?

I have a Bionic running Android 2.3.4. I receive mail on a few accounts via the stock Email app and would like a different notification tone for each e-mail account. Can that be done?
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What does the online status on Viber mean?

Does it mean that the contact is msging/calling another viber contact, or just that the app is activated in the phone and running in the background? My contacts complain about me not replying to them ...
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Double calendar notifications

For some reason I'm getting 2 notifications for every 1 calendar event I enter. I'm using Android 4.1.2 (CyanogenMod 10.0.0-grouper) on a Nexus 7. Can someone please help me troubleshoot this issue?
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Gmail Notifications

Recently I seem to have stopped getting notification when I receive new emails on Gmail. I used to get these until a few weeks back. I have a Nexus 4 with the Android 4.2.2 and I am running the ...
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Is it possible to have Android only alert me when specific email accounts have new mail?

I have Froyo 2.2 on my HT-03A "Magic" phone. Currently, I am in the process of consolidating all my email accounts into my Gmail account, so that I can access them anywhere. I want to be able to not ...
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Can I silence only certain notifications during the night?

I would like to be able to set up a silent period (at night for sleeping) where email alerts - but ONLY email alerts - will be silenced. I still would like to have text messages and phone rings be ...
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Blinking icon in notification bar [duplicate]

I have a new annoying icon on my Razr notification bar. It is a tiny blinking symbol that sort of looks like a tiny house with a cloud over it. It is blinking above the network strength bars where ...
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Gmail Notification stopped working on Nexus 4

I have to press the refresh option in Gmail just to get new messages. I have checked the application and the notification setting is on. I stopped it and then again started it but still it is not ...
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Does turning off the “Show notifications” settings for apps improve battery life?

I recently found that there is a "Show notifications" settings for individual app in my HTC One X. I have turned it off for some applications like Subway Surfers (which tries to sell me coins in ...
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How to disable SMS preview displayed over a locked screen?

On an Android device (HTC Desire S if that matters) with a locked screen whenever an SMS is received it's preview is displayed over the locked screen. This is super inconvenient - anyone who is nearby ...
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My phone displays: “Notification has been set” at each boot

I am in doubt. My Galaxy SII phone began recently to display a standard pop-up notification box with the text "Notification has been set" at each boot. I uninstalled the software that I suspected was ...
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Is there a way to override notifications that don't let me dismiss them?

I have a Galaxy Nexus that's running 4.2.2. Certain apps, like Words with Friends, occasionally send spammy notifications for trying out a different game or something like that. They won't dismiss ...
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RAZR cuts off call ring after half a second

My Droid RAZR (original model, 18 mos. old), seems to have an issue where when a call comes in it will start to play the ring tone but then the sound shuts off after half a second. The call is still ...
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Can I hide a program from ongoing activities in the notification bar?

Is there a way to hide the notifications that a given application shows in the Ongoing Notification bar?
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Calendar notifications in status bar for RAZR M

I'm running Jelly Bean and when a calendar event reminder goes off, I don't get a notification in the status bar. Is there some way to enable this? It looks like they've disabled this feature and ...
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Can I disable the default calendar app notifications?

This strikes me as a bug since the behaviour is incredibly consistent, but perhaps someone here can help me. I want to use the google developed calendar app as my main calendar app. My phone (a ...
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Is there a way to automatically change notification ringer&volume, differentiating email, sms and calendar via profiles?

I'm aware of this question about different notification settings for different apps. But changing the settings manually like that is time consuming. It would be nice to integrate these settings into ...