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Why does Android GMail app pop an icon for new mail when I delete a message in web GMail?

I have my GMail Android app set to notify on new messages. However, it ALSO pops up notifications when I simply delete an existing (new or read) message from the web-based gmail.com Is there an ...
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“Low on space” warning with over 50% free

I recently started getting the following notification: Low on space: Phone storage space is getting low. When I click on the notification, it takes me to the "All" applications screen listing ...
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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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Incredible2 and Gmail notifications

My wife has an HTC Droid Incredible 2, unrooted, running Android 2.3.4, HTC Sense 2.1. If she gets a Gmail email, the notification appears in the notification bar AND it plays a notification sound. ...
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Multiple update notifications from Android Market

I have recently upgraded my HTC Desire to run CyanogenMod 7. The main reason I did this was so that I could use a more recent version of the Android Market that supported multiple accounts. The ...
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making android provide notification for email with specific header

Currently my gmail in android notify me when there is new mail arrives. I wonder if the notification can limit to the messages with specific words in their title. Thanks
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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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Daily notification of bad traffic along commute home

Is there an app that will notify me at a time i specify for days i specify (or weekdays) if there is currently heavy traffic on the route from my current location to a location i specify? Ideally with ...
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How to make my phone vibrate when a text or an email is received when in vibrate mode?

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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How can I stop my phone from thinking it's connected to a computer?

I plugged my phone into my TV's USB port hoping to play video from my phone on the TV. This was not successful. It's been about 4 days since I disconnected from the TV and it still thinks it's ...
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Why does my HTC Desire play a tune (like notification) without a visual message?

A friend of mine has a HTC Desire and every so often it play a little tune (like a message notification) even though there are no messages or calls. What's causing this?
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Cyanogen: add homescreen shortcut to Notifications

I'm using Cyanogen 7 on an HTC Wildfire. I find swiping the top of the screen to get into Notifications a bit hit and miss, and too tiring : ) Is there some way to get a notifications shortcut onto ...
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How can I notify my PC every time Android changes its IP?

I'd like to send an email or post to a server every time the IP address on the phone changes. This way, I can continue to VNC into the phone, even when the IP changes. Is there an App that would let ...
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How to get visual email and message notifications on lockscreen?

I am very new to Android. I tried searching in this forum and google in general without finding an answer. I would like to be able to see notifications on my unlock screen. For example, 3 unread ...
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Notification snoozes alarm?

Found a pretty interesting feature/bug from the combination of K-9 Mail and the stock Alarm app on my Galaxy S (rooted + Darky's Rom 10.2, 2.3.4). This morning, just as the alarm started to ring, I ...
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HTC: multiple notifications

I've recently bought HTC Desire and tried to setup all settings etc. But I have two problems: Twitter notifications are delivered from Twitter app, HTC Twitter widget and something called Peep. Same ...
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Why aren't there notifications for updates to built-in applications?

On July 29th, Google released an update for the Gmail application, that brought it to version 2.3.5. Since I had version 2.3.4, I was expecting to be notified of the update shortly as I had for ...
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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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How to get the “check” next to text messages without being notified?

I have an HTC Incredible 2. The default is NOT to notify you when your message has been delivered. I can go into settings and tell it to notify me. After doing so, it puts a checkmark next to the ...
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How do I stop my phone from beeping when it completes charging?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 2 S running Android 2.3. When I plug it in to recharge, it beeps when it reaches 100%. I would prefer that it not notify me with a sound. However, I can't for the life of me ...
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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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Is there a reasoning to how often and long the notification light blinks?

I have a Droid X. The green light on the front blinks when something has happened, but I've noticed that the number of blinks and their length is not consistent. Is there some method to it? Some ...
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Can I create a specific ringtone for email from specific people?

Is there any way at all to set it up so that I can have a different notification sound for different email senders? In other words, if I get an email from Fred, can I have a different notification ...
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How to turn off duplicate email notification messages?

Recently bought a Samsung Galaxy 2. There's a built-in app for both Gmail and general e-mail. I've been using the general e-mail app. I'm finding that I'm getting notifications from both apps for ...
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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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Sending notifications from the desktop to an android device

I'd like to be able to be able to send alert from my PC to my phone, preferably via wifi. The only related app I found was Android Notifier, but it does the other way: android to PC.
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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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How to get warning if there is an e-mail?

I know how to set vibration when getting an e-mail: How to set vibration ON when getting e-mail (Gmail)? But how can I set my Android phone to always vibrate/give sound when getting an e-mail? I'm ...
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Get notification audio through headset [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Block all sounds going out through speaker when headphone connected I listen to music and audiobooks a lot on my HTC Incredible, and the phone rings through to my ...
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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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Set recurring notification for sms message

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro Mini and would like to know if it is possible to be alerted to a new SMS message every few minutes until it is acknowledged. Sometimes I am away from the phone and ...
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Hiding System icons in Notification area?

Does anybody know a reliable way to remove system icons from the notification area? I have a smaller screen on my (rooted, default ROM) Optimus T and I find some of the system notifications icons ...
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How do I turn on the battery full notification sound?

Similar to this previous question, but I want to enable the battery full notification sound, not the opposite :) My Galaxy S used to make a nice beep and switch the screen on briefly when the battery ...
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Notifications widget

I keep disabling the notification's tab. Is there a widget that would show up my notifications on a widget on my homescreen?
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Different notification tones for multiple Gmail accounts

Is it possible to use different notification tones for each Gmail account? I.e.: account1@gmail.com => tone X account2@gmail.com => tone Y Maybe with a helper app?
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Disable alarms for all day events in google calendar

When I have an all-day event in my calendar (a friend's birthday perhaps) I find that my phone will notify me to the start of the event at 11:50pm the previous day and every few minutes after that. ...
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Selected notification sound overwritten by default

How do you make sure your selected notification sound (selected by any App) is not overwritten by the default? No matter how I try, and test the sound within the app (Handcent SMS) successfully, the ...
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Gmail notification sound only for new mail

I am using the Google Gmail app, which I've configured to play a notification sound for new mail. However, it actually plays the notification sound when there is any change at all to the account ...
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Applications in notification area

I noticed that some ROMs (mainly HD ones like insertcoin) embed additional row with active applications into sliding notifications area. It's completely useless and makes that small area even smaller. ...
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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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New messages do not show up immediately - HTC Desire Z

Has anybody else encountered this problem? I go into my message inbox and at that point I see I have unread text messages that were received many hours before without notification. I have got the ...
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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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Disable Missed Call Notifications

Is there a way to disable missed call notifications? I haven't found it in any settings on the device, but I'm wondering if anyone knows a trick to disable them. Possibly an app that someone knows of? ...
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Notification of new label e-mails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can gmail notifications be customized by label? I have a filter in gmail that sets some of the mail to skip the inbox and be archived (unread) under a specific label. On ...
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Is it possible for my HTC Desire to interupt my iPod when I receive a call?

I frequently miss incoming telephone calls because I am listening to my iPod Touch and I don't feel it vibrate. Does anyone know if it's possible for my HTC Desire to somehow notify me of the call ...
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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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Can gmail notifications be customized by label?

I have filters configured on my gmail account to add labels to incoming messages based on sender, subject, etc. I'd like to configure the default gmail client to apply different notifications based ...
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Other than the external LED indicator, how can I be notified that my phone is done charging?

I'm wondering if there is a setting that I am missing that allows an Android phone to produce an audio notification (or even vibrate) once charging is complete. As is stands, whenever charging is ...
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Low disk space notification, but heaps of space free

A few days ago I put two large files (about 300MB all up) on the phone storage. I got a low space notification. I connected the phone via USB to a Windows XP machine and deleted the files, but I ...
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Can I add my own notification ring tones from MP3 files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set a custom MP3 as a ringtone for other notifications? I've been easily able to add call ringtones but is there a way to add notification ringtones from an ...