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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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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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Ringer and Notification Volume

Before icecream sandwich, on my HTC I was able to make my notification volume on zero (so it would vibrate) while my ringer was at full volume. Now with icecream sandwich the ringer and notification ...
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Phantom notifications of Galaxy Note driving me nuts

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note a few weeks ago and really like the phone. The problem is that I get notifications for non-events or phantom events day and night: the phone makes the notification ...
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How can I customize what notifications show up on my notifications bar (RAZR MAXX running ICS)?

I want to customize what I see in the notifications bar/shade. (eg. I don't want notifications for facebook messages, I don't want to see my weather app in the notification bar). I looked in the apps'...
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No calendar notifications after gingerbread on galaxy s 4G

I updated my Galaxy S 4G to Gingerbread, followed by a factory reset. Now I don't get any calendar notifications even though the appropriate boxes have been selected in the Settings menu for the ...
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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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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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Disabled Background Data notification

I have disabled my background mobile data. I want the setting this way, but as a result of doing so there is an annoying warning that I have background data disabled on the system tray that prompts me ...
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How to only get Gmail notification with certain tag(s)?

I get too many Gmail notifications so my phone beeps too often and is annoying. How to only get Gmail notification with certain tag(s)? For example, only "Important" ones as I'm using Priority ...
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Instagram notifications on my PHONE

I'm wondering how I can get the notifications to pop up on my phone, in the top bar. I've gone through all the settings and enabled all notifications but they do not notify me. With my twitter app, ...
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Is there a way to make the Gingerbread notification behave like ICS?

The ICS notification allows users to "swipe" single notifications away. I was wondering if this can be done on a rooted Gingerbread phone?
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Is there a fix for intermittent “[app name] succesfully updated” notifications?

It's not a big deal, but I'd like to know if someone has figured out the logic behind the disappearing update notifications? For example, recently I set 10 apps to be updated and kept the Play Store ...
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Why does the Nexus 7 have a notification bar?

In some of the reviews I have read of the new Nexus 7 tablet, it seems to have a notification bar. For example: Why is that? I was under the impression that Android 3.0+ on tablets ditches the bar ...
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Not seeing any notifications in notifications bar except srange icon

Recently I started seeing this strange icon in my notifications bar (see screenshot). At the same time, I stopped seeing any notification icons in the bar on top. I still get audibly notified, and ...
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How can I set custom notifications?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus running ICS, and I want to be able to set individual sounds for various notifications (Gmail, Facebook, texts, etc). How can I go about making that happen? I looked in ...
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When Abroad, How To Stop Annoying “Cellular Network Not Found” Popup Prompt?

"Cellular Network Not Found" is that annoying message I get when out of range of my carrier, but what will I do if I am abroad and don't plan on using roaming? I don't want this message popping into ...
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How can I get rid of the low disk space notification?

The low disk space notification frequently comes up. I can't get rid of it; the clear button doesn't clear it, and neither does tapping it. It's just taking up space. How can I get rid of it? I've ...
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Does the ICS Email app allow you to get notifications on folders other than inbox?

I have set on a IMAP account on my ICS android. I have some of the mails filtered to go to different folders. Is it possible to receive notifications the other folders? It is annoying, when I read ...
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Repeating email notifications

Can email notification sounds be repeated on an HTC Thunderbolt until the message is opened?
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GTalk sound notification doesn't always work

I have a Sony-Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro SK17i with Android 2.3.4 and I tend to use the GTalk app quite a lot. I also use Gmail chat whenever I'm in front of a computer. Most of the time when I receive ...
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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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Marking an e-mail as unread pops a “new email” notification

My wife and I both have Samsung Galaxy S2 phones, and use the GMail app for reading and writing emails. In that app, when I mark a read mail as "unread", it throws me back into the previous screen ...
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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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How to enable silent mode during calendar events?

I'd like to disable all notification sounds whenever there is a current event in Calendar. How can I do this automatically?
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How do I disable Instagram notifications?

How do I disable push notifications for Instagram? As much as possible, I don't want apps to do any push notifications (except for MMS).
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LED wont turn off

After receiving a message the LED was blinking for notification. After reading the message, the LED shines in dark blue and wont go into previous state, i.e. turn itself off. I tried to restart the ...
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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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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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False “low on space” (internal storage) warning on HTC Incredible

A while ago, I posted another question here when I had plenty of free internal storage but was getting the following warning: Low on space: Phone storage space is getting low. The problem was ...
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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 ...
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vibrate notifications only when receiving emails from certain addresses?

Is it possible to set vibrate notifications when receiving emails from a list of email addresses but not when receiving emails that don't come from that list? Either using the default Gmail app on a 2....
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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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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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How can I make a selected calendar notification behave like an alarm, that is, audible even on silent mode?

I keep my phone on silent most of the time but would like audible reminders for critical calendar reminders. Short of silencing everything else manually, is there a way to acheive this?
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Why is my Galaxy S notifying me about a new message when my inbox is empty?

My Galaxy S keeps telling me I have a text message. I have erased my entire inbox but the notification won't go away. How do I make this notification stop?
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use wav file for sound notification when receiving a new Facebook/Google+ message?

How can I change the notification in my Android 2.3.5 device so that I can use a given wav file for sound notification when receiving a new Facebook message? If this is not possible with the Facebook ...
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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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How to determine which app is creating a notification

I am running Android 2.2 on HTC Legend. I have a LOT of applications installed on it. Today, after I changed my mobile operator, a notification appeared in the top bar. When I click on it, it says ...
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no notification for automatic upload of images and videos in google+

How can I configure my 2.3.5 phone so that I don't get a notification for automatic upload of images and videos in google+?
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How do I disable the “Select input method” Notification?

I don't know if this is standard ICS behavior or if it's due to my Cyanogenmod based ROM, but every time I open the soft keyboard by clicking on a text box/area a notification appears in the ...
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Why does my phone vibrate when service is lost?

My phone (Huawei x1) has started vibrating whenever I lose service and is really annoying. Does anyone know of anyway to fix this? Or maybe there is a setting I accidentally changed to allow this
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No notifications during the night hours

I had juice defender installed on my phone for a few weeks but then I decided to remove it. One of the settings that I set up was to disable the vibration and sound notifications during the night (...
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Is it possible to permanently supress app updates? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to hide updates from market? I've been using a certain app for some time now, but according to the many 1-star reviews the latest "update" has got, it breaks ...
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Why do the “Successfully updated” notifications disappear?

I noticed a weird behavior when updating applications with the newer Gingerbread (2.3.5?) and now Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.3) builds. It might also be the case with other versions, but I have not seen ...
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How does C2DM work?

I'm currently developing an App and as I implemented the C2DM feature it got me thinking how does this work? Does it work via polling? Is there a hidden SMS? How are they pushing the Message on my ...
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Gmail notifications aren't working as expected

Gmail notification doesn't work correctly for me. I think it happened after the latest Gmail application upgrade. I tried to clear Gmail data and cache, but to no avail. I get new email ...
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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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Stock ICS email app refusing to auto-update or notifications

Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0.1, all other apps seem to sync and notifiy fine. The email app has the settings: Inbox update frequency: 5 mins Email notification: Checked It doesn't appear to be ...