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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 ...
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How do i remove double notifications? Galaxy s 2

I have the newest Samsung Galaxy S2 (SkyRocket) and as a user of Handcent I was able to disable the "double text notifications" on my last Galaxy but on this phone when I go to the main messaing app ...
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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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Notification Vibration Bug on Galaxy Nexus?

My Galaxy Nexus running 4.0.2 does not vibrate for any notifications while in "vibrate" mode. Haptic feedback works, and the phone vibrates when I receive phone calls, but not for notifications. The ...
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Todo app that syncs with Google Tasks and has notification badges? [closed]

Coming from an iPhone, one of the things I miss the most is the little red notification badges on my app icons. I don't understand why more Android apps don't have them (not even the phone!?). I ...
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GMail - notify until read?

I'm a new Android user with a Motorola X2 running Android 2.3.4 and the GMail app version 2.3.5.2. I have a set of labels set up and custom notifications enabled for those that I need to have ...
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How to avoid email/gtalk notifications when logged in in both, PC and Mobile?

Is there a way to avoid double notification, both pc and mobile, when logged in in both? IE, my work mobile is Android based and at work we use gapps, so even if i am at my pc i get the email ...
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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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How can I turn off Notification Sounds and leave phone sounds on

How can I turn off the annoying Notification sounds but still leave phone ringer on?
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How can I set notifications for gmail on the new version of the gmail app (2.3.5.2)

I recently installed CM7.1 (stable version for SGS). This has a new version of the gmail app (2.3.5.2). Unlike previous versions, this has no control for notifications. I like my mail to arrive ...
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Gmail app - cancel notification but see number of unread

I have two problems with the Gmail app: I'm using LauncherPro and have the Gmail app icon in the down task-bar, but I don't see the unread mail count. How can I make the unread number appear there? ...
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How can I make the notification lights flash occasionally instead of staying on constantly?

I am using a T-Mobile G2X with CyanogenMod 7 nightly (10/27). Android version 2.3.7. When I get an email at night, the four notification icons at the bottom of the G2X will stay lit all night, ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 - sound notification does not always work

my samsung galaxy s2 (android 2.3.4, kernel 2.6.35.7, build gingerbread.xwki4) does not always beeps when I get google talk messages (I'am not using social hub, just native Talk app) also it does not ...
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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 ...