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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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During locked screen: Notificaton 'Rights requested'. Google Account manager then crashes

Since a few days ago, my device has started showing an exclamation mark in the status bar when the lock screen is active. Today, this happened several times. In the notification area there is a ...
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Stop a mailbox syncing between 9am and 5pm

I have my work emails set up on my LG G3, but when I'm at work I don't want to be getting notifications on it whilst getting them on my laptop as well. Is there a way to stop a mailbox from syncing ...
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How can I decrease the ringtone/notification volume on my Oppo Find 7?

I recently got this device and so far ColorOS is virtually indistinguishable from stock Android. The only problem is that the ringer and notification sound are insanely loud, even on the very lowest ...
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Incoming calls and notifications not vibrating on galaxy s3

I enabled my vibration setting on both device settings and message & phone apps but still my phone is not vibrating even when vibrating icon is on it just goes on silent when receiving calls and ...
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Nexus 7 system update notification

My Nexus 7 permanently displays a 'system update downloaded. Touch to install' notification' that I can't seem to clear. I've touched the notification to install but am just taken to apps. Can anyone ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 turns on when fully charged and never turns off

I just 'upgraded' from the Samsung Galaxy S4 to the S5. Both use similar 4.4.2 Touchwiz software, but by new one has some odd behavior. I'll explain. Notes: I set smart screen sleep (or timeout, how ...
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Disable “Enjoy your app!” popup

Every now and then, after installing or updating an app from the Play Store, a popup with the following text appears: Enjoy your app! If you ever forget your password, we can help you restore ...
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Find out which app is making notification sounds? [duplicate]

I've got a samsung galaxy tab 8, and a few days ago it started making a notification sound but with no notification banner.. I don't know what app is doing it and I didn't install anything around the ...
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“Touch to download SoundCloud” notification

I have Samsung Galaxy S3, Android 4.3. Not rooted. From time to time, I get notification: "Touch to download SoundCloud" I did had Soundcloud installed application before, but I have uninstalled ...
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sony xperia z1 whatsapp sound notification problem

Hi I have the following problem. I get whatsapp notification on the top of my screen when receiving new whatsapp message but I dont want any sound with it. I tried to look in whatsapp settings - ...
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Make the notification drawer animation faster

I'm running a SlimKat ROM on Sony Xperia Z Ultra. For me the open animation of the notification drawer is too slow. Is there any way to make it faster or disable at all?
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Is there a way to swipe to mark read?

I use the TeslaUnread plugin for Nova Launcher, which places hovering unread counts on my app icons. I also use CM10.2.1, which has the swipe preview and quick reply features. Is it possible to ...
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Hide SMS Message in Notification bar

I am using Moto E powered by Google Android Kitkat. When i receive a SMS, i am getting notification displaying the Sender Name with the Message. I don't want the Message received to be disaplyed in ...
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Not recieving messages from only one WhatsApp contact

When I first met the love of my life, he insisted that we use WhatsApp to communicate. He lives in Brasil and uses WhatsApp on his Windows Phone. I'm in the United States and use WhatsApp for Android ...
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Pending Notifications icons are black and white (no color)

I have a Nexus 5. All of the sudden I've noticed that the pending notifications icons at the top left of the my phone are black and white instead of some of them being colored. I don't know what ...
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How does the phone detect that I went near it?

I block screen, put phone on table and going to sleep. I did not hear any notifications at night. But as soon as I get up, the phone at once defines it, and I hear notifications of new emails. So, ...
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Android 4.4.2 - How to not dismiss notification while checking the detail

I recently upgraded my phone to Galaxy S5. This phone has 4.4.2. One big inconvenience I have encountered so far is the way the event and notification work - the system automatically dismisses a ...
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Can I set incoming calls to silent/vibrate, but still get an audible notification for texts?

Can I set incoming calls to silent/vibrate, but still get an audible notification for texts? I'd like to be able to set my phone to silent for incoming calls, but still be able to hear incoming texts ...
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Tasker: Notify before executing task

I'm making a task to hot boot every 3 hours. Currently, I have a profile set to this: Trigger: Every 3 hour + Display off Task: Hot Boot (I'm using 3rd-party plugin) How do I create a ...
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“Your time is close enough” notification

I am running Android Jelly bean 4.2.1 on my phone. Once in a while, I get this notification "Your time is close enough" with an android emoticon. This notification then disappears without any ...
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Scheduled notification with input

I want my phone to do two things: Send me a notification on a schedule. Accept textual input, time stamp it, and store it somewhere. Ideally this would be the workflow: I receive a notification. ...
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Disable sound and vibration for Gmail Notifications

I want to switch off sound and vibration alerts for Gmail, but leave on the icon (in the notification bar). I still want it to vibrate on Google Hangouts and Facebook Messenger notification, etc. I'm ...
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Execute “am” through OpenSSH (root)

I'm trying to show a notification triggered from my PC through ssh. My Solution uses Tasker (with external access enabled) to display the notification and running am broadcast -a ...
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No notifications with Facebook messenger after upgrading to 4.4

I have a Galaxy S2 that is rooted and I recently upgraded to Kitkat 4.4. After doing so, I've noticed that Facebook Messenger does not alert me when a new message comes in. It would before the ...
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Notification Volume Control

One of the most annoying things about my phone is that the volume buttons adjust the ringer volume but not the notification volume. Is there any way I could write a script or configure my phone so ...
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Not getting any notifications on mobile data connection

I have LG Optimus L4 II (running jellybean 4.1.2) when I'm on mobile data connection notifications from messenger and other apps don't show up and when in Wi-Fi connection I'm getting all ...
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Text notifications not working on my Verizon LG-VS980

I am no longer getting sound notifications on my Verizon LG-980 Cell phone. I have searched the internet and didn't find the answer. I use to get notifications but that stopped and I didn't notice ...
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Strange “update twitter” notification

A few weeks ago, a new notification item appeared on my tray. It's worded in a way similar to normal update notifications, but it's not one of them, and it makes reference to software I haven't ...
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Disabled app notifications getting automatically re-enabled

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. There's an app I use frequently, but don't want notifications from. Under "App info" I unchecked "Show notifications", and initially this does dismiss ...
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Voice notifications of twitter posts matching criteria

I would like to set up my phone to give voice notifications whenever there are traffic incidents or slowdowns on my route home from work. Right now, I am hoping to use these sources: Favorite news ...
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Disable notifications [duplicate]

I have a Sony Xperia Z1 with 4.4.2 Kitkat Is possible disable the sound of the notifications when I listen music or doing something? I'm watching a video of youtube, listen music with headphones ( ...
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Unknown icon on my notification bar

A notification has started appearing on my Huawei Ascend Y300 that I do not recognize. I searched on Google but couldn't find what it means. My device is running Android v4.1 (Jelly Bean). Here's a ...
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How to stop a notification saying “Registering to Network” every few seconds?

On Samsung Galaxy S2 HD LTE SHV-E120K Android v4.1.2 without a SIM I get "Registering to Network" notification repeatedly. How to stop? Thanks.
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phone makes sound when waving credit card near it

I have a Samsung galaxy s and the phone was in my pocket. I forgot that my credit card was also in the same pocket and just out of nowhere my phone played the notification sound so I pulled it out of ...
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no alert tone when receiving a message

I have Samsung galaxy s duos 2 GT-S7582. my problem is that, everytime I receive a txt message, I don't hear any alert. ive already checked all the notification settings and all of it were turned on.. ...
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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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whatsapp muted group- shows up in notification bar

i use a Samsung GalaxyNote 3- I have a group on whatsapp which I have muted- but it still shows up in the notification bar (when messages are received on that group). Is there a way to show only ...
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How to recall or review WEA Alerts e.g. Amber Alerts?

The Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system sends warnings for weather and other emergencies. On my AT&T Moto X, the alert is a super loud sound and an alert box with an OK button. Once you push OK, ...
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Birthday reminders in my phone start 12 hours prior for birthdays stored in Gmail contacts

I store birthdays in my Gmail contacts. I have HTC One X with Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5. I have synced my calendars with Gmail contacts and all the birthdays are visible in my calendar app on Android. ...
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Why did ChatOn update notification appear in Galaxy S2 airplane mode?

I got ChatOn Update v.3.5 in notification area appeared while my S2 phone was in airplane mode though I have ChatOn uninstalled and disabled.
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How do I get push notifications of a specific user on Twitter?

I heard someone mentioning you can be notified when a specific Tweeter start tweeting...but I haven't been able to find a tool that does this. What is the way to do this without following them? OS: ...
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Disabling “Show notifications” isn't always working

This scenario happens specifically on an unrooted/original SGS4 4.3 with the Glovebox app. See screenshots. I haven't encountered such a problem up until now. Any idea why the notification is show ...
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Is it possible to set custom calendar notification sounds for each calendar event?

I'm trying to create a custom notification sound for a single calendar event. For example, I want to use one mp3 for my reminder to take out the garbage, another for a birthday reminder, etc. Is ...
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4.3 Lockscreen: How to drag on a lockscreen notification to go to that app?

I have a Samsung Note II. It used to be Android 4.2, and on the lockscreen, if I got a notification of an SMS, I could drag on that notification itself to unlock the phone and go straight to the SMS ...
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Orphaned media files (alarm sounds etc); exist but not present in media database?

On my SGS3 (running CM 10.1.3) I have a very odd problem where audio files have gone missed from the media database, although the file is obviously still on the phone (and I can't find it with ES ...
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How can I toggle email notification setting on/off?

I use my phone for emergency notification of critical systems 24/7. So when I sleep, I can't just put my phone on "Silent", I must mute only my eMail notification (which I do need on when I'm not ...
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Calendar read aloud feature

How can I make the Calendar read out its notifications and reminders out-loud? 3rd-party apps would be acceptable too.
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How can I increase the size of the notification bar?

My mom recently got a nexus 5, and she really likes it, but she has moderately bad vision and so she can't see the icons in the notification bar (so she doesn't know when she gets a notification). Can ...
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PHone and Messaging icons do not show unread message notification or missed call in 4.04

I get the sound notification and it shows up in the notification bar, but nothing shows up on the Icon itself for new unread emails or missed phone calls or unread messages. They do show up on the ...
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How to get Gmail new message notifications without having to sync?

How can I get Gmail new message notifications without having to sync an account with my Android phone? I thought there may be a way by either : going through XMPP somehow configuring Gmail to ...