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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Screen lock notification

I have a Gionee P4 device, updated to Kitkat. I try to all apps notification comes out at my device is screen off ya locked. I have tried all software for solve this problem. First I've tried NiLS ...
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Google play unable to update (New question 2016)

Note : I know myself that this question was asked several times earlier in the past, But those solutions never helped me. Let me brief. Problem : Unable to update/Install google play store apps This ...
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disable sync contacts to facebook notifications

A few times a day I get this notification asking me to sync my contacts. I do not want to. While other posts have suggested I disable SNS Application, on my Galaxy S7 this does not exists.
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What controls the text preview in notifications?

I am new to Android (on Samsung S7 now), and trying to understand the basic (so that I can drill more into details later). My notifications (emails) show the sender and email title, but not the email ...
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How to disable notifications from Android System?

I'm using Android 5.0.1 on Samsung Galaxy S4. I know I can disable app notifications easily with an app like Notifications Off, but it doesn't seem to disable the ones created by Android System. I'd ...
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How can I stop facebook's notification about continuous contact uploads?

Every day I receive something along the lines of this (often it's just "1 new notification"): Seem pretty exciting, maybe I should see what it is. But it turns out it's just facebook pestering me ...
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Full Charge Notification

When my battery is fully charged I would like a Notification Sound. It used to make a certain tone.I went to my settings, and tried to find it there but it gave me no information to do it. I tried ...
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How to disable heads up notifications and immersive mode?

I recommended purchasing android smart phone (moto e 2015 with android 5.0.2) to a non-technical savy friend of mine and he did. Few UI aspects of android always annoy newcomers. One such is ...
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How can I not have my screen turn on when I receive notifications?

My screen turns on for ~5-10 seconds for every notification I receive. I get Slack notifications too so my screen is turning on all day even when I never touch my phone and by the end of the day it's ...
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Can I make Google Calendar notifications trigger an alarm not just a notification tone?

I would like my calendar notifications to work like an alarm I would set with the clock app. Is it possible to do that? Or can I only get a single notification tone (and not something that "rings" ...
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WhatsApp shows I'm on call when I'm not

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me on another call, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who ...
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Facebook message read on desktop, but still marked as unread on Android phone

So the problem is, when I'm on my computer and I'm chatting on Facebook through safari, the messages show up as notifications on my phone. They do not go away, even though I am reading them and ...
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Disable call back link on text message previews?

Android 5.1.1 on a Samsung Note 4. Text message notifications show the text message and then "CALL" and "REPLY" links. Sometimes I accidentally hit the "CALL" button and find myself calling someone ...
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(Nexus 5X, Marshmellow) Gmail app: how to see separate notifications for each new email?

I have a Nexus 5x with Android Marshmellow. The Gmail notification I see on my locked screen groups all the messages together and shows "5 new messages". Can I see each new email as separate ...
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How do I get MIUI to allow notifications for reminder apps?

I'm using an MI phone (Redmi Note 4G), it runs on MIUI v7. This is a problem that a lot of people have been facing for a really long time now: Push notifications for reminder apps (Say Wunderlist, ...
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Trojan alert on my phone, real or fake? [duplicate]

so this pop-up appears even though I'm not doing anything and not even on the net and it has a background of google sometimes and it says that 'google has detected viruses' on my phone and battery ...
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Samsung galaxy note 3 SN N9006 update to Lollipop [duplicate]

I tried to upgrade the android on this Samsung note 3 but I could not succeed. Can I upgrade Android KitKat 4.4.2 to Android Lollipop 5.0 on my device?
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How to disable notifications per app and time frame?

I would like to know if there's any app or any tasker plugin that would allow me to block notifications on the weekends. I got two email accounts, one personal with gmail app and the other work ...
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How to sync notifications between two android devices?

I have two android devices, but I usually use only one at a time. I want to see the other device notifications without using any computer or web app. I can use AirDroid to see notifications, but only ...
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Shortcut to a certain activity in notification dropdown?

So the question is simple: I'm looking for a way to create a shortcut in notification dropdown that, when tapped, leads me to a set activity of an app. The activity in question is "Running Services" ...
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Change the notification setting on the lock screen

After the recent software update, I have been getting notifications from apps like the Messenger app appearing on my lock screen. Originally, I would just get a popup in the toolbar at the top of the ...
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Google Now places a notification in my tray for weather and commute times - can I make it do the same for reminders?

I've noticed that Google does a great job of providing me with relevent information depending on where I am and the time of day. I can go to the Google Now page and I can see relevent reminders, ...
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Push notification not working

the problem I am having is with Push notifications in Android. In order to receive my WhatsApp notifications I need to manually launch the application, which I don't want do. I want to be able to ...
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How do I mute notification on the Samsung Galaxy S6 during calls?

While talking on the phone my text notification will go off loud enough for the caller to hear. How do I mute this while on a call? The S6 does not have a mute during call setting as the previous ...
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How to mute phone completely but keep watch's notifications vibrate?

I have and android phone and an android wear watch (specifically, LG G3 and sony swr50). If I get all the notifications on the watch, I prefer my phone to be completely muted - not ring, nor vibrate. ...
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Up/Down arrows in notification tray after unlocking

Just recently, I have noticed an icon that has an arrow pointing up and an arrow pointing down appear for a split second after I unlock my phone. It goes away so fast I can't get a screenshot. What is ...
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change notification sound for Google Keep

Is there a way/user settings which allows assigning a specific RING/Notification sound for Reminders in Google Keep application? It seems like there is no Settings for this feature provided in the ...
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How to turn off Vibration in Google Hangouts [ Version: 6.1.109448852]

It is really annoying that the mobile phone vibrates on every message arrives on google hangouts after update, how to disable it ? I mean for all messages I just don't need vibration, only sound ...
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Disable notifications of some emails

I daily receive many emails. I need a better control of emails. I want to disable notifications of some emails. A notification means for me that my phone vibrates and my smart watch vibrates. To ...
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What is the difference between active notifications and push notifications?

I know what push notifications are. But recently, I saw the term active notifications and push notifications used interchangeably. I am confused if they mean the same thing or different things. Does ...
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samsung galaxy a3: block all notifications except email and sms

Device: Samsung Duos (SM_A300H) Android version 5.0.2 I want something very basic: that my samsung galaxy a3 works like a phone and makes sound only for call, sms and alarm. No more FB nor email nor ...
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How do I undo a close of a tab?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. There seems to be no undo button. In Galaxy Mega, when I use Chrome, I can undo close tabs. However, in S6E+, each tab opened in chrome is part of the ...
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How to set custom notification sound on Skype on Android

I believe the question is pretty self explanatory but I'll repeat myself regardless. Is there a way I can change the notification sound on Skype, on Android, from the default one? With or without the ...
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Notifications don't show up when phone is asleep - Samsung Galaxy s4 running CM12.1

Ok so this is a curious little problem I have. I recently flashed CM 12.1 on my S4 and since then I don't receive any notifications from apps like Bleacher Report, Snapchat or Instagram when I'm not ...
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Nova Launcher displaying wrong icons

I'm using the Glim icon pack with Nova Launcher and everything displays correctly on my home screen and drawer. Though in my recent apps screen and notification screen, lock screen it shows a ...
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voicenotifier app has altered my phone ||

I have Motorola 2nd gen E mobile. Apps Hola launcher and Go SMS are my preferred apps. I wanted to have a separate notifier for email (Gmail) on my mobile other than SMS text notifier. Reading ...
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Is there a way to enable the ringer/notification sounds only when using headphones?

Let me explain the scenario: I always keep my phone in vibration mode (no ringer, no notification sounds, just the vibration), since I'm a forgetful person and I'd end up forgetting to turn the ...
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Notification when photos are being backed up?

Is there a way to see a notification when Google Photos backs up my photos? (throughout the whole process) I have a Nexus 4 with Android 5.1.1
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Cannot connect Android device via USB

Whenever I connect my note 3 sm-n900 to my laptop, it doesn't connect and also the usb icon doesn't appear on my notification panel. My Android version is 5.0
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How to disable avatars in Gmail notifications?

Currently in Android 4.4.4 Gmail app displays user pictures in new mail notifications. I would like them to display the standard Gmail icon instead. Is this possible? The reason is, I have multiple ...
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How to configure Android phone to get notifications of work emails sent directly to me

For my work, I have a company email account. I use the 'K-9 Mail' app to read on my Android phone (Nexus 6). Among the emails, on my phone, I really only care to read emails that have my name ...
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How can I change the vibrate duration for Google Calendar app reminder notifications?

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1. I have vibration enabled, and when a Calendar reminder notification triggers, my phone vibrates twice, quickly. This is often too fast/too weak for me to ...
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Does blocking app notifications stop app from accessing internet?

On Android smartphone, we can hold finger on any notification from app and after clicking on "i" it shows option to block any further notification from the app. Say for example, I do this for gmail ...
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Can anyone confirm updates to an application are what causes the notifications to turn back on?

I have turned off all notifications in Android 5.1.1 (although from my research, it doesn't appear to be limited to that OS- 4.3 and up at least). It appears every time I update the app, it resets the ...
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How can I get notifications from two Android phones to one Android Wear watch?

I have a Nexus 5 as my personal phone, a Samsung Galaxy S5 as my work phone, and an LG Urbane watch. Currently my watch is linked to the Nexus 5 and due to Android Wear limitations it seems I can't ...
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Netflix keeps disappearing from the status/notification bar (S5)

I use the Netflix app on my phone to stream to chromecast. Ever since the update, Netflix doesn't stay open in the drag down status/notification bar so I can pause the show I'm watching, etc. The ...
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Decrease default vibration length on notification?

Is there any way to decrease the duration of vibration on receiving a notification? I want to keep it short, like you can do it for WhatsApp messages. I'm running 5.1 on Moto G 1st gen, not currently ...
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adb command to disable Headsup notification in Android 5.1 [duplicate]

Is there an adb command to turn off the headsup notification at the top of the screen? I get loads of notifications throughout the day, but everytime it popsup I have to wait for it before I can press ...
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How to Block All App Notifications but Allow Phone Calls?

I have been looking in several Android forums today trying to figure out if there is a way to block all app notifications with a single action or setting but allow phone calls? I'm trying to make it ...
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“Message Not Sent” notifications for days

I replied to an SMS but my message couldn't be delivered. I presume because the originating number wasn't a mobile number but the fixed line on the sender. Now I'm getting that notification in the ...