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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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 ...
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“Priority only” as default mode - Marshmallow

When I try to change the "Notifications mode" using the volume key, it always defaults to "Alarms only" mode, but I would like this to be set as "Priority only". I know I can swipe down to access "Do ...
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Only notifications from text messages are being shown

As the title says, I only get notifications from my texting application but not from everything else. A couple of examples: I use pushbullet to share a website with my phone, but I won't get the ...
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Restore “loud volume, long periods” notification in Lollipop

I am running Lollipop 5.0/CloudyG3 2.5 and G3 Tweaksbox. Is it possible to restore the "loud volume, long periods" notifications? I would like to have the volume limiter that this notification ...
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“Improve Location Accuracy” question won't stop coming up

Immediately, no matter if I hit "yes" or "no", it will pop up one second later when I'm on Tinder. No matter how many times I answer, it will just come right back up immediately. I've tried ...
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Custom notification for whatsapp group

I'm in a whatsapp group which requires some sort of quick reaction. I'd like to set a special (custom or at least non-standard) notification tone or sound specifically for that group (and only it). ...
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How to set up priority mode in Android 4.3?

I have an Android 4.3 phone and don't expect any Lollipop updates soon. However, Lollipop's "Priority Mode" is a feature that would be tremendously in my daily life. Specifically, I expect the ...
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Outgoing calls minute reminder

I'd like to have this feature on outgoing calls: - first vibrate (or beep) after 45 seconds call answered; - then vibrate (or beep) after every other minute (1.45, 2.45, 3.45 ...) I created this task ...
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Enable Hangouts SMS Notification on second user

I'm using Android with a main user and a secondary user account. How can I enable notifications when I receive a new SMS? This notifications are apearing in the main user only. For the secundary ...
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Gmail not showing notifications on Nexus 5x?

I have been using Xperia U on ICS and never faced this issue. With my 1 week old Nexus 5X I sporadically get notifications for my gmail app i.e. sometimes (10%) it shows notifications but most of the ...
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How to turn off notification of email content?

When I miss a call, I get a voicemail. I receive 3 notifications. A notification of the missed call itself,a notification of the email, and a notification of contents inside the body of the email. I ...
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When does Android plans to bring icon notification?

Moving from an iPhone to Android, I am surprised that Android does not have built in option to display app notifications (ex: number of unread email messages on the app icon). I know there are many ...
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What's this persistent Camera-app notification in Android 6.0?

I've been using my Nexus 5X for about a week now, but this morning was the first time I noticed the following notification: Backstory: I snapped a few photos this morning (w/ default camera app). ...
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How do I set Android’s Clock app to vibrate for timers?

When I set my Android to All Notifications Vibrate mode and set a timer with the Clock app, the only notification I get is an on-screen display of the time counting negative past zero. There is no ...
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Make any Notification Persistent

I am using the Google Calendar app for creating reminders for any event. The problem is that when I receive the notification for the event (usually a day before), I find that I am able to swipe the ...
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How to enable the “Allow Peeking” option on Lollipop?

I have recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy N3 (SM-N9005) to Android 5.0 in the hope that I would get the heads-up style notifications. According to online resources I have found, this option is called ...
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Reminder at a specific date and time

My phone is a Huawei Ascend Y511 with Android 4.2.2. I like the Alarms feature in the built-in Clock app, but it only lets me choose a time (and days of the week, if using a recurring alarm), not a ...
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Force a notification to be swipeable

I have a notification from Google Play Services about a ROM update that is stickied in my notification tray: I want to make it possible to swipe away the lower notification. I am rooted with XPosed ...
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Why are heads up notifications not showing after an update in Samsung Galaxy E7?

I've recently updated my Samsung device to Android 5.1.1 lollipop and as I have been playing around with it I noticed that I wasn't getting any heads up notifications. Is there a certain option to ...
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Instagram Post Notification Cache Location

Instagram has a "post notification" feature which notifies users on a specific user's new posts. These notifications show the image preview in expanded notification view in notification panel. The ...
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Most frequently used contact is muted but mute isn't checked, how to unmute/demute?

I mainly use my phone to contact one person. Recently the contact's texts got muted so no notification sounds. In the conversation view the little mute icon shows but in the menu the mute option is ...
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Remove persistent notification of an app without disabling all of its notifications

The latest Pushbullet update (v17.0.4) for Android has added a persistent notification to my notification drawer. The app indicates that I can remove the notification by enabling Pushbullet in the ...
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Disable vibration of the phone, but leave it on smartwatch

I'm trying to figure out the best setting for my Android 5.1 phone during my working hours. When I'm at my workplace, my phone is constantly docked and in set to the Priority mode (this is ...
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Phantom noise diagnosis: logcat included

I've got brand new Moto X Style. Great phone, but I have a weird issue which I'm trying to diagnose. My phone sometimes makes that volume change acknowledgement noise without any interaction. If you ...
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Google Calendar notification are silent

The notification show up on time but since yesterday the phone remains silent. Before there was a little sound with the notifcation. I have checked the volume of the phone, the blocking mode is off, ...
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How do I turn off email notifications on my Gmail app on Android?

I'm using an LG Tribute phone which I recently purchased for Virgin Mobile. I have Gmail installed and by default, whenever I get an email, it generates a notification (in my case a buzz since I have ...
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No notifications with screen off

I have Xiaomi Redmi 2 with CyanogenMod 11, and all apps have notifications only if they are launched but few seconds later after screen goes off, nothing is working (WhatsApp, Mail, etc) I need turn ...
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How to turn off notifications during phone call

I am receiving notifications during phone calls on my Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge. The only time I receive the notifications is when I am on a phone call. It is extremely annoying. In the Phone App, ...
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Can I configure the Type of notification my weather app gives me?

I installed a weather app called "The Weather Channel". What I really like about it is that it cleverly uses notifications to display the current temperature at the top left corner of my phone. ...
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Messages about Adobe Air a Measure stopping

I have an Android Bassoon tablet. Every time I turn it on and want to write or look up something, the following notes appear on the screen: 'adobe air has stopped' and 'measure has stopped'. These ...
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Change when phone beeps for notifications

My phone makes a lot of noise when it's not in use. I think this is because apps running in the background have experienced an event, like Clash of the Clans. How can I change this? I'd really like to ...
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Turn off vibration for 'Sign in to WiFi network' notification

Since the Android 6.0 update on Nexus 5, everytime I get the notification 'Sign in to WiFi network' the phone vibrates. Any idea where I can turn this off while keeping the vibration for calls, SMS, ...
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Call: vibrate, Whatsapp: don't vibrate

When I'm at work, I'd like to put my Nexus 5 (Marshmallow) on silent. My definition of silent is: for incoming calls the phone should vibrate, for everything else (i.e. messages) I don't want any ...
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Sync Facebook on different devices to avoid getting duplicate notifications

My wife has two Android tablets, a Nexus 2012 and a Dell Venue. If after using one tablet for a few days, she uses the other, then she gets a lot of Facebook notifications which she already got on the ...
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How to stop Skype Calls from notifying me continuously like a Phone Call?

When I receive a Skype Call, Android notifies me continuously in a fashion similar to that of a Phone Call. This is undesirable. I would like Skype Calls to notify me at most once, in a way similar to ...
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in built apps update

Every minute my phone seizes and "unfortunately, measure has stopped" pops up. It makes my phone slow. Under application manager in settings, the app is there but I can't update it.
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Can't see most notifications on my phone until I unlock it. (Android 4.1.2)

My phone's an LG-E460. Sometimes, when I lock my phone, I stop getting most chat notifications (Whatsapp, Telegram, Google Hangouts...) Happens specially often with Whatsapp, though. I'm talking to ...