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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

6
votes
1answer
227 views

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). ...
3
votes
0answers
105 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
153 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
105 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
273 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
58 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
952 views

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). ...
0
votes
0answers
251 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
84 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
346 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
281 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
350 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
103 views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
13k views

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 ...
3
votes
5answers
475 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
369 views

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 automatic)....
2
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
56 views

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, ...
2
votes
3answers
449 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
131 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
268 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

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 ...
12
votes
5answers
9k views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
543 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
203 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
221 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
116 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
685 views

How to stop “Couldn't sign in” notifications?

I have my Nexus 9 (on 5.x) connected to my iCloud account for email. It works fine, I even get notifications for new email. It can connect to the server just fine. However, I get notifications from ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

How can i disable android permission manager notification? [duplicate]

I have an android 4.4.2 device and permission manager app enabled. I have facebook messenger installed for example and i deny it permission to read my sms or phone contacts. It works, but keeps ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Google Calendar notifications not working

I loved how I got SMS messages from Google Calendar. Then they removed that, I installed the Mobile App, but I get no notifications. How can I get notifications from Google Calendar Mobile App? Is ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

How to set system so a lock screen event reminder is dismissed, it also dismisses the notification from the standard interface?

If my phone has gone into lock screen mode (which happens frequently due to required security settings), and it receives an event notification, when I power it on I have the option to dismiss the ...
0
votes
0answers
104 views

Where do I find the repeated notification settings?

When I setup my phone after a hard reset recently I choose to have notificiations repeat if I don't open them. At the time I thought it would be useful, in cases when I walk away from my phone for a ...
1
vote
0answers
156 views

Display only the sender's name in text notifications

When I receive an SMS, I get a notification displaying the sender name with the message. I don't want the message text to be displayed in the notification, just the sender name is enough.
-2
votes
1answer
35k views

'unfortunately stopped' problem

My Gionee M2 is showing error messages often. "unfortunately ikeyboard has stopped" "unfortunately systeminfo has stopped" "unfortunately adobe air has stopped" "unfortunately measure has stopped" ...
0
votes
1answer
205 views

How to disable warning messages?

On Android 4.3 un-rooted, is there a way to disable all the annoying warning messages that pop up when you enable Airplane Mode / disable Airplane Mode / raise the volume too high / etc? Apparently ...
0
votes
1answer
330 views

Incoming call notifications not working - Phone state

In my Android phone, Incoming calls notification is not working.Out going is working fine. Actually Whenever I am calling my mobile from my friend's mobile, Its saying "line is busy". If I visit call ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Where does Lollipop stores notification log?

Android 4.3 and above allows access to a list of historical notifications using the Settings widget. The scope of "historical" is limited to current session of Android and the list is populated with ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

New “On cbvl” notification on lock screen

I just noticed about an hour ago that on my lock screen, on the bottom left just above my phone icon, there is a new suspicious looking "on cbvl" notification. There are 3 little notifications in the ...
1
vote
2answers
605 views

Location for custom Ringtones/Alarms/Notifications that hides them from Play Music?

There seems to be a lot of misinformation about the proper location and format for custom Ringtones, Notifications, and Alarms in Android and I'm wondering what is correct. I've read that the path ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

How to get email notifications on the new Outlook Android app

The new Outlook Android app show new emails when they arrive but does not show the notifications for them. How can I turn on email notifications? I am not using Quick Filter.
2
votes
0answers
100 views

On multiple devices, remove notifications if they have been read on one device

I use two cell phones and multiple devices. I work in the US and live in Canada. When I cross the border and turn on my Nexus 4, I get every notification sent since it was turned off. If it was one ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Where is the clear all notifications button on Lollipop?

After an update months ago, I no longer have a clear all button for notifications. I must manually swipe each of them away. Is there a setting I'm missing? I'm using Nexus 4 Android 5.1.1.
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Duplicate Facebook notifications

OK I am a non tech, old generation guy, using an HTC Android phone. Just recently when Facebook posts to my phone, not only do I get the usual tone to alert me to a posting, a split second later I get ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

How to tap something automatically when a certain screen shows?

I have an app related to my job that requires quick response to answer it. First, it displays a full-screen activity (just like when receiving a call) that says a consumer needs my service, and asks ...
0
votes
0answers
152 views

Notifications on top left of screen

I used to have notifications on the top left of my screen (Motorola Moto X) that had the temperature and an email icon and a text message icon if there were any. These were on the lockscreen and let ...