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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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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How to turn off Yahoo Mail notifications in 4.1.2.?

I just upgraded my Android OS to 4.1.2. and the Yahoo Mail is pushing audible notifications again (I had disabled them in the previous version of OS). When I go into the app, there is no settings in ...
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How Do I Turn Off Google Now Card Notifications?

How do I turn off Google Card notifications? Let's say I search for an address - Google will then show me a card in the notification area with driving directions to that location. I don't want the ...
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Disable sound alerts for new emails

I have a Samsung Duos GT-S7562, running Android 4.0.4. I have set up two email accounts on my device: Gmail and YahooMail. I want to stop the alert sound it plays each time I get an email. How do I ...
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How do I disable notifications for a second Gmail account?

I have two Gmail accounts, one that I use for mailing lists and signing up for online services and whatnot, and the other one for more important stuff like work and friends. I'd like to set it up so ...
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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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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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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

Recently, Google issued an update for Google Play Music. Now, I frequently see the Google Play Music icon briefly appearing in the Android notification bar (aka status bar). It will appear for about ...
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Is there a way to hide all notifications during the night?

I mean something like this: I'd like to hide them like this during "downtime period" or "do not disturb mode". I'd like to hide them both on the lock screen on the status bar at the top of the ...
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Any way to schedule a passive profile-change? (connectivity, volume etc.)

What I am wondering is if there is any way to make Android change its profiles passively from one state to the other at e.g. 3 pm in the afternoon local time: Through Android internally (with some ...
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vibrate notifications only when receiving emails from certain addresses?

Is it possible to set vibrate notifications when receiving emails from a list of email addresses but not when receiving emails that don't come from that list? Either using the default Gmail app on a 2....
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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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Are there any notification widgets for android that show the number of missed calls, messages, etc. just like on the regular notification screen?

Are there any notification widgets for android that show the number of missed calls, messages, etc. just like on the regular notification screen? I'm currently using widget locker to customize my ...
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How to disable data roaming notification?

Is there a way to disable data roaming notifications? I get them every few minutes when I'm working abroad. And it happens on every acceptable roaming setting (off/national), international roaming ...
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Pop-up notification from carrier

What is this type of notification called and how can I block these?                                      ...
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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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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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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 suppress repeated alert/notification sounds

Is there a way to suppress repeated alert sounds within a certain period of time - i.e after an event triggers a sound, do not play any further sounds for any more of the same event type that arrives ...
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How to check HTC desire is off without turning it on?

Is is possible somehow to distinguish between the phone being off or sleeping without turning it on in the process (this happens when pressing the power button)? I appreciate that I can just use ...
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How do I disable Instagram notifications?

How do I disable push notifications for Instagram? As much as possible, I don't want apps to do any push notifications (except for MMS).
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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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“Show notifications” is greyed out for some apps. What's causing it and how do I change it?

There are some apps for which "Show Notifications" is greyed out, thus effectively barring you from changing the notification policy of that app. Why or when does it happen? I've noticed this issue ...
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Persistent download notification on Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3

My Galaxy S3 from Sprint keeps showing me that a file (a picture) has been downloaded. I deleted the downloaded file after a day or two, yet the notification still pops up and when I tap on it, it ...
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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 to get warning if there is an e-mail?

I know how to set vibration when getting an e-mail: How to set vibration ON when getting e-mail (Gmail)? But how can I set my Android phone to always vibrate/give sound when getting an e-mail? I'm ...
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How can I customize what notifications show up on my notifications bar (RAZR MAXX running ICS)?

I want to customize what I see in the notifications bar/shade. (eg. I don't want notifications for facebook messages, I don't want to see my weather app in the notification bar). I looked in the apps'...
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Different notification tones for multiple Gmail accounts

Is it possible to use different notification tones for each Gmail account? I.e.: account1@gmail.com => tone X account2@gmail.com => tone Y Maybe with a helper app?
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no sound alert to let me know i have a text message received

I can't seem to get an audible sound when text message received.
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Notification Access in KitKat

Can someone tell me where the Notification Access is placed in KitKat. In JellyBean it used to be under Settings -> Security.
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Phantom notifications of Galaxy Note driving me nuts

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note a few weeks ago and really like the phone. The problem is that I get notifications for non-events or phantom events day and night: the phone makes the notification ...
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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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Set recurring notification for sms message

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro Mini and would like to know if it is possible to be alerted to a new SMS message every few minutes until it is acknowledged. Sometimes I am away from the phone and ...
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Interruptions are either broken or some apps disregard settings?

So, I updated to Android 5 and I discovered this new feature, interruptions and priority notifications. I set up the phone to interrupt me only for calls and messages and I went to sleep. I was ...
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Hide SMS message in notification bar

I am using Moto E powered by Android Kitkat. 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,...
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What is this in my system tray?

Every so often, seemingly random, this notification appears in my notification bar, but not in the tray. The circles on the left in the notification bar. I have no clue what it's related to. There'...
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Unwanted Toast Notifications

Android 4.0 3. HTC Sense 3.6. I have some app installed on my SD card (1 of 195), that pops up a toast notification on boot/SD mount that says "Have a good day!" And lasts for nearly a minute. Does ...
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Get rid of 'battery-low' popup after some delay?

I'm using an Android phone (a Motorola Defy+ running CM9) with OsmAnd as a map solution mounted on my motorcycle (it just shows the map and a gpx-track as a driving hint). It's not connected to a ...
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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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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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Gmail notification sound only for new mail

I am using the Google Gmail app, which I've configured to play a notification sound for new mail. However, it actually plays the notification sound when there is any change at all to the account ...
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Stop the nag notification for enabling texts on Hangouts?

Pretty much every time I get a text message, Hangouts gives me an annoying notification asking to handle my text messages (which I don't want to do). Is there a way to disable it?
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How To Stop Annoying “Cellular Network Not Found” Popup Prompt?

I am annoyed by this popup because if my cellular network service provider is unavailable, i don't want to use any others available. I just want to stop this popup interrupting my activity and only ...
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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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What purpose does the Notification Flash/Email setting serve?

The Notification Flash/Email setting (Settings > Sound & display > Notification flash > Email) appears to have no influence on the stock mail app or gmail app. So does it serve any purpose? In ...
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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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How to dismiss Heads-up Notifications quickly without clearing them from notification bar?

In Lollipop, apps are able to use Heads-up Notifications over other apps. Sometimes it is useful and sometimes it pisses me off (especially during gaming). I can always swipe them away, but it clears ...
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Disable default lockscreen notifications on Micromax Canvas A74

I'm using Micromax Canvas A74 running Android Jellybean. Recently I searched for a locksceen notification widget and found "NiLS Lockscreen Notifications". But now the problem is, how can I disable ...
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Samsung Galaxy s3 still vibrating when getting notification, even though I'm on silent mode

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. When I put it on silent mode, when I get a notification from Facebook, Facebook Messenger and GMail, or any other notification, it's still vibrating. This is very ...
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How to hide calendar but receive reminder notifications?

I have a calendar containing only regularly recuring dates. I would like to hide this calendar or these dates from the ordinary Google calendar app and the Google calendar widget. The reminder ...