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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Crossed bell on notification meaning in CM12's Lollipop

I'm using OnePlus One (bacon) running CM12 Unofficial (daleski75's build). If you long-press a notification, you could see a crossed bell on some app. It seems to permanently mute every ...
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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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Cancelling notifications for app updates

Every time an app automatically updates, it shows a notification. I find this ridiculous. For me, a notification means "something I should be notified about". The thought that I should be made aware ...
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LED wont turn off

After receiving a message the LED was blinking for notification. After reading the message, the LED shines in dark blue and wont go into previous state, i.e. turn itself off. I tried to restart the ...
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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 ...
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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 do I turn on the battery full notification sound?

Similar to this previous question, but I want to enable the battery full notification sound, not the opposite :) My Galaxy S used to make a nice beep and switch the screen on briefly when the battery ...
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Is it possible for my HTC Desire to interupt my iPod when I receive a call?

I frequently miss incoming telephone calls because I am listening to my iPod Touch and I don't feel it vibrate. Does anyone know if it's possible for my HTC Desire to somehow notify me of the call ...
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Voicemail indicator won't go away

On my Atrix running 2.3.6, there is a permanent icon in my notification bar saying that I have unread voicemail. I understand that this icon is flagged on the SIM card itself: sure enough, if I pop ...
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How can I make a selected calendar notification behave like an alarm, that is, audible even on silent mode?

I keep my phone on silent most of the time but would like audible reminders for critical calendar reminders. Short of silencing everything else manually, is there a way to acheive this?
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Gmail notifications aren't working as expected

Gmail notification doesn't work correctly for me. I think it happened after the latest Gmail application upgrade. I tried to clear Gmail data and cache, but to no avail. I get new email ...
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How do I change vibrate settings on Android [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to customize vibrate patterns? Hi guys, wonder if any of you can help? I am trying to find out how to change the default vibrate pattern for incoming ...
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How to enable silent mode during calendar events?

I'd like to disable all notification sounds whenever there is a current event in Calendar. How can I do this automatically?
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Stop gmail notification on android 4.4/Nexus 5

How can we stop gmail notifications on android 4.4/nexus 5? I cannot find Gmail in Settings\Apps\<AppList>. I have stopped notification of Google play, google services, google search, google ...
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Gmail app doesn't sync email at all when on Mobile Data

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and I love the new Gmail app. Works awesome. My only problem is that it doesn't sync emails (I don't receive any new notifications when new emails arrive, I have to manually ...
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Quitting eBay application

Is there any way to quit the eBay app, so that I stop receiving all these event notifications? I like notifications, but only when I decide to run the eBay application...
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Not seeing any notifications in notifications bar except srange icon

Recently I started seeing this strange icon in my notifications bar (see screenshot). At the same time, I stopped seeing any notification icons in the bar on top. I still get audibly notified, and ...
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How can I notify my PC every time Android changes its IP?

I'd like to send an email or post to a server every time the IP address on the phone changes. This way, I can continue to VNC into the phone, even when the IP changes. Is there an App that would let ...
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How Do I Stop Double Email Alerts?

On my Android 2.2 phone, I have the Gmail app and the regular Mail icon on the desktop GUI. Unfortunately when I get a message, I get two alerts, usually about 4 to 15 seconds apart from each other. ...
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Enable or disable notifications based on location on Android?

I really wish that I could make my Android beep for business emails when at work, and home emails when I'm not in the office. Is there any applications that easily facilitates that?
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How to shrink a notification in notification bar in Android Lollipop?

I was used to shrinking and enlarging notifications for more buttons in former android version - Kitkat. Now with Lollipop I am unsure how to execute this. I want to shrink notificaitons with buttons ...
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Disable GO SMS Pro weekly nag messages

About once a week, GO SMS Pro "receives" (I don't know if it comes from somewhere or if it's written into the application) a nag message from "c10000@go.chat" along the lines of: Most of users ...
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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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Lollipop - mute notifications but not calls

I'd like to have phone calls ring at full volume, and all other notifications be silent. Notifications should still vibrate and/or use the LED; whatever their default behavior is. I can't figure out ...
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Blinking icon in notification bar [duplicate]

I have a new annoying icon on my Razr notification bar. It is a tiny blinking symbol that sort of looks like a tiny house with a cloud over it. It is blinking above the network strength bars where ...
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When Abroad, How To Stop Annoying “Cellular Network Not Found” Popup Prompt?

"Cellular Network Not Found" is that annoying message I get when out of range of my carrier, but what will I do if I am abroad and don't plan on using roaming? I don't want this message popping into ...
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Cyanogen: add homescreen shortcut to Notifications

I'm using Cyanogen 7 on an HTC Wildfire. I find swiping the top of the screen to get into Notifications a bit hit and miss, and too tiring : ) Is there some way to get a notifications shortcut onto ...
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Can I change the time interval between flashes of the notification led on the HTC incredible?

I want to be able to change the time interval between flashes of the LED when I have a new notification. Is this possible on the HTC Incredible running 2.1 (eclair) or even on 2.2 (froyo)? I don't ...
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What does “Ignore messages like this” do? How do I see what I've ignored?

When I tap and hold on a notification in the notifications list, I get an option to "Ignore messages like this." I can't find any explanation, though, of what this means. Does it really mean, ignore ...
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Determining/stopping random phantom notifications during calls

I recently switch carriers and got a used Galaxy S4 to replace the one I would no longer be using. The phone was already cleaned up but I did a factory reset on it myself to be sure. The problem I ...
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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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Disable badges on android 4.1.2

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android 4.1.2. When I get notifications in SMS or from Facebook I see a red notification on the application icon on my phone desktop (I understand they're called ...
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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. ...