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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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.
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'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" ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Wiko Wax keeps vibrating until notification is cleared

I know this question has been asked before regarding HTC phones, but the given solution doesn't apply to my newly bought Wiko Wax. There's no option for notifications or whatsoever in the ...
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Custom sound notification on Google Calendar events

I have many calendars on Google Calendar: Hospital appointment (blue) Birthday calendar (yellow) Payday calendar My career's calendar They are separated by the colours to make it easy for ...
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Android: omit notifications for continuous messages

It's well known that, when you are using an instant messaging app (like Whatsapp, Telegram, etc), and you receive a message, a notification sounds (unless you have deactivated it). If you received 10 ...
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Notification for battery virus [duplicate]

When I was browsing the internet, a new site opened and it said that I have a virus in my battery and that it will then also infect my sim card and everything else, infected by a recent adoult side ...
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Many notifications show up when connected to WiFi

I have Moto G (2nd gen) with 3G connection. During my office hours I am constantly conncted to my 3G network and when I am to my home I connect to my WiFi network. I have noticed this unusual ...
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custom os in android phone Samsung s3neo

My phone says custom os can cause critical problem in phone how do I go oabout it coz already power lasts for one day it forces applications run secretly on screen? Help please'
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Change notification light blink frequency in android 5.0

Whenever a message or call comes and is unseen, notification led blinks but with lesser frequency. I'm missing it frequently. I want the notification light to blink at a more frequency, or be ...
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disable preview text on galaxy note 5

how do i disable the preview messages on galaxy note 5 and still see who the message is from on my lock screen. when i check the preview box it shows the name and the full message. I only want the ...
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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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Avoiding facebook messenger sounds and icons while synchronizing messages

I have an android Samsung S4 phone. As far as I can remember Facebook Messenger app has always had this annoyance: when I connect my cellphone to the internet the app synchronizes and downloads all ...
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How does Android detect new mail, tweet, etc?

I am curious about how Android is able to send notifications. I have installed apps such as Gmail, Google+, Whatsapp, Twitter, etc., how does Android know when there is new mail, whatsapp message, or ...
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Why are some lollipop notifications able to be swiped away on lockscreen?

I have a pin set and privacy set to don't show sensitive content. Some notifications such as tune in radio telling me about a recommended radio are able to be swiped away from the lockscreen where as ...
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Ever since 5.0 was installed my text message notification always plays the default sound

Ever since 5.0 was installed my text message notification always plays the default sound. I have tried deleting and recreating the contact but no change. When I check to see what notification sound ...
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Disable Notification Vibration for Specific Apps

I would like to change a setting for my Android (v5.1.1) to make my YouTube app show notifications (on the Lock Screen and Status Bar as it currently does), but without vibration and sound. That is, ...
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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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Where does Lollipop stores notification policy?

Unlike its predecessor Android versions which saves notification policy in the file /data/system/notification_policy.xml (the file which saves the package name of apps you've selected to stop giving ...
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Unable to change notification settings for Google App

I'm unable to change the notification sound of Google App. I rebooted the phone in safe mode to figure out if it's happening due to any bloatware but it doesn't seem so. After a while the notification ...
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No longer I get SMS notifications

I‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ have installed a few new SMS management apps to test them and uninstalled them ...
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Change notification text and background color

I'm looking for a way to change the color of the text that appears on the notifications in the notification drawer. I'm running CM12.1 with Xposed.
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Is there a way to permanently clear all notifications and mark them as “read” from the lock screen or notification menu?

Background: I often get no signal on my phone, so use apps like Airdroid and O2 TuGo which allow for texting and calling over wifi and from multiple devices. The problem is, when I get my signal ...
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What is GlanceViewMk

I found an app called "GlanceViewMk" within my notification and sounds settings menu. If I allow it, "GlanceViewMk will be able to read all the notifications you receive, which may include personal ...
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Show notifications for all users

If I am using a different user on my Android phone, notifications to the main user (owner) don't get shown until I switch back to that user. This might be for privacy reasons and such, but I see ...
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An email app that will not notify for certain addresses

I get notifications at work for any system issues and this includes Office 365 notifications every 30 mins. I have a rule on my PC that automatically files these but I still get the notification on my ...
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Is data for notifications and apps downloaded separately on Android?

I've spotted this very odd behavior with all Android devices I came across: a notification is shown for a messenger app with an excerpt or the full text of a message, but when I switch to the app, the ...
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Why do I get a second Gmail notification as soon as I open the first one?

I have configured my Gmail app to also check my (non-Google) work email account. Now whenever I get a new email notification, as soon I tap on it and open the message, a second notification appears, ...
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Google Camerca Messing with Notification Settings

Whenever I take a video with Google camera on my OPO with CM12.1, it switches from normal notifications to priority and then turns on phone volume when I have it set on vibrate. Every time I take a ...
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How do you collapse expanded notifications on Lollipop? [duplicate]

How do you collapse expanded notifications? In KitKat you would drag down then up. I can't figure it out for lollipop though.
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How to disable the notification badge on Whatsapp on LG G3?

I have LG G3. I want to disable all notifications from whatsapp, when I mute a group the only thing left is the notification badge (red number) on the app. Browsing for "android turn off badge ...
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App permission management is running notification

Is there any option to get rid of those not useful, permament notifications on Android 5.1, in particular App permission management is running They are just taking space and focus, are not helpful to ...
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On screen notifications for Samsung s4

I have a Samsung Galaxy Gt 19505. I am currently running andriod 4.4.2 I was wondering if there's any way to get on screen notifications for messages etc whilst using other apps. I used to have an ...
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Notifications appearing even if they have been viewed

I just switched to my first Android phone (been an iPhone user until now), running Lollipop 5.0 on a Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and I am having a strange issue. If I receive messages on Facebook ...
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Will i lose my facebook acount if I force- stop it? [duplicate]

My facebook account is causing my mobile phone to run slow and it keeps restarting. Is it safe to force stop facebook?
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SMS notifications and ringtone stopped working on my Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

On an Android Lollipop powered Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, no notifications are being shown for new SMS arrivals in the notification bar nor the ringtone that was set is being played.
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How do I disable twitter notifications?

Twitter keeps send me @Jim and @Bob just retweeted... notifications on my Android phone. I've tried disabling the notifications following these instructions from twitter. However I'm ...
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removing a watspp no of my old mob

Hi my old mobile died and i have watsapp on my new no and want to get rid of the old watsapp no contact in my new mob as no need to have it as new no.How do I delete it from my contacts on watsapp as ...
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HTC 510 is vibrating uncontrolablly

My HTC 510 is vibrating uncontrollably , but there isn't any notification. What to do ? Its becoming very annoying! Please get to me as soon as anyone can, thanks !
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How do I get sound on sms and NOT on emails?

I just bought S4, came from Iphone 5. Nice phone, but I have a problem with the setup... "Messages" seems to be both sms and email - so I cant get notifications on ONLY sms without also get ...