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Disable notification sounds but keep SMS Sounds

Device: Galaxy Ace Duos 6802 I want to to turn off all the notification sounds, but keep the SMS sounds when I get SMS, WhatsApp messages, Skype messages, etc. It is very frustrating having to hear ...
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Prevent Notifcations stopping Music Playback

On a Note 2, if I am listening to music or a video, whenever a notification comes in, the audio from the music or video is stopped to play the notification sound. This happens in any app I have ...
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How to turn off Viber's new SMS income message notification

I am getting double SMS notification, i.e. one from system SMS app and another one from Viber. I don't want Viber SMS notification and need to turn it off. I'm looking in Viber app's setting but I ...
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I've received a notification with a red star in my notification bar stating that 3 viruses have been detected, click now to remove [duplicate]

Is this red star notification legit or is it some kind of spam to sell an app or a virus in itself??? How should I proceed??
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New e-mail notifications and user-side filters

Does the built-in email application create a new e-mail notification if the e-mail is moved to another folder by a filter? In particular, imagine the following scenario: E-mail arrives at an ...
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How can I Have Separate Alerts for Email and SMS?

I am using a Samsung Galaxy S4 running Android 4.2.2. Currently both SMS and Email notifications have the same sound. Before I was on this phone I was on an iPhone and this was easy to change. I ...
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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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Instagram keeps sending me text messages

I turned off all my push notifications, and I still keep getting text from Instagram, e.g. when someone liked my photos or left a message. But I also keep receiving txt messages from Instagram telling ...
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Read Out Text Messaging Notification

I just bought a new Galaxy S 4 over the weekend - I did some light googling on this topic, but no luck yet. I want to know how to configure my Text Messaging Notifications. Ideally, the phone would ...
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Different notifications for different contacts

im going abroad and im going to set up some twitter text alerts for people i follow so i dont have to use data. But doing this will give me constant text alerts. Is there a way i can have the texts ...
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'Spy Activity Spotted' in Android notification

I bought a new Galaxy S3 and downloaded Frontline Commando: D-Day from Play Store. I have not inserted the SIM card yet. I use my phone via wifi, for now. Yesterday, I got a notification that 'Spy ...
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Turn off email notifications (not Gmail)

I have been getting email notifications from Gmail and the default email app on my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. I only want to use Gmail but, when I go to uncheck "show notifications" for the default email ...
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Gmail Notifications

Recently I seem to have stopped getting notification when I receive new emails on Gmail. I used to get these until a few weeks back. I have a Nexus 4 with the Android 4.2.2 and I am running the ...
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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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MTP Intilization

What does it mean when I plug in my phone charger and it says MTP Intilization? As soon as I unplug it, it will say Media Scanner Running --> Media Scanning Completed... I am using a wall charger to ...
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Disable or sign out of Google Talk?

I have a Sony Xperia X10 Mini. It keeps annoying me with Google Talk notifications, although I already went to "running services" under Settings/Applications and cancelled them. How do I get it to ...
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Instagram LED Notifications

I have a custom ROM on my S3, but that shouldn't really be the issue here. I am on JB 4.2.2. With my custom ROM I am able to set up different colors of the LED notification for each app that I want. ...
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How to get rid of Sprint's notifications for ad-supported voicemail

On my Galaxy S4 (Sprint), I regularly get a voicemail icon in my notification bar with the message: With this update, you will be able to enjoy premium Ad-supported features such as inline ...
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Does turning off the “Show notifications” settings for apps improve battery life?

I recently found that there is a "Show notifications" settings for individual app in my HTC One X. I have turned it off for some applications like Subway Surfers (which tries to sell me coins in ...
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Seeing the full text of a long notification

I've got a notification on my phone where the length of the text exceeds the width of the screen and it doesn't wrap, just wanders off the edge. How can I see the full text of the notification? I've ...
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Galaxy S4: disable weather notifications?

A stupid question. I cannot find a way to disable weather notifications from google. Every a few hours I get in the notifications list "how it is like outside" - temperature and clouds. I searched ...
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Is there a way to override notifications that don't let me dismiss them?

I have a Galaxy Nexus that's running 4.2.2. Certain apps, like Words with Friends, occasionally send spammy notifications for trying out a different game or something like that. They won't dismiss ...
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My phone displays: “Notification has been set” at each boot

I am in doubt. My Galaxy SII phone began recently to display a standard pop-up notification box with the text "Notification has been set" at each boot. I uninstalled the software that I suspected was ...
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RAZR cuts off call ring after half a second

My Droid RAZR (original model, 18 mos. old), seems to have an issue where when a call comes in it will start to play the ring tone but then the sound shuts off after half a second. The call is still ...
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Android shows missed calls even after open

My phone shows the missed calls on the app icon even after I check and delete them from log. I did restart / battery off several times but it still hanging there!! Phone Samsung Galaxy S Duos Android ...
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Calendar notifications in status bar for RAZR M

I'm running Jelly Bean and when a calendar event reminder goes off, I don't get a notification in the status bar. Is there some way to enable this? It looks like they've disabled this feature and ...
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Turn off the voice notification for emails on GALAXY S4?

So I tried to figure this issue out for my boss and ended up stumped, decided to call Verizon for some assistance however, due to lack of "official literature" (?) the tech was unable to assist me in ...
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How can I prevent my phone from vibrating when service is lost or re-acquired?

I find it annoying when I'm in an area with poor service, that my phone vibrates every 15 seconds to tell me that service has been lost, or re-aquired. How can I disable this vibration? I have a ...
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HTC First - Not getting any Notifications for Phone, text or Voicemail. Only can see when Clicking on it

One thing I liked about my old phone was if I got a missed call, text or Voicemail, it would putt a number, or in a more older phone I owned, an Alert symbol, notification informing me that I have ...
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how do you turn off the vibration alert for incoming text messages on a samsung galaxy s3 mini?

I've gone through the settings menu but can only find options to change the vibration pattern, not to turn it off completely. Any ideas??
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Where does the Foursquare notification come from?

Yesterday, I got a Foursquare friend request in the notifications panel. The only running services at that time were, I believe, the same that are running now. Definitely there was no Foursquare ...
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Setting phone to silence, but play notification sound on incoming mail from certain contact

I know "blocking mode" on Samsung S3, but it allows only phone calls from certain contacts. Can I do the same for email sound notifications for certain contacts? preferably without installing any ...
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What does the online status on Viber mean?

Does it mean that the contact is msging/calling another viber contact, or just that the app is activated in the phone and running in the background? My contacts complain about me not replying to them ...
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Sprint Galaxy S4. Javascript required random popup

I get a random popup on my S4. "Javascript required" and then it gives me instructions to enable Java on various browsers. This error has nothing to do with me actively using a browser on the phone. ...
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Why does my Droid RAZR play the new email notification when I visit my inbox on my PC?

This is truly a mystery to me. When I get new email, it's normal for me to receive an audio notification on my Droid RAZR. However, when I visit my Gmail Inbox via my browser on my PC, my Droid RAZR ...
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No captive portal/hotspot sign-in notification

on my previous phone, an Xperia Arc, when I needed to sign in to my work's captive portal (wifi hotspot) I got a notification. Now that I have an HTC One I no longer get this notification. Is there ...
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Change sms signal for specific broadcast number

At work I'm on standby certain days and nights and get alarms through sms messages, I would like to give those messages another notification signal so that I know if it's an alarm or not. They seem ...
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Disable email notification to sub-folders in the exchange account

I have a number of sub-folders set up on my exchange email account with rules moving certain emails into these folders automatically. How can I disable notification for new email for those specific ...
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Multiple Gmail notifications [duplicate]

Every time I get an email message in Gmail, the notification bar shows me 3 notifications instead of one: the first labeled important, the second labeled priority inbox, and the third is the regular ...
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Mark Gmail as read when archiving from notification

The most recent version of the Gmail app as the great feature where you can choose between archiving or replying to e-mails directly from the notification. My problem is that, if you archive it from ...
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Disable Cyanogen 10.1 notification drawer widgets

I want to remove the notification drawer widgets, but despite having System > Notification Drawer > Power Widget unchecked, it keeps showing up. When I have new notifications, pulling down the ...
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Latest Gmail update is not working on my Samsung Galaxy S3

I have the Gmail app installed and in the latest update it said we could reply to emails directly from the drop-down status bar without having to open the app. I don't see any feature like this. How ...
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Why are Google Talk notifications at a low volume?

When I am chatting with someone in Google Talk and I receive a message, the notification sound is played at a very low volume, low enough that I have some difficulty hearing it. But if I receive a ...
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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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gTalk status icon on the notification bar

Instant Messenger apps such as Skype or Windows Live Messenger will display an icon on the notification bar with indication on the connection status. (I know gtalk is supposed to be always on after my ...
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Vibrate function on my Samsung Galaxy S3 doesn't work though it is turned on. What is the cause?

I have had this phone for a few months and only now did I try to start using the vibrate function. When I choose "Vibrate" from the drop-down bar it never vibrates when I receive texts though ...
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Disable notification sounds for email

Is it possible to disable the notification sound for emails while still keeping the notification light and status bar notification? I'm interested in this setting for a Motorola Photon (Gingerbread). ...
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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 disable duplicate calendar notifications?

My stock Nexus 4 (4.2.2) is giving me multiple calendar notifications every day. It gives me one notification which is a reminder for a specific upcoming event, and it gives me a second notification ...
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Home button or back button to leave an app?

Is there a difference between leaving an app by pressing the "back" button vs. pressing the "home" button? I've got an app which includes a countdown timer. The app says it will notify me when the ...