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Recurring Notifications Problem

I have an HTC One M8 running Android KitKat 4.4.4, HTC Sense version 6.0. I've owned the phone since Dec. 30, 2014. Not sure how, or why, but about 3 days after purchase, I started to have a problem ...
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How to stop repeated requests to install an app?

I'm getting the same message or rather, a notification, several times daily, a request to install an app (Zero Launcher, specifically) and it doesn't seem to stop. It's starting to feel like ...
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new posh orion mini that keep getting a notification that says “incoming messages blocked” because of low internal storage

i recently bought a posh orion mini (literally a week ago) and i keep getting a notification that says "incoming messages blocked" because of low internal storage. there is also a consistent ...
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Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3…trying to change notification sound

Phone has an annoying notification sound that I cannot get rid of. Want to completely delete off my system if possible. I've gone into settings under Sound and it has a different sound than the one ...
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How to enable key lighting on notifications

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500, and I'd like to have the bottom keys (namely "options" and "back") to be lighted or blinking when I receive a notification (such as a new message, a reminder, ...
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Only vibrate when there are no active notifications

Is there a way to tell android only to vibrate if there are no active notifications? Example: I use telegram messenger, and when receiving a message the phone vibrates. Even so I do not use the phone ...
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How do I silence “Galaxy Apps”?

By "Galaxy Apps" I don't mean "apps installed on my Galaxy S4", I specifically mean the app called "Galaxy Apps". Apparently, the purpose of the app is to keep the pre-installed junk that cannot be ...
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Two-finger swipe 'breaks' heads-up notifications on Lollipop?

I have a Nexus 7 (2013) and a Moto X (2014) running Lollipop. On both of these, if I get a heads-up notification (i.e., those that show up on top of the screen when the device is unlocked) and swipe ...
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Is there a way to “mute” an alert tone that's already in the process of playing?

I've got a Samsung Galaxy S5 and have it set to play a fairly loud 15 second alert if I get a text message in the middle of the night (I'm frequently on-call). I usually wake up within the first 5 ...
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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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Automatic deletion of new mail gmail notification on android when already read online

If I get a new mail in gmail I am happy to see the notification for this. But if I had read the mail on web gmail on a desktop pc already I don't want to see a notification. Is there a setting in ...
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Completely muting notifications while leaving the ringtone on vibration

I have an LG G2. I'd like to completely mute notifications, while leaving the ringtone on vibration. I know I can set different volumes to notifications and ringtone, but the lowest the notifications ...
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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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Is this notification that keeps coming up on my phone a virus?

This notification keeps coming up, and i'm not sure if it's real or a virus, or how to stop it coming up. It says 'Android system warning! Google has found serious bugs in your Battery Module!Click on ...
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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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What is the difference between these two persistent notifications?

I use two apps which require a persistent notification: (1) the Pebble Smartwatch app, and Tasker. When I pull down the notification bar (see screenshot), I see both notifications. However, only the ...
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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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notification alert without unlocking screen on Lollipop

Before my phone got upgraded to lollipop, I was able see that I had a missed call,SMS text, other app notification without having to unlock my screen. Now I have to unlock my screen just to see if I ...
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How to permanently disable priority interruptions setting?

I'd like to revert to the pre-Android 5.0 Lollipop behaviour of having all notifications (including calls, messages and alerts) come through at all times. The problem is that whenever I configure the ...
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Dismissing an upcoming alarm when a Calendar notification is present

I had my Nexus 5 updated to Android 5.0 recently. I notice the following "interesting" behavior of the new notification system in Android 5.0. As you know, when there is an upcoming alarm the stock ...
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Android 5.0 download notification hidden forever

I've got a Nexus 4 and have been looking forward to update to Android 5.0 Lollipop, so I installed MultiROM and set a secondary ROM for that. While playing with the notification control in Settings, I ...
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How can I get heads-up notifications for WhatsApp?

I really love the new heads-up notifications in Lollipop because they look much cleaner now, but it's really weird some apps use them or not. I would really want them to work with WhatsApp, but I ...
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Delay notifications

I'm looking for a way to delay notifications on a per-app-basis to a specific time threshold. For example, I don't want to get gmail notifications more than hourly. I don't want text message ...
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Notification light in silent mode on Lollipop

With Android 4.4 on my Nexus 5, when I set the notification volume to 0, the notification LED would still pulse when receiving a notififaction. This is the setting I usually want. Now, with 5.0, I ...
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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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Permitting alarm clock interruption

Recently upgraded my Nexus 5 for Lollipop. I am having a bit of trouble understanding how "interruptions" work. It appears that setting Interruptions to None (using the volume control to bring up the ...
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Android Lollipop with Nexus 5 - Proximity & Notification Bar

I've updated my non-rooted, Nexus 5 with an OTA update to Android 5.0 Lollipop and since then I have noticed quite a few things. I am not sure if those are bugs or not. The Proximity Sensor does not ...
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Sensitive option is missing on App Notifications

Nexus 5, Android 5. According to this article on LifeHacker, I am supposed to see a "Sensitive" option like below, but I don't, for any app. I have a lock screen pattern. All lock screen ...
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How to get rid of OTA software update notification?

I upgraded my Nexus 4 to Lollipop a few days ago but I don't like it. I'll leave out my reasons because they're not relevant here. I wiped my phone and installed a clean stock 4.2.2 version instead. ...
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Persistent Notification for Calendar Events

The Google Calendar app recently updated to the new Material Design look. I've noticed that notifications have changed in a way that I do not like. When a calendar event comes due, it appears as a ...
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No previous song button in Lollipop?

I've just updated to Android 5.0 and it has already showed that I need some time to get used to the new layouts and such. That's not really the issue though. The thing that I couldn't wrap my head ...
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Cant click on heads up notifications on Lollipop Nexus 5 [duplicate]

I installed android lollipop from the factory images on googles website. I dont know if its supposed to be like this but i think not. I cant click on the options in the notifications be it to answer ...
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How to prevent removing notifications from the lock screen in Android L?

I can remove notifications on the lock screen without unlocking. How can I disable this?
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Suppress Class 0 Flash SMS, show as notification or redirect to inbox

My mobile operator sends Flash SMS (Class 0) about remaining balance (prepaid) after every SMS, call and data session. The messages are helpful reminders but I really don't like the fact that they ...
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Cannot download apps over mobile data

I am using Samsung Tab S. My device cannot download any apps from the Play Store when I use my data plan, but it is working when I'm using WiFi. I also did not receive any notification for FB, insta, ...
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how to get xperia m by default notification tone

I've galaxy grand neo. I like a notification tone of xperia m. So how I will get the tone? Already I've tried so much to download the notification from web but I didn't get.
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How can I set different notifications sounds for different WhatsApp groups?

How can I set different notification sounds for different WhatsApp groups? I can set different notification sounds for different contacts individually, but I want to know whether I can set different ...
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How works exactly the option disable App notifications

Some Apps like Facebook also when aren't used slow down the device because of their associated autostart tasks. In android settings in Apps section there is the option to enable or disable the ...
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How do I disable the triple vibrate of Viber?

When I get a notification in Viber it vibrates three times, as well as playing the sound. How do I stop it from vibrating three times!? I saw the question about receiving multiple notifications but ...
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Gmail notification on my Samsung Galaxy 3

The Gmail "envelope" notified me when and number of emails I had. Now I have to go in to Gmail to see if I have mail. How to fix?
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How do I hide the preview text on WhatsApp notifications on HTC ONE M8 lock screen?

WhatsApp on iOS can do it from inside the app, so that I'm only notified who texted me without a preview of what they wrote. How can I do it on Android?
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Can I turn off all “Notification” of all apps, services in Android phone?

I found tips to improve battery in this link: http://www.gottabemobile.com/2012/10/30/hurricane-sandy-crisis-map-puts-shelters-storm-info-alerts-power-outages-on-mobile/ In this link - author said we ...
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How to turn off notifications from Facebook Messenger on Android Gingerbread?

All the instructions on the web for disabling messenger notifications are for Androids 4.0 and higher. I just don't have "show notifications" box which to uncheck in the app menu on my Gingerbread ...
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I get a notification every day that says “ Couldn't send attachments Photo's”

When I click on the notification it opens gmail. I am not trying to send any thing, I have made sure my outbox and drafts are empty. Is some other program trying to send out my pictures? How do I stop ...
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Change the notification sound in the new Inbox by Gmail

I looked for a way to change the default notification sound for new e-mails in Inbox but could not find the setting. In the Gmail app I could change the sound. Does anyone know how to change it or ...
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Huawei Honor 6 Viber Notifications are not working

I'm not receiving Viber notifications on my Huawei Honor 6 Viber. Notifications from other apps (like WhatsApp) are working, though. How do I fix my Viber notifications?
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Avoid Google Hangout notifications on phone while chatting on laptop

Hangout notifications on my phone are fine when someone starts up a conversation with me. But once I start chatting to them on the computer, I still get a (loud) notification tone on my phone every ...
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how to replace gmail with the new inbox by gmail

I've got an invite to the new inbox by gmail service. I downloaded the app, but I can't seem to make it the default mailing app on the phone. (when I receive new emails, I get system notifications ...
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Can I display missed call notifications on my lock screen without showing the number?

I have a Samsung Duos GT-S7582 phone which shows the missed call alert with contact number on the lock screen. For my privacy I don't want to have that. Is there a way to show only the missed call ...
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No notification sound, even though enabled

My phone doesn't play the notification sound (only vibration) for any app. This is particularly annoying when I get an SMS as I never notice when I get a message. It appears that all notification ...