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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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 ...
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How do I reinstate the little number circle onto the yellow text message envelope icon please?

I want to reinstate the little Number Circle that (use to) appear on the yellow text message envelope as its completely disappeared from my Samsung G4, which is annoying!? I receive audible ...
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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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“Brendon's url” and Chinese apps on home screen. Is it a virus? How do I fix it?

My tab was charging when I noticed there were notifications in Chinese and unknown home screen shortcuts created. Some were named "Brendon's URL" and the others were in Chinese. The notifications were ...
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Can not display sender messages on my android phone

I recently bought a Xolo Q900S mobile phone. One of my friend sent a message to me but it doesn't display it in Messaging but it displays outgoing messages i.e. incoming messages are not shown. Any ...
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The tablet always turns the screen when a notification arrives

I have a ME301T or Memo Pad 10 has Android 4.2.1 When my tablet has the screen off and a notification arrives the screen turns on always.
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S5 automatic notifications

My S5 device is automatically connecting to the wifi in range, receiving notifications (such as what's up, facebook etc...) then turning wifi off. Wifi timer is always disabled. Any solution please?
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How to disable Android Wear's “Listening via TCP” notification?

I don't have an Android Wear, but I always get a notification from the Google Play Services app with this content: Android Wear Listening via TCP on 127.0.0.1:5601 I want to disable this ...
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Calendar Plays Wrong Sound

I have set the sound in both Personalize->Sound->Notification Sounds->Calendar and Calendar->Menu->Settings->Select Notification to the same sound, but Calendar refuses to play the ...
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While setting notfication, i cant see all the list of stock(factory) tones

Jelly Bean 4.2.2 on my mobile shows only 2 notification tones. 1 is a Default tone & the other is none. The default tone is defaulted to 1 tone from among the stock tones. How can i see all the ...
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How to dismiss an anoying “Queued” notification in android 4.4?

Since this morning there is a new notification in my notification bar. The title is "Queue" and there is a progress bar under it that never stops moving. The only information that I see is this text ...
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“Device management downloading” notification: why and how to get rid of it?

I see "Device management downloading" notification. It appeared when I was not using the phone: why did it appear and how can I prevent it from appearing again? I don't want to update my phone's OS. ...
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How to turn off sound for Google+ notifications?

How do I turn off audio notifications for Google+ (mail and groups) on a Samsung Galaxy Note 3?
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phone whilstles or bell rings: sounds on Samsung Galaxy S3

I have two very basic questions about my Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. In its default configuration: Every now and then the phone whistles. (a) What does this mean? (b) How do I change this or turn it ...
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Dismiss voicemail notification when you can't call voicemail

I have gotten a notification that I have 1 new voice message. However, I am in a different country right now and would rather not pay an exorbitant amount of money to call my voicemail just to dismiss ...
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LED Light in Android in Do not disturb mode

How do I turn the led and keep it on in do not disturb mode as well as when the phone is powered on and turned on.
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Silence notifications but not calls

During my night time, I would like to silence all app notifications, including text messages, emails and news alerts. On the other hands, I do not want to silence calls. This is because calls after ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 doesn't show SMS notification

I need help with a problem in a Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.3. I can't receive SMS notification when a SMS is sent to my mobile phone. Every time I have to open the application to check if ...