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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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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Disabled app notifications getting automatically re-enabled

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.3. There's an app I use frequently, but don't want notifications from. Under "App info" I unchecked "Show notifications", and initially this does dismiss ...
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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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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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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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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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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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music player and notifications isn't showing after installing lollipo(galaxy s5)

So the problem is after installing Lollipop on My samsung Galaxy S5 my notifications went missing. My music player when active and screen is locked is missing. So maybe someone can help me get music ...
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Status bar notifications on android 5 lockscreen

Is there any way to get KitKat like behaviour for notifications on lockscreen... I.e not displaying list of notifications (either with or without "sensitive" data), but showing icons for notifications ...
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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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Create notification when bluetooth data is received: Hard to code? [closed]

I am currently working on an arduino project that connects to my phone using a bluetooth module. On the arduino I have various diagnostic sensors hooked up to it. When the sensors "sense an error," I ...
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Can I get Android to not expand the top notification?

I've had Android 4.4 (on a HTC One) for a while now. And it never automatically expanded notifications. A short while ago I accidentally expanded one of the notifications, and at that point the system ...
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Notification numbers for a lot of apps don't show up?

We recently switched from iPhone to Android and on both of our Samsung phones, apps that we have notifications for (Facebook, Skype, etc.) do not have a number next to the icon showing how many ...
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Turn off vibration notification for ALL apps at once

In my stock, unrooted Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4, if I uncheck the feature Vibrate when ringing under Sound Settings, it only turns off vibration for Calls. This does not turn off vibration notification ...
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How do I set my texts to vibrate differently from other notifications?

So I switched from iPhone (4s) to Android (Galaxy S5) recently and I love everything except the sound settings. With my iPhone, I could set the phone to vibrate once for emails, twice for texts, and a ...
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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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How to hide Gmail address on Lollipop's lockscreen notifications?

I have a Moto G (2nd Generation) with Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) which I updated to last night. How does one hide or keep one's private Gmail address from appearing in Gmail lockscreen notifications? ...
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How to define a custom sound for Whatsapp?

When receiving mails or a whatsapp message, the same sound notification is played. I want to be able to tell those events apart and would like to define custom sounds. How can I achieve this? I ...
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Disable “Enjoy your app!” popup

Every now and then, after installing or updating an app from the Play Store, a popup with the following text appears: Enjoy your app! If you ever forget your password, we can help you restore ...
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How can i change text vibration on my Galaxy S3?

I want to change sms vibrations on my Galaxy S3 but I can only change it for incoming calls. Can someone tell how to change notification vibrations for sms on my Samsung Galaxy S3? Thank you in ...
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Any way to set lockscreen notifications on AT&T LG G3 Lollipop?

AT&T appears to have completely disabled the lockscreen notification settings in their LG G3 Lollipop update. Anyone know of any way to change which notifications are shown, which are sensitive, ...
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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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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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galaxy s3 mini - notifcation sounds -how to turn off.

I have the default notification sounds set to silent but every few minutes a bell sounds. Does anyone know what is causing it?
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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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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 can I disable voicemail notifications?

I have a prepaid T-Mobile line that I use for development purposes only. I do not really use it for calls. However, some 800-number company has been calling me constantly (which I have already added ...
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“Please select a keyboard layout” notification on wake?

I have an RCA brand tablet that came with its own physical keyboard. Whenever I connect this keyboard or turn on the screen while the keyboard is connected, I get this notification: If I click on ...
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How can I get rid of the low disk space notification?

The low disk space notification frequently comes up. I can't get rid of it; the clear button doesn't clear it, and neither does tapping it. It's just taking up space. How can I get rid of it? I've ...
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How can I decrease the ringtone/notification volume on my Oppo Find 7?

I recently got this device and so far ColorOS is virtually indistinguishable from stock Android. The only problem is that the ringer and notification sound are insanely loud, even on the very lowest ...
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Galaxy S3 - email notifications not working for emails going to subfolders

I have set up my GS3 to receive my work emails from Outlook exchange server all works fine, I found the subfolders, (not as easy as you would hope) I am using the defaul email app ( our security ...
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Does the ICS Email app allow you to get notifications on folders other than inbox?

I have set on a IMAP account on my ICS android. I have some of the mails filtered to go to different folders. Is it possible to receive notifications the other folders? It is annoying, when I read ...
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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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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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galaxy s5 random sounds that comes when media sound is up

I keep getting a random notification type noise. I am unconvinced on what the noise is from. my belief is that it comes from my wifi kicking in and out with the arrows. I have gone mad with the noise. ...
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tts or some other notification sounds not playing at right time when screen is off

tts stops reading the next paragraph when screen is off , notification sounds from some apps don't play while screen is off. But when I turn on the screen it starts playing again, even if I don't ...
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Android Gmail not syncing anymore(

I'm using a 2014 Moto X on Verizon Wireless with Android 5.0. Everything was working okay until all I noticed that I'm no longer getting Gmail notifications anymore. I tried following : Gmail won't ...
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Voicemail Notification Stuck

I'm on T-Mobile, running Android 4.1.2 on Samsung Galaxy S2. I have had this voicemail notification stuck on my home screen for the past two days. I can't swipe it off the notification screen (can't ...
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How Do I Turn Off Google Now Card Notifications?

How do I turn off Google Card notifications? Let's say I search for an address - Google will then show me a card in the notification area with driving directions to that location. I don't want the ...
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No text message notifications on Android 4.4.2

I just upgraded my Note 2 with 4.4.2, and since then I stop receiving notifications from text messages, voice mails and emails. I do not see the LED blinking on any text messages or voice messages. ...
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How can I customize which Gmail notifications are shown in the notification bar?

I receive dozen of useless newsletters everyday from my school, at the same time the same addresses may send a few important e-mails that I need to read ASAP. How can I setup the Gmail client and the ...
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How can I remove the notification header in Android 4.3? (Big hour, date, clear all button, notification/quick setting switch)

As shown in below screenshot: is there a way to remove the notification header, or at least replace it with a transparent image, on Android 4.3? Screenshot (click for larger variant)
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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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Hide the number of unread messages on any app icon

I have an android smartphone ( Galaxy 3 ). I have turned off any notification from whatsapp, facebook , twitter, etc However i can still see the number of unread messages and notifications while ...
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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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Google Inbox on Android. Any way to receive a notification for each new message in a conversation?

If I have a conversation with unread messages, I get no new notifications for new messages in the conversation. Is there a way to get these notifications?
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No Longer Receiving Message Notifications on Lock Screen

I have a SG3 recently updated to Jelly Bean 4.3. When the update ran, I received message previews on the lock screen, accessed them without trouble, and enjoyed the feature. In the last 24-36 hours, ...
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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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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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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 ...