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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How to disable the Lollipop notification popups while in a game?

I know there are fixes for a rooted device with Android 5.0+ to stop the notification popups for like text messages and apps like facebook. These I've found tend to be perminant and not so easy to do ...
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Handling Notifications - Vibrations / Screen / Tones?

My HTC One seems to vibrate for every damn notification that comes on. When it does this, the screen does not come on and there's no sound. I know how to turn notifications off, but I"m trying to ...
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Google App “search pending” notification stuck on Marshmallow

"1 search pending" notification from Google App is stuck on my Marshmallow phone since yesterday. Based on other answered questions about stuck notifications, I tried: To Cancel the pending search ...
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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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What app/skin is this pop up from?

This looks like a Samsung theme but i'm not sure and like the look of it. What app or theme is this pop up notification from?
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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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Is there a way to get notify when mobile network is unreacheable?

Sometimes mobile network (cellular network) is unavailable for my phone and I won't be informed about call attempts and SMSes. Is there a way or application that notify me (by notification, vibration, ...
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How can I know which app is giving me notification sounds?

I've removed the permission for almost every app to show me notifications on the status bar but now that led me to a situation in that a lot of times during the day there will be a notification sound (...
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GCM Notification not received in android mobile

I am facing problem with gcm notification. for some mobile Privacy app blocked my app notification but i am getting notification for other apps. anyone have idea hot to allow notification with ...
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How to get rid of performance suggestion on Samsung Devices

How do I get rid of this really annoying performance suggestion that pops up probably 50 times a day?
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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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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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How to mute smart manager notification sound?

I think what smartmanager is doing is useful. But, the unnecessarily annoying notification sound needlessly requiring attention from us, was an obnoxiuosly bad decision of samsung... I only allow ...
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Netflix keeps disappearing from the status/notification bar (S5)

I use the Netflix app on my phone to stream to chromecast. Ever since the update, Netflix doesn't stay open in the drag down status/notification bar so I can pause the show I'm watching, etc. The ...
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Receive notification only once?

When I receive an email, I get a notification on all of my 5 devices. Is it possible to receive the notification only once (on the device that receives the information first)? Does an app for this ...
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How To Change Default “Do Not Disturb” To Priority Only

I've experimented and looked all over for a solution to this, but it doesn't seem like anyone has wanted to do it yet. I'm running Android 6.0 Marshmellow on a Droid Turbo 2. When I use the volume ...
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How to set custom notification sound on Skype on Android

I believe the question is pretty self explanatory but I'll repeat myself regardless. Is there a way I can change the notification sound on Skype, on Android, from the default one? With or without the ...
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Chinese writing pops up as 'notification' grey bar after installing an apk [duplicate]

I recently installed a 3rd party APK and now I randomly get a notification, as shown in the screenshot periodically. I have ran some virus scans on the phone and it seems to be clean. I have also ...
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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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Most frequently used contact is muted but mute isn't checked, how to unmute/demute?

I mainly use my phone to contact one person. Recently the contact's texts got muted so no notification sounds. In the conversation view the little mute icon shows but in the menu the mute option is ...
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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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no alert tone when receiving a message

I have Samsung galaxy s duos 2 GT-S7582. my problem is that, everytime I receive a txt message, I don't hear any alert. ive already checked all the notification settings and all of it were turned on..
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Why are heads up notifications not showing after an update in Samsung Galaxy E7?

I've recently updated my Samsung device to Android 5.1.1 lollipop and as I have been playing around with it I noticed that I wasn't getting any heads up notifications. Is there a certain option to ...
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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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Why don't see notifications on 5.0.2 Android update for Sony Z3 Compact

Just updated to latest 5.0.2 Android on my Z3 compact, but noticed I cannot see any notifications for any apps on the lock screen. I have tried all settings (show all, not show sensitive etc.) for "...
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What's this persistent Camera-app notification in Android 6.0?

I've been using my Nexus 5X for about a week now, but this morning was the first time I noticed the following notification: Backstory: I snapped a few photos this morning (w/ default camera app). ...
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Notification sound is too loud when listening to music with a headset

I'm using a Galaxy S6. When I'm listening to music with my headphones plugged in, notifications come through startlingly loud. I checked my sound settings, and I have the volume for notifications ...
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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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Prepaid balance report update message

I have a prepaid connection, and at the end of a phone call or data session I get a message that looks like this: Screenshot (click to enlarge) My question is: What is the technical definition of ...
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No WhatsApp notification on Xperia S after updating to JellyBean

I have Xperia S running Android ICS, and the notifications of a new message of WhatsApp appeared in the top notification panel showing an icon of WhatsApp. I received an update to JellyBean and after ...
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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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Play Music while recording Video

May be the most stupid question, but I am unable to figure out how to record video while playing music in my Samsung S6 Edge (6.0.1). I want to capture Music played from phone with the video I record. ...
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How to disable the notification badge on Facebook on Sony Xperia?

I have Sony Xperia. I hope to disable all attention grabbing behaviour on my phone, and after disabling notifications from most annoying apps, the only thing left is the notification badge (red number)...
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How to customize Facebook chat notification sound?

Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app often plays the same sound for new incoming chat message - this is the system notification sound. That makes me confused facebook chat with other ...
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How do I disable regular Android notifications from Google asking to verify my phone number?

This has started happening recently. It seems like I am getting at least one notification every day or two now on my Android phone from Google saying: **Verify your phone number** Google can warn ...
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Get notifications from Inbox mobile app for reminders, but not emails?

This question applies to the Google Inbox mobile app. I do not want notifications for random incoming emails as I'm trying to only check email twice a day. I do want notifications for reminders, as ...
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Stop notification of whats app messages when other application is running updated to Lolipop 5.1?

Hi i am using Samsung Galaxy E7 and upgraded the os to lolipop and now what issue i am facing is. whenever i am seeing and image or using calculator, and suppose i get whats app message then the ...
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Samsung s7 edge message “previous setting restored”

I keep getting a little notification pop up (a grey oval) that lasts about a second and says "previous settings restored" . It makes the phone vibrate and beep. It is causing annoyance and I would ...
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Android notification screen upon swipe down

Can someone tell me what the number is an indication for under the time on the notification screen? See the screenshot attached with arrows pointing to the number.
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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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Block heads-up/peeking notifications when certain app is in foreground

Ordinarily I love the peeking notifications in Marshmallow. They're really useful 95% of the time, and save me a lot of pulling down the notification shade. But when a real-time game is in the ...
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Workaround for lack of “hide sensitive content” setting for lockscreen notifications in CyanogenMod 13?

I have recently installed CyanogenMod 13 on an Android One phone (i.e. the 'sprout' version of CM). I installed the release version. In the notification settings, under "when locked", I was ...
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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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Google Play Music frequently flashing in notification bar and notification tray

Recently, Google issued an update for Google Play Music. Now, I frequently see the Google Play Music icon briefly appearing in the Android notification bar (aka status bar). It will appear for about ...
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Can I receive text messages when mobile data turned off

If I have my mobile data function turned off, will I be able to receive text messages? If so, how can I retrieve them?
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Gmail app doesn't sync email at all when on Mobile Data

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and I love the new Gmail app. Works awesome. My only problem is that it doesn't sync emails (I don't receive any new notifications when new emails arrive, I have to manually ...
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How to prevent notification sounds when I am *using* the phone?

I wish to not hear notification sounds when I am using the phone. When I am reading an e-book, or news article and the notification sound disrupts the process. I would like to hear the notification ...
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Notification email count instead of content

Subsequent email notifications state the number of unread emails instead of the content of each subsequent email. I use Outlook for email. So the first email will state who it is from and some content....
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Repeat notifications

I have a Samsung Galaxy gs4. When I recieve a text or email I get a notification. If I do not read the text or email , the phone continues to send notifications. How do I get rid of the multiple ...
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Do not mute Sound on incoming notification - Android, YouTube

Is there an option to manage sound notification behaviour on a Android phone? Description: In the morning, I do watch YouTube lectures, but every minute or so I do receive Slack message, that mute ...