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Cyanogenmod - What is “Notification mode”?

I think I'm misunderstanding the profiles options in Cyanogenmod regarding notifications. Here's what I'm trying to do: I would like all notifications to pop in the status bar, but only the phone and ...
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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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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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Cant click on heads up notifications on Lollipop Nexus 5

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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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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How do I disable/change the NFC sounds?

I love the NFC functionality of my LG L5, but the sounds are too annoying. Is there a way to customize or disable the sounds that are played whenever a tag was read?
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I don't see the App Notification > Sensitive option

Nexus 5, Android 5. According to this article, http://www.lifehacker.co.uk/2014/11/18/20-hidden-android-lollipop-tips-tricks, I am supposed to see a "Sensitive" option like below but I don't for any ...
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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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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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sony xperia z1 whatsapp sound notification problem

Hi I have the following problem. I get whatsapp notification on the top of my screen when receiving new whatsapp message but I dont want any sound with it. I tried to look in whatsapp settings - ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to make the Gingerbread notification behave like ICS?

The ICS notification allows users to "swipe" single notifications away. I was wondering if this can be done on a rooted Gingerbread phone?
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Not recieving messages from only one WhatsApp contact

When I first met the love of my life, he insisted that we use WhatsApp to communicate. He lives in Brasil and uses WhatsApp on his Windows Phone. I'm in the United States and use WhatsApp for Android ...
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Cannot download apps

I am using Samsung Tab S. currently my device cannot download any apps at 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, ...
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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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Samsung S3 4.3 update - Cannot change notification sound?

My phone is a T branded device. It's got that AWFUL loud and NOISY notification/startup sound. It wakes the dead as well.* Back with the 4.1.2 update, I changed it to one of the stock notification ...
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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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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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Is it possible to set custom calendar notification sounds for each calendar event?

I'm trying to create a custom notification sound for a single calendar event. For example, I want to use one mp3 for my reminder to take out the garbage, another for a birthday reminder, etc. Is ...
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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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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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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 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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how do I hide the preview text on whatsapp notifications on HTC ONE M8 on lock screen?

Im whatsapp on iOS you can do it from inside the app, so that I'm only notified who texted me without preview of what this person wrote. how can I do it from my anroid?
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Todo app that syncs with Google Tasks and has notification badges?

Coming from an iPhone, one of the things I miss the most is the little red notification badges on my app icons. I don't understand why more Android apps don't have them (not even the phone!?). I ...
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Got a file named “Brendon's URL”automatically. Is it a virus? How do I fix it?

My tab was charging when I noticed there were 4 notifications and 4 home screen shortcuts created. Two were named "Brendon's URL" and the others are in Chinese. Is there anything wrong? Is it a virus? ...
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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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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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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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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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WhatsApp Settings in Samsung S3 - Where do I find it?

I use WhatsApp on my Samsung S3. Is there no setting for showing notifications on the icon (new messages received etc?)? I can't find any settings option.....can someone help? I reinstalled the app ...
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How to fix Google Play Store Update Error in Android 4.0.4?

I hope this question is not a duplicate of other related questions. In my Samsung Galaxy S duos mobile (Android 4.0.4 OS) I received frequent notification to update my software. Though I ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 hide calendar but receive reminder notifications?

I have a calendar containing only regularly recuring dates. I would like to hide this calendar or these dates from the ordinary Google calendar app and the Google calendar widget. The reminder ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Galaxy S2 Messaging: persistent badge number

I use a Galaxy S2, SPH-D710VMUB (Virgin Mobile) running Android 4.1.2 The default messaging app it comes with has this (very common) feature of showing a little red circle with the number of new text ...