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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Turn off email notifications (not Gmail)

I have been getting email notifications from Gmail and the default email app on my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. I only want to use Gmail but, when I go to uncheck "show notifications" for the default email ...
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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 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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App notifications block setting not set after phone restart

I updated my Sony Xperia Z1's Android to Lollipop a few days ago, and just noticed that the applications having their notifications blocked reset back when my phone is restarted. The Priority and ...
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Push notifications for Google Hangouts unreliable on WiFi

I just got a Moto E and am attempting to use Hangouts as both my chat client and my SMS client. This works well except for the fact that it is unreliable about receiving push notifications. The ...
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Will Android kill a Service if I uncheck “Show notification” option on Settings?

I was just wondering: will Android kill a Service (that uses persistent notification to keep itself alive) if I uncheck "Show notifications" on app settings? I am running Lollipop 5.1.
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“Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes.” notification on Samsung device

I have a new Samsung Galaxy A3 that keeps on giving me a security notice saying Unauthorized actions have been detected. Restart your phone to undo any unauthorized changes. How do I stop ...
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changed my 'message centre' number and now sms will not send.?

S2 galaxy note. I changed my 'message centre' number in 'message settings' and now sms will not send.? also, Searching for WHY MOST address book contacts do not show an icon for incoming sms…? ...
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Can I turn off Google/Google+ notifications on Samsung Galaxy S3?

I know you can turn off notifications from the native email client, but is there a way to turn them off for Gmail, Google+, and other Google apps? I have my Google account set up on my phone, which is ...
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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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WiFi ICON is gray on my kitkat ONLY at home and ONLY with a specific device [duplicate]

I have noticed that when I'm at home, the WiFi icon is always gray, so I cab still have access to the internet but notifications from apps like whatsapp, Facebook, etc doesn't, work. When I connect to ...
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How does whatsapp constantly run in background? [closed]

According to anwswer to this question, whatsapp uses service to constantly check for new messages and notify user: How is WhatsApp able to receive messages when not in use? But in Android, a service ...
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turning off email preview on lock screen after update

Galaxy S4 just updated to latest Android and now my email is previewed on my lock screen. Any way to turn this off? I'm using Gmail. Thanks
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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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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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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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Notifications not showing

With the new updates, I can't see any of my notifications on the lock screen. I have to unlock my phone to see anything. It's so inconvienent. How can I change it back or fix it or something???
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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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galaxy note 4 settings for sound and notification

Just got lollipop 5.0 for my galaxy note 4. Now I can't get into settings / sound and notification. I get a message saying that settings has shut down. All other settings features are working. Anyone ...
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Instagram keeps sending me text messages

I turned off all my push notifications, and I still keep getting text from Instagram, e.g. when someone liked my photos or left a message. But I also keep receiving txt messages from Instagram telling ...
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heads up notification [duplicate]

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 down on it with 2 fingers, it 'breaks' further heads-up notifications: I can't ...
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No notifications while playing games

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and while I am playing games it doesn't give me text or voice messages, I have checked my notifications and it is allowing notifications. Another problem is sometimes I ...
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Android 5.0 Disable Heads Up

How can I disable the heads up for Android lollipop. Revert to the way kitkat and below If it is possible then my second question is how can I disable heads up for notifications and enable it when I ...
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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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Default email app's notification is disabled on Samsung Galaxy S4

In my Samsung Galaxy S4, under Applications Manager, the email app has its notifications turned off by default. This is stopping me from knowing when any of my emails come in. How can I turn this ...
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New lollipop update stops me from seeing txt icon in top left

Now you can no longer see if you have txt's unless you swipe up, login and then the notification icon appears in the top bar. Is there a way around this so just the icon (no message) is on the lock ...
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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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Trigger actions on notification received with IFTTT

IFTTT has a notifications channel but unfortunately it does not contain any triggers. Is there any other way to perform an action when a notification is received? Is there any IFTTT service that can ...
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Send a SMS for every Android notification (goal: get notifications on Garmin Edge 1000)

I am wondering if there is a way, or an app, to send a SMS for every notification the Android phone is getting. My goal is to try to find a way to send all the Android notifications to my Garmin Edge ...
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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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False “low on space” (internal storage) warning on HTC Incredible

A while ago, I posted another question here when I had plenty of free internal storage but was getting the following warning: Low on space: Phone storage space is getting low. The problem was ...
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Lollipop (sony experia Z3 compact) - disable mobile data notification

I just recently upgraded to lollipop. One thing that is annoying, is with notifications. Most of the time I have mobile data disabled, because in most places I can connect to wifi (when I need ...
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How to view entire messages in the notification drawer?

I've received some security notifications, but I can't seem to figure out how to view the entire thing. See the huge image below: They do not scroll, I cannot pinch-zoom or drag them to reveal more ...
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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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How to dismiss Heads-up Notifications quickly without clearing them from notification bar?

In Lollipop, apps are able to use Heads-up Notifications over other apps. Sometimes it is useful and sometimes it pisses me off (especially during gaming). I can always swipe them away, but it clears ...
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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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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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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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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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Increasing notification text length limit

Is there a way to increase notification text length limit? I'm using Android 5.0.2 and I would like to read the whole message on the lock screen through the new heads up notification feature. I tried ...
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Disable badges on android 4.1.2

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 with Android 4.1.2. When I get notifications in SMS or from Facebook I see a red notification on the application icon on my phone desktop (I understand they're called ...
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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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5.0.2 HTC M7 notifications

Can't figure out why I'm only receiving one notification at a time. When the first notification is deleted then I'll receive a new one. Previously I would have many notifications listed, twitter, ...
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Be notified of an update to an app that is not installed

Is there any way to receive an update/new version released notification from the Play Store for an app that is not installed in my phone? I'm using 4.3 on a Nexus 4.
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How can I be notified of updates for apps that I do not have installed? [duplicate]

What is the best way to be notified of an apps' update that is not installed on my phone? Is there a site place such as the Play store, Playboard, Aptoide or elsewhere that I can get an rss feed, ...
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Missed call notification shown even in auto rejecting or deliberate rejection?

I have a Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 tablet which is updated to the latest version of Android (4.2.2) using the following official ROM from SAMMOBILE. My problem is even when I deliberately reject ...
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How can I turn off the notification for the power plug connection?

My Samsung Galaxy S3 with Android 4.1 plays a sound every time I connect it to the power plug. Is there a way to turn that off without affecting all other notifications?
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No notification of new email received on SGN4 lock screen

Can anyone please advise on how to activate a function that will allow me to view lock screen notifications when an email is received just as I can with missed calls and sms messages etc. The only way ...
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Apps suddently stopped sending notifications on my Nexus 7 (2013) running Lolypop 5.0.2

I have noticed that some apps (not all but a select few like Quizbattle and Wordfeud) have stopped sending notifications. I have checked under App Info that notifications indeed is enabled, and other ...
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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 ...