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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Silencing a Whatsapp group

I would like to stop receiving new message notifications from a certain Whatsapp group. Is it possible? Clarifications: I don't want to leave the group. I don't want to turn off all Whatsapp ...
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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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Making SMS sound and other notifications play in speaker with headphones inserted

I would like to be able to go to sleep with headphones plugged into my S4 so that I can listen to podcasts, but then there is the problem that I don't hear SMS messages or calls during the night, ...
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whatsapp muted group- shows up in notification bar

i use a Samsung GalaxyNote 3- I have a group on whatsapp which I have muted- but it still shows up in the notification bar (when messages are received on that group). Is there a way to show only ...
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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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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 can I make a selected calendar notification behave like an alarm, that is, audible even on silent mode?

I keep my phone on silent most of the time but would like audible reminders for critical calendar reminders. Short of silencing everything else manually, is there a way to acheive this?
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How to recall or review WEA Alerts e.g. Amber Alerts?

The Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system sends warnings for weather and other emergencies. On my AT&T Moto X, the alert is a super loud sound and an alert box with an OK button. Once you push OK, ...
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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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Birthday reminders in my phone start 12 hours prior for birthdays stored in Gmail contacts

I store birthdays in my Gmail contacts. I have HTC One X with Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5. I have synced my calendars with Gmail contacts and all the birthdays are visible in my calendar app on Android. ...
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How do I disable Instagram notifications?

How do I disable push notifications for Instagram? As much as possible, I don't want apps to do any push notifications (except for MMS).
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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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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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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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Why did ChatOn update notification appear in Galaxy S2 airplane mode?

I got ChatOn Update v.3.5 in notification area appeared while my S2 phone was in airplane mode though I have ChatOn uninstalled and disabled.
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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 remove/hide the Skype Status notification?

Skype, like many applications, uses a persistent notification to keep from getting killed by the process manager. Usually, I would just hide this notification by going to the app's "App Info" screen ...
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How to preview specific folder in email notification?

I have a Note 2 with Android 4.1.1 plus updates. I really like the built-in email client and I use it with my Gmail account as an exchange service. Even push mail works great with it. However, I am ...
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4.3 Lockscreen: How to drag on a lockscreen notification to go to that app?

I have a Samsung Note II. It used to be Android 4.2, and on the lockscreen, if I got a notification of an SMS, I could drag on that notification itself to unlock the phone and go straight to the SMS ...
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How do I get push notifications of a specific user on Twitter?

I heard someone mentioning you can be notified when a specific Tweeter start tweeting...but I haven't been able to find a tool that does this. What is the way to do this without following them? OS: ...
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Disabling “Show notifications” isn't always working

This scenario happens specifically on an unrooted/original SGS4 4.3 with the Glovebox app. See screenshots. I haven't encountered such a problem up until now. Any idea why the notification is show ...
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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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Is it possible to show ongoing notifications under regular notifications?

On my Galaxy S3 (4.0.4) when I drag the notifications bar down to see the list of the notifications, the ongoing ones (e.g. wifi) are always on the top and the regular ones (e.g. gmail) are the at the ...
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Android shows missed calls even after open

My phone shows the missed calls on the app icon even after I check and delete them from log. I did restart / battery off several times but it still hanging there!! Phone Samsung Galaxy S Duos Android ...
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How do I disable the “Select input method” Notification?

I don't know if this is standard ICS behavior or if it's due to my Cyanogenmod based ROM, but every time I open the soft keyboard by clicking on a text box/area a notification appears in the ...
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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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How to Clear notifications once and not be bothered/repeated again?

Simple yet annoying behaviour of Android (Galaxy S3) Notifications appear for many apps (email, games, messages etc.,) but once I view them (by a slide down, not by opening/responding to each of ...
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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 can I toggle email notification setting on/off?

I use my phone for emergency notification of critical systems 24/7. So when I sleep, I can't just put my phone on "Silent", I must mute only my eMail notification (which I do need on when I'm not ...
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Disable sound alerts for new emails

I have a Samsung Duos GT-S7562, running Android 4.0.4. I have set up two email accounts on my device: Gmail and YahooMail. I want to stop the alert sound it plays each time I get an email. How do I ...
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How to open read notifications?

I got a notification which was shown in my notification bar on my Google Nexus 5. As soon as I clicked on the notification an app opened and the notification has been removed from my toolbar. With the ...
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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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Orphaned media files (alarm sounds etc); exist but not present in media database?

On my SGS3 (running CM 10.1.3) I have a very odd problem where audio files have gone missed from the media database, although the file is obviously still on the phone (and I can't find it with ES ...
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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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Calendar read aloud feature

How can I make the Calendar read out its notifications and reminders out-loud? 3rd-party apps would be acceptable too.
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Turn off the voice notification for emails on GALAXY S4?

So I tried to figure this issue out for my boss and ended up stumped, decided to call Verizon for some assistance however, due to lack of "official literature" (?) the tech was unable to assist me in ...
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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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How can I increase the size of the notification bar?

My mom recently got a nexus 5, and she really likes it, but she has moderately bad vision and so she can't see the icons in the notification bar (so she doesn't know when she gets a notification). Can ...
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“Sending Failed” message constantly appears

apologies if this has been posted/answered already - I can't see it so far. Whenever I switch my phone back on, I'm presented with 2 "Sending Failed" dialog boxes from 2 emails that I've sent in the ...
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How to get Gmail new message notifications without having to sync?

How can I get Gmail new message notifications without having to sync an account with my Android phone? I thought there may be a way by either : going through XMPP somehow configuring Gmail to ...
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PHone and Messaging icons do not show unread message notification or missed call in 4.04

I get the sound notification and it shows up in the notification bar, but nothing shows up on the Icon itself for new unread emails or missed phone calls or unread messages. They do show up on the ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 calendar Notifications crash rush limbaugh app

I have the latest OS, I think its Jelly Bean (Andrioid version 4.1.2) and every time I get a notification pop-up (calendar) it crashes Rush. Obviously Rush is more important that any stupid ...
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sound alarm from terminal emulator

For my purposes, I want to create a simple bash script, that will notify me when appropriate conditions will meet. Is there a way to make a sound alert from Android Terminal Emulator? I'm running ...
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How can I get both sound and vibration at the same time on my Samsung S4?

Need some help. I must have pressed something on the settings on my Samsung S4 because when I receive a chat or SMS the phone doesn't vibrate unless I turn off the sound. So right now I have to ...
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Nonstop push notifications on recently updated Samsung Galaxy S3

My phone received and installed an OTA update this weekend, to Android version 4.3 Now everytime my phone connects to the internet or I go to use the internet, I get this large list of push ...
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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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Lockscreen rolling notifications like iPhone

I like everything about my new Samsung Note 3. It is a superior device in almost every respect to my previous phone the iPhone 5. But, I have one issue that I have not yet resolved. I cannot get the ...
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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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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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Samsung Galaxy s3 still vibrating when getting notification, even though I'm on silent mode

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300. When I put it on silent mode, when I get a notification from Facebook, Facebook Messenger and GMail, or any other notification, it's still vibrating. This is very ...