Push notifications are notifications directly sent from a server to your phone using Google Cloud Messaging or similar, without an app on the phone having to run all the time to create the notification

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What is the difference between active notifications and push notifications?

I know what push notifications are. But recently, I saw the term active notifications and push notifications used interchangeably. I am confused if they mean the same thing or different things. Does ...
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Does blocking app notifications stop app from accessing internet?

On Android smartphone, we can hold finger on any notification from app and after clicking on "i" it shows option to block any further notification from the app. Say for example, I do this for gmail ...
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Push notification over my phone dosen't work in my home only

I have an android phone that doesn't notify me with any events and or updates whatever it is in my home only. while when I use the "Data Connection" over 3G or when I use any open WiFi it notify me ...
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How to show an image in notification which is coming from an app server using google cloud messaging in android

Link of image is coming from an app server but image is not shown on app in notification. How to resolve this problem? Please help me
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Only notifications from text messages are being shown

As the title says, I only get notifications from my texting application but not from everything else. A couple of examples: I use pushbullet to share a website with my phone, but I won't get the ...
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Delayed whatsapp messages

I have Greenify, PowerNap, Disable Services, and AppOps installed on my SGS6 which All I'm allowing WhatsApp to run freely. I've installed Push Notifications Fixer as well to eliminate any chance of ...
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Custom notification sound for particular Hangout keeps reverting

On my stock, unrooted Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.4.2, with Hangouts version 6.0.107278502 set as my default SMS app, I have the following settings (only giving you those I deem potentially ...
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Clear popup/push notification of an app without getting it removed from Notification drawer

I'm currently using an LG G3 with Lollipop 5.0.1. The problem I'm having is that when I'm using an app (or just doing something general on my phone) and I receive a text or similar notification a ...
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Configurating push notifications

I've been struggling for a while with push notifications. I want to configure them so I can avoid getting social networking notifications while at work. I don't want to uninstall them or log out, and ...
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Can my Samsung phone with Verison service been hacked into using my FaceBook account?

I don't always close FB when leaving.When I charged batt. & turned phone back on to find a new lock pattern & my password changed.Also my phone was attached to another account.
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private or unknown calls on call logs

I have noticed that when I receive a call from a private or unknown number, the notification does not appear on my call log list. How can I get a private or unknown number call I receive to appear on ...
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No push notifcations on LG G PAD 8.3 with android 4.4.2

I Just bought a new LG G PAD 8.3. it says it currently has Android 4.4.2 version. That's my first time with android, I have an iPhone so I'm used to see push notifications, both real time and all ...
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How to disable app notifications of a certain app? [duplicate]

How can I disable the app notifications of a certain app I installed from Google Play?
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Push Notifications not working over WiFi on Google Devices

I have 3 Android devices at home: Nexus 4 Android 5.1.1, Nexus 5 Android 5.1.1 and Lenovo Yoga 2 Android 4.4.2, all connected to my WiFi. The Nexus devices simply cannot receive Push Notifications ...
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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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Is Samsung Push Service redundant?

I would assume the Android OS would handle Push Notifications for applications, since some phones are not Samsung phones. Can I safely disable this push service, and still get push notifications from ...
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Why do apps like WhatsApp, Facebook run background services in android even though their apps on iOS without backgroung services

What is the reason for apps like WhatsApp running background services in andrioid even though in iOS they work smoothly without any background service
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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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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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What's the point of Airdroid's “Find phone” feature if phone is not on the same network

I started using Airdroid today and was perplexed by how its "Find phone" feature works. As far as I can tell, my web Airdroid and my phone Airdroid are connected only when they are in the same local ...
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How do I open a used notification in Android?

Does it have someway to "re-use" the push notifications? I know that exists a way to create a shortcut to only view the used and past notifications. I want something that gives me the oportunity to ...
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How to configure Push Notifications for CloudMagic with out Google Play Services enabled?

I am using Nokia XL. I used to use AquaMail in Nokia XL with push notifications. But for CloudMagic, it asks google play services for push notifications. What's the alternative to use push ...
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What could be the cause of not receiving push notifications through 3g (gsm)?

When I'm on wifi I get push notifications normally. But if I go on 3g/4g only, I can use the net normally but I am getting no push notifications. This is the same for several applications that get ...
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Receive push notification when a user I'm following tweets specific hashtag

Is there a way to configure the Twitter app for Android to submit a push notification when a tweet by a user I'm following contains a specific hashing I'm interested in.
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Huawei Ascend P7: Problem with Push Notifications

I've just purchased 2 brand-new Huawei Ascend P7 phones and have problems with both: The Push Notifications do not work properly: messages come in delayed, sometimes only when I enter the ...
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How does my phone start installing apps so quickly when initiated from the play on-line store?

When I go to the Google Play on-line store and install an app, how does my phone know to install it? Is it using push notifications? Quite often it happens within a few seconds so presumably it can't ...
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is more battery-dispendious shutting down or leave 3g on?

I know that many apps (like messaging apps eg whatsapp or facebook) every time like 30 seconds, ask the server for push notifications. I know that 3g has many state, when downloading data the consume ...
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How much battery drain do push notifications cause on Android 4.1?

I've got an S3 on 4.1, and I have a lot of apps which have push notifications. This is convenient, but I want to know if 4.1 is set-up to use push notifications efficiently with regards to battery ...
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Pocket Neo, possible virus?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Pocket Neo which I have for about 4 months now. Shortly after I started to use my mobile device, I started to get push notifications for various applications (where to remove ...
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Whatsapp message previews are not showing in Status bar when new message is received

I am using a Nexus 5 running the latest version of Kitkat. Whenever I receive a new whatsapp message the status bar slightly floats up and and shows the whatsapp icon saying the message receieved ...
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Lock and erase options not appearing in Android Device manager

My FairPhone appears in the Android Device Manager, its location is picked up, and I can ring it: As you can see the separate Lock and Erase options do not appear as illustrated in the help: If ...
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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 does Google find devices for Android Device Manager?

I've seen the news story a few weeks ago that Google has finally implemented a feature similar to Apple's Find My iPhone. The weird thing is that Google says that somehow magically all old devices ...
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Does GCM always work over cellular data, as APNS?

APNS always works over cellular data, even if you are connected to WiFi (because WiFi uses extra power, and thus iOS devices turn it off during sleep, without affecting APNS). Is GCM (Google Cloud ...
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Is there a way to see which apps are using GCM?

I'm interested to know how many of the apps I have installed are using GCM. Is there a way to find out?
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Is there a way to find out if a given app supports GCM (like APNS)?

Is there a way to find out if a given app supports GCM (Google Cloud Messaging)? (GCM is Google's version of APNS.)
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Is there anything similar to APNS on Android?

Is there anything similar to APNS (Apple Push Notification Service) on Android? (APNS uses a single TCP connection between an iOS device and an Apple-controlled server, which issues push ...
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messaging push notifications won't work after 4.3 update?

I updated my Samsung galaxy s3 to 4.3 a few days ago, and ever since then, push notifications for the built in messaging app hasn't been working. My phone doesn't ring, the icon doesn't appear in the ...
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Sync only on screen on

I just bought a Nexus 4 (4.2.2), the problem is thta whatsapp/gmail/facebook (all apps) only show notifications when the screen is turned off (so I'm not notified if a message arrives with a led, ...
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How do push notifications work?

I am wondering how is push notifications system working? Is there an active TCP/IP connection that runs in the background to Google servers?
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HTC One S notification vibrate

I have a HTC One S and recently did a system update and am now running 4.1.1 (whatever that is called) I have a few games that have push notifications e.g. bakery story, restaurant story. As soon as ...
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Push notifications to my Droid on local network

I am looking for either an app or a way to allow my 3 Ubuntu server's running in my house on my local network to send a notification to my Android phone when a task is done. Every hour or so one of ...
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How does Cloud message services reach devices behind NAT / firewall?

Getting push notifications with devices with a local IP works fine. I just wonder how is that it works. Is it just uPnP? The device starts communication with the cloud messaging service and then IGD ...
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Any way to schedule a passive profile-change? (connectivity, volume etc.)

What I am wondering is if there is any way to make Android change its profiles passively from one state to the other at e.g. 3 pm in the afternoon local time: Through Android internally (with some ...
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Unable to view emails in folders other than inbox

I am using Hotmail app developed by "Microsoft + Seven" to read emails. I have many folders other than inbox to segregate my emails. There are rules set in web version of Hotmail, that moves the ...
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Push notification on Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-I717)

Why is there no push notification or some notification for incoming messages in the screen when the phone is in locked state? I am using Samsung Galaxy Note. When my phone is in locked state, and when ...
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Mail Insists on Being “Push”

Phone: Sprint Nexus S 4G with the ICS update. I have email accounts (hosted Exchange) set up and working without issue. Well, one small issue: No matter what "Check Frequency" I choose, they insist ...
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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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Does Google Talk push messages?

I would like to know if Google Talk works like Gmail where it actually pushes your messages onto your phone instead of the phone pulling periodically.
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How do I enable push notifications for Facebook for Android?

I'm currently running the latest stable release of CM7 for the HTC Droid Incredible and Facebook for Android 1.6.4 (released on 20 August). According to Facebook, push notifications are enabled for ...