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With root access, there are some apps such as 3c Toolbox that allow you to change the notification settings for any app. App Ops is another one that gives you control over all apps' general permissions. You can actually manage all app permissions from the command line with root access. In Android 5.x, appops was added. It gives control over general app ...


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It's a very clever system called "Push Notifications". How it works An Android device will keep an active connection to Google's servers. This is a small connection, using very little amount of data and power. Notifications are sent from app developer servers, say Twitter, or Facebook, emails, etc. to the Google servers. The Android device will then see ...


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There are two types of notifications: Persistent notifications and swipeable notifications. Persistent notifications won't be swipeable because they are set like that by the app and for good reason (For eg: alarm or Poweramp or system notifications). There may be apps which abuse this. The only way to remove them would be to force close the app. And like you ...


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jan's answer already addresses how to change the notification policy for such (disabled "show notifications") apps. As for why and when (or essentially, in what condition it applies), your guess of system apps is on the right track. To be exact, as Sergey has explained in the comment, only packages that are signed with the platform key (from ...


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Since this commit notification policy settings were migrated from the separate /data/system/notification_policy.xml file to the generic AppOps subsystem. Now they are stored in /data/system/appops.xml together with other AppOps settings.


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Stock Android does not have an option to disable all vibrations. This frustrated me as well, so I made an app that can turn them off system-wide - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.blade.globalvibratetoggle A rooted phone is required, as there is no API for disabling vibrations. But many apps actually allow you to configure if you want their ...



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