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Make new notifications beep every 5 minutes?

When a new message arrives, my phone lights up the screen for 2 seconds and plays a notification sound. If you miss it, you'll never know that you have new messages, unless you turn on the screen. ...
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Configure Emergency Alerts on Android Pie

My phone is in either vibrate or DND mode at night. I enabled developer mode in order to be able to allow the emergency alerts to ignore DND, since otherwise they make no sound at night (don't know ...
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Pixel 2 repeatedly playing a sound alert without explanation, what does it mean? (Sound included)

My Pixel 2 has gone crazy in the last few days. Maybe related to the latest Android update that I got a few days ago, but I'm not sure. I recognize the sound (I have heard it earlier) but it has ...
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Every time I walk past a hotel [duplicate]

...my phone thinks I need to know what amenities the hotel has. I've managed to shut off most of the other annoying alerts my phone wanted to throw out, but this one I haven't found in the menus. ...
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Allowing alerts to come thru even when on airplane mode

I sleep with my phone on do not disturb and airplane mode next to me to track my sleep. I don't want the continuous cell/WiFi signal on next to my head all night while my Sleep as Android app tracks ...
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How to disable vibration from notifications?

I am now on Android version 6.0.1 on a Motorola Moto G (3rd gen) I have the ebay app installed and prior to the update whenever I received Ebay notifications they would just silently appear on my ...
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What's it mean when my phone vibrates without showing a visual alert?

I've just got my first Android phone (Galaxy S7) and so am still learning the ropes. Occasionally, when I am using the phone, it will vibrate quickly twice, like I am receiving an SMS. However, there'...
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How to disable alerts for email in subfolders?

The base Android email app on my honor 7 displays alerts for all mail regardless of folder. I don't want to see any of the high volume subfolders i have, just stuff sent straight to my top level inbox ...
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Auto-repeat “unread SMS message” notification sound

I'm about to replace my "dumb" old mobile phone with an HTC One M8, but (initially, at least) there are likely to be days when I never even think about using it. My old phone was set to beep once a ...
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Make Emergency Alerts stay

Occasionally, I receive emergency alerts on my Android phone, through the stock/default mechanism. It makes a loud, alarming/attention-grabbing sound and vibrates strongly. The alert is displayed on ...
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Emergency alerts: is there any way to silence the “severe threat alerts” and “Amber Alerts” while I'm sleeping?

There are some emergency alerts I would be very grateful to receive even when I'm sleeping, but so far I've only receive alerts for things that didn't actually put me in danger or for things that I ...
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Wireless Emergency Alerts not working on identical Galaxy S5

My wife and I have identical Galaxy S5 phones (SM-G900A) on an AT&T family plan. She has received numerous WEAs (weather alerts, amber alerts) in the year we've had them, but I have not received a ...
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How can I set my phone to display all Wireless Emergency Alerts silently, without playing any sound?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with CyanogenMod 12.1 (Android 5.1.1), and I want to silence the Emergency Alert (e.g. AMBER Alert) sounds without disabling the alerts entirely. A few places ...
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How do I stop my Moto G from pestering me about Motorola ID related things?

I have a Moto G 4G (2nd gen?) running Android 5.1 Lollipop. I would like to disable or suppress the endless alerts I get from it about "Sign in problem"'s and "Motorola ID unlinked" related to ...
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Reminders doesn't work (Google Keep, Any.Do, …)

No reminders work in applications like Google Keep or Any.Do But when standard alarm event is fired - boom! All past reminders that you were supposed to remember 5 hours ago are displayed. How to ...
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How can I disable the low-battery sound in Cyanogenmod?

I have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S3 running Cyanogenmod 11 (20140804-SNAPSHOT-M9-i9300). When the battery hits ~15% or 5%, an alert appears with a warning sound. How can I disable this warning sound (...
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Customizing the reminder.

Currently, the reminders are carried out by a one-time vibration (which is too easy to miss) What settings do you go to to make them say, do 5 loud beeps or something? This is for note 3.
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How to be alerted when to get off the train?

Let's say I'm playing a game, reading a book, surfing the net or watching a video and I'm getting close to my stop. Is there some way (perhaps an app) that can alert me that it's time to get off? ...
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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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Is there a way to automatically put my Android phone into silent mode while recharging?

Every night before sleep I usually put my Galaxy S4 into my bed's headboard to recharge, but every night I also get up because of the beep that the phone does when someone send something to my wazzup ...
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Calendar alerts stopped working after upgrading my Galaxy S3 to 4.3

I recently upgraded my Samsung Galaxy S3 to Android 4.3. Now my calendar alerts don't pop up anymore. Any ideas on how to get my calendar alerts working again?
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How to set a distinctive tone for SMS or phone call from a particular user/ phone #?

I find that I'm getting "alert fatigue" and ignore most of them, even thought I've disabled all but SMS and maybe a couple of others. If I am out doing something like riding my bike/skiing/etc. I ...
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push allert to my phone that will ignore silent profile

How can I make my phone check my website in a background every 30s and activate voice alert that will ignore silent mode if website says for example '1'? Pushing from server to phone is also ...
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How to get Waze alerts in Google Navigation?

I'm new to Android and I like Google Navigation. I really appreciate how the indications are displayed and how the application works. I also discovered Waze, which is a very convenient app to show ...
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How can I select a calendar to get alerts when I have more than one?

Say I have 2 calendars. 1 for my personal stuff and 2 for my work related. Is there a way that I could only choose to get alerts from one for time being. Later, add or switch calendars? I am using ...
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Auto alerting on Android upon file copy to phone

I have an PC based app that periodically copies some images to a Samsung Note-II via USB. (The target folder etc. are all configurable) I need the Note-II to automatically display the most recent ...
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How to suppress repeated alert/notification sounds

Is there a way to suppress repeated alert sounds within a certain period of time - i.e after an event triggers a sound, do not play any further sounds for any more of the same event type that arrives ...
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Google Now “time to leave” notifications are late

When I first got my Nexus 4, the "time to leave" notifications from Google Now were reasonable. I'd get a notification at 9:30am saying that I should leave at 9:45am for a calendar appointment. After ...
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call waiting notification

Generally I get alert when I am in call . But I don't get any notification when the receiver is in call . How can I get notification or alert if my receiver is on a call ? My phone is samsung ...
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What part of android is responsible for alerts?

Some time ago I customized my Android phone by removing all the bloatware and by setting the permissions for a lot of system apps with lbe security center to a more privacy-friendly state. This ...
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Mute Emergency alert in Google Now (without removing it)

Google Now has a neat feature (at least I think it's from Google Now) where it warns you for emergency events. The problem is it's just warned me twice in half an hour with an extremely loud tone ...
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How do I make my email alert *annoying*?

I'm on call a lot and need to know when I get an email. The little dings and dongs available as alert tones don't cut it - I might be asleep, or in the shower, or whatever. I need it to be persistent, ...
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In MIUI 2.10.12, where do I set it so that I get pop up notifications?

This is the first time I'm using MIUI as my ROM and I swear I managed to make it pop out an alert window when someone messages me. Now, however, I can't seem to figure out how to do it again. When I ...
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Google Talk alert sound

Is it possible to change the alert sound when a new message arrives for Google Talk? My colleague and I both have Galaxy Nexus' running Jelly Bean and when either of us get a Google Talk message its ...
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Disable 'end call' tone?

I would like to disable the "beep" that is played when I hang up. My Android 2.3.4 phone has no option to do that in the settings. What can I do? Do I need to upgrade my Android version, or what?
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Why does my Galaxy S3 make a noise when I put it down?

Occasionally, when I put my Samsung Galaxy S3 down relatively firmly, it makes a noise that's sort of half way between 'BONG' and 'CLANK'. When it happens I can immediately pick it up and put it down ...
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Galaxy Tab - How to keep alerts visible until the screen is unlocked?

I've noticed that when I get an alert (an incoming email, or a notification from an app (cough Words with Friends cough) and the screen is locked, I'll hear the alert sound but, when I wake up the ...
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Prevent alert tone when scanning / identifying an NFC intent

Perhaps I'm missing something but when I scan an NFC tag via a Galaxy Nexus, the phone always makes the default alert tone. Is there a way of switching this off? I have scoured the menus / ...
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Display the reason I just got an alert?

My phone makes a noise when I get a text or email. Can it also display a line of text saying what the text or email is from? I hate having to check all my apps to see which one wants my attention. ...
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How can I disable the “Send Message?” warning with emails having blank subjects/bodies?

I frequently email attached files from my phone to myself. I am not worried about cataloging or anything, so most emails have blank subjects and blank bodies. However, whenever I send the email, the "...