Questions tagged [notifications]

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 more information.

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Set custom notification sound per contact regardless of app - Samsung Phone

I own a Samsung phone (One UI 5.0 Android 13), and was trying to set a custom notification sound for a contact (technically a "room") in the Element android app. In the process I found this ...
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"pop-up message" obstructing for 120 seconds, was 2s

I have a new Motorola phone (moto g pure XT2163DL, Android 12), and it's giving me trouble. For multiple apps, the "mini-notification" or "quick status message" that they display ...
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How can I suppress notifications, such as Amber alerts, on Android 11?

How can I suppress notifications, such as Amber alerts, on Android 11? I am getting numerous alerts for which I can do nothing, but my peace is being interrupted by these irrelevant alerts.
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Whatsapp notification bubble on app icon: change to look like Apple ios 15 i.e. RED and NUMBER of UNREAD MESSAGES ? So prominent

Android 12 Motorola. Is it possible to display the number of unread messages in a prominent color - preferably a RED and the NUMBER of UNREAD messages ? This would make it much more prominent once the ...
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Location icon/sound keeps popping about once an hour on Amazon Fire tablet, how to make it stop?

On my Amazon Fire tablet, I've never had an issue until last week. This icon pops up random, maybe once or twice an hour with audible sound as well. (Verso is the title of sound it makes from ringers ...
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Settings keeps showing notifications

Everytime I click my settings on my home screen it keeps showing this: On-body detection Keep your device unlocked while it's on you M Add another email account Set up your personal or work email ...
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What does "Amplify transfer service is running" notification means?

I got a notification for an app saying "Amplify transfer service is running." What does this mean?
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Disable location sharing's notifications in Microsoft Family Safe

I am a parent and I don't want to share my location. Is there any way to get rid of this damn nag: Or am I forced to see it each time I open up the app. Also I don't understand why am I seeing ...
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Sound of notifications working but media of apps not

1 → All volumes are maxed out 2 → My device has "Do Not Disturb" mode disabled 3 → My device has "Battery Saver" mode disabled My notifications work perfectly sound, but when I try ...
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Receive Google sign-in notification to only one Android device

I have two Android phones A and B. When I sign in to a specific website using my Google account, they send a notification to both of my devices for two-step verification. https://support.google.com/...
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get emails from specific emails - instantly

I'm trying to make sure that when I get specific emails, I get notified instantly, loudly, and even if I'm in "do not disturb". The emails are going into a gmail account. These are things I'...
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Android 12 popup over the keyboard (screenshot)

I'm having an issue with Android 12, on a Samsung Galaxy 22 Ultra. It is showing some kind of popup over my keyboard and it sits there way too long so I can't continue with what I was doing and I ...
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How to determine why my pixel 3a running android 12 just beeped, and stop the unexplained beeping

My cell phone has a habit of beeping, with no recent notification present either on the lock screen or on the screen you get when you swipe down from the top of a home screen. (Sorry, I don't know ...
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Can't grant notification access on Android TV

I have a Kogan TV with Android TV 9. When I try to grant notification access to any app (just Notifications for Android TV & Pano Scrobbler for now), it reverts to being disabled after I back out ...
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Rate limit notifications from an app

So when family and friends go bananas on a communication app, the phone spews alerts endlessly, one for every single message. Sometimes even every time someone starts typing! Some apps, like signal, ...
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Save notifications when rebooting

When you reboot an Android, all notifications are deleted. Is there a way to save the notifications and restore them after reboot? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Different vibration sounds for different contacts

I would like to have different notification "vibrations" based on who messages me. Ideally, this would be done on any of the main messaging apps (Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Snapchat, ...
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Silent notifications except for one app

I have a Samsung Galaxy s9+ device and I was wondering if it is possible to use the silent mode and still receive sound notifications from one app only? I want to hear whenever I receive a Telegram ...
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How to make sure Android'a notification can give sound and vibrate?

I bought some Xiaomi phones to play video games, and then set a notification so that when something happens in the game while I am on the computer, then the phone would play some audio and also ...
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What is the icon with what looks like Cupid and a bow and arrow? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what the symbol above of what looks like cupid with a bow and arrow is for?
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Silence all notifications by default

How can I silence all notifications by default on Android 12 without resorting to DnD? I just replaced my old phone (Google Pixel 4a, same as the old one) and restored everything from backup, but ...
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How can I increase the maximum stack size of notifications in the notification tray?

So my current phone is a Samsung Galaxy S21. I receive a LOT of push notifications, by choice. The problem is, when I receive those push notifications for, say, Twitter, the number of notifications ...
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Notification badge counter disappears on dismissing the notification

Device : Redmi Note 11 (MIUI 13.0.10.0 with Android 11) using the default launcher Problem: Whenever a notification gets dismissed (even without opening it) the badge counter attached to the ...
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How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a phone call while in "do not disturb" mode?

I tried to check allow all notifications: However, after saving it, it gets unchecked again. It works fine for other applications. How can I configure Android so that the phone rings when I receive a ...
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Locking a notification

How can I lock a notification so that I don't close it by accident? Some notifications are locked by the app and some action needs to be done to close it - I cannot simply swipe to the side. Can I do ...
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Is it possible to look at past system notifications? [duplicate]

If I am running an video game app that may pop up system notifications, I may place the phone down and browse the web on a computer, and if there is notifications, I will know because the phone would ...
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How to vibrate more than one time for system notifications?

I have a few Xiaomi, Samsung, and OnePlus Android phones, and want to set system notification for some apps so that it can vibrate 3 times or more. Is that possible?
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How to set custom text notification sounds with a Samsung Galaxy S22?

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy S22. It runs Android 12 and One UI 4.1. What I am trying to do is use a custom notification sound for my text messages (Google Messages). I want a custom sound for ...
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Why notifications sound is controlled by media sound settings?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S9+ with Android 10 and I have the following problem - in the sound settings, I have media and ringtone set to halfway, but notification and system sound set to 0. But I can ...
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Microsoft Account Notification on Samsung Note 9

I no longer use my Microsoft account but still get notifications on my mobile phone (Samsung Note 9) saying "Check your Microsoft Account, we couldn't connect" I can't access the Microsoft ...
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Badge icons disappear when clearing notification

I have a Samsung Galaxy S22. Overall I'm happy with it, but there is this one annoying feature. After I clear a notification, my badge icon which shows the nunber of unread emails for example ...
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Notification about cricket services

I have an At&t Alcatel phone with my service being through safelink. But the other day I received an notification telling me that I could go here (and it gives a website) to continue with my ...
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Calls go through even when notifications disabled

I disable all notifications in app notifications menu and text notifications do not show, as intended, but calls go through... no notification is shown when someone calls, but the call sound rings. So ...
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How do I turn off an app's custom notification sound

Some apps come with different notification sounds AKA the app switches from my default sound to their own sound. I don't want to turn off the notifications, but the sounds are poor quality and ear ...
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Keep showing unread mail notification in Gmail

Apparently, I'm one of the few people who use his mailbox as a to-do list, but since I got a new phone with Android 11, I lose my icon badge as soon as I clear the notification. In the past, I could ...
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How can I disable the battery saver window that appears at 15%?

I develop a kiosk app (can be a device owner if required) and I don't want to show the battery saver window that is shown at 15% on Samsung Galaxy Watch4 to my customers. I want to disable this ...
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Why is there a box floating on top of my other apps?

I'm coming back to Android after many years, and trying to manage Notifications. That's supposed to be accessible by holding a finger on a notification and a menu will pop up allowing you to adjust ...
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Delayed Notifications Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro

I ordered the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro (China ROM) and the phone is doing fantastic except 1 annoying issue. All my notifications are being delayed and only get delivered when I wake up the screen. I ...
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Seeing a floating "notification square icon" on my MIUI 12.5 phone - why?

Here I was, just living my life, a happy camper of a MIUI 12.5.1 phone (Mi 9 SE to be specific), and everything was just fine. Well, not exactly, but for the purposes of this question it was. Then, a ...
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I cant shut off notification button highlights

I turned my note 9 on in safe mode and upon taking it back out the notification button actions were highlighted and I can't shut this feature off. Can someone help?
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Unnecessary system popups

I recently bought samsung s20 fe 5g and unnecessary pops ups giving me headache and I can't even disable it .i am sending some of the examples .please help me It's definitely a samsung Ui 4.0
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Network connectivity is lost intermittently Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G

I have a Note20 Ultra 5G that I have currently had for several months and is also a replacement for a previously damaged Note20. The issue is as follows: When I am at home my phone seems to be ...
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IFTTT multiple notification triggers not working

I'm trying to trigger an IFTTT action (turning heating on/off) when I arm or disarm my alarm system. The alarm system does not offer integration with IFTTT but, since arming/disarming the system gives ...
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How do I turn on app update notifications?

I've got a Moto G7 running Android 10, I've had it for 2+ years. I used to get notifications from the Play store that App A has updated. I haven't received these notifications in at least a year, ...
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Pixel 3 Android 12- Can't see Alert/Silent switch in app-specific notifications

I'm on a Pixel 3 running Android 12. See this screenshot, I'm trying to set this app to Silent notifications (In Settings > Notifications > App settings) but the option is no longer appearing:
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How to disable work Outlook notifications until the next morning?

Just installed my working Outlook on my phone and now I want to disable the notifications for this app until tomorrow, 9:30 in the morning. I really do not need to be notified for every email that ...
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What does this VPN prompt message "VPN app can monitor your network activity, including emails, apps and websites" mean?

When connected to a VPN in Android 11, the following prompt message appears [VPN app] can monitor your network activity, including emails, apps and websites What does this mean exactly? The VPN ...
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Unidentified alert (vibration and beep) every 5 minutes, even with sounds set to Mute and DND enabled

Every 5 minutes exactly, my Galaxy S9 G960U1 running Android 10 vibrates and then gives me a flat-toned beep lasting about half a second. It's not associated with any notifications, toasts, or changes ...
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Unknown notification in android

I noticed an unknown notification android phone (Vivo Z1 Pro). The title of the notification is 'links'. I opened the settings for that notification but couldn't understand which app is causing it. ...
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The notification area doesn't show up when I slide down on the notification bar. What could be the issue?

The notification area doesn't show up when I slide down on the notification bar. What could be the issue? I use a Google Pixel 6 with Android 12

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