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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Block vocal assistant when headphones are plugged in

I have a pair of headphones that happen to have a bit a misfit with the audio jack, so that often it stops contact and needs to be jerked in a bit. When this happens the vocal assistant launches an ...
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What application uses this notification icon? [duplicate]

please let me know if it is possible to determine what application uses this notificatio icon. I already tried to searh for it in application galerry but with no luck.
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Gmail: How do I mute ALL coming mail *except* mail from certain senders?

I have a gmail account and I am getting too many inbox notifications. It wouldn't work to create a blacklist, because they come from many places. I would like to whitelist 3 or 4 senders and only ...
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custom notification sound for facebook messenger

i want to change the notification sound for messenger but i can't find a way to do it. i tried doing it from my phone's setting but the sound always return to "app provided sound" on its own....
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Android seems to be overriding my Messnger Lite app

I am not tech savvy so am hoping someone can help and in a way I can understand. I was trying to free up some space on my phone and moved a bunch of files on my phone to the SD card I have in it. ...
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Only get sound notifications from contacts and certain apps

I get a lot of annoying spam calls and texts. I want my phone to only give me a sound notification when someone from my contacts list calls or texts me. So I turned on the Do Not Disturb mode, and ...
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Why does my phone stop sending me Chase Android notifications?

I set up my Chase app on my Galaxy S8+ to send me an Android notification whenever money leaves my account. This was working fine up until about 2 or 3 years ago, then it became buggy. I recently ...
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Custom vibration patterns for notification types

I'd like to set different vibration patters for different notification types. For example something like: 2 short buzzes for a private Whatsapp message, 2 long ones for a group message, long and short ...
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How to disable “banner” notifications on Android 11?

I would like to disable "banner" notifications globally or on a per app basis, including for applications that don't internally provide a disable method. By banner notifications, I mean like ...
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Fit more notification icons on status bar

I have a xiaomi mi a3, recently updated to android 11. Before updating to android 11, on android 10, the limit of the notification icons that would show, at the left side of the status bar was 4 icons....
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How to disable Google news (clickbait) article notifications?

Every time I check my phone there is a list of 'news article' summaries in notifications. On the rare occasions I find any of it interesting it almost inevitably turns out to be a low quality fluff ...
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How to turn off vibration for incoming messages in Google Chat (not Hangouts) - Android 10?

I can't find a setting anywhere in that app. I'm aware of the options present: All messages, New threads, @mentions, etc. I want those notifications. I just don't want the vibration. Tried going into ...
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Remove notifications sound (add “silent notifications” setting on Android)

I have a Pixel 3a with Android 11 installed on it. I have a lot of notifications, like SMS, Viber, WhatsApp, Facebook, etc... all beeping all the day. I would like to remove just the sound of all ...
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Where does your Samsung phone store its default ringtones? [duplicate]

So my grandma gave me a Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime from 2017, and it doesn't have any SD card inserted. So where does my phone store its defalt ringtones and notification sounds? I tried going to Android&...
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Strange message: Firefox Android

When I reopened Firefox after a few hours, it normally opens the last website I've viewed but it displayed for a second a strange message popup similar to "there is a more recent version of the ...
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How to check if notification delays are because of WiFi?

I sometimes get delayed or no notification of whatsapp and Instagram. How to check if it's my wifi's issue or if it's my phone's?
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Getting rid of “X Google enrollment” in Android 11? since I don't use Assistant

Since I have a new phone with Android 11, every now and then I see a notification about "X Google enrollment" whatever that may be. Upon searching around I see it's nothing to worry about, ...
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WhatsApp on Android 11: getting rid of all notifications except for receiving messages?

I have recently installed WhatsApp on a new phone with Android 11. For some reason, WhatsApp keeps bothering me with tons and tons of notifications. 'Backing up' or 'Checking new messages' or '...
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How do I exclude songs from being ring-tones/notification tones?

So, I have amassed quite a collection of music on my phone, which runs Android 4.1 (yes, I know this is old… the phone works better than many newer devices)… about 3300 odd tracks. I also have 3 files ...
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How do I get rid of the many sticky notices about my hotspot with tethering?

I'm using a smartphone as a WiFi hotspot - and connecting a PC to it with a USB cable. As I plug the cable in, I get a first notification bubble: USB debugging is on Tap to turn off USB debugging I ...
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How to allow Messages notifications to show?

A couple weeks ago I suddenly stopped getting notifications for the Messages app. I'm still receiving text messages, with no delays.But no notifications are showing up in the top notifications bar. ...
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Suppress “battery charged, unplug” notification in Android 9

There are some older questions about this (2013 for 4.0: How do I get rid of the "Battery fully charged, unplug charger" popup screen? ; and 2010 with a 2016 answer: How to disable battery ...
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Notification doesn't show up on Redmi 8 MIUI 11 and 12

Some push notification from some apps (some games actually, I wasn't aware about other apps) suddenly no longer appeared. When I first bought this phone, they all worked fine, but then I updated MIUI ...
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Can't enable notifications for SMS messages with MIUI 12

I'm using a Xiaomi 9 SE phone, with MIUI 12.0.2 (global). I'm not getting notifications about incoming SMSes! :-( I tried the general phone settings, under Notifications; the slider toggle for SMSes ...
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What is the official name and nature of the panels that are sliding upwards in web browsers

I think the title sums up pretty good what I am asking but, here is a screen capture of the particular type of in-browser panels I'm wondering about I don't mean the ones android system shows when ...
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Disable Audio Notifications on Android 10

I have a Samsung Galaxy S20FE, running Android 10 and One UI 2.5. Previously on my Galaxy S8 I had the ability to toggle audio and vibration independently for notifications on a per-app basis. This ...
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Disabling “Notification Bubbles” in Dev Options is Irreversible

I have a Samsung Galaxy S20FE, running Android 10 and One UI 2.5. After enabling "Notification Bubbles" in the developer settings I decided that it wasn't to my taste and toggled it back off....
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How can I reduce the number of Facebook Messenger notification sounds on Android?

I have recently switched from an iOS device to a Samsung S20+. On my old iPhone, when I received 10 consecutive messages on Facebook Messenger I would only hear the sound of the first and second ...
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cannot disable notification sound when galaxy s10+ starts to charge

Every time I place the S10+ in the wireless charger, or remove it from the charger, the phone barks at me. I cannot locate a place to disable this. If I turn the sound for Notifications off, the sound ...
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cannot disable “emergency alerts” (option locked)

I have a galaxy j5 and I want to disable "emergency alerts", so following guidelines from various tutorials I go to: settings -> notifications -> messages But then I see emergency ...
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Stop Notifications when the App is closed

This may be a stupid question since the Android is maybe supposed to work this way, still though I am wondering if this is possible. Two apps, Microsoft Teams and Outlook are sending the notifications ...
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How goes The Guardian make (multi-) coloured notification icons?

The election notifications have a red and blue notification icon which remains coloured even in the notification bar (while other icons are monochrome to fit with custom themes). I thought android no ...
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Can I prevent notifications from being forwarded to my watch during Do Not Disturb?

I have a Pixel 3 phone running Android 11, paired with a Garmin Venu watch. The Pixel can forward notifications to my watch via Bluetooth, with per-app notification controls specified in the Garmin ...
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How to silence notifications on a single account or from a single contact

This week I'm on call for work and need to keep my phone sounds on, in case something from work comes in. These usually come in the form of SMS. Unfortunately, throughout the night my mother sends a ...
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Interact with notification action from ADB Shell

I have an Android(7) phone [also fine if you can provide a solution for Android 10] and a Linux pc. By enabling USB debugging and using the terminal of my pc, I am able to read the notifications of my ...
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Disable heads-up notifications

How to disable heads-up notifications (pop-up notifications)? (These are the notifications that show at the upper part of the screen and obstruct the view.)
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I cannot turn off Facebook Messenger call notification

this is driving me crazy, I tried blocking all notifications and permissions completely on the android settings: , yet whenever someone calls me, the Messenger "call" appears on top of ...
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Can I make whatsapp notifications where I'm @ed stand out some how?

Sometimes in a group chat, I'll be @ed and I won't notice straight away. If the conversation has moved on without me, I won't notice I got @ed at all from the notification bar. Is there a setting to ...
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How to change how notifications appear in telegram?

I am not sure that this is the right place to ask this question, but I have encountered a problem: after I receive a few messages, the following ones start to appear as "10 messages from 5 chats&...
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How to add many notification sounds or ringtones in one go?

I downloaded an archive with a bunch of notification sounds (the ones from Cyanogenmod which I'd like to keep on my new Pixel 5). Unfortunately just putting them in the Notifications folder didn't ...
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Stopped receiving AIB bank code notifications

I have recently stopped receiving notifications from my bank and one card company when they send me codes to log on to their sites on the PC. I have a Huawei PSmart 9 phone and I am on 02 network. ...
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Turn on display for new notifications?

Is there a way to turn on the display for new notifications arriving? Use case: I enjoy having my display turned off but don't want to manually turn it on to check for new notifications on my lock ...
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How to export phone usage time data to json/csv/sql/txt raw form?

There are many apps like Google's Digital Wellbeing and another famous app called Action Dash. These apps show your data about how many times the phone unlocked, per-app usage stats, no of times an ...
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Why am I getting Google Drive notifications about strangers' documents?

Screenshot: Is this just a new form of spam or phishing technique, basically betting that I'll click on the notification and look at the document? I haven't looked at any of them yet, but it seems ...
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How do I turn off all notifications? (rather than each one individually)

How do I turn off all notifications? (rather than each one individually). I see this screen but I don't see an option to turn off all notifications. Phone is an Oppo I don't want silent mode because I ...
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attachment limit reached?

trying to send a one-minute video clip receiving the above message. I've sent this clip multi times before. please advise I've downloaded another app reset the limits and still getting the same ...
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Notification access [duplicate]

My Tecno pop 2 does not have the notifcation access feature. It always shows me that that feature is not available on my device. I tried to correct it by going to the special advanced settings but I ...
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Where are notification preferences stored? How can I save/restore them?

Where are per-app per-notification preferences (the kind, sound, vibration, etc. settings for each type of notification for each app) stored on Android? I'd like to back them up to be able to restore ...
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What is the easiest way to send push notifications from my GNU/Linux machine?

Not sure if this is the right network to ask this, but I want to have a simple way of sending a push notification to my android phone from a simple command on my linux box. Both devices are on the ...
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How to stop notification sound from playing three times?

I noticed several years ago after getting a new phone that newer versions of the Android software seem to play my notification sound three times. Prior to this phone it only ever played once. It gets ...

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