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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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Motorola G7, notification dots not showing

On motorola G7 Power, I have turned on notification dots in two places, but the dots don't show when I have new messages in text messages or Facebook messenger.
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Disable notifications for random news stories

Many times per day, my phone shows me notifications like the one below. It's a random news story (which admittedly is on a topic I am interested in), but I have never wanted to get a notification ...
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How to block sound notifications of certain apps at a certain time?

At the moment I use an app called Nights Keeper that automatically blocks ALL sound notifications for me during the time I sleep. The problem is that this blocks ALL sound notifications and I would ...
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Not a duplicate post - Does anyone know what app this notification is from? [duplicate]

Not a duplicate post - can't access phone. Does anyone know what app the notification in the left corner is from? It's not one that I recognise. Edit for further clarification: The notification is in ...
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Blackberry Hub+ Inbox exchange subfolder notification

I have a problem with a new blackberry key2 and app blackberry hub+ inbox. If I receive a new email which will be moved to a subfolder via MS exchange rule I only got a vibration and no sound ...
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Find my samsung notification

When logging into the "Find My Mobile" website, why do notifications appear on the phone that I am trying to locate? I don't really want someone to know if they steal my phone that I am tracking it. I ...
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Notification settings reset to default

I had turned off my notifications for the YT app in my phone. However after a point, it seemed that the notifications setting went back to default(i.e. they went back to being on) Why is that so?
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How to disable annoying “chat-heads” for Whatsapp

After a recent update (Android 9.0), I have noticed that Whatsapp Messenger notifications come up similar to how Facebook Messenger notifications are delivered - with a chat head. This is a circle ...
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WhatsApp notifications, cannot turn them off

I have the Nokia 8.1 with Android 9.0 (Pie), and I am having troubles with Whatsapp. I want to turn off group app notifications (especially the vibrations and sounds), but I want to keep the ...
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Question about notification icon on phone [duplicate]

There is a new icon of an S in a circle showing up in the notification bar and I don't know what it's for. Does anyone know? See here: https://imgur.com/a/gvEQRuo
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How can I reenable Gmail notifications after disabling them through Inbox?

I used to have both Inbox and Gmail installed. This meant duplicate notifications. Inbox had the option "Turn off Gmail notifications" which I had selected. Since then, Inbox has become defunct and I ...
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How can I create a custom popup message when I open an app?

I want to be able to have a popup message when I open an app, say Facebook, that reminds me that I'm wasting time.. That is: Click on Facebook app. Facebook opens. A message pops up saying "You ...
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Disable Sound after saying “OK Google”, Samsung Note 8, Android 9

I have a Note 8 with Android 9. If I say "ok, Google", I hear a notification sound, as described here for home devices: https://support.google.com/googlehome/answer/7410241?hl=en I hear this voice ...
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How to disable SIM notification telling you your number?

When I reboot my phone, I always get this message from Android: Your number: +XX XXX XXXX XXXX I'm on Android 9. How can I disable it? (I'm not changing SIMs or something, just plain reboot.) To ...
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Android Whatsapp constantly notifying about web login

I tried Whatsapp web using chrome browser in Windows and it works great. But, I don't like my android app notifying often that 'there was an active web login'. I am using Samsung A7 and my other ...
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Disable push notifications from a non-HTTPS website on Firefox Mobile

I visited a YouTube proxy website, NSFWYouTube, and since then I receive unwanted push notifications from that site like this: [image above, not showing for me, is https://i.stack.imgur.com/xV11T.png]...
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Mute all notification sound except Call Message and WhatsApp to be on Vibration Mode

I have a brand new Galaxy S10. I would like to keep the phone in mute mode but want the phone to vibrate if there is any Call, SMS or any WhatsApp notification. How to do this? I do not wish to root ...
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How to Get Back the External SD Card Notification

I used to have a notification whenever the external SD card was in the tablet. Recently that notification has disappeared. How can I get this notification back. I like this notification since I am ...
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Oreo 8.1: Day of the week not displaying in notification drawer

I'm running Android Oreo 8.1. How do I have the day off the week show up next to the date in the notification drawer drop-down? Thanks.
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Delayed notifications on Huawei Mate 10 pro with Android Pie, EMUI 9.0

What I experience these last months is that notifications from various apps of mine do not appear in time. Either they appear very late or not at all (until I open the specific app). My system is ...
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What happened to the sound profiles that were in Lollipop?

I recently bought a new phone to replace my old one. The old phone is running 5.1 (Lollipop) and has "Predefined [sound and notification] profiles" (see screenshot). However, there seems to be no ...
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Huawei P20 Pro Random Four Beeps

So this morning my Huawei P20 Pro, for reasons I don't understand (I didn't make any changes or turn any notifications on/off), started randomly making 4 beeps every time I lock or unlock the phone, ...
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My phone stopped detecting custom notification sounds (but custom ringtone sounds still work??)

I installed some custom notifications sounds on my android a few months ago and they've worked fine for a rlly long time until when recently all my notification sounds went back to default so I try to ...
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How to disable certain system notifications?

I am getting "your wifi calling was optimised" popup repeatedly. How to disable it? My phone is Samsung S9+ running android 9. Notification comes whenever the phone switches to WiFi calling.
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How to delay Android 9 notifications til next day

Is there any way to delay notifications to next day? Like how you can delay them 15m, 30m, 1 hour or 2 hours from the notification bar now.
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Un-stack notifications

I have a J7 Sky Pro running Android version 6.0.1 Is there a way that I can display all notifications? I do not like the "Snapchat (2)" or "Messages(4)" look on my status bar/lock screen. Is there a ...
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Is it possible to have a specific app make noise and vibrate even when the phone is on silent?

When I go to bed for the night I usually put my phone on silent without vibration, so that I don't get disturbed by constant notifications from meaningless things overnight. However, I have an app ...
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Disabling Download Manager notifications

I have a Pixel 3 XL with Android P, and for the last 3 days, my phone started vibrating almost every hour, at exactly hh:10m, but without showing any notifications. After much time, I found some ...
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How can you increase notification size?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and I get notifications which are a bit longer than can be displayed. For example Helen wants you know that there are items waiting for you will be displayed as ...
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Disable notification drawer when toddler uses smartphone [duplicate]

When my toddler uses the phone to play games my toddler repeatedly pills out the notification drawer making the game unplayable. Is there a way to temporarily disable it? Is there a special toddler ...
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Android notifications keep appearing

The android notification menu keeps dropping down every second, I can't work out why. The menu is the one that shows if your on wifi. Any ideas whats going on. Further, I disconnected the tablet and ...
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Calendar notification - no sound

On Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with MIUI 10, Android 7 there is no way to enable sound for calendar notifications, I get vibrations only. I have tried several calendar apps including Google, MIUI, aCalendar+, ...
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How can i schedule status bar notification (both text and sound)? [duplicate]

I know there are few apps to mute the sound. Are there any apps to disable the note as well and then notifications appear at later time when it is turned on? So, they queue up while in disable mode ...
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Galaxy S9 + Turn off text notifications while on call

How do I stop getting the vibration notification of a text message while on a call. I have already turned off "Notify during calls" but the notifications still buzz through.
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WhatsApp notifications make phone unusable!

When I get am SMS text message I get a small notification at the top of the screen. However when I get a WhatsApp message the notification takes over the entire screen. If I get a flurry of messages ...
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Gmail notification on lock screen does not show subject

On my new Samsung Galaxy S9 running Android Oreo, new email notifications (Gmail app) do not show the email subject. This happens even if I just have a single email notification. If I unlock the phone ...
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Cant remove Google Chrome notifications [duplicate]

I got notifications saying "waiting for network" when I tried to download a video file. How do I get rid of those notifications without restarting the device? They seem to be unclearable. Why? Is ...
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What app does this notification belong to? A lock [duplicate]

The notification is a lock but from what? Can anyone help me.out here. Thanks
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What app is this icon from? [duplicate]

What app is this notification icon from? Can't figure it out. It's the icon in the middle.
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Extremely delayed notifications on Samsung J9

I have Messages application connected to my PC and I have my Calendar app open in both my Samsung J9 phone and my PC. In both cases I am receiving a delayed notifications on the phone: Calendar ...
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Get rid of Messages' notifications when application is connected to a PC

I am using and very enjoining the fact I can connect my base Android Messages application to its web counterpart on my PC and get much more flexibility in writing and managing all my SMSes. But, I am ...
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Galaxy A5 Notification Meanings [duplicate]

This question was marked as a duplicate question but it’s not. The notifications in question from the attached images are screenshots that my daughter deleted. Therefor I cannot just view the ...
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How to enale float notifications in Google Maps

I have a smart band which can show app notifications. I want to see those float notification in band, when i traveling using the Google Maps. So how to enable float notification for Google Maps ...
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Batch control of notification channels

So I have a decent amount of apps >100 on my Samsung A8 and would like to reset all of their notification channels to urgent/popup with sound. I didn't understand when I set all of the setting ...
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How to Set App-Specific notifications/vibrations?

I recently switched from an iPhone to a Galaxy S8, and with the iPhone I was able to set app-specific notification sounds and vibration patterns (1 for texts, another for email, another for group ...
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Not receiving notifications on dual WhatsApp on Samsung Note8

I have two instances of WhatsApp on my Note8. When I receive a message on my primary WhatsApp, I get notifications instantly as normal. However, on my dual WhatsApp, I don't get notifications unless I ...
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How to show all unread notifications on Huawei Honor phone?

So I just got a Huawei Honor Play, and love the phone. Great phone for an outstanding price. Only trouble I'm having is the lock screen notifications. What appears to be happening is that when new ...
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“Weather is running” notification

Running 8.1.0 on a Moto x4: I keep getting this notification: Weather is running Tap for more information or to stop the app. If I tap and Force Stop the Weather app, it comes back before ...
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What is this triangle on the top of the screen? [duplicate]

The question: We just cannot figure it out what is that triangle on a Galaxy A5 (2017)? We tried reverse image search based on the picture, didn't found any hits. We tried to google for it.. but ...
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unpair an android phone

I have a panisonic Land Line phone, and I am trying to unpair it with my android cell phone. I am not having any luck looking through the settings on the panisonic land line phone. I keep getting the ...