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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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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How can I get notified when a device connects to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6?

I wonder how I can get notified when a device connects to my Wi-Fi hotspot on Google Pixel 6. I use Android 12.
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What exactly does "allow background data usage" do for an app when it's on screen/not opened at all?

I have the samsung a32 5g. What exactly does "allow background data usage" do for an app? Does it only work when the app is opened but not on screen, or is it also required to get ...
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How to make calls ring (with sound) while messages vibrate?

This seems like a fairly basic thing but I'm having trouble nonetheless. I'd like my calls to ring (with sound) while messages vibrate (no sound). How do I do this? Setting sound mode to "sound&...
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Separate call and notification volumes?

On my Google Pixel 3a phone running Android 12, I have a setting for "Ring & notification volume." A single sliding bar. Once upon a time it used to look like this: Is there a way to ...
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Force check for notifications without checking phone

When i haven't checked my phone (One Plus 6. Running OxygenOS 10.3.12) for a few hours, when i finally check it it lags like there is no tomorrow. My guess is that it requests and then receives a ...
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What does Chrome try to tell me? (aka red dot always appears on Google Chrome without apparent reason)

For a while now, there is a permanent red dot over my Google Chrome app icon: I don't have any tabs open (had many, closed them all trying to get rid of the dot) and checked all possible settings of ...
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How can I completely hide that my cell phone has an active call?

When we are on a call, the notification bar turns green and a notification with the tefelone icon appears uninterruptedly. I wanted my cell phone to go on as if there wasn't a call going on, the call ...
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Send A Notification To Android 9 Device Via ADB/shell/Script

wondering if it's possible to send a notification to an Android 9 device when a script finishes? I have a custom Magisk script that runs on first boot for my rom releases that does some things like ...
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Any way to disable the "Blank is draining the battery" notifications?

I get this little popup all the time on my phone: I can "Ignore for now" but it just comes back a few hours later. The thing is, I'm not running the "Amazon Alexa" app currently. ...
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Pixel 4a makes a mystery sound with no notification

Note: This is similar to Mystery "notification" sound, but not the same symptoms, so I believe it is a different thing. My issue For about the past month, my phone has made a mystery sound ...
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Android Notification History back up to cloud

Android 11 introduced notification history feature on OS/devices. The notification history keeps the notifications received in the last 24 hrs. I want to see if there is way to move this to the cloud ...
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What does the "Blocking temporarily off" Phone notification mean?

After calling an emergency number, I received a notification from the "Phone" app on my Android device that states: Blocking temporarily off Blocking is turned off after you dial or text an ...
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Display a user-entered note when a contact calls

In android is there a way to display a user entered note specific to a contact whenever that respective contact calls? Something like this... For context, it has to be similar to how Truecaller app ...
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Call declined on Android 11

I got a very strange situation when on Android 11 I got call declined. The caller is in favorites, did not set any filtering. This happen after 23:30h (11:30 PM). The problem is not in lost of mobile ...
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Preventing auto expansion of Gmail in the notification?

If I remember it correctly, Gmail used to show only a digest (the title/sender/time) of new e-mails in the system notification, and I had to expand it manually. I don't know since when it changed but ...
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Chrome for Android's media notifications disappear

Chrome and other browsers show media in the notifications area automatically. I use to be able to switch apps and continue playing the media. Now, when the app is no longer active, the media ...
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What line to change on my mixer_paths.xml so that notification/ringtones sound also sound through top speaker?

My current situation is i own a Samsung Galaxy S20. The problem is my bottom speaker is busted. I do have the top speaker working but only for alarms and media. Notification and ringtone sounds seems ...
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How exactly do apps not running "in the background" receive notifications?

So, Android has this view (I think left to the home button is standard) where you see all the "currently open" apps, whatever that means exactly. What I'm wondering is, how can apps that are ...
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Notification showing on my android without a specific App

I have a Xiaomi Note 9s phone updated with the latest security patched running MIUI Global 12.0.4.0(RJWMIXM) Android version: RKQ1.200826.002 Android Security Update: 2021-07-01 I am getting a ...
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Can you download Alert Notification sounds S9/S21

I recently upgraded from an Android S9 to an S21 and I don't like my notification alerts. Can I download any of the old and install on the new?
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Disabling whatsapp notification temporarily after receiving a message

Sometimes I am receiving multiple messages one after the other from the same contact. And I get a notification for each message. Sometimes it's a lot. Is there a way to mute the notifications after ...
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Getting a ton of notifications when going back from airplane mode

When I disable airplane mode, I get all notifications for events that occurred while the phone had been offline. Typically that would be a couple of hundred Facebook messenger messages. The phone ...
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Need help identifying a notification icon that looks like a bird [duplicate]

Two of these 'birds' popped up but no idea what it is. Is it a notification for another app? I've done a thorough Google search and cannot find anything. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank ...
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Notification drawer pops up at random

I have a new Nokia 5.4 TA-1337 with Android 10. Every so often, the notification drawer that's supposed to come up when swiping down from the top of the screen (darkening the screen, showing the Wifi, ...
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What could cause missing text notifications?

I'm having a very strange problem with my phone, a refurbished Samsung galaxy a10e with Android 9. About 5 - 10% of the time I don't get notifications for text messages. I go to send one and find two ...
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How to fix duplicated/echoed missed-call notifications?

TL/DR: How can I prevent missed call notifications from being duplicated when I dismiss them? Background: I get several phone calls per day from numbers I don't recognize. My phone (Google Pixel XL) ...
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Can't screenshot notifications

When I go to take a svreenshot of the drop down notification menu, it closes the menu and screenshots my background. This started randomly happening a couple days ago without me updating. I have a ...
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Notification from Download Manager with hidden content on Galaxy S20

I have Samsung Galaxy S20. I keep getting a silent notification from the download manager indicating downloading hidden content. How can I see what this content is and how can I prevent unwanted ...
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How is it possible that Messenger can display fullscreen call notification even if the phone is locked?

How is it possible that the Facebook Messenger app can wake up the phone and display the (super annoying) fullscreen call popups even if the phone is locked? Moreover these fricking popups show up ...
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Whatsapp nonstop notification

It happens once in a while when I get a Whatsapp message from a specific user that has a custom sound set the notification sound will not stop. The only way to stop it is to reboot the device (Samsung ...
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Display notification history [duplicate]

So on my iPhone I can conveniently swipe up to see past dismissed notifications. Is there an equivalent to this on android? An app might work but it must be easy to use and not notification “log.”
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Notifications from the Messages app will appear then dismiss automatically on a Google Pixel

When receiving a text message, Messages app notification will briefly appear then send to be automatically dismissed without me touching anything. The phone will still make the sound and vibrate, but ...
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Loud notification(?) sound happens at random on LG Stylo 6

This was my mom's phone, she got a new one and I inherited this nearly brand new stylo. I factory reset the phone (mainly to get rid of her dozens of unwanted apps), and found that when I unplugged ...
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How to disable 'Slowly Charging' message

I am looking to disable this intrusive message that pops up. You can not proceed to do anything on the phone until you acknowledge it. To be clear, I am not looking for 'tips' to increase charging ...
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Can anyone tell me what a certain top bar notification icon is from? [duplicate]

I can't figure out what the middle gray speech bubble icon, the one between the Facebook messenger icon and the weather icon, is from. Text message? Texting app? I have no idea.
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How to use a custom notification sound in gmail when email received from a specific contact

I am a volunteer firefighter and when we get an alarm, I receive an email from a specific address. I would like to be able to change the notification sound the gmail android app uses when any email ...
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Can't choose Gmail notification sound on Redmi Note 5 (MIUI 10)

I've searched for a week before asking here, so you're my last hope. I can choose default notification sound and calendar sound (is under "Sound and Vibration" in system settings). But no ...
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How can I turn on notifications on phone speakers when earphones are plugged in?

Phone: Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI Global 12.0.7.0 Stable (QGGMIXM), Android 10QP1A.190711.020 I can't seem to find a way to get notification sounds through my speakers if I have my earphones plugged in. ...
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Apps (WhatsApp/Google Messages etc.) not connecting to Web version unless manually opened and notifications are delayed

I have a Google Pixel 4A with latest OS update (Android 11, May 5 2021). Most my apps are not active unless I manually launch them from my phone, which causes web version of them not working unless I ...
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Is there a way to group notifications by app?

So, my phone is running MIUI 12.5(rooted if it matters) and some apps just push individual notifications so each notification I get, shows up in its own bubble instead of showing them all under a ...
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Notifications from default messages app?

Ive noticed something about the default Messages app on my Samsung Galaxy A71 5G. When I have the conversation open for a given contact and they send me a new message there's no audible notification. ...
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Show hidden Spotify notification icon again

I've committed the mistake to tap on the notification icon of Spotify and then to tap on remove. Ever since then, the notification icon of Spotify is gone. Things I already tried: reinstall Spotify ...
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Which Google service is responsible for emergency notifications?

I have an app that blocks notifications. I want to let emergency warnings through (like tornado warnings). The services that have google in their name are: "Files by Google" - com.google....
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weird sound clip plays randomly. how to track/find it. was I hacked?

Samsung Note 8 running Android b. 9 here is a screenshot of SW info: My Android is playing weird 5-10 sec sound clip at random times. It sounds like a combo of a hippo and then a slot machine ...
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Notify when getting "no signal" on the LG Q6

For several days now, the LG Q6 has made me angry when it suddenly stops detecting the SIM card. (once or twice a day) I don't want to discuss the cause and possible solution. (Restart always helps) ...
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Unable to add an app to auto startup - Realme X2

I can't receive notifications on my Realme phone, unless the app that is receiving the notifications is running in the background. Recently I installed Google Duo, after Hangouts stopped working, but ...
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Increase Samsung s20+ Twitter notification limit to more than 24

i noticed that my Samsung S20+ Twitter notification is set to 24 limit only and i do not receive more notifications until i view/remove some twitter notification to allow the device to receive more. ...

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