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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how to disable gmail notification sound samsung a50s

I have a Samsung A50s. It is making some sound each time an email arrives in inbox. I am not able to find out how to disable these sounds? How can I do this?
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How to turn off incoming text message notification vibration off in Android 10?

I would like to turn off vibrations for incoming message on Google Pixel 1, default SMS app, and I can't find a way to do this. I searched several places, mostly messages app settings and general ...
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Calendar Notification form an app/computer I no longer have in my possession

I get a message for a perpetual calendar appointment form an app and computer I no longer have. Can I turn it off from my end?
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Why is the notification coming 9 hours late?

I created a full-day event in my Google Calendar using my Android-phone. The notification is set to "7 AM on the same day". But for some reason, it notifies me consistently at 4 PM (4 minutes ago in ...
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Whatsapp reply via notification not working

I am currently on Android 9 Pie. Whenever I get a Whatsapp message and I try to reply to it from notification, it freezes. More frustratingly, it doesnt happen everytime but say 1 out of 3 times it ...
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Keeping control of alarms and notifications

Often alarms and timers doesn't make a sound. Other times unexpected sounds in the middle of the night. Often they are "in the background" so I have to find the app making it before I can stop it. ...
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How do I organize notifications on a Galaxy Note 10 - Seperate Messages from System Nots, Different Sounds, etc

Just switched from iPhone to my Note10 and i love it. However what drives me crazy is that I get tons of system notifications that all pool in the Notification bar. However, to be honest I only really ...
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Xiaomi Redmi 7 disable Battery saver notification

I have Xiaomi Redmi 7 with Android 9 and MIUI Global 11.0.3 After my battery goes to 20% and then after to 10% I am getting this notification to Turn on Battery saver. How can I disable it? I don't ...
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When notification access is not available on certain phone, is it possible to run 3rd-party/background apps?

I have installed (...) (device monitoring app) to a phone. During installation I get an error on the target phone saying Notification access - this feature is not available on this device Since ...
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Disable vibration in Samsung?

(Attention: Samsung's 9.0-Pie / One UI is different from stock Android) Is there any way to completely disable vibration in a Samsung phone running their flavor of Android Pie (9.0)? I already have ...
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IMO Notifications on Home Screen Won't Go Away

I have a Samsung Phone with Android Pie and with IMO messaging app installed. Every now and then I see a big pop-up notification on lock screen with nothing else. I have to press on the home button ...
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Collapse certain types of notification

I would like to have certain types of notifications collapsed, (Eg Grab's food ads) while having others appear full sized (eg Grab's "Your car is arriving"). In my notifcation settings, the Grab app ...
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how can I disable vibrations for notifications in mi a3

I have a Mi A3 and Android 9. I want to disable notification vibrations for all apps in this. I am not able to find a way for the same. I did not knew that disabling notifications I wont be able to ...
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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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Amazon notifications are silent

So I'm looking out for an Amazon delivery I don't want to miss, and the Amazon Shopping app puts up the message in my phone's notification area saying my package is 6 stops away, view it on a map. ...
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Disable “DeX on PC” notification each time S10 connected to PC

Since a recent update (I can't say exactly which or when) each time I connect my Samsung S10 to my PC, I get a Samsung DeX notification... I don't want DeX, but I do want to get rid of the ...
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vibration not working completely on my android phone

Vibration does not seem to work on my Nokia 6.1 plus, either when receiving messages or when getting phone calls.I have tried restarting and toggling vibration settings to no success
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“Priority only” notifications not turning off

My OnePlus One with Cyanogen OS 13.1.2 has for some reason refused to shut off its "priority only" notification status, pressing on the notification icon in the dashboard doesn't do anything, nor does ...
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My phone keeps beeping randomly! Even in safe mode

It started about two days ago. It randomly beeps every two to three minutes. Sometimes it beeps more frequently, sometimes not so much. It has no pattern. I recently downloaded the reddit app and ...
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Any way to disable notifications' sound when screen is on? On Stock Android

Is there any reasonable way to disable all android notification sounds (only) when your screen is on, but keeping them working when screen is off? By 'stock' I mean a Pixel (3) device. Rationale: ...
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“Urgent Results” from LG V30 Smart Cleaning

I have an LG V30 (on Verizon, but I doubt that's relevant) that's about a year old. A couple of weeks ago, it updated to Android 9.0 Pie. Ever since that update, about once every 48 hours, I've been ...
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Disable sound when a specific App shows a notification

Is there a way I can allow notifications yet turn off notification sounds for one particular App? I want the notification sound to be off even if my phone is not on vibrate or silent mode. I am ...
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Taking out of silence after x missing calls from specific person?

I'm using silent/vibrate mode most of the time, however, I do want to be notified by a ring if a specific user/s called me more than once Is there any setting or app to help with this request?
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Samsung S9 Notification Bar New Symbol?

anyone recognise the symbol in red please (from Samsung S9 phone running Android Pie)?
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Rocket.Chat GCM notifications not showing in LineageOS 16

I am running a Rocket.Chat server of my own and everything works fine with almost all mobile device clients (official 3.5.0) using it. So GCM and gateway (gateway.rocket.chat) work as should and ...
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Prioritize notifications on Android 9 for specific apps

I need to prioritize the notifications of an application among the others (sofascore to be more precise). I enabled in the settings the push notifications and the sound while the screen is blocked and ...
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Disable DND start sound?

I have a Moto g 6 with android 9. I configured do not disturb (DND) mode to automatically ensure silence from midnight to 6am. Nice feature but here it comes: Every day at midnight my phone plays a ...
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Remove notification “Activate Anti-malware service”

On my Samsung S10e device I get this notification: Device care - Activate Anti-malware service When I try to turn it off, it says: These notifications can't be turned off Which raises the ...
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How can I mute Youtube notifications without disabling them completely? (Android 6)

I want YouTube to stop showing me notifications on the main toolbar, but I want the YouTube app to keep showing them once I open it. It seems that when I block the notifications in settings the app ...
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Pie 9.0 Low Battery Notification Not Working (Moto G7)

New Moto G7 running Android Pie 9.0 Everything else works fine. The issue I'm having is with the Low Battery Warning sounds and notifications. Simply put, I want the most annoying low battery ...
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Is there a way to disable notification for whatsapp except from specific people?

Someone told me there's a way to disable all notifications from whatsapp except for messages from specific people. How can I do this? (I own a Pixel 3)
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What is this notification icon? [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me what this notification icon is representing?
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Turn off the prompt asking “You usually dismiss these notifications. Keep showing them?”

I often dismiss notifications from my home screen by swiping them. For example, I collaborate through google docs a lot, and get updates on when a document has changed. I like knowing when this ...
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Is it possible to do more with Gmail notifications?

I am running Android 6.0.1 on an LG X Power. When I get a Gmail notification that a single message has arrived, there are three different types of action I can take: I can swipe to dismiss the ...
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“Failed to delete” message when deleting files from SD card

I use smartphone with Android version 5.1.1 Whenever I try to delete files (videos, images, ebooks, etc) from my SD card I get the "Failed to delete" message. I looked for the solution to the problem ...
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sim processing error please help

error pops up right before shutdown and right after powerup but only for a second then goes away. phone seems to work okay but what is this? how do I fix this?
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Why is locked screen notifications not working?

I have an issue with locked screen notifications. When my screen is unlocked, I receive notifications with no issues. But as soon as the screen is locked, I don't receive any notifications or even ...
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Restore app specific sound

I changed the BBC News breaking news alert to my default notification alert. Is there a way to restore the alert to the default BBC one?
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Notification sounds playing during downtime

The last two nights I have been wakened by notifications from my Pixel 3 running Android 9. I don't believe I've changed any configuration. When I look at the recent apps on the notification screen, ...
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Not showing up SMS content when receiving

So I need to verify my phone number, by just writing a code that I get in SMS (This is for Steam). So, it's Steam Guard, I have to do it on mobile. When it is about to send code in sms, I actually ...
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Does blocking notifications at the system level stop data usage?

If I go to Settings -> Apps & notifications -> Instagram (or some other app) and turn notifications off for that app, does that stop data usage on my data plan? I ask because the message, ...
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What is the little icon in the top left

The icon disappears when I'm using the phone.
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Central way of setting vibration and sounds for notifications

Android 9 has this “do not disturb” mode as well as the possibility to set the volume to either something or just vibration. Then I can centrally set which apps are allowed to show notifications. But ...
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Delay and group notifications

I would like to be able to reduce the number of times my phone interrupts me while I am working, without significantly decreasing my responsiveness. I have a few ideas for how to do this, but I haven'...
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Show all notifications from one contact

For a while, this has been bothering me. I use various messaging applications (for example Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, etc.). If I receive more than one message from a single contact, the ...
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Notification access

Can I get notification access on my techno F1 Android version 8.1.0? And how? It's because am trying to use installed apps but they need notification access and that the feature is not on my device🤔
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Disable Notifications for “background users”

My family (me, kid, spouse) share a tablet. Whenever any of us get an alert, be it messenger or mail, the tablet sends out an annoying little chime, even if the recipient of the notifications is not ...
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Google Phone app notification glitch

Phone: Moto e5 Android OS: 8.1.0 Google Phone app version: 33.0.249138098 The Google Phone app appears to have a notifications glitch when swapping/tapping between its different tabs [Favorites, ...
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News Reel Notification Style

I want to change the way my notifications are displayed. Usually, a notification is a white block with some text on it that jump into the screen from the top of the display. YouTube: Normal ...
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Can we create widgets in the notification panel?

I know that there are widgets, that can display notifications' content on the homescreen. But can it be done the other way round? I want to put any widget in the notification panel, is it possible? ...