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 Peek / Heads Up notifications globally in Android Oreo?

There are multiple ways to disable Peek/Heads Up notifications in previous versions of Android (e.g. these or these), but it seems that the changes introduced by Oreo (Android 8.X) prevents them all. ...
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Disable or change audio ducking (lowering)?

The audio ducking feature seems to let apps decide to lower its volume or pause playback while a notification from another app is playing. Even though this feature is turned on by default, I am ...
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How to stop getting WhatsApp notifications from completely muted groups?

The groups are completely muted - no sound and no notifications allowed. Still, occasionally I get WhatsApp notifications (with sound and vibrations) that immediately disappear.I can see the WhatsApp ...
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In Android 10, is there a way to prioritize notifications (i.e. their lockscreen order) WITHIN the alert category?

In Android 7 (Nougat), there was a special option that allowed for improved granularity in managing notification order, see e.g. this report. I made extensive use of this feature but, alas, it has ...
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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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How to disable the notification badge on Whatsapp on LG G3?

I have LG G3. I want to disable all notifications from whatsapp, when I mute a group the only thing left is the notification badge (red number) on the app. Browsing for "android turn off badge ...
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Constant "<Untitled> Download unsuccessful." notifications

I'm constantly harassed by these "<Untitled> Download unsuccessful." notifications. After taking the above screenshot, I cleared the entire notifications list. Within the next three minutes (...
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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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Disable notifications per app and time frame

I would like to know if there's any app or any Tasker plugin that would allow me to block notifications on the weekends. I got two email accounts, one personal with the Gmail app and the other work-...
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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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WhatsApp shows I'm on call when I'm not

What reasons are there that WhatsApp shows me on another call, although I am neither using the application nor the phone as such. I don't know enough about WhatsApp to explain this to a friend who ...
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What might cause Notifications about Instant Messages to appear late and batched up on a Huawei P8 running Android 6?

I noticed a strange behavior on my newly-acquired Huawei P8 phone: Notifications about Instant Messages from WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Threema seem to arrive late and in a "batched up&...
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HTC First - Not getting any Notifications for Phone, text or Voicemail. Only can see when Clicking on it

One thing I liked about my old phone was if I got a missed call, text or Voicemail, it would putt a number, or in a more older phone I owned, an Alert symbol, notification informing me that I have ...
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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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How to stop "Couldn't sign in" notifications?

I have my Nexus 9 (on 5.x) connected to my iCloud account for email. It works fine, I even get notifications for new email. It can connect to the server just fine. However, I get notifications from ...
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How to enable preview in notifications on an Oppo phone

I recently started using an Oppo A77 phone and have no experience with ColorOs. All I am trying to do is to be able to display a preview (sender/subject/body/something) show up on my notification ...
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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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Instagram LED Notifications

I have a custom ROM on my S3, but that shouldn't really be the issue here. I am on JB 4.2.2. With my custom ROM I am able to set up different colors of the LED notification for each app that I want. ...
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Can I hide a program from ongoing activities in the notification bar?

Is there a way to hide the notifications that a given application shows in the Ongoing Notification bar?
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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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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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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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Remove Wi-Fi Calling Notification

How can I remove this notification without disabling Wi-Fi calling? This notification cannot be swiped away like most others, and I consider it to be a nuisance. There was a "solution" to this ...
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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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SIM popup messages keep the screen on indefinitely (Samsung A30s)

A little background: In my country, carriers keep sending those annoying pop-up messages (I think they're called class-0 messages?). This has been the case for a couple of years and they won't stop no ...
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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 doesn't happen every time but say, 1 out of 3 times it ...
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How to suppress repeated alert/notification sounds

Is there a way to suppress repeated alert sounds within a certain period of time - i.e after an event triggers a sound, do not play any further sounds for any more of the same event type that arrives ...
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How can I stop my phone from thinking it's connected to a computer?

I plugged my phone into my TV's USB port hoping to play video from my phone on the TV. This was not successful. It's been about 4 days since I disconnected from the TV and it still thinks it's ...
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Gmail App Expanded Email Notification Not Collapsed Automatically

Recently I freshly installed the Gmail app from the Play Store and it had this nice feature which offered a peek of my email in the notification area whenever I swiped down the notification tray; it ...
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How to Remove persistent "Samsung Account" notification? It keeps showing up regardless of settings

I have been struggling to find out how to turn off (or otherwise hide) the notification that says: Samsung account Tap here to use your Samsung Account I've read elsewhere online about ways to stop ...
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I am getting the notification: Disable harmful app. On disabling it, I am still getting back the notification. What do I do?

From the past few weeks, I am getting the notification: Disable harmful app "System Notification Service" can damage your device. On tapping on the notification, I am getting two options: ...
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new provisional message from cp client

i recently bought a new nokia 2, android (7 nougat) smartphone, and ever since i have started using it, i keep getting weird notifications from 'cp client' saying 'new provisioning message'. when i ...
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How to disable pop-ups and notifications?

I have Android 5.1. I use my phone as navigation when I`m driving and I need to disable all notifications and pop-ups. I know I can block notifications from settings, but this takes too much time to ...
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Disable USB permission in Android 7.0

I have an app that connects to an external piece of hardware via USB and communicates using ptp. In Android 6 this app would automatically start when connected to the hardware. The very first time ...
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Notifications are very delayed on android - but only sometimes (apparently FIXED)

I searched for my problem but what I found either wasn't answered or was very old response and maybe things have changed since then... I just got a Samsung Galaxy S8 and it's amazing, but maybe since ...
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How can I toggle email notification setting on/off?

I use my phone for emergency notification of critical systems 24/7. So when I sleep, I can't just put my phone on "Silent", I must mute only my eMail notification (which I do need on when I'm not ...
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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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Disable "Upcoming Alarm" Notification (without disabling alarm)

I'm fairly new to the Android platform so hopefully this is a silly question, but since I've had my Pixel (Pixel 1, Android 8.0.0), it's been giving me notifications for alarms I set in the Clock app ...
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Turn off email notifications (not Gmail)

I have been getting email notifications from Gmail and the default email app on my Samsung Galaxy Exhibit. I only want to use Gmail but, when I go to uncheck "show notifications" for the default email ...
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Remove "Switched to mobile data" notification

How do I get rid of notifications when the phone does not see a known Wi-Fi and switches to mobile data?
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How to receive a notification for each new message in a conversation?

If I have a conversation with unread messages, I get no new notifications for new messages in the conversation. Is there a way to get these notifications?
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Disable vibration of the phone, but leave it on smartwatch

I'm trying to figure out the best setting for my Android 5.1 phone during my working hours. When I'm at my workplace, my phone is constantly docked and in set to the Priority mode (this is automatic)....
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Incoming call notifications not working - Phone state

In my Android phone, Incoming calls notification is not working.Out going is working fine. Actually Whenever I am calling my mobile from my friend's mobile, Its saying "line is busy". If I visit call ...
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Turn off annoying notification/clock screen

When i turn on my Samsung S4 it often come a black clock/notification screen. How to turn it off?
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How do I turn off "Retrain OK, Google" notification?

Almost each time I look at the phone or unlock it, I get this notification: And it is really annoying. My phone is Huawei Mate 10 Pro, if that matters. Also, I checked into Settings, and Google ...
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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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How can I get rid of "Caller Name ID" from notification panel?

"Caller Name ID" appears on the notification panel constantly even though I clear all the notifications. How can get rid of this? (I'm not asking how to uninstall this app.)
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Notification Volume Control

One of the most annoying things about my phone is that the volume buttons adjust the ringer volume but not the notification volume. Is there any way I could write a script or configure my phone so ...
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samsung galaxy a3: block all notifications except email and sms

Device: Samsung Duos (SM_A300H) Android version 5.0.2 I want something very basic: that my samsung galaxy a3 works like a phone and makes sound only for call, sms and alarm. No more FB nor email nor ...

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