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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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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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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Notification sound is too loud when listening to music with a headset

I'm using a Galaxy S6. When I'm listening to music with my headphones plugged in, notifications come through startlingly loud. I checked my sound settings, and I have the volume for notifications ...
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Allowing alarms to sound during calling states ( phone / skype / Discord )

How can I allow alarms to sound off while my phone is in a calling state? When I'm not in a call alarms sound as you'd expect them to. When I am in a ( Skype, Discord, Phone ) call the phone simply ...
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How do I set Android’s Clock app to vibrate for timers?

When I set my Android to All Notifications Vibrate mode and set a timer with the Clock app, the only notification I get is an on-screen display of the time counting negative past zero. There is no ...
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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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Gmail notifications aren't working as expected

Gmail notification doesn't work correctly for me. I think it happened after the latest Gmail application upgrade. I tried to clear Gmail data and cache, but to no avail. I get new email ...
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Why does Android GMail app pop an icon for new mail when I delete a message in web GMail?

I have my GMail Android app set to notify on new messages. However, it ALSO pops up notifications when I simply delete an existing (new or read) message from the web-based gmail.com Is there 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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Notify me only once or twice a day

Is there a way to bundle all my android notifications and let notifications arrive at a specific time of the day? For example, let's say I only want to check notifications at 10am and 6pm, everyday. ...
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How do I prevent notifications from certain app from being dismissed?

So, going on the opposite side of the maiority of people: there are apps whose notifications I don't want to be able do dismiss. For example, I use Samsung Health and Daylio to keep track of my ...
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Getting the Europa notification tone off my old phone

I'm moving from a Nexus 5X to a shiny new OnePlus 5T. I like my old Europa notification tone, but it's not on my new phone, and I couldn't find a way to find the file on my old phone without rooting ...
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Mystery "notification" sound

Right, so this is a weird one. LG G4 on Rogers running Android 6.0 I'm randomly getting a loud notification sound late at night that wakes me up, but has no notification that comes with it (so I can'...
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How to sync notifications between two android devices?

I have two android devices, but I usually use only one at a time. I want to see the other device notifications without using any computer or web app. I can use AirDroid to see notifications, but only ...
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How can I know which app is giving me notification sounds?

I've removed the permission for almost every app to show me notifications on the status bar but now that led me to a situation in that a lot of times during the day there will be a notification sound (...
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How to dismiss an individual entry from the Calendar Notifications list?

On my Nexus 5 phone running Android 4.4, if I have several calendar notifications come at the same time, I can easily dismiss them all at once by either: 1) pulling down the notification menu (...
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Google Now "time to leave" notifications are late

When I first got my Nexus 4, the "time to leave" notifications from Google Now were reasonable. I'd get a notification at 9:30am saying that I should leave at 9:45am for a calendar appointment. After ...
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Is it possible to set custom calendar notification sounds for each calendar event?

I'm trying to create a custom notification sound for a single calendar event. For example, I want to use one mp3 for my reminder to take out the garbage, another for a birthday reminder, etc. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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System notification service error

Getting this error from system notification service. With two options, Keep it anyway (unsafe) or disable. I'm getting this notification in every 2 minutes. No matter if I select disable, or keep it ...
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No Vibrate During Calls

Is there a way to get my phone to not vibrate during calls? I want it to vibrate for various notifications when I'm not in a call, but it's a bit startling with my phone up to my ear. I've found a ...
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Any option to get notification on new mail from Gmail delegate?

Recently I got access to a Gmail account as a delegate. How can I get a notification when new mail arrives in this inbox of the delegated mail address? This was asked in 2015, so I'm asking here to ...
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Vibration / sound priority notifications for a Gmail label that continue until dismissed

I know the Gmail app has some per-label notification settings, however I don't see an option for a notification to appear when you have priority notifications only or an option to repeat the ...
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Block "Mobile Data Turned Off" Notification

I keep getting this one notification from Call Services on an AT&T LG G5 that says "Mobile Data Turned Off." Indeed, mobile data is turned off when I switch from cellular data to a wi-fi ...
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Mobile data disabled notification

After upgrading to marshmallo i get that notification (mobile data is disabled) ,when i swipe it , it appears again, for sure I know that mobile data is disabled ,i use mobile data rarely. It keeps ...
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Nougat upgrade damaged my notifications?

I updated my Nexus 5X to Nougat and ever since regret the decision. Previously if I had a notification the illumination light would start working. If I just turned on the display, not unlock, the ...
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Do apps need to be started once to receive background data

I just recently bought my first Android based phone (Samsung Galaxy A3). One thing I noticed (or maybe imagined noticing?) is that I appear to only receive notifications (like a new message in ...
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How to force apps to use default notification sound or vibration?

Every other app has its own notification sound or vibration. Some apps have unpleasant notifications sounds or vibrations so long I think I'm receiving a call. I like my life simple: I want all apps ...
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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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make calls ring (sound) while notifications vibrate only

Is it possible to control volume in such a way that I can make ringtone ring (sound), while notifications only vibrate. It doesn't matter if calls vibrate or not, ideally though it does vibrate. I ...
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Avoid Google Hangout notifications on phone while chatting on laptop

Hangout notifications on my phone are fine when someone starts up a conversation with me. But once I start chatting to them on the computer, I still get a (loud) notification tone on my phone every ...
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Android tablet does not receive notifications when screen is off

I have a Ainol Novo 7 Aurora v3 tablet using unofficial ROM, rooted, CM10. Android OS version is 4.1.2, and I found that it cannot receive notifications such as WhatsApp. After the screen is turned ...
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Why don't I get Google Talk notifications on my Android from people using iPhones?

I'm using the stock Google Talk app. I don't seem to have a problem getting Google Talk notifications from people on a PC. However, I don't get any notifications at all from people using iPhones (or, ...
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Marking an e-mail as unread pops a "new email" notification

My wife and I both have Samsung Galaxy S2 phones, and use the GMail app for reading and writing emails. In that app, when I mark a read mail as "unread", it throws me back into the previous screen ...
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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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How can I eliminate duplicate notifications when I have a custom notification on a Gmail label?

I've set up a custom notification on a particular Gmail label (call it [special]). However, when an email with the [special] tag arrives, I get a notification for both the [inbox] and [special]. ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I manually open the Google app news/article push notification history?

The Google app (com.google.android.quicksearchbox) sends notifications. Some of these are suggested searches, while others are specific articles. These are separate from Google News. If I tap one of ...
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How can I disable notifications in the pulldown but keep status bar icons, for a specific app?

I have an app that gives me the current date in a non-Gregorian calendar. It has a permanent notification (I can't swipe it away to dismiss it) that I see in the pulldown notification area and an icon ...
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OnePlus6 oxygen os 10.3.0 "popup notifications no longer available on your version of Android"

I updated my OnePlus 6 to oxygen os 10.3.0, and I can't enable pop notifications, especially on whatsapp. Attached are the screen shots. (Click to enlarge)
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Notification with inverted color with dark mode

On Android 10, negative images i.e images with inverted color are displayed in the notification from custom-notification apps when dark mode is enabled. Notification with light theme/dark theme: ...
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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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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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