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 can I get a notification when a Bluetooth device stops being accessible by my Android phone?

I wonder how I can get a notification when a Bluetooth device stops being accessible by my Android phone. I use Pixel 6 + Android 12. Example of list of Bluetooth devices that are accessible by my ...
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Facebook Messenger notification sound for contact seems to not be in use

I want to set the notification sound for messages from a Facebook Messenger contact. When showing the contact profile, there is a "Notification Sounds" menu and when clicking that, I can ...
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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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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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How to set the notification dots on a Moto G6?

I activated the notification dots on my Moto G6 following this process: Settings > Apps & notifications > Notifications > Allow notification dots, but the dots are not appearing. Did I do ...
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How to find out what application triggered the notification sound?

Something is randomly triggering a notification sound on my phone, but there's no banner, and if I check under "Notifications" in the settings there's nothing there either. Is there any ...
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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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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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Outlook Notification sound only plays if Outlook is closed, but also arrives 30 min delayed

I am using Outlook on an Android phone. When I send an email to the phone: If Outlook is closed, the email will arrive up to 30 minutes later, accompanied by a Notification sound If Outlook is open, ...
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Opening notification with ADB and notification ID on Android

I am trying to open a notification on my Android device using ADB and the notification ID, but I am getting the following error message: Starting: Intent { act=android.intent.action.VIEW cat=[android....
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Can I get a 'noisy' or persistent alert for google calendar? [duplicate]

I miss some reminders on my phone, either due to notification fatigue or because I'm away. But some events/reminders I want to be absolutely sure I do - like pay a bill. I want a way to get google ...
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Notifications removed after the timer times up, how do I disable it?

There's a timer when a message sent to me, and after 7 minutes the notification automatically removed from the notification list. How do I disable it? It's on Android 9, Oppo A12, ColorOS 6.1.2
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Disable Whatsapp group notifications except from one person in that group

I want to turn off all sorts of group notifications from a specific group in Whatsapp, except if a specific person in that group sends a message there. Is there any way to do so?
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Which notification settings controls Family Link notifications?

I have migrated my daughter's phone from Microsoft Launcher to Google Family Link. Everything works as expected (or even better) and the only problem (or actually one of two problems) we're facing is ...
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View PC notifications on phone [duplicate]

I know that this has been asked before here, but I don't have sufficient reputation to post a comment here and ask if there is an update applying to Windows 10/11. I am looking a solution for the ...
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How can I suppress notifications, such as Amber alerts, on Android 11?

How can I suppress notifications, such as Amber alerts, on Android 11? I am getting numerous alerts for which I can do nothing, but my peace is being interrupted by these irrelevant alerts.
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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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Receiving notifications throughout user profiles

I'm using 2 user profiles on my Android 12: 1 for my work apps, 1 for my personal apps. Recently I installed an app for my home security on my personal profile. Whenever my cameras recognize somebody ...
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Set custom notification sound per contact regardless of app - Samsung Phone

I own a Samsung phone (One UI 5.0 Android 13), and was trying to set a custom notification sound for a contact (technically a "room") in the Element android app. In the process I found this ...
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Why is there a box floating on top of my other apps?

I'm coming back to Android after many years, and trying to manage Notifications. That's supposed to be accessible by holding a finger on a notification and a menu will pop up allowing you to adjust ...
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"pop-up message" obstructing for 120 seconds, was 2s [duplicate]

I have a new Motorola phone (moto g pure XT2163DL, Android 12), and it's giving me trouble. For multiple apps, the "mini-notification" or "quick status message" that they display ...
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Remove app notification when app opens from launcher

I have looked all over the place and cannot seem to find a way to automatically remove an app's respective notification upon the app opening from the app launcher. In iOS this behavior was just a ...
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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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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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How to disable the notification badge on Whatsapp on LG G3? [closed]

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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Whatsapp notification bubble on app icon: change to look like Apple ios 15 i.e. RED and NUMBER of UNREAD MESSAGES ? So prominent

Android 12 Motorola. Is it possible to display the number of unread messages in a prominent color - preferably a RED and the NUMBER of UNREAD messages ? This would make it much more prominent once the ...
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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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Location icon/sound keeps popping about once an hour on Amazon Fire tablet, how to make it stop?

On my Amazon Fire tablet, I've never had an issue until last week. This icon pops up random, maybe once or twice an hour with audible sound as well. (Verso is the title of sound it makes from ringers ...
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How to activate time left notification in Google Family Link?

I installed the Google Family Link app on my kid's phone, mainly to limit his screen time. He asked me to be notified before his time is running out but I can't find a way to activate such a ...
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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 block specific notifications from an app?

A certain app I use gives me crucial notifications that I need, but also notifies me almost daily that over 80% of my RAM is used. I would like to allow this app to send me all notifications except ...
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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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Settings keeps showing notifications

Everytime I click my settings on my home screen it keeps showing this: On-body detection Keep your device unlocked while it's on you M Add another email account Set up your personal or work email ...
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What does "Amplify transfer service is running" notification means?

I got a notification for an app saying "Amplify transfer service is running." What does this mean?
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How to disable the Lollipop notification popups while in a game?

I know there are fixes for a rooted device with Android 5.0+ to stop the notification popups for like text messages and apps like facebook. These I've found tend to be perminant and not so easy to do ...
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Persistent "New provisioning message" notification 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 tap ...
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How to fix "Notification access is not available" on Android Go?

I have a TECNO Spark 2 running on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition). Every time I try to install apps that require notification access, it says that the feature is not available. How to fix it?
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Disable location sharing's notifications in Microsoft Family Safe

I am a parent and I don't want to share my location. Is there any way to get rid of this damn nag: Or am I forced to see it each time I open up the app. Also I don't understand why am I seeing ...
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Sound of notifications working but media of apps not

1 → All volumes are maxed out 2 → My device has "Do Not Disturb" mode disabled 3 → My device has "Battery Saver" mode disabled My notifications work perfectly sound, but when I try ...
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Receive Google sign-in notification to only one Android device

I have two Android phones A and B. When I sign in to a specific website using my Google account, they send a notification to both of my devices for two-step verification. https://support.google.com/...
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get emails from specific emails - instantly

I'm trying to make sure that when I get specific emails, I get notified instantly, loudly, and even if I'm in "do not disturb". The emails are going into a gmail account. These are things I'...
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Send a notification (or just vibrate) to phone via ADB/shell

I would like to be able to send some kind of notification to my android using a remote shell script (SimpleSSHD running as root, so basically the same as an adb shell). On an iOS device I can use the ...
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Android 12 popup over the keyboard (screenshot)

I'm having an issue with Android 12, on a Samsung Galaxy 22 Ultra. It is showing some kind of popup over my keyboard and it sits there way too long so I can't continue with what I was doing and I ...
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How to determine why my pixel 3a running android 12 just beeped, and stop the unexplained beeping

My cell phone has a habit of beeping, with no recent notification present either on the lock screen or on the screen you get when you swipe down from the top of a home screen. (Sorry, I don't know ...
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Can't grant notification access on Android TV

I have a Kogan TV with Android TV 9. When I try to grant notification access to any app (just Notifications for Android TV & Pano Scrobbler for now), it reverts to being disabled after I back out ...
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Different vibration sounds for different contacts

I would like to have different notification "vibrations" based on who messages me. Ideally, this would be done on any of the main messaging apps (Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Snapchat, ...
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Save notifications when rebooting

When you reboot an Android, all notifications are deleted. Is there a way to save the notifications and restore them after reboot? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
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Rate limit notifications from an app

So when family and friends go bananas on a communication app, the phone spews alerts endlessly, one for every single message. Sometimes even every time someone starts typing! Some apps, like signal, ...
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Disabling notifications for Samsung Messages

I'm using Samsung Galaxy S5. I switched to using Google Hangouts for SMS. I cannot disable the default Samsung Messages' notification, so I get a duplicate of each notification from the messages. I ...
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All the built in notification tones are now gone after clearing the Media Storage app's data

The Album app on my phone fails to detect some of the pictures I have after I moved them. I tried clearing the Album app's data but it didn't do anything. After looking around the internet, I found ...

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