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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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? ...
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How to prevent an app's notification from updating while the screen is off?

I have a bootleggers ROM (Android 9 pie) installed on a Motorola Moto E 2015 phone. I have a setting, enabled in adaptive display settings, which makes the screen to turn on, when a new notification ...
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Number of Vibrations for Notifications

My phone just updated to Android Pie, and like many hapless users I'm trying to adapt to the many changes. One thing that annoys me to no end, and that I can't seem to find any information on, is that ...
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Disable music ticker on ambient display

I have a bootleggers ROM (Android 9 pie) installed on a Motorola Moto E 2015 phone and it lights the display (ambient display) every time a new song starts playing on the phone. There is a setting to ...
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Strange icon on LG Stylo 3 Plus

strange icon appearing in status bar on LG Stylo 3 plus
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Spotify can't be killed?

So I've already seen this question after experiencing the problem where Spotify changes my lock screen against my will. I've accepted that in order to deal with this, my only recourse is to close the ...
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Outlook not showing notifications

I am using ms Outlook on my moto g5 plus android 8. My Outlook app does not sure any notifications. It used to but not anymore. What do I do?
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Dual SIM sound, vibration and notification settings

I have a Huawei P20 Pro. This might be a quirk with their software, but I thought I should ask either way. Let's say you have two phones with two numbers. One is your private phone and one is your ...
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Why does my headset swallow the notification sounds?

I've used the Blueparrott B250-XT+ headset for many years now. I love this headset, and I found it after trying a bunch of other models. I have 4 of these now. (My phone is a OnePlus 5T, OxygenOS ...
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Can we detect “Set as Priority” in notification settings

I am working on application where I need to detect whether the "Set as Priority" is enabled or not in notification settings I have tried and I have gone through the multiple blogs but couldn't find ...
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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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android notification repeat

I'm using Google Pixel XL (OG) w/ latest Android OS w/ latest security update, yet noticing that Android sometimes shows me exact same notification as it showed me recently and I already swiped it out(...
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How to disable vibration per-app in Android Pie? (Upgraded from Oreo)

In Oreo I could disable vibration for an app in settings > notifications. I can't seem to find this option anymore. It's gone from its usual place. Is there something that allows me to change ...
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Unknown “________ would like to send a message to 45567” notification

I keep getting these random SMS permission notifications. The app or service requesting to send the message is always changing. Pixel 2 XL on Android 9 on Freedom Mobile in Canada. Play Protect and ...
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Motorola G7, notification dots not showing

On motorola G7 Power, I have turned on notification dots in two places, but the dots don't show when I have new messages in text messages or Facebook messenger.
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Disable notifications for random news stories

Many times per day, my phone shows me notifications like the one below. It's a random news story (which admittedly is on a topic I am interested in), but I have never wanted to get a notification ...
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How to block sound notifications of certain apps at a certain time?

At the moment I use an app called Nights Keeper that automatically blocks ALL sound notifications for me during the time I sleep. The problem is that this blocks ALL sound notifications and I would ...
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Not a duplicate post - Does anyone know what app this notification is from? [duplicate]

Not a duplicate post - can't access phone. Does anyone know what app the notification in the left corner is from? It's not one that I recognise. Edit for further clarification: The notification is in ...
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Blackberry Hub+ Inbox exchange subfolder notification

I have a problem with a new blackberry key2 and app blackberry hub+ inbox. If I receive a new email which will be moved to a subfolder via MS exchange rule I only got a vibration and no sound ...
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Find my samsung notification

When logging into the "Find My Mobile" website, why do notifications appear on the phone that I am trying to locate? I don't really want someone to know if they steal my phone that I am tracking it. I ...
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Notification settings reset to default

I had turned off my notifications for the YT app in my phone. However after a point, it seemed that the notifications setting went back to default(i.e. they went back to being on) Why is that so?
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How to disable annoying “chat-heads” for Whatsapp

After a recent update (Android 9.0), I have noticed that Whatsapp Messenger notifications come up similar to how Facebook Messenger notifications are delivered - with a chat head. This is a circle ...
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WhatsApp notifications, cannot turn them off

I have the Nokia 8.1 with Android 9.0 (Pie), and I am having troubles with Whatsapp. I want to turn off group app notifications (especially the vibrations and sounds), but I want to keep the ...
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Question about notification icon on phone [duplicate]

There is a new icon of an S in a circle showing up in the notification bar and I don't know what it's for. Does anyone know? See here: https://imgur.com/a/gvEQRuo
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How can I reenable Gmail notifications after disabling them through Inbox?

I used to have both Inbox and Gmail installed. This meant duplicate notifications. Inbox had the option "Turn off Gmail notifications" which I had selected. Since then, Inbox has become defunct and I ...
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How can I create a custom popup message when I open an app?

I want to be able to have a popup message when I open an app, say Facebook, that reminds me that I'm wasting time.. That is: Click on Facebook app. Facebook opens. A message pops up saying "You ...
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Disable Sound after saying “OK Google”, Samsung Note 8, Android 9

I have a Note 8 with Android 9. If I say "ok, Google", I hear a notification sound, as described here for home devices: https://support.google.com/googlehome/answer/7410241?hl=en I hear this voice ...
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How to disable SIM notification telling you your number?

When I reboot my phone, I always get this message from Android: Your number: +XX XXX XXXX XXXX I'm on Android 9. How can I disable it? (I'm not changing SIMs or something, just plain reboot.) To ...
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Android Whatsapp constantly notifying about web login

I tried Whatsapp web using chrome browser in Windows and it works great. But, I don't like my android app notifying often that 'there was an active web login'. I am using Samsung A7 and my other ...
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Disable push notifications from a non-HTTPS website on Firefox Mobile

I visited a YouTube proxy website, NSFWYouTube, and since then I receive unwanted push notifications from that site like this: [image above, not showing for me, is https://i.stack.imgur.com/xV11T.png]...
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Mute all notification sound except Call Message and WhatsApp to be on Vibration Mode

I have a brand new Galaxy S10. I would like to keep the phone in mute mode but want the phone to vibrate if there is any Call, SMS or any WhatsApp notification. How to do this? I do not wish to root ...
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How to Get Back the External SD Card Notification

I used to have a notification whenever the external SD card was in the tablet. Recently that notification has disappeared. How can I get this notification back. I like this notification since I am ...