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 turn off vibration for incoming messages in Google Chat (not Hangouts) - Android 10?

I can't find a setting anywhere in that app. I'm aware of the options present: All messages, New threads, @mentions, etc. I want those notifications. I just don't want the vibration. Tried going into ...
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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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Where does your Samsung phone store its default ringtones? [duplicate]

So my grandma gave me a Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime from 2017, and it doesn't have any SD card inserted. So where does my phone store its defalt ringtones and notification sounds? I tried going to Android&...
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How to check if notification delays are because of WiFi?

I sometimes get delayed or no notification of whatsapp and Instagram. How to check if it's my wifi's issue or if it's my phone's?
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Getting rid of "X Google enrollment" in Android 11? since I don't use Assistant

Since I have a new phone with Android 11, every now and then I see a notification about "X Google enrollment" whatever that may be. Upon searching around I see it's nothing to worry about, ...
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WhatsApp on Android 11: getting rid of all notifications except for receiving messages?

I have recently installed WhatsApp on a new phone with Android 11. For some reason, WhatsApp keeps bothering me with tons and tons of notifications. 'Backing up' or 'Checking new messages' or '...
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How do I exclude songs from being ring-tones/notification tones?

So, I have amassed quite a collection of music on my phone, which runs Android 4.1 (yes, I know this is old… the phone works better than many newer devices)… about 3300 odd tracks. I also have 3 files ...
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How do I get rid of the many sticky notices about my hotspot with tethering?

I'm using a smartphone as a WiFi hotspot - and connecting a PC to it with a USB cable. As I plug the cable in, I get a first notification bubble: USB debugging is on Tap to turn off USB debugging I ...
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How to allow Messages notifications to show?

A couple weeks ago I suddenly stopped getting notifications for the Messages app. I'm still receiving text messages, with no delays.But no notifications are showing up in the top notifications bar. ...
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Notification doesn't show up on Redmi 8 MIUI 11 and 12

Some push notification from some apps (some games actually, I wasn't aware about other apps) suddenly no longer appeared. When I first bought this phone, they all worked fine, but then I updated MIUI ...
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Can't enable notifications for SMS messages with MIUI 12

I'm using a Xiaomi 9 SE phone, with MIUI 12.0.2 (global). I'm not getting notifications about incoming SMSes! :-( I tried the general phone settings, under Notifications; the slider toggle for SMSes ...
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What is the official name and nature of the panels that are sliding upwards in web browsers

I think the title sums up pretty good what I am asking but, here is a screen capture of the particular type of in-browser panels I'm wondering about I don't mean the ones android system shows when ...
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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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cannot disable notification sound when galaxy s10+ starts to charge

Every time I place the S10+ in the wireless charger, or remove it from the charger, the phone barks at me. I cannot locate a place to disable this. If I turn the sound for Notifications off, the sound ...
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Stop Notifications when the App is closed

This may be a stupid question since the Android is maybe supposed to work this way, still though I am wondering if this is possible. Two apps, Microsoft Teams and Outlook are sending the notifications ...
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How goes The Guardian make (multi-) coloured notification icons?

The election notifications have a red and blue notification icon which remains coloured even in the notification bar (while other icons are monochrome to fit with custom themes). I thought android no ...
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Can I prevent notifications from being forwarded to my watch during Do Not Disturb?

I have a Pixel 3 phone running Android 11, paired with a Garmin Venu watch. The Pixel can forward notifications to my watch via Bluetooth, with per-app notification controls specified in the Garmin ...
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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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Disable heads-up notifications

How to disable heads-up notifications (pop-up notifications)? (These are the notifications that show at the upper part of the screen and obstruct the view.)
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Stopped receiving AIB bank code notifications

I have recently stopped receiving notifications from my bank and one card company when they send me codes to log on to their sites on the PC. I have a Huawei PSmart 9 phone and I am on 02 network. ...
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Turn on display for new notifications?

Is there a way to turn on the display for new notifications arriving? Use case: I enjoy having my display turned off but don't want to manually turn it on to check for new notifications on my lock ...
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How to export phone usage time data to json/csv/sql/txt raw form?

There are many apps like Google's Digital Wellbeing and another famous app called Action Dash. These apps show your data about how many times the phone unlocked, per-app usage stats, no of times 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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Where are notification preferences stored? How can I save/restore them?

Where are per-app per-notification preferences (the kind, sound, vibration, etc. settings for each type of notification for each app) stored on Android? I'd like to back them up to be able to restore ...
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How to stop notification sound from playing three times?

I noticed several years ago after getting a new phone that newer versions of the Android software seem to play my notification sound three times. Prior to this phone it only ever played once. It gets ...
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'Network permission' notifications for apps in Android 10 - turning off

I have Android 10 on my phone. In the 'Settings - SIM card & mobile data - Mobile Data - Network Permissions' menu, I have set wifi & mobile data access as "disable network" for some ...
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How to disable amazon **pop up** notification

I am using the new Moto One fusion plus. The notification only appears as a pop up and doesn't not appear in the notification bar. I have been annoyed by the notification and have even uninstalled the ...
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Google Weather's notifications show weather in F°

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy A30s. The following is what I see in my notification panel - 70° in Peniche, Portugal Clicking in it, I'll get the following screen which has the number for the weather ...
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OnePlus 5T - Inconsistent wake lock screen notifications on certain apps (delayed or never shown)

I should preface this by saying this is a long post that has a lot of screenshots. For months possibly a year, I’ve been having an issue with certain apps where notifications either do not appear at ...
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How to hide "Do not disturb" notification card

Is there a way to hide this notification card? I have Huawei P30 with an up-to-date Android 10 (EMUI 10.1.0 - Build version 10.1.0.133) and I believe this card started showing up after a recent ...
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How to keep notification badge when dismissing notifications?

I am running LineageOS 17.1 (which is based on Android 10). When I receive e.g. an e-mail or a Telegram message, the notification appears as you would expect and the app icon on the home screen gets a ...
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Adaptive Notifications re-enabling itself after some updates

I have a OnePlus 6T running Android 10 / OxygenOS 10.3.4. The problem I'm about to describe has, I believe, been present since the system upgrade to Android 10. I started seeing these suggestions on ...
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Mysterious vibrations from "System Interface"

For some time my Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vibrates for no apparent reason. It's a very short vibration with no notification of any kind so at first I thought I'm imagining things. But I noticed it's ...
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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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How can I configure WhatsApp so that an email is sent to me when someone sends me a message on WhatsApp?

How can I configure WhatsApp so that an email is sent to me when someone sends me a message on WhatsApp?
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How do I see number of or icon for unread messages?

My device: I use Android 9 on samsung galaxy s9. Background: I believe there was a feature before (or maybe currently still, but I turned it off) about showing number of unread messages on apps like ...
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Automatically discard old notifications

I'm new to the android OS, and have a few devices: Chromebook, android tablet, and android phone running google's standard OS. I've noticed when I have my phone off all morning and turn it on at lunch ...
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How to stop push notifications to Garmin Vivoactive 3 from Android Phone when lost connection?

I have a Vivoactive 3 Series watch which is hooked up to my Android phone. When I get text messages I get notifications on my watch (what I want). However when I go in a dead zone in my house my phone ...
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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. Android Police - Android N Feature Spotlight: Full Importance Settings ...
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Can a blocked contact see any number changes?

I would like to ask, whether a blocked contact will receive an information,if I change my Viber phone number? Is it possible to make the change by only informing a selected group of contacts or ...
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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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Notifications don't pop up

Recently some of my apps have stopped notifying me about messages or any other things. So, I don't receive notifications in time, but then I open an app and see all those messages that were actually ...
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Phones got unknown and unrecognized notification sound

It is not a tech question.... Few days ago I was with my friend in the same room. Suddenly my phone and my friend's phone had a notification sound almost at the same time. We thought that we ...
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Call Android phone using an API

Is it possible or are there any applications that provide an API to make it possible for a script on the internet to ring the phone? I need to get reminded of a specific action that happens in an ...
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3rd party messaging apps with random silent notifications problem

I am having a weird issue. I am on Android 10 on my LG G6 and I haven't installed any doze control app or greenify type apps etc on my phone but whenever I receive any message on 3rd party apps like ...
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How can I stop the native clock app's countdown-timer from throwing one notification per minute?

I have Android 8.1.0 installed, and when using the countdown of the native clock app, it throws one notification per minute. I would just like to turn that off. In the Settings under: Apps & ...
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apk into user app ( installed via adb ) and apk into system private-app

Same apk if is installed into system app, have disabled the app Setting for Notification (APP_NOTIFICATION_SETTINGS) if is installed as normale app or user app, via adb it does not. anyone can point ...
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Is there any way how to reactivate email notifications for new messages on Facebook's Messenger?

I was getting email notifications for new messages on Facebook's Messenger. Then I installed Messenger Android app. Then I removed Android app. I would like to use Facebook and Messenger on web only. ...
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How to enable optical/LED notifications on Android 9/Fairphone 3?

I'm used to the LED indicator light on the front for unseen notifications from Moto G2014/LineageOS 14. I searched for 10 minutes for a setting and I think I revisited all of them. There is however a ...
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Preventing your device from vibrating whenever it gains or loses its mobile network connection

I've been using a Moto G (2nd generation) running Android 6.0 "Marshmallow". I was playing with the settings, and changed some setting. Now, every time the phone loses or regains cellular service — ...

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