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Push notifications are notifications directly sent from a server to your phone using Google Cloud Messaging or similar, without an app on the phone having to run all the time to create the notification

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Is a standalone periodic email checker app feasible?

I bought my first smartphone in 2012. I had one motivation for doing so: my clients, instead of ringing me, were increasingly emailing me. I had to have a computer "to go" to respond in a ...
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How to identify which Google user account any particular push notification is intended for (A13)?

Long story short, my wife has many accounts (against my advisement), and one of them is sending Find Device push notifications that aren't being pinged by either of us. I advised her to check all her ...
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Tecno BC3 failing to push notifications [duplicate]

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App's notification options no longer enabling

The app in question is "Final Fantasy Brave Exvius". I've checked with their subreddit, and only one person noted they have a similar issue. Using Samsung S20 FE and this was not a problem ...
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What should be whitelisted in a firewall to allow push-notifications?

I'm using a firewall (NoRoot) on (Samsung) Android (10) to try to harden it, but now, push-notifications aren't coming through. I'm trying to figure out which apps/services are responsible for that ...
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What's this app icon? [duplicate]

Hi I hope anyone can help figure out this app icon on the notification bar. I can't for the life of me know what it is. lol
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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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How can I increase the maximum stack size of notifications in the notification tray?

So my current phone is a Samsung Galaxy S21. I receive a LOT of push notifications, by choice. The problem is, when I receive those push notifications for, say, Twitter, the number of notifications ...
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All notifications come at the same time

I have a Samsung S21 Ultra 5G, using Android OS 11 I have enabled push notifications for multiple apps and gave them all different notification sounds. Apps like news, twitter, banking, online ...
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Why did the account sync became so delayed specifically for the Google account?

Until recently Gmail messages arrived to my Nokia 9 PureView instantly. But recently unacceptable sync delays appeared in the Google account, especially in popular services like Gmail. Nokia suggested ...
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FB Messenger App notification not showing up / coming through when phone is locked, then all coming through same time, only when app is opened

I don't know if an update occurred, but a number of days ago now (maybe since the FB outage), my FB Messenger messages on the Messenger app (not the Facebook app, or Facebook for Desktop) are not ...
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Phone vibrates only for first notification

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI 12.5.1 (Android 11) When the phone receives a stream of notifications (e.g. 1 message per 7 seconds), only the first notification is accompanied by vibration - other ones ...
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Are push notifications normally slow?

I have a persistent problem with notifications to all apps on my OnePlus6+ where they typically are delayed 30-60s, often I will get several notifications showing at once or when I unlock my phone ...
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Privacy effects of disabling notifications through Android settings

Assumption My question assumes the following situation, that is what I could understand about Google's push notifications system. If I misunderstood anything, please correct me here. When a web ...
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Gmail app repeatedly notify for the same email

When I receive an email, there will be a push notifcation from the Gmail app. If I leave it unattended, it will pop up again and again. I set the sync frequency at every 15 minutes in order to get ...
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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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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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Get Notifications from Google chat web to android

I use a work account on google chat on web. But Google suite of that account dosnt have Google Chat/Hangout app for android. And as far as I know, Google chat only gives me push notification on web. ...
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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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Call someone automatically after receiving an app notification

I'm fairly new to android, I just want to know if it is possible to implement a feature on an app that when you would receive a push notification it will call a specific number or send a sms. Ive been ...
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Tracking push notifications that I receive on my android phone

I'm trying to set up a tracker that stores text messages and push notification that I receive on my phone in a google sheets spreadsheet. I have already found a way to forward each SMS that I receive ...
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How do certain apps show new notifications when internet access is restricted to them?

I have disabled WhatsApp's access to Internet by disabling both WLAN-usage and mobile network usage. I thought this should block WhatsApp from accessing the internet. But miraculously WhatsApp gives ...
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Android 8 delayed notifications

Every once in a while my device get "stuck" - I send an SMS or Email, and they are received only after 10 minutes or later. The device can be "stuck" even when the phone is on, and running other apps. ...
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Why do some apps still get push notifications when there's no data? [duplicate]

I have both Facebook and Instagram blocked from using data on my phone (only WiFi), but I still get push notifications from them when not on WiFi. How and why is this happening, and how do I stop it?
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Will android background execution limitation issue affect Android notifications in 8.1 + devices?

Recently i have updated my device from 7.0 to 8.1 . Will android background execution limitation issue affect Android notifications in 8.1 + devices? Some of the app's notifications are not showing ...
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Drive sends an almost-daily "1 file is now available offline" notification

On my second device (Nexus 5), I keep getting the same notification from Drive almost every morning. When I click on it, the app opens its main screen without marking the file that I was notified ...
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How can you increase notification size?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and I get notifications which are a bit longer than can be displayed. For example Helen wants you know that there are items waiting for you will be displayed as ...
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Custom date/time based notifications [closed]

Is there an Android app on the playstore that allows these features: Period notification reminders (daily, weekly, monthly, specific times, etc) Custom notification text Ability to send the same ...
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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 to remove persistent "Mi Band is Connected" notification in Android?

I have Mi band 2 from Xiaomi, always connected to my Android device for fitness activity tracking. In the notification drawer, there is always a persistent(unclearable notification) - "Mi Band is/isn'...
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How do I consistently receive notifications from one app, and no others?

This basic question has become increasingly difficult over the past two years. I have a Samsung with Android 8.0. Amazing, I cannot rely on Calendar to make a tone before an event, and this state of ...
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Prevent other users to get Whatsapp notification [closed]

Is there is any way to prevent other users to get notification when I joined Whatsapp? Apparently, I don't want others to announce I'm using it as I'm trying to join it for only selective friends and ...
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Enable notifications for some emails in gmail application on Android

I am not sure this is good place for this question, if not, if you could please route me to right page. So the thing is, I have android phone, and I have GMail account, and application GMail ...
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My phone buzzes (twice) but no notification

Since maybe a week I have this weird situation where my phone buzzes twice every so often, but there is no notification. It is really annoying. I saw some search results suggesting that this is a ...
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Push notification a certain date

I want to have a push notification a certain date. Google calendar lets me create "reminders", but I do not even see those in the app "Calendar" or the app "Google Calendar", even if the latter shows ...
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Can apps with Baidu Web Push work on non-Chinese devices out-of-the-box? [closed]

For our client, we are developing an application where the majority of the users are located in Mainland China and we need to support push notifications for this group. Since Google and GCM (Google ...
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How do android check for apps notifications? Can I change the frequency between checks?

I want to make my phone (6.0.1) check for notifications each hour (instead of each minute, or whatever it's set as default). Is it possible? I'd like to change this value for notifications in general....
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Why am I getting random push notifications from Venmo?

I got a Samsung Galaxy S8 not too long ago, and I can't seem to stop push notifications about random Facebook friends making transactions. First, I am logged in, so it's not the random-public-...
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messages stuck in notification area

I have a Samsung J3 running Android 7. I have received 2 notifications which seem to be stuck in the notification area, no way to get rid of them. One is a Push Message saying that I've used 1.6Gb of ...
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How do I receive push notifications for all posts in a Facebook group?

I used to be able to receive push notifications for all postings to a specific Facebook group, but that option no longer appears anymore. Here is the current Facebook setting: How do I receive push ...
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How do Samsung apps get updated on Samsung devices?

Many of the Samsung apps, such as the Camera are not available on the Google Play Store. What mechanism is used to update these apps? Is it "Samsung Push", "Galaxy Apps", or something else entirely? ...
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Notifications barely appearing (Nexus 6P)

I have been having this problem in which some apps (examples would be Business Calendar 2 and Telegram) don't show notification properly. The do appear, but only for a split second and then ...
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How to have an individual notification for every message?

Similar to the iPhone, is there any way I can get a separate, individual notification for every SMS, update, (any sort of notification)? This is not specific to SMS, but rather to any app. ...
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Can I send myself push notifications from a server without making my own Android app?

I am making a chat box on my website that sends the text to the server which forwards it to my phone as a push notification. The problem is I have basically zero Android or Java programming skills. ...
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WAP Push messages - what and why are they?

I've recently noticed that my phone received a strange SMS from sender called "wap_push_si!". Googling about this message provides that it might be some kind of cellular-network-carrier maintenance/...
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Push notifications are being sent only from 5 apps

I have bought yesterday a Xiaomi Redmi 3S. For some reason I get push notifications only from 5 apps: Whatsapp, Facebook, Allo, Gmail and Outlook. I don't get push notifications from any other apps. ...
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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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How to turn off all notifications of Android Facebook app? [duplicate]

There are many old/partial/... threads about this where I find none of them satisfactory and sufficient. I want to turn all notifications off of my Android Facebook app. It has not been possible ...
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Economist app stuck with old issues

This has happened to me repeatedly with the Economist app on Android. Basically the app usually automatically downloads the weekly issue by push notification, but sometimes it simply doesn't do that. ...
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