Questions tagged [push-notifications]

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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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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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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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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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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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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Push notification not working

the problem I am having is with Push notifications in Android. In order to receive my WhatsApp notifications I need to manually launch the application, which I don't want do. I want to be able to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do apps like WhatsApp, Facebook run background services in android even though their apps on iOS without backgroung services

What is the reason for apps like WhatsApp running background services in andrioid even though in iOS they work smoothly without any background service
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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 to configure Push Notifications for CloudMagic with out Google Play Services enabled?

I am using Nokia XL. I used to use AquaMail in Nokia XL with push notifications. But for CloudMagic, it asks google play services for push notifications. What's the alternative to use push ...
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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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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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How do push notifications work?

I am wondering how is push notifications system working? Is there an active TCP/IP connection that runs in the background to Google servers?
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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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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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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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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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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 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

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How do I get MIUI to allow notifications for reminder apps?

I'm using an MI phone (Redmi Note 4G), it runs on MIUI v7. This is a problem that a lot of people have been facing for a really long time now: Push notifications for reminder apps (Say Wunderlist, ...
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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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Is Samsung Push Service redundant?

I would assume the Android OS would handle Push Notifications for applications, since some phones are not Samsung phones. Can I safely disable this push service, and still get push notifications from ...
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Notification numbers for a lot of apps don't show up?

We recently switched from iPhone to Android and on both of our Samsung phones, apps that we have notifications for (Facebook, Skype, etc.) do not have a number next to the icon showing how many ...
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How do I disable Instagram notifications?

How do I disable push notifications for Instagram? As much as possible, I don't want apps to do any push notifications (except for MMS).
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K-9 Mail - Pushing mail only when interacting with app needed

With K-9 Mail, could you please advise if it is possible to have these mail fetching settings: 1) Polling every hour, both when interacting with the app and when running in the background. but also: ...
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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 ...