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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Notification only on opening apps issue

I have a phone running android 6. The phone was working fine but recently it has started showing issues with notification. The notifications are not displayed until apps are open from launcher. ...
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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?

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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App doesn't send push notifications

I've one app (ISS Detector), that doesn't send any push notifications for month. The notifications for this app are enabled in the settings and in the app itself. On other devices, the app sends ...
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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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What app is this icon from? [duplicate]

What app is this notification icon from? Can't figure it out. It's the icon in the middle.
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Can I restore a bunch of Firefox tabs sent to an Android device, which were lost in a restart?

I sent a bunch of tabs to my phone. They arrived as notifications, not actually opened tabs. I opened a few of them, but most were still notifications. And then my phone died, which generally loses ...
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Can I track stats of my interaction with notifications?

I would like to have my interaction with each notification automatically tracked. I'd like to get results such as: "What percent of the time do I open vs dismiss the notifications from each app?" (...
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Notifications just not working on Twitter

I have a Sony XZ with Android 8. Notifications are working fine for all applications - except, for some reason, Twitter. I want to get sounds for direct messages. A sound is selected. Direct message ...
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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

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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Baidu - Receive push notifications in China [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 group?

I used to be able to receive push notifications for all postings to a specific group. that option no longer appears anymore. please see https://photos.app.goo.gl/CsDyZ1um9dHAqs883 if the image link ...
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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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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 receive notifications from a host on the same Wifi network?

I would like to use my Android phone to display notifications sent by other hosts (PCs) on the same Wifi network. I'm not sure what the exact term is for that notification. Is there a non programmatic ...
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Can the Chrome logo icon in the notifications bar be changed to reflect the site delivering the push notification?

I've heard plenty about the power-draining properties of Facebook's app - I'm obviously as keen as the next smartphone user to find ways to save battery power. Of course, others have concerns about ...
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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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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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From Visual Studio/Eclipse/IntelliJ to my Android phone - when is the build done?

Is there maybe an easy way to have my Visual Studio/Eclipse/IntelliJ "Build Successful" console output trigger a push notification to my Android phone? Sometimes it fails in less than a minute, ...
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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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What is the difference between active notifications and push notifications?

I know what push notifications are. But recently, I saw the term active notifications and push notifications used interchangeably. I am confused if they mean the same thing or different things. Does ...
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Does blocking app notifications stop app from accessing internet?

On Android smartphone, we can hold finger on any notification from app and after clicking on "i" it shows option to block any further notification from the app. Say for example, I do this for gmail ...
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Push notification over my phone dosen't work in my home only

I have an android phone that doesn't notify me with any events and or updates whatever it is in my home only. while when I use the "Data Connection" over 3G or when I use any open WiFi it notify me ...
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How to show an image in notification which is coming from an app server using google cloud messaging in android

Link of image is coming from an app server but image is not shown on app in notification. How to resolve this problem? Please help me
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Only notifications from text messages are being shown

As the title says, I only get notifications from my texting application but not from everything else. A couple of examples: I use pushbullet to share a website with my phone, but I won't get the ...
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Custom notification sound for particular Hangout keeps reverting

On my stock, unrooted Samsung Galaxy S3 running Android 4.4.2, with Hangouts version 6.0.107278502 set as my default SMS app, I have the following settings (only giving you those I deem potentially ...
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Clear popup/push notification of an app without getting it removed from Notification drawer

I'm currently using an LG G3 with Lollipop 5.0.1. The problem I'm having is that when I'm using an app (or just doing something general on my phone) and I receive a text or similar notification a pop-...
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Configurating push notifications

I've been struggling for a while with push notifications. I want to configure them so I can avoid getting social networking notifications while at work. I don't want to uninstall them or log out, and ...
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private or unknown calls on call logs

I have noticed that when I receive a call from a private or unknown number, the notification does not appear on my call log list. How can I get a private or unknown number call I receive to appear on ...
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No push notifcations on LG G PAD 8.3 with android 4.4.2

I Just bought a new LG G PAD 8.3. it says it currently has Android 4.4.2 version. That's my first time with android, I have an iPhone so I'm used to see push notifications, both real time and all ...