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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Lock and erase options not appearing in Android Device manager

My FairPhone appears in the Android Device Manager, its location is picked up, and I can ring it: As you can see the separate Lock and Erase options do not appear as illustrated in the help: If I ...
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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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Push notification on Samsung Galaxy Note (GT-I717)

Why is there no push notification or some notification for incoming messages in the screen when the phone is in locked state? I am using Samsung Galaxy Note. When my phone is in locked state, and when ...
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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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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 to disable app notifications of a certain app? [duplicate]

How can I disable the app notifications of a certain app I installed from Google Play?
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What's the point of Airdroid's “Find phone” feature if phone is not on the same network

I started using Airdroid today and was perplexed by how its "Find phone" feature works. As far as I can tell, my web Airdroid and my phone Airdroid are connected only when they are in the same local ...
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How do I open a used notification in Android?

Does it have someway to "re-use" the push notifications? I know that exists a way to create a shortcut to only view the used and past notifications. I want something that gives me the oportunity to ...
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How to auto turn on screen or stop screensaver to show received push notification?

Whenever my Samsung S7 with Android 8.0 receives a push notification with either: The screen off, charging or not The screensaver active, charging I'd like the screen to auto-turn on itself to show ...
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Prioritize notifications on Android 9 for specific apps

I need to prioritize the notifications of an application among the others (sofascore to be more precise). I enabled in the settings the push notifications and the sound while the screen is blocked and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Receive push notification when a user I'm following tweets specific hashtag

Is there a way to configure the Twitter app for Android to submit a push notification when a tweet by a user I'm following contains a specific hashing I'm interested in.
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Sync only on screen on

I just bought a Nexus 4 (4.2.2), the problem is thta whatsapp/gmail/facebook (all apps) only show notifications when the screen is turned off (so I'm not notified if a message arrives with a led, ...
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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 ...