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How do certain apps show new notifications when internet access is restricted to them?

App developers can tell better but what I perceive is that many modern apps use Firebase Cloud Messaging - a proprietary service from Google, not part of AOSP - for push notifications. In fact ...
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How to remove persistent "Mi Band is Connected" notification in Android?

Profile -> Settings -> Show Status in Notification Shade August 2018 Android version 8.0 MiFit App version 3.4.4
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How do certain apps show new notifications when internet access is restricted to them?

As you have denied direct network access, WhatsApp can't access the Internet for directly sending/receiving data. However push notifications on Android are mostly not received by the apps. Instead all ...
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How do certain apps show new notifications when internet access is restricted to them?

No, WhatsApp does not hack around the network restrictions. The app, after a certain amount not being able to connect to its server because you have disabled internet connection, is just guessing. ...
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Can apps with Baidu Web Push work on non-Chinese devices out-of-the-box?

We've integrated the Baidu Cloud Push on our own device (non-Chinese), in Europe, and we were able to receive a push from the Baidu Cloud Push Console. So apps with Baidu Web Push do not need any ...
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Enable notifications for some emails in gmail application on Android

To enable notifications for Forum emails, follow the steps below: Open Gmail → open the menu on the top left → settings → [email protected] → manage labels → forums →...
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Drive sends an almost-daily "1 file is now available offline" notification

I had the same problem and I think unchecking the "make recent files available offline" setting in the Google Drive app did the trick. I'm using Google Drive v2.20.261.01.40 on a Google ...
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How do push notifications work?

Late reply to old question but worth putting it. GCM was deprecated on last April 2018 and google has recommended to use FCM instead which is similar to GCM. we don't need to write our own ...
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Are push notifications normally slow?

That push messages are not delivered in real-time is because of the battery optimization Android applies (this optimization may additionally also be applied by the Google servers providing the push ...
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Privacy effects of disabling notifications through Android settings

Push messages - what do they contain What data each app receives via Firebase push notifications can be very different. Some apps receive the complete message content as Firebase push notification to ...
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Notification doesn't show up on Redmi 8 MIUI 11 and 12

This is usually a problem with battery optimization. Go to your settings and identify the list under battery optimization (that is the stock Android name, it could be battery saver etc). Remove those ...
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Tracking push notifications that I receive on my android phone

Google push notifications are handled differently than SMS. AFAIK only Google Play Services app has access to all push notifications (as it receives them). Therefore getting those push notifications ...
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Android 8 delayed notifications

Here's a list of things you can try: Make sure you haven't disabled the app by force quitting on it Make sure power saving mode isn't on Check Data usage to see if Background Data is enabled for the ...
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Drive sends an almost-daily "1 file is now available offline" notification

Apparently, the files that I've uploaded recently are being flagged as "Available offline", which downloads them to the device and the app shows this notification when a download is completed. I ...
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How can you increase notification size?

pull down the notifications or tap the arrow down to expand the full message or notifications
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Custom date/time based notifications

Personally i use Simple Calendar that does all of your features. Altough the bonus, is if you snooze the alarm. You can also set multiple alarms for one event. Simple Calendar is ad-free. Links: F-...
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How do I consistently receive notifications from one app, and no others?

I had what seems like this problem in reverse i.e. I was getting notifications from too many apps. After searching for any and every possibility I could think of, it finally turned out to be with ...
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Prevent other users to get Whatsapp notification

Users don't get a notification or the like, when you join WhatsApp. (Maybe you're mixing up with telegram where users do get notified?) But, when someone who has your number will try to send you a ...
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My phone buzzes (twice) but no notification

After using https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.evanhe.nhfree&hl=en I discovered that all of my ghost vibrates were due to Accu Battery. Some search results had pointed to that but I ...
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Why am I getting random push notifications from Venmo?

When the notification appears up top, swipe the menu down and hold your thumb on the notification for a second or so. There should be 3 options that appear, one being "block notifications."
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How to have an individual notification for every message?

Customising android to mimic ios notification style While android os is still lagging behind ios in terms of personalisation and notfications there are a dozen of applications that come close to ...
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WAP Push messages - what and why are they?

I cannot answer all your questions, but I can tell you this, I was also getting a message regularly from WAP_PUSH_SI! with no content in it through my stock Samsung messages app. I would delete it and ...
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How to turn off all notifications of Android Facebook app?

A good alternative is to delete the Facebook app and set up a browser shortcut on your homescreen through Contacts. BTW, your internal storage will be spared a huge accumulating burden as well. I ...
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How to turn off all notifications of Android Facebook app?

Current solution is the differential solution which I use because the company has no plans and/or motivation to respect the users privacy. The company tries to impress users by letting them ...
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How do I get MIUI to allow notifications for reminder apps?

On MIUI 8, under Settings, Permissions, you can add individual apps to Autostarts. This is the only thing that worked for apps that I wanted to keep running in the background (eg Gentle Alarm). The ...
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From Visual Studio/Eclipse/IntelliJ to my Android phone - when is the build done?

I think I have found what you would like. Eclipse plugin named Jenkins. Looks exactly like what you are talking about. It can monitor jobs (and even let you fully interact with it through your ...
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From Visual Studio/Eclipse/IntelliJ to my Android phone - when is the build done?

I would even say you could use VNC (I would use it via an SSH tunnel or VPN don't just expose VNC port to the world it's VERY unsafe if you do not (see port forwarding over ssh tunnel for easiest way ...
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From Visual Studio/Eclipse/IntelliJ to my Android phone - when is the build done?

This can be done in two ways: Application Suggestion There are applications that will show a notification on your computer from your phone, for example, Pushbullet and Desktop Notification from ...
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Why do apps like WhatsApp, Facebook run background services in android even though their apps on iOS without backgroung services

Because they can. In Android you can create background services and do a lot with them, whereas in iOS Apple does not allow you to do this. Both use push notifications to get your new messages when ...
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