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How to recreate Android’s old notification ticker using Tasker

Android's notification system is one of its biggest advantages over iOS, but that doesn't mean everyone is satisfied with how Android's notifications have turned out. For example, Android 8.0 Oreo's notification channels were designed to give users more control over alerts, but they're also a mess to deal with if an app creates more than...

Bridge syncs your notifications between your Android smartphones and tablets

Being able to sync information between our connected devices has been a highly requested feature for a lot of people. These requests are typically about syncing notifications and SMS messages between a phone and a desktop or laptop PC, but there are times when syncing notifications between Android smartphones and tablets is the main goal...

Miss the notification LED on the Pixel 3 and OnePlus 6T? Try Pixel Pulse!

Android enthusiasts tend to be the last group of people who cling to features that OEMs deem "unnecessary." We've seen this over and over again. The 3.5mm headphone jack is a hot issue right now, but one that seems to be flying under the radar is the notification LED. This feature that was a mainstay...

Google Chrome for Android will let websites send notifications with Quick Reply support

Google Chrome is constantly undergoing changes, and something interesting is on the way according to the Chromium Gerrit. Websites will be able to send you a notification, just like now, but with added Quick Reply support. That means you can get things such as a Facebook notification from your browser and reply just like you...

How to Customize the Size of the Quick Settings Button Layout on Samsung Galaxy Devices

Google introduced actionable quick settings toggles from the notification bar in Android Lollipop, but Samsung devices have had this feature for much longer. In the most recent version of Samsung's software (now called Samsung Experience, though most of us still think of it as Touchwiz) based on Android 7.0 Nougat, users are able to customize...

How to enable Quick Reply from the Lockscreen on Samsung Galaxy Devices running Nougat

Android Nougat was a huge update for fans of the stock Android experience. Besides official multi-window support and a whole host of other changes, the update also brought a new quick reply feature to allow you to reply to messages from the notification shade without opening the app in question. Before the 5th Android N Developer Preview,...

Quick Reply from the Lock Screen will soon return to Android Nougat

One of the many welcomed new features in Android Nougat is the ability to reply to notifications in a pop-up without having to switch applications, a feature we've come to label "Quick Reply." The feature made its debut in the first Android Nougat Developer Preview, and with the second Developer Preview the feature was further expanded...

The Android Notification Nuisance: Need Smarter Notifications? They Are Coming

Notifications are an integral part of a user's experience with a device. It's one of those areas on our phones that we see tens and possibly even hundreds of times everyday. It serves as the primary area of getting a user notified about things he cares about -- at least, that was the plan. But app...

Samsung, Stop Putting Trash in My Notification Tray

There is one thing I love about getting Nexus phones, and that’s the wonderful feeling one gets when setting them up. Why? It’s hassle free, fast, unobtrusive. It launches you right into the experience, no questions asked. The same can’t be said about Samsung phones. While I reckon that TouchWiz as a ROM has truly been...