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Get Notifications Under Control

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 by | Filed Under: Android, Smartphones
 
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Buried in notifications on your Android phone and tablet?

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There is a way to get them under control and limit them to just the important stuff. Here’s how to do it in Lollipop:

Tap your settings icon.

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Then choose Sound And notifications.

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Scroll down to Application Notifications.

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Tap it and you’ll see your apps listed in alphabetical order.

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Tap an app and you’ll see the option to turn off notifications or set those notifications as a priority.

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Switch Block to the On position and you won’t receive any more notifications from that app.

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Set an app to priority and it will appear at the top of the list and will even notify you when Do Not Disturbe is turned on.

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For Android Kit Kat, go to settings and then open the App Manager.

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You’ll see a list of apps.

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Tap on the individual app and scroll down to turn notifications on or off.

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~ Cynthia

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