How to take control of your Android notifications

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Nothing exemplifies the double-edged sword of life with a smartphone like notifications. Staying connected with push notifications is essential, but if youre like me, you probably get pinged way too often. All of those games, apps, and system notices add up.
Android gives you a ton of controls to tweak notifications just to your liking. However, you have to put in a little bit of work in order to get the experience just the way you want. If you just want to give yourself a little breathing room, its worth it to put in the time to get things just right.Silence! Or mostly quiet, anyway

Android offers a dedicated do not disturb mode if you just want to be completely left alone, such as when you put your phone on the nightstand for the night. By default, it silences all notifications, with the exception of your alarm, calls and texts from the favorites in your contacts list, and anyone who tries to call you more than once within a 15-minute time period. The idea behind this is that you dont want to miss an emergency from a family member or someone else that really needs to reach you in the middle of the read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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Nothing exemplifies the double-edged sword of life with a smartphone like notifications. Staying connected with push notifications is essential, but if youre like me, you probably get pinged way too often. All of those games, apps, and system notices add up.
Android gives you a ton of controls to tweak notifications just to your liking. However, you have to put in a little bit of work in order to get the experience just the way you want. If you just want to give yourself a little breathing room, its worth it to put in the time to get things just right.Silence! Or mostly quiet, anyway

Android offers a dedicated do not disturb mode if you just want to be completely left alone, such as when you put your phone on the nightstand for the night. By default, it silences all notifications, with the exception of your alarm, calls and texts from the favorites in your contacts list, and anyone who tries to call you more than once within a 15-minute time period. The idea behind this is that you dont want to miss an emergency from a family member or someone else that really needs to reach you in the middle of the night.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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