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Notifications

Notification LED

The notification LED shows a:
  • Solid green light when HTC U11 is connected to the power adapter or a computer and the battery is fully charged.
  • Flashing green light when you have a pending notification.
  • Solid orange light when the battery is being charged.
  • Flashing orange light when the battery level reaches very low.

Choosing when to flash the notification LED

You can change when to flash and which apps will flash the LED when there are new notifications.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then tap Settings > Sound & notification.
  2. Tap Advanced.
  3. Under Notifications, tap Flash LED for notifications. Choose whether to always flash the LED or flash it only when the screen is off.
Tip: In other apps, check their settings to find out if they have an option for flashing the LED.

Notifications panel

Notification icons inform you of new messages, calendar events, alarms, and activities in progress such as files downloading.
When you see notification icons, open the Notifications panel to check out details of the notifications that you've received.
To open the Notifications panel, slide down from the top of the screen.

Or just swipe down anywhere on the Home screen.

  • Tap the notification to open the corresponding app.
  • To dismiss just one notification in the list, drag it left or right.
  • Slide two fingers apart on the notification to expand it and see more details or see if there are more notifications bundled inside it. Slide two fingers together on the notification to minimize it again.
  • Some notifications allow you to take immediate action. For example, tap a missed call notification to return the call or reply with a text message.
  • If you have several notifications, scroll through the list screen to see them all.
  • To dismiss all non-persistent notifications, tap Clear all.
  • You can change what app notifications you want to receive and also snooze some notifications to temporarily remove them. See Managing app notifications.

Managing app notifications

You can choose which types of app notifications to mute, block, or override your Do Not disturb settings.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then tap Settings > Sound & notification.
  2. Tap Advanced.
  3. Under Notifications, tap Notification, and then tap the app whose notifications you want to customize.

    You can also press and hold a notification in the Notifications panel or the lock screen to see the notification settings you can customize.

  4. Tap the On/Off switch next to option you want to toggle.
Settings for app notifications are applied to notifications in the Notifications panel and the lock screen.

Snoozing notifications

You can snooze notifications to temporarily remove them from the status bar and notifications panel.
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the Notifications panel.
  2. Slide the notification slowly to the right or left, and then tap .
  3. Tap then choose how long you want to snooze the notification.
The snoozed notification shows up again on the status bar and notifications panel as soon as the snooze time ends.
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