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Notifications

Notification LED

The notification LED shows a:
Illustration showing the location of the Notification LED.
  • 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.

Notifications panel

Notification icons inform you of new messages, calendar events, alarms, and activities in progress such as files downloading.
Screen showing the notifications area of the status bar.
Screen showing the notifications area of the status bar.
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.

Screen showing the notifications panel.
  • 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.
  • To change what app notifications you want to receive, tap Manage notifications. You can also snooze some notifications to temporarily remove them. For more details, see Managing app notifications.

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 Snooze icon.
  3. Tap Snooze dropdown arrow 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.

Turning Notification dots on or off

Some apps may show a dot when they have notifications. You can choose to turn the Notification dots on or off.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then tap Settings > Apps.
  2. Select an app, and then tap Notifications > Advanced.
  3. Tap the On/Off switch next to the Allow notification dots option to turn it on or off.

Managing app notifications

Choose which types of app notifications to enable, disable, or override your Do Not Disturb settings.
  1. From the Home screen, swipe up and then tap Settings > Apps.
  2. Tap the app whose notifications you want to customize.
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Tap the On/Off switch or check box next to the option you want to toggle.
App notification settings are applied to notifications in the Notifications panel and the lock screen.
Tip: You can also press and hold a notification in the Notifications panel or the lock screen to see the notification settings you can customize.
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