1. bostonbam's Avatar
    Downloaded the lollipop update lady night and now the only notification that works is that dam whistle. In the menu you click on a notification it works and saves as default but still only hear the whistle. I read in a nexus forum to move my notification folder but where is this folder and where do I move it to, that's only if that works. Any help would be greatly appreciated, I'm going crazy. Thanks!
    03-18-2015 01:16 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Try wiping the cache partition, which won't erase any personal data: http://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-10404
    03-18-2015 01:48 PM
  3. bostonbam's Avatar
    Thanks but I did that already and it didn't work.
    03-18-2015 01:58 PM
  4. bostonbam's Avatar
    From what I'm understanding from reading other forms is that lollipop is only reading the notifications in one spot and it's not where KitKat read them from but the posts I read don't tell you how to move them
    03-18-2015 02:04 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    If that's the case, that would be really silly on Samsung's part. I believe the folder that contains the system notification tones is a protected system folder, so you wouldn't be able to manipulate it. You can add your own notification tones by copying a sound file to the /storage/sdcard0/Notifications directory (but this wouldn't help you with the preinstalled system notification tones).
    03-18-2015 09:38 PM
  6. bostonbam's Avatar
    I think that's the problem I'm having and idk what to do. The only notification sound that works is the whistle and to me it's like nails on a chalk board. My ringtones all work fine it's just the notification sounds. I wish I never got this lollipop 5.0 update. Any other ideas are welcome and thank you for responding.
    03-19-2015 12:04 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Have you actually tried copying a custom tone to the Notifications folder, just so that you have another choice besides the whistle?
    03-19-2015 02:17 AM
  8. bostonbam's Avatar
    I have copied and pasted everywher . Notification folder, notification sound folder, I even tried making a folder but nothing will work.... I just don't get i . Theres gotta be a way
    03-19-2015 08:57 AM
  9. B. Diddy's Avatar
    After copying a sound file to the Notifications folder, did you try rebooting? I used to have to do this with my old Razr Maxx.
    03-19-2015 11:12 PM

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