1. Teresa001's Avatar
    Hi, since downloading lastest version of 5.0 lollipop on S5 I keep getting large banner style notifications appearing on my home screen. I think they're called, floating notifications?? When I go into application manager it only gives me the option to turn them off completely. Ideally I'd like to return to the original app notifications version. Also, there's no sound when I receive a text message... at all!!!

    Ready to pull my hair out grrr......
    Please help... all suggestions welcome
    04-27-2015 11:43 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Unfortunately, with Lollipop, you can't selectively turn off the banners and only get the little notification icons. This is a common complaint about Lollipop in general, and hopefully Google is listening and will address it in some future update.
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    04-28-2015 12:51 AM
  3. Teresa001's Avatar
    Thanks B. Diddy Yea hopefully they get it sorted asap *fingers crossed* But also, would you know why I'm not getting a message tone?? Ringing tone, alarm tone everything else is working perfect but for some reason im not getting a tone when a new message arrives :/
    04-28-2015 08:10 AM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Do you never get message notifications, or is it only when you're in the Messaging app, with that conversation open?
    04-28-2015 11:04 AM
  5. Teresa001's Avatar
    I get notifications okay (the banner ones lol) but no sound at all for messages. I left my phone beside me in yesterday and only for me checking, an hour later, I would never have known I had any messages at all. The ring tone, viber message tone, Facebook tone every other tone alert work except for the message one :/ All very confusing.
    04-29-2015 06:57 AM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Open the Messaging app, tap Menu>Settings, and test out some random notification tones--do they play samples for you?
    04-29-2015 10:34 AM
  7. Teresa001's Avatar
    Yea that was one of the first things I did, I've tried changing the tone multiple times and still nothing. Lol, it's ridiculously.... I have honestly tried all the obvious things and nothing at all will work :/
    04-30-2015 06:57 AM

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