1. editionfws's Avatar
    Hey everyone.
    I am a very long time BlackBerry user and just picked up a used s3 for a great price.
    On the blackberries, when I get a text or message in whatsapp there's always the spark (star notification) on the icon so when I look at my phone, I see the notification and know to check my messages.
    Is there anything similar for the s3?

    I have a rooted s3 on 4.2.2

    Thanks and sorry if this is a dumb quickly question, this is my first android.
    05-17-2013 07:01 AM
  2. meyerweb#CB's Avatar
    With the stock S3, you should see a notification icon in the status bar at the top of the screen. You can set this in the settings menu of each app. If that's not enough, with a $4 investment in the Nova Prime launcher, and a little time spent, you can get more than just a spark, you can get the number of unread items. See this thread:

    05-17-2013 08:42 AM
  3. editionfws's Avatar
    Awesome! Both things are good to know. Thanks!
    05-17-2013 02:17 PM
  4. Kamori's Avatar
    When I moved from my BlackBerry to my galaxy s3, I missed that feature too, nova is really good and I just rely on that now S's I'm un rooted!
    05-17-2013 02:51 PM
  5. EvilMonkey's Avatar
    The LED should also flash. I forget which color text messages are by default since I run a custom ROM. Mine flashes blue for email, green for texts and yellow for Facebook.
    05-17-2013 06:01 PM

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