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S10 Notifications not waking up screen!

(Topic created on: 10/03/19 11:16)
AndroidUser2019
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I converted from IOS to the Samsung Galaxy S10 recently and the one and only thing that has been troublesome is trying to figure out how to allow notifications to wake up the screen.

 

Sometimes I have my phone on the desk whilst working on my computer, the only way I'd notice if I've received a notification is if the screen lights up, but I can't manage to find such option in the settings.

 

I'm not looking for solutions that involve 3rd-party applications. I'm looking for a solution within the device itself.

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StellarTraveler
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@DanaAlina wrote:

Hello,

 

I made the settings for notifications, downloaded Glimpse, now I got to the point where my screen lights up when I receive notifications and I have the messages on the screen. However, if I receive messages (whatsapp/facebook messanger) from multiple people, it only shows the last message from each of them.

As I recently moved from IOS to Samsung, I find this extremly non user friendly, as I constantly need to tap the screen and unlock it in order to read the messages, whereas on Iphone I just had to scroll on the lock screen to read the entire unread conversation (I had a line per each message received).

Is there any solution for this?

Thanks


GLIMPSE NOTIFICATIONS WILL SURELY DO THE TRICK! ONLY ONE THAT WORKS. Built in listener that wakes to ANY app you choose. problem solved.

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DanaAlina
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Thanks for your answer. However, as I wrote in the initial message,  glimpse answers only part of my request, as I don't only expect for the screen to light up, but I also want to see all messages, line by line (not grouped according to recipient and app, and not only the last 2 messages).

It feels strange that both Samsung and android are so well appreciated, and i had high expectations for them. Unfortunately, I feel like using them is totally not user friendly (what is it with downloading so many apps for each configuration?!). Also, it feels like i need to put serious time and effort into customizing and configuring my settings (definitely not one of the phones that you just take out of the box and start using). And on top of all these, the best quality, the highly customisable feature, that is so well known, seems like is not actually that well developed, as I can't customize it to my needs. And after reading reviews online, it doesn't feel like I am the only one facing this issue.

madebyDBM
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I feel your pain. Upgraded from the S8 this week and seem to be spending hours trying to get the S10 to do the most basic things. Currently not getting any consistency with notifications: I'll get ones from Twitter sometimes but not always; Google Tasks is only notifying when the app is open... List goes on. And yes, I've been fiddling with the battery settings for individual apps etc to ensure they're not being put to sleep.

Even the screen took some research and fiddling with to get skin tones looking less yellow and washed out (using the blue light filter hack discussed elsewhere on here). There have been other issues too.

I feel like I'm beta testing a phone instead of enjoying using a new one. And let's face it, they're not cheap. I just want the basics to work and not to be diving into the settings every 5 mins to sort out yet another issue.
StellarTraveler
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@DanaAlina wrote:

Thanks for your answer. However, as I wrote in the initial message,  glimpse answers only part of my request, as I don't only expect for the screen to light up, but I also want to see all messages, line by line (not grouped according to recipient and app, and not only the last 2 messages).

It feels strange that both Samsung and android are so well appreciated, and i had high expectations for them. Unfortunately, I feel like using them is totally not user friendly (what is it with downloading so many apps for each configuration?!). Also, it feels like i need to put serious time and effort into customizing and configuring my settings (definitely not one of the phones that you just take out of the box and start using). And on top of all these, the best quality, the highly customisable feature, that is so well known, seems like is not actually that well developed, as I can't customize it to my needs. And after reading reviews online, it doesn't feel like I am the only one facing this issue.


glimpse is only a notifier and nothing to do with carriers messaging or provisioning

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Moacir
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Hello,

 

Its this i hate so much in the android, but today, i have to work with an android.. I am come from iOS to, and basic functions, like this, its native, and many others, we do not need third party programs, with bugs or what i need to pay for this.

 

Android Samsung, its the SO more close of iOS, and its beacuse i choiced this Cellphone. I am not have a S10, but an A20, and this basic function, to wake up display when receive notifications, its primordial, its basic, but need third party program, seriously?

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aydinao
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Agree
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aydinao
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What u mean by manually select. I check each app and saw that all The permissons are okay but it still doesnt work
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jean37
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I found the solution.

settings,  display, edge screen, then turn on or off edge lighting.

 

regards

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IonBuza
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Just activate the AOD( always on display) and your notification will turn on the screen ... I had the same problem and fixed it with this tip. 

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fotisgem
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i can confirm that the screen wakes up in EVERY notification at the beggining , but then, for no apparent reason , stops ! 
i ve contacted samsung , they also said that there is no such option , but if not, how is it happening ??? every time i do a format , screen wakes up when i get a notification..

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