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No longer getting message preview on locked screen

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by alan93, Apr 13, 2021.

  1. alan93

    alan93 Lurker
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    I used to get the message preview at top of the phone when screen was locked. I use this for work multiple times daily. Now when I get a message, it shows a blue message icon at top but the message is no longer showing.
    If it was a code to sign in I would get 123456 or something showing. Now I have to press the power button to show this.
    Also my notifications for messages are going crazy. I keep getting multiple notifications for messages. I can't figure out notifications settings at all.
    I have a ding set up for messages and a piano set up for general notifications.
    But I keep getting the piano for messages and not the ding.
    In Messages settings I have General notifications turned off
    And I have new messages turned on.
    I have a few custom sounds set for certain people and groups.
    When I hear these extra piano notifications, I pull down the top notification menu and there is nothing new showing!
     



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  2. alan93

    alan93 Lurker
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    I did figure how how to show these again, its under "New Messages".
    BUT I keep getting repeated general notifications (piano sound) after the new message ding. How can I stop this or figure out why this is doing this?
     
  3. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    just wipe cache for your message app....should fix the notification sound.
     
  4. alan93

    alan93 Lurker
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    I don't see an option for that in settings.
     
  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    settings>apps>messages>storage>clear cache

    that's how it is on my note 10+ 5G. it maybe slightly different on yours.
     
  6. alan93

    alan93 Lurker
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    oh got it thanks, I'll try that.
    I also saw a notification reminder that was turned on that would go off if I didn't check it every 3 seconds.
    I don't know why these things are on by default.
     

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