How to centralize your notifications to keep your own interface [Exclusive Guide]
you’re the type to receive a new notification every 5 minutes, tons and tons of different applications? You are an Aesthete in perpetual search for a way to make your smartphone unique? This tutorial will teach you how to centralize your notifications in a single bar clean and aesthetic, allowing you to make your interface clean and neat.
Mobile operating systems have always had a problem of size, taking the magnitude as the usefulness of smartphones grows in our daily lives. And it is to manage notifications itself on our television screens.
As time passes, and more critical applications are on our smartphones. And of course, they do not hesitate to engage our attention from time to time. Among new in Android 7.0 Nougat , the redesign of the notification pane is no coincidence.
Despite the many forms that this component for taken, we don’t yet found its perfect shape. With this tutorial, you will have already to keep your own interface by grouping your notifications in a simple bar, aesthetic, clean and neat. The most manic of you will be thrilled!
- Android Lollipop 5.0 or higher
for this tutorial, we will use an application requesting certain features are not accessible before Android 5.0 Lollipop. Note that you will absolutely not need root rights to perform the operations that follow.
Install Notification Hub
to be able to centralize all notifications within a single bar, we will use the application Notification Hub. Don’t worry about the origin of it, since it is directly available on the Store over here:
to the first launch of the application, you will be able to define what notifications will appear exclusively in the new Taskbar Notification Hub will create. This will allow you to remove the usual notifications of applications, or keep them if you want adventure.
Select the applications that you want to appear in the Notification Hub bar only, but not in your notification pane.
Subsequently, the application will ask (naturally) the right of access to your notifications. It is she who will eventually take care of these, so it’s quite natural. Let us guide you, and select “Notification hub” in the menu “access to notifications.
Second step: the application will ask you to give him permission to access user data. This will allow the application to sort your notifications according to their importance. Let us guide you, select “Notification Hub” and allow access.
Last optional step: you can give access to the location of the device. The feature is useful in the application paid Pro version, we recommend that to deny this right.
Manage Notification Hub
and here! You now have a new very simple bar at the top of your pane of notification, which includes all of your applications, preventing it from becoming long and difficult to read. When you click on it, you are brought directly to the application itself.
On the home page of the application, you can find in the section ‘Time’ your notifications sorted according to the time that you received. If you want to see more clearly, the section ‘Priority’ will highlight to read priority messages.
This final section will evolve over time, as she will learn using your smartphone to deduce what notifications are priority for you.
In the application configuration, you can find the list of applications that will appear exclusively in this pane by selecting “Hide notifications in drawer.
If you want to set only appears in normal notification applications and not in this new bar, ‘hide notifications from hub’ here’s why!
Never uncheck ‘Notification widget summary’, as it is the notification bar itself!