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How to view closed notifications on Android?

If the notification has disappeared, it does not mean that it can't be returned.

Modern versions of the Android operating system allow you to instantly swipe with the screen absolutely all notifications. But sometimes it happens that the user wants to recover lost notifications, especially those that have not been read. By default, the "green robot" offers such opportunities, because of what you did not learn about some important events. Fortunately, if a little adjust the settings of the smartphone, you can get access to all smooty recent notifications.

Important clarification

The first version of Android had the notification log. That is, for each alarm after swipe completely eliminated from the memory. Therefore, the following method is not suitable for very old smartphone and tablets. For the first time this log is appeared in the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.

Under the log means a separate settings section, which contains all notifications. Not only is it the alerts from different apps, but also all the service information. For example, here you can find a mention of how many were activated Wi-Fi, when there was data transfer via Bluetooth, etc. when the phone began to hang, then the notification log to find out what caused it.

note: by default, the notification log is not available on all Android devices. On some smartphones it may be completely absent.

The activation notification log

To view the notification history on Android, you must first become a developer. Of course, this refers to the activation of the corresponding section in the settings, not a requirement to write some kind of computer or mobile program. More specifically, the following steps are required:

Step 1. Go to "Settings" in any convenient way.

Step 2. see "On the phone».

Step 3. Here, locate the "build". On some devices additionally may need a visit to the subkey "Information ON».

Step 4. Several times click on the above item. Five is usually enough touches. After that, a message appears indicating that the device has activated the developer mode.

So, it now remains to implement the method through which navigates to the notification log. On Android this is done in the following way:

Step 1. Hold your finger on any empty area of the desktop.

Step 2. Click on the "Widgets».

Step 3. , Drag to the desktop the widget "Settings", looking in the form of gear.

Step 4. You will be prompted to choose quick access to what settings you need to. Click on the item "the notification Log". The signature on the widget will immediately change.

Step 5. Click on the widget by going to the appropriate section. Here you can see all closed notice. Including should be displayed, even those that were smooty with the corresponding panel or lock screen by accident.

If your smartphone has no built-in notification log, then you can install a third-party app through the Play store. One of them Catch notify, which is distributed free of charge.


Unfortunately, the function is working properly on all gadgets. For example, in Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) последняя версия прошивки совсем не располагает виджетом «Settings». А на MOVES MIX 2 tap on the widget is a window appears with an error. In short, everything depends on the implementation of this feature in specific brand the shell. Just more stable update log running naked Android on Nexus smartphones, Pixel and Nokia.