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[How To] Block Notifications From Specific Apps on Android Phone, Tablet [ For ICS Also ]

There are times when you may feel when certain apps on your android phone or tablet are annoying you with their frequent notifications sounds and messages you see on the phone lock screen. Now with the latest Jelly Bean update, you can now mute notifications from specific apps on your android notification center.


This way you can easily hide the notifications for specific apps, in order to configure this you will need to go to Settings >> Apps


Under apps, you will see the list of all apps which are installed on your android phone, tablet and you can tap now on the app for which you want to silence notifications.


Under the app details, you will see the check box which allows you stop the notifications to appear for the app you selected.


If you uncheck the checkbox, which says Show Notifications – you will not see notifications from this app in the notification center.

Stop Notifications From Apps in Ice Cream Sandwich

However the option to silence the notifications is only available on android devices running Jelly Bean or higher version of android, but with a simple app called ICS Notification Silencer – it simply sets your ringtone and notification sound volume to zero, then sets it back when an incoming call is detected. When the call is complete, notifications are automatically re-silenced.

Notification Silencer

As per the developer free version of the software supports one set of “on” and one set of “off” triggers (upgrade to Pro for unlimited!). It has been tested extensively on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus but should also work with any other device with Android 2.0 or greater.


This is how you can get the notification silenced from specific apps on android devices running newer and older versions of android, If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

By abhishek

Abhishek Bhatnagar is an apple engineer at heart and an apple products user since the first iPhone, he posses a Engineer degree and loves to review Apple products ans iOS apps.

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