My Phone’s Notifications Have Become Impossible to Manage

Between spam, Do Not Disturb, and confusing permissions, I have no idea when I’m missing something important.

Eric Ravenscraft
Debugger

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An illustration of notification icons in a jumble
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When I got my first Android phone in 2008, I remember being stunned by the notification shade. It was a brilliant feature that seemed so obvious, yet most platforms still hadn’t adopted…

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Eric Ravenscraft
Debugger

Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.