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Message Notification

Message Notification

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This is a sms and mms text notification utility aimed at giving those who do not have a visual notification system (such as an LED) on their phone. The alert pops up when you receive a text message or a picture message while the screen is off. Message Notification is also a great tool for those who already have an LED signal system. This also has the ability to repeat the text tone to remind you that you have a pending text.
To use, the screen must be off when you receive an SMS (text) or MMS (picture) message. The screen will then light up with the face of the latest person who contacted you and how many unread messages you have. You then have the option to dismiss the screen or to view the message which will take you to the standard Android texting utility.
Message notification has a screen timeout feature that will automatically turn off the screen (to save battery life) in 30 minutes of getting the message. This value can be overridden in the options menu. The repeating ringtone will play every three minutes. This can also be changed in the options menu.
If you have any issues, feel free to contact me so I can fix them as quickly as possible.
This uses many Ad permissions as well as many permissions to access contact photos and addresses, text messages, and pictures messages.

Users of Android 3.1 and above: A new security setting does not allow applications to receive text messages or mms messages if the application has not been started. If you experience problems please click on the message notification icon to start the settings. This will fix the issue.

Permissions explained:

android.permission.VIBRATE – Allow the vibration notification
android.permission.READ_SMS- Read SMS Contact information
android.permission.WRITE_SMS – Access the rest of SMS Contact information
android.permission.READ_CONTACTS – Access contact photos and names from text messages
android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE – Read contacts
android.permission.READ_PHONE_STATE – (Save battery life)
android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE – Text support
android.permission.RECEIVE_SMS – Know when you have received a new message
android.permission.WAKE_LOCK – Turn on screen
android.permission.DISABLE_KEYGUARD – Allow message notification to go on top of lock screen
android.permission.RECEIVE_MMS – Know when you have received a new mms message
android.permission.RECEIVE_WAP_PUSH – Know when you have received a new mms message (some cell phone networks require this)
android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETE – Starts message notification when the phone starts

If you have any issues, feel free to contact me so I can fix them as quickly as possible.

Tags: message notification, message received, one message received, 1 message received, text message notification, 1 message notification, sms indicator, free for message notification, message alert repeat, message notification widget.

Recently changed in this version

*Now starts on boot!
*Added the old interface back (Classic mode)
*New interface!
*Read the text straight from the notification menu
*SMS AND MMS TEXTS!
*Shows contact photos and names
*Fixed screen timeout failures
*Fixed mediation errors


Comments and ratings for Message Notification
  • (66 stars)

    by Marisa Ferguson on 08/01/2013

    I loved this on my other phone, then when I switched phones and went to install this great app it wouldnt work :( I hate checking all the time for texts!

  • (66 stars)

    by A Google User on 26/01/2012

    Very simple,very easy and simply works. Sammy GS2.

  • (66 stars)

    by Ebrahim on 26/01/2012

    Very simple,very easy and simply works. Sammy GS2.

  • (66 stars)

    by Matt on 08/07/2011

    Does what it says - nexus s

  • (66 stars)

    by Derik on 24/05/2011

    Used to work great but now notification doesn't come up until after I click on the new
    msg. Defeats the purpose.

  • (66 stars)

    by Fernando on 06/05/2011

    Simple and effective. Does what its supposed to. Would be nice to have a blinking option to preserve battery. Epic 4g

  • (66 stars)

    by ben on 02/02/2011

    Unistallrd this piece of crap and it still pops up