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How to Recover Dismissed Notifications on Smartphone

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Written by Hassan Abbas

Recover Dismissed Notifications: Notifications can often be an irritation that may end up moving away whenever you view one. Also, you might dismiss an important notification that you like to restore to remind yourself about it later in the day.

Notification backup is used to be a difficult process that sometimes involved shady third-party apps. Also, it’s a simple reminder besides the whole recovery of your notification. Thankfully, the Filterbox app can help you resolve this issue.

Filterbox is a comprehensive notification manager. However, it helps you to manipulate and manage your notifications to extreme lengths. You can also create rules to auto dismiss them. You may also get analytics on your notifications, set custom actions and debug them in case you are testing an application.

How to recovery notifications with FilterBox

Nowadays we’ll take a complete look at how you can backup lost notifications on your Android device with the help of ‘Filterbox’. Follow the step-by-step tutorial carefully:

Note: Filterbox also offers a 90-day free trial to all its users. After this, you have to make an in-app purchase of $3.99 to keep using this app. However, there are no microtransactions. Just a single one-time payment to avail of the full functionality of the app.

Step 1:

Simply begin downloading Filterbox app from the Play Store. Simply open the app once it has been installed on your device.

Step 2:

You will also be asked to allow permission for ‘Notification Access’. Proceed by clicking on the ‘Arrow’ and you will be taken to the required settings page. Now just turn on the toggle dedicated to the ‘Filterbox’ app.

Step 3:

Filterbox will now display your required data using all your notifications on the home screen.

Step 4:

Begin moving down in the ‘Dismissed’ section until you view the notification that you would like to recover.

Note: Depending on the application, the notification combined/grouped together. If that is the case, tap on the number under the right-hand corner of the notification and search the required notification that you are looking for.

Step 5:

Click on the notification. Once you click, you will view various choices to control your dismissed notification.

Step 6:

Click on ‘Restore’. After a click, your notification will make its way back into your notification shade.

Now cover the required notification from your collection of dismissed notifications.

Note: The notification will be recovered along with all its content. Also, the required app icon. Also, the name displays on ‘Filterbox’ beside the app that sent you the notification.

We hope this article helps you to recover your lost notifications using Filterbox. Once it recovers, you can also make use of ‘Quick Replies’ and other gestures to interact with your notification.

Can you recover old notifications dismissed before app’s installation

Well, yup and nope. However, you can use the FilterBox to get back those notifications that you got after setting up the app with necessary permissions. Also, there is another way available.

Android also keeps a log of notifications. However, you can also access that log to search the old notifications that you got before installing the FilterBox app.

While having a Samsung device, then the page above has one more tool available for you that is better than Android’s stock notification log feature. Just check it out!


Here’s all about “How To Recover Dissmised Notification”. What are your views about Filterbox? Feel free to share your thought, suggestions, and opinions with us in the comments section below. Don’t forget to share your opinion with us!

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Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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