How to See Notification History in Android

Clearing alerts have a double-edged sword: it gives you a sense of success, but every now and then, you can be a little too quick and dismiss a notification that you needed to read in more detail. You may have mistakenly dismissed all of the notifications on your Android phone in the past, which you know is a pain.

see notification history in android

Notifications are an important aspect of the phone, and they help people stay connected to it. You will not be notified instantly if you have received an important message from someone or an alert from any app. You must believe that checking all the apps and seeing if there is anything vital will take only a few minutes.

Yes, we concur. But, what if you don’t need to do that since your Android phone has a feature that allows you to check the history of notifications? The only problem is that this feature isn’t available in Android 10. With Android 11, Google has made it a lot easier to check your notifications history. The second developer preview included a feature called “Notification history,” which displays a list of all the notifications you’ve lately discarded.

How to See Your Notification History in Android

Currently, the Notification Log widget contains every missed message or update. If you can’t find this feature on your phone, go to the Google Play Store and download the “Notification History Log” app. This is fantastic software that provides more information than the native Notification Log option. It will allow you to view all of your messages from apps such as Twitter, WhatsApp, and others. You don’t even have to close this program because it provides you the choice to open it (the messages of which you were reading).

This site also has the popular dark theme option. There are a few more options, such as app blacklisting, limitless notification storage, and advanced filters. However, you will need to purchase the Pro version for this. If you don’t want to use a third-party software, here’s how to use the default widget to restore unintentionally deleted alerts.

How to check accidentally cleared notifications on Android

Step 1: Long-press anywhere on your home screen and select “Widgets” from the drop-down menu.

Step 2: Next, find the “Settings” widget by scrolling down. Place it on your home screen by long-pressing it. Create a shortcut to “Notification Log” by tapping on it.

Step 3: Tap the widget and scroll through the notifications you’ve recently discarded.

How to enable your Android notification history on Android 11

You must turn on Android 11’s Notification history before you can use it.

  • Tap “Apps & Notifications” in the Settings app.
  • Select “Notifications” from the drop-down menu.
  • Select “Notification history” from the drop-down menu.
  • Except for the toggle at the top, this page should be empty when you first arrive.
  • Swipe the notification history button to the right to enable it.

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