What to do if Telegram notifications don’t work on Android

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Notifications are essential on any Android phone. Further, there are applications that depend on such notifications, such as messaging apps, such as Telegram or WhatsApp, the best known in Spain. A problem that surely many of you have faced on occasion is that notifications do not work well in these applications.

Many users in Spain use Telegram as their messaging application. The application does not usually have too many functional problems, but it may happen that on occasion app notifications have stopped working on your Android mobile or they are not working correctly (they do not emit sound or they take time to arrive).

Have you blocked Telegram notifications?

Telegram Notifications

If Telegram has stopped sending notifications on your Android phone, It could be that you have blocked them on your mobile. This is something that could happen without your realizing it, but is preventing these app notifications from being issued. Therefore, it is the first thing you can check on your phone, following these steps:

  1. Open the phone settings.
  2. Enter Notifications.
  3. Search Telegram. in the list of applications.
  4. Enter the app.
  5. Check that the app’s notifications are turned on.
  6. If not, proceed to its activation.

To update

Telegram

Many times the reason why an application like Telegram stops sending notifications it is a failure in it. You may need to update the application to a newer version so that these notifications will work normally again. Check if there is a new version of the app available on the Play Store at that time.

On the other hand, it is possible that the cause of these problems is precisely that you have updated the application and let it be then when these failures start with notifications, they stop issuing them or they malfunction. If this is the case, you can try reverting to a previous version of it. So have notifications again, waiting for a solution in the app.

Battery saving

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If you have battery saver activated on your phone, notifications from many apps are blocked, including those of Telegram. That is why if you have stopped receiving them, it could be that you have this mode activated on your phone. Checking if this is the case does not hurt, to at least rule out if this is the cause of the problem. It can be done by following these steps:

  1. Open the phone settings.
  2. Enter the Battery section.
  3. Look for the Battery Saver option.
  4. Check if it is active.
  5. If any of the modes is in operation, it proceeds to deactivate them.

Reboot phone

How to turn off and restart your mobile without pressing the power button

When there is a problem on your phone, restarting it is one of the best methods to fix these faults. Also if the notifications in Telegram have stopped working or you are having problems with them, restarting your Android phone could be a method of solving this failure. So don’t hesitate to restart your phone, as it may be that when you start it again, the notifications will work again.

Saving data on Android

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If you have data saving on your Android phone activated, the notifications of many applications are affected, since one measure to reduce that consumption of mobile data is to reduce or stop the notifications. It could be the cause why Telegram is not issuing notifications on your Android phone. You can check if this mode is activated on the phone by following these steps:

  1. Open the phone settings.
  2. Enter Networks and Connections.
  3. Enter Data Usage.
  4. Look for the Data saving section and enter.
  5. Check if it’s activated
  6. If you want to use it, you can add an exception so that Telegram works while it is activated.

Do Not Disturb mode activated on Android

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Do Not Disturb Mode on Android is a very useful function that allows us to rest and not be disturbed during the time it is activated, and that we can clearly customize. If you have this mode activated on your phone, all notifications, including those from Telegram, are silenced. Unless you have added an exception, something possible in it, notifications will not be issued on your phone. You can check if it is activated by following these steps:

  1. Open your phone’s Settings.
  2. Enter Sounds (the section may change depending on the phone).
  3. Look for the Do Not Disturb Mode option.
  4. Enter this option.
  5. Check if it is activated or not.

Background operation

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If we limit the operation of the applications in the background, especially in messaging applications like Telegram, their operation is affected. Since by limiting said operation, it is possible that they stop issuing notifications, as is precisely the case now. Luckily, you can not only check if the app has stopped working in the background, but you can configure it to always work in the background.

  1. Open the phone settings.
  2. Go to Applications.
  3. Look for the Battery optimization section (name or location can change between layers).
  4. See all applications.
  5. Look for Telegrma in the list.
  6. Enter the app.
  7. Click Don’t Allow.
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