Google Invites Selected Devs to Buy Project Tango Development Kit

Just about a month ago, the curious Project Tango development kit was … more

Micromax Yureka: Indian Handset with CyanogenMod

Thesoap opera involving Cyanogen Inc., OnePlus, and Micromax is one of the most talked about … more

Chainfire Turns Your Bootanimation into a Logging Center

Having a nice boot animation certainly adds a little bit of aesthetic polish to your … more

Android TV Launcher Pushed to Google Play

Over the past decade, the tech universe has seen two drastic and widely contrasting changes with … more

Welcome to XDA

Search to go directly to your device's forum

Register an account

Unlock full posting privileges

Ask a question

No registration required
Post Reply

[Q] whatsapp badge counter

OP olivertan92

8th May 2014, 06:39 PM   |  #11  
buell47's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Hannover
Thanks Meter: 64
 
282 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2010
More
Same crap as before the update. [emoji35]
Sometimes badge counter won't resettet after reading all messages.


No matter how i open new messages, via widget or notification bar.

Supposedly, this update should fix that issue!


Gesendet von meinem SM-N9005 mit Tapatalk
21st May 2014, 12:41 PM   |  #12  
freedom1973's Avatar
Junior Member
Flag Mumbai
Thanks Meter: 0
 
9 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2013
More
Unhappy No unread count badges
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShadowLea

It's a new feature in the latest whatsapp update. Don't you people read the update info before you click it?

What's New
2.11.238
add option to group mute dialog to show/hide notifications
add option to delete media files when deleting media messages
add unread count badges for Samsung devices (recreate your homescreen icon if it is not working)
fixes to allow more audio attachments
add Slovenian and Azerbaijani translations

I suggest you update Whatsapp. Mine showed up right away, but if not, re-add the icon.

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand. Even after uninstalling & re-installing WhatsApp and recreating homescreen icon, unread count badges does not appear on icon!!!
21st May 2014, 01:52 PM   |  #13  
ShadowLea's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Enschede, The Netherlands
Thanks Meter: 1,037
 
4,152 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by freedom1973

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand. Even after uninstalling & re-installing WhatsApp and recreating homescreen icon, unread count badges does not appear on icon!!!

Peculiar, it works fine for me...

Oh. I'm using Apex with Apex Notifier. Maybe it's a touchwiz bug?
21st May 2014, 03:53 PM   |  #14  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 88
 
317 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2013
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by freedom1973

I have Samsung Galaxy Grand. Even after uninstalling & re-installing WhatsApp and recreating homescreen icon, unread count badges does not appear on icon!!!

Are you using stock TouchWiz launcher?

That counter works in TouchWiz if app supports it since it's TouchWiz feature. I use Nova launcher and don't have that counter (Because it works ONLY in TouchWiz, If I'm right)
22nd May 2014, 02:02 PM   |  #15  
ShadowLea's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Enschede, The Netherlands
Thanks Meter: 1,037
 
4,152 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spere

Are you using stock TouchWiz launcher?

That counter works in TouchWiz if app supports it since it's TouchWiz feature. I use Nova launcher and don't have that counter (Because it works ONLY in TouchWiz, If I'm right)

And in Apex with Apex Notifier. https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ddoes.notifier
22nd May 2014, 03:37 PM   |  #16  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter: 88
 
317 posts
Join Date:Joined: Aug 2013
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShadowLea

And in Apex with Apex Notifier. https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...ddoes.notifier

And In Nova with TeslaUnread for Nova Launcher.
But without any 3rd party notifier app that badges count work only on TouchWiz if app have that feature + permissions

Apps with
Code:
<uses-permission android:name="com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ" />
<uses-permission android:name="com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE" />
permissions most probably have badges count
22nd May 2014, 03:47 PM   |  #17  
0v3rl04d's Avatar
Junior Member
Thanks Meter: 2
 
10 posts
Join Date:Joined: May 2010
Donate to Me
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spere

And In Nova with TeslaUnread for Nova Launcher.
But without any 3rd party notifier app that badges count work only on TouchWiz if app have that feature + permissions

Apps with

Code:
<uses-permission android:name="com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.READ" />
<uses-permission android:name="com.sec.android.provider.badge.permission.WRITE" />
permissions most probably have badges count

I use Nova with TeslaUnread and it's wonderful! Try it
23rd May 2014, 07:15 AM   |  #18  
freedom1973's Avatar
Junior Member
Flag Mumbai
Thanks Meter: 0
 
9 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2013
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spere

Are you using stock TouchWiz launcher?

That counter works in TouchWiz if app supports it since it's TouchWiz feature. I use Nova launcher and don't have that counter (Because it works ONLY in TouchWiz, If I'm right)

I use Touchwiz. I dont use any other launcher. My Grand duos is also not rooted.
24th May 2014, 02:58 PM   |  #19  
nicholaschum's Avatar
Senior Member
Flag Toronto, ON (Hong Kong S.A.R.)
Thanks Meter: 1,732
 
2,303 posts
Join Date:Joined: Feb 2011
Donate to Me
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by freedom1973

I use Touchwiz. I dont use any other launcher. My Grand duos is also not rooted.

You don't need root to install a launcher.

Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes