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By olivertan92, Junior Member on 7th May 2014, 01:56 PM
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8th May 2014, 05:39 PM |#11  
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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!


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21st May 2014, 11:41 AM |#12  
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Unhappy No unread count badges
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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, 12:52 PM |#13  
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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, 02:53 PM |#14  
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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, 01:02 PM |#15  
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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, 02:37 PM |#16  
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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, 02:47 PM |#17  
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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, 06:15 AM |#18  
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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, 01:58 PM |#19  
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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.
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