What are the best notification apps for Android?

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  1. 12

    #1NotiWidget

    NotiWidget
    This free app let's you interact with your notifications on your lock screen, home screen, and DayDream screen saver.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Gloria Adams
    Written on September 13, 2017
    "My default phone notifications was not doing the job. This pretty much force me to go out into the market to try to find something better. This free app was easy to use, very convenient, and overall much better than the default . It keeps everything organized and make sure I see the most important updates right away."
  2. 8

    #2Notify!

    Notify!
    This widget shows notifications from select apps on Home and Lock screen.
    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases.

    Ashley Gonzales
    Written on September 13, 2017
    "Notify seemed like it would be pretty useful; it gives notifications for everything on my phone and displays them on my home screen. But, to be honest, I'm not really a fan of the way it looks, and it doesn't do that much more outside of what my notification bar does. Getting at my notification bar only takes one extra swipe, so this isn't really saving me that much time, and it doesn't even really look that great while doing it. Not a huge fan."
  3. 7

    #3Hi Locker

    Hi Locker
    This app is a lock screen that was developed based on the mix of classical “lock screen” on the older versions of Android, with the modern of Android Lollipop, include notification system on lock screen, and Material design style.
    Apps

    Android

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    Paul Curtis
    Written on April 4, 2017
    "From my own prospective it's not a bad app. However I will acknowledge that this will be solely based on how your style is. This is a pretty set in stone appearance and you'll either like or love it! However, from a technical standpoint it's solid."
  1. 4

    #4DynamicNotifications

    DynamicNotifications
    This app allows you to receive all of your notifications even when your screen is off. When you receive a new email/text message, the display will discreetly light up to let you know. You don't need to unlock the device. 
    Apps

    Android

    Free- with in-app purchases.

    Rosario Armenta
    Written on September 13, 2017
    "For those who have problems with turning their phone off and still wanting to know what’s going on, this is a useful app. I don’t want your phone interrupting a meeting, or lighting up next to my boss, but those subtle apps that just tell me something came in can drive me crazy. There’s a message there, but what? A dental reminder or that important message about my dinner date? This allowed me to have my phone off while being discreetly notified of incoming messages, and, by selecting which messages I want to be notified with, I could say yes to dinner and no to the dentist. "
  2. 3

    #5DashClock

    DashClock
    Practical and minimal free Android Widget Clock, calendar and reminder.
    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Tiffany George
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "The app can be useful but it's not necessary. It combines a lot of the phone features one already has into one widget. It can be useful in that regard. I like that i can see unread mail, the local weather, calendar appointments etc but it's not something that I definitely need. As it stands now, it's no longer being maintained so any bugs that you may find, wont' be fixed and any security lapses won't be fixed either."
  3. -1

    #6Locky Notifications

    Locky Notifications
    Locky allows you to check your notifications without unlockingyour device. It monitors notifications coming from any app on your device, anddisplays them on your lock screen.
    Apps

    Android, Android

    Free

    Anna Hernandez
    Written on May 27, 2017
    "This app was exactly what I needed for my phone. I love that I could see notifications from all of my apps, whereas with my default Android lock screen, I could only see certain notifications. Everything is organized, and I find I spend less time trying to stay updated."

Summary

Best What are the best notification apps for Android
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NotiWidgetApps 12 Free
2Notify!Apps 8 Free
3Hi LockerApps 7 Free
4DynamicNotificationsApps 4 Free
5DashClockApps 3 Free
6Locky NotificationsApps -1 Free
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