How to view notification history on Android

It has happened to everyone. You were busy, you've seen that you receive a notification on your smartphone, you have not been able to attend it and when you have been free you have completely forgotten if it was a WhatsApp alert, an email or a missed call.

Luckily, there are several methods to retrieve the history of notifications received in your smartphone Android Here we will show you how to find this list from the operating system itself or by using a third-party app.

Method 1. Find the notification history on your Android Stock model

Those who use one of the most basic Android systems, Android Stock, can find the notification history within the system itself. It is the case of Pixel 2, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL or any smartphone with Android One.

Although this function has already been in Android for a few years, it is not easy to find it, since you will not be able to access it simply by going to the Settings menu. To do this, you must use a widget.

Depending on smartphone you have, you may even have to activate developer mode to access that widget. Luckily, it's nothing complicated. In any case, we recommend have the last version of the system installed.

one. With your phone unlocked, press and hold on any part of the cow home screen. Vers that three options appear. give to Widgets.

two. On the next screen, you should find the option Settings. Tap on it and, while still pressing, drag the gear icon to the home screen.

3. Automatically, you will be redirected to a list of options. Swipe down until you find the option Notification Log and touches on her.

4. Vers that on your home screen you have an icon called Notification Log which, by touching on it, will offer you your alert history.

Method 2. Use an external app on your non-Android Stock model

If you are a user of a smartphone Samsung, Sony, Huawei, Xiaomi or similar that does not use the version of Android Stock, then it is more than likely that you can not take advantage of the method of widget described in the previous section.

But you shouldn't worry. There are free apps like Notification History Log that will allow you to access your alert history. Please note that they will not list the pre-installation alerts and that you should give them permission so they can read your notifications.