Viewing Notifications On Your Mobile Device

The Time To Pet application may send you push notifications to inform you about a new message or information about a visit. This article will help clarify where and how these notifications will appear on your mobile device. Notifications behave differently on Android and iOS devices, scroll down to find out more information about the operating system you are using.

Notifications on iOS Devices

iOS notifications are viewed and managed using the Notification Center on your phone. The Notification Center can be accessed when the phone is locked or by pulling down from the center of the screen. 

Time To Pet does not currently support the red dot notification count on the app icon, so once the notification disappears, you will need to view your Notification Center to access it.

Here is a document from the Apple Help Center that explains more about how the Notification Center works: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201925

Here is what a notification will look like on your locked screen. You can also access the Notification Center by pulling down from the center of your screen when the phone is unlocked.

iOs Lock Screen Push Notification

When you receive a Time To Pet notification it will briefly appear on your screen. Tapping on the notification will take you to the notification's action, such as viewing the conversation feed. You can also swipe left or right on the notification to bring up an option to clear the notification.

iOs Push Notification - Tap

Notifications on Android Devices

Android notifications are viewed and managed from the notification panel on your phone. When you first receive a notification an icon will appear at the top of your phone in your status bar. You can then access the notification panel by pulling down from the center of the screen. You also view notifications from the lock screen on your Android device, as long as that option is enabled in your settings.

Here is a document from the Android Help Center that explains more about how the notifications work on Android: https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/ui/notifiers/notifications

Here is what the notification icon will look like in your status bar. You will also see a notification dot on the Time To Pet app icon.

Android Push Notification Bar and App Notification Dot

To view the full notification, pull down from top-center of your screen. Tapping the notification will take you to the notification's action, such as viewing the conversation feed. You can also swipe left or right to dismiss the notification.

Android Push Notification

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