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How to Customize LinkedIn Android App Notifications

I recently discovered the importance of being in control of the notifications on your smartphone. When my recent LinkedIn post went viral, I received many comments and connection requests, which led to a constant buzzing of notifications from the LinkedIn app on my phone. This is never fun when you’re trying to concentrate 😊

Pre-Requisites

  1. Install the LinkedIn Android app .
  2. A fairly recent version of Android. This guide is based on Android 9 behavior.

Steps to customize the app notifications

  1. To get started, locate the LinkedIn app in your app drawer or on the home screen.

  2. Long press and hold until additional app options show up.

    Android app settings in Nova Launcher with long press

  3. Tap on the little “i” icon. This might be different for different phones and Android skins.

  4. Now tap on “Notifications” in the app section. This will bring you to a screen with a list of notifications.

    Android app settings for LinkedIn Android app

  5. Scroll down until you see “Advanced” and tap it.

    LinkedIn Android app notification settings LinkedIn Android app notification settings

  6. Now tap on “Additional Settings in the app”.

    LinkedIn Android app notification settings

  7. In the app, tap “Push”.

    LinkedIn Android App Customize Push Notifications

  8. In “Push” section, you can control notifications of every type of push notification the LinkedIn app will send.

    LinkedIn Android App Customize Push Notifications

  9. In my case, I wanted to manage the notifications for comments and invites. Those are found in the “Conversations” and “Network” section.

    LinkedIn Android App Customize Push Notifications

And that’s it! With the above steps completed your phone should be much more peaceful 😊

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