Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

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ubik
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Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by ubik »

I would like to share with the other Welcome camera users a feature which I discovered only in the last days.
I find it very useful but I was not aware of its availability because it is somewhat hidden and undocumented in my opinion.
Some of the Android notifications from the Netatmo Security app can directly show a snapshot associated to the event. It was not easy for me to discover it because you have to tap on the notification and swipe downward. Sometimes it is hard to do it if you have many active notifications, but after some attempts it should work.
It is very useful to have a quick view on the situation without opening the Security app.
Maybe it was obvious to the other readers, but I found it difficult to discover.
I would appreciate some feedback from other users.
Last edited by ubik on 28 Nov 2016, 10:20, edited 3 times in total.
Rizal
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Re: Snapshot in notification area

Post by Rizal »

1+
great idea save time and bandwidth, and ability to add ALERT ZONES to avoid false movement detection, get working netatmo staff
ubik
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Re: Snapshot in notification area

Post by ubik »

By googling the web I learnt that these are called "expandable notifications".
So the short version of my post is that Netatmo notifications are expandable.
Tiuri
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Re: Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by Tiuri »

It would be nice if these notifications were actionable as well!!
Netatmo, please add a delete button to these notifications. That way, if I see a familiar face in the notification, I can delete it without having to open the app. Just like I can delete or archive email from my Gmail notifications!!
ubik
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Re: Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by ubik »

The notifications can be easily deleted by swiping to the right or left, directly in the notification area
Tiuri
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Re: Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by Tiuri »

Oh I know. I meant a delete button to delete the event from the timeline.
ubik
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Re: Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by ubik »

OK, I get it.
I never delete events from the timeline, why do you find it useful? To save storage space into the sd card?
Tiuri
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Re: Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by Tiuri »

ubik wrote: To save storage space into the sd card?
That's the most important reason. Also my front door exits on a public square and I simply don't need lots of clips of playing children.
All the more so because of the strict German regulations regarding privacy. I don't think it's immediately obvious that my Presence is recording, but IF somebody finds out it does, I'd like to be able to show them my timeline without recordings of other people's children.
ubik
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Re: Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by ubik »

OK, I didn't realize you were talking about the Presence camera instead of the Welcome camera.
Usually you should record only in private areas and not public ones
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Tiuri
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Re: Expandable notifications (Snapshot in notification area)

Post by Tiuri »

Sorry, you're right, thought this was the Presence forum but since they both use the same app,
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