PM78391: UNABLE TO CUSTOMIZE DEFAULT NOTIFICATION SOUND ON PUSH NOTIFICATION PAYLOAD.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When sending a push notification from server-side JavaScript
    code in an adapter, there is an option to change the sound
    value.  Setting this option has no impact and the default
    notification will always be played on the user's device.
    

Local fix

  • There is currently no work around for this issue.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Developers building applications that use push notifications *
    * for Android devices and who want to change the default       *
    * sound.                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * The default sound for a notification cannot be changed on    *
    * Android, even though there is a setting which looks like it  *
    * should be allowed.                                           *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The code has been fixed so that an optional sound file can be
    provided under android\nativeResources\res\raw.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fixpack 5.0.6.0.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM78391

  • Reported component name

    MOBILE FNDTN EN

  • Reported component ID

    5725G9200

  • Reported release

    500

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-12-04

  • Closed date

    2013-05-06

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    MOBILE FNDTN EN

  • Fixed component ID

    5725G9200

Applicable component levels

  • R500 PSY

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Document information


More support for:

IBM Mobile Foundation

Software version:

5.0

Reference #:

PM78391

Modified date:

2013-05-06

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