Notification Listener is never called if app is in background.

SDK Version: 38.0.0
Platforms: Android

Notifications.addNotificationReceivedListener callback is never called if the app is running in background.

The example from your docs:

import React from 'react';
import * as Notifications from 'expo-notifications';

export default function App() {
  React.useEffect(() => {
    const subscription = Notifications.addNotificationReceivedListener(notification => {
      // This is never called if the app is in background
    return () => subscription.remove();
  }, []);

  return (
    // Your app content

Reproducable in Expo and in standalone mode.

It appears that in the Notifications Overview docs it’s stated that this works only on foreground:

// This listener is fired whenever a notification is received while the app is foregrounded
    Notifications.addNotificationReceivedListener(notification => {

Well, does anyone know how to handle notifications while the app is in background?
As for addNotificationResponseReceivedListener is when the user interacts with the Noti. It’s different thing.

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