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Notifications not alerting

The notification sounds are not working on my iPhone 6, I have to click on my home screen when it is locked to see if I have a notification instead of lighting up and instead of a banner showing me I ...
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How do I set an alarm (requiring user interaction to silence) for an iOS calendar event?

I want to be able to set alarms on particular calendar events. Not alerts (as you get by default) where the Watch buzzes gently and the phone pops up an alert with a polite ding, but an alarm where ...
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How do I get ride of an Annoying Alert?

I get the following annoying alert randomly, usually when I launch an application. I believe I got this bug when I consented to have my disk scanned by some proprietary security application. The ...
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How do you shut calendar alerts off

There are occasions where I set an event to occur everyday for a week and I don't want an alert connected to it. I select "none" for alerts and after I have set the appointment, it automatically ...
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Stop alert: Should Hex Color Picker check for updates automatically?

Every time I open Apple Pages, I get an alert asking "Should Hex Color Picker check for updates automatically?" It doesn't matter what I answer, the alert always appears. Is there any way to prevent ...
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How to fix calendar alerts in iOS 9.2.1

Since updating my iPhone iOS to 9.2.1, I can't set two different alert times for my Calendar Events. The second entry always defaults to the first entry so they're always both the same. Anyone know ...
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Googleapis outgoing connection

I have little snitch installed on my mac. Recently I am getting an alert about an outgoing connection to gcs-eu-00001.content-storage-upload.googleapis.com. The IP address seems to belong to google. ...
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How to get ongoing notifications of unread texts?

One of my family members texts me at night when they are having nightmares. I want to know when they text me at 4 am instead of sleeping through it. Is there a way to make text notifications keep ...
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Messages Audio Alert not working, despite settings?

On my Mac, I'm hearing sound from other apps. I hear a sound when I drag the "Output volume" in System Preferences > Sound > Output. It all works perfectly fine. Except that in Messages, my alert ...
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iPhone on silent except for calls [duplicate]

When I sleep, I don't want to hear any notifications from my phone, unless I get a phone call. In case it's an emergency from a family member, etc. Is there a way to set it to silent on every app but ...
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closing all notification alerts at once

The difference between alerts and banners is that alerts require user input to disappear, whereas banners go away on their own. Is there a way to close all notification alerts at once? In the ...
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How do I change the default sound for Reminders in El Capitan?

It is very important as I use it for medication reminders. I would like to use one of the sounds (.aif) that I already have stored on my computer. Changing default sounds in Calendar would be helpful ...
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Two Calendar alerts not working since iOS 9 update

Since the iOS 9.0.x update, I can't set two different alerts on calendar entries. Whatever I put in for the first or second alert overwrites both time periods. Is there a fix or workaround for ...
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A way to disable speaking alerts when the alert is already dismissed?

I like having the Mac speak an alert when I'm not at the Mac. But when I'm actually there, and I dismiss the alert, it's irritating to have it read to me three seconds later. Just now, I logged out, ...
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Unexpected interruption announcing John F. Kennedy's birthday

(May 28, 2015, 0900 USPacific/LosAngeles) I did not configure this alert. Why was I interrupted for John F. Kennedy's upcoming birthday?
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iPhone SMS alert does not working while earphone is plugged in !, How to solve this problem?

iPhone SMS, Whatsapp, viber alerts does not working while earphone is plugged in !, How to solve this problem? is there any way to activate the alert sound while earphone plugged ?
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Move notification center to the left

Is there a way to move the OsX notification center, or at least the notification alerts, to the left side of the screen?
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How to change the default Calendar alert to be an email instead of a message?

In Calendar on Yosemite, I want to change the default Calendar alert to an email. I know how to access the default calendar alerts, but those only allow me to change when the message alert pops up, ...
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Is there any way to REMOVE alert default from All day events?

I have not been able to figure out a way to remove that default alert of one day events in iCal? Is there any way of doing it? I use quite a bit of full day events as remainders of things, and I hate ...
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Run a shell script on visual alert

I have "visual alerts" set on my Mac, so the screen flashes white whenever there's a system alert sound. Is there a way I can also run a shell script whenever this happens? I'd like an attached LED to ...
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In Yosemite, the 'Alerts" Alert style notification dismisses on its own

I've setup the Thyme app's notifications to be "Alerts" style, which requires the user to interact with it to dismiss it: However, they dismiss on their own after about 5 minutes. How to configure ...
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iOS8 how can I reduce the amount of system alert dialogs that I'm being asked?

Since upgrading to iOS8 I'm growing increasingly frustrated with the number of system dialogs that iOS randomly asks me. location in background set up family sharing another email address added to ...
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How to send a notification to a device when it connects to a WiFi network without a specific app?

I was staying in a hotel last week and when I connected to their WiFi network with my iPhone 4S, after agreeing on their terms and conditions (you must choose their network and it takes you ...
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Installation Alert won't go away

After a failed installation of updates the following alert won't go away. It gives me no option to cancel. Any ideas on how to get rid of it short of rebooting the machine? Using OSX 10.9.4. ...
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Why does my iPhone beep with the Messages sound at random intervals?

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 7 latest version. Several times a day my phone will fire off the tri-tone sound and I will think I have just received an SMS, but there is nothing, and no alerts in the ...
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How do I vary the repeat an alert in say 2 hours then 30 min. then 5 min.?

Before Mavericks, I would respond to Alerts (was Alarms) to repeat in 2 hours, 5 min., 1 day, 1 day before event starts, etc., and when, for example, an alert repeats after 2 hours, I can then change ...
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iphone default alert not being set on new calendar events created from mail

I have the default alert time for events turned on, set to 30 minutes before. This works if I create a new event from within the calendar. However, if I create a new event following a link from email, ...
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How to enable Mac OS X server email alerts

I have a specific Mac mini server that does not send out email alerts, even though I have an email address configured. I also want to note that I am not using the mail server within server.app. I ...
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OS X Calendar email alerts — send via Outlook?

I'm using Mac Outlook as my primary email program (my company uses Exchange and it's the "supported" program on Mac), but I've configured Contacts/Calendar to also talk to the Exchange Server. I like ...
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iOS 7: How can I disable ringer for all phone numbers but one?

I have a work cell phone that only rings when a server crashes. How would you disable the ringtone and text messages for every phone number except for one on iOS 7?
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Can an app ignore Do Not Disturb

I have an app that informs me of critical events - for example, scheduled automated tasks failing. But when I set my phone to Do Not Disturb, this app goes silent as well. Is there a way I can set ...