Notification center on iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) and OS X (>= 10.8) is where you can see all of your notifications in one place. On iOS it can be pulled down from the top of the device by sliding your finger down from the top of the screen, on OS X it can be opened by clicking on ...

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Notification Center errors filling up /var/log/system.log

Once per second I'm getting the following errors in my system.log: Aug 28 01:15:00 Air com.apple.launchd.peruser.501[122] (com.apple.notificationcenterui.agent[52635]): Exited with code: 1 Aug 28 01:...
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When does the Mac App Store produce notifications?

According to Apple's page on Mountain Lion, the Mac App Store is supposed to send you notifications: Mac App Store notifications The Mac App Store notifies you when updates are available ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to change tabs in Notification Center?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to switch between the "Today" and "Notifications" tabs in Notification Center in OS X Yosemite? I'm looking for something equivalent to the cmd-shift-[/] shortcuts in ...
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Time estimate to location in Today's view?

I found an article (can't remember where) that there's an option to show time estimate of arrival at a location in the Today's view, with regards to traffic too. How do I enable this option ?
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Do any OS X twitter apps integrate well with Notification Center?

I'm looking for an app to let me keep the twitter integration from OS X (where I can tweet from Notification Center (hereafter abbreviated NC)) but also have my mentions from NC open in the app as ...
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Enable Do Not Disturb in Notification Center when certain app is open

Is there a way to get Do Not Disturb to automatically turn on when a certain app is running? In the DND preference panel, you can tell it to engage whenever you're mirroring to a TV or projector, ...
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Adding “Delete” and/or “Mark as read” to mail notifications in Mavericks

By default maill.app notifications has two buttons. One for replying to the email and the other one for closing the notification. This is very nice, although, I was wondering if there is any way that ...
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How can I disable App Store update notification for non-admin users?

I am admin on my MBA (Mavericks), and I want to get App Store update notifications. The rest of my family have non-admin (standard) accounts and I'd like to disable App Store updates and notification ...
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How do I disable App Store notifications when auto-updating software?

I have OSX Mavericks installed. While I actually DO enjoy the notification center feature (and want to keep it turned on), I also am very particular about which notifications I want to see, and how. ...
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Can you disable Today's Date in the Today View in Yosemite Notification Center?

While it's possible to remove the Today Summary from the view you cannot remove the date. It's superfluous while using a calendar app such as Fantastical. Any way to tweak this? Thanks.
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Disabling all lock screen notifications

How do I disable all notifications from the lock screen on Mavericks? I want to receive notifications while using my computer, but don’t want anything to show publicly when I lock my screen and walk ...
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How to stop the Mail app from running every 10 minutes on the Mac?

I have Mountain Lion on an 27" iMac, and recently, for some reason, the Mail app launches every 10 minutes or so, and I have to quit it every time. In the Preferences of Mail, I already tried every ...
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Notification Center on iOS 6 is not removing deleted emails

After upgrading to iOS 6 on my 4S i'm seeing that after I delete an email in the mail app itself, it was SUPPOSED to remove it from notification center. Now even after i've deleted messages without ...
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Sounds are not working on Mountain Lion Notification Center

Although I see an option in System Preferences > Notifications to enable applications to pop a sound on new notifications, Mountain Lion is not actually playing those sounds. Has Anyone run into ...
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What causes repeating push notification alerts on iOS 7?

I recently updated to IOS 7, now every time I use an app I get a message saying Connect to iTunes to use push notifications " Whatsapp" (And Other Apps) notifications may include alerts, sounds and ...
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Desktop notifications for phone calls on iOS 7

Is it possible to send notifications to my Mountain Lion desktop when my iPhone receives a phone call?
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Can the alert sound in Mountain Lion's notification center be customized?

Is there a way to change the default "Basso" alert sound in Mountain Lion's Notification Center? What I'd really like is support for application-specific notification sounds, so I can tell without ...
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Messages appearing on locked screen

How can I hide text messages from the locked screen of my iPhone 4S? I find that having a password is useless as everyone could read messages from the locked screen.
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No weather information in Yosemite Notification Center

First off I know there's a Weather widget in Today view which is working fine for me. What I am referring to is the weather information that shows up right on top under the big date section for some ...
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Some way to launch/display Notification Center from Quicksilver/Launchbar/Alfred?

Pick your favorite launcher (Quicksilver, LaunchBar, etc.)… My current choice is QS, but I'm ok with methods for another launcher. Is there a method to launch/call the notification center from one of ...
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Do I need to buy Growl in order to use the iterm2 growl feature?

Seems the notification is not working, or do I need to buy the Growl from App Store in order to use it?
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Receiving an Unknown iOS Notification — Audio Only

I occasionally receive an iOS notification (an Apple push notification) that has sound only and no text. Because it has no text, it does not appear in the notification center and I therefore cannot ...
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Identifying which iOS app caused the notification sound to play

I often hear the notification bell go off in my iPhone, but when I pull down the drop-down of alert events, I dont see anything which matches the time the alert went off. Is there a way to see what ...
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Get notified by notification centre when someone ssh's into my computer?

I know that if I open Terminal and I type inwho, it shows who is logged in and at what time, etc. However, I am not going to be at Terminal all day and keep typing who. So, I would like a notification ...
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Retrieve old lock screen notifications

I pressed the home button on my iPhone 6. I noticed that there was a notification on the lock screen - something about iCloud. Before I could read more than a few words, Touch ID helpfully kicked in ...
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Facebook notifications do not open a browser window when clicked

I am correctly getting notifications from Facebook in Mountain Lion's notification center, but when I click them expecting to be brought into the browser (Chrome is my default browser) to see the ...
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Can I send Notification Center items to my iPhone using Pushover or Prowl?

The title pretty much sums it up. I often feel like having notifications on my iPhone are a lot easier to notice, especially if you step away from the computer for a few moments to do something and ...
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Is there a way to send Google Notifications to the Mac OS X Notification Center or to Growl?

Is there a way to send Google Chrome Notifications (you know that annoying little bell in the menu bar) to the OS X Notification Center? Instead of receiving notifications in different positions and ...
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iPad iOS 7 bug? Three-liner text in push notifications overlap the pull-down indicator

I've noticed this on my iPad Mini (Retina), and I've tried to search for this "bug" elsewhere but found nothing which makes me suspect I'm the only one who's experiencing this? Whenever the push ...
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Can I trigger an Automator workflow from a Notification Center alert?

I know there are ways to trigger Notification Center alerts inside an Automator workflow. I'd like to do the reverse. I'd like to set up an event listener which, when a particular app emits a ...
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Is there a way to keep the notification open? Prevent autohide?

Is there a way to keep the notification bar from auto hiding? I'd basically like to keep it open/expanded on the right side of my screen.
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More notification center keyboard shortcuts

I know there is a system wide keyboard shortcut to open the notification center and once opened you can navigate your notifications with the up/down buttons on your keyboard. But is there also a way ...
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What to do if OS X Facebook notifications are unreliable?

with the release of OS X 10.8.2, Facebook notifications have been introduced. But so far, I'm having problems with the reliability of those: they only appear randomly. Compared to the amount of ...
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VPN Auto connect Notification

I have implemented a VPN auto connect option via Applescript [see code]. It works like a charme there's only one problem. Every time when i open my MacBook I get this [see printscreen] notification. A ...
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Disabling Notification Center pull-down (or re-enabling Safari swipe action)

This is a bit of a nit-picky thing, but it's annoyed me ever since I upgraded to iOS 5. I use my iPhone quite a bit for web surfing, and would often use the swipe action to return back to the top (...
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Does iPhone have a Wi-Fi & Bluetooth toggle widget in Notification Center?

I've just recently bought an iPhone with iOS8 last month. I noticed that although iphone has a control center when locked, it doesn't have any way to toggle Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from the notification ...
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How do I get the weather widget in the Notifications Center of the iPad?

This is driving me crazy because I see this in notification center in a lot of a screenshots for iOS reviews: What is the app that adds weather to the notification center?
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Notification Center message via AppleScript/osascript — specify an application name and icon

When sending a notification to OS X's Notification Center via AppleScript's osascript, such as in: osascript -e 'display notification "Finished that long running task." with title "Finally!"' The ...
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How do I re enable a permanently disabled Notification Center in Mavericks?

I disabled my notification center but i want to re enable it again i followed this link "How do I permanently disable Notification Center in Mavericks?"
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OSX: Pick screen for notifications

I recently hooked up 2 displays to my MacBook. Now the notifications always show up on my right screen. This means that I have to turn my head and in addition move my mouse a considerable long way to ...
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iTunes new song notifications: how to turn off when using miniplayer?

I really like that iTunes (Yosemite, iTunes 12) shows OS notifications when a new song comes up. But when I am using iTunes in miniplayer mode, I don't need these notifications. Is there a way to get ...
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Why do Twitter notifications in Notification Center open in Safari?

Is it possible to load Twitter.app instead of opening Safari when clicking Twitter notifications in the Notification Center? The current behaviour really annoys me because it keeps making me sign in ...
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How do I add all Tweets to the Mountain Lion Notification Center?

I love the Notification center gesture and would love to be able to glance at my full Twitter stream that way. How can I put all of Twitter into that notification area?
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Why is my iPhone playing the notification sound but no notification is showing?

A few minutes ago I was listening to music on my iPhone and the music faded out and then the notification sound played but no notifcation showed. (it has done this about 10-15 times now) Does anyone ...
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Making the Mac more left hand friendly

I am a left handed Mac user and I find that some features are not left hand friendly. In particular Notifications is quite bothersome. Most of the time my cursor is over near the left hand edge of the ...
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Vibrate on notification in Silent Mode

When my iPhone is in Silent Mode from the side switch I only ever get vibrations when specific apps receive a notification, such as TweetBot/Facebook, however I'm not getting them from quite a few ...
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Notification center widget

Two of the iPhone's default apps, Weather and Stocks, create little widgets in the Notification Center. They aren't exactly notifications, can display graphics (weather) or animations (stock ticker), ...
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Mountain Lion Notification Center glitches

I’m experiencing a number of issues with the Mountain Lion Notification Center and Dock. Just wanted to check whether anyone else is having similar problems. On my 2011 iMac, the Dock doesn’t show ...
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How do I remove drafts from the iOS Notification Center?

When I pull down the Notification center on either my iPad or iPhone, it displays 5 emails (I have it set to that), but they are not the unread emails at the top of my inbox. They all appear to be ...
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Difference between “allow notifications” toggle and dragging to “do not include”

In iOS 8, the Settings > Notification Center has changed with the addition of an Allow Notifications toggle for each app. If you toggle this to "off", the app will automatically go down into the DO ...