An indicator of a possible change/update/alert whcih may be presented in a number of ways, from a textual info screen to a number "badge" on an app icon.

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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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Notification Profiles

I own an iphone 6+ with ios 8.1.2. What I need is to have notification profiles. I want to be notified by my email application (Gmail) and messaging application (Hangouts) "only when I'm out of ...
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How can I get notifications to pop up in my active display?

I have an MBA running Yosemite. Apps like Mail, messages, calendar, and FaceTime have 'banner' notifications that pop up in my laptop's built-in display but they don't pop up on my external monitor ...
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How can I change the position of alerts pop up?

With Yosemite we got handy, growl-like, alert popups from the notification center. It's great but it often hides handy utils which also take the top right position of the screen. Is there any way ...
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iPhone 5s - receiving sound notifications at random times with no alerts, emails, ims, etc.

just recently when i take my phone off vibrate it has been playing alert sounds at random times without showing any notifications, no new emails, calls, texts, app updates, etc. It's really bizarre ...
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Turn off Lock Screen notifications completely, notifications keeps showing even when disabled

How can i disable completely the notifications from appearing in the lock screen? I unchecked these options: But i'm STILL getting an abstract of every notification in the lockscreen so people who ...
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On iPhone, how can I limit which mail subfolders appear as lock screen notifications?

Context: My email includes an Exchange account with many subfolders. I've set up my account to push select subfolders to my phone (as opposed to fetching). Problem: For email notifications on the ...
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Disable message / call notifications for one specific contact

One of my contacts is annoying me with text messages. I could block them, but then I'd never be able to see the messages they send and I want to have the ability to do that. So instead the idea I had ...
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False Facetime notifications

I keep getting Facetime Audio notifications from a cousin of mine at random times even though my phone doesn't ring. The notifications always come in pairs with the same timestamp. I thought my cousin ...
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Changing Notification Sound in Yosemite

the new "ding!" notification sound in Yosemite really gets on my nerves (and I don't like any of the default ones), I would like to add (or replace one of those with) a custom sound I have. I found ...
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Notifications on dual monitors

I would like to have notifications on my left monitor and not my right monitor. It's hard to see them when I'm looking at the left monitor (since they're all the way on the right side and they're ...
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WhatsApp doesn't use contact name on lock screen notifications

Hello Community Members, I am using iOS device (iPhone) with latest iOS version. I am facing an unusual problem with WhatsApp. When I get message from one of my contacts and screen is locked, ...
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Shared calendar notification only works one way

My wife and I have a shared calendar set up. When she adds, deletes, or changes events, I get a notification, as expected. However when I do the same, she gets no notification. The changes still ...
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AppleScript to read all notifications in the Notification Center OSX 10.10 Yosemite

It seems like the following AppleScript is no longer working in the latest version of the OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): on run tell application "System Events" tell process "Notification Center" ...
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Keyboard shortcut to dismiss notifications

I'd like to be able to dismiss and open notifications with the keyboard (Not talking about opening/closing the notification center) Is this possible? And if so, how?
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Google plus notifications in notification center

Is there a way to retrieve or push google plus notifications using applescripts to have them show up in OSX Yosemite notification center?
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Send notifications to users that app is being discontinued

I'm having to get a very quick intro to iOS development to support apps for my organization. We would like to post a notification to users of one of our apps that it is being replaced by another. I ...
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Can't turn off email alerts for events in Yosemite

After I've upgraded to Yosemite, I've started to receive email alerts about upcoming events from my Calendar. This is a typical email Return-Path: <my-email@gmail.com> Received: from ...
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How to change Default alert sound in iCal?

I would like to change the default sound ("basso") that plays when an Alert is fired from iCal in the notification center? I have tried changing the sounds in notification center, but it seems to be ...
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Is it possible to close all notification alerts?

I've come back from vacation, and I have an unknown large number of e-mail alerts piled up. Hitting the x in notification center only cleared some of them - I'm assuming it was the last 5 since that's ...
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Lock Screen Notifications Without Content?

Is there a way to have lock screen notifications which notify only that an activity has happened (SMS message, Facebook message, etc.) but doesn't show the content of that activity? (I suspect there ...
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VPN Auto connect Notification

I have used the 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 few ...
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Notifications for Messages keep turning back on in Yosemite

I want to disable banners/notifications in OSX Yosemite. The problem is the notifications keep getting reset to the default. This has happened twice since installing Yosemite on release day. This ...
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Mail.app not showing notifications for only one Mail Account

I have 3 imap accounts in Mail.app. For only 1 account the app will not show notifications. For others I see notifications. I searched everywhere but no luck.. Why might this be? Where is the ...
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Disable “Try the new safari” popup

In Yosemite, when starting Chrome (or Firefox), an invasive, annoying and persistent popup "Try the new safari" appears on screen. Two options, "Later" will have it come back next time, and "Try ...
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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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Remove dock notification badge for apps not in notification center

For nuisance apps that set a badge notification icon, but which are not in the Settings Notifications center, is there a way to block the badge icon? Spotify, for example, creates a notification for ...
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disabled Push Notification profile still prompting Allow Push Notification message

I am having this disabling push notification issue. It was used in the app before. Now, we don't want to use it anymore. So, disable it from the AppId. I've updated my provisioning profile too. But, ...
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How to disable call notification on multiple devices?

Whenever I receive a phone call, my phone starts ringing (which is fine) and one second later, my iPad and Mac starts to ring as well. How do I disable or, at least delay the notification of phone ...
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Notification settings aren't being retained

After upgrading an iMac and MacBook Air from Mavericks to Yosemite, changes to Notifications aren't being retained: Looking at the Notifications Preference Pane - there are a set of apps with ...
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Notification sounds not playing after upgrading to Yosemite

Every time a system notification sound should be played, the screen simply flashes. The Flash screen option in Accessibility is turned off but the system seems to be smart enough to flash screen ...
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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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Can I limit the notification noise to one device when I get a message?

I have a few Apple products: MacBook, iPhone, iPad. When someone sends me a text message, and the entire room starts dinging as all three devices tell me I got a message. Is there an easy way to say, ...
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Tmux hampers osascripts display notification

I like to show notifications from scripts using osascript -e 'display notification "Some text"'. This works fine from the plain shell but it stop working when in tmux. It just doesn't show the ...
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How to disable iOS FaceTime notification sounds?

I don't want any sound-based notifications on my iOS device, but I still want the visual alerts. Most apps (e.g. Messages, Reminders, etc.) have a None choice at the top of their list of ...
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Calendar event showing new time change notification every day

I have a recurring meeting each day on my Exchange calendar at 8:45 AM. In the Calendar application, I get a notification every morning that the event time was updated to 8:45AM. However, the event ...
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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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Why does my iPhone play the tri-tone voicemail sound for no apparent reason?

I have an iPhone 4 running iOS 7. Every once in a while, my phone will play the tri-tone "voicemail" sound for no apparent reason: I won't have any new voicemails – or any new notifications in general ...
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How do I silence FaceTime notifications without silencing others?

With FaceTime on my iPad now notifying me of iPhone cellular calls, it is important to be able to silence FaceTime notifications, without silencing others (such as alarms or reminders); but there ...
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Application specific do not disturb

Is there a way on iOS to turn on the Do not Disturb feature on an app-per-app basis? I have some apps I only use for work related purposes, and I'd like them to go silent on non working hours (to try ...
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iOS8 calendar events in Notifications

I use Calendar on my iPhone, for school timetable. So the lessons are displayed in the Notifications. But I have discovered, that after updating my phone to iOS8, there is a weird bug. On tuesdays, I ...
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How are notifications removed on iOS devices?

I had a couple of notifications on my lock screen on my iPhone, some Facebook, and some SMS. I was logged into Facebook on my PC, and saw the notifications there also, so used my desktop to see what ...
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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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Activating NightMode at a designated time of night?

I am often on call for work, if my phone rings it's very important that I can answer it. I set the ringer on loud when I go to bed to wake me if called. However the contract only covers certain ...
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Settings app badge stuck at 1 after update to iOS 8.0.2

I updated from iOS 8.0 to iOS 8.0.2 on my iPhone 6 last night and noticed after the update completed that the Settings app shows a badge on my home screen even though there is no apparent update ...
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How do I stop iOS updates nagging me?

iOS7 allows you to delete the iOS8 update package if it has been automatically downloaded to your iPhone (Settings > General > Software Update > Delete). However, then Apple insists on notifying you ...
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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 ...
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How do I control Finder and App Store notifications in OS X?

Notification Center in OS X (10.9, Mavericks) provides a way to control configure notifications for various Apps such as Mail or Safari, but seems to provide on settings for controlling notifications ...
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How to react to click on a notification?

So I've got my applescript script throwing up notifications. And that's awesome. Now can I control what happens when the user clicks on it? Ideally I want it to just open a file, but can't surmise ...
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Tumblr mail notification in ipad

For reblog likes and new follower instill got the notification but why not for new mail or new ask? I mean I can not get any notifications when I receive a new fanmail and ask or answers from my ...