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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Notifications stopped working for Messages (Mavericks)

I'm using a 27" iMac with Mavericks. About 2 weeks ago, Messages stop creating notifications whenever I received a message from someone. I used to get a notification in the upper right corner of the ...
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Is there is a way to send a local message from a Mac to an iOS device *without* the Internet?

I know I can send Prowl notifications from OS X to iOS, but that requires going over the Internet. I'd like to accomplish the same thing, except that I want to be able to be able to do it without an ...
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Disable App Update Notifications on OSX?

When I have apps that need updating in OSX I get a notification on the top-right corner of my screen that does not go away until I click it (which opens the app-store). Is there a way to turn these ...
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Missing some snooze button options in 10.9

I recently upgraded to 10.9 and was pleased to learn that there are now more snooze options… in theory. When I do a long click on the snooze button for a calendar alert, I get more options, but mine ...
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No more notification for iMessage with Mavericks

I did the upgrade to Mavericks few days ago. I noticed a problem with my iMessage app : I don't get any notification when I received a new message (neither alert, nor badges on the icon in the Dock). ...
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Can I turn off all notifications?

In the system preferences, I've set all of them to "None" for the various applications, but I'm still seeing things like software updates and battery status there in pop-ups in the top-right corner of ...
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Notification center does not show mail alerts

I'm a new Mac user since yesterday. I've read much about the notifications which are available with Mavericks. I connected my Twitter account and also set up my iCloud mail account. I thought that I ...
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Change the icon of an applescript-called notification

With OSX Mavericks we now can make notifications with applescript pretty easily. However, there doesn’t seem to be a way to change the icon that appears to a custom one. Is there a way to accomplish ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in OS X Mavericks for quick reply when an iMessage notification appears?

I found it not that efficient to move the mouse pointer over the notification and click on the reply button every time. So I was wondering if there is a hotkey for quick reply instead of using the ...
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Prevent notifications on Mailbox app for Gmail's Social/Promotions/Updates emails

I just switched over to the new Gmail inbox with the smartlabel filters. Now whenever a social, promotions, updates or forums email comes in I get a notification on iOS from the Mailbox app. ...
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How can I disable the notifications prompt in Safari?

Safari for Mavericks has a website notifications feature allowing sites to send push notifications. I never want to be prompted for this. How can I disable the prompt for all websites, forever?
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Remove existing Facebook account from OS X

I had synchronized my personal Facebook account on OS X Mountain Lion in System Preferences > Mail, Contacts & Calendars through the Facebook tab. I removed it and synchronized my official ...
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Turn Off Calendar Alerts for Certain Calendars

I have several calendars that I need to view an access, but I don't necessarily want the alerts coming in for all of them. Is there a way to turn off all other notifications except my account (in ...
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What are the default sounds for iOS 7?

I upgraded both my iOS devices to iOS 7, so I have my custom sound preferences that I took with me. However I would like to try the default sounds, preferably without restoring my my devices to ...
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Disable Repeated System Alerts in iOS 7

On iOS 7, there is a feature under Cellular in Settings called: Use Cellular Data For:. This lists all of the apps I have on my iPhone 4 with individual On/Off Switches to disable or enable cellular ...
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Clicking Notification Center Button Makes Dock Hang

I'm experiencing a very strange issue on my Mid 2012 Retina MacBook Pro with OS X 10.8.5. All of the sudden I discovered that I was unable to command-tab between open applications, the dock would not ...
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How to get rid of “slide to reply” line in iOS 7 notifications?

When you have the screen locked on your iPhone, and you get a notification (like the Messages one shown below, minus the sender's name and icon) there is a line that says "slide to reply". This 'slide ...
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How to turn off iOS Calendar Notifications for iCloud shared calendars

How can I turn off alerts for iCloud calendars that have been shared with me? I just want to see alerts for my calendar. Example: My girlfriend has a haircut today, and she set an alert to appear 15 ...
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iPod touch notification center

I exited out of a couple apps while I was in my notification center on my iPod touch. My settings still say that they will show up in the center, but they haven't been. I've gotten the message on my ...
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Will I miss something if I uninstall Growl off Mountain Lion?

I updated to Mountain Lion more than a year ago. Even before that, Growl has been annoying me with a pop-up asking me to update. The new version is costs 4 USD in the App Store. Since ML has ...
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How can I know if I have any Notifications with newer OS X Notifications bar?

I have OS X 10.8, and one thing I don't understand about the new Notifications system is that the icon in the menu bar doesn't tell me whether I have any notifications or not. The icon ( ) looks the ...
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How can I get Mail.app notifications without keeping it running?

I like getting Growl notifications for incoming emails in Mail.app, but I'd prefer not to have to keep Mail.app running to see them. Is there a setting or third party tool for this?
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How do I prevent my iPhone from getting alerts when using Messages on my Mac?

I like to use Messages on my Mac, but it's generally incredibly annoying because every time I receive a message from someone, my iPhone lights up and plays its alert noise, which is a loud ding. I ...
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Stuck email open with notification of 500 unrecognized addresses

I received an email with 500 names, mostly political discussions, I decided I wanted to be off the list and when I made the request by replying the last person it cc'd all 500 names and it would not ...
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More than one banner in Notification Center

My question is simple, but I think, it's impossible. When more than one banner in Notification Center are rises, previous of them are ends and show last banner only. It would be nice if banners shows ...
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Battery indicator is showing “Service Battery” notification

I upgraded my macbook RAM, but after that when I switched on my MAC it showed my "Service Battery" indicator in battery menu. I installed Battery Health application and it showed following stats. ...
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Apple Mail - extra notification on specific mailbox

I'm using Apple Mail on my MAC, switched notifications on (working). Connected account is hosted by Google so I'm using labels feature very offten (Mailbox in Apple Mail). However, if I move incomming ...
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How can I use AppleScript to reshow the last OS X notification (in the notification banner)?

After the notification disappears, I want to be able to make it appear again through AppleScript.
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Not getting all iOS Gmail notifications when “Important only” is selected

In the latest version of the iOS Gmail app released on June 4, they added a feature that allows users to choose to only receive notifications for "Important"/"Priority" emails. This option is only ...
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How to disable Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) on OS X 10.8?

I am using an iMac at work, and the IT security guys are raising issue with the Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) trying to bypass the proxy continually. I would like to know how I can disable ...
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Disable chat room notifications for OSX Messages?

In the Mountain Lion Messages app, is there a way to disable notifications for chat room messages, but still have notifications for private messages? (this is the default behavior in Adium)
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Can I receive local or push notifications to my email address?

Can I receive local and/or push notifications to my email account instead of as a notification that appears on my iPhone? I want to receive the local and push notifications for some apps but I don't ...
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Have Mountain Lion Messages running but hidden from dock?

I use Mountain Lion (10.8.3) Messages exclusively to monitor text messages sent to my cell phone. When I first start my computer or login Messages is hidden (I don't want it in my dock) and if I ...
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Are there any to-do-list-creating apps that allow for persistent task lists in Notification Center? Does Apple's iOS even allow for this?

Apple's iOS Reminders.app has the great functionality that it can list reminders in the Notification Center 24 hours in advance of the actual alert time. This is very useful, since it allows one to ...
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Can app store update notifications be disables on iOS?

I don't want a popup telling me when my apps can be updated. Any ready to get rid of these without jailbreaking? I wouldn't mind getting rid of the badge, too. But I find it less annoying than the ...
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excessive birthday reminder notifications

My birthday reminders started appearing more frequently about a month ago. Usually they only appear once per day, but for example I have been using my laptop for the past 20 minutes and they have ...
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Change update frequency of app store in Mountain Lion?

The mac app store on Mac OS X (10.8.3) notifies me frequently about new app updates by showing a little popup. How can I change the update frequency or the way Mac OS X notifies me?
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iOS: Sounds when Headphones Are Plugged in but Silent Otherwise?

Is it possible to set up an iOS 6 device (for example, specifically the iPhone 5, or 3rd generation iPad) such that all the usual sounds from apps and the system sounds like typing or message ...
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Why are notifications on MacBook Pro slower than on an iPhone?

I have an iPhone 4 on iOS 6.1.3 and a MBP 13' 2012 i5 on OSX 10.8.3 connected to the same WiFi network. Now whenever a notification comes, be it Facebook or Messages (exceptions: Reminder and ...
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No notifications on iPhone 4 running jailbroken iOS 6.1.2

I have recently been given an unlocked iPhone 4 GSM, upon which I have installed a jailbroken (but not hacktivated) iOS 6.1.2 using snowbreeze. Calling seems to work fine, as does everything except ...
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Switch between sound profiles iPhone?

I have found no way that iPhone is able to do what I need here. I have iOS 6.x (jailbroken). I would like to set 3-4 Sounds themes (basic feature of all Nokia). Example I need: Normal: vibrance ok, ...
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How to disable notifications for a single calendar, in iOS6

I have multiple calendars on my iPhone (iOS 6) and would like to know how to disable event notifications for just my work calendar (it's an Exchange account, if that makes any difference). I still ...
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Is it possible to disable iPhone sounds and vibrations when the phone is unlocked?

I have been chatting extensively on my iPhone via text messages. I always have my phone on silent and the vibrations seem to really run down the battery. It's a waste because a lot of the time I have ...
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Moutain Lion - New line character in notification

Do we have any newline character that we can insert in Mountain Lion's Notification Center. I try to append \n but it doesn't work. What I am trying to do here is to write a plugin for alfred. And I ...
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No new mail notification at apple mail dock icon when rules apply

I've set a rule in apple mail. It's very simple. If a specific individual sends me mail it moves it directly to the destination folder. The problem is that it does not notify me that a mail arrived! ...
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On iPhone, Gmail “new email” notifications keep appearing in lock screen?

On my iPhone, for the Gmail app, I sometimes get "new email" notifications on my lock screen that were from hours ago even when I cleared them (I unlocked the device after they appeared). Even when ...
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Where can I find the Mountain Lion (Notification Center) notification sound?

I've been searching around for the little sound (the default one) when a notification is presented (on Mountain Lion Notification Center) but I can't find it. Example: http://d.pr/a/P5xo (sound ...
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I'd like OS X 10.8 to receive network notifications

I've got some shell scripts that can send network notifications to Growl for Windows, and it's working fairly well. Can Notification Center on 10.8 (or iOS devices for that matter!) be configured to ...
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how to disable birthday reminders in iOS and still view them in the calendar app?

Birthday reminders are nice but not if they keep popping up each day for every contact that has a birthday filled in. I don't need a popup birthday reminder. Especially not for every contact that has ...
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How to show a notification when the iSIght webcam turns on?

Is it possible to get a desktop notification when my iSight turns on? It would be optimal if this could go through Growl, but I've tried HardwareGrowler and it doesn't give me a notification. I know ...