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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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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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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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 (Do Not Disturb) 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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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 ...
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Notification window at certain time with traffic jams from work to home

Wow, today I saw a great window. This is a notifier from google maps or apple maps that shows me a way to home from work at certain time (when I usually go home) with traffic jam. Does anybody know ...
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Can't import Contacts from abbu, errors in Notifications, FaceTime

I got a new MacBook Pro and used a Time Machine backup to set up the new computer. It didn't import my Contacts for some reason, so I used the old laptop to send everything to iCloud, then reimported ...
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How to view the notification centre on my “new” iPhone 4?

I recently got an iPhone 4, and I can't access its notification centre. From the lock screen, pulling down allows me to access it, but as soon as I enter my 4 digit password and access the home ...
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How do I prevent the iPhone 5 from beeping twice when a text message arrives?

How do I prevent the iPhone 5 from beeping twice when a text message arrives? It beeps twice when there is a new message. I only want one notification. How do I have only one notification instead of ...
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How can I turn my email off for the night? (iOS)

I would like to be able to easily turn on and off notifications for a particular app. I have my reasons for this, and if you'd like to know them you can check the edit history, but please keep ...
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How do I make my iPhone ring for phone calls but be silent for email?

As a newbie on an iPhone 5, please how do I set up my phone to give an audible ringtone when I get a phone call, but remain silent when I get an email?
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Apple Push Notification reliablity

I have one app supported on both Android and iOS. The app needs a background service which hits a remote server every minute. The job is simple for Android app but since background tasking is not ...
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Receive Apple Push Notifications behind a VPN

Hey guys I tried to search google for this particular question but couldn't find a solution which fits my question. I'm trying to build an app which works only when VPN is configured properly. (The ...
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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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Pausing Calendar notifications during presentations

While giving a talk (PDF file rendered by Preview) from my MacBook, I'd like to make sure that my upcoming appointments do not show up during the talk. Is it possible to pause these notifications? ...
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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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Sound notifications from Messages, but not Thunderbird are muted when in full screen Citrix, but not full screen anything else

Because Thunderbird works fine, we know that Citrix doesn't cause everything else besides itself to be muted. There's something about Messages that it doesn't like. If the Citrix desktop is not in ...
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Suspend some mail notification correponding to a sender

I wish to disable some mail notifications let's say, the ones coming from a mailing list named TEST. Is there a way to do it or the notifications are all enabled/disabled at the same time ? 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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iOS - Howto get notification email when battery is less than 20%

I wish to receive an alert/notification with email when iPad Mini battery is less are equal than 20% I use iPad mini only in public transport, not regularly. So no manual solution.
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Receive StackExchange notifications

Is there a way to receive notifications from StackExchange sites in the Notification Center in OSX?
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Turn off notification for certain messages

Is it possible to turn of notifications for certain mail messages (ex. newsletters)?
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Chrome notifications not appearing on both monitors (dual monitor)?

When using Chrome notifications on OS X, how can I set the notifications to appear across two monitors simultaneously? I'm using a Macbook Pro and a Thunderbolt Display, and Chrome notifications - ...
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Change Limit before Mac Notifies You That The “Startup Disk Is Full”?

I always have this problem: Immediately after Mac Notifies You That The "Startup Disk Is Full", it pauses many of the applications I am using (eg. 6 out of 10), and this always makes me lose my ...
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Why does my iPhone 4s notify me when an email is deleted on my PC?

When I delete an email on my PC my iPhone notifies me of a new email. I have looked for a setting to stop this. Does anyone know of a way to stop this?
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Displaying weather in notification center

I was wondering how can i display the weather of a particular city of my choosing in the Notification center? I'm using an iPhone 5S with iOS 7.1 Right now it only shows the weather using the ...
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How do I know which App is sending Vibrate-only Notification?

I have an iPhone 5s, iOS 7.1.1, with around 200 Apps installed. Recently my phone receives some notifications which does not appear in Notification Center, Lock Screen, or Badge Icons. It only ...
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If I turn off my Find My iPhone will it send a notification to the account holder?

If I turn off Find My iPhone on my iPhone 5 does it send any notification to the email address attached to the apple id or send a notification of any kind?
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iMac Multi-user and notifications

I always used my iMac alone and now I'm about to share it with someone but the multi-user thing is quite new to me. I know we can't have more than one Apple ID (iCloud, itunes etc..) by session so we ...
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Is there a way to create a notification in the Notification Center with a clickable link?

I can create a notification in Applescript via display notification "Notification Text" with title "Title goes here" subtitle "subtitle goes here However is there a way when I click on the ...
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Skype is online all the time?

I have an iPhone 4, and one of their recent updates added an 'always online' feature, where the user can receive messages even if Skype isn't open on their device. Lately I've been using Skype on my ...
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Still receiving online messages/notifications after disabling cellular data [duplicate]

When disabling 3G/network usage (go to Settings->Cellular->Use cellular data for:) for a specific application (eg. Facebook, Hangouts, Messenger, ...) I can still receive messages and/or notifications ...
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Can I revert Mail.app to handle notifications in the pre-10.9.2 way?

After updating to the latest Mavericks version (10.9.2), the behaviour of the new mail notifications changed. Before, if I clicked on the notification, the main Mail.app window would open and show the ...
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Open Safari Push Notifications in Chrome

I got used to Safari Push Notifications, because they will show up even when Safari itself is closed. In the last time, I changed to Chrome and now, when I click on a notification, Safari will always ...