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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Gmail notifications in Notification Center

I am looking for a way to see new emails that I received show up in the notification centre. Right now I am following the advice gleamed from this page but when new emails come in all that happens is ...
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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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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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Iphone 6 lockscreen message preview

I just got my iphone 6 and everything works fine. It's just that whenever I recieve a text message, the notification on the lockscreen pops up and says who it's from and then "to you" right below ...
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iPhone 5s - receiving sound notifications at random times with no alerts, emails, ims, etc

Just recently when I take turn off vibrate om my iPhone, it has been playing alert sounds at random times without showing any notifications, no new emails, calls, texts, app updates, etc. It's really ...
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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 quickly silence all notifications except for ringer on an iPhone 6?

Sometimes I'm on call for work overnight and would like to know a quick way that I can silence all notifications except for the call ringer. The closest thing I see is allowing calls from everyone on ...
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Any way to send messages to Mavericks Notification Center from another machine on the local network?

I need a way to have a Linux-based machine send a message that can be received and displayed by the Mavericks Notification Center. I used to do this on an older version of OS X by running Growl, and ...
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iPhone Gmail app push notifications not working

Push notifications in Gmail app on my iPhone are not working properly anymore. I have the Primary only selected for my push notifications. For some reason I am getting notifications for the emails I ...
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Calendar Notifications Don't Stop

The OS X calendar does not stop nagging me about birthdays in the next two days. No matter if I click Close or Snooze, it just goes on showing it to me every few minutes. It's driving me mad. I don't ...
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Applescript to read unread notifications from Notification Centre on an arduino input

I am using applescript on Yosemite to read out (say) unread notifications from the notification centre. The action is triggered on an arduino input. While I can trigger the notification centre I am ...
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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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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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Hide facebook notifications inside app?

May be I mismatched a forum, but I hope, you can help me. I don't like social networks and facebook especially. But I need to use it. I've installed official application and I'm received annoying ...
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How to set a reminder and alarm at the same time

How can I set a reminder to send me a notification at the same time the first ou a specific alarm goes of? What I am trying to do is, I have to take a medicine everyday in the morning, but I wake up ...
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Applescript to read facebook notifications

I am very new to applescript as well as programming. I am trying to find a way for applescript to access my facebook unread notifications and whatsapp web unread chats and read it out to me. I can ...
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Notifications and quick settings panes stop working on iPhone

After some time the notification slidedown and quick controls slideup(?) suddenly stop working. IOS8, iPhone 6. After reboot they work again and then again don't (after maybe several days). When the ...
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Interrupt SMS notification sound

On our on-call duty phone we receive SMSs from our server monitoring system. The notification tune is quite long and the phone is intentionally loud. Is it possible to interrupt the tune once it ...
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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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How can I disable the “no backup in x days” from TimeMachine? [duplicate]

I'm running OS X Yosemite, and I want to disable the notifications from Time Machine. I rarely do a hard-drive backup because all of my essential files are in the cloud. I don't need to run ...
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Don't play iMessage notification sound on Mac if read on iPhone

I'm happily receiving and sending iMessages on my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.10.3) and iPhone 4S (iOS 8.3). When I've read a message on one device it notifies about receival (after 30 seconds or so) on the ...
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App/solution for having alerts for emails

I have following case: when something bad happens with services I'm responsible for, I get email to specific email account. And I'd like to get alert about it from my phone. But I don't mean just ...
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Disable notifications during a call on iPhone 5 iOS8.3

While I am talking to the phone, often I receive messages on Telegram or Whatsapp or notifications. Nowadays, for me is really rare to receive just one notification... When I am chatting, I receive ...
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Low battery notification only at < 5%

I have the latest MBP retina 15", it is normal that it informs me of the low battery level at such low percentage? Since this percentage changes every time I think is more something related to the ...
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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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How to open application through notification in terminal shell

I have the following command to run in a terminal shell script: osascript -e 'display notification "This is a Text" with title "This is a Title"' This is a shell code running in applescript to open ...
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How can I get notifications on my iPhone of Twitter hashtag mentions?

I must be missing something simple here. I'm not a big Twitter user, but this seems like something that should be obvious and simple. I can get notifications on my iPhone (iOS 8) whenever certain ...
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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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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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Periodic batch notifications on iPhone

I wanted to ask if it is possible to have periodic batch notifications on iPhone? It's annoying to be distracted by every notification but I would be fine with getting a notification every hour or ...
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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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Notifications on dual monitors: how can I specify which monitor?

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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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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Unclear OSX notification banners: where is the cropped text?

Long text notifications banners on MacOS X are cropped. The missing text makes them hard to understand, or even incomprehensible. How can I read the full text of these banners, if nothing shows up in ...
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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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Alert sound on the hour, every hour (OSX and iOS)

Both my Mac and iPhone (possibly my iPad, not sure) play an alert sound on the top of every hour (I believe -- certainly a few of the hours). I don't use notifications for anything (that I am aware ...
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`display notification` works from AppleScript Editor but not when exported as Application

I've got some short AppleScript code designed to display notifications at a specified interval. The code works perfectly from the Script Editor, but not when exported as an Application. Instead, ...
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Any way to prevent a notification from appearing in Notification Center?

I'm writing a simple AppleScript to create periodic notifications, but I don't want those notifications to accumulate in Notification Center. Is there any way to keep them from appearing there, or to ...
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No SMS notifications for one contact

I have a weird problem. For this one contact I don't get any sound or vibration notifications when a SMS arrives. What I have tried: Change Text Tone Change Vibration Delete contact and create ...
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What determines when my Apple Watch uses a haptic tap for a notification?

Some notifications on my Apple Watch (e.g. Viber) use a haptic tap when they appear on my Apple Watch. Others (e.g. Facebook) do not. What determines whether a haptic tap is used or not? Is this ...
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Send background email alert if Time Machine backup fails

Curious if there is an easy way to send a background email alert if a Time Machine backup fails (or continuously fails rather than just one time) I've found TM Error Logger however, it cannot run in ...
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How to get Fake.app to return 2 types of OSX notification?

I am trying to automate a 'title' search on Amazon (kindle category) using Fake.app. The search is conducted every week for about 100 titles. I followed the below 2 posts from Fake.App developer and ...
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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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How to disable Notification for Terminal app?

When i am starting a new server from the Terminal app, and i have the window not active, the Dock icon "jumps" up and down, also called "notifies me". I don't want this behaviour, i want a quiet ...
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Notification Center frozen in macbook pro with Yosemite 10.10.3

My notification center is completely frozen. It's still in the upper right hand corner of my screen, but when I click on it, nothing happens. I do not get any notifications in a popup window when I ...
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iPhone 5 Notifications trouble

A notification that my cord is not certified and may not work reliably with the phone keeps coming up even though the cord is not being used. ??? Why? How can I make it stop. I have look at 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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Calendar notifcation not disappearing

What is this "1" alerting me to? There does not appear to be anything in any of my Calendars that is requiring my attention. How can I get rid of this? I'm using a clean installation of Yosemite.
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Stop dock icon bouncing after dismissing corresponding notification?

Is there a way to stop an application dock icon from bouncing after I dismiss a notification it has sent me from the notification center? In MacOS Yosemite I frequently work in a Windows VM that I ...
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Display Slack notifications on both screens

I'm using my Macbook while it's connected to a larger display. I'm mostly working off the larger display. Is there a way for notifications to be displayed on both screens simultaneously? I'm ...