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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How to turn on message notification while im on the phone call?

I'm using ios 8.4 When I'm talking on a phone, I hear a message notification, I immediately take the phone away from my ear to read the message but it never shows. So I only get the message sound but ...
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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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Why do I get no text alert for one contact only?

I have an iPhone 5s and when my mom texts it doesn't make a noise. It does when everyone else does. There is a small gray moon next to her name, but I have checked and her phone is NOT on "Do not ...
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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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How to group lock screen notifications?

I searched this problem of mine but could not find a solution. Here is my problem: I have been using an Android phone for two years. After updating to Android 5, lock screen notifications are enabled ...
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Notifications (outlook mainly) pop up in secondary display OS 10.10

My appointment notifications always pop up in my non-active (I still have the white bar over my laptop display in system preferences) display, as well as if I click on the new email pop-up (which ...
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Force Chrome to use OS X notifications?

I'd like to find a way to use OS X native notifications instead of the Chrome notifications. I have read something about using a Growl extension and then redirect Growl to OS X Notifications Center ...
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How to block an email thread from notifications in Yosemite

Is there a way to block a specific email thread from notifications in Yosemite without turning notifications off for email? I am using mail.app.
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How to disable iPhone notifications from Facebook Places?

I've got this long-running annoyance about the Facebook iPhone app. Now, I do want notifications from Facebook e.g. when someone posts on my wall/timeline or mentions me in a comment. However, ...
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How to disable alert notifications in iOS when battery drops to 20% and then to 10%?

Is there a way to disable these alerts that appear when battery drops down to 20% and later on to 10%? (iPhone 4s iOS 8.4.1).
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How to mute all notifications, with some exceptions?

I have a close friend who's going through a tough time right now, and I want her to be able to wake me up if she needs me. I need to be able to receive push notifications from Messages and Facebook ...
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Is it possible to automatically turn vibrate mode off at night?

I usually have my iPhone in "vibrate mode" (ringtone off, vibrate on). However, I'd like to additionally have it turn vibrate mode off automatically between for example 11 PM and 7 AM because I don't ...
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Growl notifications when a user logs in to Minecraft server?

Would love to be able to get a Growl notification when a user logs in to my (locally hosted) Minecraft server. I took a peek in the Console but it doesn't seem to record the logins, although my ...
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Don't receive email notifications on iOS devices using IMAP folders

While using my iCloud account to receive emails, i've structured it to filter the content down to an organized fashion according to my liking. So lets say I have : Inbox VIP Drafts Sent Archive ...
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Apple Watch - Passbook “location aware” notification keeps appearing

Ever since I went to a Starbucks and paid with the Passbook app, I keep getting (what I assume is) a location aware notification to use my Starbucks passbook app. The trouble is that I keep getting ...
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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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iOS 9 iMessage notifications show sender's number, not name

After some annoying wifi problems with iOS 8.3, I tried out iOS 9 public beta 2 (now public beta 3) on my iPhone 5 (Edit: in the UK). When I receive a text message (iMessage/SMS), the lock screen/home ...
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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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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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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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Prevent application from displaying badge icon in Dock

Any Spotify desktop user has likely noticed their pervasive notifications: whenever "one of our friends" joins Spotify, there's both an in-app notification as well as a red badge that appears on ...
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How to prevent apps from showing previews on lock screen in iOS?

When I receive a message I don't want the sender or a preview of the content be shown on my lock screen. Some apps (like iMessage and Mail) allow you to set this in iOS' Settings -> Notifications. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...