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 do I get a notification sound on my iPhone 5?

For apps like Instagram or Snapchat, when my screen is on the lock screen and a notification shows up, there is no sound. Can I enable notification sounds for Instagram or Snapchat?
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Quickly remove badge from app

Is it possible to quickly remove a notification badge from an app in the Dock? I'm looking for a solution faster than opening the app itself and performing whatever task is required to mark the ...
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How to snooze reminders on the notification screen?

In iOS 7, when a Reminder notification showed up on the Lock screen, I could tap it to Snooze it. Since I upgraded to iOS 8, the option is no longer there.. Am I missing something simple? Or is it ...
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Twitter notifications on ios appears just for selected users. I want the same in Yosemite

In iOs you can setup notifications in order to receive them only from users you activate them for. Is it possible to achieve the same in Yosemite notification center? Thanks
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How to use Mac Mini as an APNS server for Push Notifications

I have looked for it everywhere, I can't find any clue where to start or how to do it. I have an Apple Mac Mini with OSX Server that I would like to use as an APNS server to send push notifications ...
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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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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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What does it take to get FaceBook to stop pushing notifications to my iPhone?

I don't want FaceBook to put any notifications on my iPhone's home screen for anything, ever. I've gone into the iPhone's "settings" app and turned off all notifications for FaceBook. I've gone ...
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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 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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Remove notifications for one specific email account on Mountian Lion's Mac Mail

Is it possible to set or disabled Mail notifications on a per-account basis on mountain lion's notification center? I have shared email that gets a lot of email that I only neet to check once in a ...
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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 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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How do I temporarily disable or mute Messages (iMessage) on OS X?

I use Apple's iMessage across several devices, including my (OS X Lion) Mac, using the recent Messages beta. However, the application has some undesired behaviour. When I quit Messages, it will ...
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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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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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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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Can iBeacons work directly with remote servers?

Can iBeacons work directly with remote servers? in other words can you store notifications or information you want pushed out to users on a server and have that information retrieved from a server ...
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Vibrating Bluetooth Bracelet/Watch

I'm looking for a device in the form of a bracelet/watch that vibrates when I receive calls and text messages; any recommendations?
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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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iPhone gmail app push notifications not working

My iPhone gmail app push notifications 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 don't ...
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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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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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Unable to change my email notification sound on iPhone 4s

So I changed my email notification sound to a custom sound uploaded to the phone via (iTunes). The weird thing is, even though I have the tone selected, and the phone shows it as being the active ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Notify badge at Reminders app (icloud.com) - where does it come from?

There is always a notify badge at my Reminders app, but only when i login at icloud.com: But there is NO task oder anything else left. I also deleted all of the lists (i've only had one, so i ...
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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 ...