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 disable vibration for Timer alerts?

In iOS Settings / Notifications, I can control whether alerts use vibration or sound or vibration-and-sound for Calendar, FaceTime, Mail, Messages, Phone, and Reminders apps. In Clock App / Alarm / ...
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Certain Calendars do not trigger iPhone Notifications

I've got three calendars set up on my iPhone: Microsoft Exchange outlook.com (Windows Live) icloud I've got entries in the first two calendars. However, I only get notifications from the Exchange ...
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iPhone not getting audio alerts from texts and other notification events

I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 9.3.1. I have notifications for messages configured to alert with a sound. Other apps are set to notify with sound as well. I do have Do Not Disturb enabled, but it is ...
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Why does the Terminal app icon show an unread message?

For the first time in roughly three years, the Terminal app icon in the dock shows that red new message overlay. To the right, the same happens with Thunderbird which I am used to as I do have ...
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Automatically move read mail messages to a folder

Currently I have a rule for coloring messages that come from a certain news source so I can quickly spot them in my main mailbox. These messages are in my iCloud email so I also get a notification on ...
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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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How to show a notification when you go online/offline?

I want to get a growl notification any time my internet connection changes state - for instance, when wifi comes online, wifi goes offline, or when I switch from wifi to wired. I would love it if ...
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Notifications not alerting

The notification sounds are not working on my iPhone 6, I have to click on my home screen when it is locked to see if I have a notification instead of lighting up and instead of a banner showing me I ...
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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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Apple Watch notifications over WiFi

First days after I've bought my Apple Watch, keeping my iPhone with Bluetooth turned off and WiFi on (so with Apple Watch connected "to the cloud") my Watch was able to receive iPhone's notifications ...
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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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Error 'The application “Messages” can’t be opened.' after clicking on notification.

Messages is open and working, but not the active application. I get a text, the top right hand notification comes in. I want to go to the Messages app so I click the notification and get this error. ...
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How can I disable the “no backup in x days” from TimeMachine?

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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Notification won't disappear!

I have a notification that wont disappear. It's on my macbook. My facetime app has a notification that wont disappear without me going into settings and clicking the badge icon. I want to delete the ...
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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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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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iPhone vibrates on every Viber text message received

Even when my viber application is open on a specific discussion, it continues to vibrate on every received message part of the current discussion. How can I turn off this very annoying feature for ...
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Receive notification when battery 100% charged

Is there any way to receive a iOS notification when you are charging your iPhone and the battery charge level gets to 100%? Or any third party app? Thanks.
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Does Find My iPhone send a notification when being reset?

If I use Find My iPhone to reset my phone, will it give a notification that it's being reset? Someone has my phone and they will eventually get my passcode and I NEED to reset it so they dont see ...
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Apple watch showing old notifications

On my apple watch I receive a imessage, I twist my wrist to show the message but for it always shows me the old messages and then the new imessage? How can I stop this so it either just shows me the ...
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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 to disable shared event modification in-app notifications in Calendar

I'm trying to disable the in-app notifications I get in the OS X Calendar app when someone else modifies an event in a shared calendar. To clarify, I am not trying to disable notifications in ...
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How do I clear All OS X notifications with 1 click?

I have notifications in the OSX Notification Center, as for most of my apps I am using the setting, "Show in Notification Centre: 10 Recent Items" This is a good setting but rather than have a very ...
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Text notifications

I recently removed a shared Apple ID and created a new one on my husband's phone. Now when I text him from my phone, he receives the text but no notification. How do I fix this? BTW, his phone does ...
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How can I turn off iCloud storage space warning notifications?

I've been getting many pop-up and email notifications about my meager iCloud storage space. There's no chance that I'll upgrade so how can I turn off these reminder notifs?
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How to get rid of my spamming notification?

The DivX player has installed a junk notification on my Mac saying: A new version of DivX is available. as shown below: This stupid notification bumps up every hour or so, and there is no way ...
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How to disable 'A new version of DivX is available' pop-up? [duplicate]

Everyday I see the annoying popup message in the upper right corner saying: A new version of DivX is available Update Now / What's New I'm closing it using X button, but it's appearing ...
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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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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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Reasons for an iPhone not receiving notifications?

We have an iPhone app that uses local notifications. The local notifications are working pretty good on all devices except one iPhone 6 device (Just the one, works on all other iPhone 6 devices). The ...
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Stop full screen alerts on my Apple Watch

I would like to know how I can still be alerted to a notification (eg. Getting a tap when a message arrives) but it not necessarily being what I see when I look at my Apple Watch. I'd prefer to see ...
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Is there a way to find out which app on an iPhone just made a sound?

My phone is making two sounds, but not providing any other notifications. I have no idea what is causing this. How can I track this down? I have it paired to an Apple Watch, and have Google Inbox ...
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Notification center icon not greying out when do not disturb is enabled

As of the past week whenever I enable the Do Not Disturb feature within notification center it no longer greys out the icon. I used to option-click it but now I can't because I never know if it is ...
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How to change Gmail notification sound

How to change Gmail notification sound on iPhone is question a lot of people ask. So did I.
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How does an iDevice (iPad or iPhone) receive “push” notifications?

An iDevice (iPad or iPhone) receives notifications. Even when the device is sleeping. Apple calls these “push notifications”. How does the device on iOS receive these notifications? Are there ...
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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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Change Notification Style from Banner to Alert via AppleScript

does anybody know an easy way to make an apple script that changes the notification style for a specific app from "banners" to "alerts"? I've been trying for hours but I'm finding it hard to use 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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Does iPad lost screen show received notifications?

I already received an email notification and it showed up on an iPad lock screen. I wonder if it still show on screen of that iPad when i use lost mode on it.
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launchd notification on abnormal exit

I have a launchd job plist that runs a simple shell script that invokes rdiff-backup to backup a remote directory over SSH to my computer. The job runs every hour and it works well. Except the other ...
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How To Get Rid Of “Upgrade to OS X El Capitan” Notification?

The upgrade notification gets more and more intrusive day by day. Now there is no option to be "Reminded Tomorrow" or "Skip This" anymore. Now one could just turn on "Do Not Disturb" feature from ...
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How not to receive iMessage alerts on iPhone when I am actively using iMessage on Mac

When I am engaged in an active iMessage conversation on mac, the incoming messages alerts show on iPhone which is sitting besides me and it is annoying. How can I avoid that?
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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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Pop up notifications on Good

My company is switching to Good and I can't figure out how to get a pop-up on my screen to show me what the incoming message is, or who it's from, rather than "Good Event Reminder". Has anyone ...
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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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Can iBeacon range/region monitoring trigger “dynamic”/data-based notification?

I've looked everywhere (and am a Java/web developer so can't try testing in Xcode myself) but don't know the answer to; Can an iBeacon range and/or region event (for an iOS app that is not running ...
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iMessages - can one disable 'join/leave' messages in group chats?

Does anyone know where you can disable the join/leave messages in group chats in iMessages? In low-traffic chats it's utterly annoying to have scrollbacks full of 'xxx joined the chat.'/'yyy left the ...
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Can I set the iPhone to vibrate except for one contact?

iPhone 5s, iOS 9 I currently leave my phone almost exclusively on silent mode using the switch on the side so that it vibrates on notifications. But I want it to ring when one particular person calls ...
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Unable to get a local notification for NSCurrentLocaleDidChangeNotification [closed]

I am new to iOS development. I have implemented the following sample code to test if i can receive a notification for locale change(In my case, I need to get a notification when I change the ...
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iphone 6 notifications disabling “show on lock screen” is still showing up in lock screen

How can i disable completely the calendar notifications from appearing in the lock screen on iphone 6 version 9.2? I've already unchecked "show in lock screen" w/in notification settings but they ...