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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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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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 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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Notification Center Notification When Disk Mounts or Ejects

I used to use Growl's HardwareGrowler to get notified when a disk ejected or mounted. It was really useful. Ever since Growl went paid, I've lacked that functionality. Does anything like that exist ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Is it possible to get a badge counting remaining items on calendar for the day on the Calendar icon in iOS?

Is it possible to get a badge counting remaining items for the day (which is upcoming events, or?) on Calendar for the day on the iOS Calendar icon? Is there some other Calendar app that does this? ...
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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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Apple Watch notifications going to watch or phone intelligently

My watch and phone work really well together, if I'm wearing my watch then notifications pop up there first and don't show on my phone. When I take my watch off or when I'm using my phone the ...
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Make app notifications ring as loudly as the phone

I have a the IFTT app set up to send me very important ios notifications. I need it to wake me up at night. How can I make the notification sounds max loudness and ring for as long as a phone ring?
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Is my apple ID compromised after receiving notification of Facetime from unknown computer?

Hello I received this notification, I would like to know what to do next if I do not know the MacBook Pro the notification is referring to? I have checked my icloud and do not see this device in the ...
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Notification Center in OS X Yosemite displaying old Calendar notifications

I have Calendar notifications enabled in Notification Center, set to display five recent items. However, the five items it's currently displaying are all from October 17, 2014 (and two of them ...
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Change the Time of Monitor's Waiting while Mac Mini's Wake Up

I have a Mac Mini so, as every other Mac Mini owner, I have an other-brand monitor. But Apple, is used to use their integrated monitors that wake up from sleep quickly. My LG monitor is a very good ...
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How to turn off multiple all day Calendar notifications?

In Calendar for all-day events OSX shows notifications every hour on the day BEFORE the event AND on the day of the event. How can I leave just one notification for all-day events? In Calendar ...
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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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Apple Mail opening mail in new window when clicking notification

When clicking the notification from Apple's Mail client it opens the mail in a new window, instead of showing the mail window (Which is in its own separate space) like it has done previously. Does ...
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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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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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No Facebook notifications in Notification Center – How can I fix it?

When I upgraded to Yosemite, I happily used Notification Center to receive alerts upon getting a message or so. I then turned them off at some point and recently changed my password (not sure if that ...
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Make iOS app notifications show real notified time after out of network

About your app notifications while out of network (when phone turned off, in airplane mode, etc.) - whatever notifications that were supposed to come during that time will show up indicating "just ...
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iOS app notifications sent in email format?

App notifications you get on the home & stand-by screens on iPhones: Is there a way to get them in e-mails?
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How to see notifications when running full screen?

I currently run XBMC/Kodi which runs in fullscreen so OS X notifications do not display on top. When the application is in windowed mode, notifications display as normal. I have looked through the ...
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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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Is there a keyboard shortcut in OS X Mavericks for quick reply when an iMessage notification appears?

I found it not that efficient to move the mouse pointer over the notification and click on the reply button every time. So I was wondering if there is a hotkey for quick reply instead of using the ...