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 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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iOS9 Email Push Still Not Working

There seems to be a general iphone issue with mail.app not pushing correctly atm. I've tried every trick I could find online, but to no avail. What I've done so far: Reset network connections. Did ...
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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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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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Is it possible to disable Apple Watch iMessage notifications while my MacBook Air is unlocked?

I know that Apple Watch notifications are silenced while you are using your iPhone in order to prevent duplicate notifications. Is it possible to extend this functionality to silence my Apple Watch ...
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phone notifications turned off by proximity to my computer?

Is there any way that my iphone can register that it's near enough to my mac to shut off notifications? I'd love to be able to get notifications for an email when I'm away from my computer, but just ...
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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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Home button broken and Notification Center stuck

my home button on my ipod touch 5th Gen has been broken for while so I have been using assistive touch. Earlier on my notification centre got stuck half way down the lock screen, making my ipod ...
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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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I get notification in Mac, though App is installed in iPhone [duplicate]

There is one App installed in my iPhone, that is news App. Now, whenever I connect my iPhone to Mac, I get notification also in Mac. What may be the reason ? I want to get rid of this.. EDIT 1 ...
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Remove Mac App Store notification badge from the Dock

# "Usernoted" seems to be the "user notifications daemon", so get it's PID. pid=$(ps aux | grep -i [u]sernoted | awk '{print $2}') # Find the sqlite3 database that this program has open. It's in a "...
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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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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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Show notification when unlocking iPhone

Is there a way to show a notification upon unlocking an iPhone? For example, I want to set a reminder to "do x" at 5 pm, but I don't unlock my phone until 5:30, but I would like the alert to pop up as ...
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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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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'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 [192.168....
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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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MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch) El Capitan

I have a Macbook Pro Retina 13 inch. I have recently lost my notifications in the notification centre. The " today" tab functions but my "notifications" bar has nothing. The banners from ...
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Send notification from command line [duplicate]

On Mac OS X, some applications will display a notification that appears briefly in the upper-right corner (e.g., when I receive email). Is there a way to generate a notification from the command-line?...
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Is there a way to differentiate in iOS mail notifications by account?

Specifically, the notification (both unlocked & locked screen) in iOS. I have set two mail accounts (iCloud and another server). When I receive a new message, the notification shows the sender, ...
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How do you turn off the “Try the new Safari” notification?

In OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan, when starting Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, there is an invasive, annoying, and persistent notification, titled "Try the new Safari." There is only two ...
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queueing notifications to give me uninterrupted focus time

Between instant messages, emails, and calendar invites, I probably get notified about once every 5-10 minutes during normal work hours, and the social pressure of dealing with the messages quickly ...
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Can't Deactivate Amber Alerts

I always make a habit of turning off Amber alerts when configuring a new iPhone. The following settings are used: This has been consistently effective at blocking these alerts and is in line with ...
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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 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 it....
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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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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 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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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 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 of)...
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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 ...