An infrastructure where the server tracks devices so it can send a message to the device. This contrasts with pull where the device is responsible for checking periodically for new messages.

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How can I turn off push notifications for individual apps in iOS 5?

When an app is first installed, occasionally it asks if you would like to receive push notifications for that app. Normally I click 'No' and never think about it again. But yesterday, I accidentally ...
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Does Gmail push on iPhone 4S?

I just got the iPhone 4S, and it seems like my email is polling rather than push. I set up my Gmail account, and emails do not come to my phone instantly. It appears to be polling, rather than ...
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How can I disable the notifications prompt in Safari?

Safari for Mavericks has a website notifications feature allowing sites to send push notifications. I never want to be prompted for this. How can I disable the prompt for all websites, forever?
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Sending push notification to iPhone via AppleScript

Is there any combination of iPhone and/or Mac apps that I can use to send a push notification to my iPhone? For example, let's say I want to create a service (invoked via (Application Name) > ...
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How to disable Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) on OS X 10.8?

I am using an iMac at work, and the IT security guys are raising issue with the Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) trying to bypass the proxy continually. I would like to know how I can disable ...
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How do iPhone apps push notifications when the app isn't running?

I've read some docs about notifications and background work, but there is something I do not understand. Yesterday, I upgraded to iOS 4.2, rebooted my phone many times, and did not launch any apps. ...
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Can I get push notifications for emails in my Gmail Priority Inbox only?

Is it possible to get push notifications only for the emails in the Gmail Priority Inbox and not for the unimportant mail? I would like to set up my iPhone 3GS iOS 4.2.1 so that I get notified (with ...
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Is it possible to time adjust push mail on iOS 5?

Is it possible to time adjust push mail on my iPhone? What I want is that the phone automatically adjust the push setting for some time slots a day. E.g. that it should push mail between 9-17, but ...
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iPhone IMAP GMail push

Seeing as Yahoo (japan) got imap push to iOS devices working today (it's working on my phone now), is there a way to set it up with a GMail account?
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Grocery/List app for iOS with decent web application

I am looking for a descent iOS application that will allow me to sync my grocery list between my wife and I. I would like a solution that has a web application that we can use to enter all of our ...
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How to enable push notifications of emails?

A quick question with perhaps no answer, How can I enable push notifications of emails? What currently happens when I get an email is that my phone vibrates or rings, then I look at the locked ...
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How to select which iOS device receives push notifications (for Facebook)

I've got an iPad 2 and an iPhone 3GS, both of which have the official Facebook app. Since I set up Facebook on my iPad, only my iPad has been receiving notifications from Facebook. (I think this might ...
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Why does running the App Store push email to my iPad?

I have noticed that - even with email push turned off, running the App Store on my iPad 2 would push any new mail on the Exchange server to me. This could have been the case previously but it is ...
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iPhone push notifications?

I'm fairly new to the iPhone, so apologies if this is an obvious question. Are the default programs on the bottom bar (Phone, Mail, Safari + iPod) the only applications that can show 'new' event ...
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Copy text from mac to ipad

I'm often reading stuff on my Mac but then I want to switch to my iPad to read it there. Is there a simple way to copy text or an URL from my Mac to my iPad?
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How do FaceTime and Push Notifications work on wifi-only iOS devices?

Simple curiosity question. How does FaceTime and Push Notifications work on Wifi only devices? I mean does the WiFi stays always on to achieve a continuous connection to Apple's servers? I have ...
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Apple Push Notifications SSL Error

The APNS worked fine for various month until few weeks. Every time we send Push Notifications the connection aborts with the following error: PHP Warning: fwrite(): SSL operation failed with code ...
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Do I need to open port 5223 for iPhone push notifications to work when on wifi?

iPhone 4, iOS 4.3.1 Push notifications are working, when WiFi is turned off and device uses 3G, but when WiFi is on I can't receive any notifications. I was told that something can block port 5223 ...
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Push notifications no longer working?

Push notifications for any app are no longer working with my home WiFi network. I'm running an iPhone 4 with iOS 4.3.2. I tried 5223 port forwarding and even disabled my router's firewall. ...
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What is the best way to set up Gmail on IPad?

I just got an iPad and want to know, what is the best way to set up Gmail on the iPad? As far as I can tell there are three methods to set up the account: As a Gmail account As an Exchange account ...
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iOS Enterprise developer Account: apns certificate for push notification [closed]

I have used the iOS development account for creating apns ssl certificate for sending push notification to iOS device for development purpose.I can get the device token using objective c sample code ...
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How do I get iCal push notifications working?

If I update an event on my iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.3.3, it is updated correctly on the MobileMe calendar web site, but not on iCal – I have to refresh the latter manually. I took a look at my system ...
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Where does the iPhone store deleted apps' notification settings?

Basically if an app is allowed notifications, it never asks again even if the app is deleted and reinstalled. Where is all this data stored?
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Does push notification work on a jailbroken device?

This is a quite straightforward question. I have read about the jailbroken devices having some problems receiving push notifications. Is that really true? And if so, how can we resolve it?
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How do push notifications work from a networking point of view?

I know the data antennas (3G, WiFi, etc.) power down to save battery, but push notifications still seem to come almost immediately. My iPhone and iPad will chime before the email shows up on my ...
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How do I enable Wi-Fi-only email push?

Is it possible to get iOS's email push feature to work only when I'm on Wi-Fi?
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Can I make push notifications for some email addresses only and not others on my iphone?

I have one email address i use to sign up for random stuff. and One that I only give out to people i trust. Over the years the one i use to sign up for stuff has gotten riddled with spam. the other ...
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Verizon iPhone 4 - no Exchange push?

I used to have a 2nd generation iPod Touch, and had it connected to my email account at work (Exchange 2003). The iPod got push email as expected, and would often ping before Outlook (2010) would on ...
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Can you send push message only for selected users?

I'm an absolute newbie in Apple development, and I just want to know something special: Is it possible to send a push message not for all downloaders of the app, but some selected users? I thought ...
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Can I receive local or push notifications to my email address?

Can I receive local and/or push notifications to my email account instead of as a notification that appears on my iPhone? I want to receive the local and push notifications for some apps but I don't ...
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Is it possible to send push notifications to the iPhone Simulator?

I am developing a push notification infrastructure and would like to test it with the iPhone Simulator on a Mac. Is this possible, or do I need to use a physical iPhone?
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Why am I getting Facebook push notifications even though I have all Facebook push notifications disabled?

I have an iPhone 4S. No Facebook push notifications are activated on my phone. Nevertheless, several times a day I receive a push notification that I have been invited to X event or Y person is in my ...
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1answer
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Mail-app not using Push

I just bought an iPhone 4S and configured my mail-accounts. But for some reason, the new mail is only pushed when I open my Mail-app. I set the settings for incoming messages to "Push". Any idea how ...
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Is there a way to setup Yahoo mail for push with iOS5?

It seems to check it on a schedule, regardless of what I do. I've tried setting it up to masquerade as Exchange, but was not successful.
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What's a free/lightweight way to email a message to force an iPhone alert?

At my job, we get specific emails that need to be responded to right away. Currently, I filter and forward those emails to my SMS gateway address provided by AT&T (1234567890@txt.att.net). The ...
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What time is shown for received push notification?

When a push notification is shown on the sleep screen, there is a time attached to it. What time is this? Is it when it was received on the phone?
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On new iPad, “notify me” button does not function in Find My Friends

I want to use the new notify me feature in find my friends, so I can know when they arrive at XX or leave from YY. I have two friends set up in Find my Friends. I have upgraded to the new iOS 6. ...
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How can I reduce the mobile data used by the iPhone Mail app?

I am on a 200 MB/month plan, and feel that Mail is responsible for most of my mobile data usage, sometimes pushing me over the 200 MB, even if I almost never use the iPhone in places where there is no ...
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I want a twitter feed to alert my iPhone

On my iPhone, I'd like to get a push alert when there's a new tweet from a twitter account. How can I achieve this?
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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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do I need so many “mail folders to push”?

All, In the mail settings of my iPhone 4 running iOS 6.0.1, I've configured my Mail/Exchange to "Mail Folders to Push Inbox + 10". These 10 folders sync with the same folders I have in my MS Outlook ...
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When is the Apple MDM Push Notification Token Generated? [closed]

I know that in order to receive a push notification, an iOS app must register with the APN service, where it will receive this token, which it will then forward to the server that needs to send push ...
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How to stop logging applepushservicedm no such record for push.apple.com?

The system.log contains: applepushserviced[408]: : Stream error occurred for : Error Domain=APSTCPStreamErrorDomain Code=-65554 "DNSServiceQueryRecord() returned no such record for push.apple.com" ...
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Is there an iPhone app that can give me a push notification of a new email?

I want an app that can push my emails so they show up with the blue screen and with my notification tone. I've tried Im+ but it's a chat also and I just want to push my emails. I have Gmail, and I ...
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1answer
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Are there any iPhone push apps that sound on silent?

Are there any iPhone push apps that will still sound when the phone is set to silent/vibrate? I've tried Prowl but it gets silenced. I'd like to have a way to find my phone more easily when I can't ...
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1answer
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Facebook push not working

I have an iPhone 4 with iOS5 and Facebook and Messenger push notifications are not working for me, or they're delivered hours after they should be. I had jailbrake on iOS 4.x and always assumed that ...
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Google Mail doesn't download label as folder

I use GMail for push mail on my iPhone. I need that feature to sync my contact, calendar and email with Google. Setup is done using Microsoft Exchange following official tutorial from google at ...
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ios push practicaly equals frequent requests to the servers? How iMessage push works?

I would like make sure, how push in iOS works. Is it just about frequent requests to the servers? Second question is how iMessage works? It is free of cost, works over the Internet (using the data ...
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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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Push update to iPhone calendar

I have a client that schedules appointments for their customers. Sometimes appointments change, or new appointments need to be updated for a customer. Is there a way to develop a native app that ...