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How to disable alerts but not banners in mac os x notification center as a global setting?

There are 2 types of notifications, alerts and banners . Banners go away on their own, whereas you have to interact/click alerts to make them go away. In the System preferences>Notifications, ...
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Keyboard Shortcut in YouTube Fullscreen in Safari beep alert sound

When playing a YouTube video in fullscreen in Safari, and pressing any of the keyboard shortcuts, for example the arrow keys, macOS plays the alert sound. This makes YouTube unusable for me in Safari. ...
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what is this dialog called that appears in the center of the screen?

when using either Xcode or Magnet from the app store, occasionally a dialog like this appears: When using magnet, this dialog appears when the window forces a specific width and cannot change the ...
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sms/imessage's allert don't work for one contact

I have an iPhone 11 on 13.5.1 iOs. Suddenly, the alerts of imessage don't work, for one only person. There is no budge for new message in the chat (on the main app, where all the chats are). This ...
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intermittent alert sound tritone playing [duplicate]

running HighSierra and hearing intermittent tritone sounds. I noticed that the sound happened at the same time as the previous day. There are no user applications/scripts open when this happens, even ...
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Looking for help with calendar notification or alert not appearing after due date/time!

HW: MBA 2017 OS: catalina 10.15.5 The issue I am facing is, I have several recurring events month on month basis, post due date/time these events are not showing notifications/alert or notification/...
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Alert sounds occasionally getting stuck in loop

Every once in a while when I get a standard notification alert sound — this has happened a few times with the 'trash emptied' sound, and once or twice with the 'new mail arrived' sound — the sound ...
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What is opt-cmd-] bound to and how can I switch this off?

In my newish Mojave install on an iMac I experience some odd behaviour: ⌥ Option⌘ Command] plays the alert sound even if it is bound to an action in a keyboard shortcut tool like Keyboard Maestro ...
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I don’t get a notification when I get a new text message (iPhone 5, iOS 12)

For some time now I have not been receiving notifications when getting a text message on my iPhone. Notifications for all other apps work fine, and I have checked that notifications for messages are ...
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macOS, Can't disable default calendar alerts

I've been having this problem for probably about a year now, and I have no idea why. I like having a default calendar alert, and I do use them. However for many of my repeating calendar events, I ...
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How do I turn off presidential alerts on my iPhone?

I already have Settings > Notifications (bottom) > AMBER Alerts and Emergency Alerts turned off, yet I still get Presidential Alerts. How can I turn off Presidential Alerts? iPhone 5, iOS 10.3.3.
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Receiving text alerts on Macbook but not iPhone

I have an iPhone 7. I only recently synced it to the Messages app on my computer. At first, I received text alerts on both devices, but now, when I have the computer open (not the computer's Messages ...
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How to suppress alert 'this app is not optimized for your Mac'

I get this pop-up warning on one-off installers and such irrelevant situations. I understand it's to encourage a migration away from 32-bit apps; fine, but there's nothing I can do about it. It's ...
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How to make macbook give periodic alert when Chrome is in the foreground?

So I have a problem with distractions on a macbook. I am hard at work (in emacs) and then I need to look something up. I go to my web browser (Chrome) find the information I need, and half an hour ...
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Enable sound on some iOS notifications even on silent mode

How can I enable sound alert even on silent mode for some important events on iOS? Devices: iPhone, iPad iOS: 10.2, 11
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Is it possible to auto-expand the Alert when received?

so i JUST noticed today, that if you hover over the lower boundary of an osx Alert, or notification, you can expand it to read the whole message / text / ect. however, once its closed, the next one ...
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Custom Ringtones & AlertTones locations for macOS Sierra and High Sierra?

Since Yosemite the only way to add custom ringtones was to drop them into: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ToneLibrary.framework/Versions/A/Resources/Ringtones Is this location still our only ...
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Stop multiple alerts for incoming message etc. on iPhone

My iPhone with iOS 10 keeps beeping every several minutes to remind me of an incoming message (and other events) until I unlock the device with passcode or fingerprint. Is there some way to stop the ...
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Default as “no alert” when create event from email

I love creating events in my calendar from emails. But I recently missed an event because, when created from an email, the event default alert is "None", and I did not change it manually. Is it ...
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Why isn't my system producing an audible system beep in iTerm2 or Terminal?

I want to be able to hear the system beep. Normally, this can be done by running any of the following commands in OSX: echo -e "\a" printf "\a" tput bel Running these commands in the standard ...
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What's making this sound on my mac?

A few months ago, my laptop started playing a strange sound alert, but it's not from anything I recognise. There is no visual clue as to what it's related to. Just the sound plays, most commonly when ...
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Edit default alert in subscribed calender

I am currently subscribed to myasics ics running calender which shows my training plan. Its default alert is set to one week before. I want to change that to two alerts. One being the day before and ...
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When Do Not Disturb is set on iPhone, what will fire off and what will not?

It seems if Do Not Disturb is set to on (manually or daily scheduled) on the iPhone, then alarm (in the Clock app) will still fire off, but Calendar alerts will not fire off? What are the rules?
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Identifying alert sounds

I've been hearing this unfamiliar "alert" sound – kind of like a badly played guitar string slapping against the frets. After the sound occurs I don't see any new badges or any other indications that ...
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How do I add a custom alert sound in macOS Sierra?

How do I add a custom alert sound in macOS Sierra? I've made some sounds I want to use in a variety of applications but when I try to add them to the /System/Library/Sounds folder, it says The ...
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No ringing for FaceTime, no alert sound for iMessage

I'm not getting ringing for FaceTime and not getting alert sounds when IMessages come in. I believe I've got all my setting right, and I can see the calls coming in if the iPad is in use. Do not ...
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How to make iOS stop asking about the same wifi

I spend a lot of time in a location with a secured wifi. I don't have access to it and never will. IOS 8 badgers me constantly to join that WiFi network. Anytime I wake the iPad I have to tell it ...
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How do I close a Safari alert that's taller then the screen?

Oh, come on! I can't close this stupid alert because it's taller than the screen itself. Pressing enter just re-opens the alert again. How do I close a Safari alert that's taller then the screen? (I ...
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Have my Mac wake me up

I am currently a thousand miles away from home and will be for 2 months more. Today, another bad thing appended on my Weekend, locking myself out of my mobile, since I wrote the PIN wrongly 3 times. ...
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Where is the sound file of Installer success stored?

I've tracked Installer.app to be located at /System/Library/CoreServices/ but I can't find the sound that plays after a successful installation. I've looked at the following paths: /System/Library/...
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Alert sound for incoming emails

I've searched everywhere but couldn't find it , Would you please guide me where I can find the default MAC Osx sound alert file for new email Regards
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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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How do I get ride of an Annoying Alert?

I get the following annoying alert randomly, usually when I launch an application. I believe I got this bug when I consented to have my disk scanned by some proprietary security application. The ...
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How do you shut calendar alerts off

There are occasions where I set an event to occur everyday for a week and I don't want an alert connected to it. I select "none" for alerts and after I have set the appointment, it automatically ...
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Googleapis outgoing connection

I have little snitch installed on my mac. Recently I am getting an alert about an outgoing connection to gcs-eu-00001.content-storage-upload.googleapis.com. The IP address seems to belong to google. ...
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How to get ongoing notifications of unread texts?

One of my family members texts me at night when they are having nightmares. I want to know when they text me at 4 am instead of sleeping through it. Is there a way to make text notifications keep ...
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iPhone on silent except for calls [duplicate]

When I sleep, I don't want to hear any notifications from my phone, unless I get a phone call. In case it's an emergency from a family member, etc. Is there a way to set it to silent on every app but ...
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closing all notification alerts at once [duplicate]

The difference between alerts and banners is that alerts require user input to disappear, whereas banners go away on their own. Is there a way to close all notification alerts at once? In the ...
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How do I change the default sound for Reminders in El Capitan?

It is very important as I use it for medication reminders. I would like to use one of the sounds (.aif) that I already have stored on my computer. Changing default sounds in Calendar would be helpful ...
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Two Calendar alerts not working since iOS 9 update

Since the iOS 9.0.x update, I can't set two different alerts on calendar entries. Whatever I put in for the first or second alert overwrites both time periods. Is there a fix or workaround for ...
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Unexpected interruption announcing John F. Kennedy's birthday

(May 28, 2015, 0900 USPacific/LosAngeles) I did not configure this alert. Why was I interrupted for John F. Kennedy's upcoming birthday?
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Move Notification Center to the left

Is there a way to move the OS X notification center, or at least the notification alerts, to the left side of the screen?
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Is there any way to REMOVE alert default from All day events?

I have not been able to figure out a way to remove that default alert of one day events in iCal? Is there any way of doing it? I use quite a bit of full day events as remainders of things, and I hate ...
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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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iOS8 how can I reduce the amount of system alert dialogs that I'm being asked?

Since upgrading to iOS8 I'm growing increasingly frustrated with the number of system dialogs that iOS randomly asks me. location in background set up family sharing another email address added to ...
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Is it possible to close all notification alerts? [duplicate]

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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How to send a notification to a device when it connects to a WiFi network without a specific app?

I was staying in a hotel last week and when I connected to their WiFi network with my iPhone 4S, after agreeing on their terms and conditions (you must choose their network and it takes you ...
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Installation Alert won't go away

After a failed installation of updates the following alert won't go away. It gives me no option to cancel. Any ideas on how to get rid of it short of rebooting the machine? Using OSX 10.9.4. ...
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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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How do I vary the repeat an alert in say 2 hours then 30 min. then 5 min.?

Before Mavericks, I would respond to Alerts (was Alarms) to repeat in 2 hours, 5 min., 1 day, 1 day before event starts, etc., and when, for example, an alert repeats after 2 hours, I can then change ...