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iPhone randomly does not make sound when text messages arrive

My iPhone 8, model number MX132LL/A, running iOS 16.7.5, sometimes does not beep/ding when a message arrives. I witnessed this myself visually, with the silent switch clearly set to the "Not ...
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How to disable headphone volume notifications - now that the option seems to have been removed

I use my iPhone to play music in my car through Bluetooth. I use the car's volume control to control the actual volume. However, to avoid distortion issues, when doing this I keep my iPhone's volume ...
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How to hide system notifications in Ventura?

How can I hide these alerts? They're constantly popping up. I've set all the system notifications in my notifications centre to "off", like this, but they still appear: Do I need to set ...
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Resolution to unexpected "Profiles/MDM wants to make changes." popups? Beware SpamResponse/wmcglobal?

I'm frequently getting unexpected "Profiles/MDM wants to make changes." popups. It started right after I began installing SpamResponse by clicking GET, but aborted when it prompted to ...
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How to alert when iPhone disconnects from iPad (same Apple ID) Hotspot?

Is it possible to have shortcut alert me when my iPhone (on limited Data) disconnects from my cellular iPad with much more data (same Apple ID) hotspot ?
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Why did my iPhone in the United States show a test emergency alert and play a siren when all government alerts were turned off in settings?

I heard there was a planned test of the emergency alert system in the United States today, October 4, at 2:20 PM. To avoid being disrupted, I turned off all alerts in Settings -> Notifications (...
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APNs push notification time IOS

Let's assume a push notification is delayed for several minutes because the user's device bad network connection or a push notification with normal priority that is deferred because of the power-...
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Control 'Ringtone and Alert Volume' from iOS 'Control Center'

Is it possible to use the volume slider on the Control Center to control the Ringtone and Alert volume? Or is it possible to add another volume slider to the Control Center?
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Stop Mac Calendar auto-adding alerts to events with locations

In macOS Calendar app, when I create an event, as soon as I add a location, it also automatically adds an alert set to “when I need to leave”. In app prefs, alerts, for all accounts, I have every ...
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iOS alert "The printer is low on toner."

Every time I print to my laser printer via iOS, I then need to dismiss the alert: Brother HL-L2360D series The printer is low on toner. OK I really don't care if the printer is "low on toner&...
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How can I detect which app made that beep?

I've got some weird beeps coming intermittently from my computer, and I don't know what is causing them. Several minutes passed between each occurrence, and they've only happened twice so far, so ...
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My MacBook Pro beeps at random intervals

I was awakened last night by my MacBook beeping at what seemed like regular intervals. I shut it down. This morning I turned it on and the beeping came back. It was not completely regular. Sometimes, ...
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An Alarm for Calendar events

I have configured Calendar on my Mac to give an audible alert and show a notification when an event begins. However, this is nothing like enough for me – I still regularly miss meetings or arrive late ...
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Incoming Network Connection alert does not dismiss

I develop web applications and often get the Firewall alert on a new version of my code: This is OK (although I would prefer to just answer one and be done with it). The problem is that selecting ...
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Remove seen notifications from Notification Centre

I am using MacOS Monterrey, and whenever I get notification from say, Slack, I get a temporary banner on my screen, which then hides in the notification tray. Then I open Slack (without using the ...
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How do I get Calendar to stop emailing me reminders about Google Calendar events?

I get an excessive number of email reminders sent from Calendar when I have it enabled for my Google Calendar account. When I set a reminder on a Google Calendar event, Google properly sends me one ...
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Continuous chime after RAM upgrade on mid-2011 Mac mini

I have a Mac Mini, which came with a 2 Gb 1333 MHz PC3-10600 DDR3 SO-DIMMs but I already tried to upgrade with 2 kits: Timetec 8GB KIT(2x4GB) Compatible for Apple DDR3 1333MHz PC3-10600 Timetec 16GB ...
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What is the difference in "time to leave" and "at start of travel time"

As you can see on the screenshot, I have both "at start of travel time" and "time to leave" options. Are there any differences?
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Why does Safari automatically dismiss JavaScript alerts after a few seconds?

My Safari (14.1.2, macOS 11.5.2) automatically dismisses JavaScript alerts after a short period (ranging from ~0.2s to 5s). It does not matter if the website itself generates an alert or it's done via ...
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iPhone's Emergency Alerts do not make a sound when on silent mode even with "Always deliver" option on

I just received today's scheduled test Emergency Alert (Aug 11, 2021 11:20 PDT). My phone was on silent mode, right in front of me. I noticed the alert about 2 minutes later because the alert didn't ...
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Big Sur confirm alert button keyboard shortcut

In Catalina and earlier versions of macOS, certain keyboard shortcuts worked for dismissing alerts, but these same shortcuts no longer work for me in Big Sur. You could and you can still cancel alert ...
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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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