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Questions tagged [notification-center]

Notification center on iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) and OS X (>= 10.8) is where you can see all of your notifications in one place. On iOS it can be pulled down from the top of the device by sliding your finger down from the top of the screen, on OS X it can be opened by clicking on the top right corner.

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How can I trigger a Notification Center notification from an AppleScript or shell script?

I'd love to be able to take advantage of 10.8's Notification Center features in AppleScripts and shell scripts I write. Is there a built-in command or a third-party library I can use from either an ...
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Change location of notification center alerts

Is it possible to change where alerts in the notification center appear on the screen? Alerts appearing in the top right tend to cover up work I'm doing more often than not and I would prefer, say, ...
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Does the OS X log notifications from the Notification Center?

The helpful companion to the OSX notifications center Growl per default logs all received notifications. You can define how big the log may get or disable logging in the application. Since the latest ...
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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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How to hide notification center button in Mountain Lion?

I am using Mountain Lion. The only advantage (for me) over the gesture is that Option + clicking the button enables/disables showing alerts and banners (toggles the switch in the notifications center)...
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Does Notification Center have keyboard shortcuts?

Are there any keyboard shortcuts for controlling Notification Center on OS X Mountain Lion? Of particular interest is a shortcut equivalent of the Click to Tweet button that appears at the top of ...
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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 disable the “Welcome, Name!” banner notification for Game Center?

As per this question I've found banners to cause slowdown on iOS 5, it turns out the "welcome, you have been signed in" Game Center message does this too, and on occasion it will interupt me several ...
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How do I turn off App Store notifications in Mountain Lion

The App Store on Mountain Lion pushes update notifications through Notification Center. Unfortunately, this also happens for users that are not system administrators (and so cannot run the App Store). ...
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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 can I permanently dismiss Updates Available notifications?

With the Notification Center in Mountain Lion, I get an alert when software updates are available. The problem is, my only options are 'Details' and 'Update'. I don't want to interrupt my work to ...
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How do I permanently disable Notification Center in Mavericks?

In Mountain Lion I was able to permanently disable Notification Center, with no apparent side effects: launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.notificationcenterui.plist killall ...
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What hooks exist into Notification Center / twitter so that I can tweet programmatically?

I'm specifically looking to design a custom action for LaunchBar so that I can initiate a tweet from that utility. Since Notification Center has a "Click to tweet" button, I wondered if Notification ...
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Where osx 10.10 notification center settings are stored

Prior to Yosemite Notification Center settings stored in an sqlite db in ~/Library/Application\ Support/NotificationCenter/ Now this folder does not exist anymore, where does the OS store those ...
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iOS 12 tapping on notification to open app not working

I've been looking online and I haven't found any articles about changing this on the new iOS update. Ever since I updated, it has the cool new feature of grouping notifications. My biggest issue is ...
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How do I tell iOS 7 which address is my “home” address?

In iOS 7, if you bring up the Notification Center in some circumstances it will tell you, “Right now, it would take you 18 minutes to drive home.” I recently moved and the address that iOS 7 has set ...
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How to change how long notifications stay on a Mac?

I have a webpage that will display notifications to OS X's notification (system notifications). But it will disappear in 10 to 15 seconds. Is there a way to change how long it stays? (and what ...
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How can I change banner notification time on a MacBook with OS X 10.10.5?

How can I go about changing the time that a banner notification stays on the screen before disappearing? I did some research and tried the suggestion found here, but am having no success on my ...
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Is there a way to add items to notification center through terminal or other means?

I'm wanting to add specific Websites to notification center (the stack exchange network, for example) and I want to be able to see various notifications that the website would send me. Is there a ...
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Hide specific calendars from Notification Center

I currently have five Calendar events displaying in Notification Center at a time. However, I have one specific calendar that I'd like to hide from it, as it has too many events for the Calendar-in-...
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Remove dock notification badge for apps not in notification center

For nuisance apps that set a badge notification icon, but which are not in the Settings Notifications center, is there a way to block the badge icon? Spotify, for example, creates a notification for ...
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Shortcut to switch between Today and Notifications in Yosemite

While it is possible to set a keyboard shortcut to bring up the Notification Center in Mac OS Yosemite, I cannot find a way to switch between the panels "Today" and "Notifications" via the keyboard - ...
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Can I speed up the auto-dismissal of Notification Center banners?

I like Notification Center, but banners linger a bit too long before auto-dismissing. I'm aware of the popular two-finger swipe trick to immediately dismiss a banner, but I'm looking for an automated ...
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Remove an app from Notification Center preference pane

My girlfriend added Facebook to my Notification Center. I tried to set the alert style to none, and you can see the check mark to show items in Notification Center is deselected. I want it completely ...
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AppleScript to read all notifications in the Notification Center OSX 10.10 Yosemite

It seems like the following AppleScript is no longer working in the latest version of the OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): on run tell application "System Events" tell process "Notification Center" ...
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Is there a way to send Google Notifications to the Mac OS X Notification Center or to Growl?

Is there a way to send Google Chrome Notifications (you know that annoying little bell in the menu bar) to the OS X Notification Center? Instead of receiving notifications in different positions and ...
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Missing Notification Center Widgets & Share Extensions

Half of my Notification Center widgets (most importantly, Weather) suddenly disappeared, and can no longer be added back by clicking Edit at the bottom of the Notification Center. Those that remain, ...
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Some way to launch/display Notification Center from Quicksilver/Launchbar/Alfred?

Pick your favorite launcher (Quicksilver, LaunchBar, etc.)… My current choice is QS, but I'm ok with methods for another launcher. Is there a method to launch/call the notification center from one of ...
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Temporarily disable Notification Center in Mountain Lion from command line?

I've been trying to create a script to disable/enable the Notification Center, even if it's temporary. It should do the same as manually sliding the Notification Center, scrolling up, and toggling the ...
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Can I dismiss a Notification Center Alert using the mouse?

Is it possible to dismiss a sticky "alert" (from Notification Center) from the upper-right corner of the screen by using the mouse?
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Remove multiple app badge icons with one script?

I found this link to remove a badge icon from a single app. Disable badge for specific app with a script Is it possible to create a script with multiple apps to remove all badges at once? Running ...
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Is it possible to code a “reply” to Facebook Messages in Notification Centre in Maverick OS X?

Is it possible to edit some code in Notification Center to allow Facebook messenger notifications to have a "Reply" or "Close" similar to iMessage?
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Notification Centre - What happened to Calculator widget?

I only just noticed this today - Calculator is gone. Is this an "improvement" with 10.13.5 which I installed just the other day, or did I break something? I did notice Stocks appear in there as if ...
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Hide Notification Center button from menu bar in High Sierra

How do I get rid of the Notification Center button in the menu bar in High Sierra? It's that one in the far right: I'd like the space it occupies to disappear too. Apparently it used to be possible ...
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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 to ...
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Facebook notification sound in OSX: cannot switch off

In OSX Mountain Lion I'm getting beeps every time a facebook notification comes in. In System Preferences > Notifications > Facebook i have set my alert style to None. In the list on the left, the ...
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How can I show the full notifications in the notification center?

I cannot read the full notification (see attached). How can I?
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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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Can the alert sound in Mountain Lion's notification center be customized?

Is there a way to change the default "Basso" alert sound in Mountain Lion's Notification Center? What I'd really like is support for application-specific notification sounds, so I can tell without ...
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Notification Centre in iOS7

I've seen pictures like this for iOS 7, where in notification centre you get driving instructions to locations, I don't have this, however I do have Frequent locations recorded (quite a few) as i've ...
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Why do Twitter notifications in Notification Center open in Safari?

Is it possible to load Twitter.app instead of opening Safari when clicking Twitter notifications in the Notification Center? The current behaviour really annoys me because it keeps making me sign in ...
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Keyboard, notification, or menubar shortcut to compose mail message?

Im looking for a quick way to bring up a compose mail message dialogue. Either a keyboard shortcut, or even a little tool within mountain lion's new notification center would be cool. Anyone got ...
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Notification Center “Tweet sent” bird whistle plays through iMac internal speakers instead of selected output device

Tweeting through Notification Centre share buttons plays "Tweet sent" bird whistle through my iMac's internal speakers. This only happened when I re-enabled the option to select internal speakers ...