Questions tagged [notifications]

An indicator of a possible change/update/alert that may be presented in a number of ways, including a banner, popup dialog, or badge on an app icon.

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Macbook Mail plays incoming mail sound even after turning off all notifications

My Macbook Pro's Mail app continues to play the bass sound when a mail message is received, even though I've turned off all incoming mail sounds and notifications (see screenshots below). Is there ...
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iOS Messages not repeating alert notifications

I'm using an iPhone 11 on iOS 13.0. When I receive a text message, my iPhone doesn't repeat the notification alert, despite the Repeat Alerts option being set to Once. These are my configurations ...
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why can't I pull down notfications on my iPad

I have an iPad Pro running iPadOS version 13.2.3. I get Notifications that pop up on my screen but only last a few seconds. Sometimes I can swipe down from the top of the screen (I use my iPad at home ...
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Custom notification size on iPhone

I would like to receive customized notifications from any specific app on my iPhone so that I can never ignore it because they are super important. One solution I thought of is to show notification ...
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Dismissing Notification on one device persists on other devices

I don't recall the exact OS version I had on my iPhone and Watch, but starting with a recent update it seems like if I clear/dismiss a notification on my iPhone, it does not clear on my Watch. I'm ...
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Skype notifications disappear while there are unread messages, on iPhone

I have an iPhone SE with iOS 13.2.2 and latest Skype. Today I noticed, that notification about new messages in Skype are not shown on the lock screen. What happened was that I has a chat with a ...
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How do I set all of my apps to Vibrate but my calls to Sound in iOS?

I have tried to do this by hand, but it just doesn't work and shuts off all notifs. Additionally, there are apps like WhatsApp which just don't have a Vibrate setting. Is there a systematic way to do ...
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Macbook notifications cannot be silenced

I have a 2019 Macbook Pro 15" with a touch bar running macOS 10.14.6 The MacBook won't be quiet Notifications off in the notification centre, Slack told to not notify, other apps with notifying off, ...
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Not receiving notifications from Facebook Messenger

I have installed both the Facebook app and the Facebook Messenger app. When I am connected to the internet (either through wifi or data), I receive one notification per message. When I am not ...
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Disable window split on notification bubble click

When switching between a fullscreen app (terminal emulator) and another non-fullscreen app (Mail.app) by clicking on an email notification bubble, Mail.app opens as a split window. As a bonus, this ...
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Stop System Preferences Software Update to notify me of a OS update [duplicate]

I am on Mojave and I will not ever upgrade to Catalina because I have 32 bit stuff I am not planning to ditch. Software Updates in System Preferences still shows that there is one 'update', i.e. a ...
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Notifications causing screen waking

I recently got a new MacBook Pro (2019 model). With this computer, if the displays are sleeping (I often have an external monitor attached via USB-C dock), they will wake up for a few seconds when a ...
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How to clear all notifications with 1 click in Catalina?

This thread offers an AppleScript to clear all notifications within the Notification Center, but all of the answers seem to be pre-Catalina. Post-Catalina, with the same script I get an error (...
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Safari doesn't remember desktop notifications after quit and launch

I opened a couple of sites that ask for desktop notifications, like WhatsApp and Telegram. I allowed that, and i even see those sites in the 'Websites -> Notifications' panel in Preferences. I've also ...
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Notifications failing on two devices

I have a question, probably for developers. I have two iPhone 11 Pro’s running iOS 13.1.3. They are exact mirrors of each other using the same Apple ID and iCloud restore. One receives most third ...
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Can I turn off banner notifications for iPhone Settings app?

As of switching to iOS13 I sometimes get banners from the Settings app about a WiFi connection or “Your iCloud storage is full.” Is there any way to turn these notifications off as banners and keep ...
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Thunderbird Notifications

I updated my iMac to Catalina today and most things seem OK. I use Thunderbird as my email client (updated to latest) but this seems unresponsive. I get notifications of new messages, but there seem ...
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Disable the do not disturb banner on iOS 13 notification centre

I like do not disturb, however, I updated my iPhone to iOS 13 and now there is a banner every time I turn on do not disturb. I know I turned on do not disturb, I don't want the banner. How do I make ...
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MacOS is showing a badge notification on System Preferences. How can I make it disappear? [duplicate]

The badge notification is because it wants me to upgrade to Catalina. I never want to upgrade to Catalina because my hardware is too old to be run under any newer version of MacOS than I already have. ...
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Notifications from Reminders Wake Screen in Catalina

I have an issue in Catalina that I'm not sure how to solve. Whenever a notification from Reminders comes through on my Mac, it wakes the computer from sleep, which in turn wakes up the external ...
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Turn off AMBER alerts watchOS

I have AMBER Alerts turned off on my iPhone (iOS 13.1.2), but this morning I got an AMBER Alert on my watch. I don't see a toggle switch in the Watch app on my phone or in the Settings app on my watch ...
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How to disable fullscreen system location notifications?

I keep getting a disruptive full screen pop up about once a day about Google Maps using location in the background... to save my parking spot, remember restaurants, figure out when I met someone and ...
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Is it necessary to open each app at least once after restoring from an iCloud Backup before Push Notifications will be generated?

Last week, I upgraded from iOS 12 to iOS 13 on my iPhone XS - all was fine. Due to upgrading to an 11 Pro, I then made an iCloud Backup on my XS, and then restored to the just-created backup on my new ...
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WeChat doesn't generate notification sounds on my iphone

I've been using the WeChat app which often fails to generate a notification sound when new messages are received. I've noticed that it's a common problem and switching off the battery saver mode doesn'...
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iPhone to make a sound when it shuts down due to low battery

Is there a way to have the iPhone make a sound just before it goes to sleep due to low battery (i.e. when battery goes from 1% to 0%)?
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iPhone not vibrating when Messages notifications is disabled on Mac

When I turn off notifications for Messages on macOS, I don’t get a vibration or sound from my iPhone on incoming texts when I’m using my Mac at the same time. It still delivers them silently there, ...
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Disable all iOS notifications

I have set up an old iPhone 5 for my grandmother (85) which I set up with Apple Configurator to be in single app mode for the phone only. I had turned off all the notifications, and made sure that ...
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iMessage badge count not showing up on my iPhone

On my iPhone 6s the iMessage count (on the Messages app icon) is no longer showing up? I checked Settings > Notifications > Messages and it is showing active. Can someone tell me what I need to do ...
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Where did this “listen to music now” notification come from?

For reasons I don't understand, my phone has interrupted me to tell me to listen to music now: I've checked in Settings → Notifications → Music → Music Notification Settings and all of the ...
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Why aren't Find My Friends location indicators working?

My boyfriend and I share location thru Messages and Find My Friends. I used to be able to see either a purple or gray arrow in settings whenever my location was checked...but not anymore. I just ...
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Safari push notification issue

I am trying setting up web push notification for safari I follow below tutorial to setup the push notification https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/NetworkingInternet/Conceptual/...
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Is it possible to get notifications when files/folders are accessed from my iCloud Drive?

I think my housemate may be accessing my iCloud Drive from my MacBook when I'm not at home. Is there any way to enable notifications on my phone when someone accesses a folder on my iCloud drive?
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Turn on do not disturb for single app

Is there a way to turn on do not disturb for a single app rather than all apps? Specifically, I would like to mute notifications from Outlook for Mac for about an hour. Is it possible to do this in ...
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Phone call notification on Mac opens FaceTime app, interrupting work

I wanted to get notifications on my computer for phone calls, so I set up my Macbook to make and receive phone calls. When I receive a phone call, FaceTime opens and then the notification appears. ...
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Does Apple prohibit the display of a non-interactive preview of a system notification on an app's UI?

I'm on initial design stages of a new iOS app, and for one of the screens I'm thinking of having the user build a custom notification. For that, the app would feature a preview of the final ...
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OS X - build a bash function to send notifications via osascript / Applescript

Hoping some one can point out what I am doing wrong. After looking through several threads, plus lots of experimentation, it feels like something simple is wrong. The threads I read include How can I ...
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“Get iWork Apps” popup appears after each restart

Whenever I restart my Mac, I get this popup: This happens despite me having the latest version of the iWork apps for my OS installed. Clicking Get It just opens up the Mac App Store to the home page. ...
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How to restore Dock Icon Badges after killall Dock?

I need to run killall Dock in a script I use regularly, in order for it to work. Unfortunately all the badges in the Dock disappears when Dock is killed, and don't reappear until they're modified ...
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How to flag M4R file for use as notification

I've converted some sounds (<= 5 seconds long) to M4R and transferred them to my phone for use as notification sounds. No problems at all with the conversion and transfer. But they only show up as ...
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How to disable others Google calendar invitations?

My partner has shared his Google calendar with me, so I see it also in Mac OS Mojave calendar. The problem is when I create an event and invite him, I get the notification about it and the annoying ...
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I disabled Apple Push Notification Service but it's still attempting to connect to Apple servers

I disabled the service as per the instructions on this page: How to disable Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) on OS X 10.8? Yet this service is still running at startup! How do I disable it ...
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Disabling a specific system notification?

My Macbook Air 13" (macOS 10.13.6) has a USB problem which triggers a warning notification every five minutes: Looking in the Console, I see lots of "overcurrent detected" warnings; testing the two ...
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Configure Google Calendar notification sound on iOS

On iPhone we can configure notification sounds for iCloud Calendar and the iPhone Reminders app, but I cannot find any way to configure a sound for Google Calendar app on iPhone. I find the default ...
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How long do Apple retain notifications to be pushed to iOS devices until they expire?

If an app attempts to send a notification to an iOS device that is either powered off or has no network connectivity push notifications need to be kept in queue. For how long does Apple retain ...
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My phone (IOS) won't show any Discord push notifications, yet it will show them from other apps

I've already tried checking all of my settings, and everything is in order. Notifications enabled both in and out of Discord, yet I still don't get any notifications. Help? I've already uninstalled ...
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What happens if I attempt to send an invitation from the Calendar app to an email address that doesn't have an associated Apple ID?

If I have a standard IMAP mail account set as my default on an iOS device and I then attempt to send somebody an invetation from the Calendar app, what happens if the recipient doesn't have an Apple ...
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Why have I stopped receiving weekly Screen Time notifications?

I used to receive weekly Screen Time notifications regarding my daily averages and such. However, around a month ago, I randomly stopped receiving these notifications. I've checked in the ...
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iPhone no message alert sound when near MacBook [duplicate]

I've noticed that when my phone is near my MacBook, I only receive notifications for Messages on my MacBook. My iPhone remains silent, and the screen does not light up. Is this an expected behavior (...
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Don’t send notification to Notification Center on Apple Watch

Is it possible to restrict certain app notifications from going to the Notification Center on Apple Watch? One use case: I’d like to receive phone calls on the watch, but I don’t want those ...
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Mojave upgrade being suggested on unsupported Mac

My mother has a 2008 iMac currently running El Capitan. Every now and then it pops up the notification suggesting that she upgrade to Mojave. But if you actually try to download Mojave from the App ...