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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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How do I stop getting notifications to Try Safari on Mac [duplicate]

I'm getting these stupid reminders to TRY SAFARI. As I don't trust Apple, how do I stop them from trying to push products on me on my personal system where in my opinion, these advertisements should ...
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How to silence “Your disk is almost full” notification on MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 (18B75)

I'm getting this message every 2 min and it really drives me crazy!!! I already tried following things that were suggested here. It still pops-up every 2 min. Some outputs of my machine: $ defaults ...
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Silencing “Your disk is almost full” notification

Since none of the solutions found here Silencing "Your disk is almost full" notification worked for me on Mojave, I simply disabled the deamon. sudo mv /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/...
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Mac Mail: How to have mail popups show for only a couple seconds

Whenever I get mails from Mail on my mac, they just stays there until I have to manually close the notification. Is there anyway to make the popups automatically go away after 1-2 seconds? Photo:
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How can I disable the red Software Update notification bubble on the System Preferences app in MacOS Mojave (not App Store)?

I keep the "System Preferences" app icon in my dock in Mojave. I recently checked for updates, and found one, but I'm not ready to install it just yet and the red notification dot over the settings ...
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How to set all Google Chrome notifications act like alerts?

According to Settings > Notifications there are two types of notifications Banners and Alerts. Banners appear in the upper-right corner and go away automatically. Alerts stay on screen until ...
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Some text notifications display tel+ phone number rather than the person's name [duplicate]

I don't see a lot of stuff out there about this. When one contact (that I know of) texts me, the iPhone notification screen shows tel:+[[phone number]] rather than the person's name. Has anyone seen ...
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Notifications greyed out after waking up from sleep

I got a fairly new MacBook Pro and I am quite happy with it. The only thing that keeps happening all the time and frustrates me is that Notifications appear greyed and not responsive (when clicking on ...
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macOS shows missed call notification when answering from iPhone

When someone calls me, both my iPhone and MacBook ring. I always end up answering from my iPhone because people can't hear me too well when using the Mac. The problem is, when I get back to the Mac, ...
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How to close / remove the “upgrade OSX” notification ?

I keep getting an "upgrade OSX" notification (see screenshot below) with the only options being to "install" or "details" which provides more info. I want to do neither, is there a way i can just ...
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Hide notifications keyboard shortcut

I can click it and drag it to the right to get rid of it. Is there already, or can I set up, a keyboard shortcut to hide banner and alert-style notifications that obscure the top-right of my screen? ...
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Is there a way to disable update notifications in Mojave?

Short of killing all notifications, is there a way to stop "Updates Available" notifications from showing up, for app and system updates? I already have "Automatically keep my Mac up to date" ...
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Not receiving notifications form discord

I began using Discord about a week ago now. When asking me access to notifications, I denied accidentally. Now, however, I have missed 50 messages from my friends and I'd like to know how to allow ...
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Automatically dismiss/prevent notifications for reminders that were already completed on another device?

I have a reminder that is repeated daily. I use three different Apple devices (work mac, home mac, phone) with the same iCloud account. When I complete the reminder on device 1, Apple still shows me ...
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iOS 12 notifications appearing twice or not at all

Hi everyone I have 2 problems with my iPhone 6s since upgrading to iOS 12 (not sure if this has anything to do with it). For the past week I’ve been getting Messenger and text message notification ...
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As for macOS Notifications in System Preferences, can I restore the app which I deleted?

I delete some apps in this window, and I cannot restore them even with the settings them apps. Is there no way to restore these apps? This looks that Not In Notification Center in this link is gone. ...
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How do I disable “Apple News Spotlight” in Mojave?

This new "feature" showed up recently and won't stop pinging me with news I don't care about from an app I've never opened and can't uninstall: /Applications/News.app How do I at least disable the ...
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Does Find My Friends require that Wi-Fi be on & that the app be running to get notifications?

I'm not getting notifications from "Find My Friends." Do I have to leave Find My Friends always open to get notifications? Does my friend's phone have to have Find My Friends open to send ...
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How do I change the Apple Watch notification timeout duration?

I find that a lot of the time I am not glancing at my watch to see the most recent notification in time. It feels like you only have 3 or 5 seconds to check, otherwise the watch defaults to showing ...
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How do I enable existing notifications on a new iPhone?

After transferring from an old iPhone to a new one, my notifications on the new phone are intermittent. Only isolated apps configured on the old phone for notifications are delivering them on the new ...
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Disable reminder notification for past events on macOS

I have an event defined on my Mac to remind my to go home on time. Unfortunately, if I shutdown the Mac before the time of the reminder, I get a notification the next day as soon as I login. Is ...
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Is it possible to make Google calendar lock screen notifications persistent?

I am looking for a way to make the Google calendar notifications (specifically, reminders) that appear on iPhone's lock screen persistent. By persistent, I mean that I want them to only disappear if I ...
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Getting notification when firewall settings have changed

I'm using packet filter engine to setup my Firewall connection. However, there might be other entities that may override my firewall settings on the same way (processes running with 'root' privileges ...
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How can I change Firefox's notification sound?

Does anyone know how I can change the firefox push-notification sounds? I've searched .../Firefox/Contents and .../Application\ Support/Firefox for audio files to replace, but I couldn't find any. SIP ...
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Is there a way to suppress notifications for “Tapbacks”?

Is there a way to suppress notifications for Messages "Tapbacks", without surpassing other Messages notifications? I'd like to continue receiving notifications for messages as I currently have them ...
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How can I change the Messages notification sound

I'm trying to change notification sounds for apps like messages. I've tried to copy the .caf files using terminal, but it gives me "Operation not permitted" Does anyone know a way around this? I'm ...
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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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Notifications are not grouped in iOS 12

According to the WWDC 2018 Apple Keynote, iOS 12 has brought notification improvements since now message threads and notification topics are grouped together. Nevertheless, I have noticed that, ...
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Are notifications lost forever during scheduled DnD in iOS12?

In iOS12, notifications do not appear on are locked screen while scheduled do not disturb is in effect. This is a new feature, and I can understand the reason it has been introduced. Is there any way ...
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WI-Fi Calling Notification keeps coming back

This notification keeps appearing on my Mac running Mac OS X 10.13.6 (17G65): I have: Clicked "Not Now" Clicked "Turn On" On my Mac: Turned off all notifications for FaceTime On my Mac: Logged out ...
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Is there a way to show notifications on all monitors?

I've got a multi-monitor set-up, and have recently been missing quite a few notifications because they show up on a monitor other than the one I'm presently looking at. I know I can increase the ...
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Gmail app on iphone shows notifications for 'everything' instead of just inbox

Recently Gmail changed their web interface, and introduced several different inbox views. I tried them, but quickly returned to the default, which shows only the number of new messages in Inbox, and ...
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iMessages content is automatically marked as read without notification

I'm using iMessage on iPhone iOS 11 and my MacBook. Since a while all incoming messages are automatically marked as read, without displaying any notification on lock screen, and either no ...
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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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Accessing the AppStore through Notifications Edit

If I go to system preferences on my MacBook Pro then the App Store I have to unlock it to access it. I was in notifications then clicked on today, then edit and I see the option to click on AppStore ...
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No Text Notifications or Sounds from One Contact

So this is an issue that I’ve had for a few months: On my iPhone 7, currently running iOS 11.4.1, I’m not getting any sort of notification from one specific contact in my phone. No ringtone, no ...
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How can I get Apple Watch style Activity reminders on iPhone / iPad

Example: watchOS reminds users to that it’s “Time to stand!”. Is there any way to leverage the default apps provided by Apple to get these notifications on iOS devices? The default reminders app is ...
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Can I snooze notifications from the browser on High Sierra?

Calendar notifications shows a Snooze button. But notifications from browsers do not. Is there any way to enable snooze on Browser's notifications too?
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No Message Notification From Android Phone

I have an iPhone 8 running iOS 11.4.1 and I have run into a rather annoying problem with the Messages app that I can't seem to remedy. My wife has an Android phone and I'm finding I am no longer ...
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Is there a way to turn off notifications automatically when I connect to AirPlay?

If I'm AirPlaying my screen, I likely don't want the room to see my notifications. Is there a way to automatically kill notifs when I connect besides manually option+clicking the icon in the upper-...
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Safari notifications

I've disabled prompts for notifications in Safari but still get them. What do I do? I've got the latest macOS version with all the updates. Update #1 some screenshots
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Do app developers know when users disable notifications?

Some iOS apps annoy me with push notifications that I cannot customize inside the app, so I go into iOS settings and turn off notifications entirely. But I wonder, do app developers get any metrics ...
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What time does iOS use for Messages notifications?

According to this question notifications are based on the phones clock, but since that was a few years ago I'm wondering if it's changed. Yesterday I actually got a notification 1 minute in the ...
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How to override default Try-tone Notification Center alert sound with a custom sound?

The famous "Tri-tone" notification sound is used by Notification Center in macOS 10.13. It can be found here: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ToneLibrary.framework/Versions/A/Resources/AlertTones/...
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Where's the Notification Center sound (aka Tri-tone) stored on the filesystem in 10.13? [duplicate]

NOTE: This is not actually a duplicate of the "Alert Tone Audio" question that folks had thought previously, but it is more or less answered there. This "Tri-tone" audio file is not in /System/...
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Disabling El Capitan update in App store, I'm running High Sierra!

I've been on Sierra for a while and recently upgraded to High Sierra. All this time though the App Store keeps nagging me to download an update for El Capitan (which I had upgraded from a while back). ...
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How to use Notification Center widgets on Desktop?

Many times when I am working, I reference stuff from Notification center, (calculator, stocks, calendar, 3rd party, etc.). But as soon as I click on anything outside of notification center, ...
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Grouping notifications on lock screen

With iOS 12 beta my notifications are grouped in Notification Center, but still ungrouped on lock screen, where is more importante to me. If I'm not wrong, in Apple Keynote, 3 weeks ago, they showed ...
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Unread Messages badge on iPad

I have a badge with two unread messages in the Messages.app on my iPad. Messages in iCloud is setup on all my devices. This two unread messages don’t show up on any of my other devices. I also can’t ...
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Manually disable notification in terminal

I searched for this, and maybe there's some technical language I am missing or don't understand, but cannot figure it out from previous posts. I moved all autodesk applications to the trash and ...