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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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Receive Apple Watch messages notifications from select contacts only

Is it possible to receive message notifications on an Apple Watch only from selected contacts? I’ve tuned my Watch notifications so that I basically only get notified of all calendar and call events, ...
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Messages app on iPhone do not play alert/vibrate for SMS received from some numbers

I get no sound (or vibration) in my iPhone when a I receive a message from certain numbers. The number is not listed in my Contacts, it's a very short number sent containing SMS sent by my bank with ...
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Why do I get notifications about new Photos memories from a decade ago?

Every so often, I get a notification from Photos (on macOS) that I have a new memory. But it's not of recent events. I just got a new memory that includes some pictures I took, and imported into my ...
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Intercept Macos notifications

I would like to create an App (Python or whatever language) that would be able to "intercept" other apps notifications before they appear and sometimes block them. Do you known if it is possible ? I ...
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Mojave upgrade notification does no more pop up

After delaying many times the upgrade of High Sierra to Mojave, now the Mojave upgrade notification does no more pop up since more than one month or two, and it does not show up in App Store Update ...
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Is there any way to see missed News.app notifications on iOS?

A lot of times I'll see an interesting headline but am busy and have to open to something else Are they just lost to time?
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How to change the time for News.app notifications on Mac?

Though News app is not available in India, the widget is and I managed to use it with the help of this question. For better working, I went to settings in the App Store and tried changing my country ...
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How to stop “NTFS new version”, or any notification for that matter?

I used paragon NTFS for a while and then deleted it from applications folder. I also removed the dmg file(I know it would not stop notifications). But I keep getting notifications like this everyday....
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Tapping on notification unlocks my iPhone 8

When my iPhone is locked and I have notifications, certain ones allow me to touch the notification and it unlocks the iPhone without requiring me to authenticate by entering a passcode or Touch ID. ...
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Thunderbird : how to open mail from notification in a new tab?

When I click on a notification, the received email is opened in a new window. Is it possible to setup Thunderbird/macOS in order to always open it in a new tab? macOS Mojave 10.14.5 / Thunderbird 60....
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Temporarily turn off all notifications on iPhone

I don't want my iPhone to vibrate, show me banners, etc., when I toggle the desired setting. I tried Do Not Disturb but I don't find it solving the intended purpose. How can I turn off all ...
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Multiple alerts sent by Calendar in Mojave 10.14.5

Since I updated the system to Mojave, Calendar has started sending duplicate emails as event alerts. Sometimes I get as many as 13-15 copies of the same alert. Has anyone had the same problem, and ...
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How to use lock screen events as a trigger for a script?

My Magic Mouse 2 died today and I thought it would be cool if I could use the locking of the screen as a trigger to send a push notification to my iPhone to remind me to plug my mouse in to charge. I ...
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Flash screen for Slack alerts

I have enable the option to "Flash screen when an alert sound occurs" under Accessibility setting in System Preferences. It works successfully with many apps such as Microsoft Outlook but not with ...
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Move notifications to smaller display on the right side

OS: High Sierra I have dual displays and want notifications in the upper-right corner of my smaller secondary display, which is to the right of my larger primary. Initially, in System Settings, I ...
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Don't show notifications for auto-archived emails in Mail app

I have a backup client on my computer that automatically sends me emails for each completed backup task each day. On Gmail I have a filter set up to make these emails skip my inbox (straight to ...
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How can I have my mac display a reminder when it connects to a particular network? [duplicate]

I'd like my mac to display a reminder with a customized message every time it connects to a certain network. The network can be distinguished by whether my mac's local IP address falls into a few ...
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Mail notification deletes the message from both mailboxes

I have two college mail accounts setup in Mail.app which are common in some mailing lists of my institute. When some message is sent over those, I get a notification, I click it and the message is ...
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How to interact with notification center alerts using keyboard?

if a notification shows up in mac os via the notification center, how can i focus on it to select the choices using only the keyboard?
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Pipe Terminal Output To Notification, If Output Contains Specific Phrase?

I have a long series of commands that I run on a semi-regular basis. Sometimes, completion of the commands requires user input via password prompt or other responses and sometimes information is ...
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Selectively Disable Notifications/Alerts Calendar

Is it possible to only receive notifications in a shared calendar of events that you are invited to or that you created yourself? I don't need alerts or notifications to an event I only want to be ...
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Phone charge initiation vibration missing

My phone (iPhone XS Max iOS 12.1.4) used to vibrate when I put it on the wireless charging pad but now i realize it has stopped doing that. I looked under Notifications and under Sounds and Haptics ...
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Is it possible to send notification to Apple Watch but show alert on iPhone?

I want to receive notifications for Messages.app on my Apple Watch (so that I can see the notifications in the control center), but I don't want my watch to vibrate every single time I get a message. ...
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How do we mute the <censored> Facebook app?

IOS 12.1.4 (16D57) on iPhone MG5D2LL/A With Facebook not allowed to give any notifications except badges, … the sound turned off for Facebook in notification settings, … notifications turned off in ...
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iphone 7 - messages on lock screen showing separately from the same sender

In the past, messages from the same sender would group as one notification on my lock screen e.g. Ann 7 messages Since turning my phone on and off, suddenly multiple messages from the same sender are ...
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iPhone does not show notifications for missed calls

At some point in the past couple of months, my iPhone 8 has stopped giving me notifications when I miss a call. No notification appears on the lock screen and no badge appears on the phone app ...
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USB audio ducks when Notifications happen

I'm using a USB DAC (FiiO BTRK3). When my Mac gets a notification, it ducks the rest of the audio for about 2 seconds. It's a big duck too; All the way to 0 it seems. It doesn't happen when I'm ...
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show notifications of new e-mails without displaying the content

When my iPad is locked, you can still read notifications of new e-mails. the app in question is gmail. for privacy reasons I wish that with the iPad blocked you could not read the content of the e-...
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Is there a way to change the notification time for High Sierra or Mojave? [duplicate]

Found an old solution, but it doesn't work anymore: http://osxdaily.com/2014/01/29/change-notifications-banner-time-mac-os-x/ This also doesn't work and only works on older OS: How to change how long ...
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Is it possible to set up my Apple Watch to show notifications for apps for which I have disabled notifications on my iPhone? If so, how?

I have disabled notifications for pretty much every app on my iPhone. But because the Watch represents a different context, I would like to have some of those apps show notifications on my Watch, ...
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How can I disable missed call notifications on iOS 12?

If I miss a call where no message is left, I don't want to know about it. How can I disable notifications for missed calls without disabling notifications for voicemail messages?
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Way to temporarily disable badge notifications while using iPhone?

I thought the Do Not Disturb does this, but apparently it only disables calls and notifications when then the phone is locked. I like playing rhythm games on my phone and idk why everyone suddenly ...
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AppleScript that responds to system notifications?

Is there a way to respond to a notification that is created by a specific application? I'd like to do something like this: if the application that created the notification is X if the text of the ...
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Can’t click/drag MacOS notifications, which are transparent, have to restart Notification Centre

I have this problem on macOS Mojave (10.14.3, but it happened on older versions too) Notifications are transparent and non-responsive to click/drag anything. See screenshot: If I kill ...
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Twitter iOS App: Can I Control Notifications on All Accounts I'm Logged Into?

With the recent changes in Twitter, you can not tweet to more than one account using third party apps such as HootSuite. I use Twitter to tweet from several accounts on my iPhone. I only want to ...
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iOS notification issue [duplicate]

I reset my all my settings on my iPhone and it messed up my notifications. The problem is when I tap on my notification it slides to the left and makes me tap the open button. Before I could just tap ...
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How can I just “skip” incoming mail notification?

When I get an email, macos notification system shows a banner like image below and two options are available: reply or delete. This is useful, but sometimes I want to just skip the banner because it ...
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How do you silence Mojave “Your Disk is almost full” notification? [duplicate]

This question is over 2 years old and doesn't work with the newest version of MacOS (10.14.2). I've tried clearing cache space, and I have almost 5GB free but it still feels the need to notify me ...
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Why don't I receive Logic Pro X update notifications in App Store?

I'm signed into App Store and have an installed version of Logic Pro X that I bought with the same Apple ID that I'm signed in with. I no longer receive update notifications via the App Store about ...
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Regularly used hotel apps have a strange overabundance of acknowledgements that have not been there before on iPad pro MRT

My iPad pro is acting strange I noticed in the acknowledgement portion several with MRT ay the beginning in the Marriott and SPG apps.what is it and how do I get rid of it? or should I iPad pro is ...
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Programmatic (AppleScript) access to notification centre history

I have followed this thread, which addresses active notifications which appear on the desktop: How do I clear All OS X notifications with 1 click?. These solutions offer programatic approaches to ...
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MacOS: Get Notification System Update

How do I get notification that there is an update for the MacOS system? I can find some questions on how to turn it off, but my problem is that it doesn’t appear to notify me at all. The last update ...
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Making a push notification alert more aggressive

Is it possible to change how a push notification behaves when it's received on an iOS device and/or Apple Watch? I ask because I have a diabetes tracking app for my step-daughter that only sends ...
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How to stop receiving notifications on turned off calendar in ios 12?

I have iphone 6plus, ios 12. I have several calendars and one of them is a work calendar (marked as Exchange Activesync in the attached photo). On some days I want to turn off the calendar and stop ...
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Apple Watch mute only notifications and not alarms

Is there a way to mimic the Do not Disturb mode found in the iPhone on my Apple Watch? I'd like to receive notifications but without any sound nor haptic feedback. I know I can use the Silence mode, ...
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Disable Facebook/Hangouts notification sounds within MacOS

Recently, I have been receiving persistent audio notifications for Facebook Messenger without having any Facebook-affiliated website open. (Note: this is also occurring periodically for Google ...
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Is it possible to ungroup email notifications on the lock screen?

Grouped notifications for other applications provide a "count more notifications" I can tap to ungroup and read the individual notifications In a stack. Email notifications do not provide this for me. ...
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Can I receive emergency alerts on an IPad through WiFi?

I have an iPad Pro with iOS 12.1.1, WiFi only (it has a cell modem but I never activated it), in USA. Can I enable wireless emergency alerts somehow? Like the NWS and AMBER alerts I get on my phone. ...
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Google Calendar Notification not making any sound on iPhone 6

I am on iOS 12.1.2 I would like to use only ONE app for all my reminders and task management. I think Google Calendar fits the bill nicely. Beautiful web-interface, pretty app, reminders, events ...
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How to find out why my iPhone just beeped?

Sometimes when I have the ring/silent switch set to "ring", my iPhone will beep, and I don't know why. I've got some apps set to notify with sound, so this is totally fine with me. There's other ...