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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 to show notifications only on the display of the MacBook, not on the external monitor, while sleeping

If I've an external monitor connected to my MacBook, all notifications are shown on both displays while my Mac is sleeping. Notifications like mails, iMessages, WhatsApp, calls, etc. The annoying ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to mute notification sound on ALL apps?

I want to enable the sound button (left side of the iPhone X), but then I got the notification sound whenever I got a message on WeChat. I'm fine with disabling the notification sound on WeChat. But ...
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I want the ability to easily silence all text messages

TL;DR: Is there a way to toggle all message notifications easily? While at work, I want the ability to by notified by phone calls, and reminders and event notifications, but I don't want to be ...
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Safari (macOS) does not play sound for web push notification

I enabled notifications for slack.com in Safari to get push notifications for new messages. However, I don't get any sound with those notifications. The just appear in the top right corner of the ...
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Notification that ‘someone might be watching what you browse’

I got a notification on my iPhone. The notification reads Someone might be watching what you browse. Follow 3 steps to encrypt your web traffic and change your IP address. What does this mean?
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Always show notification if DND is turned on - iPhone X

With the omission of the half moon in the status bar - does anyone have a suggestion on a way of always showing a notification on the lock screen in case DND is turned on? Would be a helpful ...
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AppleScript app can't display notifications as alerts (and workaround questions)

According to AppleScript documentation, I can create a notification with buttons by setting it to use alerts instead of banners in Notification Center preferences. But when I save an AppleScript as an ...
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Photos - “You have a new memory”

"You have a new memory"... No I don't, I have the same dodgy recollection of the past that I always did. "What was for dinner yesterday?"... not a clue unless I look at the dribbles down my shirt. ...
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Make Time Machine's “No backups for x days” notification more frequent

I like backing my laptop up. Time Machine notifies you after around 10 days or so (I think) after not backing up that you have not backed your computer up to your TM drive. I find 10 days much too ...
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How do I hide contact name from whatsapp notification on iphone5 [duplicate]

I saw someone's iphone5 whatsapp notification pop up with only the whatsapp badge and the word "message" but I can't figure out how to do that on my iphone5
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Permission to buy notifications no longer received

I used to receive the permission notifications when my son tried to buy something from the App Store, but a few weeks ago this just stopped. I've tried everything: buying from 2 different iPads ...
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How do I change how often the Mac App Store in High Sierra checks for updates or notifies me about them? [duplicate]

I feel like I constantly get notifications from the Mac App Store. I find this distracting and stressful and would like to change how often the Mac App Store checks for updates, or how often it ...
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How do I hide names from incoming messages on whatsapp on my iphone5

I dont want the contact names to show on the notification but I stillwant the notification badge to show
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iPhone vibrates several times a day with no visible notification

Several times a day for the past several weeks, I'm noticing my phone briefly vibrating as though I've received a notification of some sort. However, upon checking, I have no new notifications of any ...
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iPhone Whatsapp Lockscreen Notification Problem [duplicate]

Since upgrading Whatsapp to version 2.18.52 contact names do not appear on whatsapp lock screen notifications. For example, if I get a message from Mom, whatsapp only displays the whatsapp logo and “...
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Whatsapp Notification does not display contact name [duplicate]

The problem I’m experiencing is that contact names do not appear on whatsapp notifications (locked and unlocked). For example, if I get a message from Dad, whatsapp only displays the whatsapp logo and ...
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WhatsApp doesn’t show usernames on notifications

Today I updated to version 2.18.52 & I can’t see the names of the people who send me a message. The only thing I see is the WhatsApp logo and the word “message”. I can’t also see the status my ...
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Contact names don’t appear on lock screen whatsapp notifications [duplicate]

the problem I’m experiencing is that contact names do not appear on whatsapp lock screen notifications. For example, if I get a message from Dad, whatsapp only displays the whatsapp logo and “message”,...
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iPhoneX doesn't alert me when receiving text messages from a particular contact

My iPhone X won't alert me when I receive a text from one particular contact. This is happening with only one contact. It vibrates, but there is no notification, and when I open the Messages app, the ...
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Keep Calendar notifications off permanently

I use Fantastical for my calendar and thus don't want notifications from Calendar.app since they're redundant with Fantastical's notifications. As you would assume I turned off Calendar.app's ...