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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Two different notification settings for one iMessage contact?

I have a problem with iMessage notifications from some contacts. If I turn off their notifications entirely, I'll miss some important messages. If I leave them on, I'll get bombarded with a dozen ...
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How can I find the source of a Mac desktop notification? [duplicate]

I installed a trial software, NTFS for Mac, and then uninstalled it (via AppZapper). However, I am still getting occasional desktop notifications and I don't know how to get rid of these. Any ...
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Mac pop up notifications getting cut off on the right

Recently all of my pop up notifications are getting cut off so I can only see half of it, like the computer thinks my screen is wider than it is, as you can see in the picture: I have a 2019 15 inch ...
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How to remove Apple calendar in-app notification for new event in subscribed shared calendar?

How can I disable the two in-app notifications for new or updated events for a shared calendar that I subscribe to? What did not work: Right-click on the shared calendar > Get info and selecting ...
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Apple Watch notifications get lost forever while it is charging

My main use for my Apple Watch 4 Cellular is receiving push notification without having to carry the iPhone with me (I use another phone). Since the notifications of third party apps are dispatched ...
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Issues with unwanted iOS Calendar notifications from shared Gmail calendars

Phone: iOS 13.3, iPhone X, App: iOS Calendar, GMAIL calendars I work in a company with a lot of shared calendars (pretty common). I'm not sure when, but sometime in the last 1/2 year (mid 2019 +), my ...
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iPhone 11 no text notification for my fiance

For the past two or three days whenever my fiancé sends me a text, I won’t get a notification or anything. I’ve checked my Do not Disturb settings and the Alerts tab on her messages and I can not ...
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Mail.app Never finishes “Downloading Messages”

On MacOS mail (Catalina, but also on 10.14), I've noticed that the client never finished downloading mail from my cPanel/WHM-based server (which has support for Apple Push for iOS, for what it is ...
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iPhone alarm goes off, but no sound occasionally

I think this might be as a result of push notification(s) coming in at the same time that my alarm is supposed to go off, but I have found zero information here or on the web on how to resolve this. I'...
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See notifications that were recently dismissed?

Is there any way to see or review notifications in macOS that were recently dismissed? For example, today I clicked an alert notification that should have opened an application into a specific ...
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Calls and messages won't come through when screen is locked iPhone SE

I've been having this issue for a while now and even the newest iOS didn't seem to solve it: The problem is that sometimes I just won't receive calls and/or messages. I figured it happens completely ...
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Disabling notifications for a given app from a command line

I would like to disable system noficiations for a selected application, like the Calendar in the screenshot below: How can I do that from the command line?
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Adding custom alert tone

I want to add custom alert tones onto my iphone but it is seen as ringtones. I can't generalize, even choose, the ringtone for message sound for exapmle for whatsapp. It only lists alert tones, not ...
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'Do not disturb' doesn't (fully) work

'Do Not Disturb' is set on an iPad Pro running ipadOS 13.3. It says "Calls and notifications will be silenced until Do Not Disturb is turned off" on the lock screen. When someone calls me on Telegram,...
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How to make the notification text more readable?

I find it very hard to read the notification text especially when it appears on top of a black content. It is more legible if it is against a lighter background: Is there anyway I can make it more ...
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How can I run a command which will not survive terminal close?

I want to send a notification in X seconds to future me, but I don't want to send the notification if I closed the terminal. So let's say I want to send myself a notification in 10 seconds: ...
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How to get a notification when a file is deleted [duplicate]

I'd like to get some notification when any file in a specific folder is deleted. What might make this easier is my specific issue is with Resilio Sync. Twice now I've had files and folders in a very ...
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Are there any properties in an app configuration (plists and such) that could cause push notifications not to show in the notification center? [duplicate]

I am posting this again with more clarity. User reporting that Push Notification doesn't always show in the notification center I have an app. My client is reporting that push notifications from ...
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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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How to make Notification Center bar sticky?

I'd like to make Notification Center bar to be sticky (on-top, present all time), so it won't close automatically when clicking away. I've checked System Preferences, but I couldn't find any option ...
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How to find out which app is sounding a bell, and how to silence it?

When I put on my headphone I can hear an app keep making a sound (a short bell, perhaps. It's hard to describe in writing) very frequently, almost like once or twice every second. I have been going ...
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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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How to disable swipe down for Notification Center in apps on iOS?

When I’m playing games on my iPhone and I try to do some action on the upper end of the screen I often accidentally open Notification Center, cancelling my action. In Settings I found a Setting to ...
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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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Calendar widget on Mac showing no events

I'm running macOS High Sierra on my MacBook Pro and I do have events in my calendar app. However, it is not showing any events on the calendar widget in the Notification Center. I have tried deleting ...
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How to clear all notifications with 1 click in Catalina?

This question offers an AppleScript to clear all notifications within the Notification Center, but all of the answers seem to be pre-Catalina: How do I clear All OS X notifications with 1 click? ...
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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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Can I make Do Not Disturb on my Mac active 24/7 and still check notifications manually?

Last month I asked Can I toggle Do Not Disturb on/off on my Mac as easily as I can on my iPhone? The answer I got was perfect and I've been easily toggling Do Not Disturb every day since, and this ...
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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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On notification centre, when I receive a notification and click on it, it doesn’t open straight away

Can anyone tell me how to turn this feature off? When I click on a notification it then shows me that open button, which I then have to click to go onto the app. I want to be able to just click the ...
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How do I completely turn off the Chrome notifications on my MacBook?

I am using MacOSX 10.14.6 now. I really hate the Chrome notifications sent by the websites, not only those I visited only 1 time but also those big websites like Facebook or Yahoo. I just want to ...

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