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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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Calendar sending early notifications

I have a repeating calendar event with the following details: Starts: 7/16/2024 6:30 PM Ends: 7/16/2024 10:00 PM Repeat: Every Week End Repeat: Never Travel Time: 35 minutes Alert: 10 min before ...
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Stuck notification badge on iPhone app

I have a very strange issue with an app on my iPhone 14 Pro (IOS 17.5.1). The app is allowed all kinds of notifications and usually works correctly like any other app; however, some times ago (I think ...
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Mute a specific conversation on an Apple Watch of a Family member without their own iPhone

I want to mute a specific conversation on an Apple Watch of a Family member who does not have their own iPhone. (My AppleID and iPhone was used to set up their watch with their associated AppleId). ...
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Safari on iOS automatically denies notifications

I was playing around earlier with website notifications, and I couldn't seem to get it to work. Notifications requesting permission always return denied. I have Notifications enabled in Safari → ...
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Override MDM-controlled notification settings

We get Macs issued from my workplace, which has MDM (mobile device management) on it. When there is a scheduled system update upcoming in a couple of weeks I'll get daily reminders about it, which is ...
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How to remove scam sites from the actual LIST on Notifications?

Here's a typical scam site where I must have accidentally clicked yes on the notifications scam panel: It's easy to click "off", but how do you literally remove the items from that list?
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Allowing specific apps only during specific focus?

What I want I have the Work focus scheduled during my work hours. I have several work-related apps that I would like to allow notifications from only whenever I happen to have the Work focus on. ...
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Photos notification: "A participant removed photos you added to the shared library" - which ones?

I have a shared Photos library with several participants. Once in a while I get a notification like this: "A participant removed 8 photos you added to the shared library". When I click the ...
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How to stop “leave on time sensitive notifications from” notifications?

My iPhone and MacBook are constantly adding to my notifications: Leave on Time Sensitive notifications from ___? This allows ___ to deliver important notifications immediately. [Turn Off] [Leave On] ...
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Is there anything I can do about the redundant and annoying "Background Items Added" notifications that keep appearing?

I'm running macOS 13.6.5 and I keep getting annoying and hard to dismiss "Background Items Added" notifications for apps that are already installed and have already set up their background ...
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Can a macOS App define which folders + files + settings (Background Tasks, Notifications) are removed upon uninstalling the app?

I'm using a macOS App - and I'm wondering how to define which folders created by the app are removed when using Cleaner-apps such as CleanMyMacX or other such uninstaller tools. So far it seems that ...
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Mac Messages notifications are only displaying phone numbers or email addresses after upgrading to Ventura

I just upgraded my mac from 10.14 to 13.6.5. Now whenever I get a message, the notification that appears shows the person's phone number or email address rather than their name. My contacts are synced ...
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How to prevent "Background items added" notification when running shell script with launch agent

I created a custom .plist file to run a simple startup.sh script when I log into my user, and added it to my /Library/LaunchAgents directory. Everything works as intended, however, every time my ...
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Notifications are only shown when opening notifications center

I have the following Problem working with notifications in my new MacBook: The notifications are only shown inside the notifications center (clicking on Date and time), but there is no popup of the ...
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Why do I get iMessage notifications but not SMS notifications on iPhone?

I have an iPhone 11 running iOS 17.1.1. Whenever I get an SMS (say from 2FA login to a website or a friend using Android) my phone shows no notification... no buzz, no beep, the screen does not light ...
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Can I fix macOS apps from losing focus when notifications are delivered?

Since upgrading to Sonoma (currently on 14.3 (23D56)), focus is lost when a notification is received. This is driving me absolute mental. It's pretty much making apps unusable - specifically when ...
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Remove unwanted websites or apps from the Notifications list

Some websites send "spam" notifications to my Mac. I can turn these notifications: On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Settings, then click Notifications in the sidebar. (You may ...
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Increase Iphone "Silent mode" notification duration

On this device (Iphone SE 2020), you toggle the silent mode with a physical switch on the side. As far as I can tell, the only way to tell if the silent mode is on is to switch it back and forth : ...
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How to permanently disable the Do Not Disturb focus setting on a Mac? (disable the ability to turn it on)

How can I remove the ability to enable the Do Not Disturb focus on a Mac? I've had a number of times where I inadvertently, unknowingly enabled the Do Not Disturb focus with the F6 key, and didn't ...
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Notification sounds don't interrupt background sound

On my phone I always have some background noise playing like sounds of nature. I am almost always wearing headphones. My problem is that I can hear the ringtone both from the phone speakers and my ...
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How to see a single notification's preview after setting "show previews" to Never on macos

On iOS, pressing and holding a notification shows the message contents even when "show previews" to set to Never. What is the macOS equivalent?
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Using the iOS Focus feature, is it possible to allow calls and texts from a different set of people?

Using the iOS Focus feature (on an iPhone running iOS 17.2 in case it matters) is it possible to have the following? While the work Focus mode is on... A phone call should only come through if it's ...
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How to stop Notifications Banners and Alerts from grabbing keyboard focus

In the last day or so (maybe since I updated to macOS 14.2?) Notification Alerts or Banners grab the keyboard focus. I.e. if I'm typing somewhere like iTerm or other places, when a Notification Banner ...
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Removing websites from notification centre - macOS 14

There are quite a few websites listed System Preferences -> Notifications that I can't remove. The thing is, they don't appear in Safari-> Websites -> Notifications either so I can't delete ...
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How to change default notification sound (tri-tone) for *all* apps (via Terminal preferably)?

My dog does not like the default Tri-Tone notification sound that all apps adopt as a default. I've found the file itself: /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/ToneLibrary.framework/Versions/A/Resources/...
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Hide / show apps badges in Dock

When I have a certain focus (e.g. Personal) I’d like to disable all app badges (red dots) in Dock so I’m not bothered by Slack, Mail, etc. None of the scripts I found here/on GitHub/ on Medium work on ...
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Prioritizing Urgent Telegram Notifications

I'm trying to find a way to set the highest priority for specific Telegram notifications on my iPhone. The reason behind this is that there are certain notifications on particular channels that ...
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Delays to Sleep and Wake notifications

Is it normal that there are Kernel Client Acks every so often while my Mac is asleep indicating that there are delays on several drivers? I found entries like this via the command: pmset -g log | grep ...
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Disable "Driving Off" notification on MacOS

I came back from lunch today, and went back to work (OK, not really "work", I was reading Stack Overflow) on my MacBook Pro. About 10 minutes later, I got a "Driving off" ...
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Stop repeated Mac OS notifications of Approve "[name]'s iPhone" / "[name]'s MacBook Pro"?

I'm setting up a new MacBook Pro. I connected it to my iCloud account, and I'm getting a ridiculous amount of duplicate OS notifications to approve other devices (there are only two other devices on ...
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How to turn on Apple Watch notifications for SMS messages?

I get notifications on my watch from iMessage(blue) but not sms (green). This happens on watch 4 & 9 and at different watchOS revision. Is this a bug (or feature) or configuration issue or perhaps ...
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Trigger automation or notification by counting other notifications

I have one of those rust removal systems that draws from a tank of solution when my sprinkler runs. By counting the number of times that my sprinkler system has notified me it ran, I can know when it’...
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Make Slack notification banners go away when the message is read

Is there a way to make Slack notification banners disappear automatically when I've read the new message? When I get a Slack message, a banner pops up on the screen. When I have read the message in ...
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Use haptics like Messages for other Apple Watch apps

When I receive iMessage or SMS notifications on my Watch, it gives a gentle haptic tap. Notifications from other messaging apps (forwarded from my iPhone of course), e.g. Discord and Signal, give a ...
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How to get notifications when apps are offloaded

Is it possible to configure iOS to notify me when it offloads an app? Or when it's low on space? I hit a couple surprises where things like widgets broke because they were offloaded. Ideally I'd be ...
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In macOS (Sonoma) are notifications supposed to stay on the screen when the Notifications Center slides off the screen?

I'd swear notifications used to slide in and out along with the widgets when you clicked on the time on the right edge of the menu bar in OS X. Am I missing something? I can include screenshots if I ...
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Is there any workaround for the quiet notification sound in iOS 17 and iPadOS 17?

They have fixed it in 17.2. You can now change the notification tone. In iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, they changed the default notification tone to "Rebound" from "Tri-tone". The problem ...
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Why did my iPhone in the United States show a test emergency alert and play a siren when all government alerts were turned off in settings?

I heard there was a planned test of the emergency alert system in the United States today, October 4, at 2:20 PM. To avoid being disrupted, I turned off all alerts in Settings -> Notifications (...
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IOS app notifications - Notification Center vs Scheduled Summary

I have two Scheduled Summaries on my iPhone, iOS 17, and generally it works well. However, notifications for some apps that are started at the Schedule Summary still show up in the Notification Center ...
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On iPhone, the Clock app steals focus after delivering a Notification

I've got an iPhone SE, 3rd Gen, running iOS 16.6.1. Let's say I'm using Google Maps to navigate somewhere while I'm driving, and one of my (many) alarms in the native Clock app goes off that I forgot ...
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How to filter gmail notifications in iOS/watchOS without smart features/personalisation?

I'd like to find a way to only be notified on my iPhone & watch when a specific list of people contact me on gmail. Is there any way to do this without enabling "smart features & ...
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Two Apps on iPhone vs the Same Apps on Android: Runkeeper and LibriVox and Playing Well Together

I recently switched from an Android phone to an iPhone SE, 3rd gen, running iOS 16.6, and I installed many of the same apps that I had on my Android. Two of those apps are Runkeeper and LibriVox. I ...
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"Background Items Added" appears for App that I uninstalled, would like to remove it

In my notification bar I can't seem to get rid of these pesky pop-ups. I uninstalled the "Razer USA Ltd." app, but apparently some process still is running in the background. When I go to ...
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iphone 12 not waking up and no vibration when receiving text

I have an iphone 12 running 16.5.1. I've noticed this issue for the past couple weeks where my phone, when locked, no longer vibrates or wakes up when I receive a text. My messages app is set to "...
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Turn off sound for all notifications on my Mac

In system preferences -> notifications I can turn off the notification sound effect on an app-by-app basis. However, I would like to turn off the notification sounds for all apps. How can I achieve ...
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APNs push notification time IOS

Let's assume a push notification is delayed for several minutes because the user's device bad network connection or a push notification with normal priority that is deferred because of the power-...
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Unable to get notifications in Safari

I'm trying to switch from Chrome to Safari on Mac (Ventura). But I'm not getting notifications (Google Voice, Reddit, Gmail) ... and no site "asks" for permission to notify me. Also nothing ...
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I keep getting virus infection notifications and don't know how to stop them

They are popping up multiple times a day. Is there any way to block them?
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Show banner notifications even in full screen

I'm running MacOS Ventura 13.4.1. I have noticed that when I am in full screen (in apps such as google chrome), I don't see banner notifications. If I do get notifications during these times, I only ...
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How can I stop instagram from pushing notifications when it shouldn't have internet access

I've turned off mobile data for instagram in settings. I cannot use the app when I am on data, because it has no internet access. However, it will still create new red bubbles on the home screen... it ...
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