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 have two calendars in notification's bar?

Currently I have set my calendar to Persian and I have the calendar widget in notifications bar . I was wondering If there is anyway to have two calendar widgets one showing the Persian calendar and ...
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Can I set a custom notification sound for a third party app?

I am new to iOS, and am using to being able to set a custom notification sound for third party apps on Android. Is it possible to do the same on iOS?
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Allowing all calls on Do Not Disturb

I have an iPhone for work and I want to set Do Not Disturb to block all notifications except calls. I do not prioritize reading emails and messages outside of normal working hours, but if the phone ...
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Is there a good replacement for Growl/Prowl?

I have several remote Raspberry Pies from which I have been sending notices to my Mac and iOS devices using a combination of Growl and Prowl. Growl is no longer supported. Beginning with Catalina, ...
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Where is the `display` command in Big Sur

I'm trying to send a notification to notification center. I'm able to use: osascript -e 'display notification "Basic Text Here" with title "Title Text Here"' There's notes ...
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iPhone sending ghost notifications

The other day I got a notification on my iPhone, but when I went to look at what it was, there was nothing there. I just assumed it was someone else’s phone. Then it happened again on my desk, but ...
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Disabling Notification Center in macOS Big Sur 11.4

I absolutely hate the Notification Center in macOS. I had successfully turned it off permanently in an earlier version of Big Sur by executing the following commands in the Terminal, followed by a ...
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Apple Watch doesn't notify me of SMS messages

Whenever I get an SMS message from someone not in my contacts, my watch does not vibrate. I have my watch set to Mirror my iPhone's messages settings, and switching it to custom doesn't change ...
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IPhone X - FaceTime no notification

Hello yesterday someone said they called me on FaceTime at 12.38 I did not see the incoming call and I cannot see the missed call/call answered in the log. After that they tried to call again and it ...
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macOS Big Sur System Preferences Notifications Customize

I am running os 11.2.3 and wanted to customize notifications from system preferences. Specifically, software update notifications show up when there is a new version to upgrade to. However, they ...
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IPhone behavior while connecting to Bluetooth devices

I have a question about the behavior of the iPhone after I connect to a Bluetooth device. I have two different devices - a JBL wireless speaker and a card radio named Dual BT. Once I connect to the ...
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Change/Add calendar in-alert options

When I get a Calendar alert/notification there are two in-alert options : Snooze and Join. Is it possible to add another option from the Services / Quick Actions? I've added a script in Services by ...
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Send a notification to my iPhone when a website's content changes

I would like to be notified quickly (ideally within an hour) if a certain website (that is not under my control) changes. Any changes to the HTML should trigger a notification. Since I am not always ...
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Weather widget on Big Sur

The weather widget on Big Sur is a step down from the previous one, to put it lightly. Is there any way to add multiple cities to a single widget, or to actually have the widget point to a working web ...
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My Group FaceTime calls don’t ring on the receiving end

My Group FaceTime calls don’t ring on the receiving end. However, if I call recipients one at a time, their end rings and they pick up. It doesn’t matter who I call (my parents, sister, or in-laws) or ...
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Send push notification to iOS without a native app?

I have an external service (a website), and would like to be able to send myself a push notification to my iPhone when certain events require my attention (e.g. webserver crash, when fraud is detected ...
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How can I replicate the full-day calendar widget view that was removed in the Catalina-to-BigSur update?

In Catalina, the calender widget (notification bar) showed you the FULL day of all your appointments and included a red line indicating the current time... this was basically the single-day view of ...
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Record all macOS notifications

I use Chrome and other softwares which display notifications, and sometimes I miss them. Most of the time, these notifications are not recorded in "Notification Center", nor can they be find ...
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Turn Do Not Disturb on or off in an Applescript app (macOS Catalina)

I want to turn on or off (not just toggle) Do Not Disturb within an Applescript-based app. Apparently there used to be a method for doing this on older versions of the OS (I'm on Catalina). Now, the ...
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Calendar notification on macOS not going away

The calendar app on macOS Big Sur keeps showing me a red (1) notification icon that is not going away: I don't know what entry is causing the notification. The invitation list is empty. I tried ...
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Is it possible to stop the onslaught of iOS banner notifications coming in one-by-one after disabling Do Not Disturb?

My question is mostly in the subject line, but I'll add more clarity. Whenever my device is in Do Not Disturb mode, it supresses all notifications exactly like one would expect. The issue is when I ...
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Program notifications with the style of Volume and Brightness banner

Using Applescript it is very easy to send Notifications on Mac Clients. With other Libraries you even get more functionalities. But is there a way to program the notifications/alerts such that they ...
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How do I permanently disable Notification Center in Big Sur?

How do I permanently disable Notification Center in Big Sur (M1), but keep the "Badge App Icon"? I don't need it at all including so called widgets etc. launchctl unload -w /System/Library/...
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Missed calls on lock screen iPhone 11 Pro

I don't mind seeing the missed call notification, but the instant redial feature results in too many unwanted calls -- like returning spam and political calls I didn't want in the first place. I have &...
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iOS shortcuts alerts broken

For a few updates of iOS (os 14.x) I can’t receive popups from Shortcuts app. Another notifications show correctly (notices in Notification Centre, text prompt, lists, etc.) Alerts from other apps are ...
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How can I disable Finder notifications?

Every time I disconnect my mac from its dock, I get a Finder notification about ejecting a drive before disconnecting. It's a drive I use for time machine backup, and I just don't think it's worth it ...
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Mac alert to trigger an automation

Is it possible to have an alert in Mac OS trigger an automation? To be clear, I'm not wanting to automate the creation of an alert. I'm wanting an alert to cause automation to be run. All search ...
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Super long notifications: show more button to show full text in body

Sometimes the text of notification is super long and doesn't fit to the notification box. Thunderbird is not the best example for this but I'm adding it to give you an idea. As you can see there is ...
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Disable calendar reminders on Big Sur

I would like to completely disable calendar reminders, such as this. I'm using Big Sur, and these reminders are associated with my Google account calendar. I tried everything I could think of, but ...
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Airdrop file notification on Mac - missing “open in finder” option

When I send an image from my iPhone to my Mac for which I preferably use AirDrop, I'm annoyed that the notification doesn't give me the option to open the received file in Finder, only to open the ...
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Custom notification tones for WhatsApp iphone12

I know how to customize the ringtone on WhatsApp, however, when I try and customise the notification tone, the list to select from only includes the default Apple tones - i.e. Aurora to Synth and Bell ...
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Google Drive constantly asks if I want to delete files from other computers

I've tried turning off the warning setting in Google Drive Backup and Sync preferences like it suggests in the alert so I'm not asked every time someone deletes a file from our shared drive but it ...
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Selectively disabling notifications in macOS

At random intervals, DropBox pops up a notification telling me that it's almost full and that I should buy an upgrade. There is no way to disable this notification within the DropBox app (it's how ...
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Allow calendar notifications in Do Not Disturb mode

Is there a way to configure Do Not Disturb on a per-app basis? Specifically, I would like to continue receiving calendar notifications even when Do Not Disturb is active. The options in system ...
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How to prevent the need to sign in to accounts on Mac

My Mac is connected to my Google (Gmail) and Microsoft (Outlook) accounts. Every few days (once or twice a week) I have notifications that tell me to re-sign-in to these accounts; In most of the ...
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Is there any way to send notifications via the speaker when a Bluetooth audio device is connected to an iPhone?

If an iPhone has a Bluetooth device connected the notification sounds (but not the phone ringer) are played only via the Bluetooth device, not the phone speaker. This causes problems for people who ...
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Gesture to hide rising notification in MacBook?

Is there a keyboard shortcut or hand gesture to quickly hide notification popups from the notification center when they're arriving? (the whole notifications bar is of course closed, and only the new ...
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How do I see more than three notifications (in Big Sur)

In Catalina the notification centre had a long list of notifications, most recent first. In Big Sur it only lists the top three. How can I configure it to show me more? Yes, there is a button to show ...
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How to disable notifications for the US Holidays calendar

I'm running MacOS High Sierra, and in the last few days it has started sending me notifications for US Holidays on the day before the holiday (I was notified about Valentine's Day and President's Day, ...
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See past notifications

I'm certain that I saw a notification from Thunderbird that I had an email from someone in particular. Yet when I looked in Thunderbird, there was no such email. I checked each of my email accounts ...
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why my mac opens with do not disturb mode although I didn't schedule?

I don't choose any option on about Do Not Disturb. I added ss to you can see my settings. But sometimes Do Not Disturb mode opens automatically. (MacOS 11.2 Big Sur, Macbook Air 2017)
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What is causing the “complete” notifcation sound, “doo-doo-deet”?

I have a new issue I'm perplexed by. Even with the Mac (2015 MBP 13) on screensaver, about once an hour or so (not sure how long TBH), I hear it make the "complete" sound notification, like ...
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Notification to ring like the phone

I have been trying to get one of my apps to notify me the same way the IMessage or phone does but I have not had much success in figuring out how to do this. I want it to persistently vibrate or ring ...
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What do these Apple ID notifications mean?

I get these very often and I am not sure what they mean. This morning, while only my MacBook Pro, Mac Mini and iPhone are powered, I received these on the MacBook Pro and the iPhone: I have not ...
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Slack not respecting Do Not Disturb on iPad

I am signed in to multiple workspaces on slack on my iPad, and usually I want a sound + banner notification for messages. But if I am on a call, or sharing the screen, I want them disabled. This ...
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How to lower app notification volume

I have a new MacBook Pro running Big Sur. The sound effect for individual app notifications, such as Chrome or Slack, is much louder than other sounds on my machine and I would like a way to lower ...
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How to respond to reminder notifications using the keyboard

I can respond using the mouse, but it feels too slow: move the mouse pointer to the "Options" button click on it select an option Is there a way to do this with the keyboard?
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System alerts and Mail in Mojave are no longer playing any alert or notification sounds

I'm running Mail 12.4 on a macOS 10.14.6 system. For some reason I no longer hear any new mail notifications when a new message arrives. As near as I can tell I have Mail configured correctly to play ...
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iPhone not receiving notifications (and calls) for some apps

I have recently noticed that I am missing notifications for some apps on my iPhone 8 Plus. The onset of the issue might coincide with updating to iOS 14, but I am not sure. I don't know how many apps ...
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Facebook Messenger notifications no longer showing up

I'm not sure what caused it, but notifications for Facebook Messenger on my iPhone 8 are no longer showing up anywhere (no badges, app icons, or notifications of any kind). However, when I open the ...

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