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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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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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iPhone 7/ MacBook Pro

I do not get notifications from one person only on iMessages. The chat is not marked on Do Not Disturb and that contact is not blocked. On my iPhone, I get the message but there is no sound and no "1" ...
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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 ...
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Disable 'allow permission to send push notification' in Safari 11.1

Even though the option of "Allow websites to ask permission to send push notifications" is unchecked, I get alert in websites asking for permissions. How do disable this completely? Also to confirm, ...
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How to receive all iOS notifications on my Mac?

I was googling & found this one http://www.getnotifyr.com/, but it doesn't work anymore, maybe someone knows some alternatives. For example I'm using application 'Drakdoo' on my iPhone and I want ...
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Mac crashes/reboots if I get a ton of notifications at once while asleep

I'm unsure if this is a mac issue or a browser issue, I suspect the former so I'll try here first. In short, I have a few browser applications that generate desktop notifications. If I lock my mac ...
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How to retrieve notification once I cleared them?

I swiped down from the top of my screen to view my notifications accidentally clicked on one that I didn’t get to see properly and then I clicked off it. I pulled down my notification screen again but ...
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Notification in Messages when contacts come online

I have added a Google Talk account in Messages (macOS 10.12). How can I get a notification a select few Google contacts come online? I can't find this anywhere in Preferences or Contact Info. If this ...
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How to turn off notifications sounds when OS X is in Do Not Disturb mode? (High Sierra)

Toggling "Do Not Disturb" blocks banners/alerts for notifications, but I still hear the sound when I, for example, get a message. Is there any way to mute the Notification sounds without muting the ...
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Send all notifications all the time

I just realised someone sent me an email 6 hours ago. This was an important mail. I think I was watching a full-screen video in Safari at the time. Does macOS block notifications when you are ...
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Is it possible to trigger a script on a notification center notification?

I'm trying to hook into a "finished" event from a program that doesn't provide any native way to do it. It does, however, post a notification to the notification center. So I'm looking for a way to ...
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How can I set multiple reminders for a contact’s birthday?

I want to setup my iPhone send me two reminders about my contact’s birthdays. One reminder a week in advance and a second reminder the day before. So for example, if my friend’s birthday was set to ...
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Can I have an alarm that rings only on my phone, and not my watch?

I wear my watch to bed to track my sleep, but some mornings I have started to snooze my alarm or turn it off completely from my watch without waking up. Is it possible to remove alarm notifications ...
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Override “Click to Call”

I'm using the latest High Sierra. When using 3rd-party software to quickly place calls, like the Uni Call Alfred workflow or Cardhop, a notification pops requesting me to confirm or deny the call ...
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Disable badge for specific app with a script

I know that I can turn on/off the badge from the notifcation center, but is there a way to do it with a script? If possible I would love to do for a specific app, otherwise it will be fun to turn it ...
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Growl style without a fade or animation

I would like to use Growl to show feedback of the input from a Griffin PowerMate (I'm doing this with AppleScript). High Sierra's built-in notifications can't keep up with the rate of input of the ...
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How can I get a persistent and unresponsive “Are you sure” message to go away?

I emptied the trash and the "Are you sure" message won't leave. The trash has been emptied. Neither of the buttons are responsive. Any idea what the process is so I can kill it?
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Does Apple push updates that require a restart within a set timeframe?

Just got this notification on my MacBook Pro running OS 10.12.6. It reads: macOS updates have been installed. This computer will restart in 60 minutes. Please save anything you are working on ...
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Suppressing “no backups” messages from disconnected drives

I have three backup drives, but when traveling, I leave the bulkiest one in USA.  This trip, I also left one of the small ones.  I would like for MacOS to stop confronting me with "no backups" on the ...
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Globally Disable Notifications on Lock Screen

I'm using macOS High Sierra (version 10.13.3) on a 27"-iMac and on a MacBook Pro. Almost every time when I'm going to log in, I see various notification on the lock screen, even before I've entered ...
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Is there a hook for triggering scripts when a particular notification is displayed?

I'm trying to set up some system behaviors to occur when particular iCal or GCal events begin and end. Is there a way to hook into the notifications system (e.g., via a LaunchAgent) to make the Mac ...
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Is there a way to receive push notifications translated from a foreign language?

I have multiple apps which I get notifications from but they are all in Hebrew. I was wondering if there is a way to let the notification go through a process in which something like Google Translate ...
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Garmin Connect accesses all notification

How to stop an app (Garmin Connect) from accessing all notifications? Currently it displays all my notifications on my vivactive 3 and i cannot find where it gets that permission to read all my ...