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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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Notify when time-consuming task is finished in the terminal [duplicate]

Is there a way to get notified when some terminal task is finished "in the background" in the terminal? I need to get notified when npm run build is over which can take up to 15 mins. I've ...
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Any way to trigger a Shortcut based on notifications from a given app?

The app does not have any awareness of Shortcuts (it doesn't come with any of its own Shortcuts etc). But it does reliably send a particular notification, with particular text, which I would like to ...
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Can't disable desktop notifications for a single site in Safari

A while ago, I accidentally allowed WhatsApp Web (web.whatsapp.com) to send desktop notifications. I tried to revoke that permission via the Preferences (as also described in this answer): but to no ...
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Is there anyway to have your iPhone notifications on Windows 10?

Is there a way to get call notifications and alerts on Windows 10 from my iPhone? I spend a lot of time on PC and I always get missed calls. Also my room has no signal so I put my iPhone in the main ...
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Can’t get rid of “Finish setting up family sharing” badge

Even after I complete all the steps, the notification just gomes back:
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Does anyone know the location of the notification "updates available" alert sound?

I posted this question a while ago: App Store "Updates Available" notification pops up despite having notifications turned off? This is still driving me crazy and making me incredibly angry--...
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Is there a command that I can run in Mac terminal to allow notifications for a specific app?

Is there a command that I can run in Mac terminal to allow notifications for a specific app? For example, I am trying to allow notifications for both Podcasts and Stocks but I do not see those apps in ...
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Mac Notifications Center keeps hijacking swipe left scrolling

I'm just trying to scroll left using my trackpad while in other apps and the notifications center consistently takes over control of my screen like it thinks I am trying to pull it out into visibility....
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How to see an indication that I have notifications? (on a Mac laptop)

When clicking on the datetime, I see list of notifications, why is nice. I see the latest messages I can act upon. See screencap below. When I look at the screen, I see the notifications popping up, ...
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Constantly missing my calendar notifications

For the last few months, macOS and iOS have both decided to stop actually alerting me to my meetings with an audible alarm, and I keep on missing meetings as a result. My meetings have alert times set ...
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iPhone - delayed notifications on home Wi-Fi

I'm close to losing my mind with this stupid issue. I've been trying to fix it for like 6 months now. So, push notifications from all apps are delayed or don't arrive at all. They all arrive only ...
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Receive iOS notifications in macOS Monterey without 3rd party app

I want to see the iPhone's app notifications in my Mac, without installing any 3rd-party app or running a special script. I tried to explore it a lot, and found some similar but old questions (eg for ...
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How can I find the associated event to the notification counter next to a calendar in Apple's Calendar app?

I have the following notification counter in Apple's Calendar app: What does this "1" on the dark oval stand for? If it refers to an event, how do I find this event? And then how can I get ...
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Mail plays sounds with notifications off

I am using Monterey 12.2.1 and Mail 15.0. Notification sounds keeps ringing even despite them being set off by current Focus preferences. https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/440066/mail-...
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Red dot in Adobe Creative Cloud macOS menu bar icon

I have installed Adobe Creative Cloud on my MacBook. This causes an Adobe CC icon to be added to the macOS menu bar. Frequently, this Adobe CC icon has a red notification circle: 🔴 When I click on ...
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How do disable all notifications on macOS and iOS?

I have to use a Mac at work and there's random notifications in the top right, e.g. update software, try Safari, error messages, etc. I just want to turn them all off. I already disabled notifications ...
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How can I have Firefox notifications bring me to the instance of Firefox that generated the notification?

I'm running multiple instances of Firefox using different profiles and on different workspaces/spaces/desktops. I am signed into (a different) Slack workspace on each instance of Firefox. I would ...
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How does MacOS calendar determine if an event is "time-sensitive"?

Sometimes when I get an alert for a calendar event, there's a chime and the notification says that it's "time-sensitive". Other times the alert is silent and this wording isn't in the ...
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macOS Monterey – Control Centre memory leak

is there any solution for the macOS Monterey memory leak? At least since 12.2 the Notification Center process consumes memory and more memory over time, requiring even ≥4 GBs after a few hours of ...
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What are the various ways I can stop getting iMessage spam notifications on my desktop besides turning off iMessages on my iPhone?

I just got a desktop notification on my MacBook that seems like spam. This is remarkable because I've never got a notification from anything other than my macOS notification before. I don't use non-OS ...
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App Screentime Limit Notification 30 minutes before

I have a screentime limit for certain apps set. And iPhone reminds about the start of screentime limit 5 minutes before with the following notification: Is there possibility to set another ...
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How to fix Slack not loading new messages in Safari after upgrading Mac to Monterey?

I use Slack in Safari browser to save memory usage and indirectly reduce battery usage from Slack. Slack in Safari browser used to display notifications and load new messages automatically till macOS ...
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Monterey groups buttons on notifications to Options

In the last versions of Mac OS (at least Monterey, I've skipped Big Sur) the buttons on the notification popups are grouped into an Options dropdown menu. For example, on a calendar notification in ...
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How to enable Messenger notifications on Mac 12.2.1?

I recently upgraded to MacOS 12.2.1 on an MacBook Air and now there seems to be a problem with messenger notifications. In the messenger app it says: "messenger notifications are turned off",...
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How to block all Software Update Notifications in macOS?

The Software Updates in System Preferences are all disabled. In spite of this macOS continues to show Notification Banners in Catalina (and Big Sur) which some users accidentally click to initiate an ...
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Scan a QR code with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

Per the directions: How to scan a QR code with the Camera app Open the Camera app from the Home Screen, Control Centre or Lock Screen. Select the rear-facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR ...
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AppleScript "Open Notification Center" works in Script Editor but not as an App

I am trying to let go of Mojave and move on, but I use the dashboard constantly, and the only thing I think that could make it possible is setting up the middle mouse button to toggle open/close the ...
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Trigger script upon Notification

Does anyone know of any way - either OS native or via 3rd-party software - to run a shell command or Applescript when a certain notification is received? I'd like to run a shell script when Microsoft ...
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How to add notification sound when an app finishes installing?

After a (clean) upgrade to Big Sur, the notification/alert sound for app installations seems to have vanished. Is there a way to get it back, and are there other ways (including visual types) to ...
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How to get a notification once a MacPort ticket is changed?

Recently, I had troubles with a MacPort installation (port failed to build). Searching on trac.macports.org I found a ticket number #xxxxx which exactly described my problem. Is it possible to receive ...
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Why do I no longer get desktop notifications from Google Calendar?

I used to get desktop notifications for Google Calendar running in Chrome. This is very useful to help me not to forget to join a Zoom meeting when working from home. But for a while now I have not ...
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Delayed notifications on iPhone / iOS

I have similar issue like described here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/251826290 After update I started to get delays between received messages and notifications. Sometimes it can be 5 minutes,...
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Disable group chat notifications with Focus mode, even from allowed people

iOS 15 has a Focus feature that lets you disable all notifications except for a list of specific people. I've added one person to it. Unfortunately, when this persons sends a message to a group chat ...
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Is there any way to interrupt my AirPods reading me a new text message?

A lot of times I'll hear my iPhone start announcing a text message through my AirPods, and want to "cancel" it for some reason (I already saw the notification on my computer, I'm in the ...
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WhatsApp Not Showing in Notification's settings on iPhone in iOS 15.3

I asked the same question at (Apps Not Showing in Settings on iPhone in iOS 15.2), but no one knows the answer. I have a bad problem, please can anyone help me? I update it to iOS 15.3 and nothing ...
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How to disable all notification sounds and banner alerts but allow notifications on lockscreen?

In iOS 15 how can I stop all notification noises and stop banner alerts and other types of notification pop-up from ever appearing while I am using the phone, but allow notifications to pile up on the ...
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Notifications for events created on computer do not appear in Google Agenda

When I create an event from the Google Calendar app on my Android device, everything synchronizes nicely on the Apple Calendar software on my Macbook Pro. But, when I create an event from my laptop, ...
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How do I stop notifications about my wife's Airpods being "detected near me"?

When Apple released the AirTag, they made a big deal about safety features to help prevent stalking. If there's an unknown AirTag or other location-enabled device traveling with you, your iPhone will ...
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How can I tell which security certificates are about to expire?

macOS pops up notifications that some of my certificates will expire soon. But when I click the notification, it takes me to the list of all of my Profiles in System Preferences, but doesn't tell me ...
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macOS Focus: How to allow notifications from commandline apps

I use a small utility to notify me when a commandline application finishes (in this case https://github.com/variadico/noti, but there are various solutions for this). I also use the new Focus modes. ...
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How to disable privacy notification (orange dot) while apps access your camera or microphone

The newest version of MacOS introduced a privacy feature that will show a small orange dot in the top-right corner when an app is accessing your camera or microphone. In general, this is a very useful ...
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Disable all notifications but do not reject calls?

I have an iPhone 11 Pro with iOS 15.2. I would like to disable all notifications but without making the phone reject calls. The caller should just hear my phone ringing and not busy or rejected call ...
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Disable/remove "more notifications" and always display all notifications in Notification Center

so just the other day I finally set up new MBP M1 (made a jump from MPB early 2013 with Catalina) and was greeted with updated Notification Center. It's quite fine but one thing is annoying the hell ...
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Disable notifications about Focus changes in Monterey?

I like the Focus feature, but constant popups about "Focus: Work" / "Focus: Personal" when I switch the apps are very distracting. Is there a way to disable those specific ...
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Faint beep from macbook/iphone (not sure which) when receiving some notifications

This started happening yesterday, and at first, I thought maybe I was hearing things, but now I think it's actually happening. On some notifications on my iphone (which is synced with my macbook), I'...
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How do I disable "Update Apple ID Settings" notification?

I get this notification once a day. I have tried whatever stupid song and dance some deranged product manager thinks is appropriate, and the notification always returns after a day. How do I revoke ...
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Monterey: Notification Center not showing any alerts or badges for any app

I recently bought a 2015 15” MBP, and immediately clean installed Monterey on it, as well as setting up my user account. Computer works well, other than a battery service indicator… but, quixotically, ...
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Customize Apple TV Close Game Notifications - add/remove teams and sports

I don't watch the NBA (bring 'em back), but the Apple TV app continually sends me nightly notifications about close NBA basketball games on my iPhone and Apple TV, for teams that are nowhere near my ...
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Kerberos app in macOS Notification Center System Preferences

In a new install of macOS Monterey, I see the app "Kerberos" in System Preferences > Notifications & Focus: What is Kerberos? It is not an app in my Applications folder. I have never ...
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Hide macOS Focus / Sleep notifications in Notification Center and on Lock Sceen

Every time I open my Mac in the morning, I see the notification on my macOS Lock Screen: Sleep Off When I get home from the gym and open my Mac, I see Fitness Off How can I hide this notification? ...
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