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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Phone call notification on Mac opens FaceTime app, interrupting work

I wanted to get notifications on my computer for phone calls, so I set up my Macbook to make and receive phone calls. When I receive a phone call, FaceTime opens and then the notification appears. ...
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Does Apple prohibit the display of a non-interactive preview of a system notification on an app's UI?

I'm on initial design stages of a new iOS app, and for one of the screens I'm thinking of having the user build a custom notification. For that, the app would feature a preview of the final ...
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OS X - build a bash function to send notifications via osascript / Applescript

Hoping some one can point out what I am doing wrong. After looking through several threads, plus lots of experimentation, it feels like something simple is wrong. The threads I read include How can I ...
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“Get iWork Apps” popup appears after each restart

Whenever I restart my Mac, I get this popup: This happens despite me having the latest version of the iWork apps for my OS installed. Clicking Get It just opens up the Mac App Store to the home page. ...
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How to restore Dock Icon Badges after killall Dock?

I need to run killall Dock in a script I use regularly, in order for it to work. Unfortunately all the badges in the Dock disappears when Dock is killed, and don't reappear until they're modified ...
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How to flag M4R file for use as notification

I've converted some sounds (<= 5 seconds long) to M4R and transferred them to my phone for use as notification sounds. No problems at all with the conversion and transfer. But they only show up as ...
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How to disable others Google calendar invitations?

My partner has shared his Google calendar with me, so I see it also in Mac OS Mojave calendar. The problem is when I create an event and invite him, I get the notification about it and the annoying ...
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I disabled Apple Push Notification Service but it's still attempting to connect to Apple servers

I disabled the service as per the instructions on this page: How to disable Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) on OS X 10.8? Yet this service is still running at startup! How do I disable it ...
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Disabling a specific system notification?

My Macbook Air 13" (macOS 10.13.6) has a USB problem which triggers a warning notification every five minutes: Looking in the Console, I see lots of "overcurrent detected" warnings; testing the two ...
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Configure Google Calendar notification sound on iOS

On iPhone we can configure notification sounds for iCloud Calendar and the iPhone Reminders app, but I cannot find any way to configure a sound for Google Calendar app on iPhone. I find the default ...
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How long do Apple retain notifications to be pushed to iOS devices until they expire?

If an app attempts to send a notification to an iOS device that is either powered off or has no network connectivity push notifications need to be kept in queue. For how long does Apple retain ...
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My phone (IOS) won't show any Discord push notifications, yet it will show them from other apps

I've already tried checking all of my settings, and everything is in order. Notifications enabled both in and out of Discord, yet I still don't get any notifications. Help? I've already uninstalled ...
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What happens if I attempt to send an invitation from the Calendar app to an email address that doesn't have an associated Apple ID?

If I have a standard IMAP mail account set as my default on an iOS device and I then attempt to send somebody an invetation from the Calendar app, what happens if the recipient doesn't have an Apple ...
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Why have I stopped receiving weekly Screen Time notifications?

I used to receive weekly Screen Time notifications regarding my daily averages and such. However, around a month ago, I randomly stopped receiving these notifications. I've checked in the ...
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iPhone no message alert sound when near MacBook [duplicate]

I've noticed that when my phone is near my MacBook, I only receive notifications for Messages on my MacBook. My iPhone remains silent, and the screen does not light up. Is this an expected behavior (...
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Let Matlab notify me when it finishes a task

I just wanted Matlab to let me know when it finishes a task, which is sometimes time-consuming and I could be distracted when waiting and forgot that it was running a script. The ideal solution in my ...
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Don’t send notification to Notification Center on Apple Watch

Is it possible to restrict certain app notifications from going to the Notification Center on Apple Watch? One use case: I’d like to receive phone calls on the watch, but I don’t want those ...
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Mojave upgrade being suggested on unsupported Mac

My mother has a 2008 iMac currently running El Capitan. Every now and then it pops up the notification suggesting that she upgrade to Mojave. But if you actually try to download Mojave from the App ...
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Receive Apple Watch messages notifications from select contacts only

Is it possible to receive message notifications on an Apple Watch only from selected contacts? I’ve tuned my Watch notifications so that I basically only get notified of all calendar and call events, ...
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Messages app on iPhone do not play alert/vibrate for SMS received from some numbers

I get no sound (or vibration) in my iPhone when a I receive a message from certain numbers. The number is not listed in my Contacts, it's a very short number sent containing SMS sent by my bank with ...
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Why do I get notifications about new Photos memories from a decade ago?

Every so often, I get a notification from Photos (on macOS) that I have a new memory. But it's not of recent events. I just got a new memory that includes some pictures I took, and imported into my ...
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Intercept Macos notifications

I would like to create an App (Python or whatever language) that would be able to "intercept" other apps notifications before they appear and sometimes block them. Do you known if it is possible ? I ...
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Mojave upgrade notification does no more pop up

After delaying many times the upgrade of High Sierra to Mojave, now the Mojave upgrade notification does no more pop up since more than one month or two, and it does not show up in App Store Update ...
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Is there any way to see missed News.app notifications on iOS?

A lot of times I'll see an interesting headline but am busy and have to open to something else Are they just lost to time?
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How to change the time for News.app notifications on Mac?

Though News app is not available in India, the widget is and I managed to use it with the help of this question. For better working, I went to settings in the App Store and tried changing my country ...
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How to stop “NTFS new version”, or any notification for that matter?

I used paragon NTFS for a while and then deleted it from applications folder. I also removed the dmg file(I know it would not stop notifications). But I keep getting notifications like this everyday....
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Tapping on notification unlocks my iPhone 8

When my iPhone is locked and I have notifications, certain ones allow me to touch the notification and it unlocks the iPhone without requiring me to authenticate by entering a passcode or Touch ID. ...
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Thunderbird : how to open mail from notification in a new tab?

When I click on a notification, the received email is opened in a new window. Is it possible to setup Thunderbird/macOS in order to always open it in a new tab? macOS Mojave 10.14.5 / Thunderbird 60....
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Temporarily turn off all notifications on iPhone

I don't want my iPhone to vibrate, show me banners, etc., when I toggle the desired setting. I tried Do Not Disturb but I don't find it solving the intended purpose. How can I turn off all ...
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Multiple alerts sent by Calendar in Mojave 10.14.5

Since I updated the system to Mojave, Calendar has started sending duplicate emails as event alerts. Sometimes I get as many as 13-15 copies of the same alert. Has anyone had the same problem, and ...
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How to use lock screen events as a trigger for a script?

My Magic Mouse 2 died today and I thought it would be cool if I could use the locking of the screen as a trigger to send a push notification to my iPhone to remind me to plug my mouse in to charge. I ...
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Flash screen for Slack alerts

I have enable the option to "Flash screen when an alert sound occurs" under Accessibility setting in System Preferences. It works successfully with many apps such as Microsoft Outlook but not with ...
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Move notifications to smaller display on the right side

OS: High Sierra I have dual displays and want notifications in the upper-right corner of my smaller secondary display, which is to the right of my larger primary. Initially, in System Settings, I ...
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Don't show notifications for auto-archived emails in Mail app

I have a backup client on my computer that automatically sends me emails for each completed backup task each day. On Gmail I have a filter set up to make these emails skip my inbox (straight to ...
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How can I have my mac display a reminder when it connects to a particular network? [duplicate]

I'd like my mac to display a reminder with a customized message every time it connects to a certain network. The network can be distinguished by whether my mac's local IP address falls into a few ...
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Mail notification deletes the message from both mailboxes

I have two college mail accounts setup in Mail.app which are common in some mailing lists of my institute. When some message is sent over those, I get a notification, I click it and the message is ...
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How to interact with notification center alerts using keyboard?

if a notification shows up in mac os via the notification center, how can i focus on it to select the choices using only the keyboard?
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Pipe Terminal Output To Notification, If Output Contains Specific Phrase?

I have a long series of commands that I run on a semi-regular basis. Sometimes, completion of the commands requires user input via password prompt or other responses and sometimes information is ...
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Selectively Disable Notifications/Alerts Calendar

Is it possible to only receive notifications in a shared calendar of events that you are invited to or that you created yourself? I don't need alerts or notifications to an event I only want to be ...
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Phone charge initiation vibration missing

My phone (iPhone XS Max iOS 12.1.4) used to vibrate when I put it on the wireless charging pad but now i realize it has stopped doing that. I looked under Notifications and under Sounds and Haptics ...
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Is it possible to send notification to Apple Watch but show alert on iPhone?

I want to receive notifications for Messages.app on my Apple Watch (so that I can see the notifications in the control center), but I don't want my watch to vibrate every single time I get a message. ...
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How do we mute the <censored> Facebook app?

IOS 12.1.4 (16D57) on iPhone MG5D2LL/A With Facebook not allowed to give any notifications except badges, … the sound turned off for Facebook in notification settings, … notifications turned off in ...
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iphone 7 - messages on lock screen showing separately from the same sender

In the past, messages from the same sender would group as one notification on my lock screen e.g. Ann 7 messages Since turning my phone on and off, suddenly multiple messages from the same sender are ...
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iPhone does not show notifications for missed calls

At some point in the past couple of months, my iPhone 8 has stopped giving me notifications when I miss a call. No notification appears on the lock screen and no badge appears on the phone app ...
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USB audio ducks when Notifications happen

I'm using a USB DAC (FiiO BTRK3). When my Mac gets a notification, it ducks the rest of the audio for about 2 seconds. It's a big duck too; All the way to 0 it seems. It doesn't happen when I'm ...
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show notifications of new e-mails without displaying the content

When my iPad is locked, you can still read notifications of new e-mails. the app in question is gmail. for privacy reasons I wish that with the iPad blocked you could not read the content of the e-...
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Is there a way to change the notification time for High Sierra or Mojave? [duplicate]

Found an old solution, but it doesn't work anymore: http://osxdaily.com/2014/01/29/change-notifications-banner-time-mac-os-x/ This also doesn't work and only works on older OS: How to change how long ...
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Is it possible to set up my Apple Watch to show notifications for apps for which I have disabled notifications on my iPhone? If so, how?

I have disabled notifications for pretty much every app on my iPhone. But because the Watch represents a different context, I would like to have some of those apps show notifications on my Watch, ...
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How can I disable missed call notifications on iOS 12?

If I miss a call where no message is left, I don't want to know about it. How can I disable notifications for missed calls without disabling notifications for voicemail messages?
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Way to temporarily disable badge notifications while using iPhone?

I thought the Do Not Disturb does this, but apparently it only disables calls and notifications when then the phone is locked. I like playing rhythm games on my phone and idk why everyone suddenly ...