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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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macOS shows missed call notification when answering from iPhone

When someone calls me, both my iPhone and MacBook ring. I always end up answering from my iPhone because people can't hear me when using the Mac. The problem is, when I get back to the Mac, it shows ...
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WI-Fi Calling Notification keeps coming back

This notification keeps appearing on my Mac running Mac OS X 10.13.6 (17G65): Wi-Fi Calling You can use your phone number to make and receive calls directly on this Mac using Wi-Fi. I have: ...
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Disable the do not disturb banner on iOS 13 notification centre

I like do not disturb, however, I updated my iPhone to iOS 13 and now there is a banner every time I turn on do not disturb. I know I turned on do not disturb, I don't want the banner. How do I make ...
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Notifications failing on two devices

I have a question, probably for developers. I have two iPhone 11 Pro’s running iOS 13.1.3. They are exact mirrors of each other using the same Apple ID and iCloud restore. One receives most third ...
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Can I turn off banner notifications for iPhone Settings app?

As of switching to iOS13 I sometimes get banners from the Settings app about a WiFi connection or “Your iCloud storage is full.” Is there any way to turn these notifications off as banners and keep ...
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Thunderbird Notifications

I updated my iMac to Catalina today and most things seem OK. I use Thunderbird as my email client (updated to latest) but this seems unresponsive. I get notifications of new messages, but there seem ...
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MacOS is showing a badge notification on System Preferences. How can I make it disappear? [duplicate]

The badge notification is because it wants me to upgrade to Catalina. I never want to upgrade to Catalina because my hardware is too old to be run under any newer version of MacOS than I already have. ...
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How can I disable the red Software Update notification bubble on the System Preferences app in MacOS Mojave (not App Store)?

I keep the "System Preferences" app icon in my dock in Mojave. I recently checked for updates, and found one, but I'm not ready to install it just yet and the red notification dot over the settings ...
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Notifications from Reminders Wake Screen in Catalina

I have an issue in Catalina that I'm not sure how to solve. Whenever a notification from Reminders comes through on my Mac, it wakes the computer from sleep, which in turn wakes up the external ...
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Turn off AMBER alerts watchOS

I have AMBER Alerts turned off on my iPhone (iOS 13.1.2), but this morning I got an AMBER Alert on my watch. I don't see a toggle switch in the Watch app on my phone or in the Settings app on my watch ...
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No Text Notifications or Sounds from One Contact

So this is an issue that I’ve had for a few months: On my iPhone 7, currently running iOS 11.4.1, I’m not getting any sort of notification from one specific contact in my phone. No ringtone, no ...
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How to disable fullscreen system location notifications?

I keep getting a disruptive full screen pop up about once a day about Google Maps using location in the background... to save my parking spot, remember restaurants and travel destinations. "Google" ...
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Can I set the iPhone to vibrate except for one contact?

iPhone 5s, iOS 9 I currently leave my phone almost exclusively on silent mode using the switch on the side so that it vibrates on notifications. But I want it to ring when one particular person calls ...
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Is it necessary to open each app at least once after restoring from an iCloud Backup before Push Notifications will be generated?

Last week, I upgraded from iOS 12 to iOS 13 on my iPhone XS - all was fine. Due to upgrading to an 11 Pro, I then made an iCloud Backup on my XS, and then restored to the just-created backup on my new ...
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Is there a way to disable update notifications in Mojave?

Short of killing all notifications, is there a way to stop "Updates Available" notifications from showing up, for app and system updates? I already have "Automatically keep my Mac up to date" ...
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WeChat doesn't generate notification sounds on my iphone

I've been using the WeChat app which often fails to generate a notification sound when new messages are received. I've noticed that it's a common problem and switching off the battery saver mode doesn'...
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Notification from FaceTime won't disappear!

I have a notification on my MacBook that won't disappear. My FaceTime app has a notification that wont disappear without me going into settings and clicking the badge icon. I want to delete the ...
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What prompts breathe reminders on an Apple Watch?

WatchOS 3 included a breathe app that gives occasional reminders to "take a minute to breathe". What prompts these reminders? Does it monitor your heart rate to know when you're stressed, or does it ...
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How can I log all notifications? [duplicate]

Dropbox, PushBullet, Thunderbird and a dozen other apps create notifications. Is it possible to log these in a Unix-like way? I dislike the tiny messages popping up for a few seconds and then ...
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Does the OS X log notifications from the Notification Center?

The helpful companion to the OSX notifications center Growl per default logs all received notifications. You can define how big the log may get or disable logging in the application. Since the latest ...
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iPhone to make a sound when it shuts down due to low battery

Is there a way to have the iPhone make a sound just before it goes to sleep due to low battery (i.e. when battery goes from 1% to 0%)?
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How do you turn off the “Try the new Safari” notification?

In OS X Yosemite and OS X El Capitan, when starting Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, there is an invasive, annoying, and persistent notification, titled "Try the new Safari." There is only two ...
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iPhone not vibrating when Messages notifications is disabled on Mac

When I turn off notifications for Messages on macOS, I don’t get a vibration or sound from my iPhone on incoming texts when I’m using my Mac at the same time. It still delivers them silently there, ...
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Disable all iOS notifications

I have set up an old iPhone 5 for my grandmother (85) which I set up with Apple Configurator to be in single app mode for the phone only. I had turned off all the notifications, and made sure that ...
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iOS 12 notifications appearing twice or not at all

Hi everyone I have 2 problems with my iPhone 6s since upgrading to iOS 12 (not sure if this has anything to do with it). For the past week I’ve been getting Messenger and text message notification ...
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iMessage badge count not showing up on my iPhone

On my iPhone 6s the iMessage count (on the Messages app icon) is no longer showing up? I checked Settings > Notifications > Messages and it is showing active. Can someone tell me what I need to do ...
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Where did this “listen to music now” notification come from?

For reasons I don't understand, my phone has interrupted me to tell me to listen to music now: I've checked in Settings → Notifications → Music → Music Notification Settings and all of the ...
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How to disable all iOS notifications temporarily while actively using/mirroring the device?

I use my iPad a lot as I teach, showing the students slides, videos, etc. Having a words with friends, draw something, or email notification, especially with personal content in the first line, show ...
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Why aren't Find My Friends location indicators working?

My boyfriend and I share location thru Messages and Find My Friends. I used to be able to see either a purple or gray arrow in settings whenever my location was checked...but not anymore. I just ...
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Safari push notification issue

I am trying setting up web push notification for safari I follow below tutorial to setup the push notification https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/NetworkingInternet/Conceptual/...
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Is it possible to get notifications when files/folders are accessed from my iCloud Drive?

I think my housemate may be accessing my iCloud Drive from my MacBook when I'm not at home. Is there any way to enable notifications on my phone when someone accesses a folder on my iCloud drive?
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Turn on do not disturb for single app

Is there a way to turn on do not disturb for a single app rather than all apps? Specifically, I would like to mute notifications from Outlook for Mac for about an hour. Is it possible to do this in ...
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Is there a way to disable all notifications on the iPhone?

Is there a way, when doing screen recording (for online gameplay, for example), to disable all Notifications, so that it won't interfere with screen recording? Details: It can be done by turning off ...
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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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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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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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How to disable Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) which is trying to bypass firewalls

I am using an iMac at work, and the IT security guys are raising issue with the Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) trying to bypass the proxy continually. I would like to know how I can disable ...
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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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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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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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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 (...