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 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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How to get rid of these random Norton antivirus notifications on my MacBook?

To be clear I have never installed Norton Antivirus software on my MacBook and now I have received three notifications via Chrome browser that my Norton antivirus has expired. What does this mean and ...
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Why has the notification “Disk not ejected properly” changed in Mojave?

Whenever my iMac wakes from sleep I find 'hundreds' of "Disk not ejected properly" notifications.This has only started since an upgrade to Mojave. Is there an obscure setting that I can change to ...
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Is there an easy way to make Apple Watch chime or tap hourly or more?

One of my planned uses of the Apple Watch was to use the Haptic technology to make a discreet tap on the hour and 20 minute marks, to gauge appointment times. But I was dumbfounded to see that Apple ...
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Mail Notification sound won't disable

I have disabled mail notification sounds in Mojave 10.14.6: However, the Notification sound still plays for new mail. Even setting notifications to None does not help. The alert is gone, but the ...
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How can I determine the source of these notifications? (macOS)

How can I determine the source of these notifications? I don't have any app that is called "Computing on Demand" and I can't find any reference to it on the Internet. I've thought about turning off ...
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In Catalina, how do I grant permissions to applications that haven't asked for them?

I used Fluid to create a Gmail app that would show my unread mail count in the dock. After upgrading to Catalina, the app no longer shows a badge in the dock, and I believe this is because it doesn't ...
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Why is my Mac in “Presentation Mode” after a clean reboot?

I see the following in Notification Center after a clean reboot. Any idea if there's a way to tell why the Mac thinks it's in Presentation Mode?
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Getting iMessage Notifications even when Messages app is open on computer

As the title says, I have Messages open on my mac, same iCloud account as on my iPhone. My iPhone still buzzes for every new iMessage despite having Messages open on the computer. I could have sworn ...
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How to re-enable sounds for calendar notifications?

I have my work Exchange account syncing with the default Mac OS Calendar app. Until recently, this worked very well and I would get notifications (with sound) for forthcoming events. For the last ...
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Posting Comments and Accessing Notifications on Youtube with Safari version 11.1.2

Can anyone using Safari 11.1.2 (macOS) tell me if they can post comments on Youtube and access the notifications pane on Youtube?
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Disable App Store Update Notifications - All Users

Exactly as title says, I want it to stop telling me I have updates etc in the notification bubbles, but no option to disable in sys prefs.
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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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Artifacts from notification fade-in/out windows when using VNC/Screen-Sharing

I'm using Finder's "Connect to Server" with a "vnc://..." address to access a desktop remotely, from one Mac to another (both running the latest Catalina), and have always had an issue with ...
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Xamarin iOS app is not able to execute code when it is already minimized

I have a chat application, developed on the Xamarin.Forms platform, in which users can chat with each other. I have managed c# code and UI both in the shared project. I have been facing problem since ...
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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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As a developer, how to display notifications on MacOS [closed]

I am trying to find out how to display a notification on a MacOS (macbook pro) machine. I see this: https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/LanguagesUtilities/Conceptual/...
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Why do I receive notifications and missed calls only when I open the chat apps on iPhone?

My iPhone 6s plus is connected to Wi-Fi but I only receive notifications when I open an app (WhatsApp, Messenger, viber, FaceTime and iMessage). Actually I receive e-mail notifications and I surf on ...
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what is the symbol I just saw on one of my notifications that is a small white triangle with circles behind it?

This symbol was in the upper right corner of green notification box, IPHONE MESSAGES, that had what appeared to be either recording me or playing some recording. and then just suddenly disappeared. ...
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How can Transit app vibrate my phone even with notification sounds turned off?

I've been tweaking my notification settings for various apps recently, and today I noticed something very peculiar. I was using the Transit App in Go mode as I do on most days. As I approached my ...
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Why is the System Preferences Dock icon showing a Badge?

Today I noticed that the System Preferences icon in the Dock has a red badge (containing a white '1' digit). I presume the app or the computer is trying to tell me something, but I can't figure out ...
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Prevent the Siri Watch Face from displaying Photo Memories

The Siri Watch Face, introduced with watchOS 4, automatically suggests content, including "Photo Memories" from the iOS Photos app. I'm not keen on having year-old photos on my wrist, I much prefer ...
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Notifications on dual monitors: how can I specify which monitor?

I would like to have notifications on my left monitor and not my right monitor. It's hard to see them when I'm looking at the left monitor (since they're all the way on the right side and they're ...
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Show limited reminders/notifications on iPhone lock screen (iOS 13)?

I'd like to be able to show on my iPhone lock screen notifications that I have upcoming events today, timed reminders, and suchlike, but without showing the actual details of what they are. However, I ...
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Change default alert time for birthday notifications

I use the birthday notifications on macOS Mojave. They show at 9am and I would like to show them at 6pm. Apple mentions how to change it and the options are: None On day of event (09:00) 1 day before ...
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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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Mac OS Message App Badge - “mark as read” shortcut?

Is there a way to remove the red Mac OS Message app badge without having to open the app and click on the message? I've looked through settings, preferences, etc... but the only thing I found is the ...
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Stubborn persistent meeting notification

I use my iPhone for Calendar, Contacts, and Notes (CCN). Not email. I sync my CCN with an Exchange server over my local home WiFi, i.e., I don't use the cloud. This has worked for years. Recently, ...
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How to disable swipe down for Notification Center in apps on iOS?

When I’m playing games on my iPhone and I try to do some action on the upper end of the screen I often accidentally open Notification Center, cancelling my action. In Settings I found a Setting to ...
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in iOS is it possible to silence call ringing without using Do Not Disturb?

On my phone (iPhoneSE running iOS 12.x) I rarely ever receive any legitimate phone calls, but I get loads of spam. I would like to silence all calls except for my one Emergency Contact, but without ...
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Notification on new app version in IOS app store

Is there a way to be notified when a new version of an application is published to the app store? I don't mean the general notification on the app store when opened. I would like to get an email or ...
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Phone calls on iPhone doesn't ring on Bluetooth headphones

I recently started using Bluetooth headphones. Today I received my first phone call since I started using the Bluetooth headphones, and to my surprise my iPhone rang out loud instead of playing the ...
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Mute all notifications for Microsoft Teams?

Is it possible to mute all notifications in Microsoft Teams on iPhone? Ideally there would be some mode that would allow me to mute all Teams notifications for one hour, two hours, eight hours, etc. ...
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Two different notification settings for one iMessage contact?

I have a problem with iMessage notifications from some contacts. If I turn off their notifications entirely, I'll miss some important messages. If I leave them on, I'll get bombarded with a dozen ...
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Mac pop up notifications getting cut off on the right

Recently all of my pop up notifications are getting cut off so I can only see half of it, like the computer thinks my screen is wider than it is, as you can see in the picture: I have a 2019 15 inch ...
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How can I find the source of a Mac desktop notification? [duplicate]

I installed a trial software, NTFS for Mac, and then uninstalled it (via AppZapper). However, I am still getting occasional desktop notifications and I don't know how to get rid of these. Any ...
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How can I change banner notification time on a MacBook with OS X 10.10.5?

How can I go about changing the time that a banner notification stays on the screen before disappearing? I did some research and tried the suggestion found here, but am having no success on my ...
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How to automatically hide notifications after a timeout in OS X Sierra?

Is it possible to configure the notifications that they disappear after a timeout in OS X Sierra? Currently they never disappear until I click on them, which is super annoying. I can't find any ...
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How to remove Apple calendar in-app notification for new event in subscribed shared calendar?

How can I disable the two in-app notifications for new or updated events for a shared calendar that I subscribe to? What did not work: Right-click on the shared calendar > Get info and selecting ...
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Apple Watch notifications get lost forever while it is charging

My main use for my Apple Watch 4 Cellular is receiving push notification without having to carry the iPhone with me (I use another phone). Since the notifications of third party apps are dispatched ...
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Issues with unwanted iOS Calendar notifications from shared Gmail calendars

Phone: iOS 13.3, iPhone X, App: iOS Calendar, GMAIL calendars I work in a company with a lot of shared calendars (pretty common). I'm not sure when, but sometime in the last 1/2 year (mid 2019 +), my ...
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iPhone 11 no text notification for my fiance

For the past two or three days whenever my fiancé sends me a text, I won’t get a notification or anything. I’ve checked my Do not Disturb settings and the Alerts tab on her messages and I can not ...
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Mail.app Never finishes “Downloading Messages”

On MacOS mail (Catalina, but also on 10.14), I've noticed that the client never finished downloading mail from my cPanel/WHM-based server (which has support for Apple Push for iOS, for what it is ...
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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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iPhone alarm goes off, but no sound occasionally

I think this might be as a result of push notification(s) coming in at the same time that my alarm is supposed to go off, but I have found zero information here or on the web on how to resolve this. I'...
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Calls and messages won't come through when screen is locked iPhone SE

I've been having this issue for a while now and even the newest iOS didn't seem to solve it: The problem is that sometimes I just won't receive calls and/or messages. I figured it happens completely ...
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See notifications that were recently dismissed?

Is there any way to see or review notifications in macOS that were recently dismissed? For example, today I clicked an alert notification that should have opened an application into a specific ...
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Disabling notifications for a given app from a command line

I would like to disable system noficiations for a selected application, like the Calendar in the screenshot below: How can I do that from the command line?
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How to change how long notifications stay on a Mac?

I have a webpage that will display notifications to OS X's notification (system notifications). But it will disappear in 10 to 15 seconds. Is there a way to change how long it stays? (and what ...
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Adding custom alert tone

I want to add custom alert tones onto my iphone but it is seen as ringtones. I can't generalize, even choose, the ringtone for message sound for exapmle for whatsapp. It only lists alert tones, not ...

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