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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...