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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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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Silencing “Your disk is almost full” notification

Since none of the solutions found here Silencing "Your disk is almost full" notification worked for me on Mojave, I simply disabled the deamon. sudo mv /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/...
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Unread notification badge for Notification Center

Is there any way (application?) to display some sort of notification that there are unread items in Notification Center? It could be just a badge on the icon, or the icon highlight, just anything ...
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Can I trigger an Automator workflow from a Notification Center alert?

I know there are ways to trigger Notification Center alerts inside an Automator workflow. I'd like to do the reverse. I'd like to set up an event listener which, when a particular app emits a ...
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How to make the Notification Center menu icon glow, (like Twitter does) when notifications are present?

Notification Center is pretty great, however, it's very annoying that I have to click the menubar icon or make a gesture to actually open the notification pane. How to make the Notification Center ...
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Notifications greyed out after waking up from sleep

I got a fairly new MacBook Pro and I am quite happy with it. The only thing that keeps happening all the time and frustrates me is that Notifications appear greyed and not responsive (when clicking on ...
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Applescript - Reminders - Unbearably Slow

I wanted to write a script to "push" reminders back by an hour. I came up with this: tell application "Reminders" launch set c to current date set newtime to c + 3600 set the remind ...
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Disable battery warning for bluetooth keyboard and mouse

I would like to disable the extremely annoying notification popups when my bluetooth mouse or keyboards batteries are getting low. I have enough rechargeable batteries in my drawer, so I do not need a ...
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AppleScript to read all notifications in the Notification Center OSX 10.10 Yosemite

It seems like the following AppleScript is no longer working in the latest version of the OS X 10.10 (Yosemite): on run tell application "System Events" tell process "Notification Center" ...
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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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Is it possible to stop the calculator in notification centre resetting to 0 when opened?

When using the calculator in the notification centre I often type some numbers, close the notification centre to check some notes on another window, then re-open notification centre to add the next ...
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Twitter notifications not working on macOS Sierra

I am having trouble receiving Twitter notifications on my Mac. I have the account turned on in settings (with notifications turned on) and have checked that access is given to OS X integration in ...
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Disable notification prompts Safari 10.1

I am trying to prevent notification prompts from various websites in Safari 10.1. In the past one could go preferences > notifications and uncheck Allow websites to ask for permission to send push ...
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Web clip widget in Notification Center

With the old Dashboard it's possible to create a web clip widget from Safari. As it seems like the Dashboard is getting phased out and the Notification Center is definitely a handy place to have ...
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Custom Haptic Feedback for AppleWatch

On iOS, you can create custom vibrations for contacts whenever they call you. Since I only recieve notifications through my Apple Watch, is it posible to change the haptic feedback patten depending ...
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Show all reminders in notification center

The Reminders widget for Notifications Center on macOS Sierra only seems to show today's reminders. I create a lot of reminders that don't always have a deadline or alarm set on them. How can I show ...
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Can you disable Today's Date in the Today View in Yosemite Notification Center?

While it's possible to remove the Today Summary from the view you cannot remove the date. It's superfluous while using a calendar app such as Fantastical. Any way to tweak this? Thanks.
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Getting notifications when in full-screen

Say I am running an application (e.g. Emacs) in full-screen. Sometimes I will receive a new email in Outlook or a message on HipChat and don't know it until I go back to see my dock or exit full-...
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Is there a way to keep the notification open? Prevent autohide?

Is there a way to keep the notification bar from auto hiding? I'd basically like to keep it open/expanded on the right side of my screen.
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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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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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Safari doesn't remember desktop notifications after quit and launch

I opened a couple of sites that ask for desktop notifications, like WhatsApp and Telegram. I allowed that, and i even see those sites in the 'Websites -> Notifications' panel in Preferences. I've also ...
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I don’t get a notification when I get a new text message (iPhone 5, iOS 12)

For some time now I have not been receiving notifications when getting a text message on my iPhone. Notifications for all other apps work fine, and I have checked that notifications for messages 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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No Message Notification From Android Phone

I have an iPhone 8 running iOS 11.4.1 and I have run into a rather annoying problem with the Messages app that I can't seem to remedy. My wife has an Android phone and I'm finding I am no longer ...
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Set default notification preferences, or batch modify them?

My Notification Center is a vast wasteland of unwanted alerts. I really don't want to open the Preferences pane and go through Every. Single. App. and click around to change things -- I'll give myself ...
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Why aren't my text notifications working?

I have an iPhone 6S (with iOS 11) which is working fine except for the fact that I no longer receive any push notifications whenever I receive a new text message - no sound either. All I see is a ...
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Is there a way to recover a cleared notification in macOS Sierra?

If you x out a notification (or group of notifications) or click on a notification it appears to be cleared. From time to time I wish I could see or interact with it again. Either the link doesn't ...
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Show Outlook 2016 Calendar reminders in notification centre

Is it possible to show Calender events and reminders from an Office 365 account set up in Outlook 2016 under the macOS Notification Centre? I can't seem to find a way to add them here
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Do not disturb by time per application

Is there any way to disable notification only with specific application(s) for a certain time (not permanently)? Something like Do Not Disturb, but for specific application(s). Or maybe even by ...
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Audio warning to warn you that your laptop's battery is low

I have two computers where I work back and forth, sometimes I'll launch a render on the MBP and go work on the iMac. But sometimes, I unplug the MBP, go do something else, and rendering uses up all ...
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Redirect Facebook notifications to messenger.com instead of facebook.com

When I receive a new notification concerning a new message on Facebook, clicking the notification will take me to Facebook site. Is there a way to make these notification go to messenger.com instead? ...
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How to be notified only once for new Gmail emails?

I've just moved from Android to iPhone and I'm struggling to configure my Gmail notifications to work in the same way. On Android, I had it configured so that I didn't receive further notifications ...
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More notification center keyboard shortcuts

I know there is a system wide keyboard shortcut to open the notification center and once opened you can navigate your notifications with the up/down buttons on your keyboard. But is there also a way ...
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Is it possible to tame the change notifications each reboot from Mountain Lion Server?

I have Server.app installed on 10.8.1. The only service that is configured is file sharing. No DNS, no OD. After every single reboot I get a push notification and email with the following: Network ...
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Prevent certain iPhone apps from generating notifications unless they are open

Most iPhone apps behave as expected while they are open, which is great. However, some create spam notifications while they are closed, which is not. Preventing all notifications from this class of ...
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Skype notifications disappear while there are unread messages, on iPhone

I have an iPhone SE with iOS 13.2.2 and latest Skype. Today I noticed, that notification about new messages in Skype are not shown on the lock screen. What happened was that I has a chat with a ...
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Macbook notifications cannot be silenced

I have a 2019 Macbook Pro 15" with a touch bar running macOS 10.14.6 The MacBook won't be quiet Notifications off in the notification centre, Slack told to not notify, other apps with notifying off, ...
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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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Weird Wi-Fi related issues affecting “Now Playing”, media keys and the Maps app

This is my first post here because I'm out of ideas. I'm running macOS Mojave 10.14.6 on a MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2018, i9, 32GB RAM, Radeon Pro 560X. I believe all of the following symptoms are ...
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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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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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Programmatic (AppleScript) access to notification centre history

I have followed this thread, which addresses active notifications which appear on the desktop: How do I clear All OS X notifications with 1 click?. These solutions offer programatic approaches to ...
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Disable Facebook/Hangouts notification sounds within MacOS

Recently, I have been receiving persistent audio notifications for Facebook Messenger without having any Facebook-affiliated website open. (Note: this is also occurring periodically for Google ...
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How to find out why my iPhone just beeped?

Sometimes when I have the ring/silent switch set to "ring", my iPhone will beep, and I don't know why. I've got some apps set to notify with sound, so this is totally fine with me. There's other ...
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How do I change the Apple Watch notification timeout duration?

I find that a lot of the time I am not glancing at my watch to see the most recent notification in time. It feels like you only have 3 or 5 seconds to check, otherwise the watch defaults to showing ...
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Getting notification when firewall settings have changed

I'm using packet filter engine to setup my Firewall connection. However, there might be other entities that may override my firewall settings on the same way (processes running with 'root' privileges ...
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Is there a way to suppress notifications for “Tapbacks”?

Is there a way to suppress notifications for Messages "Tapbacks", without surpassing other Messages notifications? I'd like to continue receiving notifications for messages as I currently have them ...
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What time does iOS use for Messages notifications?

According to this question notifications are based on the phones clock, but since that was a few years ago I'm wondering if it's changed. Yesterday I actually got a notification 1 minute in the ...
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Manually disable notification in terminal

I searched for this, and maybe there's some technical language I am missing or don't understand, but cannot figure it out from previous posts. I moved all autodesk applications to the trash and ...