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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Making a push notification alert more aggressive

Is it possible to change how a push notification behaves when it's received on an iOS device and/or Apple Watch? I ask because I have a diabetes tracking app for my step-daughter that only sends ...
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How to stop receiving notifications on turned off calendar in ios 12?

I have iphone 6plus, ios 12. I have several calendars and one of them is a work calendar (marked as Exchange Activesync in the attached photo). On some days I want to turn off the calendar and stop ...
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How to turn off notifications sounds when OS X is in Do Not Disturb mode? (High Sierra)

Toggling "Do Not Disturb" blocks banners/alerts for notifications, but I still hear the sound when I, for example, get a message. Is there any way to mute the Notification sounds without muting the ...
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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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Is it possible to ungroup email notifications on the lock screen?

Grouped notifications for other applications provide a "count more notifications" I can tap to ungroup and read the individual notifications In a stack. Email notifications do not provide this for me. ...
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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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How can I get Apple Watch style Activity reminders on iPhone / iPad

Example: watchOS reminds users to that it’s “Time to stand!”. Is there any way to leverage the default apps provided by Apple to get these notifications on iOS devices? The default reminders app is ...
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Photos - “You have a new memory”

"You have a new memory"... No I don't, I have the same dodgy recollection of the past that I always did. "What was for dinner yesterday?"... not a clue unless I look at the dribbles down my shirt. ...
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Google Calendar Notification not making any sound on iPhone 6

I am on iOS 12.1.2 I would like to use only ONE app for all my reminders and task management. I think Google Calendar fits the bill nicely. Beautiful web-interface, pretty app, reminders, events ...
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Remove uninstalled applications from the Notifications system preferences

I noticed that in my Notifications system preferences there two entries for Twitter (the old one with the white icon) and the new one. The old Twitter application is long gone. How can I remove ...
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Can I receive emergency alerts on an IPad through WiFi?

I have an iPad Pro with iOS 12.1.1, WiFi only (it has a cell modem but I never activated it), in USA. Can I enable wireless emergency alerts somehow? Like the NWS and AMBER alerts I get on my phone. ...
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Disable the “Connection lost” message when Bluetooth keyboard out of range

I have an Apple Bluetooth keyboard connected to my mid 2014 Macbook Pro. Sometimes I use the computer on my lap, in a room which is just on the threshold of connectivity. Every few minutes I get a ...
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No notifications of new voicemails on iPhone despite being able to play them

I am not receiving notification of new voicemails on my iPhone 4 (model A1349). The voicemails are available and I can listen to them if I check but I receive no notification when a new one arrives. ...
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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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Desktop notifications doesn't appear at all when Mirror Displays option is checked

When the "Mirror Displays" option is not checked, I am getting desktop notifications on the display which has the "white bar" in System Preferences/Display/Arrangement - and that's working fine, but ...
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iPhone X, iOS 12.1.2 - Whatsapp concern

I am looking for a specific setting within whatsapp. Namely, i wish to set the notifications in a way that the only visible thing is "notification" rather than the current Name+Surname+Notification/...
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Repeated alerts after a missed call on an Iphone

How can I get repeated alerts after a missed call on an iPhone SE? I am looking for some way to blink the LED flash and vibrate, periodically after a call has been missed. This periodic blinking ...
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How to archive iOS notifications?

I'd like to record/save my iOS notifications (e.g., games and apps) as they come in as part of a statistics project, and would prefer to have them automatically recorded rather than taking manual ...
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What determines when my Apple Watch uses a haptic tap for a notification?

Some notifications on my Apple Watch (e.g. Viber) use a haptic tap when they appear on my Apple Watch. Others (e.g. Facebook) do not. What determines whether a haptic tap is used or not? Is this ...
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Silencing “Your disk is almost full” notifications. What works? [duplicate]

I've tried this Silencing "Your disk is almost full" notification That didn't work. I've tried deleting "diskspaced" from the disk using sudo, it didn't allow me to delete it. What's a ...
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Permission to buy notifications no longer received

I used to receive the permission notifications when my son tried to buy something from the App Store, but a few weeks ago this just stopped. I've tried everything: buying from 2 different iPads ...
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Notification badges doesn't work well with multiple iOS devices

When I check, say, my new Instagram direct messages on my iPhone, the red notification badge doesn’t automatically disappear from the Instagram app on my iPad, until I open it. The same thing happens ...
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Pause notications in OSX whilst in a meeting

I use the in built reminders application in OSX 10.10.5 which pops up notifications to my screen, this is also true for mail and iMessages. This is great most of the time, but when giving a one to ...
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iOS 12 tapping on notification to open app not working

I've been looking online and I haven't found any articles about changing this on the new iOS update. Ever since I updated, it has the cool new feature of grouping notifications. My biggest issue is ...
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Turn off Skype 8.11 chat notification sounds

I upgraded to Skype 8.11 from 7.x and found that I am now getting audio notifications when I receive a chat message. In the previous version of Skype you had fine-grained control over the notification ...
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Remove notifications for one specific email account on Mountain Lion's Mac Mail

Is it possible to set or disabled Mail notifications on a per-account basis on Mountain Lion's notification center? I have shared an email address that gets a lot of emails that I only need to check ...
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How do I remove notifications from certain websites not in my Chrome or Safari browsers?

I am getting notifications from sites I have visited in the past such as SitePoint. I have gone to the Chrome extensions and I do not see it there and I checked out my MacBook notifications, nothing ...
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Can Safari receive desktop notifications from YouTube or Facebook?

Since switching from Chrome to Safari, I've noticed that I no longer have an option to enable desktop notifications from YouTube or Facebook. For example, going to YouTube's settings > account ...
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How can I force HomeKit to send me a SMS/Notification alert (or email) if the basement floods?

I use HomeKit to simplify home management for the elderly. One of the things I want to address is the failure of a sump-pump, or flooding condition. Is there a way I can cause a HomeKit sensor to ...
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macOS High Sierra Calendar notifications appear but have the wrong event time

I have a (recurring) meeting notice in my calendar. On my iPhone and on macOS I get the (half-an-hour before) alert, but they display differently! On my iPhone it is displayed as "Meeting notice .......
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Display Slack notifications on both screens

I'm using my Macbook while it's connected to a larger display. I'm mostly working off the larger display. Is there a way for notifications to be displayed on both screens simultaneously? I'm ...
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How do I stop getting notifications to Try Safari on Mac [duplicate]

I'm getting these stupid reminders to TRY SAFARI. As I don't trust Apple, how do I stop them from trying to push products on me on my personal system where in my opinion, these advertisements should ...
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How to silence “Your disk is almost full” notification on MacOS Mojave 10.14.1 (18B75)

I'm getting this message every 2 min and it really drives me crazy!!! I already tried following things that were suggested here. It still pops-up every 2 min. Some outputs of my machine: $ defaults ...
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Is it possible to change the location of native or Chrome notifications?

All of them are by default in the top right corner and native notifications cover those from Chrome. (MacOS Sierra) FYI: the only workaround I've found so far is to use native macOS notifications in ...
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Is there a Notification Center icon cache? Trying to change Apple app icons but they change to default app icon

I have tried unsuccessfully to change the Apple system app icons (Mail, Messages, Reminders, etc) in LiteIcon on macOS Sierra 10.12. After applying the new icon, the Dock icon and the main icon seems ...
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Mac OS and Facebook Integration: Select Push notifications from Facebook

Is it possible to selectively turn off the notifications I receive from Facebook on Mac OS? In the system settings "Internet Accounts" I can only enable or disable the entire notification function. ...
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Mac Mail: How to have mail popups show for only a couple seconds

Whenever I get mails from Mail on my mac, they just stays there until I have to manually close the notification. Is there anyway to make the popups automatically go away after 1-2 seconds? Photo:
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Apple Watch: Ring Close Notifications even on Silent and Do Not Disturb

When I do my workout in the morning I don't want to get any notifications. I put the watch on Do Not Disturb, Silent, and Theater Mode. This silences all notifications from my phone ... Except, at ...
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How to set all Google Chrome notifications act like alerts?

According to Settings > Notifications there are two types of notifications Banners and Alerts. Banners appear in the upper-right corner and go away automatically. Alerts stay on screen until ...
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iPhone 7 Plus Battery Life draining?

I feel like my iPhone 7 Plus battery life has gotten seriously bad at the point where I sometimes run trough 2 full charges a day. I got the iPhone in mid-November. I get between 4-5 hours of usage ...
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Some text notifications display tel+ phone number rather than the person's name [duplicate]

I don't see a lot of stuff out there about this. When one contact (that I know of) texts me, the iPhone notification screen shows tel:+[[phone number]] rather than the person's name. Has anyone seen ...
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Receiving an Unknown iOS Notification — Audio Only

I occasionally receive an iOS notification (an Apple push notification) that has sound only and no text. Because it has no text, it does not appear in the notification center and I therefore cannot ...
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Tmux hampers osascripts display notification

I like to show notifications from scripts using osascript -e 'display notification "Some text"'. This works fine from the plain shell but it stop working when in tmux. It just doesn't show the ...
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Keyboard shortcut to dismiss notifications

I'd like to be able to dismiss and open notifications with the keyboard (Not talking about opening/closing the notification center) Is this possible? And if so, how?
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How do I clear All OS X notifications with 1 click?

I have notifications in the OSX Notification Center, as for most of my apps I am using the setting, "Show in Notification Centre: 10 Recent Items" This is a good setting but rather than have a very ...
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How to close / remove the “upgrade OSX” notification ?

I keep getting an "upgrade OSX" notification (see screenshot below) with the only options being to "install" or "details" which provides more info. I want to do neither, is there a way i can just ...
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VIP Alert Notification

Is there a way to set up VIP Alert Notifications to allow the sound even when my iPhone is on silent? I want to be able to receive notification of VIP emails during the night, but do not want the ...
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Not receiving notifications form discord

I began using Discord about a week ago now. When asking me access to notifications, I denied accidentally. Now, however, I have missed 50 messages from my friends and I'd like to know how to allow ...
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Automatically dismiss/prevent notifications for reminders that were already completed on another device?

I have a reminder that is repeated daily. I use three different Apple devices (work mac, home mac, phone) with the same iCloud account. When I complete the reminder on device 1, Apple still shows me ...
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No emergency alerts on iPhone

I have "Emergency Alerts" enabled on my iPhone, but I do not receive alerts on it. Emergency alerts are enabled, but Amber alerts are off. I know that some alerts have gone out today because I have an ...