How to customize notifications on Mac

Mac notifications are essential for everyday computer use. Just like the iPhone, they provide important updates for reminders, new messages, incoming emails, and more. All of this is still stored in Notification Center so you don’t miss anything.

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To make experience with notifications even better, you can tweak them in each app individually to make them even more functional. You can change parameters such as screen display time and displayed banner format. Or, you can disable for an app that abuses the privilege with nuisance alerts.

Like it? So, follow the step-by-step steps we’ve prepared for you to learn how to customize notifications on Mac easily below.

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Step 1:

enter the System Preferences app. Then click on the “Notifications” section.

Access the notifications settings in Mac preferences – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Step 2:

In the left corner of the window, click on the app you want to customize notifications. Choose whether you want to receive notifications from him and the alert style. In “Banners”, notifications appear temporarily and then disappear. In “Alerts”, notifications persist on the screen until you manually discard them.

Modify the alert display parameters – Capture screenplay: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Below, take the opportunity to modify other parameters such as display in Notification Center, play alert sound and allow warnings in the app, which displays the famous red stamp with notification count (present on iPhone and iPad).

Modify other parameters of Mac notifications – Screenshot: Thiago Furquim (Canaltech)

Modify the settings for each application to your liking and make your Apple computer experience even more productive.

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