Notifications are a great way for your apps to keep you informed and appear in the upper-right corner of your screen. Learn how to customize alerts and use features like Notification Center and Do Not Disturb.
Notification Center shows your notifications, like a calendar alert or a missed FaceTime call. Notification Center also gives you quick access to widgets that show you information from your apps.
To open Notification Center, click in the upper-right corner of your screen, then choose what you want to do:
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Some apps also have sounds, badges, and other notifications options.
Do Not Disturb silences incoming calls and notifications and automatically turns on when your Mac is connected to a TV or projector. If you want to choose when Do Not Disturb turns on and off, choose Apple () menu > System Preferences, then click Notifications.