How to Use Notifications on your Mac!

in tutorial •  6 months ago

Would you like to learn with me how to use notifications on a Mac because this will be useful for you to choose which ones you want, silent them at certain times, and easily use your favorite widget apps?

How to Use Notifications on your Mac!

I have been using Macs for years and even if I have used the "Notification Center," I haven't really used the widget tab and I left the default ones without setting them up.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac!

Today, I am going to show you how to use notifications on your Mac.

You can access them when clicking on the icon completely at the right.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

This is what you see then. I have social media and website notifications here.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

If you click the "Today" tab, you will see your widgets and that's what I haven't looked into until now.

You can see that there is the date in big, you can have world clocks, a calculator, and more.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

When you scroll down, you can see more widgets: a calendar, which I haven't used, the weather for as many cities as you want and your stocks.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

These are the widgets installed by default and you can set each of them as you want like the clocks.

You just have to click the little "info" icon.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

This will open an editor like this where you can add a new clock or remove one.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

Click "Done" when you are done.

Then, at the bottom is where you can add more widgets.

Just click the "Edit" button.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

You will then see your installed widgets at the left and the ones that you can add at the right.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

Click the "red minus" sign will remove a widget and the "green plus" sign will add one. You can move the position of your widgets up and down.

When you are finished, click "Done."

When your come back to your notifications, at the top there is a slider to turn the "Do not Disturb" option ON.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

When doing this all notifications will not show for 24 hours.

If you want to customize this option, you can click the little icon at the bottom right and the "Notifications" panel will show.

There, you can set a time where notifications will not show, at night for example.

You can also access this through the "System Preferences"

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

Let's go back to the widgets and you will notice that I have removed the "Stocks" widget because I don't have any stocks.

All my investments are in Steem and cryptocurrency and I hope to find widgets for that later.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

Now, let's add a new widget and click on the "AppStore" button.

You will see this window: "Notification Center Widgets."

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

Some widgets are free and some others are paid.

We are going to look at the "Todoist" widget.

You have all the info about the app and if you want it, then click the "Get" button.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

You will have to click the "Install App" button.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

This window will ask for your Apple ID and password, and you will have to sign-in.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

That should install the app if your password is correct, and then you can click the "open" button.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

At the bottom of the widget panel, you will see "1 New" that you can click.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

You will then see the new app added and if you click the "green plus" sign it will install the widget.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

That's the widget that I can use immediately.

How to Use Notifications on your Mac

I can open "Todoist" or add a task.

That's all for today and I hope you enjoyed the tutorial.

I will explore further what widgets will be useful for me to have and I hope that you will have fun doing the same.

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looks like a pretty nifty way to not to get distracted when you have some serious stuff to do.

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Yes, that's useful. Thank you @dali.soh for your comment.

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very good job dear.
enjoyed a lot your tutorial.

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Thank you very much @mahadihasanzim.

Hai @gmichelbkk Can I ask other topic to you?

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Yes @gayocoffeefarm, you can ask other topics.

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Maybe this is silly questions for you. I want to improve my account steemit, but my voting power is low, I see some people get steem power delegation from other. So.. I want to ask how I can get/borrow steem power delegation from other people because I can't buy steem power.

Reason

I hope I can rebuild my garden when my level is hight in steem lol:)
Sorry my English is not perfect

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That's very difficult to get a delegation from other people because they expect something in return. They may delegate to you if you do a good job curating content or writing awesome posts, or they might delegate to get back interests from you, but I don't think they will delegate to help you improve your garden. The best way to do it is to buy the delegation and I suggest blocktrade.us. If you want to finance a project, like your garden, you might want to look at crowdfunding with fundition.io. i have 2 posts about them.

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Improve garden only joke hehee
I want to improve my account
Thanks for information

much more practice now, good tutorial

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Thank you for commenting @jesusp98.