How to tell if there's unread notifications?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Action, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. Action
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    May 1, 2008
    The notification center menu bar icon doesn't seem to change if has notifications. If I miss the growl-like popup, or have it disabled, how do I tell if there's unread notifications?
  2. Icy1007
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    macrumors 6502a

    Feb 26, 2011
    Las Vegas, NV
    Open the notification center or check the app icon for a badge.
  3. rorschach
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    macrumors 68000


    Jul 27, 2003
    This is one thing Apple inexplicably changed from the Developer Previews. In the first two, the Notification Center menubar icon was a dot within a circle that would light up blue when you had unread notifications:


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