Clearing Badge's (Messages)

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by duck33, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. duck33 macrumors regular

    Feb 25, 2008
    I use the Notification Center all the time.

    When I get a text/imessage, I read it and clear it from within Notification Center. Why can't it automatically clear the badge on the Message app as well?

    I hate having to open the message app just to clear the badge. You think Apple would have thought of a setting like that no?
  2. staccato83 macrumors 6502a


    Sep 9, 2008
    Las Vegas
    Apple did think of that setting.

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  3. duck33 thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 25, 2008
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    Lol! I have no clue how I missed that. I'm such an idiot.
  4. curtisinoc macrumors 6502

    Mar 13, 2011
    Southern California
    No you're not . . . I think I see what you may be saying.

    If I get a banner message in the notification center, and I clear that message, the badge still remains on the "messages" icon/app until you open the "messages" app. When the message is cleared on the badge, I think the badge should also be cleared.

    Staccato83's solution does not display the badge at all on incoming messages.
  5. WordMasterRice macrumors 6502a

    Aug 3, 2010
    Upstate NY
    This, I wish that clearing the NC got rid of badges since you have essentially acknowledged the notification.
  6. ericg301 macrumors 65816

    Jun 15, 2010

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