iPhone Not getting notifications on iPhone when using Mac

Discussion in 'iOS 11' started by tromboneaholic, May 24, 2018.

  1. tromboneaholic Suspended


    Jun 9, 2004
    Clearwater, FL
    When I’m on my Mac, I’m not getting notifications for new iMessages on the iPhone. Is this a result of using handoff? I get notifications on the iPhone without a problem if the Mac is asleep or off.
  2. ZEEN0j, May 25, 2018
    Last edited: May 26, 2018

    ZEEN0j macrumors 65816


    Sep 29, 2014
    It pushes the notifications to the device it thinks you’re using.
  3. BrianBaughn macrumors 603


    Feb 13, 2011
    Baltimore, Maryland
    I was thinking that this behavior was better than it used to be. In one of the prior versions of macOS if Messages was open, even in the background, it would mark the message as "read" and not notify me on my iPhone. Now, unless I'm actively using Messages on the Mac, I'll get a notification on my iPhone if I don't view it in macOS Messages.

    What version of macOS are you using?

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