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    Default Alerts or Banner?

    Okay, break it down, which do you prefer, Alerts or Banner, and why?

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    My god, banners all the way. Alerts force you to deal with them on their schedule instead of your own.
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    I love the banners. I have bitesms pop up as an alert though.


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    Love the banners thank goodness they put it in
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    Quote Originally Posted by naviwilliams View Post
    Okay, break it down, which do you prefer, Alerts or Banner, and why?

    Hit me
    Banners are really nice . . . I noticed that the under notifications, "Phone" is defaulted to Badges and Alerts . . . did you guys change this to banners or leave it as is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by curtisinoc View Post
    Banners are really nice . . . I noticed that the under notifications, "Phone" is defaulted to Badges and Alerts . . . did you guys change this to banners or leave it as is?

    Naviwilliams, Anyone ever say you look like KRS-1?
    I left it as is being I didnt notice the choice wonder what happens if it is changed to banners? Wonder if it has to do with a missed call or VM?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AKM1986 View Post
    I left it as is being I didnt notice the choice wonder what happens if it is changed to banners? Wonder if it has to do with a missed call or VM?
    I'm not sure either . . I changed it back and forth and didn't notice a difference . . hopefully someone will chime in with the answer
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    But don't you find the banners really small when they pop up ha. An older person would have trouble reading the font lol. Also when your phone is locked te banners dont show up right? It's only when your playing around on your phone when the banners show up on the top correct?
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    There is an option to have banners show even when the screen is locked...

    Ps: I don't look like KRS1, LOL - but I may be as big as he is...
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    But when you guys say "banners" what do u mean by that because when your phone is locked a text message pops up in your screen sort of like the old software did. Is that a banner? What's the banner exactly?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Infiniti7 View Post
    But when you guys say "banners" what do u mean by that because when your phone is locked a text message pops up in your screen sort of like the old software did. Is that a banner? What's the banner exactly?
    You have a choice of how you want your notifications to look:



    Here is a banner:



    If you don't do anything (like tap on it to launch an action), they disappear.
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    So do banners only show up when your phone is unlocked? If u didn't touch anything and used the default settings apple has for downloading the ios5 software?
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    Right. On the lock screen notification look like this:
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    I can't figure out how to get my notification to show up on the lockscreen. I can swipe down the page when the phone is unlocked and the notification center shows up but nothing on the lockscreen. Am I missing something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dixeechicken View Post
    I can't figure out how to get my notification to show up on the lockscreen. I can swipe down the page when the phone is unlocked and the notification center shows up but nothing on the lockscreen. Am I missing something?
    Did you enable it in settings?


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    I like the banners because they remind me of webOS. Nice and out of the way.
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    I looked all over the settings and can't find where to enable it
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    Quote Originally Posted by dixeechicken View Post
    I looked all over the settings and can't find where to enable it
    Settings > Notifications > Phone
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    thank you, I think I got it all figured out.
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    banners, for sure. tired of Apple shoving popups (Alerts) in my face over the years
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    The banners are nice. Reminds me of my Droid X with the pull down menu, only more polished.
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    Quote Originally Posted by paul-c View Post
    I like the banners because they remind me of webOS. Nice and out of the way.
    This exactly!
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    i love banners but i wish the screen would come down under the banner instead of being overshadowed. sometimes its hard to touch a button if its at the top while getting a notification. I wish it was like the green call banner where it just stays on top and the screen goes below it
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    Really digging the banners.
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    It's all about banners. Simple, unobtrusive, slick and the option to deal with instantly or later on.

    Perfect, now if only blasted iMessage worked as advertised....


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