1. rollingrock1988's Avatar
    Just wondering if the notification bar shows little icons of the types of messages. I know there is a preview that pops up, but when it folds back up into the top bar, does it show the notification icons?

    I am wondering because I have a BB and it does so in the search bar in OS 6. But also, it's on android and I like that as well.

    Just curious because I am thinking of making the jump (I am a very happy Mac owner.) Though I still love my BB.

    Thank you.
    06-13-2011 04:21 PM
  2. rgar3388's Avatar
    No it does not. Just badges on the apps themselves.
    06-13-2011 04:26 PM
  3. rollingrock1988's Avatar
    Oh I see thank you for answering so quickly.
    06-13-2011 04:27 PM
  4. BLiNK's Avatar
    if Apple were to push out statusbar icons i would crap my pants. literally
    06-13-2011 04:44 PM
  5. ChrisGonzales90's Avatar
    I'd be happy if they just had a single icon like a ! or even a smaller verison of this



    To let people know that they have notification(s)
    06-13-2011 05:20 PM
  6. fmalloy's Avatar
    It makes sense is to have an "outstanding notifications" icon in the status bar - this way, if notifications come and go, you'll always know if there are unread alerts. Seems like a big oversight...

    Even if there is no space in the status bar for a new icon they could do other things with it:

    - Flash the time
    - Alternate the time with the new icon
    - Put the status bar in reverse video
    - Scroll the status bar icons to show the new icon
    - Flash the camera LED periodically

    Anyone else see this as a big limitation? I can see people constantly pulling down the notification center to make sure they haven't missed anything...
    06-13-2011 05:27 PM
  7. redbeard's Avatar
    if Apple were to push out statusbar icons i would crap my pants. literally
    They need to, otherwise their notification system is still lacking.

    It'll be be fixed in no time in Cydia though..
    06-13-2011 09:23 PM
  8. draztikrhymez's Avatar
    Its not too bad since the app icons have number badges. I was hoping of notifications closer to webOS since those have been the best I've seen so far.
    06-13-2011 11:01 PM
  9. BLiNK's Avatar
    badges don't do squat when your in lockscreen mode. c'mon Apple, you're so close!
    06-13-2011 11:39 PM
  10. ghostface147's Avatar
    Just give me a way to clear notifications from the lock screen itself.
    06-13-2011 11:54 PM
  11. draztikrhymez's Avatar
    badges don't do squat when your in lockscreen mode. c'mon Apple, you're so close!
    There are notifications on the lock screen
    06-14-2011 03:07 AM
  12. fmalloy's Avatar
    There are notifications on the lock screen
    Notifications are not shown on the lock screen if they came in while the phone was unlocked.

    So basically, if the phone is unlocked and you're not looking at it, if a notification comes in and then disappears using the banner, when the phone locks the notification is NOT shown.
    BLiNK and redbeard like this.
    06-14-2011 12:50 PM
  13. kilcher's Avatar
    Notifications are not shown on the lock screen if they came in while the phone was unlocked.

    So basically, if the phone is unlocked and you're not looking at it, if a notification comes in and then disappears using the banner, when the phone locks the notification is NOT shown.
    I have to think that's something that will be fixed by the final release. If not, that's a huge oversight.
    06-14-2011 01:13 PM
  14. BLiNK's Avatar
    Notifications are not shown on the lock screen if they came in while the phone was unlocked.

    So basically, if the phone is unlocked and you're not looking at it, if a notification comes in and then disappears using the banner, when the phone locks the notification is NOT shown.
    this was one of the first things i noticed..

    i also wish that notifications can be deleted/removed one at a time from the Notification Center
    06-14-2011 04:37 PM
  15. Ipheuria's Avatar
    I have to think that's something that will be fixed by the final release. If not, that's a huge oversight.
    I also feel this way too, alot of people are treating this like it's going to be the final release. So many things can change by then so lets see what happens in the next betas to come.

    I think they should have an easter egg where Steve's voice comes on over the speaker "You have a new message *****, How's that for a notification!" lol it would be the talk of the web.
    Last edited by Ipheuria; 06-14-2011 at 05:57 PM.
    06-14-2011 05:54 PM
  16. redbeard's Avatar
    I also feel this way too, alot of people are treating this like it's going to be the final release. So many things can change by then so lets see what happens in the next betas to come.

    I think they should have an easter egg where Steve's voice comes on over the speaker "You have a new message *****, How's that for a notification!" lol it would be the talk of the web.
    And once it's jailbroken, you can make that a reality!
    06-14-2011 10:52 PM
  17. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Good idea I'm so doing that!
    06-14-2011 11:42 PM
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