Apple details the basics of Push Notification in iPhone OS 3.0

Apple has published a support document explaining the basics of Apple's Push Notification Service in iPhone OS 3.0.

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Apple released a new support document detailing the basics of Apple's Push Notification Service in iPhone OS 3.0. You can read more about this service in our previous post here .

According to the support document:


  • If you don't have an option for Notifications in the Settings menu, then you don't have an app installed that supports notifications.

  • An app needs to be used at least once before it will receive any notifications.

  • The iPod Touch can receive notifications any time when the screen is on and Wi-Fi is connected. If the screen is asleep, the iPod Touch will check every 15 minutes for a notification.

  • You can disable notifications for an app in the Settings menu

  • If you restore a backup to your iPhone or iPod Touch, you'll need to use an app at least once to get notifications again.

 

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