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    #1 Underoath777, Jun 24, 2009
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    Hey. Can anyone tell me how push works please? I just got the new iphone 3GS and i got the AP mobile app but im not sure how it works or what do i have to enable.
    Oh and what other apps support push?
    THanks!
     
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    The makers of the app set up a server.When you get say, a new IM then the server sends a message to Apple's servers. Apple's servers then send your device a message.

    Open a Push enabled app and you will get a notification asking if you will allow it to push notices. Say yes.

    In Settings there will be a new area called Notifications located under Airplane Mode and Wi-Fi.

    There you can turn all push notifications off or for specific applications or even specific kinds of notices.

    AIM, BeejiveIM, IM+, Star Defense, Tap Tap Revenge 2 all have Push enabled
     
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    Oh i get it, but i thought AP mobile had push on it. Im gonna try it with IM+. Thanks again for the response!!
     
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    I never used it so I didn't know. I just assumed it was cause you said you had it and couldn't get push to work.

    luckily it's a quick download. After you open the app click the country you are in and the Push Notification pop up appears asking for permission. Then give the app your zip code, pick the headlines you want, and it's good to go
     
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    #5 Underoath777, Jun 24, 2009
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    Thats weird, i never got that push notification.
    EDIT: I did get the notification after deleting the app and re-installing it but when I go to Settings- Notifications it says it is off and when I tap it there are no options to turn it on/off
    EDIT #2: After trying many different things, I found out that you have to select a US city in order to get Push notifications. I live in Canada and this app isnt even on the Canadian App Store, thank GOd it was for free because I have an American itunes account with no credit card. :)
     
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    Is there any way I can set up push notifications (text popup) for Mail?
     
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    Hmm.. Then you are talking about push email. So you'll need a mobileme or an exchange account that supports push email.
     
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    yahoo also does push.

    But to answer the original question by marioman, No. You can't get the text pop up for emails.
     

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