Tapatalk Update / Config

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Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby Bigbear3764 » Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:49 pm

I saw there was an update for Tapatalk today. Haven't gotten home to load it off the wifi yet.


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Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby GeekNJ » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:20 pm

On all my other forums I view with Tapatalk, I receive notifications on my phone for PMs and Subscriptions. For Waze, I do not receive Tapatalk app notifications. It doesn't seem to be a config on my phone from what I can tell. Is the forum here configured to provide notifications to Tapatalk users?

I get the standard email notifications when subscribed to a topic or when I receive a PM on the Waze forums, but nothing direct to Tapatalk.

http://www.tapatalk.com/activate_tapata ... ugin=phpbb
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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby GeekNJ » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:15 pm

Yup - tried doing that too (removing another account). Waze just won't show up under Notification Options in settings.

Just got an account on Tapatalk forum so I'll post there and see what folks say.
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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby gerben » Wed Sep 12, 2012 9:10 pm

Maybe it is restricted to 3 forums... Did you try deleting one of the other forums?
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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby GeekNJ » Wed Sep 12, 2012 8:57 pm

Hmmm - I get something similar for 3 other forums but not Waze.

When I open the Tapatalk app (I'm on an Android), it shows 4 forums. The 4th forum listed is Waze and it shows:
Waze Forum
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When I go to Settings in Tapatalk and I click on the Notification settings, it lists Private Message and doesn't show Waze and it lists Subscribed Topic and doesn't show Waze. if I click either of those settings, it opens a pop-up window listed the 3 other forums, all selected, and no Waze to select.

I just deleted Waze from Tapatalk on the phone, closed Tapatalk, restarted it, added it back and the same thing. Maybe I'll ask the question over at Tapatalk.
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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby GeekNJ » Wed Sep 12, 2012 7:07 pm

I know push/pull, but I get neither from Waze. Seems Waze doesn't support "pull" notifications either, at least as far as my device is concerned.
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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby dmcconachie » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:46 pm

Push notifications are sent to the device similar to SMS. Up until now Tapatalk has used Pull notifications, ie the app polls the forum periodically depending on your settings and then downloads anything new.

Pushes tend to be quicker, usually almost instant. Push also uses less data and less battery.

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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby GeekNJ » Wed Sep 12, 2012 6:34 pm

I don't have any beta version of Tapatalk unless their released version on Google Play / Amazon App Store is their beta version.

I receive notifications for subscriptions and PMs for other forums and it has been that way for a while. That or they mean something different by "push notifications" and what I receive on those other forums isn't push notification. In that case, I'm still not receiving any client based tapatalk alerts for Waze PMs or subscriptions like I am for other forums.
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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby GeekNJ » Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:55 pm

bigbear3764 wrote:I saw there was an update for Tapatalk today. Haven't gotten home to load it off the wifi yet.
TWhat we're discussing here about the push notifications appears to be server based config and not a client app issue as long as your client is relatively recent. I've got push updates on my Android app since I think I've owned the smartphone app.
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Re: Tapatalk Update / Config

Postby GeekNJ » Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:55 pm

Yes - I was referring to the "push notifications" as Tapatalk calls them. I guess though my phone shows I would receive notifications for this forum, it's not checking that the Waze forum itself is configured to actually push the notifications to me.

Hopefully the Waze team will update/config the forums to support the new feature.
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