Recommendations for pushing a message from macOS to iOS?

Working on a Python script on macOS, when it finds something I want to send myself a message on my iPhone. I’m looking at Twilio. What else am I missing that’s simpler and easier? Thanks!

Maybe PushBullet

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I’ve been using Pushover for years from the command line to send me notifications for completing scripts. I’ve never had any issues with it, so that could be another one to look at, and it is certainly Python-friendly.

https://support.pushover.net/i44-example-code-and-pushover-libraries#python

You could also use a web hook from something like IFTTT / Zapier / Integromat to trigger a notification for Pushcut if you want to trigger something next.

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Hi @speedmaster, my strength is not in creating scripts. Keyboard Maestro helps me a lot.

I have for notifications of actions on the Mac (here 1Password Autofill) once the (iOS & macOS) App Pushover:

If I want to have a choice of several Siri shortcuts/actions in the notification, I use the (iOS only) App Pushcut:

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Lots of good ideas in here, thanks all!

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Twilio is great if you need SMS notifications, especially if you want to hook into Integromat (or presumably Zapier, IFTTT, etc.). A nice benefit is that you can also send texts to other people (I think if they OK it — I don’t remember offhand).

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Another vote for Pushover. Been using them for years and they’re very solid, and their Twitter account will alert you if they are experiencing any issues.

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I also use Pushover but when I need to send a message to a team I use Slack. The integration is very easy and you can set up an account for free. The Slack app is available on many platforms including iOS and integrates with the notification centre well.

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Thx everyone! I got my python script running on macOS, using cron it runs every hour, if it finds a hit that interests me it sends my iPhone a push notification w Pushover and the proper URL to see the plane. :slight_smile:

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