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Mtt
Mtt
I really wish I knew what this badge meant in Messages. I can’t stand having badges and am diligent when it comes to clearing them. I CANNOT MAKE THIS DISAPPEAR! Update: The number indicates how many messages apps are on your phone that you have not yet enabled at any point. Simply ena... www.mattlangford.net
eli
eli

@Mtt I am not certain, but I think it means there are 24 apps installed on your device that have associated messages apps

Mtt
Mtt

@eli I thought you might be on to something. But I have more than that installed, less than that showing in messages, and no combination of those numbers equals the badge number.

¯_(ツ)_/¯

cheri
cheri

@Mtt Doesn’t that mean you have 24 apps with updates available in the App Store?

Mtt
Mtt

@cheri If it was on the App Store icon on the home page, yes. But that’s not what it means in messages (everything is updated). It also doesn’t mean anything about how many apps have messages integration. I’d bet yours has a random number too (only shows when enlarged like in screen shot).

jalvani
jalvani

@Mtt Huh, didn’t notice that. I have a “5” badge, at least right now. Like yours, it doesn’t seem to correspond to anything. Annoying.

Mtt
Mtt

@jalvani I’m sorry for ruining your day. Ha

cheri
cheri

@Mtt Gotchya.

klandwehr
klandwehr

@Mtt you might have already found this but this Mac rumor Forum seems to have a solution you might try if you haven’t already

Mtt
Mtt

@klandwehr Well, that worked. So that badge is showing how many apps have message integrations that you’ve not enabled or used. Would anyone just assume that?

Thanks for pointing me to that!

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klandwehr
klandwehr

@Mtt yeah seemed stupid to me when I read it too. It doesn't make sense to me