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How to get desktop notifications for Gmail in OS X without using Mail

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You can use Gmail's web app and get Notifications in OS X with Aura.
You can use Gmail's web app and get Notifications in OS X with Aura.
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If you use Gmail – and let’s face it, most of us do – one of the biggest draws of using an external app, like OS X Mail, is being able to get Notifications when new emails arrive. Unfortunately, many email apps don’t support Gmail’s best features natively, like labeling, search or automatically filtered inboxes.

If you’d like to get Notifications when a new Gmail comes in, but continue to use the Gmail web app instead of a dedicated client, here’s how.