[BUG] Actionable notification, only works with app in background

I think i have discovered a bug. And im pretty sure that this how it works. But the question is if it’s a bug or a limitation, and in that case maybe the documentation needs to be updated.

But i have discovered, that the actionable notification only works if the app is open on the phone either by being in the background or by being open.It does not work if you have completely closed the app…

The notification is sent and is received but the action taken is not send back to your hass. And off cause automation and souch triggered by any action taken will not work, because the action is not sent.

I have tested a couple of times, and i can only get it to work if the app some how is open, either fully or in background.

I’m also having issues with actionable notifications, but doesn’t appear to be affected by app status (open, background, etc).

Can you share your config so I can compare with mine?

hmm i had more problem today, the app was in the background but havn’t been open all night.
Don’t you @robbiet480, have the same problems or?

is it the configuration?

    categories: !include_dir_merge_list push
- name: Nobody home
  identifier: 'NOBODY_HOME'
    - identifier: 'LOCK_HOUSE'
      title: 'Nej, lås huset'
      activationMode: 'background'
      authenticationRequired: no
      destructive: yes
      behavior: 'default'

- name: Unlock home
  identifier: 'UNLOCK_HOME'
    - identifier: 'UNLOCK_HOUSE'
      title: 'ja, lås huset op'
      activationMode: 'background'
      authenticationRequired: yes
      destructive: no
      behavior: 'default'
- alias: HOMESTATUS Push if mikkel is coming home
    platform: state
    entity_id: device_tracker.mikkelsiphone
    state: 'home'
    condition: and
      - condition: state
        entity_id: input_boolean.at_home
        state: 'off'
    service: notify.ios_mikkels_iphone
      message: 'Velkommen hjem, skal huset låses op'
          category: 'UNLOCK_HOME'
- alias: HOMESTATUS Set home state when notification triggerede
    platform: event
    event_type: ios.notification_action_fired
      actionName: UNLOCK_HOUSE
    service: input_boolean.turn_on
    entity_id: input_boolean.at_home

All this is working, when in testing. But when used in real day, it don’t seem to set the input_boolean when the app havn’t been used for some time or if the app is closed?

Thanks for that @FleshFear, thanks to you I was able to fix this issue! I wasn’t properly initializing the API for every way that the app could be opened, like when it was terminated and a notification action came in.

Fix in either 1.0.3 or 1.0.4, should be out within 24 hours or so either way.

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okay great, glad to be of help.
I was worried that it was because off limitations from apple. But it sounds great that i fix is on the way.