An action of notifying something from an App or Game installed in phone.

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Force Band to only notify for one mailbox

I have my phone set to sync with two mailboxes. One of them is set to display banners and buzz for incoming mail. The other just drops an item in the Notification Center. When I got my Band, it ...
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How can I keep Skype from telling me people's birthdays?

I use Skype on my Windows phone as well as on my tablet and various other devices. Only the Windows Phone variant lights up with a notification when it is someone's birthday. This is just not ...
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Windows 8.1 on Lumia 930 - notification sounds disappear

So I got my lumia 930 a week ago. And it's quite perfect so far. But there's one HUGE problem with WP - notification sounds go mute (don't know why or how) until restart. After restart they work for ...
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How to mute notifications at night?

I would like to have my phone suspend all notifications between preset hours. Manualy turning sounds off and on is no option. I'm using a Nokia Lumia 1020 with Windows Phone 8.1. So far I've only ...
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Why does my custom text message ringtone stop playing?

Recently I've changed the ringtone for text messages for some of my contacts. The new ringtone has a playtime of 11 seconds. However, when I receive text messages, the ringtone stops playing after ~5 ...
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How can I enable notifications from games/apps?

I own a Nokia Lumia 530 and I have been using it a lot. But what I've noticed is that I don't receive notifications. Instead I have to check apps now and again. My brother got one too just recently ...
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Play notification sound during call after a minute has passed

I want to ask if Windows Phone 8.1 can play a notification sound during a call after a minute has passed? It would be very nice to hear something, just to know when the next minute starts.
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Wifi and notification issues

I am owner of a Lumia 820 for two years now. I like Windows Phone, but since the 8.1 update I am experiencing issues with the wifi connection and my notifications. The main thing is that I am not ...
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Where to see toast notifications?

I have a Nokia Lumia 525. When I get a toast notification, it disappears within a second. If I want to see this notification again, what should I do?
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Enable sound notifications for email subfolders

I am running WP on the Nokia Lumia 1020. Previously I had multiple Outlook email subfolders pinned to my homescreen, and whenever one received an email I would get a sound notification. I recently ...
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Is it possible to allow toast notifications but hide them from the action center?

The short line is this: Some apps I don't bother lost the notification since a lost the toast. I don't want it in the action center. A good example is a auto checkin app that ask me to do its job in ...
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How to change default alarm sound?

I'm using Windows Phone 8.1 on a Nokia 920. I can create new alarms no problem. But the default sound for those alarms is not the one I'd prefer (it's using Nokia Clock which is too quiet for me). How ...
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Getting rid of the high volume warning

Whenever I have to reboot my phone, shortly after it gives me a warning about volume being too high and decides to set it to 13. It's annoying because it often happens when I'm driving (and therefore ...
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Notification Light

I have a HTC phone and I don't have a notification light on my phone. I've seen it inother windows phones, I want to know if I can get it or set it or whatever. Do you guys know if my phone can have a ...
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How to change WhatsApp notification tone?

WhatsApp for Windows Phone is unplesant for many reasons.! Here is another reason for this. I tried changing the system's default tone to a custom tone. It does work for other notifications. But for ...
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How can I find out what a sound means on my phone?

I have a Lumia 920 that I have been using as a wifi only device since I got it, pretty much the month it was released. Recently I put a SIM card in it and as a result I have the volume up now, because ...
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Where is the notification section in my Windows Phone?

In my Nokia Lumia 525 Windows Phone I want to see all my notifications just like in Android OS Phones. If I received a new message in my FB messenger or from other Apps i’m able to see at the top but ...
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There is a notification on my lock screen - How do I get rid of it?

This morning I awoke to this notification at the bottom on my lock screen of my Nokia Lumia 925, I have no idea where it is coming from and no idea on how to remove it. Where is this information being ...
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Which text messaging system supports users who often switch between a Windows Phone client and Windows PC client?

I'm often messaging with my partner throughout the day. If we are both at our desktop PCs, we use Google Chat. If one of us is away, we use SMS on our Windows Phones. It would be better to switch ...
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Turning off Outlook notification on Lock Screen

My girlfriend has a Windows 7.8 Nokia Lumia 710 with her work emails linked through an Outlook account. The problem is that she doesn't want to see her work emails, or how many she has waiting for ...
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Avoid locked screen from lighting up on notifications?

When my phone is locked (i.e. screen is black), it lights up on whenever some app generates a notification. Can I avoid this? When locked, I don't want the screen to light up or show any visual ...
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Not receiving Whatsapp notifications in proper time [duplicate]

I'm not receiving Whatsapp notifications in proper time, I only find out new messages when I open the app, but in the meanwhile nothing notifies me about anything. I am using Lumia 520. All settings ...
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No Whatsapp or Facebook (Push) notifications

I already asked in other forums, but i guess maybe somebody here is having the same issue. I'm not receiving Whatsapp notifications or Facebook notifications in proper time, in the case of Whatsapp ...
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calender event notification alarm ringing on a day before the the event

In my windows phone the alarm notifying about occurring of an event(Which is in my phone's calendar synchronize through outlook web version) is beeping on my phone a day before the event actually is ...
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I'm receiving Whatsapp notifications as Twitter notifications

Everytime I receive a Whatsapp message, my HTC 7 Trophy shows a Twitter toast notification. That is, a toast notification is shown with the Twitter logo, but the content of the Whatsapp message, and ...
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Can Windows Phone 8 receive real-time 3rd party messages in the background?

I have 3rd party messaging apps Line and Whatsapp pinned to my start screen and I quite often find myself getting large delays in receiving message updates. I am not sure if this is a limitation of ...
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Reset which mail notification icons appear on lockscreen

I have five separate email accounts set up on my Windows Phone 7 device: Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo and two personal domains. My understanding is the notification icons on the lockscreen are determined ...
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How can I turn off app notifications in Windows Phone 8?

How can I disable app notifications in Windows Phone 8? Specifically, I'm looking to turn off notifications on a per app basis so I can disable notifications from Whatsapp.
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How do I silence Whatsapp notifications?

I wanted to know if there is any way I can silence it, meaning I don't want my phone to buzz every time I receive a message, this feature was present in my previous phone ( android ). Is this ...
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Can the Windows Phone platform do something like the radar function in FourSquare on iOS?

For those who don't know about the radar function: It notifies you (using a push notification) that you are close to a certain location which you might want to check into. So I want to know if ...
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How to deactivate toast notification in windows phone 7.5

Each time i'm getting sms i got notification on the top of the screen of the phone (i have lumia 800) Is that possible somehow to swith off or deactivate this notification? Or prevent appearence of ...
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How does the calendar on windows phone work?

I am unable to understand or able to make use of calendars. Right now I have a Facebook account and a windows live account setup on my phone. Contact have been filtered to just show the live contact ...
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How can I not synch email from my primary (Live) account?

I've got a 4(!) different email accounts synching with my phone, and I'd like to specify which ones appear as icons on my lock screen. Currently my lock screen only displays the following three, in ...
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Does Skype support push notifications?

I never seem to get instant messages when Skype is closed. Should I receive a notification of a new IM? Edit: I just realized I don't even get Skype calls. I had it confused with Tango calls.
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Why doesn't Hotmail show a lockscreen notification envelope?

My three Gmail accounts play the notification sound, show an envelope on the lockscreen and display a 'new unread' count on the live tile, but my Hotmail account only plays the sound and shows the ...
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Where is the 'unread notifications queue'?

This happened - I was in living room and I heard sound of my phone from some other room. I was watching TV so I checked the phone after a while. But there was nothing on the lock screen of the phone ...
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How do I explicitly dismiss a toast notification without having to wait for it to disappear on its own?

On Windows Phone when events of interest happen on the phone such as finding a nearby Wi-Fi network when your disconnected, a new text message arrives or an app wants to let you know something ...
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Custom tone for new text messages etc

Mango introduced the ability to create and add custom ringtones to your phone, but is there a way (programmatic or otherwise) to create a custom tone to be used for a new text message or meeting ...
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How do we have seperate notifications for different email accounts?

So I have my Gmail and my work email setup on my WP and so here is the problem. I really need my phone to make a notification sound when I get a work email but i don't want a sound when I get a new ...