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

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Notifications for events that don't exist

I used to have an event that took place daily in my Outlook Calendar, but as of last week, the event is cancelled. Outlook Calendar itself says "No events today". However, the notifications on the ...
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Why Windows 10 Mobile doesn't show how many rings my caller waited before hanging up If he rang more than one ring?

I know that Windows 10 Mobile in previous Beta builds shows how many rings my caller waited before hanging up. This feature doesn't work properly in the latest final release on Lumia 640 XL . It only ...
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how to get custom notifications for each whatsapp contact on lumia 920

I know how to give each contact a different notification sound but the only sounds to choose from is the normal Windows and Nokia sounds. I know that when you want to set custom sounds to an app in ...
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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 ...
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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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Can you have Facebook calendar events but disable notifications for it?

The sound and popup notifications for Facebook calendar events are really excessive and annoying. I know you can turn off the FB calendars altogether, but is there any way to turn off only the ...
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How to disable the low storage notification sound on a Windows 10 phone?

As the title says, I want to disable the sound for the low storage notification on my Windows 10 phone (Lumia). EDIT: I don't know why someone removed my comment here. It expressed how stupid and ...
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No text message notifications at all

Some time ago my phone stopped giving any notifications when I receive text messages. Given the nature of the problem I have no idea when exactly this happened, as I just thought that I wasn't getting ...
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Does any of the Lumia or other Windows Phone has LED Notification ? (from factory, not by tweaks)

I've recently managed to enable LED notification on Lumia 1020 which is currently running on Windows 10 Mobile. It works great but it keeps ON until I see related notification. I want to make it ...
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When does Windows Phones notification numbers update?

Do Windows Phones have notification dots that work like the iPhone? Obviously by the picture it doesn't have dots but it might have tile that change or something. One of my favorite parts of my ...
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Extra Notification from my Windows Phone

On my Windows 10 desktop, I have notifications set to on from my Windows Phone via Cortana so that I can get battery low and related notifications when I have it near my computer. I also have ...
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No Audio/Vibrate Notifications for Texts when Phone Locked

A few days ago my Lumia 950 (AT&T) acted up, and now for some reason I get absolutely zero sound on texts when the phone is locked. Let be more clear: if I am using any app (or home screen, start ...
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How to remove notification on lock screen?

I have a notification (as shown in the screenshot) on the lower right corner of my lock screen regarding two messages, but I am unable to sort out which app this notification belongs to. How to check ...
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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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Empty notification panel

I can't have my messages and calls in notification panel all of sudden. I have upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile but after upgrading,everything was just fine. I could see them in notification panel but ...
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No SMS notifications on Windows 10 PC anymore

I used to get SMS notifications on my Windows 10 PC from my Lumia 950 Windows 10 Mobile (both always updated to the latest version). I've checked the Windows 10 Mobile settings and the messaging ...
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Outlook notifications

Normally when I receive emails that goes directly to a folder the application does not notify of the new email unless I go to the folder and sincronize.. Is there any solution for this? The ...
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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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How do I verify this hash app is safe to give it permissions to access notifications?

This is the only app on notifications list which doesn't have a name and appears with a hash. I'm afraid it is a spyware or malware.
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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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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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No SMS notifications windows 10

I've upgraded my 640 and have lost SMS notifications. Not sure if it's something I did or not but Settings / System / Notifications & Actions / Messaging is turned on. Battery saver settings have ...
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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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Exchange subfolders notification with Windows 10 Phone?

I was finally pushed off my Blackberry Q10 by my company. I moved to a Nokia 640XL with Windows 8.1 which does not support notifications for sub-folders in Outlook/Exchange. See: Enable sound ...
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Turn off “An update is ready for download” notification

It appears there is no answer to this one, as there is a prior unanswered question here, but I want to make a clearer go at this: I do not want to update to Windows 8.1. I keep getting a notification ...
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Notification problem on my microsoft lumia 540

I upgraded my Microsoft Lumia 540 to Windows 10 Mobile. Now, my phone is not getting WhatsApp notifications, and I am not getting messages. It shows reboot your device. I tried to reboot my device ...
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how to send in app request in windows phone 8.1 [closed]

I'm building an application where a user could send in requests(invites sort of) to other specified users.Once an invitee receives an invite,he/she could accept or decline the request.Then the invitee'...
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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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Send e-mail when battery is running low?

I have an unsupervised Windows Phone device connected to a 12 V battery -> cigarett socket -> micro USB. I would like this phone to notify me when the 12 V battery dies, i.e., when the phone's ...
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Is there a way to view the full content of notifications?

When in areas with poor mobile internet, often my phone will receive notifications (about new facebook posts or messages typically) but the app itself cannot load the message. The notification will ...
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Lumia 930 old notifications not removed

The Lumia 930 (windows 8.1) has a strange behavior (or lack of normal behavior) which I think is un-intuitive and I would not be surprised if it is categorized as bug. Story is short and simple ...
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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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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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notification action center does not work

My action center does not work on scrolling down from the upper part of the screen , on my windows phone 8.1 I tried reseting the phone but it didn't help. Do you have a solution? Thanks a lot
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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 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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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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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 her,...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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.