Questions tagged [notifications]

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...