Questions tagged [notifications]

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