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WhatsApp running in background

I am using Lumia 1320 which has windows-10 OS installed on it.I want to receive WhatsApp notification only when i open that application . So from 'Background Apps' settings option, i have disabled ...
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no notification after update

i just had an update yesterday for my windows phone (windows 10 mobile). Now my whatsapp and telegram apps receives new message if only i open the apps. It doesnt shows any notification at all. Only ...
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Microsoft Band does not receive text message or e-mail notifications

Question: My Windows phone does not send text message or e-mail notifications to the Microsoft Band. However, it does notify me of incoming and missed calls. Can anyone help me identify which Phone ...
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How can I control the duration of toast sounds?

In our app we're using a custom toast notification sound. This sound is 10 seconds long, but when the toast is received, only 3 seconds of the sound are played. What setting controls for how long ...
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Google mail push notifications in WP8.1 - is it supported again?

It's fairly well known that WP lost the ability to receive push notifications (check for new email as it arrives) after Google made changes in the last few months. But I can't find a clear answer if ...
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Are background tasks needed for push notifications to work?

Just wondering why some apps are running in the background tasks and claim they need this to receive some information. WhatsApp for example says: When enabled, WhatsApp will retrieve messages in ...