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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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Too much pressure causes phone to beep?

Sometimes I fall asleep with my Lumia 950 XL in hand and if I happen to roll on top of it, the phone beeps me awake. (This only ever happened twice.) It uses a completely unique audio cue, lower (that ...
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Managing all app sounds in Lumia 650 DS / Windows 10

For my newly purchased Lumia 650 DS I have recovered my backup made previously on Lumia 635. To my surprise, most of app sounds that I could managed on Lumia 635 or expected on Lumia 650 are gone. ...
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Why do headphones sound different on Lumias? (Or Windows Phone in general)

I recently bought Sony MDR-AS200 headphones. They sound quite good, amazing clarity, but the bass ain't good. Since my phone (Lumia 525) doesn't support an audio equalizer, I kept using them as they ...
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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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Volume controls not working on Lumia 920

So I decided to put in headphones into my audio jack and my music played fine but kept making this screeching noise. It wasn't my headphones cause I put it into my tablet and it didn't do it, then my ...
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Sound dropping when i plug earphones (Lumia 650)

The volume of all kinds of media players drops to 0 as soon as i plug in earphones. If I "draw" the volume up again, it drops immediately again. If I hold the finger on the display it will try to ...
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Custom SMS ringtone for authentication SMS?

Most of the time, I can set my custom SMS ringtones for individual contacts just fine. On my Android device, I was used to having a specific, quiet tone for authentication SMS. On my Lumia 640 with ...
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Lumia 525 Headphone not detecting

Headphone is not detecting in Lumia 525. But while restarting phone with headphone inserted, Headphone is working as usual. If removed, then again headphone is not detecting. Tried with various ...
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Sending .wav files from Phone via email

I have recorded some .wav files by using a free sound recording app. I want to be able to send these to others by email. The files show within the app as "soundfile-13.wav" for example. Can these be ...
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Windows Phone (Lumia 435) temperamental with certain earphones

I have a pair of Samsung earphones that, when used with my phone, (and only my phone, I've tested the earphones on two laptops and an MP3 player and they work fine) stop working after about 4-5 ...
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Does Windows Phone have sound profile?

There used to be profiles even in Nokia 1200, not to mention Android, where the user could select different sound profiles e.g. for meeting, outdoors, silent, etc. To my surprise, I see no option in ...
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Lumia 535 suddenly loses all sound

I just bought my Lumia 535 3 months ago. Recently, sound problem happened. I din't do anything, I just left it there, then, all sounds lost. No ringing, no app sound, nor even vibration. I've checked ...
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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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Is there a way to change the “Nokia message” sound/waveform on Nokia Lumia phones?

On the Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1 Update, it appears that the "Nokia message" sound is the default alert sound used for USSD messages (see How can I change the alert sound on Windows 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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No audio on Nokia Lumia 630

I have no sounds during calls, neither incoming or outgoing, no sounds for music or anything at any time on my Nokia Lumia 630 (Windows Phone 8.1). How can I fix that?
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Eliminating the Speech Sound

I have turned off all sounds on the Sound settings and use vibrate for my phone because I don't want it ever to make any sounds inadvertently since I am often in a public setting. However, I cannot ...
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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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Increase video volume

When watching a video with the built-in media player, the video volume sometimes is quite low, even when set to maximum. Using the same headphones, music is loud enough though. Is there a possibility ...
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How can I stop my phone from beeping when I miss a call?

Even when my ringer is disabled, my phone beeps when I miss a call. This is disruptive, particularly when I'm in class. How can I prevent this beep from occurring?
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Global Mute in Windows Phone 8

There's some times I want my Windows Phone to be completely silent - disable all ringtones, alert sounds, and app sounds/music. It's easy enough to set the phone to vibrate only for alerts/rings, but ...