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How to change WhatsApp notification tone?

settings > ringtones+sounds > manage app sounds at the bottom. I think you should see appropriate app sound to change. Note this only works in Windows Phone 8.1,
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How can I keep Skype from telling me people's birthdays?

If you send the message "/nobday" into any chat, it will disable birthday notifications for that entire client. Nothing will actually be sent to other party.
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Where is the notification section in my Windows Phone?

Windows Phone have a unique approach: The start screen is your notification center. Without any extra action you will be able to see relevant information from all apps you have pinned. Depending on ...
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How can I turn off app notifications in Windows Phone 8?

With the Windows Phone O.S. 8.1 is possible to disable such kind of notification. Follow this steps: Go to Settings notifications+actions Find the app you want to change the way notifications work ...
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No SMS notifications windows 10

I had this problem when i was on old builds like 10586,136, .164 etc. make sure you are on latest build. these were small bugs. they're all fixed now.
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Is it possible to allow toast notifications but hide them from the action center?

I think this is not possible from the settings in current version of the system. I think this option is left for the developers - they now have API for manipulation with own action center items, so ...
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Where to see toast notifications?

If your Lumia is running Windows Phone 8.1, you can swipe down from the top of the display to reveal the notification centre, which contains all toast notifications. Tap on any entry to go to the ...
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Send e-mail when battery is running low?

This can be done with a custom app that doesn't use the built in phone email function I believe. I use the below vode in my .net desktop apps and i think similar will work on phone. But I don't think ...
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Exchange subfolders notification with Windows 10 Phone?

You can accomplish seeing sub-folder notifications with Windows 10 Mobile with some outlook rule tricks. One way is by simply editing the outlook rule used to move the email to a sub-folder. The ...
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Why does my custom text message ringtone stop playing?

This is a limitation by the OS - the sound will always play as long as the toast notification is visible which even is under 5 seconds. Unfortunately you can't change that duration, even as the app ...
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Is there a way to view the full content of notifications?

Is more information present than is shown on the screen? Yes. The app passes in the full notification, but the system is truncating it, which is what you're running into. There is no way around this ...
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Where is the notification section in my Windows Phone?

There is no such thing yet as Notification Center like in other major mobile platform (iOS, Android). Microsoft's vision way is to use Live Tiles. They are a key part of the Start screen and the ...
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Custom tone for new text messages etc

This is finally possible (see UserVoice update here). Just add your audio file (<30k) to the Ringtones folder on your device. It should now show up under the Custom section when selecting your new ...
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Avoid locked screen from lighting up on notifications?

If you're on Windows 10 Mobile do this: All Settings > System > Notifications & Actions Under 'Notifications' turn 'Show notifications in action center when my phone is locked' to off. This ...
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No SMS notifications windows 10

Hey do check these things on your phone: Go to >All settings>System>Notifications & Actions>Messaging (Switch is 'On'). Enter Messaging & switch 'On' Notifications, Show notification banners, ...
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No SMS notifications windows 10

Had that problem too. Follow these steps: Go to Settings->Battery saver->battery usage. Select Messaging + Skype and click details. Allow the app to run in background and also for even when battery ...
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No SMS notifications on Windows 10 PC anymore

You should check the following: • Internet connection is steady on both devices • Cortana is active and the settings for message notifications are correct on both devices. (You can check them here: ...
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No Whatsapp or Facebook (Push) notifications

TL/DR: Go to Settings - Battery Saving. Even if you have the setting here permanently set to Disabled, slide right to Usage and search Whatsapp within the application list displayed. Tap on it and ...
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How to change WhatsApp notification tone?

There is another path to the same set of configs: With the Windows Phone O.S. 8.1 follow this steps: Go to Settings notifications+actions Find the app you want to change the way notifications work ...
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How to change default alarm sound?

I had this issue too, but there is a work-around. You can set a series of alarms for the times you need with the alarm 6 tone (the only one that wakes me up!). Then Cortana can switch those alarms on (...
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Getting rid of the high volume warning

Do not reset your phone! This warning will ALWAYS show up as far as I'm aware. It seems to not happen so often anymore after the WP8.1 update. Also, if you do not restart your phone very often, it ...
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Enable sound notifications for email subfolders

Unfortunately at the moment there is no option to turn on notifications on email subfolders. You should consider voting for this issue on https://windowsphone.uservoice.com/forums/101801-feature-...
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Lumia 930 old notifications not removed

This is a problem with the WhatsApp app. You can leave feedback for them in a review via the app's store listing.
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Can you have Facebook calendar events but disable notifications for it?

Right now, there doesn't seem to be a way to separate the two. In Windows Phone 8.1, the Facebook app acts as an intermediary between your phone and your Facebook account. So your events on Facebook ...
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Send e-mail when battery is running low?

Unfortunately this isn't possible since apps can't send an email, text message, or make a phone call without user permission.
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How to remove notification on lock screen?

Go to Settings -> Lockscreen. Here you can choose an app to show detailed status i.e) in the line next to time. By default it is calender. Also there are apps which show quick status , one of them ...
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Outlook notifications

Go to Outlook Mail At the bottom of screen, press ... and go to settings Click on first option, Manage Accounts Click on your desired account(if you have more than 1 email account) Click on " Change ...
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No Audio/Vibrate Notifications for Texts when Phone Locked

Follow these two methods: Method 1 Turn on Notifications on Lockscreen Go to Settings->System->Notifications & Actions. Click on Messaging. Turn the following options on. Notification Show ...
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Empty notification panel

There could be multiple reasons. Battery-Saver on? The battery-saver prevents apps to load/work in the background. Notifications are only showed when locked. One thing to try (I can't comment to ...
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Empty notification panel

That's an bug in the OS build 10.0.14393.693. Restarting your device should make your notifications appear again, but after that, if you restart again, notifications are gone. Do report this problem ...
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