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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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Is there a way to quickly switch between silent and vibrate? (not vibrate and ring + vibrate, or silent and ring)

This is now possible in Windows Phone 8.1, as the Volume Bar now has an interactive slider for ringer volume and a separate toggle for vibrate: To open the Volume Bar, press either of the volume keys ...
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No Custom Ringtones on lumia

Firstly, I would suggest you to try Ringtone Maker. It worked fine for me. Now, if you are using any other file, just take care of these restrictions: MP3 or WMA file, not protected with Digital ...
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Ring + Vibrate not available in 8.1?

You can toggle vibrate on and off in the volume bar: Press either of the volume keys to open the volume bar, then expand it by tapping the chevron. Tap the "VIBRATE ON"/"VIBRATE OFF" icon to toggle ...
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Make my Lumia 1020 sound like a phone

Not sure what exactly you mean by "proper phone ring sound", but if you mean the sound an old-school rotary phone would make, then on my Lumia 920 that's (rather appropriately) called "Nostalgia", ...
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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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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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Does Windows Phone 8 support custom SMS, email, alarms, or calendar alerts?

I'm using Lumia 535 and WP 8.1 Update 2. I can change Ringtone, Alarm, SMS notification and calendar notification to custom sounds. It only works if I connect to a computer and copy mp3 files to Phone-...
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How to convert voice recordings into ringtones

There is an app called "Ringtone Maker" made by Nokia before it was bought by Microsoft and its still available in the store. It allows you to make ringtones from your music collection. You can also ...
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Change ringtone for contact

Open the People app and view the contact you want to change the ringtone for. Hit the pencil button to edit the contact. On the edit Screen you can select a custom or default ringtone for this person.
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No Custom Ringtones on lumia

Copy the file on a PC, right click mp3 file select "properties" select details tab at top, set(add/edit) genre as "ringtone" move file to phone storage under "ringtones" folder In Settings/...
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No Custom Ringtones on lumia

You can use this method as I am using with my Lumia 535 effectively. This also works well for file sizes greater than 1MB. Go to store and download UC browser app. Download any song with UC. Go to UC ...
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Want Ringtone through speaker even if earphone is plugged in 640 XL LTE

You can turn it on by setting the Ringer On. To do this Plug in your earphone Press volume up/down button Press the down arrow at the top right Select the ringer on. ( After selection it should ...
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How to back up ringtones on cloud in windows 10 mobile?

If you create custom ringtones in Windows Phones, whether using the Ringtone Maker app, or the traditional method of copying .mp3 files, they are stored on the phone in a folder named "Ringtones": So,...
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Windows 10 mobile text tone

As @Indrek said it works fine for me too in build 10586.494. This build is available for public. So this must be a bug that is fixed in update. Have you tried using Preview release ring in the ...
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Custom SMS ringtone for authentication SMS?

Don't know if this helps, but you can set the default notification sound for the Messaging app. Here is how to do it: Go to settings Go to Notifications & Actions Scroll down until you see an ...
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Define ringtone by area code or number sequence

Unfortunately this is currently not possible. You can only set ringtones for a specific contact. You can post your suggestion on http://windowsphone.uservoice.com.
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Message Tone is not working

Still I didn't get the reason, but last week I reverted the OS for cyan update and took developer preview update. Can't find the issue in this build.
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Volume of custom ringtone is constantly too low

Try running a Normalize plugin on the file within the audio editing software, and then run a limiter. Within the limiter, increase the volume, as opposed to increasing the volume of the file itself.
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How can I find out what a sound means on my phone?

For basically every sound except the NFC sound, there will be a toast notification or popup on screen. You just have to catch it in action. The 8.1 update (coming soon) will add a notification ...
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How to set song as ringtone WP 8

I already have answered here. You can use this method as I am using with my Lumia 535 effectively. This also works well for file sizes greater than 1MB. Go to store and download UC browser app. ...
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