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Why do headphones sound different on Lumias? (Or Windows Phone in general)

Electrical impedance The issue here is the impedance difference between your Lumia 525, and the headphones (MDR-AS200). Lumia 525 jack: 8 Ω speculation, see comments MDR-AS200: 16 Ω Your issue is ...
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Does Windows Phone have sound profile?

You cannot create sound profiles. However, Quiet Hours may do what you want. You can find out more about it here.
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Eliminating the Speech Sound

You can mute all app sounds, that should also cover the speech recognition sounds. Do the following: Press either of the volume keys Tap the chevron to expand the volume bar Drag the "Media + Apps" ...
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Windows Phone (Lumia 435) temperamental with certain earphones

I've had the same on my 435, it seems to be specific to headphones with mics - 4 part jack. If you're not bothered about the mic, I've found that using either a standard 3.5 mm extension cable or a 3....
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Does Windows Phone have sound profile?

If your phone is "awake" (locked or not), press a volume key and then expand the ringer status that appears at the top. From here you can mute with a tap on the icon beside the volume slider and ...
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Eliminating the Speech Sound

I am also not able to turn off the 'sound' of speech search. But you can do one thing to avoid accidental launch of 'Speech search'. Go to settings->speech and unchecked 'Allow speech above lock' this ...
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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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Managing all app sounds in Lumia 650 DS / Windows 10

You're right, the notification settings seem rather limited for dual sim phones: You can't set different notification sounds / ringtones for each SIM card. :-( You can (de-)activate notifications for ...
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Windows Phone (Lumia 435) temperamental with certain earphones

I thing problem is in the construction/type of the earphones. May be Samsung earphones are CTIA type earphones, but Lumia 435 phone have connector of OMTP type. There is a description http://www.ebay....
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No Audio/Vibrate Notifications for Texts when Phone Locked

I had the same symptoms and found that this setting was preventing the SMS notification sounds (and whatsapp etc): Settings > System > Notification & Actions > Show notifications on the lock ...
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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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Lumia 525 Headphone not detecting

Try these steps: Remove all the headphones from Gadgets app and insert your headphone again. If problem persists uninstall and reinstall the Gadgets app from the store.
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Lumia 525 Headphone not detecting

There are several solutions : 1. If it is software Problem : Reset your phone (Soft Reset), Hard Reset using Lumia Recovery Tool, 2. If it is Hardware Problem, If you had not visited ...
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Sending .wav files from Phone via email

Microsoft's "Files" app, available from the Store, can do this. Install and open "Files" and find your .wav file. Long press on the .wav file and select share. Select your email app from the list and ...
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How to change default alarm sound?

Yep just change it in each alarm, once. so if you save wake me up at 2PM, and a PM alarm is already there and set to Nostalgia.. then it will be fine. But its a deficiency, someone please add it ...
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Lumia 535 suddenly loses all sound

I just did it a few seconds ago..to solve this,first try to blow the speakers..really hard..second,knock gently or really hard beside the speakers. I found this trick on http://discussions.nokia.com/...
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Windows 8.1 on Lumia 930 - notification sounds disappear

the answer could be to Uninstall Lync2013 app.
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Is there a way to change the "Nokia message" sound/waveform on Nokia Lumia phones?

As it is not possible to access the Windows Phone OS notification sounds the "Nokia message" sound can not be replaced. This is not possible through the Windows Phone SDK / Visual Studio as these ...
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How can I control the duration of toast sounds?

Unfortunately neither the dev nor the user can change the maximum duration of a notification sound at the moment. You should consider adding a feature request on http://windowsphone.uservoice.com
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No audio on Nokia Lumia 630

First, try a soft reset. If that doesn't help, you should contact Nokia Care.
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