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  1. More background tasks to be allowed.

    simple. let there be more than 9.

    A user should be able to deside between power drain and functions.

    30 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Push Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow to create Alert and Reminder from Background Task execution.

      Allow to create Alert and Reminder from Background Task execution.

      24 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Push Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support for Caching of Push Notifications on the Cache server, similar to Windows 8

        It would help developers a lot if it was possible to let the Push Notification Server cache the last push notification. Similar to the support of X-WNS-CachePolicy header for Windows 8 push notifications. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh465435.aspx#pncodes_x_wns_cache

        21 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Push Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • remove the lock screen and make it a notifications screen

          remove the lock screen and make it a notifications screen where you can see everything that happened until interacted with on the phone by simply pressing the lock button on this screen and the logo of the application of the Communication provides a small preview of a soft black and white and also allow us to access it only touched his notice. this implied that background applications in some cas updated costatemete.si presents many notifications have an application that only the logo appears and the number of requests for this application

          21 votes
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          • Don't disturb

            Add Don't disturb mode for nighttime and on/off for several hours.

            15 votes
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            • remove the lock screen and make it a notifications screen

              remove the lock screen and make it a notifications screen

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                0 comments  ·  Push Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Scheduled Tasks

                Ability to create scheduled tasks that occur at a given interval. Regardless of the state of the phone. (ie like Windows scheduled tasks or linux cron jobs).
                I would like to schedule a job to 'POST' a url every 10min to keep alive UNTANGLE authentication. Currently Periodic tasks have a 30min limit, Push Notifications won't wake up the phone. This is possible on Android and iOS.

                11 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Push Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Push Notification with Windows Azure

                  In Android For C2DM , Google is providing free account and restrict number of messages per day.Likewise Microsoft can provide Free Azure account for minimal number of messages per Day.This might make the usability of windows Azure Enviroinment.

                  10 votes
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                  • quitar el bloqueo de pantalla y convertirla en una pantalla de notificaciones

                    quitar el bloqueo de pantalla y convertirla en una pantalla de notificaciones donde se puede ver todo lo que pasó hasta interactuado con en el teléfono con el simple hecho de pulsar el botón de bloqueo en esta pantalla aparecerá y el logo de la aplicación de la Comunicación un pequeño adelanto de con un suave color blanco y negro y también nos permitirá acceder a ella sólo le tocó la notificación. esto implicaba que las aplicaciones de segundo plano costatemete.si actualizado en algunos cas presenta muchas notificaciones tienen una aplicación que sólo aparece el logotipo y el número de…

                    9 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Push Notification  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • crear 1 nuevas pantallas

                      e estas pantallas con en el simple echo de mover el dedo a izquierda o derecha os mande a todas las aplicaciones del teléfono como esta actualmente deslizar otra vez que nos mande a una donde nos aparezca lo que tenemos pendiente y por ejemplo:publicar feliz cumpleaños a una persona cosas así y aparezca todas nuestras notificaciones

                      9 votes
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                      • bluetooth handsfree notification

                        Enable user apps to use the Bluetooth hansfree notification just like when receiving a SMS on 7.5 while the phone is connected to a handsfree.

                        7 votes
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                        • toast repeat

                          Extend push/notification/background task api's to allow storage of incoming push notification messages, repeating of a notification as frequently as every 1-2 minutes, repeating the notification indefinitely until cleared by user, ability to specify sounds and volume.

                          Basically I have been attempting to write a pager style alerting application to notifying me of critical IT issues, and the need it to be able to wake me. The currently limitations of api's prevent this type of app.

                          6 votes
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                          • Give Azure free for developer. (Don't take credit card Details)

                            I think Microsoft provide Azure cloud computing free for developer.
                            No need to feel up credit card details.

                            5 votes
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                            • different sounds by app. not only the default sound. all other messages

                              Make It possible to choose different sounds for different apps.
                              example. Whatsapp and other apps use the default sound.
                              all other messages

                              4 votes
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                              • Push Notification Free Options and Develop Design more Graphical Manner

                                Push Notification Free Options like GCM [Google cloud message]

                                3 votes
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                                • RSS Notification

                                  For RSS allow us to set custom settings for notifications and also allow us to enable the settings for users so they choose if they want notification or not.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Notification Center that had not been so

                                    nofificaiones center had to be moved from the left meego guy already looks better and cleaner and so would not be copied anyone since nokia who introduced this feature as bought a nokia, also all in the family

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Please add a silent mode

                                      so that it not ring or vibrate when you get a new message.
                                      Best regards from Germany

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Respond to Windows Phone calls and sms from Windows 8 or Xbox

                                        Apple is doing it, with iOS8 and now Google want to do it with Chromebooks. You have to hurry and implement the ability to respond to a call or a sms received on windows phone 8 from the winodws 8 computer or from xbox (for calls). It would make the Microsoft platforms more integrated just like the One Microsoft strategy.

                                        You should implement this feature (to respond to sms and calls) over an protocol like AirDrop so all those users using your platforms could send any file easily and so the developers would have a way to make apps that…

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Send user notifications or toast pop ups to the user when their installed apps have updates available

                                          This would prevent bad reviews from coming in on things that are fixed already.

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