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Enhance Microsoft.Phone.Scheduler Alarm and Reminder classes

The Alarm and Reminder classes in Microsoft.Phone.Scheduler are very limiting and do not allow for any customization. Ideally these classes would be extended to accept a UserControl object that would be shown instead of the standard Title. The UserControl should run in the context of the application that created the Alarm or Reminder, and as such would have access to the appropriate view models. From there the application could be fully launched if desired.

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    Stephen KazmierczakStephen Kazmierczak shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hello fellow Windows Platform Developers, 2 years have passed since this thread and sad to say but this has NOT been improved until now by the Windows Platform team, please refer to this similar thread requesting for an improved Alarm/Reminder APIs:
        http://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/110705-dev-platform/suggestions/6281055-need-improved-alarm-reminder-apis-in-wp8-1-run

        Windows Phone 8.1 is here but there is still no improved equivalent of the current (and old) Alarm/Reminder APIs in the Universal Windows Runtime. Let's put our all votes on that thread (instead of multiple threads) so that it can be officially acknowledged by the WPDev team. Thanks!

      • stewart rogersstewart rogers commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree. If you have the alarm snooze button go off it should at least have a way to remove your scheduled alarm. It is not a good ui to have to press cancel and then another button to remove the scheduled event. Thanks

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