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API to Get/Set Volume and vibration settings for notifications

Currently, when developing a alarm clock app, there is no way to tell if the user has his phone set to vibrate only, so a soundeffect set by the user is played even if he has set his phone to vibrate. I find this very confusing, even though the builtin alarm clock behaves the same way.
This would also be good to have for games, so when you launch a game in a quiet environment not all heads turn the user's way :)

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    Line40 MobileLine40 Mobile shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Roy VillaRoy Villa shared a merged idea: Allow 3rd party apps to set ringer volume and mute/vibrate settings  ·   · 
    Kingsley BalogunKingsley Balogun shared a merged idea: API to get and set phone settings  ·   · 
    Rain_developerWP8.1Rain_developerWP8.1 shared a merged idea: Provide API for volume up/down, power, search and home button  ·   · 
    Andrew O'NeillAndrew O'Neill shared a merged idea: WP8: Allow setting volume and vibration  ·   · 
    EronEron shared a merged idea: The option to set volume control to each app and each options inside apps.  ·   · 
    Varun AcharVarun Achar shared a merged idea: Separate volume control for media and ringer  ·   · 
    FahriFahri shared a merged idea: independent volume control for button touch sound  ·   · 
    MichelMichel shared a merged idea: Separate audio controls for Alarm,Notification,Media  ·   · 
    corinthiandoomcorinthiandoom shared a merged idea: better sound controls  ·   · 
    iseifiseif shared a merged idea: Force sound-off in Silent/Vibration Modes  ·   · 
    Troy GatesTroy Gates shared a merged idea: Split Volume Control  ·   · 

    This already works! If you don’t want your toast notification to break through the vibrate-only settings, you can send your toast using the reminder scenario. You can still do looping audio using the audio element, and setting your audio to loop. Only alarms break through the vibrate setting – not reminders.

    Basically…

    And in NotificationsExtensions, the Scenario property is on the ToastContent object.

    If you would like a generic way to get volume/vibration settings, open a new feedback – this feedback was specifically talking about alarms.

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