Notification customization settings image for Windows Phone 8.1 leaked

Notification customization settings image for Windows Phone 8.1 leaked
If there is one area where Windows Phone can use a bit of enhancement, it is on the notifications front. It has been long rumored that the update to Windows Phone 8.1 would remedy that shortcoming, but there has not been much by way of how that would exactly look or work.

A leaked image appears to reveal how at least some of that functionality will find its way to Windows Phone 8.1.

Here we can see that in addition to notifications, we can see options for setting up “quick access” to at least four different functions at a time. In addition to that, you can turn notifications on and off for individual applications. The settings also note that turning off notifications will not affect the functionality of an app’s Live Tile.

Enabling notifications allows, at least for some apps, banners to be permitted as part of the process. Those banner notifications are part of a menu option though, so there are certainly other choices but we do not know what the remainder of those options may be.

Seeing how we can set notifications up is definitely a plus. Now, we just need to see how those notifications are accessed. What do you think of this set up coming to Windows Phone?

source: WMPoweruser

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11. Sire3008

Posts: 87; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

I've been hearing of this news since early 2013. How long will it take MS to seed this update(s) out? My lumia 920 is hungry for this kind of updates. Av not even received GDR3 update yet. Wby the laziness MS?

13. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

its not MS fault you dont have GDR3 its your carrier. I've had GDR3 for over a month now I think 2 months if im right

16. Bilpocalypse

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

Just do the developer update then. I had GDR3 on my 1020 before it even launched.

18. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

MS shows you how to get the GDR3 before any carrier gets it. I have had it for months now.

20. dre786

Posts: 46; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

here we go again blame MS it your carrier you need to look at

21. ZeroCide

Posts: 819; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

I hate my carrier for abandoning my phone. There were updates availible but they didn't push them. It is really that much trouble to push updates that are already availible to them?

9. taikucing unregistered

too late (and limited customization too). Android had it for years and It can be done by an app. Slow update, M$, too slow... I can make shortcuts of any apps & reply email in notification in android. How about WP?

15. Bilpocalypse

Posts: 301; Member since: Oct 13, 2012

I can just tap the live tile and do the same thing. I can shortcut any app, contact, web page, etc. to my home screen as well. The notification center on android is a mess, hopefully WP's notification center isn't... or that it has the option to turn it off.

17. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

We can tell you have never touched a windows phone. Notification is required for droid os, because there is no live tiles, background tasks are a mess imo, and the menu system is so tacked together OEMs label everything differently and you must have a 'shortcut' to cut out all the 'crap'. I have to tech these things allllllllllll day, i hate the menu layout. Windows phone, i can make anything a live tile and get updates, I can have 28 instant notifications right on my home screen at first glance, and unlimited by using the home screen right. Right now i have 12 notification tiles on my screen with more with a simple scroll. I can reply to any email by, one tap live tile, next tap reply. Same thing as you tapping your notification center and replying. 2 taps each... They are doing this because people are so used to notification center, they cant live without it....yet its old and personally imo out dated.

19. dre786

Posts: 46; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

you are so ignorant of WP you shouldn't even speak about it

7. Credo

Posts: 749; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

I think it is fake, it is just a picture opened in the picture hub, look at those 3 dots on the bottom right of the screen .. I hope i'm wrong

10. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

May be, let's see what comes within next recent time.

12. sri_tech

Posts: 188; Member since: May 21, 2013

Its a screen shot of the settings page and its not fake. Confimed by Verge's Tom Warren who leaked all the new features 2 days ago.

5. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Always good news for WP.. Best experience I've ever had..

6. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

I've been looking hard at Windows Phone for the past couple of months mainly because I hate how Android is designed. No coherent guidelines, heck, even Google doesn't follow their own guidelines (Most Google apps have a gray on touch-highlight selection on KitKat but when you touch menu button on Google now, it's bright blue, wtf!). All of their own apps look so different, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were using a different OS every time you opened an app (Google+, Google Now, and GMail has swipe to refresh YouTube doesn't). Same goes for third party apps.. Windows Phone, on the other hand, features such beautiful minimalistic design.. I really like how the third party apps all have a similar look and I love the third party apps on WP. I know how people keep whining about apps on Windows Phone. But if they look deeper, they'll find that unofficial apps (particularly those made by Rudy) are leaps and bounds better than the official ones on Android. This isn't supposed to attack Android. I am sorry if I offended any Android user. I love Android because of its flexibility and openness but its design isn't very good.

14. utg001 unregistered

Uniformity is indeed beautiful!

4. N-fanboy

Posts: 543; Member since: Jan 12, 2013

Good, while other are working on a lot of other things, ms is playing catch up. I'd be much happier if they release everything they have cooking with WP8.1 and not holdout for whatever is coming after that. Notification center is gonna look really good here if they use a transparent screen with the wallpaper in the back.

3. kenjoe

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 18, 2013


2. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2365; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Sweeet!!!! Best news all day!! GO WINDOWS!!!

1. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Finally, its about time

8. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

In 3 years wp will compare android and ios. In 2015 June my upgrade will be ready and wp will be mature os. sweet.

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