how to customize and personalize notifications for apps

Windows phone 8.1 brings notification dashboard aka “Action Center” to life. With this feature, you will be also able to customize and personalize notifications for apps individually.

  • Navigate to settings (You can navigate by swiping down from top to open the action center and then tap “All Settings”.
  • Tap on “notifications + actions”.
  • You will see all the apps which supports notifications at the bottom.
  • Tap on the app which you want to customize.
  • “Show in action center” defines if the notification is displayed in the action center aka notification dashboard.
  • “Show notification banner” will define if you want to see a toast notification when the notification arrives.
  • “Notification sound” will allow you to personalize the sound you want to hear specific for the app.
  • “Vibrate” will define if you want your phone to vibrate when a notification for the app is received.
Action Center Settings

Action Center Settings

App Specific Notification Setting

App Specific Notification Setting