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  1. FeedTheShark's Avatar
    Sure actionable notifications would be lovely, but I don't think features are the problem; on the whole WP is much nicer than iOS and Android. Most people only use a fraction of the features of their phones, it's the apps (still) and to an extent poor or lack of marketing that has prevented mass adoption. I hope that with 8.1 and a lot of new OEMs coming on-board perception of WP and promotion of it will increase, thus making more and more developers code for it at the same time as iOS and Android. But even that might not be enough and we may have to wait til Thresehold before developer interest picks up enough.

    Most of my friends who have iPhones or Galaxies really like my 925 (and 920 before that), are amazed by the camera (more so by the 1020) and like the interface, but it's apps that stop them from switching. Once that changes things will change, but I can't see any new feature or features, no matter how innovative being enough to make people switch.
    08-05-2014 04:23 AM
  2. fardream's Avatar
    Absolutely love to see:
    1) Email: immediate sync changes back to outlook.com or exchange servers; ability to choose "send from"; ability to attach a file; ability to download attachment into a specific folder; support tags/colors of exchange servers; show multiple new emails on the live tile; give an option to choose if new emails number can be shown on live tile.
    2) Tasks: Separate it out from Calendar; Support for flagged emails on outlook.com or exchange servers; Recurring tasks; Ability to assign task to people; Integration with OneNote
    3) Clock: Stop watch, timer
    4) Calendar: Give more options in Snooze (like 0 minutes before start); Show multiple events on live tiles;
    โ€‹5) Onenote: support for multiple accounts; ability to create new notebook/pages; stylus support; Integration with Tasks or Calendar for to-dos
    6) Implement Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync's most policies
    7) Rework the integration with OneDrive; Merge Files and OneDrive into one single app; Allow the same level of access similar Windows 8.1 Update 1


    Good to have but can live without
    1) Faster xbox music app
    2) Xbox Music Onedrive Support
    3) Access local search faster when phone is offline
    4) News app download stories in the background (to be read on subways)
    5) 1st party apps support an option to choose transparent live tiles
    6) Ability to change Phone's name from Windows Phone to something else (at least give the option when first set up)

    Hardware side:
    1) Just like WPCentral once famously opined, a successor to Lumia 925, without the logo of T-Mobile or ATT, with at least 32GB internal storage
    Raamakrishnan A likes this.
    08-05-2014 10:57 PM
  3. DoctorSaline's Avatar
    1) Actionable Notifications
    2) Interactive live tiles
    3) Android esque UI along with Microsoft's own UI with an option to switch between two.
    4) Keyboard customizations. Right/Left handed view. Split view. Keyboard shortcuts like ctrl+A, ctrl+C, ctrl+V etc. Direction keys for cursor control. Shift+Direction keys for highlight. Adjusting keyboard height.
    5) Different unlocking mechanisms. Pattern lock. Knock code. Fingerprint unlocking etc.
    6) Background downloads.
    7) Refined control over lock screen times.
    8) Files(explorer) integration to attachment mechanism.
    9) support for higher resolutions (ie QHD) with an option to switch between screen resolutions.
    10) More drivers+devices support.
    11) 64bit support.
    12) Pen input support.
    13) Unified camera app( Nokia camera) with auto-modes(Portrait, Speed, Night, Sports, HDR etc) as well as full manual mode. Support for 4K video recording as well as higher frame-rates for 1080p and 720p for slo-mo video recording.
    14) Audio recorder.
    15) IE split from OS for regular updates.
    16) Split viewing for apps in large screen phones.
    Raamakrishnan A likes this.
    08-06-2014 12:27 AM
  4. chezm's Avatar
    They need to keep expanding the customization options, people Love customization, everyone does...and finally WP is starting to get attention, I really hope MS doesn't stop suddenly as they're on a roll.
    08-06-2014 08:58 PM
  5. NickMon68's Avatar
    More Xbox games - that's a must !
    08-07-2014 10:56 AM
  6. Henrik Barna1's Avatar
    They need to keep expanding the customization options, people Love customization, everyone does...and finally WP is starting to get attention, I really hope MS doesn't stop suddenly as they're on a roll.
    Totally agree!
    ven07 likes this.
    08-08-2014 06:04 AM
  7. abdullah abu alasal's Avatar
    Video player like VLC
    but it's coming to widows phone store ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š
    Last edited by abdullah abu alasal; 08-08-2014 at 06:29 AM.
    08-08-2014 06:16 AM
  8. Jules W's Avatar
    Bring back Zune Music and Video Hub, like in WP7, with Live Tiles of Artists, even when not playing. That was epic, whereas Xbox Music and Xbox Video are complete rubbish.

    It is critical that Windows Phone has a good Music Player. Zune was compelling, but Xbox Music is not good enough for 2014 Smart Phones
    kptsalami likes this.
    08-10-2014 09:22 AM
  9. Umar Hafeez's Avatar
    Data toggle in notification center .
    Update through cellular network.
    Better multi tasking with less resuming.
    TheFancyPanc likes this.
    08-10-2014 09:40 AM
  10. nicfromwales's Avatar
    Data toggle in notification center.
    Flight Mode/"Airplane" Mode?
    08-10-2014 09:43 AM
  11. AnshulJ's Avatar
    Other browsing option with different rendering engine like Opera Mobile, Dolphin....
    08-10-2014 09:48 AM
  12. chezm's Avatar
    I'm ok with the lack of browser options, IE just needs to keep getting stabilized and render properly. Xbox music is horrible, I have songs saved locally and it sits on opening sometimes for a min or 2...wow that's bad
    08-10-2014 11:14 AM
  13. Umar Hafeez's Avatar
    Flight Mode/"Airplane" Mode?
    Turn on cellular connection from directly through action center
    TheFancyPanc likes this.
    08-10-2014 11:18 AM
  14. nicfromwales's Avatar
    Turn on cellular connection from directly through action center
    When I switch Flight Mode on, my data connection is turned off. When I switch Flight Mode off, my data connection is turned on. I do this in the action centre. Is this not what you mean?
    08-10-2014 12:00 PM
  15. TheFancyPanc's Avatar
    When I switch Flight Mode on, my data connection is turned off. When I switch Flight Mode off, my data connection is turned on. I do this in the action centre. Is this not what you mean?
    airplane mode is separate from data connectivity because airplane mode turns off all connections rather than just data. Umar is talking about just data/cellular service.
    Umar Hafeez and pampurio97 like this.
    08-10-2014 05:53 PM
  16. Visa Declined's Avatar
    airplane mode is separate from data connectivity because airplane mode turns off all connections rather than just data. Umar is talking about just data/cellular service.
    Isn't cellular data the only thing you'd ever really need to turn off though? I think having the ability to kill cellular through the action center is fine.
    08-10-2014 10:09 PM
  17. hotphil's Avatar
    You might want/need to turn off the regular voice radio too
    08-10-2014 10:14 PM
  18. Visa Declined's Avatar
    You might want/need to turn off the regular voice radio too
    Turning off cellular would kill voice calling as well as data.
    pampurio97 likes this.
    08-10-2014 10:24 PM
  19. hotphil's Avatar
    Yep. But cellular data doesn't.
    08-10-2014 10:26 PM
  20. L Beezy's Avatar
    More new high-end phones
    A way to expand notifications in Action Center
    Stronger app support

    If I come with more, I'll just post it.
    csiguy1 likes this.
    08-10-2014 10:37 PM
  21. Visa Declined's Avatar
    Yep. But cellular data doesn't.
    You're purposely being obtuse. Turning off cellular through the action center will kill both voice calling and data, and that's the point.
    pampurio97 likes this.
    08-10-2014 11:39 PM
  22. kencaz's Avatar
    Think they need to make Cortana voice activated in sleep mode. Would also love to be able to choose my default camera app. Also, add some features to Onedrive like Googles Auto-Awesome I can do in manually but google did it for you. I think as far as apps go they will continue to grow so I am not to worried about that.
    08-10-2014 11:48 PM
  23. TheFancyPanc's Avatar
    You're purposely being obtuse. Turning off cellular through the action center will kill both voice calling and data, and that's the point.
    No it doesn't. The absolute only ways to disengage calls or SMS messages is to engage airplane mode, remove the sim, or turn your phone off. That's why whenever you switch off cellular services it gets rid of the 3g/4g/lte icon but the bars are still there.
    There are many reasons to turn off your radios (cellular, WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth). The first of which is to preserve battery because next to the screen they are the biggest drain. Another reason to turn of your cellular data connection is to prevent overages for those that are on a limited data plan but at the same time leaving voice and SMS services untouched.
    Last edited by TheFancyPanc; 08-11-2014 at 12:48 AM. Reason: missing info
    Xpider_MX likes this.
    08-11-2014 12:44 AM
  24. hotphil's Avatar
    You're purposely being obtuse. Turning off cellular through the action center will kill both voice calling and data, and that's the point.
    Not obtuse. Was responding to a suggestion to turn cellular data off. Rather than cellular. I read it correctly.
    It's a feature a lot of people would seem to like - the ability to have a phone but toggle when the smarts are available.
    08-11-2014 02:00 AM
  25. Geddeeee's Avatar
    6) Ability to change Phone's name from Windows Phone to something else (at least give the option when first set up)
    You can already do this. It has been part of WP since WP7.

    Hook up phone via USB to your computer. Right click on Windows Phone in Explorer. From drop down menu choose 'Rename'...
    Done!!!
    pampurio97 likes this.
    08-11-2014 02:09 AM
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