1. Jonathan 1's Avatar
    Just got the Lumia521 with Win8.0 phone, switched from Android...and I'm not impressed at all so far. Nvm all the apps I can't get.

    How do I get notifications for anyting besides Messaging? I mean like sounds alerts, I can see them if I actually go and turn on my phone to the lock screen but I cant seem to figure out how to a the sound/vibrate notifications!? I didn't even notice that the phone didn't have the 'alert light' that most Droid phones have which I didn't realize how much I used until getting the Windows Phone, but not being able to get an actual sound alert/notifications for all the apps would be grounds for me returning to Android tomorrow.

    And also, while doing research on how I might get notifications I noticed everyone talking about a 'Action Center' which they normally pull down from that top bar. I never see that bar, I have to manually pull that down just to see battery/bars/wifi (which is annoying by itself) but I can't drag down the 'Action Center' like I see other users do?

    Thank you very much in advance for any help!
    08-18-2014 05:10 PM
  2. Rogozinski's Avatar
    Action center is a Windows Phone 8.1 feature!
    08-18-2014 05:15 PM
  3. Jonathan 1's Avatar
    Action center is a Windows Phone 8.1 feature!
    Thanks! But, 8.1?

    I just bought this a few days ago and in Settings my phones says 8.0 and 'up to date'? Any word on the notification issues?
    08-18-2014 05:31 PM
  4. kzaphantom's Avatar
    8,0 doesn't get notifications like an android would thats why they are releasing update 8.1 not everyone has it yet we are basically in a waiting room for an update so we can have that feature
    08-18-2014 05:34 PM
  5. Jonathan 1's Avatar
    Lol. So all the issues I just mentioned will be fixes with the 8.1 update? I guess that works.

    Any date I can look forward to?
    08-18-2014 06:20 PM
  6. Rogozinski's Avatar
    You can look on Nokia.com and see when it will available for your device ;)
    08-19-2014 12:08 PM

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