1. Andrea988's Avatar
    Only just got the phone, and it's my first Windows phone so I'm still getting to grips with it so lots to learn, but one important thing for me - is it possible to set the sounds (ringer, notifications etc.) to automatically turn off at night and back on in the morning?

    Or is there an app for it? I'm not sure what to search for.

    One other thing, I can't figure out how to get back to open apps or how to close them, for example I tried the MixRadio app, left a track playing then went back to the home screen but couldn't find a way to get back to it to stop the track other than by clicking the icon on the home screen. I was surprised that outside of the app there was nothing to show the track playing, pause/start buttons etc.

    Thanks.
    07-29-2014 06:38 PM
  2. MDK22's Avatar
    Only just got the phone, and it's my first Windows phone so I'm still getting to grips with it so lots to learn, but one important thing for me - is it possible to set the sounds (ringer, notifications etc.) to automatically turn off at night and back on in the morning?
    If Cortana is available to you, check out Quiet Hours

    Or is there an app for it? I'm not sure what to search for.

    One other thing, I can't figure out how to get back to open apps or how to close them, for example I tried the MixRadio app, left a track playing then went back to the home screen but couldn't find a way to get back to it to stop the track other than by clicking the icon on the home screen. I was surprised that outside of the app there was nothing to show the track playing, pause/start buttons etc.
    If track is playing, use Volume UP (or DOWN) to bring up Now Playing ... Long press on back arrow will display open apps

    Thanks.
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    07-29-2014 06:56 PM
  3. Andrea988's Avatar
    Brilliant, thank you so much!

    We don't have Cortana in the UK yet but coming soon.
    07-29-2014 07:00 PM
  4. MDK22's Avatar
    de nada
    07-29-2014 07:03 PM
  5. dengwinters's Avatar
    Wait for Cortana's Quiet Hours or just turn the airplane mode manually until then.
    07-29-2014 07:04 PM
  6. colinkiama's Avatar
    flight mode or just turn of your wifi and cellular data
    07-29-2014 07:13 PM
  7. PabsTheGeek's Avatar
    One of my gripes with the phone is no easy way to put the phone in silent mode., I generally just turn all sounds down... Can't wait for Cortana!!!
    07-30-2014 06:57 AM
  8. nestie dela cruz's Avatar
    Only just got the phone, and it's my first Windows phone so I'm still getting to grips with it so lots to learn, but one important thing for me - is it possible to set the sounds (ringer, notifications etc.) to automatically turn off at night and back on in the morning?

    Or is there an app for it? I'm not sure what to search for.

    One other thing, I can't figure out how to get back to open apps or how to close them, for example I tried the MixRadio app, left a track playing then went back to the home screen but couldn't find a way to get back to it to stop the track other than by clicking the icon on the home screen. I was surprised that outside of the app there was nothing to show the track playing, pause/start buttons etc.

    Thanks.
    Hi,
    im using virtual volume control to keep on silent mode for notification and ringing tone as well. to pause the song that play go, make one click on volume button and automatic the control will pop up from the top,there you can pause and play or forward the song.
    07-30-2014 07:08 AM
  9. Andrea988's Avatar
    Got it, thanks. Using flight mode was the first thing I thought of. Cortana beta due in the UK in a couple of days anyway so hopefully I can try the suggested Quiet Hours then.

    I've never understood after all these years why many manufacturers have never included a basic app to shut down all sounds during certain times. I have a 4 phone I got from Hong Kong that does it!
    07-31-2014 08:26 AM
  10. steppyhen's Avatar
    It frustrates me that Quiet Hours are linked to Cortana. Why must it be that way? I hope that it can be separated in a future update (maybe GDR2)
    07-31-2014 09:10 AM
  11. Andrea988's Avatar
    It frustrates me that Quiet Hours are linked to Cortana. Why must it be that way? I hope that it can be separated in a future update (maybe GDR2)
    I wondered that too.
    07-31-2014 10:01 AM
  12. TrueDelena4ever's Avatar
    just tell cortana
    11-08-2014 02:47 PM

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