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  1. TheFerrango's Avatar
    - The METRO Interface. This was why I fell in love with Windows Phone. It was beautiful, unique, and fluid. Did I mention FLUID?
    If there's one thing I don't miss is Microsoft's constant banging on the words "fast and fluid". Not only they bored everyone to death with those words, but we all saw where that went when Windows 10 Mobile came along
    aXross likes this.
    06-24-2016 04:03 PM
  2. xx7774's Avatar
    I miss the double tap to wake on the 950xl! Had it on the Lumia 640.
    creanyo likes this.
    06-24-2016 05:56 PM
  3. RobHalligan's Avatar
    Stability. I sometimes didn't re-boot my WP7 and WP8 phones for 6 months.
    libra89 and anon(9850804) like this.
    06-24-2016 06:45 PM
  4. ceraf's Avatar
    1) Stability
    2) Double-tap to wake
    3) Nokia branding
    anon(9850804) likes this.
    06-24-2016 06:47 PM
  5. zhris's Avatar
    There are some 3rd party fabolous radio apps. Are you joking. Everyone blaming app-gap, when there's anything you need. OMG
    Because "there's an app for that" is a stupid excuse for something that 1) was initially part of the OS itself, 2) required little to no ongoing developer maintenance, and 3) worked just fine. There was no reason to remove it, except to push more people onto data streaming, which is not a customer-friendly decision.Not everyone wants Billy Joe Bob's Super Awesome Thingamijig client, that may or may not be stealing all your info, have next to no support, or even exist in a month. Some people are more comfortable with the official software. I don't care how 'fabolous' an app may or may not be, I'd still prefer something MSFT rolled out themselves to something some random dude cranked out in his basement while watching Game of Thrones.
    06-24-2016 07:09 PM
  6. TLRtheory's Avatar
    Honestly, I don't really feel I've lost any features of value. I actually wanted rooms gone, and I'll be glad when WiFi Sense is dead too because I never wanted them. I'd like to be able to see "last updated" in the store again, but that's not such a big thing.

    What I miss is more of an "era" - that fresh debut of 8.1. Phones like the Lumia 820 that had low storage and an SD card slot finally got to soar with storage sense. We still had the "Metro" Facebook app... and the developers still cared about heavily integrating the metro style layout into apps like JobLens and whatnot.

    ...also, with Windows 10, I lost a couple games that I played quite a lot. No Mass Effect Infiltrator crashes upon load instantly, Spectral Souls fails to load any graphics, Terraria got patched apparently, but we still don't have it, and I can't count how many times I've emailed Square Enix about Chaos Rings... I know it'd be bogus to blame that on Windows 10 since it's shoddy developers being shoddy, but they're four of my favorite games to play on WP that I just can't anymore.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    06-24-2016 08:10 PM
  7. Shawn Magm's Avatar
    On Xbox Music, holding the next/previous track button allowed FAST scrolling forward/backward. I download large audio files (sometimes 3-4 hours), and with Groove Music, fast forwarding and backwards is very slow and imprecise compared to Xbox music.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    06-24-2016 08:47 PM
  8. MPerz's Avatar
    I don't post on very many Internet forums, but this threat really caught my interest. Here are just a few of the things that I miss dearly - some functional, some purely aesthetic:

    -Metro interface (with right side "gutter" on Start screen!)
    -Full system back-up to PC (WP7.x)
    -Wireless sync to PC while charging (WP7.x)
    -Simple arrow icon to indicate "All apps" at bottom of Start screen (with bounce animation on WP7)
    -Photos app film strip
    -Wi-Fi geofencing

    The last one is huge for me as I sometimes disable Wi-Fi at work and forget to turn it back on when I get home.
    06-24-2016 10:11 PM
  9. akiramike's Avatar
    Double tap to wake.
    06-25-2016 10:37 AM
  10. TOF1339's Avatar
    I sincerely miss Windows Media Center. That is the Only one to my knowledge that allows watching/recording DRM channels. I know several people who see no need to lose that capability and will stick with 7/8.1 as long as possible. If the current WMC Patch refuses to work in the 14xxx releases instead of like it does in the current 10586 release then I will stay with that as long as I can.
    06-25-2016 01:14 PM
  11. scandiskwindows9x's Avatar
    from windows phone 7.5-7.8 camera extras the metering mode , from windows 8.1 smartcamera, Refocus, panorama , suppose they would add those features on the cam app but looks like they again lied to us.

    the hubs instead of the separated apps, and the facebook integration on people hubs
    and improve the camera app
    06-25-2016 10:45 PM
  12. scandiskwindows9x's Avatar
    On my Lumia 640, flip to silence is under settings->extras->Touchinput and here the second trigger. I translated it from german to english, so it may differ on your phone (or maybe this feature is phone relevant ...)

    edit: the location of this setting seems a bit stupid as it has nothing to do with touch...
    on the 950 is not such option
    06-25-2016 11:08 PM
  13. muvig's Avatar
    For me Missing

    1) FM Radio
    2)Photosynth
    3)% Battery Tile
    4)QR Scanner (native)
    5)Store that showed App. updates
    6)Independent PIN for OneDrive

    Wish List
    1)permanent Battery % icon
    2)Editable mobile 1, mobile 2 e.t.c to my own labels
    3)Able to choose which apps connects to Data (mobile) & which connect thru WI-FI just like on Lenovo Phones, this is necessary for those using prepaid, you buy an air time token in order to make a call only to discover that all the money has been used by apps syncs, & updates that could have waited for me when i am connected to WI-FI. Disabling data would also affect apps like Whatsapp.
    06-26-2016 07:01 AM
  14. mullern's Avatar
    -Wi-Fi geofencing

    The last one is huge for me as I sometimes disable Wi-Fi at work and forget to turn it back on when I get home.
    I strongly second the WiFi geofencing. I loved that option to "switch off and forget" WiFi, and automagically get it back in the office, at home, or whatever other place you often are.
    Joe920 and anon(9850804) like this.
    06-26-2016 07:56 AM
  15. thatguyhex's Avatar
    -Wi-Fi geofencing

    The last one is huge for me as I sometimes disable Wi-Fi at work and forget to turn it back on when I get home.
    Ditto. It made using my phone feel a bit like magic. That quality was something that really set Windows Phone apart from other mobile operating systems.
    06-26-2016 11:46 AM
  16. Muessig's Avatar
    Ditto. It made using my phone feel a bit like magic. That quality was something that really set Windows Phone apart from other mobile operating systems.
    Completely agree with this - I loved this feature!
    sahib lopez likes this.
    06-26-2016 12:20 PM
  17. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Never had seen that on 8.1... I used the old data sense so phone hooked known and free wifi 's on its way
    06-26-2016 12:24 PM
  18. breaker119's Avatar
    I am going to miss Kid's Corner - I tested App Corner this weekend as a replacement. ABSOLUTELY NOT a replacement or viable alternative. The tiles are reset every time you open it, and it is very slow.
    06-27-2016 08:45 AM
  19. Niavlys77's Avatar
    Adding to my list...having a OneNote that actually syncs.

    Any phone I've upgraded to WM10, I eventually realise it never syncs with my changes from my OneNote on my desktop PC. This had led me to revert back to WP8.1 3 times now.. finally found a workaround ("close" the notebook which removes it from your notebook list, then re-open it from OneDrive) but it's annoying to have to do.
    06-27-2016 09:28 AM
  20. creanyo's Avatar
    1. FM Radio app ( I know there are other third parties app but they can't control the volume so, FM radio can't be used with speakers.
    2. double tap to wake up the phone, hopefully they can add this in the future for latest Lumia

    regards!
    06-27-2016 11:14 AM
  21. djeire84's Avatar
    1. FM Radio app ( I know there are other third parties app but they can't control the volume so, FM radio can't be used with speakers.

    2. double tap to wake up the phone, hopefully they can add this in the future for latest Lumia



    regards!

    Double tap to wake is still there.
    BluetoothFairy1 likes this.
    06-27-2016 11:27 AM
  22. djeire84's Avatar
    I miss mix radio. It was much more colourful and I don't know why but the sound was way better on it then Xbox music / Groove.
    I miss the old Equaliser app you could do alot more on it.
    06-27-2016 11:32 AM
  23. BluetoothFairy1's Avatar
    Well for me HERE apps used to be part of Lumia features and we use the offline maps & transit heavily for years. Then few months back they stopped the updates so we will never see them in UWP.
    They actually built the HERE engine into the native Windows 10 Maps application, so you get it back, nearly all of it.
    As a heavy HERE user, I was not happy seeing them leave, since the Maps app was abysmal. But since then, they've really improved the app and added many HERE features.
    You still get the offline maps, you still get HERE mapping engine, you still get the navigation, audible speed limit warnings, live traffic.
    The only thing they did not add is the full commute feature as HERE used to give on a live tile. Still work in progress, but it's now formidable.
    What was bad for me was having to migrate all my favorites and manually enter them into Cortana from HERE website.

    IMO, maps is nearly as good in its current state as HERE suite was. I did not use HERE Transit, so I cannot comment on that one.
    06-27-2016 01:24 PM
  24. BluetoothFairy1's Avatar
    Double tap to wake.
    What build and phone are you on?
    I'm running L640XL on Redstone branch and do have double tap...
    Works great, just like the old WP8.1
    06-27-2016 01:30 PM
  25. BluetoothFairy1's Avatar
    Double tap to wake.
    If you are on Redstone and have a Lumia, you should have it under Settings >> Extras >> Touch
    There, you can find both:
    1/ double tap the screen to wake
    2/ double tap the button bar to sleep
    06-27-2016 01:37 PM
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