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  1. RobbieRobski's Avatar
    Hey there guys. I have some questions coming from windows phone 8.1.

    Can you still set a custom ringtone and text tone per contact?
    Can you still assign up to 3 nicknames for a contact in Cortana?
    Can you set a background where the tiles are transparent and the background moves in parallax when you scroll up and down? I remember early in W10 release you could not do this unless you had upgraded to windows 10 in place through insider preview.


    OneDrive:
    On wp8.1 if you were browsing photos you have your normal tiles for camera roll, favorites, saved pictures, etc. Then there is the onedrive tile where you can browse one drive. Is that pretty much the same?

    On desktop windows 10, if I make a playlist in groove with "local files" or basically files that are in my one drive ie C:\Users\myuser\OneDrive\Music

    Would that same playlist work on my phone or would it skip those files because the path is not available... or would it automatically switch to the "cloud" location of onedrive

    Cortana:
    Is there still a setting to have your text messages read to you (ie if your headphones are plugged in)
    Similarly, is there still a car mode?

    Groove:
    On Wp8.1 when you launch xbox music there is the recent page where you can see either playlists songs or albums that you've played. I kind of assume (unfortnately) that since I don't see this functionality on desktop version of groove or even the android version that this isn't available in win10 mobile either.

    That's all I can think of for now.

    [edit]

    SMS:
    When you have a contact with multiple mobile numbers, is there still an option in the conversation to switch which number you are texting?
    Last edited by RobbieRobski; 10-31-2016 at 01:57 PM.
    10-24-2016 12:13 PM
  2. libra89's Avatar
    Can you set a background where the tiles are transparent and the background moves in parallax when you scroll up and down? I remember early in W10 release you could not do this unless you had upgraded to windows 10 in place through insider preview.
    Yes.

    OneDrive:
    On wp8.1 if you were browsing photos you have your normal tiles for camera roll, favorites, saved pictures, etc. Then there is the onedrive tile where you can browse one drive. Is that pretty much the same?
    It's not the same in the photos app exactly. When you open the app, it shows you all of your photos, both on OneDrive and on your phone. I haven't tried launching OneDrive from the OneDrive app to let you know how that is.
    10-24-2016 12:36 PM
  3. kaktus1389's Avatar
    Can you still set a custom ringtone and text tone per contact?
    Yes.
    Can you still assign up to 3 nicknames for a contact in Cortana?
    I can spot option for one nickname.
    Can you set a background where the tiles are transparent and the background moves in parallax when you scroll up and down?
    If you mean background set to tile image, then yes.
    Is there still a setting to have your text messages read to you (ie if your headphones are plugged in)
    Yes

    Similarly, is there still a car mode?
    I believe there is "driving mode" in settings.
    libra89 likes this.
    10-24-2016 12:36 PM
  4. terra's Avatar
    i can't set any custom ringtone, their not being recognized
    formats are .m4a, .mp3, .wma
    11-03-2016 03:51 PM
  5. gbobman's Avatar
    To be recognized as a ringtone, it must be imported using the Windows program appropriate to the PC you will connect to.

    This seems very similar to this thread: http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...t-working.html
    libra89 likes this.
    11-03-2016 03:56 PM
  6. terra's Avatar
    Yes, I just commented on that thread.

    The companion app is also not working

    No ringtone folder, that I can see on my phone, I can't see it
    11-03-2016 04:15 PM
  7. daimv's Avatar
    I hope you get your ringtones man, but using the ringtone maker app I haven't had any problem though that is one by one.
    11-03-2016 05:10 PM
  8. terra's Avatar
    Yes, ringtone maker works well.
    At one at a time,.....ouch

    Regards
    11-03-2016 05:40 PM
  9. EspHack's Avatar
    Hey there guys. I have some questions coming from windows phone 8.1.

    Can you still set a custom ringtone and text tone per contact?
    Can you still assign up to 3 nicknames for a contact in Cortana?
    Can you set a background where the tiles are transparent and the background moves in parallax when you scroll up and down? I remember early in W10 release you could not do this unless you had upgraded to windows 10 in place through insider preview.


    OneDrive:
    On wp8.1 if you were browsing photos you have your normal tiles for camera roll, favorites, saved pictures, etc. Then there is the onedrive tile where you can browse one drive. Is that pretty much the same?

    On desktop windows 10, if I make a playlist in groove with "local files" or basically files that are in my one drive ie C:\Users\myuser\OneDrive\Music


    Would that same playlist work on my phone or would it skip those files because the path is not available... or would it automatically switch to the "cloud" location of onedrive


    Cortana:
    Is there still a setting to have your text messages read to you (ie if your headphones are plugged in)
    Similarly, is there still a car mode?

    Groove:
    On Wp8.1 when you launch xbox music there is the recent page where you can see either playlists songs or albums that you've played. I kind of assume (unfortnately) that since I don't see this functionality on desktop version of groove or even the android version that this isn't available in win10 mobile either.

    That's all I can think of for now.

    [edit]

    SMS:
    When you have a contact with multiple mobile numbers, is there still an option in the conversation to switch which number you are texting?
    the photos app will pull any pictures on cameraroll, saved and screenshots that you have on your onedrive

    groove will pick up whatever music you have on your music folder inside onedrive, from whatever device you try it, that C:\... direction you mentioned is just a shortcut to your onedrive, your phone will read it as the actual onedrive.com url
    11-03-2016 11:14 PM

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