1. BobtimusPrime's Avatar
    A lot of users are clamoring for a cellular quick action to be added to the Action Center, and I think it's a great idea, but I wanted to expand on that idea for the Action Center.

    Why not add a new way to interact with our quick actions? Wouldn't it be great to long press one of these quick actions buttons to go to their respective settings menu, and tap to toggle them on and off?

    I think with the addition of a cellular quick action and my way of interacting with the quick actions, why not add options for battery saver, data sense, storage sense? It could also help out with mitigating the need to dig through our settings menu for these items, and bring a little more continuity to the OS. We already have long press for interacting with the Start Screen live tiles.

    Since we have the option for more live tiles, I don't think it would be too much of a stretch to have 5 quick action buttons in total.
    05-07-2014 01:16 AM
  2. Shubhendu Singh's Avatar
    I have yet to check WP8.1 in hands but i am surprised its not included. So there is no toggle of wifi from Action Centre ?
    I am getting sick of clamoring through settings to find Battery Saver and Phone Storage, thank god for connectivity tiles or it would be sooo much pain to do basic things.
    Multitasking in Wp IS really a joke.
    05-07-2014 01:28 AM
  3. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    What do you mean by "cellular quick action"?

    I don't really understand what this would do.

    Would you be able to elaborate in more details?
    05-07-2014 01:28 AM
  4. BobtimusPrime's Avatar
    I have yet to check WP8.1 in hands but i am surprised its not included. So there is no toggle of wifi from Action Centre ?
    I am getting sick of clamoring through settings to find Battery Saver and Phone Storage, thank god for connectivity tiles or it would be sooo much pain to do basic things.
    Multitasking in Wp IS really a joke.
    Tapping on the Wi-Fi quick action takes you to the settings menu for the Wi-Fi, in which you have to then hit the toggle to turn it on or off. I feel it's too slow and adds too many steps.
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    05-07-2014 01:31 AM
  5. BobtimusPrime's Avatar
    What do you mean by "cellular quick action"?

    I don't really understand what this would do.

    Would you be able to elaborate in more details?
    Just like the Wi-Fi quick action button, except it is for your cellular data (3G/4G).
    05-07-2014 01:33 AM
  6. ShreyansShah's Avatar
    What do you mean by "cellular quick action"?

    I don't really understand what this would do.

    Would you be able to elaborate in more details?
    it simply means enabling and disabling the data on cellular network, which is not there in the action center options.
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    05-07-2014 01:35 AM
  7. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Just like the Wi-Fi quick action button, except it is for your cellular data (3G/4G).
    it simply means enabling and disabling the data on cellular network, which is not there in the action center options.
    Ok. I understand now.

    I have 4G LTE where I am, so that isn't a feature I'd use. However, I could see where some people might find it useful.
    05-07-2014 01:46 AM
  8. ShreyansShah's Avatar
    05-07-2014 01:46 AM
  9. azcruz's Avatar
    Right now I simply use voice commands to turn on/off many of the settings, such as Wi-Fi, Flight mode, Quiet hours, Bluetooth, etc. However, the turn on/off cellular is not supported. I use Open Cellular to quickly get to the Cellular+SIM settings.
    05-07-2014 01:55 AM
  10. ShreyansShah's Avatar
    Right now I simply use voice commands to turn on/off many of the settings, such as Wi-Fi, Flight mode, Quiet hours, Bluetooth, etc. However, the turn on/off cellular is not supported. I use Open Cellular to quickly get to the Cellular+SIM settings.
    cool man.
    i tried but i never found the correct commands for such voice command actions.
    05-07-2014 02:09 AM
  11. azcruz's Avatar
    You can find additional commands here- http://forums.windowscentral.com/cor...-commands.html

    Sent from my Surface with Windows RT using Tapatalk
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    05-07-2014 02:32 AM
  12. Kram Sacul's Avatar
    Tapping on the Wi-Fi quick action takes you to the settings menu for the Wi-Fi, in which you have to then hit the toggle to turn it on or off. I feel it's too slow and adds too many steps.
    Actually this is not true. You can turn on Wi-FI with one tap but if you tap it again to turn it off it will take you to the Wi-Fi settings page.
    05-07-2014 07:51 AM
  13. Kram Sacul's Avatar
    I am getting sick of clamoring through settings to find Battery Saver and Phone Storage, thank god for connectivity tiles or it would be sooo much pain to do basic things.
    Instead of needlessly complaining why don't you just pin Battery Saver and Phone Storage to your Start screen? They're apps now.
    05-07-2014 07:54 AM
  14. BobtimusPrime's Avatar
    Actually this is not true. You can turn on Wi-FI with one tap but if you tap it again to turn it off it will take you to the Wi-Fi settings page.
    Mine does not act this way. Whether it is on or off, a tap takes me to the settings menu.
    05-07-2014 09:17 AM
  15. Kram Sacul's Avatar
    Mine does not act this way. Whether it is on or off, a tap takes me to the settings menu.
    That's odd. What settings do you have enabled in Wi-Fi? How many known networks do you have inside the "manage" section?
    05-07-2014 09:34 AM
  16. BobtimusPrime's Avatar
    That's odd. What settings do you have enabled in Wi-Fi? How many known networks do you have inside the "manage" section?
    I have one at home and 3 or 4 at work, plus random others. I turned off connect to wifi provided by my mobile provider because the ones I end up connecting to don't have a good signal. Regardless, the button doesn't operate properly.
    05-07-2014 10:13 AM
  17. Shubhendu Singh's Avatar
    Instead of needlessly complaining why don't you just pin Battery Saver and Phone Storage to your Start screen? They're apps now.
    I have Wp8 and nothing happens when i long press battery saver or phone storage in settings.
    05-07-2014 11:38 AM
  18. Kram Sacul's Avatar
    I have Wp8 and nothing happens when i long press battery saver or phone storage in settings.
    They're in the App List in 8.1 under Battery Saver and Storage Sense.
    05-07-2014 11:40 AM
  19. BobtimusPrime's Avatar
    LOL! One of my co-workers just said "You mean, they should make it like Android?"

    Drats! I haven't been on Android in almost 2 years and forgot about this...I still want it.
    05-07-2014 03:13 PM
  20. srikanth reddy4's Avatar
    Tapping on the Wi-Fi quick action takes you to the settings menu for the Wi-Fi, in which you have to then hit the toggle to turn it on or off. I feel it's too slow and adds too many steps.
    then u can simply say cortana turn off wifi which it can do easily
    05-08-2014 01:02 PM
  21. MyNL822's Avatar
    Yes, please do this a Nokia Lumia 822 carrier glitch when using it on T-Mobile causes me to have to change to 2g for texts or it won't send. So I constantly switch between 3g and 2g(No 4g because I'm using a Verizon phone on T-Mobile network.
    05-08-2014 04:19 PM

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