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  1. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    Okay, so here post what your favorite feature or features that are coming in WP8.1. I'm not doing a poll because it would include a LOT of options. So instead, post a comment on what your favorite 8.1 feature/features are!

    As for me, my favorite features are the action/notification center, Cortana, MUCH improved ie11 with html5 video support, and the ability to mirror WP screens to TVs and/or monitors. (I hope it can do it to the Xbox one too, like Apple products with the apple TV)


    BTW, if you haven't looked at all the 8.1 features yet (not all are confirmed, and there may be more that isn't on that list), check out the article the bloggers posted. :)
    http://www.windowscentral.com/develo...s-phone-81-sdk
    02-11-2014 07:09 PM
  2. Jazmac's Avatar
    Action center, VPN, Bluetooth 4.0 support. Playto and YouTube player. In that order.
    unstoppablekem and teckris like this.
    02-11-2014 08:13 PM
  3. SwimSwim's Avatar
    This is a bit clich, but all of them! Windows Phone 8.1 in itself is an incredible upgrade! An even bigger leap than between Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8! Really excited, this is basically our version of iOS 7. So let's get pumped for ALL the new features, big and small!
    02-11-2014 08:42 PM
  4. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    This is a bit clich, but all of them! Windows Phone 8.1 in itself is an incredible upgrade! An even bigger leap than between Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8! Really excited, this is basically our version of iOS 7. So let's get pumped for ALL the new features, big and small!
    Yes!


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    02-11-2014 10:11 PM
  5. Ashish Kakade05's Avatar
    My fav is action center!!!!!but they are removing Facebook fro m email+accounts so i don't like thatπŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’
    unstoppablekem likes this.
    02-11-2014 10:29 PM
  6. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    My fav is action center!!!!!but they are removing Facebook fro m email+accounts so i don't like thatπŸ˜’πŸ˜’πŸ˜’
    I do understand why they are removing integrated facebook, and that is because if it's integrated, it will take longer to update than to just have an app and update that.


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    02-11-2014 10:47 PM
  7. arifdanials's Avatar
    Personally, I love Action Center, Cortana and swiping down the apps to close them
    Ashish Kakade05 likes this.
    02-12-2014 08:21 AM
  8. samy_a's Avatar
    While many new features are great, my favorite is that apps will be more easily ported between the different Windows.
    Kon Bick likes this.
    02-12-2014 08:29 AM
  9. may693's Avatar
    Care for windows 8.. firstly! see here :D 1.png
    http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=...e-0bd73338b281
    iAdrian23 likes this.
    02-12-2014 08:32 AM
  10. psgenious's Avatar
    My favourite feature is to install apps on SD Card . I am having a 64 gb memory card for it.
    Ashish Kakade05 likes this.
    02-12-2014 09:57 AM
  11. radmanvr's Avatar
    My favorite feature is to change navi bar color
    02-12-2014 10:03 AM
  12. Ashish Kakade05's Avatar
    Navigation bar is gonna be available for latest hardware's as there is no on-screen buttons on wp8 so don't be happy about navigation bar......enjoy Other awesome things!!!!!!!!
    02-12-2014 10:50 AM
  13. ptrkhh's Avatar
    The back button behavior! Finally we don't have to relaunch apps everytime!
    02-13-2014 04:39 PM
  14. albogino's Avatar
    I don't understand the navi bar thing. what's it supposed to do? is it digital buttons on the screen, like android has on the nexus, which lacks capacitative buttons as a phone?
    02-13-2014 07:05 PM
  15. mrdeeds_72's Avatar
    Action center and ability to install apps on SD are huge even though I have an 8X.
    02-13-2014 09:41 PM
  16. jhoff80's Avatar
    The file picker will be huge when apps start taking advantage of it. Not needing to use SkyDrive... er... OneDrive... as a go-between for apps opening files is a major thing.

    And for another one that's nice and nobody has mentioned yet from messing with the leaked emulator...

    month.png

    I'd still like it to say the actual text, but the colored lines are already better than what WP8 does. A little disappointed that the Agenda view is gone though. Week view IS pretty nice though.

    The improved podcast support is nice as well, because you can add stuff that the Zune Store didn't have as long as you have the xml feed.
    Last edited by jhoff80; 02-13-2014 at 11:11 PM.
    02-13-2014 09:52 PM
  17. 3earnhardt3's Avatar
    The merging of wp8.1 and rt is my favorite feature. I know this isn't the full merge yet, but when it comes I believe you will see an explosion of apps in the store.
    02-13-2014 10:22 PM
  18. Lance_WPCentral's Avatar
    Action center and installation of apps on SD Card. Thank god post WP 8.1 I won't have to keep uninstalling and re-installing games and apps.
    02-13-2014 11:02 PM
  19. Agent-P's Avatar
    Separate ringtone/media volume controls and action center are my two favourite features.
    02-13-2014 11:28 PM
  20. Usman Mubashir's Avatar
    the T9 keyboard,
    CORTANA
    start screen backgrounds
    Live tiles

    urgh, I've forgot nearly all of them, put them all here :D
    02-17-2014 08:15 AM
  21. Nik Rolls's Avatar
    Pretty much all of them, but one I'm particularly happy about is the S/MIME support in the email client. This is a feature I've been using in Outlook for a while and it's annoying when you have to skip encrypted emails on your phone.
    02-17-2014 08:05 PM
  22. chrisnx's Avatar
    Well, if that's really i fake i cry but the live screen with Music is looking so freaking awesome!! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v...&stream_ref=10
    I would love to see that.

    and then,
    file picker, swype keyboard and seperate control of ring and media
    02-19-2014 01:10 PM
  23. narv's Avatar
    Cortana
    Updated Calendar Features
    Browser Updates
    Quiet Hours
    Action Center / Actionable Notifications
    Speed Dial / "inner circle"
    02-19-2014 01:24 PM
  24. iAdrian23's Avatar
    The backgrounds is my favorite feature.
    Atlhough I still wish for that Dynamic Lock Screen
    Susmit257 likes this.
    02-20-2014 06:12 AM
  25. Rebel Kane's Avatar
    My favourite feature? I guess that I don't need to get a new phone to receive it unlike my old Omnia 7 (still have it for sentimental value rofl).
    02-20-2014 08:18 AM
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