Quickstart: Sending a Toast notification with custom audio

Toast notifications can use custom audio, which lets your app express your brand’s unique sound effects. For example, a messaging app can use their own messaging sound on their Toast notifications, so that the user can instantly know that they received a notification from the app, rather than hearing the generic notification sound. 1. Install…

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Action Center in the Cloud – Universal Dismiss

New in Anniversary Update (coming soon to Insider builds): Action Center in the Cloud and Universal Dismiss means that when you dismiss a notification from one device, the same notification on your other devices is also dismissed. The common example of this scenario is calendar reminders… you have a calendar app on both of your…

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Action Center in the Cloud – Notification Mirroring

New in Anniversary Update (build 14356 or newer): Action Center in the Cloud allows you to see your phone’s notifications on your PC. We call this Notification Mirroring, and it automatically works without any changes to apps! With Notification Mirroring and Cortana, users can receive and act on their phone’s notifications (Windows Mobile and Android)…

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What’s new for Toast notifications and Action Center in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

In the most recent Windows 10 Anniversary Update, numerous improvements have been made to Toast notifications and Action Center. Toast supports full Adaptive: In the previous release, Toasts only supported a limited set of Adaptive schema (text and image). With the Anniversary Update, Toast notifications support the full Adaptive schema. Developers can now make Toast…

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