standard Guide: How to Add Custom Notification Alerts to Your Windows Phone + Download Some Simple Alert Tones

DSC05389With WP 8.1 bringing custom notifications per app in the action center; users will probably want to add their own custom alert tones, as those provided by Microsoft and Nokia pretty much suck. Below is a quick video guide showing how to add custom alerts to your WP device (all you need is a computer and a USB cable).

Once you’ve figured out exactly how to add new tones o your WP device, the more difficult part is actually finding a decent notification tone; especially if your phone never shuts up. To hep you out I’ve uploaded a file with some of my favorite simple short, non-obtrusive alerts (in MP3 format) at the link below, enjoy them!

P.S. have a favorite alert tone? Tell us what it is!

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Ali is a dental school graduate currently living in Amman, Jordan; born and raised in the US, a tech lover with a serious addiction to all things sweet. He is the co-founder of GeekOnGadgets, and a senior editor at our Sister site

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  • Adam

    Thanks for the info

  • Vivek

    This helped a lot…Thanks!