1. Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,452
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       2 Weeks Ago #1

    Alarm apps to break through Quiet Hours now in Windows 10


    We just enabled this in the next Insider fast-ring flight of the Creators Update! All third-party alarm apps will break through quiet hours now, just like the first-party alarm app!

    Thank you everyone for letting us know that this feature was important to you!


    Source: Allow alarms to break through Quiet Hours - Welcome to the Windows developer feedback site!


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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #2

    Well yea, this is a no brainer lol.
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  3. Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14971
       2 Weeks Ago #3

    What would be even better is to have an advanced option in "Settings -> Apps & features" for each app to turn on/off allowing to break through Quiet Hours.
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  4. Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 256
    Windows 7 (SP1)
       2 Weeks Ago #4

    Why would anyone want an alarm that windows wouldn't let alarm in the first place !!
    This is funny
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  5. Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 2,595
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       2 Weeks Ago #5

    Brink said: View Post
    What would be even better is to have an advanced option in "Settings -> Apps & features" for each app to turn on/off allowing to break through Quiet Hours.
    I was thinking that but as it says in the comments on the link that is up to the developer of the app.
    if an app sets a toast to scenario="alarm", it will break through quiet hours. Adaptive and interactive toast notifications for Windows 10 Tiles and Toasts has a great post on notifications.
    I guess if MS don't make the facility to allow only certain apps to break through quiet hours then badly written apps could all break through - whether they were alarms or not - if the toast notification was set like that. Presumably turning off notifications altogether on a per-app basis (which you can already do) would stop this though.
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