Notification Centre Concept (volume controls)

| March 4, 2013 | 7 Replies

notification centre


You may have seen a few concepts already for a notification centre for Windows Phone. The two main concepts that work with the Windows Phone UI utilise either a swipe to the left (thus three homescreen view) or volume control buttons as opposed to pull down notification in other OSes.


This one on TheVerge forums uses the volume control option. The notification look like your notification in the people hub/Me tile. The volume control option is accessible throughout the whole UI, more so than a swipe from the main screen. That’s what I love about the music controls. Ideally perhaps there might be some other shortcut controls?

Via: Reddit



Category: Concept, Nokia, Windows Phone

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  • Maybe

    Been waiting since WP7… Is it so hard to implement one?

    • Siliconsub

      Annoying thing is, if they do it one way on Windows Phone, it would be weird if they do it another way in Windows 8, so they have to do it the same way

  • viktor von d.

    this one works because you can access it from anywhere in the os. the swype to the left from the homescreen would limit that.problem is that it requires to first push the volume button,then drag the shade down.2 moves.1 too many

    • Jay Montano

      Unless of course it can be activated by quick succession of pressing the volume button down/up.

    • Harangue

      Honestly, the best implementation is what both Android, iOS and even Symbian have; the pull down menu. Works everywhere in the OS and it is done with the least amount of effort.

  • JAD

    i think the notification center should be accessed by right to left swipe in both the homescreen and the lockscreen… i don’t really need to check my notification when i am in a game, and if i do, they are actually one click and one swipe away

  • drexter

    how about pressing volume up and down buttons at the same time.
    or holding one of the capacitive buttons…