If you receive voicemail messages via email, you may have encountered a problem listening to .wav formatted messages on your Windows Phone. Apparently some service providers use old codecs for their .wav formatted messages that are not compatible with Windows Phone.
I ran into this problem with voicemail messages I received from a service I use. I figured out a quick and easy way to convert the .WAV messages to .MP3 format that can be played on my phone. All you need to do is: Continue reading Consolidate & Convert VoiceMail Messages
Windows Phone 7 does not include any kind of ringtone profiles that allow you to automatically program how incoming phone calls are received on the phone. I’ve come up with a workaround that addresses this deficiency well enough to suit my needs and thought I’d share it here for anyone who might be interested.
First, I created a “silent” ringtone and synced it to my phone. I assigned this silent ringtone as the system-wide ringtone on my phone:
- Download my silent ringtone (this ringtones complies with all the requirements of using a custom ringtone on windows phones, so no editing is necessary)
- Sync the silent ringtone to your phone
- Assign the silent ringtone as the system-wide ringtone on your phone by tapping Settings > ringtones+sounds. Tap the Ringtone option and select the Silent ringtone from your list of custom ringtones.
Continue reading Windows Phone & Ringtone Profiles