[U8.1]Windows store app custom sound RRS feed

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  •  toastXmlString = "<toast>"
                               + "<visual version='1'>"
                               + "<binding template='ToastText02'>"
                               + "<text id='1'>Sound:</text>"
                               + "<text id='2'>" + audioSrc + "</text>"
                               + "</binding>"
                               + "</visual>"
                                 + "<audio src='ms-appx:///Assets/Siren8.wav'/>"
                                 + "</toast>";

    Windows 8.1 store app custom sound not playing ..what changes need here.

    • Edited by Jamles Hez Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:08 AM add title tag
    • Edited by Prabu pmp Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:09 AM
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 6:50 AM


  • Hi Prabu pmp,


    It seems we are not able to customize it in Windows Store App per the following article:

    The toast audio options catalog


    See comments below:

    Note  Only the system-provided sounds listed in this topic can be used in a Windows toast notification; the selections are not extensible.”

    The media file to play in place of the default sound. On Windows, this attribute can have one of the following string values: ……

    I’ve also tested your code from my side, the custom sound does not work in my app.


    Best regards,


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    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 3:10 AM