1. Williaml99's Avatar
    I have migrated from 980XL to S8+. I also have used a disabler to help in making outlook front and center. The outlook part would be totally successful in my estimation if I could snooze reminders. Still hoping to find solution on that one.

    Challenges ahead are.

    1. Snooze on Outlook reminders.

    2. No support of SD Card on OneDrive.

    3. No support for SD Card on Groove Music. Not a subscriber, want to play my collection from local and OneDrive.

    4. No Android Auto support for groove music.

    That being said I am thrilled to have this phone. A gigantic step up. Thank God.

    I very much appreciate having Google Maps and chrome. Chrome was my preferred browser on windows.

    Thanks

    Bill
    11-14-2017 09:12 PM
  2. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Welcome. As stated before, there are a lot of WP refugees on this site. I still dabble and I know others do as well.
    Don't use an SD card, so can't make any relevant suggestions.
    Have you tried Microsoft Launcher yet? Really enjoy it. I have Cortana installed but usually not as my default assistant. I love getting texts/notifications, etc on my laptop.
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    11-14-2017 09:19 PM
  3. Williaml99's Avatar
    yes, I am currently using launcher. Not using Cortana. I liked Cortana fine on WM10. Using Google for now. Thanks
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    11-14-2017 09:32 PM
  4. Centerman66's Avatar
    Use a third party file manager that can link to one drive. I use solid Explorer. I have my one drive and dropbox accounts both linked up. Works like a charm. I've also heard good things about Asus file manager.
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    11-14-2017 09:37 PM
  5. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Re: snoozing Outlook notifications...
    I'm in the Samsung Oreo Beta program. One of the nice things this added is the ability to snooze any notification.
    Pull down notification shade...lightly swipe notification to the right just a bit and it opens a tab that allows you to set a snooze time.
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    11-14-2017 09:42 PM
  6. mary beth hale's Avatar
    1. Snooze on Outlook reminders.
    sorry...misread OP. Thought it said notifications. Though you can snooze anything that ends up in notification shade.
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    11-14-2017 09:45 PM
  7. Williaml99's Avatar
    Great information, Thanks to all.
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    11-14-2017 09:49 PM
  8. gernerttl's Avatar
    I have migrated from 980XL to S8+. I also have used a disabler to help in making outlook front and center. The outlook part would be totally successful in my estimation if I could snooze reminders. Still hoping to find solution on that one.
    I am not sure why you had to do that. I never configured the default email app, and you can make Outlook the default app without using a disabler.

    Just go into Settings->Apps->Default apps->Set as default-> Scroll until you find Outlook and set it as default for email. You can also disable Samsung's default email app without a disabler.

    Because I was an Android user before I was a Windows Phone user, I still had my Google account. Which is what I use for the Play Store.

    Challenges ahead are.

    1. Snooze on Outlook reminders.
    I don't snooze my reminders, so I guess that is why I didn't miss the snooze function on Windows Phone.

    2. No support of SD Card on OneDrive.
    I use ES File Explorer Pro. It supports SD Card as well as cloud storage, including OneDrive and Google Drive. It costs around $4.99, I think. It will also allow you to set up more than one Google Drive account. I haven't tried multiple OneDrive accounts.

    3. No support for SD Card on Groove Music. Not a subscriber, want to play my collection from local and OneDrive.
    I have my music on both my phone and OneDrive. I use Samsung Music. I'm not a fan of Play Music.

    4. No Android Auto support for groove music.
    I'm not sure what you mean. Could you be a little more specific?

    That being said I am thrilled to have this phone. A gigantic step up. Thank God.

    I very much appreciate having Google Maps and chrome. Chrome was my preferred browser on windows.

    Thanks

    Bill
    Yes the S8/S8+ is a great phone. I am a former Lumia Icon owner. I've been away from Windows Mobile for a few years though. I did a year and a half stint with an iPhone and finally came back into the Samsung fold (I had a Samsung Note II before I had a Windows Phone).
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    11-15-2017 12:51 PM
  9. Williaml99's Avatar
    Thanks for the thoughtful reply.
    "Just go into Settings->Apps->Default apps->Set as default-> " Did that, it takes a little more to get it anywhere close to default and behave as it did when it really was default on Windows Phone.

    "I use ES File Explorer Pro. It supports SD Card" I will check this out. I would like to find an app that would act as an agent and redirect all or selected apps to use SD Card. Probably wont happen.

    I will look at Samsung music. Groove synced across all my devices with onedrive. Change a song a playlist and it was changed for all. On all your devices you could stream your personal files from onedrive with no subscription to their music service or sync them local to local storage including SD on mobile. groove music for android does not support SD card. MS deserves all the credit for this and probably could care less.


    No Android Auto support for groove music. > When you fire up Android Auto it will only display the music apps that support Android Auto. MS gets the credit again. I am working diligently to find player that supports one drive, windows play lists and android auto.

    Thanks
    Bill
    11-16-2017 08:38 AM
  10. gernerttl's Avatar
    Thanks for the thoughtful reply.
    "Just go into Settings->Apps->Default apps->Set as default-> " Did that, it takes a little more to get it anywhere close to default and behave as it did when it really was default on Windows Phone.

    "I use ES File Explorer Pro. It supports SD Card" I will check this out. I would like to find an app that would act as an agent and redirect all or selected apps to use SD Card. Probably wont happen.

    I will look at Samsung music. Groove synced across all my devices with onedrive. Change a song a playlist and it was changed for all. On all your devices you could stream your personal files from onedrive with no subscription to their music service or sync them local to local storage including SD on mobile. groove music for android does not support SD card. MS deserves all the credit for this and probably could care less.


    No Android Auto support for groove music. > When you fire up Android Auto it will only display the music apps that support Android Auto. MS gets the credit again. I am working diligently to find player that supports one drive, windows play lists and android auto.

    Thanks
    Bill
    You're welcome. By the way, I checked out Android Auto and noticed it doesn't support Samsung Music either. It does support Play Music, which is expected.
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    11-16-2017 05:35 PM
  11. 11B1P's Avatar
    I have migrated from 980XL
    Wow, I left almost a year ago, and this is the first I've heard of a 980XL.
    11-16-2017 07:00 PM
  12. gernerttl's Avatar
    Wow, I left almost a year ago, and this is the first I've heard of a 980XL.
    Microsoft Lumia 980 XL review

    Not sure if it was ever released in the US.
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    11-16-2017 07:23 PM
  13. mary beth hale's Avatar
    Microsoft Lumia 980 XL review

    Not sure if it was ever released in the US.
    Learn something new every day.
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    11-16-2017 07:46 PM
  14. Williaml99's Avatar
    Sorry I meant 950XL, It's hell to get old.
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    11-16-2017 07:57 PM
  15. gernerttl's Avatar
    Sorry I meant 950XL, It's hell to get old.
    Haha. The funny part is, there is a 980XL... In Australia.
    11-16-2017 10:06 PM
  16. 11B1P's Avatar
    Sorry I meant 950XL, It's hell to get old.
    LOL, I thought you probably meant 950
    11-17-2017 02:57 AM

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