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Convention for serif font

Maybe this question is suitable for SO or UX Stackexchange, but I try it here. In the design guidelines for Windows Phone, you are encouraged to use the font Segoe WP for the most of your UIs. Segoe ...
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How to transfer PDF document from Lumia510 to my Laptop

How can I transfer my PDF documents from Nokia-lumia 510 to my laptop in order to print them. Thanks
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Data saved inside (shell) tile [on hold]

I have use case like this: User inside app creates shell (secondary) tile. Later, from home screen users taps created shell and is directed to app. App according to data passed to it (from tile) ...
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OneDrive photo icon deleted picture!

So on my windows phone when I go into photos: then into albums then click on the OneDrive file the screen looks like the picture I have added onto this. The icon for the camera roll and the recent ...
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Lumia 521 won't charge from car USB

My Lumia 521 won't charge from car USB - when plugged in, an error comes on the audio screen saying check USB. That's ok, bluetooth works fine, but for some reason it won't charge. Android phones ...
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How to set up alert for a mail folder in Windows Phone 8.1

I want to have alert for a specific folder in one of my mail boxes. Would that be possible? I did look around but could not find a way! Thank you.
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Create an app on WP 7 and WP8. Is it possible? [on hold]

My question is pretty simple: is it possible to create an app working on Windows Phone 7 and Windows Phone 8? In my web agency, one of my clients need an app working on two different devices. Someone ...
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How i can change the Access point on Lumia 630?

In lumia 720 (my previous phone) it's possible to change the access point. Now I need change the access point on my new device (a Lumia 630) but I can not find where to do it on the settings. It's ...
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Application for bluetooth voice chat

Is there an application to perform voice chat with another person in the near vicinity? I am aware that an application like this exists for text chat using bluetooth but what about voice?
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my nokia lumia 520 battery is draining fast after i updated to windows 8.1.any solutions?

My nokia lumia 520 battery is draining fast after i updated to windows 8.1.any solutions? It drains about 5 percentage each 5 minutes.
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Why the update 1 is not available?

I have Nokia Lumia 635 with WP 8.1, version 8.10.12397.895. When I try Phone update it states that my system is in actual state and no updates are available. I have read that Update 1 should be ...
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Is there a free video player which can play any type of video?

Can I download an app or codec for my Lumia 520. I need a media player which can play any kind of video, especially .avi .mkv.
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Music player controls still a pain in WP8.1

It was a big complaint in WP7 that the music controls would get stuck on the lock screen. In WP8 they fade away after a few seconds but they're still there... I listen to some music for a few minutes ...
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Does Preview for Developers Apply to All Phones?

I want to sign up my Lumia 1020 with the Preview for Developers. If I do this, will it automatically apply to all of my phones associated with that Microsoft account, or does it apply to the 1020 ...
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how to show all running apps on my nokia 520

I am new to wp, I wonder if there is a way to show all the running apps as in Android. Does it depends on WP or on Nokia. Thanks
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Securely wipe data so it could not be restored

I wanted to use ccleaner driver wiper, but smartphone device is not listed as drive. I want to overwrite phone memory so it could not be restored.
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What is the difference between Windows Store app, W. Phone app and W. Phone Silverlight app [on hold]

I am new to this environment but I got confused a bit, when I see these 3 kind of apps. I assumes that Windows Store App is an app that goes on the market place, but also the WP app does that ... and ...
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Nokia 820 will not connect to LTE

I have an 820 with ATT and just this weekend I was able to use my phone over LTE. Now it just says 4G and I cannot create a hotspot with it. I haven't done anything to my plan with ATT. Any help?
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Camera-related apps crashing

I cannot use Nokia camera, 6snap, Twitter... It seems that only apps with camera crash on startup. But there is a catch: Camera from Microsoft works perfectly! I do not want to reset my phone, since ...
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Can't transfer SMS to another phone

I'm trying to transfer my data from a Nokia Lumia 625 to a 635. According to different guides I should be able to transfer both contacts and SMS to the other phone but the option to select SMS never ...
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How to keep track of daily mobile data limit?

Using the Data Sense app, I can set a number of different data limits (pre-paid, monthly, unlimited), but what seems to be missing is a daily limit. This makes it hard to keep track of such limits ...
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My nokia Lumia 520 wont accept earphones

I got my Nokia Lumia 520 5 months ago and I has been fine until now. Any headphones/earphones I plug in are not being accepted and music just plays out normally without earphones... I tried restarting ...
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Crash after add canvas in ListBox [migrated]

Heloo to all. I have a little (big) problem with my app Windows Phone 8.1, so i have a list of Message (for chatting), my list is an ObservableCollection, this list can contain text or array of Lines ...
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Windows phome 8.1 Lumia 521 system size

Storage Sense reports that the "System" is using 5.88 GB. That seems large on a phone with 7.2 GB total. Storage check says the "System" is only 1.9? Also Other is listed as 3.9 GB. Is this normal? ...
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Phone crashed after playing 15 or more music files in the normal media player

My phone crashed after playing 15 or more music files in the normal media player, it's a Nokia Lumia with WP 7.8. If I stream music from Onedrive, or when I'm watching video's everything is fine. ...
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80073cf9 error while installing Whatsapp

When I'm installing Whatsapp on my Nokia Lumia 520, running on Windows Phone 8.1, I get the 80073cf9 error. It's only since yesterday. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Podcast app occupies all my local phone storage

I own a htc 8S which has very limited internal storage where 3.x GB of 4 are already used by the OS itself, and now the Podcast app owns 600 MB of them, leaving only some MB which will never ever ...
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Crash & Overheating with Nokia Lumia 920

I just had the following problem with my otherwise reliable Lumia 920. Context: Happened on Nokia Lumia 920 with up-to-date SW Was in the main screen No background applications were running ...
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is splash screen mandatory on windows phone apps?

I am new to this device and all the apps that I downloaded have a splash screen; I wonder whether splash screen mandatory on windows phone or not
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How to view image details (Exif data) for any photo?

I know how to view Exif data (shutter speed, ISO, exposure, time taken, etc.) for photos taken with the Nokia/Lumia Camera app (open the app, expand app bar, tap "picture info"), but what about photos ...
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Gmail problems in nokia 1520

I am very disappointed with the oficial gmail in my Nokia 1520. When I forward message i need previously open the attachements like pictures or document otherwise do not appear the attachement to ...
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How can I force connection to my home wifi verses public wifi?

I get some wifi signal from a hotspot outside my building from my cable company. But I only want to connect when my home wifi is out of range. How can I set a prefered order of wifi connections?
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How to type π on the keyboard?

Is it possible to type a π on the keyboard of WP(8.1)? I know you can copy and paste it, but that takes a lot of time. How to do this? Are there also some other mathematics symbols (like Alpha, ...
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Delete option in Quick Notes of OneNote in my Lumia 525 is invisible

I tried to remove a Quick Note from OneNote in my Lumia 525 Windows Phone by long pressing a Quick Note and I found two options. One is Pin to start and another one is Delete. But that delete option ...
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visual studio 2013 - windows phone development logging without debugging [migrated]

Is it possible to log my Windows Phone without debugging it? I am porting a phonegap cordova app and need to see the log (in the output view coming from my function console.log); but if I deploy my ...
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Is it possible to send an installed App to another Windows Phone?

I'm just messing around to find the way to share an App or a game between two Lumia phones. I have tried to find the solution but I did not succeed yet. The two Lumia phones are a Lumia 525 and a ...
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Is Chrome available on Windows Phone 8?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and really want to use Chrome. There seem to be a few knock-off versions of Chrome on the Windows Store. Is there an official version?
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how to fix audio on Nokia Lumia 630

I have no sounds during calls, neither incoming or out going, no sounds for music or anything @ anytime on my Nokia Lumia 630 windows 8.1 phone. Pls help
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How to use FirstClass on Windows Phone?

My organisation is using FirstClass. I've tried to add my FirstClass account under settings -> e-mail+accounts but it doesn't work.
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How to send an app to a friend?

How do I share an app? I'd like to share an app with my friend. Is it possible? Just want to send him a link to the store directly from my phone.
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wanted to use a mp3 file as ringtone lumia 520? Did not workout

First tried downloading directly from a website. Could only play not download. Then tried to download it from gmail attachement. could only play not download. Tried sending it by bluetooth from ...
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Opening Pics sent through Text Message on my Nokia Lumia 1020

How do open pics sent to me through text message using my Nokia Lumia 1020. I get the message from the sending saying "Get media content now" 32K. When I touch it the statement reads "Getting media ...
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Including Author and/or Copyright info in pictures

Is there any way, when taking photos with Windows Phone, to automatically include my name as the author and maybe also a copyright statement into the EXIF information that is embedded in the image? ...
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Why Settings App is taking so much space?

I was checking the used space on my Lumia 620 with the storage check App from settings (not the storage sense App) and I found something odd. The settings App is taking a lot of space! Is this ...
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problem with live streaming you tube channel using web browser control [migrated]

I am developing a windows phone 8 application . I want to play you tube live channel in app . After searching a lot I learned that it is not possible with media element . That's why I turned to embed ...
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How fast can I learn programming for Windows Phone 8.1? [closed]

I am planing to learn Windows phone 8.1 development. But I have a time frame to complete the course by my own. 1 month. Learning Windows 8.1 means learn c# first. I have worked in another ...
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Downloading more than one picture from Onedrive? [migrated]

How do you download multiple pictures from onedrive into your computer? I want my sister to have all of her wedding pictures that I took but onedrive only lets me download one picture at a time.
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Windows Phone videos are not showing

I had uploaded the videos into my Lumia 520 in memory card in MP4 format only, but it was not showing videos in the video player. Using the same technique with songs, they can play. What could be the ...
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Bluetooth name is not displaying in my Lumia 525 Windows Phone?

In my Lumia 525 Windows Phone I have problem with my Bluetooth. If I switch on my Bluetooth it's not showing the devices (Bluetooth on) name which are near to me. But sometimes it's showing and most ...
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Lumia 625 showing “update demo content” instead of “reset” icon

I did hard reset on my Lumia 625 Dual Sim, after resetting, I got a " update demo content" instead of "reset" icon. Now Iam unable to reset my phone. plzzz help

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