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Syncing a Windows Phone device with Ubuntu (or a generic Unix distro)

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 running Windows Phone 7.8. I used to have it synchronised with my home PC which runs Windows 7. However, this September I'm leaving to another city because of university, and ...
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1answer
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Manually managing photos and storing them in OneDrive

Although I use the sync application to sync music, I don't sync my photos. Instead, I move my photos off my phone manually (in the same way that you would off a normal digital camera). I'm taking ...
0
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1answer
28 views

Would an app, featuring only a Webview component, get approved for the Store?

I am not a mobile app developer, but we do feature responsive design in our website which works very well on my Nokia Lumia. So if I were to make an app that only contains a fullscreen WebView ...
4
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1answer
48 views

How can I type URLs using shape writing?

One of the new features of WP 8.1 is shape writing, where I swipe over the keyboard instead of tapping every key individually. When I try to input a URL using shape writing, let's say: ...
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0answers
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How to extract whatsapp messages.db message backup?

Whatsapp creates snapshots of its data backups on the phone. I can access this messages.db file, but is there a way to extract the data from it? It's not a standard compression it seems.
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46 views

WindowsPhone 8.1 update on Nokia Lumia 625

I bought my Nokia Lumia 625 online from Italy (WIND is the carrier). It is unlocked but I cannot update to 8.1 because the CYAN update is still 'under testing' for that carrier. Does anyone know if ...
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0answers
28 views

Windows 8.1 update replaces “.co.uk” button with “.com” button

I have a UK Lumia 1520 which has recently been upgraded to Windows 8.1 through the Over-the-air update mechanism. The developer preview was not installed on this phone. The keyboard used to have the ...
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In WP 8.1, is there now a way to subscribe to podcasts not found in the Get Podcasts database?

I am familiar with WP 7.5 and Zune podcasts. In that system it is possible subscribe to a podcast by entering a URL into Zune. Once a podcast episode file is sync'd to the phone, you can set up the ...
2
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1answer
22 views

South Korea offline map

I'm going to South Korea in a week and I wanted to download a map for offline use (data rates are quite prohibitive...). Unfortunately, I can't find it anywhere. There are many Asian countries ...
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0answers
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Check if memory is low [migrated]

I have some heavy tasks in my app so I want to run them only when the phone is not busy or has much free memory. Therefore I want to know how to check if the phone memory is low
0
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0answers
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Nokia spontaneously reset

My work has issued me a Nokia Lumia 625 with Windows Phone 8.1. The other day there was a massive update which I downloaded and it worked fine. About an hour ago, I discovered that my phon had done a ...
0
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1answer
24 views

Windows Phone 8.1 DP cellular data

I'm using the Nokia Lumia 920 with Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview. I face some problem today is I've already turn on the cellular data, it does shows me that it is already turn on, but my top ...
4
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2answers
143 views

How to toggle “programmer mode” and scientific mode of the Calculator?

Something kinda weird happened, the calculator got stuck in a "programmer mode" (hex digits in buttons etc), which I've never seen before, when I turn it to landscape. And now I can't seem to switch ...
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0answers
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How to show multiple all-day events?

In my calendar, I use 'all day event' for many things. Birthdays, holidays of colleagues etc. If I have multiple all day events it is shown on my Lumia 925 as "6 all day events", without showing wich ...
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1answer
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SD card not detected through Storage Sense

I am running Windows Phone 8.1 (8.10.12397.895) on a Nokia Lumia 810. Recently, I put an 8 GB microSD card in to the phone only to find the following. Storage Sense Files app So the memory ...
0
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0answers
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mp3 tags get altered on device

I have a problem, namely that both WP8 and WP8.1 seem to mess up my ID3 tags when copied over to the device. I have a large collection os MP3s, and some tags get messed up, and some get wiped (or are ...
1
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1answer
30 views

How can I delete my app review & rating?

I'm a developer, and I implemented a rate and review feature on my phone. I accidentally rated my own app, is it possible to remove this rating?
2
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0answers
27 views

Why is my weather app slow to update?

My weather app is usually quite inaccurate. It always feels like it's hours behind. Currently, the app reports this: But if I head over to AccuWeather, where the app is supposedly getting its ...
3
votes
0answers
44 views

Nokia Lumia 925 - unable to turn on WiFi

I've been running Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview on a Nokia Lumia 925 for the past few weeks and everything has been fine. I come into work this morning and I notice that the WiFi is off. I tried ...
0
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0answers
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Set Bluetooth Name in Lumia 525 [duplicate]

I have tried to find the settings to change my Bluetooth name in Lumia 525 but there is no such option to change the settings for Bluetooth like Visibility , Bluetooth Name. There is default name ...
0
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0answers
24 views

Please define 'Personal Data' [duplicate]

On Nokia Lumia Windows phones what will be deleted if one presses Reset your Phone button? What constitutes Personal Data? Will Contacts & Messages be wiped out?
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0answers
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Where to find the video that I received over Bluetooth?

I am using Nokia Lumia 520. I received a video file over Bluetooth from another Windows Phone. I don't know where to find the file. I checked the memory after I received it; it occupied system memory. ...
0
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0answers
18 views

How to disable auto-capitalization when adding new contact?

In keyboard settings, I've disabled the "capitalize first letter..." option. But everytime I type a new contact name, it capitalizes the first letter. How do I disable this?
0
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1answer
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APN Database in different Windows Versions

I have 3 questions : Windows 8 contains APN Database file which is being used for connectivity configuration. Windows 8.1 probably has one too. Is there any difference between those two files ? Does ...
5
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3answers
131 views

Other than updating to Windows Phone 8.1, what is in the Nokia Cyan Update?

Nokia has started rolling out its "Cyan" update. Is there anything in this update other than updating the operating system to 8.1?
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0answers
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How to set “Current folder” by default on search? [migrated]

Instead of "All subfolders" in windows 8 for desktop.
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0answers
46 views

How to insert a Line Feed?

I was adding an entry to OneNote on my Nokia Lumia 1320 and wanted to add a line feed. When doing the same task on my desktop/laptop I would press Shift+Return on the keyboard but I couldn't find a ...
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vote
1answer
20 views

Details on applications permissions

Each application on the marketplace asks for some permissions. Is there a an existing listing of all these permissions with the associated details ? For instance, what rights are granted to an ...
0
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0answers
33 views

Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview FM Radio got the 'white sound'

I'm using Nokia Lumia 920, when I'm turning on the FM Radio in my windows phone, then I change the frequency that I want to listen, then I just can't listen clearly instead of there're the "white ...
2
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1answer
221 views

WP 8.1 rollout - Can I uninstall Developer Preview now?

Now as the official Lumia Cyan update has started rolling out, can I remove/uninstall Developer Preview from my phone. And when the official updates are installed does it overwrite the previously ...
5
votes
1answer
303 views

Why does the camera use a flash even though I have turned flash off?

I have the flash turned off on my phone: But when I take pictures, it flashes. Even outdoors in broad daylight. Why?
1
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1answer
29 views

Do I need a sim card to start a Windows Phone for the first time?

So I just bought a 930. My current sim is broken and I will not receive a new one until tomorrow. Can I start my phone anyway? Like being able to download apps and such.
0
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1answer
28 views

Register a 4th device for development [closed]

As a Windows enthusiast developer, I just bought a 4th Windows Phone. I have (not counting my Windows Surface): HTC Mozart (Windows Phone 7.5) Nokia 620 (Windows Phone 8.0) Nokia 630 (Windows Phone ...
2
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0answers
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Lumia 630 dual sim Windows Phone showing update demo content instead of phone reset in about

I did hard reset on my phone which is Nokia Lumia 630 Dual Sim, after resetting, I got what I think may be bugs. I am mentioning them one by one as follows: I am unable to hard reset my phone when I ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

You don't have Permission to modify Internal Hyper-V network adapter [migrated]

I am using win 8.1 and visual studio 2013 update 2. Just a beginner to Window Phone, Writing my first program and unable to run the emulator. I had search this error on Google and try all the solution ...
4
votes
3answers
145 views

How to find the password of a WiFi network?

My phone (a Nokia Lumia 520) is connected to a WiFI network but I've forgotten the password. Is there any way I can get the password of the wifi network that I am currently connected to?
0
votes
1answer
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Confirm ms account after installaion

2 days ago i reinstalled my lumia 920 running Windows Phone 8.1 After i logged in with my Microsoft account it asked for verification. (while it's a little stupid, because i use the authenticator ...
0
votes
2answers
72 views

How to sync facebook calendar?

I am using a Lumia 520. Recently I unsynced my Facebook account and synced it again to my phone. After this, I was not able to see my Facebook birthdays list. I checked the settings and it states ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

What if some app change its requirements after I already downloaded it?

I just wonderer what could possible happen in this case: I go to app store I check for an app that just change my lock screen. I check that this app just requires photos lib and data services. I ...
1
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0answers
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How can I use Image Capture on OS X to import photos off my Lumia 925?

I like the Image Capture app on OS X just because its super simple and I can drag and drop and stuff to the desktop or delete photos off the device. Of course this works with iOS devices, but was ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Sync Google Calendar with Windows Phone 7 post CalDAV shutdown

I was attempting to setup a shared Google Calendar and found that Google shut down their sync service for Windows phones after July 2013. I never noticed with my personal phone, as I was ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Re-dial on Nokia Lumia 920 with windows 8

My phone keeps dialing or re-dialing numbers without my involvement. I cannot, however, find a way to do re-dial when I want to do one. I have tried carefully not to touch the phone after a call has ...
0
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0answers
26 views

How to extract SMS messages from Lumia 520? [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.0, and I need to extract all SMS messages between myself and another person. How can I copy the entire threads?
0
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1answer
129 views

lumia 720 after Windows Phone 8.1 update

I am facing below problems after upgrading to 8.1 Phone automatically restarts when I lock my phone. I could see incoming call but unable to receive it. The touch screen doesn't work at this time.
0
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2answers
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Is it possible to repair the camera of my Lumia 610 through Nokia Care?

The camera of my Lumia 610 has a problem. It does not autofocus and the pictures are not taken clearly. Is it possible to change the camera through Nokia Care?
0
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0answers
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Setting up exchange account, error requiring personal certificate

When adding an exchange email account, I got an error about the certificate not matching or being verified (something along that line). I was able to continue, but I thin got an error saying that I ...
1
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1answer
30 views

How to stream music from phone to my Xbox 360?

I have an Xbox 360. When I use my Windows 8.1 laptop I'm able to go to Charms -> Devices -> Play to and then select my Xbox to send the music I'm listening on to the Xbox. There is no Charms on my ...
4
votes
2answers
42 views

How do I report a problem with the maps used for navigation in HERE Drive+?

I was using the HERE Drive+ app the other day, and it wanted to divert me down some roads that I knew I could not get through. Is there a way to report faults in the map at all?
2
votes
1answer
47 views

Streaming my music from onedrive to windows phone

I uploaded music to Music folder of Onedrive. I understand that I'm supposed to be able to stream this music to my Nokia Icon (WP 8.0) but I don't see the music anywhere in the xbox music app. Can ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Why can't I use Action Center?

While switching apps I can't use the Action Center center. Why such behavior? Is it specific to my phone (but I don't think that is the case even). Any idea? Update There were few instances where I ...

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