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Does typing to Cortana make her behave differently?

I'm at work right now and I wanted to quietly use Cortana. I tried typing a question to her but she's just bing searching everything I say. I even tried one of the "Try..." suggestions (Show me highly ...
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IE, reading white text on black background

It would be great to have such option, to convert lengthy white background articles into black.
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Does Cortana have age restrictions?

Does Windows Phone Cortana Have Any Sort Of Age Restrictions? I have tried to use Cortana but it says you must be older in order for me to help you.
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How do I enter “yui” with wordflow?

How do I enter "yui" by using swipe keyboard? I tried doing circles on each letter and tried different swipe speeds, but I can only get "you" instead.
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2answers
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How to rollback Windows Phone 8.1 update?

Is there any way to rollback windows phone 8.1 to 8 ?
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1answer
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Fast forward and backward in a song

How can I control the position at which the music playback will begin? For example, I want to hear a snippet of the song and not the entire song - how do I jump to that exact position?
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Nokia Lumia 925 cannot use mobile internet when in range of wifi

I have a problem with using mobile internet on my Nokia Lumia 925. When my wifi is on, everything works as it should. When I turn off wifi, my phone should switch to mobile internet (this is turned ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 Battery Drainage

I get the feeling that after updating my WP to 8.1, the battery drains faster. Does anyone else get the same issue? is there a solution for this?
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Why are apps suddenly wanting access to phone dialer?

Does anyone know why applications that I can think of no reason to need to use the phone dialer are saying it is one of their requirements? The apps in question are currently: HERE Maps Bing News ...
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How do I type “too” instead of “to” using the new Swipe-style keyboard

When using the swipe-style of input that is available as part of the 8.1 update, how do I enter the word "too" instead of "to"? The best I've come up with is to swipe from the "t" to the "o", then ...
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Imgura won't install because of an error

When I want to install Imgura app, this shows: Can someone tell me what to do? I searched the web for explanation to this error and found nothing.
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Cannot Connect to PC after Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Update

I updated to WP 8.1 Dev Preview. After the update, as I connect my phone to PC via USB, it is not detected. The phone starts charging but I cannot find phone in PC. Windows Phone App for desktop is ...
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Is there a way to enable Quiet Hours without Cortana?

I downloaded the dev preview of WP 8.1 and temporarily set my region to US in order to test Cortana. During my testing, I could configure the so-called quiet hours feature. After I've tested Cortana ...
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Cortana can't turn off WiFi

Asking Cortana to "Turn off WiFi" searches information in Bing, and does not turns off WiFi as expected. This technique works to turn off WiFi on two others phone that I've tried.
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Downloads folder in Windows Phone 8.1

How do I see what's in the downloads folder? When I plug the phone into the computer I can view the contents of the downloads folder but when using the phone directly I can't find the download folder. ...
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1answer
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Data sense says I've used far more data than Verizon

I just got a Lumia Icon 2 weeks ago. During that time, Data Sense states I have used 2GB of data, while Verizon says .17GB. I do most of my data usage on wi-fi and it almost seems as if Data Sense ...
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1answer
273 views

Cortana weather forecast in Celsius

How to switch Cortana to show weather forecast in Celsius instead of Fahrenheit? I thought changing it in Bing Weather will affect Cortana, but she doesn't want to.
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1answer
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Is there a way to use a passcode to pair to a Bluetooth Device in Windows Phone 8.x?

When I connect to a Bluetooth Device the only option I have is to enter a pin (all numbers) But the device I want to pair to, requires a passcode (alpha numeric). Is there anyway in Windows Phone to ...
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3answers
857 views

Will upgrading to Windows Phone 8.1 void my manufacturer's warranty?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Black OS. I want to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 after reading Windows Phone 8.1: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly [Review] But will the upgrade cost me the ...
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0answers
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Unable to turn on/off wifi

I am having Lumia 620,i am unable to turn on/off my wifi.In the settings menu it is showing as turned on for Wifi but when i click on the wifi option it shows as off.I am unable to turn it on and it ...
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Why is there a 10 megapixel max for images when syncing to OneDrive? Even over WIFI?

I can understand if they limit this over mobile to protect me from myself, even though I have an unlimited data plan. Limiting it over WIFI though make no sense. My new Nokia Icon has a 20 megapixel ...
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2answers
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Error Code: 80070008 during Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview installation!

Today Windows 8.1 Developer preview for Windows Phone 8 devices are available. I tried to update with my developer account, But after completion of the all steps, i am getting an error! Look the image ...
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1answer
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How to change WhatsApp notification tone?

WhatsApp for Windows Phone is unplesant for many reasons.! Here is another reason for this. I tried changing the system's default tone to a custom tone. It does work for other notifications. But for ...
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What “funny” questions can Cortana answer?

I don't mean commands that Cortana transforms into some helpful work, but I mean those questions Cortana responds with some smart reply :) For example, if I say "Hi", Cortana reply with "Hello".
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How to use project my screen in windows phone 8.1

How can we use project my screen in windows phone 8.1 ?
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1answer
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Icons no longer showing up on Glance

Yesterday I update to the 8.1 Developer Preview, and I've now lost the ability to see my e-mails in Glance. It used to be, that with Glance on, I could see the notification below the clock. This is ...
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1answer
221 views

Top bar icon after update to 8.1

What is the last icon on the bar? This link doesn't seem to have updated info.
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1answer
34 views

Re-arrange Cortana's glance items

I love Cortana's at-a-glance thing, but she seems to assume which ones I want at the top. I care more about the weather than the top headlines. Sorry for the large images: See here, she's got news ...
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Did 8.1 remove Bing Vision from search (now Cortana)?

Installed the dev preview today, and found that Cortana has taken over the search button. Okay. The problem is that I don't see the option to do a vision search anymore. I'm unsure of the exact ...
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1answer
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Store won't work after Windows Phone 8.1 update [on hold]

Today I updated Preview for Devs Windows Phone 8.1. After update i hit store icon and gone exploring changes. There were some other updates and after i finished downloading all of them, my store just ...
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How to signout from onedrive in windows phone 8.1?

I have multiple one drive account . Earlier in windows phone 8 I was able to do a signout and login into another account , but now I am not finding that option . How can I do it in windows phone 8.1 ? ...
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2answers
732 views

What exactly is needed to activate Cortana?

Now that Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers is available, I was looking forward to testing out Cortana. However, it's initially available only in the US. For those outside the US, it doesn't ...
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1answer
30 views

Windows Phone Brightness Nokia Lumina 520

While testing an application I am building, the phone screen starts to dim even while I am interacting with the application. It than brightens again and I did not do any extra functionality . It ...
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0answers
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unable to download apps [duplicate]

My sister-in-law gave me this phone as a gift,i find it difficult to download apps as it will be saying go to family setting,please l don't know what to do as i cannot download anything to my ...
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0answers
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Nokia lumia 520 can't pin to start

I accidently unpinned the email box from my start screen while fiddling with my new phone. However when I hold over it on the list of apps the 'pin to start' is greyed out. The only answers I have ...
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1answer
33 views

How do I change the SIM card out of a Lumia 820?

I've got a second hand Nokia Lumia 820 that I want to use for testing, but I can't figure out how to get my SIM card into it?
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1answer
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MKV / Transcoding Support from NAS

Most high-end video is encoded in h.264 and distributed in mkv containers. However, support is rather muted and limited to rather pricey apps for now. What are the limitations causing the lack of mkv ...
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1answer
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Low signal strength

I am using Lumia 620 with Vodafone as carrier. Last week it's display unit got replaced. After that I'm experiencing a problem. I don't know whether it has any relationship with display unit change. ...
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1answer
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Volume of custom ringtone is constantly too low

I've created a couple of custom ringtones for WP8 and configured them to be used. So far, no problems. However, these custom ringtones are much quieter than those that came with the phone. I used ...
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0answers
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Is there a screen reader app that can read out webpages?

Does the Windows phone store have an app that can read out webpages, ebooks or text like the Microsoft reader or Balabolka reader ?
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0answers
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my family setting [duplicate]

I received a new window phone from my sister which she used for a day when she gave it me I tried downloading social network like whatsapp it wrote that I need to ask my parents to setup My family on ...
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1answer
42 views

CPU Speed checker for Lumia

Is there any application available for checking the speed of the CPU for Lumia?
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1answer
35 views

Bluetooth scheduler

I want to automatically turn bluetooth on and off during day, for example set bluetooth to be on only between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Is there any application that will allow me to do it? Or does API ...
3
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2answers
313 views

How to update from Windows Phone 8 to Windows Phone 8.1?

Today I read news about a Windows Phone Update coming to Lumia mobiles: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/03/nokia_winphone_8_1_mobes/ I have Nokia Lumia 525. How do I update its OS from Windows ...
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1answer
59 views

Windows Phone 8 - Full System Backup and Restore

I have a new (Verizon) Nokia Icon (Lumia 929) Windows Phone. I'm looking for the equivalent of a Full System Backup and Restore (including contacts) solution, similar to what you might have on a PC. ...
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2answers
16 views

Can I change update settings for individual tiles? some tiles as static and some as live?

Can I change update settings for individual tiles? some tiles as static and some as live? I interested in buying a new phone and am inclining towards a windows, but I 've heard that live tiles may get ...
1
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1answer
28 views

Is it possible to have recommended apps for corporate phones?

We have a lot of Windows Phone devices as our corporate company mobiles - is there any way to set them up so that we can have our own "recommended apps" type of section in the market place (much like ...
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0answers
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Is there any Windows Phone 8 app that supports multi-disc albums?

Xbox Music, Nokia Music, and every third-party music player I could find in the Windows Phone Store all have the same problem: none of them recognize albums having multiple discs. So, if you want to ...
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0answers
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Nokia lumia 820 mms not working after Lumia black update

I cannot send nor received text with media content on my ATT unlocked Nokia Lumia 820 after the Lumia Black update. Please send me suggestions to fix this? Thank you
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1answer
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Is there product/application/service to sync from e.g. Live calendar to e.g. Google calendar

Currently when using multiple calendars (Outlook.com, Google, iCloud and so on) all those are individual. One can see the hub view for those on Windows Phone of course but how about adding something ...

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