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Sms Counter app for Windows phone 7.5 being randomly reset

I've been using the Nokia "Compteurs" (french) app on my good ol' Lumia 800 which is running 7.5. This application goal is to increment app counters every time you're making a call, sending SMS or ...
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Getting “An unkown error has occurred” when I attempt to manually update my Samsung Focus to 7.8

I was recently given a 1st generation Samsung Foucs i917. Of course, being one of those "hacker" (for lack of a better word) kind of guys, one of the first things I tried to do was update it to ...
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WP7 speech interpreter is horrible with names, how is WP8?

I have WP7.5, with which I'm generally happy - except when I want to call somebody while driving. WP7's speech interpreter (does she have a name? like Siri for Apple?) insists on a certain ...
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Adding a Microsoft Exchange 2010 account to my Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone without trusted certificate

I have problems in creating an account on my Nokia Lumia 800 (OS version: 7.10.8773.98, of course with Windows Phone 7.1 mounted with all updates) to one of my company's Microsoft Exchange 2010 ...
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automatic keyboard completion

I want to type a friend's name, but the auto-suggest feature of the keyboard insists that I couldn't possibly have spelled that right -- and changes the my friend's name. How can I tell it to not use ...
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Is there any way to monitor data usage on Windows Phone 7.x?

If my telco is to be believed, I've been burning through ~150Mb/day since the start of the month with my phone being in my pocket / sat on the side at home (within hearing distance of my WiFi). My ...
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My HTC Trophy has no internet connection unless connected to Wi-Fi

My HTC Trophy is only able to connect to the internet if I am connected to Wi-Fi. Otherwise, I get "You might have lost your cellular data connection". This just started happening a few days ago and ...
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Is there a way to edit my HTP Trophy (WP7.5) registry that doesn't require unlocking my device?

I want to edit my phone's registry so that I can attempt to fix an issue with my browser tabs, but every single solution I come across requires me to dev unlock my phone and I am not 1) faking a ...
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How do I use Windows Phone Device Manager?

First off, I am not sure whether this belongs in superuser or here, so I just put it here. I have no idea how to use Windows Phone Device Manager (WPDM). It's "advertised" as freeware, but, when I ...
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I can't open new IE tabs on my WP7.5

Bounty number TWO! Because no one answered the first bounty, I am just going to blow my reputation points on second one. I am certain that one of you WP gurus has what it takes to help me resolve ...
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Photos automaticaly get deleted in lumia 800

I have a Nokia Lumia 800 . Yesterday i found a problem that the photos taken on yesterday get deleted automatically. I am surprised that it have a free space of 6GB . But i lost all photos taken ...
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I'm receiving Whatsapp notifications as Twitter notifications

Everytime I receive a Whatsapp message, my HTC 7 Trophy shows a Twitter toast notification. That is, a toast notification is shown with the Twitter logo, but the content of the Whatsapp message, and ...
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Can I edit MP3 tags on Windows Phone 8?

Is it possible to edit MP3 tags for songs in the library on a WP8 phone? I currently have a WP 7.5 phone and it doesn't seem possible to do so on there, so alternatively: Is there an app which ...
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Verizon HTC Trophy 7.8 update

My HTC Trophy has yet to received the 7.8 update. Is there anyway to force an update? If it helps, my carrier is Verizon .
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How to view Missed calls log while talking?

I want to view the missed call log as I am talking to another person. I am not talking about receiving the call while I am talking. But the call I already received, and want to say that number to the ...
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Is it safe to reboot my phone?

I have a 1st gen Samsung Focus running 7.5. About a month ago something got corrupted and I had to factory reset, which I'd never done having it for two years. At the time I decided to insert a ...
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How can i get BBC iPlayer to work on Windows Phone 7.x?

I have a Nokia 610 running WP7.5. I want to listen to radio catchup but while I can navigate to the page and click 'play' in IE, nothing happens. I can listen to live radio but not anything on ...
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“Read text messages to me” has stopped working

Got a wireless headset a few months ago and discovered that it would read incoming SMS messages to me. It would neatly interrupt a podcast currently in progress, read the message, then go away again ...
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Reset which mail notification icons appear on lockscreen

I have five separate email accounts set up on my Windows Phone 7 device: Outlook, Hotmail, Yahoo and two personal domains. My understanding is the notification icons on the lockscreen are determined ...
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Change the way zune syncs music files from computer

I am using Zune 4.8.2345.0, whenever I connect my mobile to my computer, it syncs music files, and stores it in the music folder. I am annoyed by the way it syncs it. It saves in folders by Artist ...
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How to restore apps after a phone replacement?

Carrier: ATT Nokia Lumia 900 WP 7.5 Replaced inoperative phone with new one of the same type, I want to download my paid apps without paying again.
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Migrating from a WP7 device to WP8

I currently have an LG E900 but get a Lumia 920 soon. Now I wonder whether there's an easy way of transferring all data from my old phone to the new one. Years ago on two Nokia phones there was an ...
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How do I know if an app or a game has been optimized for Windows Phone 8?

Of course, if an app or a game is only for Windows Phone 8, it is (or should have been) optimized for Windows Phone 8. But what about apps or games available for both Windows Phone 7 and 8? How do I ...
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HTC 7 thropy white screen

I have a problem with my wp7 phone. It crashes very often with a white screen. It happens randomly, with or without sim card. Sometimes, when it crashes there is a long sound from the speaker (kind ...
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how to know a wifi hotspot's detail info?

i have a WP7.5 device which can connect to company network(a hotspot) using my domain account, i want to know the detail informations about this wifi, so i can set other devices properly to connect to ...
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How to view upload status?

I recorded a long video and I am trying to share on Facebook, I would like to keep track of the upload progress, but I don't know where I can check it. Is there a way to check the upload status?
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Does the phone automatically uses laptop internet when connected with usb

I guess I may have found a good feature of windows phone today. From yesterday, I have disabled mobile internet on my mobile since the data pack ran off. Just a while ago when i connected my mobile to ...
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Tranfering Music and videos from pc to phone

I have bought a new Nokia Lumia 510 and installed Zune software on my PC. But I am unable to transfer music and videos from PC to phone. Can you please tell me what I am doing wrong?
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How can I connect to Wifi when the confirmation screen doesn't open up?

I often use my Windows 7.5 phone at places with free Wifi, e.g. Starbucks. These often have a confirmation screen such that simply makes you check a check box and press a button to accept their terms, ...
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What Does Microsoft Office Have on WP8 that it doesn't on 7.5?

I'm deciding whether to upgrade now to a Windows Phone 8, and if there are major improvements to the implementation of Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote), then that will ...
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How to remove songs from a playlist

Using the built in Zune media player, is there a way to remove a particular song (or songs) from a playlist? I am able to delete the playlist itself, but not individual tracks. If this isn't ...
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Bluetooth not working as expected on Lumia 610

I tried to bluetooth some photos to a Nokia Lumia 610 from my Nokia N8, and each time my N8 said "failed to connect". I then tried pairing the 610 with the N8, and while it said "Pairing Successful" ...
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Wifi HotSpot in Lumia 800

I am using a nokia lumia 800 windows phone having OS windwos phone 7.5 mango. Is there any way to use my phone as wifi hotspot? if anybody know please share..
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Photos rotate automatically

There is some strange thing happening with my lumia 710. Some of the images taken in the portrait mode appear as taken in landscape mode in my camera roll albums. I am not sure how is this ...
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Where are the videos from 3rd party apps saved

I have whatsapp installed on my lumia 710 running on 7.5 tango. Yesterday one of my friends send a Picture and video but I deleted the chat later. Now, I can find the image in pictures album Saved, ...
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Garbage cleanup on windows phone

From a sole user perspective, are there any ways or tools to keep the phone clean and fresh. I mean people install and remove many apps daily on their phone which must leave a lot of foot prints on ...
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IE9 scroll within iframe

I'd like to ask you whether it's possible to scroll within an iframe on a webpage using IE9 on WP7.5. I tried to do so on my Lumia 800. I tried the two-finger scroll gesture as it works for example on ...
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Playing radio via the speaker

Is it possible to play the radio through the speaker and not through the earphones? I've looked at the settings while the radio is playing, and the only option seems to be to save the current channel ...
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Won't charge if battery is completely drained

I have a Dell Venue Pro and a Dell 214L0 1400mAh battery. When the battery is re-charged before being completely drained, things are fine. However, if the battery is drained, after attaching a ...
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Phone takes blurry pictures

I have a Dell Venue Pro (DVP) with a 5 megapixel camera. It is unable to capture pictures without very noticeable blur. Besides building a tripod, what steps can I take to improve my picture-taking ...
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How to change sensitivity of proximity sensor on my phone

My Dell Venue Pro (DVP) often places calls on hold while I am actively participating in a call to other people. I suspect that the proximity sensor re-enables the screen when I have the phone right ...
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How to rotate a camera photo?

I just took a picture with the phone's camera, but it's on its side (or upside down) compared to my perspective when I took it. How can I rotate or flip the picture so it's the right side up? ...
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Is it possible to use my phone as a mass storage device to transfer files between two otherwise disconnected computers?

I sometimes have the need for a way for transferring relatively large files (e.g. zip archives) between two computers, and don't always remember to have a USB stick with me. Is it possible to use a ...
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How does Windows Phone manage Fast Switching between apps?

How does the Windows Phone manage running apps and switching between those? What is the basis for restriction on the number of apps that can be switched?
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Do multiple windows in 7.5 Mango consume additional battery?

I have a Nokia Lumia 900 with Windows Phone 7.5. I know that keeping the back button pressed and holding it shows the multiple tasks open, and pressing the 'back' button repeatedly 'closes' these ...