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Internet sharing IP settings

I somehow messed up my internet sharing on WP7.8, the laptop connects ok, but always get the address 192.168.33.X, from the DHCP server at 192.168.33.1 and a connection-specific DNS suffix of my ...
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Can Microsoft account associated with phone 7.5 be my domain

I have a winphone 7.5, and my main Microsoft account uses my domain name, not a microsoft domain such as hotmail or outlook.com When I set up my phone I was under the impression that I couldn't use ...
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Phone shows that it is still charging after disconnect

From time to time, the phone shows that it is charging even after I unplugged it from the power source. I can't exactly reveal the dependence from the type of power source. For example, if I charged ...
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How do I view my own number in Windows Phone 7.8?

I am currently using WP 7.8 (HTC Ultimate) and I tried the following: Settings > Applications > Phone Settings > About > More info And I couldn't find my phone number in these locations. How can ...
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Newly created OneNote notes don't sync to SkyDrive

Having a really frustrating time with OneNote. Every time I add a OneNote note on my phone (WP7.8) via the big PLUS icon it says it lives in PERSONAL - UNFILED NOTES. What that location signifies is ...
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Turning off Outlook notification on Lock Screen

My girlfriend has a Windows 7.8 Nokia Lumia 710 with her work emails linked through an Outlook account. The problem is that she doesn't want to see her work emails, or how many she has waiting for ...
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Calendar App Doesn't Show items?

When I add an item to the calendar it does not display the item anywhere in the official calendar app. The item will appear on the lockscreen, calendar live tile, in other 3rd-party calendar apps and ...
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HTC Arrive Speaks incoming callers names during ringtone

I just upgraded my HTC Arrive to WP 7.8 and now every time I receive a call it rings for a second or two then speaks the contact name aloud. I can't seem to find a setting to toggle this off. I don't ...
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Screen doesn't notice touch after locking the phone

As in topic, when I locked and unlocked screen (or it locked itself after some period) on my Nokia Lumia 800 with Windows Phone 7.8, the screen doesn't respond to any touch input. Including touching ...
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HTC Alarm Volume after update to 7.8

I just upgraded my HTC Arrive to WP 7.8 and now the alarm is like 50% volume even when the ringer volume is 100%. Is there a way to turn this up? I use my alarm to wake up by and it's so quiet I'm ...
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How to back up photos without USB in Windows Phone 7.*? No Zune Sync

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 (Windows Phone 7.8) here, and the USB port has been damaged. It still charges, but USB syncing is no longer possible. The owner of the phone wants their photos backed up, ...
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FTP client in Windows Phone 7.8 or Windows Phone 8

Uploading and downloading files is quite a necessity for me. Since at most times, a very minor editing is required, so having an application on mobile will ease the process a lot. I have a Nokia ...
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app to access google drive?

I am a Lumia 710 user. I wonder if there is an official or unofficial app to access google drive on WP 7.8. I am looking for something similar to the SkyDrive app.
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Why does my lockscreen not update the bing image of the day?

I've recently updated my HTC Trophy 7 to Windows Phone 7.8. Now I am able to set the bing image of the day as my lockscreen wallpaper. However, it does not change regularly. Actually it has never ...
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Windows Phone 7.8 Gmail app not working properly

I think ever since my Lumia 800 was upgraded to 7.8, the gmail app stopped working properly. There are two things that don't work well: When searching for an email, it used to ask if I wanted to ...
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Windows phone randomly reboots

I have a Windows phone 7 powered LG Optimus 7 which randomly reboots, and this occurs especially when it is plugged into the wall charger and receives a sms. The phone then reboots, and there is no ...
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Windows Phone 7.8 (LG QUANTUM) Cannot access marketplace

i have a LG Quantum Windows Phone, and i can't access the marketplace. It tells me to download the refresh marketplace app, but i can't download the app either.
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How to get a filesystem on my phone? [duplicate]

Is there a way to get a file system on my Lumia 800 with Windows Phone 7.8? I dislike using Zune and would like to see and copy directly from my file manager. Is there a way to do this?
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Restore factory settings

I updated my Nokia Lumia 800 to WP 7.8 (7.10(8858) to be precise) a couple of weeks ago, and the low volume of media playback is really starting to irritate me, to the extent that I even now carry a ...
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How to import Android contacts to Windows Phone 7.8 via VCF file?

I exported all of my contacts from my Android device to a VCF file but I don't see how I can import this on my Windows Phone 7.8 device. The file is 251KB but appears empty in notepad and GMail ...
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How necessary is the 7.8 update?

I'm eagerly awaiting the 7.8 update (although realistically I expect to upgrade to a WP8 device before 7.8 is even available from my carrier), but my wife has expressed distaste for the larger tiles ...
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Wrong language in marketplace after update to 7.8

After the update to 7.8, all descriptions of apps and games in the marketplace are in italian instead of english as before. I've experienced this on both my HTC Trophy and Nokia Lumia 800. It ...
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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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I can't edit skydrive excel document on my WP 7.8

I have problem with my spreadsheet which is located on Skydrive. It's readonly in my phone. It started after I updated my phone from 7.5 to 7.8. If I create a new document on my phone, I can edit it ...
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Not able to rate or review apps

I am from India and using Nokia lumia 710 device. Right now, I am running updated 7.8 OS but the problem persisted earlier too. The issue is that whenever I try to post rating and review about any ...
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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 download apps without using the store?

Can we download apps or games on our PC first and then later install them through Zune? I have a Nokia Lumia 800.
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incoming number without country code not recognized

My lumia 800 can't seem to match an incoming call number to a contact. The contacts have the country code but the incoming number does not. Incoming SMS have the country code and are matched to the ...