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Email stopped syncing Error message 80072FA8

In February 2016, my yahoo verizon email stopped syncing and I receive an error message 80072FA8 on my Nokia Lumina 900 Windows phone, Vers 7.8. I still receive my email on my Dell (running MS Windows ...
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is it possible to install “preview for developers” on my nokia lumia 610

I really want to have windows phone 8.1 on my Nokia lumia 610 but is it possible to install the preview for developers app or windows insider on a lumia 610
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my phone keeps on displaying “sorry we cannot play this file on your phone”

When I try and play videos off the internet (YouTube especially) it comes up with "sorry we cannot play this file on your phone" on my music+videos app I have unticked "connect with Zune" it plays a ...
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How will i deploy my downloaded xap file?

I am using HTC HD7 with wp7.8 and i want to deploy my xap file for playing game and install game in my phone. Have any way for doing this things.
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Songs wont display on free mp3 downloader app on lumia 500

I'm having issues with my downloaded music app on my Nokia Lumia 500 , It has worked well in the past but over the last few days my playlists have disappeared and now none of the songs are showing ! ...
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How long does it take to update my Nokia Lumia 610?

How much time can it possibly take to completely update my Nokia Lumia 610? It has never been updated before. I bought it on August 2012, never had a clue on how to update the phone until today. I ...
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My Nokia Lumia 610 - bad performance

My Nokia Lumia 610 performs very slow and poor. Even opening my applications takes very long before they start to run. What should I do?
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How to buy a game for a kid account in Windows Phone 7?

Recently I retired my old Windows Phone 7 handset and my 9 years old has inherited it (with no SIM card, just to play games). Until now he has just played free games but now I want to buy a paid game ...
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Windows Phone 7 people hub not responding to touch

For the last 2 days the people hub has not been responding to touch. Other apps seem to respond to the touch OK. It appears to be only the people hub that is unresponsive. What can I do?
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Export or backup contacts from Lumia 800

I am struggling with getting contacts info from Lumia 800 (WP7). I need to import them into Samsung Galxy S6 (Android 5). I have tried following: Standard WP7 contact transfer app using bluetooth ...
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Phone detected into Zune but not in my computer

I am using Nokia Lumia 610 . I connected it with PC . The Zune software detects it . Now here's the worst part . My Computer doesn't show my phone or maybe doesn't even detect . Please help me
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How to install Windows Phone 7 on a Windows Phone 8 device?

I'm a fan of Windows Phone 7. Is it possible to downgrade a Windows Phone 8 device to Windows Phone 7? I got a Nokia Lumia 930.
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WiFi keeps getting disconnected when I turn off screen?

I have a Lumia 610, running on WP 7.8 For some reason, whenever I turn off the screen, my WiFi keeps getting disconnected. This isn't in the settings. Any way to fix this?
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How to block unwanted calls and SMS on Nokia Lumia 900?

How to block unwanted calls and SMS on a Nokia Lumia 900? The phone language is set to German and I don't know how to do it.
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Window Phone 7 and One Drive

Is there any way to sever the connection with my old Windows phone (that I gave to a family member) and my OneDrive account? I've downloaded the OneDrive app to my new phone to upload pictures, and ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How do I sign in to Deezer on a Lumia 800?

I've got a Deezer app installed, but whenever I try to log in on a Lumia 800 (running 7.8) I get an error "Facebook account not recognised. Please try again". Their app just says login from a PC/Mac ...
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Reliable statictics of different Windows Phone versions

I'm a Windows Phone developer and I need to have information on marketshare of different versions of Windows Phone. I'm not interested in other OS, I just need to know marketshare of individual ...
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Why HTC Radar won't work with 3G?

After resetting HTC Radar (w/ Windows Phone 7.8 on-board) to factory defaults it stopped working with 3G networks. Tried every possible way to solve the problem, ranging from changing SIM cards and to ...
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Linked contacts lost moving from WP7 to WP8

I am moving from a Lumia 610 on WP7.8 to a shiny new Lumia 1020 on WP8.0. My live.com contacts are shown correctly once I signed in, but it didn't transfer my other accounts automatically - is there a ...
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Is it possible to backup a phone that does not boot anymore?

Phone Model :- LG Optimus - E900 OS:- Windows Phone 7.5 (installed the update on wp 7) My phone got stuck on boot screen with LG logo and it isn't booting. I am not going for the hard reset option ...
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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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Installing custom made apps using windows apps studio certificate [closed]

I have made a custom app for my mobile (windows phone 8) using windows phone 7.1 SDK. I dont have a developer account in windows phone because of this i am unable to install my app in my mobile. Is it ...
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Is there an Explorer-like UI for WP7 that will let me delete a bunch of saved pics/videos all at once?

I have hundreds of pics that I've taken with my camera or saved to my phone from IE. I want to clean them up by deleting pics I no longer want, but I don't want to delete all pics. Is there some ...
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Why does WP7 save GIFs as JPGs?

When I save GIFs -- especially animated GIFs -- from a web page to my phone, it always saves it as a JPG. This means that the animation is lost and only the first frame is preserved in JPG format. ...
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Windows Phone Transfer Online Contacts

I have a new Windows Phone using a new Microsoft Account: How do I transfer my contacts stored in the cloud to my new phone? (more specifically, these are phone number associated with a Facebook ...
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How do I close the Music+Videos application?

When I open a song from Music+Videos, I cannot get the player to close unless I reboot my phone. There has got to be a way to close the app so it doesn't show up on the lock window or whenever I go ...
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The Windows Live ID Service is unavailable at the moment

I have a HTC Titan on WP7, I'm using the GiffGaff network. I have a recurring problem where every couple of day features involving my Live account stop working. The market place gives the following ...
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Will my phone be able to update to Windows Phone 8?

I currently have a Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango or 7.5) and want to know if I can update it to the upcoming Windows Phone 8?
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What can I do when Zune doesn't recognise that my phone is plugged in?

I've plugged my phone in, and whilst I hear the USB chime on the PC, and the sync chirp on the Phone, Zune doesn't launch automatically -- If I launch Zune manually, it doesn't think the phone is ...
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Is it possible to hide applications from the application tab in Local Scout?

In Local Scout, if you select a company, it will show their details, including an applications tab, which can show some useful connections (things like links to driving directions apps and things like ...
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Is it possible to install windows 8 on windows phone device?

I am currently in the process of getting a nokia lumnia 800 phone. Is it possible to install to get windows 8 beta installed on it as the operating system and if so, how can I go about it?
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ME tile can be unpinned? If so how can I pin it again?

Looks like I can unpin the "ME" tile like every other tile. But I can't find where I can pin it again to start screen. I already think about testing this by unpinning it but I'm afraid I can't find a ...
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Where is the 'unread notifications queue'?

This happened - I was in living room and I heard sound of my phone from some other room. I was watching TV so I checked the phone after a while. But there was nothing on the lock screen of the phone ...
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What are the options for developer-unlocking a WP7 device?

Short of signing up for the developer program and paying $19, what are my options for unlocking my phone to allow loading arbitrary applications? The ChevronWP7 program shut down earlier this month, ...
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How can I set my Windows 7 Phone's default DNS server?

I have a strange issue with my internet connection, where people coming over to my house are sometimes unable to connect to the internet. On my own computers I have also experienced the issue, but I ...
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Any solution for 3G traffic counting?

Can I see my traffic somewhere in settings? Is there some app doing this? Or any app for jailbreaked devices? It's kind of basic feature nowadays, when internet connection is necessary.
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How can I connect my computer to internet through my Windows Phone 7 device?

I am traveling a lot and I need to be online on my laptop. How can I use 3G connection of my phone to browse internet on my PC? I have Samsung Omnia 7.
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How to attach files to an email in Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

In the default email client in Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, how can arbitrary files(.zip, .mp3, .txt, .pdf etc) be attached? AFAIK, the storage is sand-boxed, the file handler can implement hooks to the ...
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Are photos uploaded automatically to OneDrive from my phone full resolution?

There is an option to automatically upload any pictures to OneDrive that you take with your phone (From the Photos hub, select the ellipsis (...), then settings, then turn on Automatically upload to ...
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Is there a Pandora client for Windows Phone 7?

Loved the Pandora client application on my Android and iPhone devices. Didn't see one on Windows Phone 7. Is it called something different by chance?
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Import contacts from vcf file to Windows 7.5 Mango

I just got a new Windows (7.5) Phone. I exported all contacts from my old Android phone to a vcf file but have no idea how to import it to my Windows phone. Any ideas? Are there other ways to transfer ...