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Touch screen in Lumia 535

My device is a Lumia 535. I have had this problem since I bought this mobile. The touch screen makes random and unwanted clicks. This makes it difficult to type or do some work. This usually when my ...
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How to remove browser “home page” - att.yahoo.com

I am running Windows Phone 8.0 on a Nokia 820 and I'm finding it has this annoying "att.yahoo.com" web browser "home page," for lack of a better word, and this is with the default IE browser. I've ...
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How to create large tiles for Phone and messaging app?

I have a new Lumia phone running Windows phone 8. This is supposed to be a PHONE and I am supposed to be able to send TEXTS. Where were the large icons for these activities? I could find candy crush ...
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Inquiry over stability of WP 10 on an htc 8s

If I download a ''Developer Preview App'' on my htc 8s and check for an update in Feb 2016 am I still going to get windows 8.1 or find that the only update available is windows 10, and if so should i ...
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Finding Whatsapp key file on WP8

A lot of guides exist on the internet to decrypt whatsapp message databases and backups on Android using the key that is easily found on that OS. However, I'm using WP8, and I am trying to find the ...
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Unable to complete Calendar sharing

This problem is occurring on 2 phones: a Lumia 810 running 8.0 and a Lumia 635 running 8.1 . Both behave similarly. I have successfully shared 3 outlook calendars (doing so on my computer.) 2 are with ...
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i have nokia windows phone keeps saying stack overflow lines35 and 10 what does that mean [closed]

I have a Nokia Windows Phone. In the web browser, it says: Stack Overflow - Lines 10, and 35 How do I get to the website?
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can't login to subway sufers with facebook [duplicate]

I have been tuned to this beautiful game, but I can't login to it with my Facebook, even when network is good, it always reads, "password expire log out and login again", have done that severally, yet ...
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Any way to refresh files/folders when browsing via USB?

When I connect phone to computer via USB cable, I can browse internal memory and SD card. Is there any way to refresh files/folders without replugging the device?
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Is there a way to view the full content of notifications?

When in areas with poor mobile internet, often my phone will receive notifications (about new facebook posts or messages typically) but the app itself cannot load the message. The notification will ...
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what's up with this exclamation mark on my lock screen?

There is an exclamation mark next to the city name on my lock screen. What does that indicate?
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how to buy a paid game on windows 8? [duplicate]

I have tried to download a paid game and it says I have to change the settings on my family but I don't know how to. I want to download this game but its a paid game and it pops up with a message ...
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214 views

Player with changeable speed

I need to find an audio player app that can change the playback speed (slower and faster). Does anyone know an app that can do this?
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How can I tell if a phone has been developer unlocked? (WP8)

Is there a clear indication / status on the phone if it's developer unlocked? If so, where is it?
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Moving an mp3 file to podcasts without PC

minor problem here. I have an mp3 file that I downloaded through OneDrive. It should be added to podcasts, yet it just sits there. It can be opened and listened to, but I cannot add it to any playlist,...
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cant open whatsapp in lumia 520 win 8 [duplicate]

I have a nokia lumia 520 with windows 8. Yesterday I uninstalled whatsapp by mistake. after i reinstalled it, its not opening up. when i touch the app icon, the screen makes a short flash, but nothing ...
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Unable to turn on WiFi on Nokia Lumia 920

i have a Nokia Lumia 920 i just got it since two days ago, originally it came with WP8 and i upgraded it to WP8.1 then my WIFI settings stopped working, by stopped working i mean: When i go to: Menu -...
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Do WP 8.0 apps appear in WP Store to users with WP 8.1

I am developing an application. I want to target the widest user base possible but I do not know for which platform I should develop. I fear that if I develop an app for WP 8.0, users with WP 8.1 won'...
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How to check if someone is using my Windows Phone?

My friend suspects that someone is using her phone. She changed her security code, but she is still afraid that it might be stolen again. I was wondering if there's any built-in logging history or ...
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Shortcut to enable/disable data connection from home screen?

In WP7, I could pin my cellular connection setting as a tile, which was great as I often turn data on/off. In WP8.1, I have to go settings->scroll to Mobile+SIM->tap->turn the slider on/off. The ...
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Can Windows Phone OS be installed on a desktop hardware (x86 …etc)?

Can Windows Phone OS be installed on a desktop hardware (x86 or x64 processor) natively (without a layer of virtualization / emulation), or can it be natively in a VM (VMware or virtual BOX), virtual ...
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Downgrade from Windows Phone 8.1 (installed; not an update) to Windows Phone 8

I'm considering buying a Nokia Lumia 730 (or 830), but it comes with 8.1 preinstalled, while I'd like to be using WP8 instead. Is there any way I could downgrade? All the solutions I could find on ...
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How to convert voice recordings into ringtones

I have tried many apps that should have been able to record something and then save it into the ringtones list, and none of them work. I have also moved the recordings into the ringtones folder, using ...
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Stack Exchange app for Windows Phone?

Is there an app (official or otherwise) to access Stack Exchange communities for Windows Phone? Or does the mobile website work well?
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Move a notebook from Phone to OneDrive

Problem I have a Windows Phone 8. Its OneNote app has two notebooks. One of the notebooks has "Phone" as its location, the other has "SkyDrive" (now OneDrive) as its location. Shaun's Notebook - ...
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Where to see toast notifications?

I have a Nokia Lumia 525. When I get a toast notification, it disappears within a second. If I want to see this notification again, what should I do?
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Is there a way to have an app-icon switcher like Android 2.x in Windows 8.1?

One thing a little annoying about Windows-phone is that the switcher shows a whole screen for every recent app. On Froyo phones, if you hold the home button you'd get a recent-apps-switcher that ...
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How to change the display language in Xbox Games on Windows Phone

I tried adding a Game using the Windows Phone Store to my account. The game requirex XBox Games. A simple account on Xbox was created, but it is in the wrong display language (french). I need to ...
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How to disable key highlights when entering PIN code?

When entering my PIN code, each number lights up as I tap it. This makes it easier for someone to read my PIN. Is there a way to disable this? It's possible in Windows 8.1.
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my family set up [duplicate]

am an adult but unable to download an application.when l get to install,I get this feedback my family setup must be done.l have opened an account,joined the community but having same problem ...
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How can I upgrade Windows Phone 8.0 to 8.1

I'm using a Nokia Lumia 525, Windows Phone 8.0. But I want to upgrade to 8.1. How do I upgrade, should I go to Nokia Service center? Is it not possible to upgrade myself (using only mobile data ...
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Updating Windows Phone 8.X on slow WiFi

I have a WiFi internet connection through a proxy with several limitations. The connection reaches 70kbps on certain hours of the day, but it is mostly about 20kbps. The proxy is also configured to ...
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Music player controls still a pain in WP8.1

It was a big complaint in WP7 that the music controls would get stuck on the lock screen. In WP8 they fade away after a few seconds but they're still there... I listen to some music for a few minutes ...
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Is it possible to send an installed App to another Windows Phone?

I'm just messing around to find the way to share an App or a game between two Lumia phones. I have tried to find the solution but I did not succeed yet. The two Lumia phones are a Lumia 525 and a ...
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Is Chrome available on Windows Phone 8?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and really want to use Chrome. There seem to be a few knock-off versions of Chrome on the Windows Store. Is there an official version?
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Windows Phone physical device for testing my software [closed]

I am currently developing apps for Windows Phone 8.1 and I am using the emulator for testing purposes. I have decided to buy a Windows Phone device for running my apps instead as that will be more ...
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Setting up MS Account to download apps on my WP [closed]

I bought a new Windows Phone 8 and it says that I have to set up an account to download apps since I am 14 years old and I don't have anyone in my family who has a Windows Phone. So what can I do? I ...
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Are WP8 phones upgradeable to WP10? [closed]

I know that WP7 phones are not upgradeable to WP8 but WP8 phones are upgradeable to WP8.1. Because the recent announcement of the next version (WP10) I'm curious are WP8 phones will be upgradeable to ...
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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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How do I install Windows Phone 8 on HTC One M8?

I have an HTC One M8 that is currently running Android. With the announcement of the HTC One M8 for Windows I know that my phone can support Windows Phone 8. How do I install Windows Phone 8 on my ...
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Is there a Manufacturer ID list for windows phone ?

I'm looking for a list that match manufacturer id (RM-846_eu_euro1_267) to commercial names (Nokia Lumia 620). Is this list exist somewhere ? Thank you !
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Automatic upload of photos to OneDrive

I've just been comparing my Camera Roll on my phone with my OneDrive > Pictures > Camera Roll folder, and now have some questions: Despite having autoupload on (Best Quality), only 101 of my 264 ...
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Some grammatical symbols use more than 1 character

When writing a text message, I was expecting that all (UK) standard keyboard characters would each use 1 character, but it seems that this isn't so - one exception I've found is the ¬ character, which ...
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What can be backed up with Windows Phone 8.x?

Similar: What can be backed up? I've read the above question, but the information is over two years old and doesn't specify a phone OS version. I'd like to see an updated list here, specifically for ...
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Skype sign in accepting only MS acc

I've had to reset phone to factory defaults and reinstall apps. After that I did not succeed to sign in with my skype account, as it's expecting only MS acc. WTF is that; did I miss some option? On ...
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Downloading PDFs

I can download the majority of PDFs fine from any source; however, I've found that I can't download some specific PDFs. For example, when I download either the Network Railcard application form or ...
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New Nokia Phones in bad reception areas

So me and few friends at work use to have a Nokia Lumia 900 using at&t. The area where I work didn't have the best coverage, maybe 2 bars of LTE outside and when on the first floor of the ...
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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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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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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 data,...