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Camera native application keeps opening itself

On multiple occasions, the native camera applications opens itself. This can even happen when the phone is locked and posed an a table. Is there a way to prevent this problem, or is this a harware one ...
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How to add an accent mark to an existing dictionary word?

I use a word a lot that is in the phones dictionary without an accent. I would like it to always have the accent, or at least show up in the word suggestion list so I can just click on it instead of ...
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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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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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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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How to clear Cookies,Cache,Passwords individually in IE?

Does anyone know how to clear cookies , caches,forms individually in IE on Windows 8 Phone?
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How apps that lock the screen works? [closed]

There are apps that can lock the screen from a touch of a button in windows phone 8. Here is a link to such app. Lock Screen. There is no API to do this in windows phone to extent of my knowledge. Am ...
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Retrival of synced data

I bought a Nokia Lumia 720 couple of days back. I stored some data in it and also synced (Onenotes, contacts & apps) with the Hotmail account. Now if I restore my phone, is it possible to retrieve ...
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How to change default camera app

Is there an option to change a default camera app so when I press the button it would open other program than default? I'm using Camera360 app, if it matters.
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How well does it work with Yahoo email (Not Pop3)

I'm currently using an iPhone 5 with Yahoo email, keeping all messages on the server. I am not using Pop3 and don't want to. My iPhone 5 works well with Yahoo email but I have many other issues ...
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How to activate speech recognition?

Is/will the speech recognition be available on Windows Phone 8? And by speech recognition I mean converting speech to text eg. email/sms/message on any messaging app. Or maybe I missed it somehow?
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Storing emails on phone

Hi is there an option to store and manage your emails in phone. Or not even store, just being able to check all of your emails stored on email account. Or, if not, is there some good email app which ...
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How much RAM does Windows Phone 8 use?

I wanted to ask how much RAM is Windows Phone 8 using when we are not using any App etc. Specifically I wanted to ask about Lumia 720, it is a 512 MB RAM device. And how much RAM does Lumia 920 use?
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How do I report a WP8 bug?

Is it even possible? I mean I searched internet and my phone like for an hour and haven't found such thing as bug report for Microsoft.
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My phone has no zune

I just bought a Nokia Lumia 625 phone, and I realized there is no Zune app/software on it, so basically, I can't add music videos and pictures and can't even update the phone because It has no Zune. ...
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Restoring lock screen password entry keyboard to numeric

Background I used to have numeric lock screen password. The virtual keyboard was the numeric phone dialing keyboard with big keys. All was peachy, I could keep the phone to lock in 30 seconds because ...
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SIM contacts won't show up

I'm trying to move contacts from an Android phone to a WP8 device. On the Android device I backed-up all my contacts to the SIM card. On the WP8 device I went to People -> Settings -> import SIM ...
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Is it possible to get Music+Videos to remember its place even when it falls off the recent apps list?

On Windows Phone 7.x, the Music+Videos app would remember the position within the album/track/etc. that you were playing, even if the app fell off the "recently used apps" (i.e. back button) list. ...
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Android Apps in WindowsPhone 8

I need to know is there any software emulator or any other thing through which I can install and play Android apps/games on my WindowsPhone 8 (Lumia 520)
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Roaming turned off but icon shows on?

I'm using a Nokia Lumia 625 with Windows Phone 8. I currently have a small triangle icon which I understand is an indication that roaming is activated. But when I check the settings, it says roaming ...
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Can't Purchase music on a WP8 Nokia Lumia 520 with My Family Settings on but unrestricted.

My son has a Nokia Lumia 520 and wants to be able to purchase music through the Xbox music store. We navigate to the track click Buy and we get the message: "Can't Download The My Family Settings ...
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how to store games and apps in SD card in lumia phone [duplicate]

I'm using Nokia Lumia 620. My phone memory is full and I would like to save apps in SD card to free up phone memory. How can I do this?
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Does Windows Phone provide a better interface to ID3 tags?

I am a freak who likes to keep things organized. I have spent past year collecting accurate information for my song collection (i.e. info on Singer, Contributing Artists, Album, Year, Songwriter, ...
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Is it possible to allow calling in Kid's Corner?

Sometimes people ask me for my phone to call someone if their own phone is out of battery or if they don't have it on them. Just giving my phone to someone in Kid's Corner mode would be the most ...
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How do I send multiple songs via bluetooth in nokia lumia 620?

When I select the songs from my music library. It then shows only the delete option, not any option for sharing. It shows when I select multiple pictures from my photo album(also able to send multiple ...
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Can Windows Phone 8 devices be rooted?

Android can be rooted and even WP7 can be rooted. But is it possible to root devices running WP8?
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How to stop Skype from automatically using the loudspeaker

I have been quite happy with Skype's performance on Windows Phone 8 except for one issue. When I place a call and the recipient picks up, it will automatically put the call on speaker, and there ...
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Nokia Glance in Landscape mode

Is it possible to show the Nokia Glance screen in landscape mode? We are using a dock that holds the phone in landscape mode for a Lumia 925 and it is a little annoying that the clock is shown ...
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Auto capitalise the character i

Does anyone know how to get a WP8 device to auto capitalise the character i? iOS performs this operation and it's really annoying me on my Lumia 820.
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Signal boosting capability of Windows Phone 8.0

I found an interesting app in Windows Phone Store to boost the signal strength of the phone and help to increase network bandwidth too. Does the windows phone has the capability of boosting signal?
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Sync not working, can’t send or receive emails or texts, what could be the reason?

Since last two days I am facing this issue in HTC 8X, please help me to fix this issue
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How do I change the default 'remind before' time in calander?

How do I change the default reminder time (remind me before eg: 18 hours) in the calendar?
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Fake applications in app store?

What actually do these two applications? They are claiming to improve internet speed. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/2g-net-booster/bfc35021-b9c1-40d8-a03d-2aa4897dc8ea ...
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How to know how much data an app uses in one day?

I want to know (for statistical purposes) how many data a particular app is using in one day. I want to know how much of that data was over cellular data and how much was over Wifi. Is there any way ...
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How to create and edit recurring to-do tasks

On my iPhone I've been using the Reminders app quite a lot which syncs with my Live account. There I can create tasks and set them to repeat. I have now moved to Windows Phone (Lumia 1020) and ...
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How to post status with picture in Facebook Pages?

How can I post status with picture to Facebook Pages? (it is community page and posts are under page identity) I've tried with native WP8 FB support, IE browser, and MS dedicated FB app, but there is ...
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Why Internet Sharing is shown like it had used cellular data AND WiFi in DataSense?

I was looking at DataSense data in my phone and suddenly saw this strange behavior: As you can see the Internet Sharing used 268MB of cellular data and 279MB WiFi. What it means? If I'm sharing ...
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Increasing Others Storage Memory

When I was updated to GDR-3 and all my applications were re-installed the Others in Storage Check was around 600 MB. But last week I uninstalled a game of 800 MB and streamed videos. After a day the ...
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See more than one message on lock screen

On Windows Phone 8, you can customize the lock screen, but only messages OR facebook OR whatsapp messages can be shown (the only show the number of notifications). And only one message is shown. Is ...
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Steam WindowsPhone 8 App [closed]

Is there any Steam application for WindowsPhone 8? I have seen it for Android and iOS. Please let me know if there's any.
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Some system Apps lost after hard reset

I just reseted my Lumia 820. Now some system apps like glance are missing. Info says I have Nokia enhancements 1.x. the update service does not find any updates. Before there was Amber installed. ...
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how to install apps onto windows phone via sd card

I have tried out the guide given on the official windows phone site and looked into various question posted on this site for that matter, however I'm still failing to do an offline install of windows ...
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How does a Windows 8 Phone integrate with Windows 8 or 8.1?

For someone who has a Windows 8.1 device (laptop) as well as a Surface Pro, are there any unique features of the Windows 8 phone that would create a more unified experience between all of the devices? ...
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Any way to make everything smaller on my Nokia Lumia 1520?

Just got the new, huge, Nokia Lumia 1520 and everything is way too large. I know the font can get smaller and still legible because in desktop mode in IE it works on some web sites, zoomed out, but ...
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Lumia 520 outlook saved draft not showing next time

I have a Lumia 520. I composed an incomplete email using the Outlook app. Then, after pressing the back button, I was prompted with the following options: do you want to save the message in your ...
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Unable to volume down songs in music player after GDR2 update

Recently I bought lumia 625, and i have added some songs to SDcard (before GDR2 update). After few days I got update for GDR2 and updated. After updating I downloaded some songs from store, and then ...
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Which is a Good PDF ebook reader in windows phone [closed]

I read lots of books and i want to know whether there is any good ebook reader for windows phone. In my windows phone i have used pdf reader like adobe reader and pdf reader from microsoft. But both ...
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Is it possible to make an app which allows the screen rotation to be locked [closed]

I'm wondering if its possible to make apps which make up for setting deficiencies in WP8, specifically, locking the screen rotation. If it is possible, how much trouble would it be? Is making ...
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display+touch and network+ do not open on lumia 520

In settings, display+touch and network+ are not opening on my Lumia 520. I bought this phone from showroom with Update 2. It has "OS version: 8.0.10327.77 or 8.0.10328.78".
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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 ...