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Primary accounts?

We've given our daughter my old 635, or we will be soon. I set up her microsoft account, added her to 'My family' etc. I want to download some apps for her, so I've put my pay monthly sim in her ...
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When will we have SnapChat and KIK apps in windows phone store ?

I use Microsoft LUMIA 540. The only chatting app which I could use in it is Whatsapp. When will it support apps like snapchat, kik. There is also an KIK app in store which will never installs.
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How to Export qq Chat Record

QQ is a commonly-used chatting app in China. It is a disturbing fact that QQ for WP 8.1 doesn't have the function to export the previous chat records so far, and since WPers are only a minority, no ...
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Windows Phone VHD Virtual Machine Error [closed]

I installed Visual Studio 2015 for Windows Phone, but I get this error when I open the. How can I fix this error? I await your urgent help, thanks. Error Description: Windows Phone Emulator is ...
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setting up my family [duplicate]

It's been days that I have this phone I can't even download an app it keeps on telling me to set up my family please people help me set up my family I your help. I wanted to download whatsapp but it ...
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How to give one app sound priority over another

When driving, I am using my phone as navigation (Waze) and as music player (Spotify). I am trying to achieve such settings that whenever Waze gives me any voice commands, the music will be muted for ...
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Music application able to play by directory? [closed]

I am searching for an app which can play music in given directory. Can you recommend me one? I have preference on free applications, but I am able to pay if I need to. Any help is appreciated
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you've reached the limit for text post on Windows Phone - tumblr

I was using tumblr app on my wPhone, while i was heading to post a new quote, i started writing some text, and this appeared. I though it must be restriction for a day, but it has been over 3 days. ...
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Spotify offline not working

Has anyone tried using synchronized Spotify playlists in airplane mode? On my Nokia 930, the app is stuck at the loading playlists' name step.
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Account sign in mix up.. At&t Microsoft Windows 8.1 phone

When my husband bought a new phone, I played some games on it to see if I liked it. I used the "Login using facebook" option. Now everytime he tries to play a game using the "Login using facebook" ...
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Get rid of applications, that were removed from App Store

I have received "cleared" Lumia 535 from service, after two week long fixup. Since phone was restored to factory defaults, first thing, that I did was to login to my Microsoft account and restore all ...
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Which Map app can I use?

I used before Google Maps on Android, now I have Windows phone (BLU Win HD LTE) and can't find map app, which is convenient and reliable. Google Maps is't available for Windows phone, at least I ...
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Microsoft Phone Companioin

This isn't about Windows Phone specifically, but I think it's something we're gonna start running into more and more as people upgrade to Windows 10. Has anyone found an actual use for the Microsoft ...
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How can I clear cache of app?

I have Lumia 730(windows 8.1) phone. I just went through some apps and want to clear cache memory of some apps. How can I clear app data, cache?
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How to move to Windows 10 when using apps on SD card?

Some months back I got the message on my Lumia 640XL that I could try/move to Windows 10. I did, but since I have all my apps on SD card and the internal memory does not have enough memory to fit all ...
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Where is the web icon in the app list for?

In the app list, you can press a letter to go to the right section. However, there is also an web icon at the end (right bottom). What does it do? There is never an app under this section.
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Waze crashes on start

I have Waze installed on my Windows Phone, and it worked well - until today. Now every time I open Waze it quits right away. I didn't install anything on the phone that caused this... I've tried: ...
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Why cant we download app files in PC

I am trying to install an app in my lumia phone because the app size is greater than 100 MB i chose to download it from PC. I usually download and install big file apps of windows phone using this ...
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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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How can I identify all background apps currently running?

My battery drain has jumped from 2.3% per hour to 6.1% per hour and the screenn is as dim as I can possibly make it and only WiFi and Cellular are currently running. Essentially nothing has changed ...
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No apps will open except Internet Explorer

I have a Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows Phone 8.1. Since last night, the only app that will open is Internet Explorer. When I try to open Phone, Messaging, or any other app, it just flashes back to the ...
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What is the requirement to become Windows Phone developer?

Recently I'm learning basic open source programming language like PHP, Java, html etc. base on recently on demand for Microsoft platform and I have no idea where to start with Windows Phone apps ...
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Installing XAP file says it is unsupported

I am currently trying to install 6snap using the XAP file. The option for Install Local Apps works find and the XAP file is in the right place on the SD card but when I try to install it it says it is ...
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Asphalt Game: airborne is not showing up in the menu or games in Lumia

I have installed asphalt from SD card instead of directly downloading using my phone. But after my asphalt 8 got update it is not showing in menu or start screen nor in an Xbox game. When I am ...
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Integration with Pocket

As a Pocket service (getpocket.com) doesn't have an official application for Windows Phone, I'd like to ask what's the best integration between Windows Phone, Internet Explorer and Pocket, especially: ...
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Kindle App on Windows Phone 8.1

Ok so I downloaded an azw file from libgen (don't judge me, it was extremely expensive otherwise). I don't own a Kindle, but do have the app on my laptop (Windows 7), and it runs great. Recently I ...
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Torrent in Windows phone [closed]

I can't find other than a torrent search engine in windows store. Is it possible to download movies and all through torrent in windows phone too? Or any other facility that we got to do so.
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Is there any privacy in windows phone

Is there any way out with which I can hide my stuffs like images from gallery and videos too. Sometimes it happens that one cannot share everything with everyone. So, How can I hide them without ...
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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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Can I download Apps without WiFi connection on my phone?

I want to download some apps without WiFi but my phone (HTC with Windows Phone 8) is requesting a download over WiFi because of the bigger sizes of the apps. How do I use mobile data to do the ...
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Restore a backup and keep apps saved on SD

I have to bring my own personal phone in assistance for a not-working button and I need to back up. (I do not know why, to my girlfriend, who took the same model for the exact same problem, they have ...
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How to restore the Lumia 1020 with native applications and Windows 8.0?

I updated my Lumia 1020 with Windows 8.1 and came across the error 80072f8f. I searched solutions for this error and I opted for the hard reset. However the native applications were uninstalled. I ...
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Problems with update Windows 10 on Lumia

Today I updated to the preview version of Windows 10 and encountered several problems. Since I got an error the first time which was related to SD card storage, I changed settings that apps are not ...
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VirtualMachine or DualBoot

Setting up a VM environment to run WinPhone as an emulated OS is easy - but what about the other way around? Since the architecture of mobile devices is ARM, shouldn't it be possible to dual boot the ...
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OpenStreetMap offline maps

The 'Maps' app allows maps to be downloaded to Windows Phone for offline use so no data connection is necessary. This is useful. I need a map with more detail though that also shows hiking routes. ...
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Is there a Windows Phone app or capability to handle my Google shared calendars?

I have a work account through Gmail that I have to use. This account has thousands of contacts and multiple shared calendars with these contacts which I need to access frequently. I need to be ...
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Support for monopod

Is monopod (selfie stick) with headphone jack supported in Windows Phone, or are there workarounds? It looks the default camera is not supported. (cannot capture with "volume up" button) (in ...
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How do i set up my family using a Nokia lumia 925 [duplicate]

I have tried downloading a couple of apps but can't because of the my family safety
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Uninstalled an application but the store shows it as still installed. How can I reinstall it?

I updated to the latest Windows Phone 10 Technical preview. In the process I lost all of the application data that I had stored on my SD card and need to reinstall my apps. I removed the applications ...
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can't access beta app in store although my account is a tester account

i added a windows phone application as a beta app in store and add my email address as a beta tester . after app status changed to published i go to dashboard->myApp->Details>Link to the ...
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Why some apps prevent installation in SD card

I have an app which when I tried to install showed a message stating that the author of the app will not allow to install the app in a SD card and will be installed in phone storage. I want to know ...
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What does memory dump feature in WP8.1 apply to? (Debug feedback)

There is a feature in "Settings/feedback/Save debug info" option in the phone settings: If I turn this on, and I start a custom developed application that let's say crashes at some point, the phone ...
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Export phone application to computer?

So I have a Lumia 930 with WP8.1 Update 1. I have an application installed on it that I would like to export (copy) to my PC. How can I do this? Edit: For clarification, it's not a store app, I ...
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Windows phone apps memory path on phone

I can't find the location of the windows phone app files on my phone. I can find the location in my computer (C:/...), which is synced. But can't find it in the phone. The reason why I'm asking this ...
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How can I find and access my Note Plus app's data file from my PC?

I have two Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone 8.1 phones. One has a broken screen . It turns on and displays the proper screen, but does not respond to touch. I had a note program on this phone I was using ...
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How to delete the app list from My Apps?

I am came from android. I am very new to Windows phone. I have download some apps from store. I don't like that apps and uninstalled that apps from my phone. Now when ever I go to My Apps list it ...
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Why is the CBS App not showing in the Windows Store?

I am trying to install the CBS App on my Nokia Lumia 520. It does't show up in the Windows Store. I do see CBS News and CBS Local. My phone is only 800 x 480 resolution, which I suspect may be the ...
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can't access apps on nokia lumia 520

Why do I suddenly loose access to the apps I have downloaded? It started with Trivia Crack, and now Facebook. There are no required updates pending.
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Unable to download apps

I've had a Nokia Lumia 635 for a few feeks now and everything was going smoothly until I couldn't download apps anymore. I try to download one and it's in progress, but it doesn't complete. What can I ...
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How to install XAP files in a windows phone 8.1 device [duplicate]

I tapped download and install manually option in Windows Phone store and I downloaded an xap file. I transferred the xap file to my Lumia 435 via bluetooth, but the OS does not install it, displaying ...