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Force uninstall an app?

Is there any way to force an app on the SD card to be uninstalled? I cannot open one of the apps on my phone (Swarm). When I hold on to it and select Uninstall, nothing happens. It no longer shows ...
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Health & Fitness stores bicycling workout as a run

I've started using my bicycle get to work and I thought let's try out MSN Health & Fitness. I got on my bike, started the app and did the following: Clicked GPS Tracker Selected Bicyling ...
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How to get an app off the recent list when sharing files?

When sharing files, recently used apps are supposed to be listed at the top, under the "recent" heading, with the rest below, under "more". My problem is that the "recent" list includes an app ...
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How to use IP Web cam software

So I want to use my phones camera as an webcam for using it in skype and for that purpose i downloaded IP Webcam from windows store as it is a free app and also installed (by running install.bat) the ...
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How to backup Viber messages?

Is there any way at all to backup Viber messages on Windows Phones? The standard backup feature on Viber is currently only available for iPhone and Android. Any workarounds to backup Viber ...
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How to add search control to an app [migrated]

I would like to add a search box to my app, where the user would be able to input text and search the web, and below the search box it would display the results to choose from. I searched all around ...
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Clean up WhatsApp cache

Is there any way to clean up the cache used by WhatsApp other than reinstalling? Because lots of audio messages and voice recordings made my WhatsApp Data size much bigger (Around 700 MB).
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Does Windows Phone App Store give a way to contact developer?

I can't see any documentation/contact-us information on an app I bought - just the information on the main app page. Isn't this standard app-store functionality, so people can report bugs? Other than ...
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Google voice in windows phone

Is there any Google Voice app for Windows? If I have a Google number am I able to receive call on my Windows phone, that can enable free calls?
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“Action Needed” app won't install to phone after removing faulty SD card

I have a Nokia Lumia 530, and I tried installing the app Trivia Crack to it. It's nothing wrong with the app itself, but the problem is that I had a faulty MicroSD card. So I did what people did when ...
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Online youtube streaming

The other day, I wanted to watch online stream on YouTube. But was unable to do so, because YouTube in web browser told me online streams are not supported. Is there any YouTube app which would allow ...
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Change the default video player

I'm really confused about the default video-player solution which is used for example by the IE or the Facebook app. It's not possible to tap the timeline to skip to a certain point in the playback. ...
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Will current WP7.x & WP8.x apps continue to work with Windows 10 for phones?

With Microsoft pushing Universal Apps for everything Windows 10 (PCs, tablets, phones, Xbox) I wonder if non-universal apps currently availiable in the store will continue to work on Windows 10 (at ...
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How to prevent apps from running in the background using battery saver

I know that in order to prevent apps from running in the background you just have to turn off it in battery saver. like this But i am facing some unusual problems in some apps. I use regularly ...
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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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Reading app that shows footnotes on the bottom of the page in fb2 documents

I am used to read footnotes on the same page with a reference, so I see the context and don't have to tap a small number to read a footnote. Is there an app that shows footnotes on the bottom of the ...
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I can not install apps from the SD card

I can not install apps from the SD card, when I try to install one it shows the message... "we are having a trouble installing this app" What can I do to fix this?
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Download Apps or Games through PC

I am using Windows Phone 1320. Is it possible to download an app or game from windows store through my PC and it automatically gets installed on my Lumia 1320?
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Is there any difference if I swipe an app off the screen or I press the 'x' button?

When I long press the '<-' button and I see all the running apps, I can close them using two ways: swipe them off the bottom of the screen press the 'x' button. A friend of mine told me that ...
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How to download YouTube videos using browser?

I am using a Nokia Lumia 520 (Lumia Cyan) with Windows Phone 8.1. I came to know YouTube downloader and its defect of letting the videos to SD card. Once I tried downloading YouTube videos using Clip ...
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Why don't some apps have the “Allow app to run in the background” option?

When trying to reproduce the issue in this question, I noticed that some apps lack the "Allow app to run in the background" and the "... even when Battery Saver is on" options in Battery Saver. At ...
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Why some apps refuse to be closed?

Since the introduction of Windows Phone 8.1 I noticed a strange behavior. After hit the Back button for the last time in some apps (closing it) I still can see them in the app switcher (hold back ...
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How to start developing WP8 apps for free? [closed]

I want to start writing apps for Windows Phone 8 and above. I went then to their website and wanted to register a developer account. But my options are to register as an Individual ($19) and as a ...
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how to show all running apps on my nokia 520

I am new to wp, I wonder if there is a way to show all the running apps as in Android. Does it depends on WP or on Nokia. Thanks
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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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The News app's live tile is stuck, how do I refresh it?

I've been hearing about how Australian people are the world's richest for about 4 weeks now. The live tile seems to be stuck. I've tried removing and re-adding the tile and restarting my device. How ...
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Problem in opera mini in lumia 730

i am using lumia 730 and recently downloaded opera mini but as soon as i open it, it asks me to accept the terms and condition but i can not find the accept option anywhere. whereas when i installed ...
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Whats the standard tool to develop on the Windows Phone Platform? [closed]

Is this Windows Visual Studio, or is there a dev environment more attuned to the Windows Phone Platform?
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Is it slower to run apps off the SD card?

I've got a podcast app with hundreds of saved podcasts (>5GB) and it's running a lot slower than it used to. I transferred the app and its data to the SD Card a while back but I don't feel like I ...
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Why does the weather app need a Microsoft account?

I purchased a Nokia 635 running Windows Phone 8.1. I'm trying to set up the Weather App, which came preinstalled on the phone. When I attempt to run the app, I'm given two choices: Update and Share ...
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An App has disappeared from my phone, but the store says I have it, so I can't get it back

The app is "Dominion Picker", but I don't think the app is at fault. My wife has the same phone (Nokia 920) and OS (Windows 8.1), and hers is fine. I have had the app for quite a while, and got an ...
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Is it possible (officially or by hack) to have Family Safety on a Win 8.1 phone?

Can it be done? I have just bought a BLU Jr and am curious if Family Safety will work on it because I read some people complaining that it doesn't work for Windows Phone yet. Can anyone confirm?
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Backup and restore apps deleted from Store

My Lumia 920 is currently running the Black firmware, with the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview. Other Lumia 920 owners in the household, previously running 8.0 on Black, were able to upgrade to ...
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Can I see the version of a company app?

Our company deploys apps outside Microsoft Store, using enterprise certificates. Can I somewhere see the version of such installed app? I can't use the Store app since company apps are not listed ...
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How can I know the version of an installed app?

I installed an app and I would like to know what is it version. In the app menu no command is available to see the version.
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Does Line support audio & video calls?

I'm considering switching over to Windows Phone, specifically WP 8.1. However, I was wondering - does Line support voice and video calls? I want to be sure before making the switch.
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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 ...
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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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Offline Password Manager

Is there an existing app that helps you keep, encrypt and organize passwords WITHOUT requiring internet access? Of course not necessarily free. The reason for not accepting internet access ...
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Is the “Send to Kindle” feature for personal documents/PDFs supported on Windows Phone?

I'm trying to send a PDF to read on the Kindle app on my Windows Phone per this tip, but it doesn't show up on the phone. Checking Kindle settings at the Amazon site it's curious that the ...
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Turn off notifications in Windows Phone 8

I am a new user, and on one of the questions I saw that many are facing a problem about the toast notifications of apps in Windows Phone 8. Seems like the issue has been sorted out in Windows Phone ...
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Does closing an app also kill its background thread?

Does closing an app also end any background threads in Windows Phone 8.1 or 8.0?
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Does switching phones also let you take your purchased apps to the phone you are switching over? [duplicate]

I am using Nokia lumia 1020 with windows 8.1.10. Thinking to buy Lumia 132. So when I sign in by my Microsoft account in 1320, Would I also get all my purchased apps in that also? Does switching ...
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How can I switch back to a previous version of an app after updating it?

For example, I have app ABC version 2.3, an update over the older version 2.2. How can I go back to the previous version? I am using a Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1.10.
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Cannot install Asphalt 8 from the Store

When I type "Asphalt 8" in the Windows Phone Store, only "Asphalt Hack" is returned, not the game. When I clicked on a link for Asphalt 8 from the website, it took me to the store, but displayed an ...
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Free Book Nook - where to find the downloaded books?

I got an app called Free Book Nook and I downloaded 3 free books to my phone, but have no clue where these books are placed. Also the app doesn't tell where to find them. I already looked in office, ...
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How can I access the storage folder of an app on Nokia Lumia 620?

I want to have access to a video app folder on the noka lumia 620, that doesnt allow me to export the video due to its size ( the app is called Hidden Camera and it only allows the upload to skydrive ...
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Are there any apps for route planning/following?

I'm looking for an app for route planning. I want to follow a predefined route (it's a strava segment, but it's very long) because I don't know the route and think I'll get lost without guidance. ...
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Moli Player Pro - subtitles not working

I bought Moli Player Pro today and wanted to watch a movie which had subtitles in .txt file. After I launched video, the player popped up that it found subtitles file. Obviously I clicked yes, but ...
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Imgura won't install because of an error

When I want to install Imgura app, this shows: Can someone tell me what to do? I searched the web for explanation to this error and found nothing.