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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.
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my family setting [duplicate]

I received a new window phone from my sister which she used for a day when she gave it me I tried downloading social network like whatsapp it wrote that I need to ask my parents to setup My family on ...
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Is there a resident TeX distribution for Windows Phone?

Is there a resident TeX distribution for Windows Phone? By resident, i mean where i can create, edit, and compile tex documents on board--without need for clouds and internet connections and such.
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How apps that lock the screen works?

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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Lumia 820 / Black update / Glance

Recently I have my Lumia 820 updated to Black, unfortunately Glance is nowhere to be found in settings; I've tried restarting and rebooting the phone but to no avail; I've also purchased and installed ...
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How to change installation memory in Lumia 525? [duplicate]

When I install apps& games on my lumia 525 , it uses phone memory. Is there any way to change it to SD card?
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How do I get Developer account for Windows Phone

How can I get developer account so I'd be able to run custom apps (eg. apps that I'm testing ) on my phone?
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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 to fetch audio files from phone and SD card and play them? [migrated]

How to fetch audio files from phone and SD card and play them? I'm just a designer but I understand code when I see it. So what I need is a code that does just that.
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How to install games/apps to SD card memory even with some hack? [duplicate]

I've searched in web this info and I see that there isn't any official option to install games and apps to SD card memory. I have lumia 625, and it's internal memory is too small... truly, I'm very ...
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Feedback wanted on Windows Phone 8 app to organize information [closed]

I need more feedback on an app of mine. The app currently only exists for Windows Phone 8 and up, but I'm thinking about porting it to other platforms. The app lets you organize knowledge and ...
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Whatsapp is behaving weird

My whatsapp is behaving kinda weird...it was all ok this morning suddenly I am receiving the same message every now and then from my friend which he had sent long back and I also replied back to him ...
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How can I download Facebook Messenger (official) for my Windows Phone?

When I tried to download Facebook Chat Messenger (the official one and not from a third party) from my Windows Phone (through the App store) I couldn't find any official app, only many unofficial FB ...
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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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How to integrate LinkedIn 2FA into Microsoft Authenticator?

I am using MS Authenticator app on my Lumia. I already have Facebook, Microsoft and Google in it. But can't figure out how to integrate LinkedIn 2FA into it, is it possible? I've read LinkedIn ...
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If I develop an HTML game or an application for a Windows pc, will it work on a Windows Phone? [closed]

I am developing an HTML5 application for Windows 8 desktop using JavaScript and HTML. Can I use the same application on PC, phones and tablets?
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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 do I clean App Data of specific app?

I see on settings page that apps such Twitter and Translate store some App Data: How do I clean that App Data? Tried to clean Temporary files in Storage Check, but it didn't help.
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Is it possible to manually install apps from Store in devices with no SD slot?

I know we can download and manually install apps from the Store via SD card. But I want to know if a can install this app manually downloaded from Store in devices with no SD card slot. Before ...
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How to know if an app works in low-end device in Store?

When I'm browsing the Store in the Internet or in my Lumia 920 I can see and install all apps. But sometimes I want to see games for my daughter's phone (Lumia 520) which only has 512MB RAM. I know ...
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How to rename Whatsapp contact info?

Is it possible to rename whatsapp contact info? Suppose in my address book, person name is X,now the same name is coming in whatsapp, I want to rename as Y in whatsapp only.
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Is there a way to keep the app data even after uninstallation?

I have a game that I'd like to temporarily uninstall, but I want to keep its app data. When I re-install it later, I can have everything that I had in the game before the installation. Is this even ...
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Alarm that requires a problem to be solved

I have the habit of snoozing my alarm over and over, thus oversleeping often. I've seen some alarm apps on Android that make you solve a math problem / some puzzle before you can stop it. Are there ...
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Microsoft Authenticator - what happens if I lose my phone?

I'm using Microsoft Authenticator for 9 or 10 sites now, I like the added security it gives. But what happens if I lose my phone? I'm not worried about other people using the codes, they are pretty ...
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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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Tasks/Todo list for WP8

is there any tasks/todo app for WP8 where I could manage my task from WP8 and internet page? In Android there is gmail todo list and apps that can integrate with it. I'm looking for something ...
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Do we have BBM for Windows devices (HTC 8X)?

Can we Install BBM for Windows devices also
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Can purchased apps from Android be downloaded on Windows phone?

I'm looking at switching from an Android phone over to a Windows phone, specifically the Nokia Lumia 925. Now I have my Google account linked to my Android where it stores all my purchase history, can ...
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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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Unable to install some apps from memory card

I brought a new Windows Phone 8 (lumia) and now I am trying to install apps by manually dowloading them and then installing it through the SD card (store > sd card). I have installed some of the apps ...
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Sharing Phonegap Apps Privately for Windows Phone [closed]

I'm starting with Phonegap and I would like to know how can I share it privately for mobile devices like Windows Phone? And if there is any sharing solution that is free? Thank you
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How to install a custom made application on Windows phone 8

I have made my own custom made application for my Windows phone 8 and now i want to install it. I tried manually installing my application by going into Store → SD Card; but it seems it only ...
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How can I transfer purchased apps to another Live Account?

I have a Windows Phone 8 which I log on to with an old Live account. I now also have a Windows 8 tablet but I have used a newer Live account for that one. I now want to change the account on my phone ...
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How to submit an app rating without disclosing name

With some apps relentlessly asking to be rated, I submitted a few. However, I noticed that in the reviews in the app, my name appears in the review. Some reviews only have their submitter's name as ...
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How can I set access permission for Apps?

I can't find any application access permissions settings in Windows Phone 8, like Internet access, Gallery access, Contacts access etc. Is there any way to block their access from it. Because I ...
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Can Anti-virus affect device performance?

I have installed some anti-viruses on my device, and since then I am feeling that the performance of the device is quite slow, and when I uninstall them the device works fine, and the device starts ...
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Does one get Facebook live toast/notification for a “like”?

If someone likes a comment I wrote on a post, is the Facebook app supposed to give me a live tile/toast? Mine is still showing an old notification.
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Where does WhatsApp store backups in windows phone 8?

In the WhatsApp settings menu there is a "backup" option. I would like to know where this backup will be stored in the phone. Is it possible to restore this backup?
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View history in Skype

Does anybody know how to view history in Skype? I have several rooms in my Skype, and when I open Skype, some history messages get downloaded but not all.
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If I want to beta test other people's Windows Phone apps where do I find those apps?

It seems that developers are keen to have their apps beta tested but where do you go if you want to offer to test? Where do you find apps which haven't yet reached the marketplace?
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How to store games/apps on an SD card

I have a Nokia Lumia 520. My phone memory is full, so I'm not able to download new games. Is there any way to download games/apps to SD memory?
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Tracking the location of files downloaded through internet on Windows Phone

I have the following problem with my Nokia Lumia 520 windows phone: I have downloaded a few apps & Videos through internet from my mobile and I am not able to find the specific folder or drive ...
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Unable to access downloaded music from Big data downloder

I used an app to download a MP3 file from internet, i am able to play the file from within the app however am unable to access or play the file from Xbox music app. Windows phone 8 Nokia lumia 720 ...
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i can't pin anything to start

I am not able to pin any app from the right hand list to the start screen. I tap and hold the app and the white "pin to start" option appears but nothing happens when I hit it. Help!
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WP7 store purchases not available on surface pro

I've purchased games and apps from the market place on my WP7 (HTC Mozart). I've since bought a Surface Pro (Windows 8). When downloading the same apps in W8 I have to repurchase. The store shows no ...
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A recycle bin app for Windows phone?

The other day I somehow managed to delete some of my important messages (text) and immediately it reminded me of my old Samsung duos slider (non-android) phone which had a recycle bin that stored the ...
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Is there any way to print?

I have a wireless printer. Is there any way I can spool something to the printer from my Windows phone? Occasionally, I'd like to print a document, a web page, or maybe a picture right from my phone. ...
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app to access google drive?

I am a Lumia 710 user. I wonder if there is an official or unofficial app to access google drive on WP 7.8. I am looking for something similar to the SkyDrive app.
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How to see which apps used data connection?

I'm using GPRS for connecting to the web, and I have disabled automatic backups and updates and also blocked most background tasks and all those sort of things... But when I wake up I see my internet ...