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Properly restore photos to Lumia 1020

I have just reinstalled the firmware on my Lumia 1020 in order to get Cyan (I was on 8.1 Dev Prev) and am now busy restoring everything. I had about 7GBs worth of photos on it, all of which is now on ...
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Why does the camera use a flash even though I have turned flash off?

I have the flash turned off on my phone: But when I take pictures, it flashes. Even outdoors in broad daylight. Why?
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Is it possible to repair the camera of my Lumia 610 through Nokia Care?

The camera of my Lumia 610 has a problem. It does not autofocus and the pictures are not taken clearly. Is it possible to change the camera through Nokia Care?
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Can I lock my phone while filming?

Last week I bought a waterproof case for my Nokia Lumia 920. When I want to film something underwater, one of the bottom buttons is being pressed, so the app stops and my phone also stops recording. ...
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Can I set the front camera as default camera?

Is there any way to set the front facing camera as the default one? Doesn't matter what lens it is. Doesn't have to be the Nokia Camera. I love taking selfies...
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Does Windows Phone support an external camera flash?

I wonder if there is any external, more powerful, flash that support Windows Phone?
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Share full resolution photos on Twitter, Instagram, etc

Is there any way I can share my full resolution photos on Twitter and other social networks? I recently bought the Nokia Lumia Icon, and it has a 20 MP camera. The original photos are very nice but ...
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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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Can I (and if so, how do I) change default settings in Nokia Pro Cam

Each time I enter the Nokia Pro Cam all settings (white balance, ISO, shutter speed, ...) are set to "auto". Is there a way that I can change that, so that I can have it to default to, say, daylight ...
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HTC 8X Camera sound problem

I recently bought a HTC 8X and see that camera sound setting is not appear in ringtones+sounds settings!!! my phone career is Telstra, I searched in google and understand that my career policy removed ...
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How do I view and adjust all camera settings at once in Nokia Pro Cam?

I'm using a Nokia 920 with the Amber update. When I installed Pro Cam, I'd seen screenshots where all the different camera settings were visible on the screen at once, and could be edited by moving ...
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lumia 920 takes blurry pics including cinemagraphs

For some reason, I can't seem to take crisp images of objects only a couple of feet away or landscape. The color balance is awesome and the colors are captured perfectly, but the text on most things ...
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Change Photo Resolution

Is there a way to change the photo resolution in Windows Phone 8? Specifically I have a Nokia Lumia 920. The 920 takes pictures at 8.7 megapixels with an image size of 3264 x 2448 pixels. For most of ...
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How to disable video compressing when sharing

When sharing video my windows phone automatically compress it. The video quality is much worse then original. Does windows phone allows to turn off compressing video while sharing? Can I force WP to ...
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Is there a way to take panoramic pictures on Windows Phone?

I've seen the panoramic photos in iOS 6 and my Nexus S can take panoramic pictures as well. Are there any Windows Phone devices that can do panoramic photos or maybe an app that can stitch multiple ...
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Photos rotate automatically

There is some strange thing happening with my lumia 710. Some of the images taken in the portrait mode appear as taken in landscape mode in my camera roll albums. I am not sure how is this ...
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What is the privacy setting of the SkyDrive folder for automatic uploads?

If I enable the Automacically upload to SkyDrive setting in the pictures+camera settings, what level of privacy to those images get? Who can see them?
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Phone takes blurry pictures

I have a Dell Venue Pro (DVP) with a 5 megapixel camera. It is unable to capture pictures without very noticeable blur. Besides building a tripod, what steps can I take to improve my picture-taking ...
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Pico/Mini Projector for Windows Phone?

I want to project my app which uses camera on my wall. So, does Windows Phone have Pico projector?
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How to rotate a camera photo?

I just took a picture with the phone's camera, but it's on its side (or upside down) compared to my perspective when I took it. How can I rotate or flip the picture so it's the right side up? ...
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Is there any way to use the Photosynth app only to take photos, in full resolution?

I have briefly used the new Photosynth app and noticed that the output has a fairly low resolution. I suppose a compromise has been made for the processing power and bandwidth available on a mobile ...
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Autofocus does not work when using the camera button

I have a Nokia Lumia 800. When I use the camera button to take a photograph, autofocus does not work. Instead, I tap the subject on the screen for it to focus on it. I expect to have to ...
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Procedure to clean internal camera lens

I have an HD7 with considerable dust inside the lens which makes the resulting photos from the camera HORRIBLE. I've tried using an air can to hopefully penetrate what cracks let in the dust and clean ...