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Why can't I get photos/videos off Nokia phone?

I plug my phone into my computer (Ubuntu 14.04), go to Nokia phone and SD card, and move DCIM pictures to computer. Now I have some old photos on my computer, no photos in that directoy on the phone, ...
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Where's Bing Vision in Windows Phone 10?

I know Windows Phone 8.1 moved Bing Vision from being a Cortana feature, to being a Camera Lens. However, I've just upgraded to a Lumia 950 (with Windows Phone 10) and I cannot find Bing Vision ...
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Nokia Lumia 1020 Camera doesn't work with 8.1 OS [duplicate]

Why doesn't the new 8.1 OS software support the 41MP camera in the Lumia 1020?
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Camera not saving photos

So, I was at School when some dumbass took my phone (WITHOUT MY PERMISSION)and dropped it when I chased after him. The casing came off and some things cracked, I have not experienced any problems ...
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How to make the most of the Lumia 1020 Camera?

The camera is the showpiece of the 1020 but frankly, these "lenses" confuse me. There's a Nokia and Lumia camera app which appear very similar, for a start. And then I read somewhere that the camera ...
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Camera automatically comes on

I recently changed my lumia lcd and digitizer because the orginal screen was cracked. Everything works fine so far but the camera keeps coming on automatically. What might be the problem?
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Phone locks while using camera

I would like to prevent my phone from locking itself while I'm using the camera. I don't see any option in camera settings to prevent or delay locking. Is there any way to accomplish this?
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Lumia 535 camera app starting on its own

Yes, I know that Lumia 535 doesn't have dedicated camera button. But it happened to me several times already that I accidentally turned on camera app while having phone inside my pocket. So the ...
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Lumia Camera (it's the default app for me) opens nonstop suddenly

So earlier I spilled some diet cola and some made its way onto my phone screen and case. I dried the soda. That was 7 hours ago. Now suddenly since an hour and a half ago my phone camera app has been ...
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Camera hangs on “Saving” after taking a picture

Whenever I take a picture, the lumia camera (or just the regular camera app) always says "Saving" on the screen and I can't get rid of the text in order to take another picture. The phone does save ...
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Lumia 920 camera resolution

According to tech scecs, Nokia Lumia 920 have 8.7 MP main camera. Wheh I bought it, photos resolution was 3264×2448 px (7,990,272 px). But after some time I noticed that maximum photos resolution is ...
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Live Stream application in Lumia 535

I have tried the application named Ivms 4500. Its working fine on my friends Android, which detects the active cameras and can be played at the same time. My windows don't connect at all If I put the ...
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Is there a way to shot panoramic photos like iOS on Windows Phone?

I wanted to take some panorama pictures, so I tried the Lumia Panorama App, the best App for this task on Windows Phone (as far as I know). The problem is that it is quite slow and cumbersome to use: ...
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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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Windows Phone Camera - Pin to Start?

How do I pin the Windows Phone Camera to my Start Menu / Front Screen? I have a Lumia 640 however I don't like the Lumia Camera App due to a limitation and so want a short-cut on the screen. I know ...
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Lumia Camera Tap to Take Photo

In the Lumia Camera app, how do I tap the screen once to take a photo? (Without having to hit the Camera/Take photo icon). In the default Windows Phone Camera App there is a setting called Tap to ...
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Extracting and Using Sensor in Camera Assembly of Nokia Lumia 1020

I am trying to use the awesome camera sensor in the Nokia Lumia 1020 for research purposes. Unfortunately, my screen is broken so the screen is completely black. The 3 keys at the bottom (The back, ...
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Image in Lumia Camera App shows Grid Lumia 1020

I have Lumia 1020. A photo clicked from its camera comes in two resolutions, one of which is High resolution image. It gives option to open that high resolution image in Lumia Camera App. But in my ...
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How to watch a Nokia Lumia Live Picture (Living Image) on a (Windows) PC?

I have some nice live pictures/living pictures off my 730 Lumia phone. They seem a bit like the pictures in Harry Potter (if you watched that..) anyway, I like the idea of a picture briefly coming to ...
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Why does Lumia 830 show 8MP in camera settings but reviews says it has 10MP camera?

If I search for Lumia 830 I end up with reviews like that: But if I open settings in Lumia Camera 5 it shows to me just 8MP as the maximum. If I analize the picture file metadata it will say ...
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Is there a way to delay the auto upload of Photos to OneDrive?

Let's say that I took 10 consecutive photos. But I will delete a few bad shots afterwards. But the photos are already being uploaded to OneDrive as its supposed to. Is there a way that to delay the ...
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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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Auto-Upload to one drive dosent contain screenshots or saved photos [duplicate]

After enabling the auto-upload feature, it works fine that every new photo i take is uploaded, yet any screenshots or saved photos i save from within apps etc don't seem to be uploaded automatically ...
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ALL of my photos randomly deleted and I cant get them back

A notification popped up saying "Haven't backed up in a while-Back up now? I clicked on the notification and it opened OneDrive. Well, I didnt think anything happened so I closed the app. Well, the ...
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What are those *.nar, *.thm and *.tnl files in my Pictures folder? Can delete them?

See picture below: I saw this file when I browse to my Pictures folder via USB. I can imagine that the file suffixed with _Rich.nar is related with the Rich Capture feature in Lumia Camera 5 and ...
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HTC 8S cannot access photos

I have an HTC Windows Phone 8S. I restarted my phone yesterday, but there is no access to my photos. What should I do?
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Why does Lumia Camera 5.0 refuse to work in Lumia 830 with Denim?

I've just bought a Lumia 830 and it was unboxed with Denim Firmware update. When I go to the Store to download the Lumia Camera 5.0 it does this succesfully. Unfortunately when I try to start the ...
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Nokia Camera Deleting Pictures and Favorites

If I select all on pictures to delete, will I also delete the pictures marked as favorites?
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Is there any way to select a “best shot” from a smart sequence following windows phone 8.1 update 1 (denim)

I have a nokia lumia 930 and have a number of "smart sequence" photos that I still need to pick the "best shot" for. My phone upgraded yesterday to "denim" and it seems that the smart sequence ...
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What might be causing my camera to misbehave?

I chose the Lumia 1020 as a handy standby camera when I haven't got my normal photography kit with me; However since updating to 8.1 (Cyan), and later to 8.1. update 1 (Denim), I've noticed that the ...
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How to take 38mp photo on Lumia 1020

My Lumia 1020 is not taking pictures of the highest resolution - it's just taking pictures of approximately 5 MP. How do I take a 38mp photo on Lumia 1020?
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Camera-related apps crashing

I cannot use Nokia camera, 6snap, Twitter... It seems that only apps with camera crash on startup. But there is a catch: Camera from Microsoft works perfectly! I do not want to reset my phone, since ...
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Nokia Lumia 1020 Camera

I don't speak English, but I would try to do my best since I can't find a solution to my problem on other forums. This weekend I was using my Nokia Lumia with no problem, but suddenly the camera ...
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What Windows Phones support long exposure photography?

Does any Windows Phone support exposures that are: 15 seconds or longer, ideally going to up to a few minutes. But 15 seconds is the minimum I need. Real long exposures, not faked by combining ...
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Backup Library albums on onedrive [duplicate]

How can I backup other albums in my PC library other than Camera Roll??
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Camera stopped working after updating to WP 8.1 GDR 1 DP

My Camera does not launch after updates to WP 8.1 GDR 1(Update 1) Things i tried : 1) Used all three apps[Nokia Camera, Nokia Camera Beta and Microsoft Camera] 2) Soft reset 3) Reset camera in ...
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What aspect of a photo is controlled by where I tap on the screen to take it?

Everyone says the Lumia takes lovely pictures, but many of mine are blurry and crappy. I generally take them by pressing the shutter button (why yes I am over 30.) This week I happened to take some by ...
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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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Lumia 1020 Camera Cover Crack?

In front of me I have a brand new (only used 2 days to install apps and download maps) Nokia Lumia 1020. Now I looked at the cover of the camera lens and it seems to me that there is a ovale/round ...
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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 ...