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“Restore data” ate all my cellular data :\ [duplicate]

I've got a Lumia 1320 running on Windows 8.1. I'm a pretty heavy data user but normally I run on WiFi (free public connections when possible). This month this "Restore data" ate almost 700mb of ...
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Can't use mobile data or wifi after phone reset

My phone is a Nokia Lumia 625, with the Cyan update. I've only had it for a few months, and recently it has been freezing on me, requiring me to turn it off again and again. I tried resetting the ...
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New Nokia Phones in bad reception areas

So me and few friends at work use to have a Nokia Lumia 900 using at&t. The area where I work didn't have the best coverage, maybe 2 bars of LTE outside and when on the first floor of the ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 DP cellular data

I'm using the Nokia Lumia 920 with Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview. I face some problem today is I've already turn on the cellular data, it does shows me that it is already turn on, but my top ...
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How to update from WP 8.0 to 8.1 on mobile data? [duplicate]

I need to update my Lumia 520 from Windows Phone 8.0 to 8.1, but it is not allowing me to download it over the mobile data and I don't have any wifi access. Is there any way to manually override this ...
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What is “Data to restore” and why is it using mobile/Wi-Fi data?

I was looking at data usage in the Data Sense app on my Lumia 920 (running WP 8.1 dev preview), and noticed that one of the entries in the list was called "Data to restore", with non-trivial amounts ...
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WiFi vs Mobile Data: Battery usage

Case 1: I use the mobile WiFi for Internet usage (assuming normal usage - majority of the time, phone being idle with intermittent Internet usage). Case 2: I keep WiFi off, and use the mobile's data ...
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Cannot use mobile internet when in range of wifi

I have a problem with using mobile internet on my Nokia Lumia 925. When my wifi is on, everything works as it should. When I turn off wifi, my phone should switch to mobile internet (this is turned ...
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Is there any way to monitor data usage on Windows Phone 7.x?

If my telco is to be believed, I've been burning through ~150Mb/day since the start of the month with my phone being in my pocket / sat on the side at home (within hearing distance of my WiFi). My ...
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Lumia 810 not showing option to change internet APN

I recently purchased an unlocked Lumia 810 from eBay. It is unlocked from T-Mobile and I am using it with Wind Mobile in Canada. Everything is working fine until I discovered that I could not get ...
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My HTC Trophy has no internet connection unless connected to Wi-Fi

My HTC Trophy is only able to connect to the internet if I am connected to Wi-Fi. Otherwise, I get "You might have lost your cellular data connection". This just started happening a few days ago and ...
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Does toggling the “Highest connection speed” setting turn off the LTE radio?

I was wondering if I toggling Highest connection speed in the cellular settings menu turns off a separate piece of hardware (the LTE radio). Are the LTE and 2G/3G radios the same components, or ...
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How can I force my phone to only use the KASUMI encryption?

Some of the most common forms of cellular GSM signals have been hacked, and I would like to ensure that my signals only use the more secure KASUMI encryption, even if it means that I don't have a ...
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Which uses more battery power, WiFi or 4G? [closed]

I hope this is a general enough question that doesn't vary too much by phone model, but suppose at school or work you have a WiFi connection, which would use less battery power over the course of a ...
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Why does it take so long for the phone fall back to WIFI when I have weak GPRS/3G?

When I'm at home I have a really bad data signal. I barely get standard GPRS signal... No EDGE or HSPDA. But I have a WIFI router 5 meters from where I sit with my phone and laptop. My laptop have ...
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Is the network traffic from Hubs and Tiles encrypted?

When I use features that use data connection like "What's New" in People Hub or seeing pictures from Facebook or SkyDrive on the Picture Hub, is the network traffic encrypted? I am worried because ...
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How can I tell whether I'm getting data via Wi-Fi or phone network?

There are occasions when my Wi-Fi is fully lit but data traffic is slow and patchy (like it's coming over the phone network). If I lose phone signal, internet connectivity fails completely. Meanwhile, ...
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Does Windows Phone Do Any On-Device Encryption?

One of the enterprise-y features of Blackberry that some organizations I work with are drawn to is data encryption. The theory being that the all user data is encrypted by the operating system, and ...
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Does Windows Phone prioritize between using a data plan and wi-fi connection?

When downloading apps, I prefer using a WiFi connection over a mobile data connection. So I switch off the mobile data connection and switch on the WiFi for the duration of the download and revert ...