Questions about the browser that ships with Windows Phone, Internet Explorer.

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How can I access an Intranet whilst on a WiFi connection?

I've got a device that is connected to a WiFi network. If I use Internet Explorer to try and access an Intranet site, using it's hostname (so using an address of http://intranet/) I get an error ...
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Ordnance Survey maps

In the UK, Bing Maps can show OS maps in the browser. It appears that this data extends to their API, and a couple of apps have been built using the API (e.g. ...
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Where does IE download to [duplicate]

i realize that this may have been asked before. Basically I used IE to download a zip file. The process was the same as when you download a pdf, you get the downloading screen in IE while the file ...
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How to delete websites I have browsed?

I have attempted to delete the history of web sites I visit by choosing Settings/Delete history. Although the "deleting browsing history" message appears on the phone screen, the website is not ...
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What enables reading mode?

In IE11, there's a new feature - reading view. But it seems to turn on for some sites but not others. It's enabled for this article: http://alistapart.com/article/creating-style-guides But not ...
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How to view image tooltips in IE?

On some webpages, image tooltips can contain important information. One example is the XKCD webcomic (where the tooltips are used for humorous captions for each comic), but there are others. Is it ...
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Looking for a way to prevent IE reloading tabs

Whenever I want to check an already opened page (when switching between tabs or applications), Internet Explorer reloads the page. As a consequence, I can't keep opened pages without internet access. ...
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How to force white text on a black background in Internet Explorer?

In Internet Explorer, how can I convert lengthy white background pages into a page with black background and white letters (just like in the image below)?
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How to clear Cookies,Cache,Passwords individually in IE?

Does anyone know how to clear cookies , caches,forms individually in IE on Windows 8 Phone?
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How to set Userdefined homepage in Internet Explorer?

How to add userdefined homepage to Lumia 525? I searched a lot in my phone , but unable to found . Is it possible ?
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I can't open new IE tabs on my WP7.5

Bounty number TWO! Because no one answered the first bounty, I am just going to blow my reputation points on second one. I am certain that one of you WP gurus has what it takes to help me resolve ...
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Disable IE browser cache on Windows Phone 8

Is it possible to disable the cache in Internet Explorer on Windows Phone 8? Kinda annoying to go to settings/delete history/delete <-back each time while developing.
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Is it possible to change URL of a pinned Web page in WP8?

I want to pin a page with a certain URL. Unfortunately, when I open it in IE, I get redirected to another page, and thus I can only pin it, not the original URL. Is it possible to pin the original URL ...
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Hard refresh on Internet Explorer

How do I tell Internet Explorer in Windows Phone 8 to refresh the page by sending new request to server and not displaying data from cache (hard refresh)? Something like pressing CTRL-F5 in a PC ...
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Saving passwords in Internet Explorer 10

Since Internet Explorer 10 cannot reliably store persistent cookies, the fact that it does not have a password manager becomes more pressing. Does anyone have any good solution for dealing with ...
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Internet Explorer 10 does not remember cookies after restarting (or letting IE be closed in memory)

I have read that Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Phone 8 has isolated/sandboxed tabs. Meaning that each tab should work independently of each-other. I have set my settings to Accept all cookies. ...
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flash players in Windows Phones

I am running Windows Phone 7.5 OS in my mobile, and I am having problems trying to play videos in my internet explorer in the phone because there is no flash. My first question is "Is there a way or ...
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Has Google removed “pin to start”?

The solution I accepted for an earlier question How to get Google's logo as a startup tile? no longer appears to work. I'm not seeing the "pin to start" option offered even after deleting IE history ...
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IE9 scroll within iframe

I'd like to ask you whether it's possible to scroll within an iframe on a webpage using IE9 on WP7.5. I tried to do so on my Lumia 800. I tried the two-finger scroll gesture as it works for example on ...
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Testing websites on Windows Phone 7

My company has made the decided to start testing our sites on a multitude of devices e.g. iPhones, Android, Windows and assorted tablets. They've tasked me with finding the largest common denominator. ...
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How to Download a File Using Internet Explorer?

How can I download a file using Internet Explorer (or any other browser) on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, and save it to my phone. Currently it just opens the file. Is there a way to save it instead?
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Is Div-resizing and/or adding linebreaks in the WP7 browser missing?

I just bought a WP7 phone and there is one thing that bothers me. On Android or iOS when I read a webpage (without a mobile view) and I zoom in to make the letters bigger they will fit the width of ...
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Internet Explorer doesn't start at all

Internet Explorer on my phone doesn't start. I can't remember whereupon and exactly when it was started. I noticed it at first time several days ago. Before that browser tabs stoped working. Phone ...
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Can I browse Silverlight sites on Windows Phone 7?

I am using the HTC Radar Windows 7.5 based phone. I thought a specialty of Windows phones is that they are silverlight based phone. Why am I redirected to the "Install Silverlight page" when I try to ...
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Can I view SSL certificate details?

It's nice that IE9 shows a lock icon for a site that uses SSL to encrypt traffic, but I would like to at least make sure it's been issued to the site I intended to visit, and that I haven't been ...
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Browse websites with pop up windows

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 which came with windows phone OS 7.5. The problem I've got is, by using the default IE browser that came up with the phone, I can not browse the sites that have popup Windows ...
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How can I force the system tray/clock to show in Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer hides the clock, forcing me to jump out of the application in order to see what the time is. Is there a way to force the clock (and other icons to show) while browsing?
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Where is the forward button in Internet Explorer?

I can't find a forward button in IE. It is very frustrating when I am filling some form on the page and accidentally touch the back button and the page with the filled form is gone. There is no way to ...
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My windows phone doesn't allow me to select a file to upload from the browser

When I go to any website in my WP7 browser and this website has a "browse" button, when I press on this button nothing happens. (I'm not sure if this happened after the update from IE7 to IE9 or if it ...