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Being charged for emoticons sent from my nokia lumia

I have been charged by O2 for some text messages I sent though I have unlimited free texts. When I asked O2 about it they said these messages were charged as multimedia messages because I included an ...
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WhatsApp Calling feature

When will the WhatsApp calling feature be available on Windows Phone? Currently when someone with WhatsApp calling tries to call me using WhatsApp, they get a message saying that this contact needs ...
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How to backup Viber messages?

Is there any way at all to backup Viber messages on Windows Phones? The standard backup feature on Viber is currently only available for iPhone and Android. Any workarounds to backup Viber ...
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How to recover text messages?

I had my back-up on, but I mistakenly deleted my few text messages. I was wondering if there is any way that I can recover them back. It is very important, any help would be appreciated.
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Get all the text messages(SMSs) on my phone as a file on my computer [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 which is running Windows Phone 7.8. I would like to get all the text messages I have on my phone as a text file on my computer. There seems to be solution for phones running ...
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Nokia Lumia 620 suddenly cannot receive or send mms messages

I have had a nokia lumia for about 2 weeks, and suddenly my mms messages aren't coming in, or sending. I am connected to Wi-Fi, and my data is turned on. It just suddenly stopped yesterday
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How to remove email+messaging data from my phone

My email+messaging data is showing above 250 MB in Storage sense. I couldn't find any way to clean up the data. Is there any way? Deleting the messages from the email client doesn't affecting the data ...
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How to export “Messaging” from Lumia 930?

As the title says, I need to export messages to PC exactly as they are stored in the phone together with relevant metadata. How can I do that? I have a Nokia Lumia 930.
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Does Family Room chat messages count as SMS?

We started using family room, but my sister is in another country and I wonder if chat messages are counted as SMS? Or are messages sent over the web?
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Strangely ordered text messages

I've only had my Nokia Lumia 630 for about a month and its always been fine. Suddenly whenever I send a text message, it appears halfway or at the top of the list. They're not even in order!! What do ...
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Message Tone is not working

I'm using Windows Phone 8.1 Update (Developer preview). I set a message tone via Notifications + Actions > Messaging, and tried user specific one. But still ringing that default tone. Is there any ...
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How to save WhatsApp voice messages

How can I save received WhatsApp voice messages or where are they stored? btw: my platform is Windows Phone 8.1
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MMS sending and receiving pictures no longer working on Nokia Lumia

In early 2014 I installed "Update 3" (8.0.10517.150) and the "Lumia Black" software update via AT&T. After the update, everything worked fine EXCEPT MMS (the ability to send and receive ...
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Call contact from “messaging”

When I receive sms message, I want to call this contact immediately, but I have to navigate to my address book, search for contact and call it from there. Am I missing something, is there a way to ...
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See more than one message on lock screen

On Windows Phone 8, you can customize the lock screen, but only messages OR facebook OR whatsapp messages can be shown (the only show the number of notifications). And only one message is shown. Is ...
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Which text messaging system supports users who often switch between a Windows Phone client and Windows PC client?

I'm often messaging with my partner throughout the day. If we are both at our desktop PCs, we use Google Chat. If one of us is away, we use SMS on our Windows Phones. It would be better to switch ...
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XMPP through remote connection?

I have configured Polipo on my PC (it uses a parent proxy with basic authentication to access internet) and have allowed other devices to connect through it. When I try to use the internet on my ...
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Save a texted video to phone

I received a mp4 video in a text on my Nokia Lumia 920. How can I save the video to the camera roll (photos)? The 'save' option is not available as it is with a photo.
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Can you do group text messages with iPhone users?

One of the nice things I have with my current iPhone is the ability to do a group message with other iPhone users in the Messaging app. An iPhone user starts a conversation with me and a few others ...
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Problems receiving Facebook chat messages from mobile clients

I've been experiencing problems with receiving Facebook messages within the integrated Facebook chat on my WP8 device from an iOS device running the Facebook Messenger application. I just don't get ...
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Is there a way to make Apple Emoji display correctly?

My wife and mother love to send me texts from their iPhones full of Emoji characters. How can I make this display correctly? Usually it ends up looking like this: "Hey, how are you doing? 😷" and ...
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When I'm signed into Facebook Chat on my phone, what's my status look like on the site?

When signed into Facebook Chat in the Messaging Hub, I often wonder if it looks like I'm always lurking on FB. What does my status look like on the site?
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How exactly sync option “as items arrive” works?

There is an option to sync Hotmail e-mails (others have too) that says "as items arrive". How exactly it works? It is something like Hotmail does in Desktop when pinned in IE9 (long pooling) or ...