Nokia's first series of phones for the Windows Phone OS.

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Can we update Lumia 520 phone to windows 8.1? [duplicate]

I was searching for different options. But I was not able to find a one. is it possible to update windows 8 to 8.1?
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Logic behind Nokia update availability for “Country variant” models

Who does approve updates for Country variant? In some cases it looks like it is waiting for approval from all mobile providers, and in other (Lumia 1020) it comes before O2 finished their testing. ...
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maps are not available after updating lumia 625 to wp8.1

After updating my phone from WP8 to WP8.1, Maps will not open - it just say "Maps are not available on this phone". What can I do?
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Certificate error on Lumia 630 but not other WP devices

I have a domain set up with SSL/TLS using a StartCom Class 2 certificate. When accessing it from a web browser (mobile or desktop: Firefox, Firefox Mobile for Android, iOS Safari, Chrome or IE11) ...
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Is there a way to stop the zooming when you tap on a editable text field in a browser?

Quite often, whatever I need to type is dependent on reading the text surrounding the box I am typing in. It's very annoying having to zooming back out every time I tap to type, because the default ...
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How can I get internet explorer to render as if it was a regular monitor display?

I'm using a Lumia 1520, so it has a 1080p resolution, except websites don't seem to realise this half the time and it rarely displays websites as they do on my PC. I've told it in the settings to ...
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Keep getting a white cloudy spot on my phone screen

On the top right hand side of my screen, every so often I’ll get this white cloudy spot on my phone. I don’t think it’s a stuck pixel because it’s cloudy and it doesn't appear to be a single pixel. ...
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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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WindowsPhone 8.1 update on Nokia Lumia 625

I bought my Nokia Lumia 625 online from Italy (WIND is the carrier). It is unlocked but I cannot update to 8.1 because the CYAN update is still 'under testing' for that carrier. Does anyone know if ...
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Nokia spontaneously reset

My work has issued me a Nokia Lumia 625 with Windows Phone 8.1. The other day there was a massive update which I downloaded and it worked fine. About an hour ago, I discovered that my phon had done a ...
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Nokia Lumia 925 - unable to turn on WiFi

I've been running Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview on a Nokia Lumia 925 for the past few weeks and everything has been fine. I come into work this morning and I notice that the WiFi is off. I tried ...
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Other than updating to Windows Phone 8.1, what is in the Nokia Cyan Update?

Nokia has started rolling out its "Cyan" update. Is there anything in this update other than updating the operating system to 8.1?
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How to sync facebook calendar?

I am using a Lumia 520. Recently I unsynced my Facebook account and synced it again to my phone. After this, I was not able to see my Facebook birthdays list. I checked the settings and it states ...
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How to extract SMS messages from Lumia 520? [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.0, and I need to extract all SMS messages between myself and another person. How can I copy the entire threads?
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lumia 720 after Windows Phone 8.1 update

I am facing below problems after upgrading to 8.1 Phone automatically restarts when I lock my phone. I could see incoming call but unable to receive it. The touch screen doesn't work at this time.
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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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Change the screen capture key combination?

In 8.0 it was win+power key combination, and I liked it this way. Now it is volume+power key which is annoying(depends on person to person). How can I change it? Thanks a lot in advance.
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Touch screen recognises touch gestures even before touching the screen

The touch screen on my Lumia 520 (with Windows Phone 8.0) recognises touch gestures even before I'm actually touching the screen. How do I disable this? It might be a stunning feature for some of you ...
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Is it possible a block a contact in lumia 520?

I have a situation here. I need to block a certain phone number from contacting me. I don't know where to find this option in Nokia Lumia 520. Can someone please help with this issue?
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Sms Counter app for Windows phone 7.5 being randomly reset

I've been using the Nokia "Compteurs" (french) app on my good ol' Lumia 800 which is running 7.5. This application goal is to increment app counters every time you're making a call, sending SMS or ...
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Source of unlocked Lumia 520

I bought a Nokia Lumia 520 which is said to be decoupled ("independent") from telco providers. It seems to be decoupled (I can use it with any SIM) but when I turn the phone on, the first thing I see ...
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A small ball got stuck in audio jack, how to get it out?

By a kid's mistake a ball got stuck inside my phone's audio jack. Jack's shape inside is like narrowing tunnel and ball got jammed in there. At Nokia service, they are asking for amount almost half ...
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Switch back to 8.0 from 8.1? [duplicate]

8.1 is really terrifying my phone. It's hanging a lot. I want to switch back to 8.0 that was initially installed when I bought the phone. How to do that? My phone is lumia-520 with windows 8.10 ...
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Phone has been hanging a lot after updating to 8.1

Ever since I have upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1, my Lumia 520 has been hanging a lot. When it happens, the phone just freezes everything on the screen and nothing happens until I take out the battery, ...
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How to change the profile picture in whatsapp if the pictures is saved in a different folder?

i am using lumia 520. and whatsapp version i am using now is 2.11.494.0. i am not able to set a profile picture from a folder that is in my sd card. when i choose change profile pictures, it displays ...
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WhatsApp Crashes when we see the older chats

I am using nokia Lumia 720 and my whatsapp version is 2.11.490 It happens every time when I try to see the older chats It's getting crashed I am not seeing very older messeges but compared to ...
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What are the settings required for internet sharing between smartphone and pc

After connecting my Nokia Lumia 525 to my pc(Windows XP), I am not able to use the internet on my pc through my mobile device. I have turned on the internet sharing option by going in settings yet it ...
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Scan your memory card : Message, at starting the phone

whenever I restart my phone A message pops up scan your memory card. As per command I have scanned it using my pc's Norton Antivirus. But the message is keep popping up. Although memory card is ...
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WhatsApp crashes, shows black screen

After switching to Windows Phone 8.1 many times, WhatsApp has started crashing on my Lumia 520. When that happens, all I see is a black screen. How can I fix this?
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What is wrong with predictive texting in WP8.0?

I'm finding sending SMS with my new Lumia 1020 is a massive pain in the backside. Compared to my old Lumia 610 running WP 7.5/7.8 it's just plain terrible: If I type "i " it does not capitalise to ...
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Does switching phones also let you take your purchased apps to the phone you are switching over? [duplicate]

I am using Nokia lumia 1020 with windows 8.1.10. Thinking to buy Lumia 132. So when I sign in by my Microsoft account in 1320, Would I also get all my purchased apps in that also? Does switching ...
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Remove Date and Time from lock-screen

I am using Nokia Luima 520 with windows 8.1.10 version. From the lock screen I wish to remove date and time. It is only because I am huge bing fan and like most of the images offered by bing to it's ...
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High battery consumption issues with windows 8.1, Any solution?

I have recently upgraded to windows phone 8.1 developer's preview for my Nokia Lumia 520. With its touchy features I got a side-effect, that is, the battery gets low very quickly. Any specific ...
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Nokia Lumia 520 Radio doesn't work

I bought a Lumia 520 a few days ago and am pleased with it. But, the radio doesn't work at all well. I'm using the headphones that came with it, and realise they have to be plugged in to work as an ...
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nokia lumia 925 internet sharing

The internet sharing feature has suddenly stopped working. If I attempt internet sharing, i get a message. Internet sharing is currently not available. All was ok until 4 days ago.
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How to register a Windows phone over remote desktop connection?

I created a Windows 8.1 VM on Azure and installed VS 2013 Premium with update 2 on it. Then I tried to register my Lumia 1020 (WP 8.1 installed) using "Windows Phone Developer Registration 8.1" but it ...
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What to do if all my friends are using Windows Phone and if we try to share a file through bluetooth since the default name is same for all users?

In Windows Phone( Nokia Lumia 525 ) I can't rename by Bluetooth name, and by default its showing 'Windows'. If all my friends (all are using Windows Phone) try to share some files through Bluetooth ...
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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 similiar is a lumia and a android (galaxy s3 ) in terms of file transfering?

I'm thinking of getting myself a new smartphone and the windows phone caught my attention. I gave one to my mother (lumia 720) and she loved it. I never used one myself though. One of the things i ...
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Cannot install Black update on Lumia 520

I have a Lumia 520. Despite using wifi, I am not able to get the Lumia Black update, it is stuck at 0%. What should I do? I have made sure I have enough free space on my phone.
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nokia lumia925 overheating :( [duplicate]

i bought a Nokia Lumia 925 yesterday. it overheats on the back and on the left side and above the camera lens within minutes. please tell meif every nokia lumia 925 has this problem or only mine ?
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Bluetooth range of Windows phone

What is the bluetooth range(the most distance kept by two phones where bluetooth connection didnt failed) for windows phone ? Is it varry by phone-by-phone ?
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What is sacrificed by installing the Windows Phone 8.1 preview?

What will be sacrificed by installing the Windows Phone 8.1 preview? I just purchased a Lumia 925 and switched carriers. So far I like it, but my original intent was to install the preview. Now, ...
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Can I get a Nokia Lumia Icon outside the US?

I am from Algeria, I saw the new Nokia Lumia Icon smartphone, and I like it and want to own one. But I don't know if this is possible since its exclusively available from Verzion. They say its ...
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How can I access the storage folder of an app on Nokia Lumia 620?

I want to have access to a video app folder on the noka lumia 620, that doesnt allow me to export the video due to its size ( the app is called Hidden Camera and it only allows the upload to skydrive ...
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What is the naming system of Nokia Lumias?

Inspired by recent question about difference between two Lumias, I wonder what are the general rules in the Lumia numbers. (including those ?rare? numbers like 928 etc).
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Browser for flash videos and RTSP streaming support

Are there any browser for playing flash videos and rtsp streaming support?
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Difference between Lumia 525 and 526?

What are the difference between Lumia 525 and Lumia 526 ? Which model is better among these two?
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Camera native application keeps opening itself

On multiple occasions, the native camera applications opens itself. This can even happen when the phone is locked and posed an a table. Is there a way to prevent this problem, or is this a harware one ...
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Internet pass-through for my windows phone 8

I am a WP8 user. I wish to use my laptop's internet connection with my windows phone. Before switching to windows, i used to have an htc phone which had a connection wizard providing an internet ...