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

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saving files in nokia lumia and opening files received via Bluetooth

How can I save files and be able to transfer them to my pc in my Nokia Lumia 510. Files received via Bluetooth cannot be opened in my Nokia Lumia 510. I'm just told file not supported and given a ...
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Microsoft Lumia 532 Reviews [on hold]

Appreciate, if users can share their reviews about Lumia 532 phone. I have used iOS and Android devices, pretty much new with Windows devices. Kindly share your thoughts. Thanks
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Where do you put it? [closed]

(Sorry if this is off topic) Coming from an old - but very compact - dumb phone to a Lumia 735, I have the challenge of working out where to put it. It's too big to safely put in my trouser pocket ...
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Can't disable airplane mode on Lumia 620

I can't disable airplane mode on my Lumia 620. When I turn it off, in less than one second, it turns back on. What should I do?
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when in Mixradio there is no option to purchasing nokia music

Have logged on to Mixradio using Windowsphone password but still do not have the option to buy music
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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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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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Lumia 830 - 5.1 Dolby Video plays only stereo in PC

I own a Lumia 830. When I record videos with 5.1 surround sound, the video on PC plays only in stereo. But in VLC I see another audio channel - audio 2 with the same track. Nevertheless, the audio ...
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How to check if a device is a testing one

I'm going to buy a Nokia Lumia 1520 at a store in my country. Normally, the store will use some phones, charging all the time (without inserting the sim card) for customer testing. Nokia Lumia 1520 ...
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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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What is XAP Deployer?

I don't know anything is about XAP Deployer, I just found it here while browsing on Internet. Someone please tell me what exactly it is and why it is using?
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How to synchronize albums in Xbox music app with Nokia Mix radio?

I had xbox music pass, So i downloaded albums from xbox music store. These albums are only shown in xbox music app but not in Nokia mix radio. why?
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Nokia Lumia 520 Internet Sharing Problem

I set up my Nokia Lumia 520 as a Wifi Spot turning on Internet Sharing. When I'm connecting from my notebook to Nokia Lumia Wifi Spot it is connecting just fine, but in the Chrome or Firefox I get ...
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How do I reject/ignore an incoming call?

Today I received a call from a number I didn't recognize. I couldn't find a way to reject the the call so I was forced to let it ring. The only option I was given was to swipe up, which I assumed ...
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bugs in Lumia 730 with WhatsApp

Sometimes I can't send messages from WhatsApp. When pressing send button it appears like no messages have been sent. There is an another problem that, notifications are not getting untill I manually ...
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How Turn off Windows Phone keys vibration Windows 10?

I just update my Nokia Lumia 830 to Windows 10 Technical Preview, but I can't disable Windows keys vibration How I can fix this ?
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How can I delete Other files in storage?

I received 730mb of data via Bluetooth. But I can't view it because the format isn't supported. So it is stored as Other. How can I delete it?
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Nokia Lumia 520 freezes on boot

My Nokia Lumia 520 powers up, but freezes on the "Nokia" logo. I've tried a hard reset but nothing changed.
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Is there a way to change the “Nokia message” sound/waveform on Nokia Lumia phones?

On the Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1 Update, it appears that the "Nokia message" sound is the default alert sound used for USSD messages (see How can I change the alert sound on Windows Phone ...
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How can I change the alert sound on Windows Phone 8.1 update?

My Nokia Lumia 520 running Windows Phone 8.1 Update produces a system alert sound whenever I complete a call (because I am on a pay as you go plan - the alert text indicates the cost of the call). The ...
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Nokia Lumia 710 Upgrade from 7.5 to 7.8 on a Mac Computer

Is there a way to upgrade a Nokia 710 from Windows 7.5 to 7.8 using a Mac desktop computer with OSX version 10.10.1? The Windows 7 Phone Connector for Mac app doesn't seem to be able to connect to ...
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Shortcut to connection speed setting

In previous Windows Phone versions the highest connection speed option (2G/3G/4G) was on the same screen as "Data connection on/off" option. Now it isn't any more and I would like to know if it is ...
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Battery Saver Mode on Nokia Lumia 1320

How do I turn on battery saver mode on my Nokia Lumia phone? Its battery goes low very quickly and I am sick and tired of it.
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How to remove downloaded speech language in wp 8.1?

I downloaded English U.S. Speech recognition (52MB) for Cortana, got bored of it and now I want to remove the speech language to free space. I removed the language and changed region back, but speech ...
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How to tell if my phone is SIM Locked

I want to sell a Lumia 925 and need to know if it is SIM Locked. Is it possible to find out if it is without using a SIM card from another provider (which I don't have)?
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How can I restore all owned apps onto a new or reset phone?

After sending my phone for repair, none of my owned apps are installed automatically when I re-link it with my live.com account. If I find an app I own I can reinstall it, but I own lots of apps and I ...
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Every Outlook/Hotmail contact is duplicated at least once

At some point, all my live.com contacts have got duplicated so for instance John Smith will appear in my People hub linked against his FaceBook, Twitter, and two (or sometimes more) Outlook contacts. ...
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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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What is the Trick Behind SoCs. .?

I wonder what makes the difference between Lumia 630 & Lumia 535, for instance, Which possess SDragon S4 & S2 AND 512MB/1GB RAM respectively. What is the trick behind using a low level chip ...
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Nokia 635 need Bing as homepage

How do I do it? My phone now doesn't come up with any homepage for any browser.
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My nokia lumia 635 wont detect my ear buds [duplicate]

I am using a pair of skull candy earbuds and the phone dosent register that there are ear buds plugged in. But the weird thing is that i plugged in a pair of my friends earbuds and they worked. and ...
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My phone was in my pocket and it kept hitting my leg and typing in random numbers and locked my phone for over 160 days! Can anyone help me? [duplicate]

My phone got locked for over 280000 minutes which is over 160 days! I've tried turning it off and back on and taking the battery out and SIM card out. I can't figure out anything! Please help.
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US Phone number changing during sync

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 OS version 8.10.12393.890 Firmware 3058.50000.1425.0004 I have setup an outlook account for syncing with this phone. If I enter a new contact in outlook contacts (in my ...
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How to transfer PDF document from Lumia510 to my Laptop

How can I transfer my PDF documents from Nokia-lumia 510 to my laptop in order to print them. Thanks
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Lumia 521 won't charge from car USB

My Lumia 521 won't charge from car USB - when plugged in, an error comes on the audio screen saying check USB. That's ok, bluetooth works fine, but for some reason it won't charge. Android phones ...
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How i can change the Access point on Lumia 630?

In lumia 720 (my previous phone) it's possible to change the access point. Now I need change the access point on my new device (a Lumia 630) but I can not find where to do it on the settings. It's ...
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Securely wipe data so it could not be restored

I wanted to use ccleaner driver wiper, but smartphone device is not listed as drive. I want to overwrite phone memory so it could not be restored.
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Windows Phone “System” size

Storage Sense reports that the "System" is using 5.88 GB. That seems large on a phone with 7.2 GB total. Storage check says the "System" is only 1.9? Also Other is listed as 3.9 GB. I have a Lumia ...
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Phone crashed after playing 15 or more music files in the normal media player

My phone crashed after playing 15 or more music files in the normal media player, it's a Nokia Lumia with WP 7.8. If I stream music from Onedrive, or when I'm watching video's everything is fine. ...
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No audio on Nokia Lumia 630

I have no sounds during calls, neither incoming or outgoing, no sounds for music or anything at any time on my Nokia Lumia 630 (Windows Phone 8.1). How can I fix that?
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Lumia 625 showing “update demo content” instead of “reset” icon

I did hard reset on my Lumia 625 Dual Sim, after resetting, I got a " update demo content" instead of "reset" icon. Now Iam unable to reset my phone. plzzz help
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Unable to view full picture in Internet Explorer

Whenever i open few sites in IE it doesn't show full picture, for example this site itself "http://windowsphone.stackexchange.com".This is how it shows I know this question was already asked but ...
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How to replace Nokia Lumia 1520 screen?

Yesterday I drop my Lumia 1520 to the ground in an accident and the screen broken, then I went to the repair shop and it cost really much. Is there anything else I can do?
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Need help on saving a song on Whatsapp on a Lumia 520 [duplicate]

How does one save a song that he/she has received via Whatsapp on the Lumia "520" Windows Phone?
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How to search for keywords in Settings?

I have a Nokia 635. As I'm learning the phone, I find I have to frequently use the Settings app. However, there are too many categories or entries for me to quickly locate the particular setting of ...
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Nokia phone not displayed in Finder?

My MacBook Pro is not listing my Nokia 635 in Finder: What I should do to make the MBP show the Nokia? Related: it appears OS X recognizes the device: $ system_profiler SPUSBDataType USB: ...
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Display cellular signal strength in decibels?

I'm trying to find the cellular signal strength my phone is experiencing in decibels (and not bars). The phone is a Nokia 635. I'm poking around in System, but I don't see anything that might provide ...
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Disable the “cell connection” on the fly (use as PDA mostly)

I never had a windows phone. Since I'm not too fond of Android or iPhones the thought of getting a windows phone has crossed my mind. (I only have a 'feature cell phone' right now) Because it often ...
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Log files for Windows Phone App on Mac?

I'm trying to sync my music from iTunes on OS X 10.8.5 to a Nokia 635 running WP 8.1. The Windows Phone App for Mac just sits at this screen, even though I've connected and reconnected several times: ...
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Why does the weather app need a Microsoft account?

I purchased a Nokia 635 running Windows Phone 8.1. I'm trying to set up the Weather App, which came preinstalled on the phone. When I attempt to run the app, I'm given two choices: Update and Share ...