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My nokia lumia says my password is wrong but it isnt [duplicate]

My nokia lumia is saying that my password is incorrect and has made me wait for up to 550 minutes now. The password i constantly type in is the correct one as I had been using it a few moments before. ...
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please help wrong password now locked [duplicate]

hello today my litle sister got my phone without asking and she typed my password wrong who knows how many time she did that and my phone is locked for 200 days. i searched how to fix that with hard ...
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Maximum timeout for required password is reduced to 3 minutes

It was 30 mins for required password timeout that I set few months ago. Yesterday I noticed that phone got locked each 3 minutes and required password settings has only 4 options (each time, 30 sec, 1 ...
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How to disable key highlights when entering PIN code?

When entering my PIN code, each number lights up as I tap it. This makes it easier for someone to read my PIN. Is there a way to disable this? It's possible in Windows 8.1.
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new phone has locked and asking for password but I haven't set one yet!

my new nokia lumia 925 has locked itself. This morning I tried to use my phone and it is asking for my password! I haven't even set a password yet! Is there a default password on these phones? I can ...
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Offline Password Manager

Is there an existing app that helps you keep, encrypt and organize passwords WITHOUT requiring internet access? Of course not necessarily free. The reason for not accepting internet access ...
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Restoring lock screen password entry keyboard to numeric

Background I used to have numeric lock screen password. The virtual keyboard was the numeric phone dialing keyboard with big keys. All was peachy, I could keep the phone to lock in 30 seconds because ...
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How to unlock my phone after many failed attempts [duplicate]

Someone tried entering various passwords in my phone so that he could unlock it. Since he didn't know my password my phone locked itself. I still remember the password I had set in my phone but I've ...
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Microsoft Authenticator - what happens if I lose my phone?

I'm using Microsoft Authenticator for 9 or 10 sites now, I like the added security it gives. But what happens if I lose my phone? I'm not worried about other people using the codes, they are pretty ...
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WP8 Passcode sync/access

I'm trying to assist a friend who has a Nokia Lumia 830 running WP8, and who is complaining about someone persistently telling her what her passcode is (accurately), even after she has changed it. My ...
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Unable to sync OneNote with password on section on WP8

I have recently added a password to some, but not all of my sections in a OneNote notebook on my PC. Now that I have done that, I have an issue trying to sync sections on my Windows Phone 8 through ...
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WP8 keep forgetting email passwords

I have 2 email accounts, Office 365 and Yahoo!+ Having problems with both, usually when sending email. Sometimes I send picture in email and it wouldn't go through. Go back to email on a phone - it ...
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Is there some problem with changing my Live password?

I want to change password to my Live account and I use more MS services. I mainly use my Windows Phone 7.5 and XBox 360. My plan is to change my password on the web and then on my devices. Is there ...
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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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How do I store voicemail password on WP8?

I would like to store my voicemail password on Windows Phone 8. Is this possible?
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Windows Live password not working (.edu domain)

My Windows Live account is actually a University of Massachusetts domain, it is also my outlook account and my developer account. Since the beggining of Windows Phone, my settings account page shows ...