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Getting an error while downloading app

Every app except Melodia downloads properly. I tried to redownload it several times with the same effect. It downloads, installs, the "finalizing" appears and then error. What can I do to solve this ...
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Would an app, featuring only a Webview component, get approved for the Store? [closed]

I am not a mobile app developer, but we do feature responsive design in our website which works very well on my Nokia Lumia. So if I were to make an app that only contains a fullscreen WebView ...
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How can I delete my app review & rating?

I'm a developer, and I implemented a rate and review feature on my phone. I accidentally rated my own app, is it possible to remove this rating?
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Details on applications permissions

Each application on the marketplace asks for some permissions. Is there a an existing listing of all these permissions with the associated details ? For instance, what rights are granted to an ...
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What if some app change its requirements after I already downloaded it?

I just wonderer what could possible happen in this case: I go to app store I check for an app that just change my lock screen. I check that this app just requires photos lib and data services. I ...
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Store says I don't have enough space, but I do

I'm trying to download a Game called Dungeon Hunter 4, it takes around 700mb, I have more than 1,5Gb free and still I cant download the Game, it says i must clear space. Please help
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Error code 805a0194 when submitting an app review

I'm trying to submit a review for the app SEQR using my Nokia Lumia 920 with 8.1 Developer Preview. Whe I press submit I get this error message: There is a problem completing your request. Try ...
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Cannot install Asphalt 8 from the Store

When I type "Asphalt 8" in the Windows Phone Store, only "Asphalt Hack" is returned, not the game. When I clicked on a link for Asphalt 8 from the website, it took me to the store, but displayed an ...
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WhatsApp not found in Store

I already installed WhatsApp on my Lumia 525. Today when I searched for WhatsApp in the Store nothing turned up. When I go to my app and check for updates, I am displayed with a message that it's not ...
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Search issue with Store

I want to download Subway Surfer and Temple Run 2 on my Nokia Lumia 520. However, when I search these games in the store, I get nothing! I would like to know the reason behind this. If it is some ...
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Where to find apps for Nokia Lumia 800?

I just bought a Nokia Lumia 800 and it has Windows Phone 7.8 installed on it. All good and nice but I'm not able to download any apps. When I go to http://www.windowsphone.com, select an app (even ...
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Imgura won't install because of an error

When I want to install Imgura app, this shows: Can someone tell me what to do? I searched the web for explanation to this error and found nothing.
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Store won't work after Windows Phone 8.1 update [closed]

Today I updated Preview for Devs Windows Phone 8.1. After update i hit store icon and gone exploring changes. There were some other updates and after i finished downloading all of them, my store just ...
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Is it possible to have recommended apps for corporate phones?

We have a lot of Windows Phone devices as our corporate company mobiles - is there any way to set them up so that we can have our own "recommended apps" type of section in the market place (much like ...
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Candy Crush Saga

I've been waiting a long time for Candy Crush Saga, I've found some games that's like the official candy crush, but it's not so good. Does someone know when Candy Crush Saga comes to Windows Phone?
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Is it possible from a store listing to determine if an app is specific to a particular OEM/Operator?

Some apps are exclusive to oems and/or mobile operators. Is there any way to see this on the marketplace listing? For example, I believe sound enhancer is exclusive to HTC devices, but other than them ...
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How to add a payment option for a specific country?

I am from Nigeria, I would like to know how to add my debit card and billing information on my ewallet in Windows Phone 8.
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Is it possible to download an app not available in my country? What about buy it?

An aggregated question I know but... Sometimes developers choose to publish their app for some specific market instead of make globally available. In this case you will be presented with an advice ...
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Is it possible to manually install apps from Store in devices with no SD slot?

I know we can download and manually install apps from the Store via SD card. But I want to know if a can install this app manually downloaded from Store in devices with no SD card slot. Before ...
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How to know if an app works in low-end device in Store?

When I'm browsing the Store in the Internet or in my Lumia 920 I can see and install all apps. But sometimes I want to see games for my daughter's phone (Lumia 520) which only has 512MB RAM. I know ...
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Multiple Stuck “Downloading Application” Attention required tap here

I just got a replacement WP8 Nokia 928 for a defective one. After putting the SIM card in the new phone from the old I went through the start up options and one of them was to restore from my old ...
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If I want to beta test other people's Windows Phone apps where do I find those apps?

It seems that developers are keen to have their apps beta tested but where do you go if you want to offer to test? Where do you find apps which haven't yet reached the marketplace?
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Can someone name one place that I can buy TV shows for my HTC 8x?

To try to dispel thoughts that this is an opinion-based question, I am not looking for "the best" place to buy TV shows for my phone. The question is considered answered if someone can name just one ...
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Red border around apps in the store

I'm running WP 7.8. Occasionally when I'm browsing the store I'll see an app which has a red border around it, although when viewing the app page directly (as opposed to in a list with other apps) the ...
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Can't open photos, use store on my htc 8s

Im not being able to view any of my clicked photos on my device or the pre loaded ones either. It just shows blank thumbnails when i open my cameraroll section. When I connect my phone to the pc, it ...
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Store search language?

It seems the store app will only search in my local language. When an app happens to have a german translation, and I search for its english title, it is not found! Can I change this without changing ...
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WP7 store purchases not available on surface pro

I've purchased games and apps from the market place on my WP7 (HTC Mozart). I've since bought a Surface Pro (Windows 8). When downloading the same apps in W8 I have to repurchase. The store shows no ...
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What is the technical text below reviews in the Windows Phone Dev Center?

In the Windows Phone Dev Center, you can view the reviews of your apps. This includes the name of the reviewer and the date when it was reviewed. Under that, there is, sometimes, some sort of ...
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Any trick to manually check for app updates?

Since the firmware update know as 1308 I have an issue that the update checker is not working so I have to manually check app by app. Do you know any trick to force the checker?
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Windows Phone 7.8 (LG QUANTUM) Cannot access marketplace

i have a LG Quantum Windows Phone, and i can't access the marketplace. It tells me to download the refresh marketplace app, but i can't download the app either.
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Is it possible to change display and store language in Windows Phone?

Currently I reside in Russia and I am thinking about purchasing a WP smartphone. I noticed that when I log in to the Microsoft App store through the web interface it's only allowing me to see it in ...
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How do I update an app?

I'd assumed for ages that I got updates to all my current apps by clicking on "1 update", "2 updates" at the foot of the Marketplace homepage as and when I chose to visit Marketplace. Not sure why, ...
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Windows Phone 7 (Nokia Lumia 800) - Problems accessing marketplace

I just got a lumia 800(won it) and I have not yet connected to provider but wanted to install some apps. Every-time I try to go to the marketplace I run into this problem Marketplace Error We're ...
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Wrong language in marketplace after update to 7.8

After the update to 7.8, all descriptions of apps and games in the marketplace are in italian instead of english as before. I've experienced this on both my HTC Trophy and Nokia Lumia 800. It ...
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Not able to rate or review apps

I am from India and using Nokia lumia 710 device. Right now, I am running updated 7.8 OS but the problem persisted earlier too. The issue is that whenever I try to post rating and review about any ...
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Possible to split payment or add money to Microsoft Account?

I'm trying to buy an app that's $12.99, but only have about $4 in my Microsoft Account. When I try to buy using the account, it says my balance is too low and the transaction ends there. Is there ...
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How to download apps without using the store?

Can we download apps or games on our PC first and then later install them through Zune? I have a Nokia Lumia 800.
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Can i install market place in windows 6.1? [closed]

Is it possible for me to have market place installed in my windows mobile. Where can i get the cab file for it?
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Can I still use my old WP7 device as a PDA and still purchase apps?

My wife is thinking of switching away from her WP7 device. I know she'll still be able to use her existing apps and wifi, and sync MP3s via Zune Charging apps to our carrier account has never worked ...
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Is there a way to determine the Windows Phone Marketplace status?

The XBox Live, Music + Videos, and Marketplace tiles on my Windows Phone 7.5 are not currently working (they just return me to the page where the tile is located). Other tiles seem to be working ...
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Cannot change credit card for a failed payment

I canceled one of my credit cards that were associated with my Microsoft Account as a backup payment card. There is one other credit card and a PayPal account also associated with the account. For ...
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If I buy an exclusive OEM app, can I download it in a future phone of another brand?

Some Games/App are available only for one OEM. Let's take Nokia for example. I buy a game called RISK (exclusive to Nokia) in my Nokia Lumia 800. Several months later, I buy another phone. For ...
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If “46 of the top 50” mobile apps are on Windows Phone 8, what are the other 4?

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that "46 of the top 50" mobile apps are on Windows Phone 8. What are these top 50 apps, and which 4 are missing from WP8?
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How can I view which apps I've purchased?

I can't recall all the apps and games I purchased before I had to do a reset of my phone. Is there any way to see my order history?
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Windows Phone Marketplace

Is there different app marketplace for every country or region ?? Like one for US, one for UK and one for India. If so, why has microsoft gone with this strategy rather than having just one ...
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What does error c101abb9 mean when trying to download from the Marketplace

I was attempting to download some applications from the Marketplace on my phone (HTC Trophy on Vodafone UK) last night and kept getting the message" There is a problem completing your request. Try ...
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When is a new app rating displayed in the marketplace?

Sometimes I rate an app on the phone and promptly unninstall it. I think rate and review is very important procedure to improve the way people find apps and I want to guarantee mine was saved. When ...
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Why can't I register my credit card on the Marketplace?

I am "lucky" that Croatia is one of the "new" countries which have their marketplace up and running. I can live with the fact that some apps aren't available here (but it's confusing that the guys ...
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Is there any way to see or enable viewing of Update Notes in the Marketplace?

Something that has always bothered me in the Marketplace is that I cannot see any update info from the developer of an app when the app is ready for update. All I see now is the same write-up that is ...
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What is the limit for 3G marketplace downloads?

When I am trying to download some of the bigger apps/games, marketplace blocks the download until the phone has WiFi connection available. What is the limit for this? 10, 50, 100 MB?