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How to rollback Windows Phone 8.1 update?

Is there any way to rollback windows phone 8.1 to 8 ?
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Why are apps suddenly wanting access to phone dialer?

Does anyone know why applications that I can think of no reason to need to use the phone dialer are saying it is one of their requirements? The apps in question are currently: HERE Maps Bing News ...
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Will upgrading to Windows Phone 8.1 void my manufacturer's warranty?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Black OS. I want to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 after reading Windows Phone 8.1: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly [Review] But will the upgrade cost me the ...
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Error Code: 80070008 during Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview installation!

Today Windows 8.1 Developer preview for Windows Phone 8 devices are available. I tried to update with my developer account, But after completion of the all steps, i am getting an error! Look the image ...
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unable to download apps [duplicate]

My sister-in-law gave me this phone as a gift,i find it difficult to download apps as it will be saying go to family setting,please l don't know what to do as i cannot download anything to my ...
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How to update from Windows Phone 8 to Windows Phone 8.1?

Today I read news about a Windows Phone Update coming to Lumia mobiles: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/03/nokia_winphone_8_1_mobes/ I have Nokia Lumia 525. How do I update its OS from Windows ...
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How can I update my phone?

I have a problem with my Windows Phone. There is a new software update for my phone and for that I need to have some free space in my phone but I have already 900 MB and I've tried also to reset my ...
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windows phone update error 8018830f

I try to update my phone yesterday, but after download i get the following message: The update was downloaded, but couldn't be opened. (8018830f) My phone is Nokia Lumia 920, i have ~20GB free ...
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Changes in background agents (GDR3) [closed]

I'm working on an app which sets the lockscreen, and I'm struggling to keep my Background Agent under the 10MB hard limit (and it's really hard to do this if it uses 5MB on the very first line of your ...
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Some system Apps lost after hard reset

I just reseted my Lumia 820. Now some system apps like glance are missing. Info says I have Nokia enhancements 1.x. the update service does not find any updates. Before there was Amber installed. ...
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What is the difference between Windows Phone 8 OS and Windows Phone 8 Amber OS?

Please tell me what is the major difference between Windows Phone 8 and Amber, because I want to update my device.
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Is it possible to opt-out of carrier restrictions on OS updates?

There were reports last year that you would be able to opt-out of carrier restrictions on OS updates for windows phone: ...
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When Lumia 610 will be updated to OS 8? [duplicate]

I am owning Lumia 610 and is there any way to know when My phone gets OS 8 update?
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How to clean space after update?

I recently updated my Windows Phone 8 firmware but I noticed that it didn't clean the memory. I have 12 Gb of used space under "others". And I have no idea what's in there. Plus, I have 9 Gb of ...
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Restore factory settings

I updated my Nokia Lumia 800 to WP 7.8 (7.10(8858) to be precise) a couple of weeks ago, and the low volume of media playback is really starting to irritate me, to the extent that I even now carry a ...
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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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Are Windows Phones subject to similar lags in update as Android?

Cell phone carriers and manufacturers are notorious for lagging behind in updates for Android phones. This not only restricts users from leveraging newer features, but also leaves them vulnerable to ...
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How to Restart a Stuck App Update?

My download of the Smart Shoot app (a Nokia camera lens on the 920) failed when it needed an update last week. Since then, it displays an "attention required, tap to retry" message. When I tap, it ...
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Lumia 710 problem upgrading to windows phone 7.8

Location: India Device : Lumia 710 I connected the device to mac my and launched Windows Phone (for Mac OS X). Checked for updates. It found an update and when I tried to installed it on my Lumia ...
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upgrade of windows mobile 6.5 to higher [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to update Windows Mobile 6.1 to Windows Mobile 7.5? Im using LG Fathom VS 750 windows 6.5 mobile OS. Is there any possible to upgrade to windows mobile 7.5 or higher ...
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Do demo models receive updates?

I was given a Lumia 610 by Nokia for development purposes. The demo models seem to run a custom ROM and after hard resetting the device the demo content is reinstalled. Will this device receive ...
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What's the ultimate reason that Windows Phone 8 cannot run on current phones?

I know current phones do not have hardware supports for NFC and SD card, but what prevents them from running Internet Explorer 10? Is there no way to port the NT kernel to the current phones?
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How often the phone checks for updates?

Just wondering how often Windows Phone checks for new updates? I know it can be done via Zune Desktop, and I also know it checks for updates automatically. I just wanted to know how often it does ...
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Will my phone be able to update to Windows Phone 8?

I currently have a Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango or 7.5) and want to know if I can update it to the upcoming Windows Phone 8?
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How to resolve Error 80072F76 while updating windows phone?

While updating windows phone 7 to 7.5 in Zune I am getting the error below. Can someone please tell me what is wrong, and what the fix would be? Can't check for updates right now. Please try again ...