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How long will security updates be made for Windows Phone handsets? [on hold]

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy S2 and I've been disappointed by the way the "Stage Fright" bug is being handled. Despite my phone only being 3 years old, no-one seems to planning to push out an ...
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Windows Phone 10 preview install fails on Lumia 810 [duplicate]

I have a T-Mobile unlocked Lumia 810 that came installed with Windows Phone 8.0. By using the Preview for Developers app, I had the phone updated to the latest build of Windows Phone 8.1 that's ...
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Windows Phone keeps restarting during update

I have a Microsoft Lumia 435 and tried to install the Windows 10 preview. It was updating and showed the two gears moving. It was almost complete when it turned off, rebooted, and showed the gears ...
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Are “combo” updates something we will see in Windows Phone / Mobile future?

I just got a new Windows Phone today. In the first 2 hours, while I was setting up all my Apps, data and preferences the phone found several different system updates. Each time I had to reload the ...
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Hide phone update notifications

A few days ago I installed Windows Insider (on my Lumia 521) and chose the Fast Track. So now I have a phone update that's ready to download. (I've unchecked "Automatically download updates if my data ...
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phone got stuck during upgrading to windows 10

In my lumia 520 i've got up update for win 10. I started upgrading to win 10 but battery drains out. Whenever I started phone Gears are moving but after some times phone restarted and again it ...
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Windows Phone Recovery Tool: operation ended with failure, phone keeps restarting

I tried to downgrade my Lumia 1020 from 10 to 8.1 using the Windows Phone Recovery Tool After downloading the required data, when I try to install the data my phone restarts and stops the ...
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Problems with Install local apps

Before WP 8.1 GDR 1 update all was fine, I could locate all of my backup apps in the install local app section of store. But after OS update all but 4 backup apps were lost. I tried some tweaks like ...
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How can I stop WIndows Phone 8.1 from continually downloading and installing an update?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 that I bought used. When I began using it it told me there was a new OS update to be installed. I did that. But after it runs for some amount of hours it will again tell me ...
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Lumia 930 stuck at Loading after updating to Windows 10 Insider Preview

My Lumia 930 got stuck at "Loading" after I updated it to Windows 10 Insider Preview. I updated my main (and very used) phone. How do I do a proper install of W10IP on my Lumia 930?
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How much battery is needed to update?

My phone says my battery is to low for the phone to be able to update itself. I have around 34% left. How much is needed for it to update? 50%? I'm trying to update to Windows 10 Insider Preview for ...
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Update error 80072f8f and daylight saving time

I have Lumia 1320 running OS version 8.10.14157.200, I also have enrolled in "Preview for developers". I have trouble fetching latest update, my phone reports error 80072f8f. Similar error in ...
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My Lumia 925 did not get any updates

My Lumia 925 is still stuck at Windows 8.0. When I manually check for updates, it says that there are no updates. Shouldn't I be able to update to 8.1?
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Lumia 930: Error 801881e4 when checking for update?

I have a Lumia 930 which is on Cyan. Whenever I check for updates, it gives this error: We are currently unable to check for updates. (801881e4) I've searched and the only solution provided in ...
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How to check if my phone has the Lumia Denim update?

How to check whether my Lumia 1020 has the Denim update? I recieved a big update yesterday, but I can't see Denim in Settings -> About. My current OS version: 8.10.14234.375.
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new software update is taking more time in lumia 625 [duplicate]

I have a nokia-lumia 625(already running in 8.1).Today i got a software update on my phone.For downloading it took around 1 hour.But while installing that update, its showing only the spinning gears ...
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How to stop developer preview? [duplicate]

My Nokia Lumia 630 SS got Developer Preview enabled but due to unavailability of wifi my OS version sticked to 8.10.12400.899. As a result every time i switch on data connection a notification pop up ...
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update error 80072efe

When I check for updates, my phone says: We are currently unable to check for updates.(80072efe). How can I fix this?
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I can't update Nokia Lumia 630

My brother has Lumia 630, everything works perfectly, but there is no way i can update his phone. Phone says that update is available, but when i tap download button there is just a message ...
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Phone stuck installing an OS update

I've downloaded a new update (8.10.14219.341) for my Lumia 720. But when I try to install it, once the phone restarts, it just gets stuck at the spinning gear screen - there is no progress whatsoever. ...
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Downgrade from Windows Phone 8.1 (installed; not an update) to Windows Phone 8

I'm considering buying a Nokia Lumia 730 (or 830), but it comes with 8.1 preinstalled, while I'd like to be using WP8 instead. Is there any way I could downgrade? All the solutions I could find on ...
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Are there any non-carrier/non-branded Windows Phones?

I don't presently own a Windows Phone so perhaps this is a naive question. I was thinking about buying a Windows Phone (maybe Lumia 520 or 530) to use on Wi-Fi only, so an unlocked/no-contract phone. ...
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What is Windows Phone equivalent to Google Nexus series?

I have been developing apps on Android and iOS for a long time, and now I am also considering approaching the Windows Phone platform and its SDK. I need a Windows Phone device that will allow me to ...
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Why doesn't my phone find the new update?

My phone's OS version is 8.10.12397.895 and according to the Update History there is a newer version, the Windows 8.1 Update. I want to update my phone, so I went to Settings>Phone Update>Check for ...
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Recent OneDrive Update is not installing on my Windows Phone 8.1. Mobile is up to date

OneDrive is not updating.It's saying attention required each and every time. When I tapped on it its saying check your phone software is up to date. My mobile is up to date. But even its not ...
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How do I tell if my data settings allow downloading updates?

In the "phone update" section of my settings there is an option to "automatically download updates if my data settings allow it". How does it determine if your data settings allow it? By your data ...
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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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phone update via mobile data but not via wifi [duplicate]

With my Lumia 520 using windows 8, when I try to update my phone, it only allows me to do it via WiFi network regardless if am using mobile network to search for the updates. I really want to use ...
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How to install Lumia Denim with Developer Preview?

My Nokia Lumia 930 got Developer Preview enabled. Lumia Denim is available for my phone but my phone can't find the update. (I live in Sweden) How do I update my DP phone to Lumia Denim?
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After update , can't share files using bluetooth [duplicate]

i am in bloody serious trouble . I am using Nokia Lumia 610 . I updated it from windows 7.8 to 7.10 . But , what the fish !!!!! After updating , neither can i find the blutooth share app nor bluetooth ...
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How can I find out about the latest updates to Cortana?

As an avid WP user, I really enjoy Cortana (even though it's not available in my language and I've set my region to the wrong setting just to be able to use it). I I like that I really use it and it ...
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Unable to update Audio in Nokia Lumia 625

I am unable to update the audio settings (equalizer) in my nokia lumia 625 device. It get downloaded but its not updating. When i click the audio in settings its not opening the menu even. Please ...
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Can I update a Dell Venue Pro to Windows Phone 8.1? [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 520, which has nearly the same hardware configuration as the Dell Venue Pro has, but the thing is that the Venue Pro has Windows Phone 7.5 as its built-in OS. Can I upgrade it ...
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Error 0x80072ee7 while Installing Nokia recovery. What is it? [closed]

Getting this error while installing Nokia Software Recovery v1.5.0 Log File below : [0DF0:0F24][2014-09-06T18:06:55]i001: Burn v3.8.1128.0, Windows v6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1), path: ...
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Lumia Cyan not yet available for my phone?

According to the Nokia Software Update Tracker, the Lumia Cyan update should now be available for my phone model, region, and carrier. It has been available, according to that site, at least since ...
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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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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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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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Getting “An unkown error has occurred” when I attempt to manually update my Samsung Focus to 7.8

I was recently given a 1st generation Samsung Foucs i917. Of course, being one of those "hacker" (for lack of a better word) kind of guys, one of the first things I tried to do was update it to ...
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Free space for upgrade to WP 8.1?

How much free space on my phone is needed to install Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview?
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No updates to Cortana as the reports suggest

The recent article from Windows Phone Central states that there are updates to Cortana. There also was an article in past from the same site suggesting that Cortana reportedly getting new animations ...
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How could I know what are the changes with the last update?

For each update I made I am just able to know which version my phone is get in to. How could I know what all changes are made by that update?
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How to update from WP 8.0 to 8.1 on mobile data? [duplicate]

I need to update my Lumia 520 from Windows Phone 8.0 to 8.1, but it is not allowing me to download it over the mobile data and I don't have any wifi access. Is there any way to manually override this ...
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When will 8.1 be available in India? [duplicate]

I live in India and one of my colleague is having Nokia Lumia 625. Recently he tried to update his phone through setting>phone update and his phone is updated with version 8.1. I have Nokia Lumia 525 ...
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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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Windows Phone 8.1 [duplicate]

I have a HTC Windows Phone 8S and I still don't have the update for Windows Phone 8.1. Am I the only one or is it not available for my phone? :s
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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 ...