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How can I connect a Lumia 950 XL to Windows 10?

My Lumia 950 XL appears with a yellow exclamation mark in Windows 10 Device Manager and Windows is convinced that it cannot find a driver for it. Oddly enough the connection did work a week ago. What ...
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Unable to connect the Lumia 520 to PC for file transfer

I'm unable to connect the Lumia 520 to the PC with USB. It charges the phone but doesn't show the device. I tried to update driver but that doesn't work out either. There are no system notifications ...
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Does the Lumia 435 support USB OTG?

I am seeing conflicting evidence online. On the one hand, some forum posts claim that it is not supported yet. However, these are from March-July 2015. An example from this same forum: How do I ...
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COM port detection in PC

I am using Windows 10 in PC.. I have connected my lumia 820 with pc, is there any provision to check in which COM (e.g. COM3 , COM4 etc)port my modem/mobile has been connected to?
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Access to data via USB without using the screen

I have a Nokia Luia 535 (Windows 8.1) with a broken screen. There is no pin, my problem is that when I connect it to the PC it asks if I want to use USB access for data instead of only charge, and I ...
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Is it possible to use internet over USB to pc from Lumia?

I want to share my mobile internet to my pc through USB cable. I have Lumia 820 and OS is Windows phone 8.1
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Windows 10 PCs do not recognize Samsung Ativ S connected via USB

I have updated two PCs to Windows 10 (one Home, one Pro, both from Windows 8.1) and now none of them reacts when we connect my wife's Samsung Ativ S via USB. My Lumia 925 is recognized perfectly as ...
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What does memory dump feature in WP8.1 apply to? (Debug feedback)

There is a feature in "Settings/feedback/Save debug info" option in the phone settings: If I turn this on, and I start a custom developed application that let's say crashes at some point, the phone ...
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Why is my Lumia not recognised when plugged into Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Lumia 730 with WP 8.1 denim, when USB connecting it to windows 8.1 or Windows 7, it is recognised just fine, but when I use a Windows Server 2012 R2, the phone doesn't show up in file ...
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HTC 8X as mass storage?

Is it possible to connect HTC 8X as mass storage. Current Version: windows 8 phone I have tried this method to connect as a mass storage http://www.asoftech.com/articles/windows-phone-enable-mass-...
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“Phone charging slowly” but I'm not TRYING to charge it!

Often, when I plug my phone into my PC to transfer files, I get the 'Phone charging slowly' message. OK, I wasn't trying to charge it, but I can handle the message. The problem is, that invariably, ...
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Connection to PC Dropping and Reconnecting

When I connect my phone to my laptop via a USB cable, it is connecting and disconnecting about every other second. How can I fix this?
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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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Lumia 930 not showing up in explorer

I'm dealing with a big problem regarding to the connection between my Windows 8.1 Pro N (x64) operating system and my new Windows Phone "Nokia Lumia 930". What I want to do is to access data (music, ...
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Can I connect a Nokia Lumia 800 to an Ethernet cable using a micro-USB to LAN adapter?

I am using a Nokia Lumia 800, with Windows Phone 7.8. I have a LAN cable through which I can access the internet. Can I connect my Lumia to the LAN via a Micro-USB to LAN adapter? I know I can ...
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How to explore all file of windows phone in desktop PC?

The application iFunBox allows the apple product users to view all their files and folders (even the root folders and etc.) of iPhone/iPad/iPod in desktop(either in windows or mac) machine. Here you ...
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How do I transfer data from my Windows 7 computer to my Windows 8 Phone?

I have a HTC 8s phone. I have an 8GB SD Card inserted into my mobile. How do I transfer data (music/videos/images) from my Windows 7 computer to my Windows 8 Phone (HTC 8s) ? I have tried and ...
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Does Windows Phone 8 support mass storage mode?

My experience with Windows Phone has been limited to the Lumia 610, so I was not surprised when the phone could not connect to the PC in mass storage mode (as far as I can tell, this feature is not ...
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Do all Windows Phones use the same type of USB cable?

If so, is it a proprietary design or standard type of cable? If it's a standard type of cable, what is the proper term for it?
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Is it possible to connect your phone to the computer and use the PCs' headset?

I've got a splendid headset for my computer and I want to use it with my phone. The connection between headset and the PC is via USB 2.0. I wonder if it is possible to connect your phone to the ...
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Is it possible to use my phone as a mass storage device to transfer files between two otherwise disconnected computers?

I sometimes have the need for a way for transferring relatively large files (e.g. zip archives) between two computers, and don't always remember to have a USB stick with me. Is it possible to use a ...