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How to Recover a wifi password?

I accidentally factory reset my windows 8.0 phone which deleted my saved password for my WiFi. How do I recover my password?
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Can't connect to a Wi-Fi network

My phone is on Windows 10 Mobile, build 10586.242. I can't connect to my home wifi network whereas other devices can. I've tried forgetting the network and reconnecting, but my phone says "unable to ...
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Anyone ever get EAP-TLS working on Windows 10 Mobile?

I've been forever trying to get EAP-TLS working with Windows Phone 8.1 and now Windows 10 Mobile. I just can't get it to prompt for a certificate. The certificate is self signed but works fine with ...
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what does this icon means in windows phone while wifi is on.

I just noticed that whenever my WiFi is on this icon appears in between. I searched about this icon and I got information about it which says that this icon appears when "WiFi connection is being used ...
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Wifi won't connect to network

Why can't I connect to WiFi? I have a Lumia 535 for a while and was not able to connect to network, a message would indicate network did not respond or phone can not connect. What I had to due to be ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode

I just want to know why Windows Phone 8.1 does not allow file transfer when internet sharing mode but allows when WiFi mode. In android file transfer is allowed in both the modes (using ShareIt, ...
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WiFi issue in my Nokia lumia

The WiFi in my phone isnt working properly only my WhatsApp is working. None of the other apps are working. The WiFi is working properly for everyone in my house. Idk what the problem is. I tried ...
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Lumia 1520 is unable to see my own WiFi network

My Lumia 1520 has suddenly stopped picking up my OWN wifi network for some strange reason. I can see every other WiFi in the neighbourhood but my own. I am able to connect to my Wifi from all my other ...
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Lumia 735 unable to access WPA2 home WiFi

I have Lumia 535 Dual SIM and Lumia 735. Using second phone I'm unable to connect to a WPA2 secured home WiFi network, even though I'm connecting to the same network without any problems, when using ...
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How to host a web site on windows phone? [closed]

I am starting my evaluation of windows phone features. At the moment I am curious if it is possible to host an asp.net web site on windows phone with windows 8.1 OS. I would like to acceess this site ...
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Why is my wifi status always showing data transfer is happening? Are there any diagnostic tools to help find out?

Recently, I have noticed that my phone's wifi status is continually showing data transferring. That is, the arrow in the upper left corner of the status icon is always being displayed. I am sure that ...
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My Lumia 730 is unable to connect to any wifi router

I am facing problem connecting to any wifi router with my 6 months old lumia. Although lumia rolled out a ciritcal update but i am not able to update even with 3g data plan. It says it needs the wifi ...
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Wi-Fi Connection Not Working

I have my phone connected to Wi-Fi, but it just says "We can not connect to internet try sometime after." I have tried the following steps but it doesn't help anything: Turn off Bluetooth Turn off ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview - Lumia 920, wifi not working after install

Last night I installed the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview (Slow) (Build 10.0.10166.0) Everything seems ok, but when I try enable the wi-fi an error popup is shown (in spanish) that say something ...
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I can't connect my phone to my WiFi network

I've tried EVERYTHING to connect my phone to my WiFi again and it keeps saying "your phone can't connect to the WiFi network", it doesn't say try again later anymore.
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Wifi, Bluetooth & FM Radio not working in Lumia 720

I've faced these problems: FM Radio app doesn't start, Bluetooth on/off button is disabled, When I want to enable Wifi, it ask to restart. I've tried restarting my phone several times, and then ...
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Features and Upgrade to Windows 10 for Lumia 820?

I would like to know windows 10 features and does windows 10 going to support Wifi direct, net sharing , calling from pc/laptop using phone etc Can I install it on my Lumia 820 ? What are the known ...
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Windows Phone apps not working through proxy server

I'm using Windows Phone 8.1 and my college Wi-Fi uses proxy servers to connect. Apps like WhatsApp, Hike, Skype, etc. don't work through proxy servers. Can any of you help?
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Existing WiFi connections need restart to work

I currently have a Nokia Lumia 930. The major annoyance at the moment is that at times it just wouldn't connect to any existing network unless restarted. Turning WiFi off and back on doesn't solve ...
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After updating to Windows 10 mobile (build 10149) I cannot enable WiFi on my Lumia 1520

I am using Windows 10 mobile on a Lumia 1520, but I can't turn on the WiFi. It says: "Try again in little while. If the problem continues restart your phone and try again" I did it but ...
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Your phone can't connet to the WiFi network HOMENET

I've just realised that the reason why my apps weren't updating even though I was at home is because the phone can't connect to my home WiFi. I'm not sure why, as previously there was no problem. ...
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Why my lumia 630 cant connect to certain android wifi hotspot?

I have a lumia 630 dual sim ( S.O version is 8.10.12397.895 ) and on the wifi networks list my android wifi hotspot is not listed ( I used a moto X ) so i cant connect it, but i tried to connect a ...
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Can't see wifi access point with Microsoft Mobile R14-1018 (nokia lumia)

This is a cell phone with prepaid minutes, so Wifi is the only way it can get data. We changed the name and password of the access point, but the Lumia can't seem to scan and find ANY access points, ...
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How to suppress Windows 8.1's resistance to download app over cellular data network?

I have disabled get apps over wifi only in Store settings of my Windows 8.1 device. Still, when I try to install an app that is just 118 MB in size over Cellular network, I get a message that the app ...
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How to add static IP in lumia 630

how can i add static IP in Nokia Lumia 630 ?? Currently there is no option in settings. Is there any other way where i can directly insert static IP in system through any software ??
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Not Getting Internet On Wi-Fi Network

When I connect my phone to Network-A, it gets internet just fine. But when I connect it to Network-B, I don't get internet from it. The strange thing is that it does not say "Limited", and every other ...
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How can I connect to Wi-Fi with a Windows Mobile through WPS?

Is it possible to connect to a wifi network using WPS Pin and a Windows Mobile (PocketPC) phone? Note: I know windows mobile is old but I really need to do that and Windows mobile is previous version ...
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Lumia 530 (Denim) don't turn off WiFi when screen goes to standby

I've run into some strange behaviour. I connected my new Lumia 530 to Whatsapp Web so that I can chat on WhatsApp from my computer. However, every time the phone goes in standby, connection is lost - ...
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Phone is unable to connect to any Wi-Fi network

My Lumia 925 is able to recognize all Wi-Fi networks in the vicinity when I switch on the Wi-Fi. However, it is not able to connect to any network when I try. it says: "Can't connect to this Wi-Fi ...
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Wifi Problem on lumia 720

I have a Lumia 720 and from time to time it simply won't connect to my work wifi. At home, university and some other places it works fine. But some times it won't work at my company. For other people ...
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Windows [Phone] 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on ...
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Geofencing+Cortana vs scanning for Wifi

I'm looking at the 'turn on near my favourite places' functionality, and wondering whether it is really going to save battery. Which takes more energy? Scanning for wifi, or running geofencing and ...
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Wifi and notification issues

I am owner of a Lumia 820 for two years now. I like Windows Phone, but since the 8.1 update I am experiencing issues with the wifi connection and my notifications. The main thing is that I am not ...
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Why one cannot use Wifi and Internet Sharing simultaneously?

I have been using internet sharing with ease but I don't understand why one could not use Wifi simultaneously while sharing Internet with other devices. It has been same for Android also, so there has ...
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My Nokia Lumia-925 unable to connect with my office Wifi [duplicate]

My phone Nokia Lumia-925 unable to connect to my office Wifi since yesterday!!! It appeared the message: " Can't connect. Your phone can't connect to the Wifi network xxxxxx". even it can sense my ...
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Stream Itunes library to Windows Phone

I have a large library of music in my laptop wich is a mac. I also have a lumia 920 and I would love to stream my Itunes library via Wi-Fi to mi Lumia. Ie. I wan't to play the library from my laptop ...
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Wi-Fi is automatically turning off whenever the screen locks itself

I have a Lumia 730 and the Wi-Fi is automatically turning off whenever the screen locks itself. This is very annoying because I am not getting Whatsapp notifications when the phone is in my pocket. I ...
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How can I force connection to my home wifi verses public wifi?

I get some wifi signal from a hotspot outside my building from my cable company. But I only want to connect when my home wifi is out of range. How can I set a prefered order of wifi connections?
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Use EAP-TTLS certificate with Windows Phone

I'm trying to connect our university's WiFi network but it requires a TTLS (PAP) certificate for authentication. And there is no certificate for Windows Phone, only for Android, Windows, Mac OS and ...
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WiFi keeps getting disconnected when I turn off screen?

I have a Lumia 610, running on WP 7.8 For some reason, whenever I turn off the screen, my WiFi keeps getting disconnected. This isn't in the settings. Any way to fix this?
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How to use the Wifi-LAN feature of this Chess game?

I have downloaded this chess application and it supports wifi lan game. I want to know how i can use this feature? My friend and I want to play chess against each other he has an latest Android ...
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Unable to turn on WiFi on Nokia Lumia 925

I've been running Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview on a Nokia Lumia 925 for the past few weeks and everything has been fine. I come into work this morning and I notice that the WiFi is off. I tried ...
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How to find the password of a WiFi network?

My phone (a Nokia Lumia 520) is connected to a WiFI network but I've forgotten the password. Is there any way I can get the password of the wifi network that I am currently connected to?
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Does the 920 support 5 GHz Wi-Fi?

I'm thinking of buying a new home router. I can see that there are a lot of 5 GHz routers out there in the wild. Is the 920 compatible with 5 GHz networks? (802.11n and 802.11ac)
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How to disable WiFi straight from the Action Center?

The new Action Center in Windows Phone 8.1 is great, I can set WiFi on/off as one of the quick actions and enable it with just one tap. However, when I try to disable WiFi from the Action Center, it ...
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WiFi vs Mobile Data: Battery usage

Case 1: I use the mobile WiFi for Internet usage (assuming normal usage - majority of the time, phone being idle with intermittent Internet usage). Case 2: I keep WiFi off, and use the mobile's data ...
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Does Windows Phone support EAP SIM?

My carrier here in Brazil provide some WiFi hotspots for theirs customers as a way to avoid them to worry about the data plan. You don't need a password you just need you phone has compatibility ...
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Cannot use mobile internet when in range of wifi

I have a problem with using mobile internet on my Nokia Lumia 925. When my wifi is on, everything works as it should. When I turn off wifi, my phone should switch to mobile internet (this is turned ...
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Cortana can't turn off WiFi

Asking Cortana to "Turn off WiFi" searches information in Bing, and does not turns off WiFi as expected. This technique works to turn off WiFi on two others phone that I've tried.
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Unable to turn on/off wifi

I am having Lumia 620,i am unable to turn on/off my wifi.In the settings menu it is showing as turned on for Wifi but when i click on the wifi option it shows as off.I am unable to turn it on and it ...