Windows Live is the collective brand name for a set of services and software products from Microsoft, part of their software plus services platform. A majority of these services are Web applications, accessible from a browser, but there are also client-side binary applications that require ...

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Restoring backups

So, my phone has been off for repair - the graphics failed (well, after it met a concrete floor...), so I wasn't able to do a manual backup before I sent it off. I've now got it back, and turned it ...
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Windows Live Calendar sharing on Windows Phones?

My husband and I have recently purchased Windows 8 phones and are trying to establish calendars that we can keep separately and share with each other. We each have Windows Live accounts and after ...
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Windows Desktop not recognising phone

I'm sure this is an utterly futile attempt, but I'll ask it anyway! My phone (like so many others) made friends with a concrete floor yesterday. There's only 1 crack across the screen, but I have no ...
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Propagate the password change among all the devices

I recently changed my password of my Windows Live account (handling my outlook, skydrive). My Lumia 1020 is also connected to this account. I noticed though that I can still view my emails on the ...
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Nokia Lumia 1020 factory reset

I just bought a Lumia and I want to return it because it has a display-related manufacturing issue. I've used my Windows account (outlook, SkyDrive etc) with it. If I reset to factory settings, will ...
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How to import contacts from SIM to a different Windows Live account?

I have a Windows Phone 7.8 handset. When I bought the phone, I configured it with my Windows Live account and instructed the phone to import all the contacts from the SIM card to the WL account. So ...
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Why do I have a Windows Live & an Outlook account when they're (nearly) the same thing?

Recently I signed up for a couple of Microsoft programmes via xxx@live.co.uk and now I sort of want to see the emails I get on that account (previously never worried about it). I figured I'd add ...
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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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Do Groups Sync to Live Account?

I made some groups in the people hub of my windows phone 7. I am wondering, do they sync up to my live account? I checked the people hub and it seems like all my contacts are there but I don't see ...
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Move contact from Live to Outlook

I have a number of contacts that were saved to my Live account. Now that I work for a company with Exchange, I'd like some of the contacts to be Outlook contacts so I can access them from anywhere I ...
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Is there a Windows Live Messenger mobile app for WP7?

I am looking for a WP7 mobile app to connect to Windows Live Messenger. All my Google searches of "windows live messenger mobile app" ultimately end up leading me right to this page: ...
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Selectively sync contacts from Windows Live

I have a lot of contacts in Windows Live after starting to use Windows Phone since version 7. My problem is, that a lot of those contacts don't really need to be on my phone, I just need them to be in ...
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What is a “Hive”?

Has anyone figured out what the function of Windows Phone hives are? I personally am part of the Palladium 7 hive. I originally thought it was for technical grouping (making updates and fixed easier ...
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How can I backup my people group?

When I initialized my Windows Phone, I lost my group (I did synchronise my live account). Until I used windowsphone, searching a person by group was very convenient... Is it impossible to back up ...
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Unsync Hotmail contacts

I added my Windows Live account to my phone recently and my contacts (people tab) got populated with the hotmail email addresses of all my contacts. This is cluttering up my contacts with redundant ...