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My phone has no zune

I just bought a Nokia Lumia 625 phone, and I realized there is no Zune app/software on it, so basically, I can't add music videos and pictures and can't even update the phone because It has no Zune. ...
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Having problems syncing files from my computer to my nokia lumia 610. Can anyone help?

IV connected my Nokia lumia 610 to my laptop, iv installed Zune etc. IV dragged the files I wanted to the phone symbol like instructed. But when I sync my phone for then to transfer its started ...
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show artist image on lock screen

i did read a lot of posts regarding this issue, but i m still to figure out a way to get this working. I have the Nokia Lumia 720, and i have enabled the show artist image on lock screen while playing ...
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How do I sync playlists to a Windows Phone?

I've had my Lumia 820 for 2 weeks and I'm struggling with getting playlists (from my exisitng MP3 library) onto the phone. m3u files arent recognised Zune music manager doesn't recognise the phone ...
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How do I sync from WP 7.8 to Zune?

When I delete a song from Zune, I have it set so that it will delete the same song from my phone (sync all music). However, if I delete something from my phone it doesn't get deleted from Zune on my ...
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Change the way zune syncs music files from computer

I am using Zune 4.8.2345.0, whenever I connect my mobile to my computer, it syncs music files, and stores it in the music folder. I am annoyed by the way it syncs it. It saves in folders by Artist ...
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Windows Lumia 920 not recognized by Zune [duplicate]

I read another question about Zune that does not recognize a Windows Phone device. Anyways, the solution provided there does not meet my situation, 'cause the fixIt does not start on my W8 machine. ...
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Is it possible not to use zune when installing the xap file on Windows Phone

From this article - http://thewp7phones.com/install-xap-files-on-windows-phone-7/, it mention the following: Launch Zune. (Zune must be opened all time while working with Windows Phone Device ...
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How to sync WP8 with Windows?

I plugged in my HTC 8X into Windows 8 and not much happened. Zune and Windows Media Player do not recognise it as a device. I can see the contents of the device in Windows Explorer and it is listed in ...
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Tranfering Music and videos from pc to phone

I have bought a new Nokia Lumia 510 and installed Zune software on my PC. But I am unable to transfer music and videos from PC to phone. Can you please tell me what I am doing wrong?
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How can I stream music stored on my computer to my phone?

On my Android Phone, I use Google Play Music. I install an app on my computer that syncs my music with Google's cloud. On my phone, I can listen to this music whenever it is connected to the internet. ...
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What conversion for videos take place when connected to zune for sync

Whenever I record a new video from my phone and then connect it to Zune to sync it, it always shows converting video message. What conversion processes are exactly taking place here? Are the videos on ...
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How to play classical music?

I would like to be able to shuffle-play multi-movement pieces of music in Zune. The use case is: I have ripped a CD which contains one piece of music spanning 3 tracks, another piece spanning 7 ...
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Zune won't sync larger files, (MP4; 603.x MB)

With my Windows phone, I noticed that the Zune player sounded like a superb way to watch movies, so with my Body Glove case with the stand, I thought, why not? As it happens, I have "The Life Aquatic" ...
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Ignore certain songs in Zune

I know you can dislike a song (broken heart symbol), but the song will occasionally pop up when I'm listening in shuffle mode. Is there a way to put audio files (stand-up comedy in this case) onto my ...
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Podcast syncing problem after switching .live.co.uk accounts

Podcasts were syncing fine between Zune and phone until yesterday, but now won't sync automatically at all. The problem began when I switched to a second live.co.uk account on the desktop. I've ...
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How can I enable the “Personalize my music” setting?

I was downloading an app that was unrelated to music, and saw this dialog: I did not realize this was part of the new User Agreement from Microsoft, and I unchecked the box so as not to give the ...
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WP7 won't install as a recognised device

I have a HTC Trophy and for some reason it doesn't install properly when I plug it a computer. I've tried on 3 different computers but it shows in Device Manager as an unknown device. I've had the ...
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Connecting Windows Phone 7 smartphone to the computer without Zune

Is using Zune the only way to access the phone's files via the computer? I assumed that at the very least I would be able to access the Lumia 610's mass memory directly from Windows Explorer as an ...
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How can I change my Zune ID

Somehow, when I set up my Windows Phone and installed Zune on my computer, my Zune ID got set to PLAYER9006830876. When I rate Windows Apps, that is what I get identified as. Isn't that disgusting!? ...
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Is it possible to sync to two computers with Zune without the device being a guest on one of them?

In the days of Windows Sync Center, it was possible to associate a device with at least 2 PCs, because I guess people would plug them in at work and home. With Zune, I can create a Sync relationship ...
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What can I do when Zune doesn't recognise that my phone is plugged in?

I've plugged my phone in, and whilst I hear the USB chime on the PC, and the sync chirp on the Phone, Zune doesn't launch automatically -- If I launch Zune manually, it doesn't think the phone is ...
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Transferring data, settings & apps between WP7 handsets?

What's involved in transferring between WP7 handsets? Obviously I'd like to move as much as possible from the old one with as little hassle as possible. Obviously, I move my SIM over, but what else? ...
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Why does the artist image sometime not appear on the lock screen?

Sometimes there's no artist image on the lock screen while I'm playing music. I get a default red screen instead. How can I add an artist image? EDIT: Slight misunderstanding. I am in a region where ...
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Adding .3g2 files

I would like to transfer some .3g2 videos from my old phone to my Lumia 800. It seems that the Lumia 800 supports that particular file format, but Zune does not. I can't even see the files through ...
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Deleted old videos

Today I noticed that I don't have all old videos on my phone as well as in Zune gallery. I do have pictures. Is it possible that OS deleted some old videos to get some free space? How is possible ...
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What do I need to do to get a custom ringtone?

People like customizing the appearance of their WP7; however, I've been wondering if it is possible to use your own ringtone instead of one of the provided ringtones. Two questions regarding this: ...
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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 ...
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Can I search a track on my phone?

I can find any track easily by it's first letter, but sometimes I can remember only the other part (e.g. Shooter in the Super Sharp Shooter). Zune Software has a search box (in full text mode), but I ...
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Can Zune playlists be created on the device?

I see that I can add songs to "Now Playing" but is there a way to save this as a playlist, or create and save a playlist on the phone without using the Zune application on the PC?
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What does Error C00D07C9 mean when trying to set up wireless sync?

I've had a few goes at trying to set up wireless sync since I got my phone, but I get Error C00D07C9, with a message saying that: Zune was unable to connect to the wireless access point. Even ...
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Is an unfavorited track in an autoplaylist of favorites going to be removed from the device?

I have a pretty big music library, which exceeds the device's memory size, and I sync only favorited tracks by creating an autoplaylist. I listen them for some time, and then I decide to unfavorite ...
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What can I do to set up Wireless Sync on Windows 8?

I have Windows 8 Consumer Preview installed, but can't seem to set Wireless Sync up. Has this issue been resolved? Did anyone manage to get Wireless Sync working properly?
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How to change the master computer properly?

I had two PCs. One of them was the one I was syncing my phone with, but I've disassembled it. I've enabled syncing on the other one, but all music+videos+pictures from the old relationship are marked ...
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how to stop Zune searching marketplace?

I use Zune for playing music. So I use search for navigating my collection. but everytime I make some search I am wating for Zune searching marketplace. How can I avoid this?
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Zune Marketplace showing apps for Zune HD and not Windows Phone

Zune Marketplace showing apps for Zune HD and not Windows Phone I don't own a Zune HD, but a Windows Phone. Yet, the marketplace is showing me apps for a Zune HD: The marketplace used to show ...
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How to get background pictures for the Music + Videos hub?

I have seen pictures of the music + video hub when opened, showing background pictures of the artists/albums you have on your phone. When I open the music + video hub on my device, all I get for a ...
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How do I update metadata on songs already synced to my device?

I want to re-tag a bunch of songs to organize my music on my phone. For example cleaning up genres: putting Hip hop, Hip-hop, Hiphop, Hip-hop/Rap, Gansta Rap, etc., all in a single genre. I've done ...
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Why is music downloaded from Zune Marketplace often corrupted?

I've had this problem on both the HTC7 Mozart and the Nokia Lumia 800 (both on Orange UK) where occassionally music downloaded directly to the phone from the Zune Marketplace (not synced via Zune ...