Unanswered Questions

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How to share internet over USB from PC to a Windows Phone 8 device?

I know, that this works out of the box for Zune-compatible devices, but what about Windows Phone 8? I don't have a micro-SIM yet and there is no way to set up a WiFi hotspot.
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Is there a way to quickly switch between silent and vibrate? (not vibrate and ring + vibrate, or silent and ring)

I only ever want my phone on one of two settings: Completely silent at night, during classes, and during meetings Vibrate during the rest of the day I never want it to ring, ever. When I change ...
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1answer
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Downloads folder in Windows Phone 8.1

How do I see what's in the downloads folder? When I plug the phone into the computer I can view the contents of the downloads folder but when using the phone directly I can't find the download folder. ...
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Does Cortana Have Age Restrictions

Does Windows Phone Cortana Have Any Sort Of Age Restrictions? I have tried to use Cortana but it says you must be older in order for me to help you.
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As forward and backward in a song

How can I control the position in which the music will begin? for example I want to hear such a part of a song as I can forward you there using the music control
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Nokia Lumia 925 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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Why is there a 10 megapixel max for images when syncing to OneDrive? Even over WIFI?

I can understand if they limit this over mobile to protect me from myself, even though I have an unlimited data plan. Limiting it over WIFI though make no sense. My new Nokia Icon has a 20 megapixel ...
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Cannot Connect to PC after Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview Update

I updated to WP 8.1 Dev Preview. After the update, as I connect my phone to PC via USB, it is not detected. The phone starts charging but I cannot find phone in PC. Windows Phone App for desktop is ...
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How can I sync Music from the phone to SkyDrive?

Has anyone found an app for Windows Phone 8 that can synchronize the music on the phone with a Music folder on SkyDrive? The SkyDrive app allows me to view the music in SkyDrive but doesn't support ...
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419 views

Volume stuck in music player - number changes, but doesn't affect actual volume

When using the XBox music player, sometimes the volume hangs. In such cases, when I click the volume up/down I see the volume number increase/decrease, but it doesn't affect the actual volume - ...
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WP8 or Nokia Battery Problem with Wireless Charging

I am experiencing an odd problem with wirelessly charging my phone. When placed on the charger, with about 40% battery. The phone 'binged' to let me know it was charging. ~8hrs later, the phone was ...
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How to configure alarms snoozing?

I would like to have morning alarm which plays a sound for a minute, goes to snooze mode by itself, and repeats everything after 10 minutes. Is that possible?
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“Read text messages to me” has stopped working

Got a wireless headset a few months ago and discovered that it would read incoming SMS messages to me. It would neatly interrupt a podcast currently in progress, read the message, then go away again ...
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The sms commands or codes to send manually to windows phone

is there any way to send manually sms command to my windows phone to unsilent it or triangulate its position? I can't use windows' platform because my country code is not listed so I can right down my ...

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