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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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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2answers
443 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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How to disable selecting picture in Kid's Corner?

In Windows Phone 8 there is facility of activating child mode or guest mode and the mobile owner can limit what apps such users can access. But there is problem and it is guest user can still set ...
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2answers
311 views

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 ...
4
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1answer
187 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
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Internet Explorer 10 does not remember cookies after restarting (or letting IE be closed in memory)

I have read that Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Phone 8 has isolated/sandboxed tabs. Meaning that each tab should work independently of each-other. I have set my settings to Accept all cookies. ...
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DNS issues when connected to wireless network without cellular data connection

I am having issues using my Windows Phone on any wifi network, because for some reason DNS lookup doesn't seem to be working. I discovered it first when I was for holiday in Germany last week and ...
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1answer
544 views

Download multiple photos from OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)

I have uploaded many photos to SkyDrive from my Lumia 620 phone. I accidentally deleted all my photos from the phone, but thankfully SkyDrive has a backup of them. I want to download all of the ...
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Battery use Nokia Lumia 620

I am using the Nokia Lumia 620 for about 1 month. Although in general I like the phone, there are some things about it that are rather curious. One is that the usage of the battery follows a strange ...
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Solving tethering issue on Windows Phone 8

I cannot start internet sharing on my Nokia Lumia 520. From the menu I choose: Settings -> Internet Sharing -> On I get this error: Connection not shared Internet sharing isn't currently ...
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How to set the custom made ringtone as ringtone of a phone

I installed the App ringtone maker and made a custom ringtone of 20 seconds. I saved it and set the same as my ring tone. But Unfortunately, that ringtone is not playing, i tried two three different ...
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Sync with google calendar changes time of new items

I have Lumia 520 with WP8. I am using two calendars - google and exchange. I am in GMT+1 time zone and have this zone set everywhere (phone, google, exchange). We observe daylight saving. In summer ...

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