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How do we get the best signal in Bahamas

We live on a sailboat and are headed to the Bahamas for the winter. Getting good phone (and data would be great!) coverage is important but we don’t have a satellite phone budget. Space X might be ...
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No Files Appearing?

I followed the Registry Guide and now it appears in File Explorer, it shows the ammount of space used on the phone (Nokia Lumia 800) which is correct, but absolutley no files appear but i know there ...
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Can I run Android apps from Windows?

Does Windows Phone have something to help use Android apps, similar to the way Wine helps us use Windows software on Linux? I'm curious whether or not such an app exists for Windows phone. I've ...
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Which filesystem does Windows Phone use by default?

do you know what filesystem Windows Phone used by default? Were there differences between the different versions (Windows Phone 7, 8, 7.1 and Windows 10 Mobile)? Is it possible that it is NTFS, just ...
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How do i force shut down my windows lumia phone?

alright, here is what's going on. I have a phone that will boot loop into a BSOD when I plug it in, and it won't stay shut off when plugged in. I need to find a way to make it stay off while it's ...
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Change SIM PIN code on Nokia 2610

Note: I'm asking this question here because it's the only StackExchange website I can find that deals with phones, and Nokia has some Windows phones. On a Nokia 2610 (which is not a Windows phone), ...
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Bluetooth misbehavior when W10 phone paired with my Uconnect car

I have a Windows 10 Phone (Lumia 950) which I had paired with my previous car's Uconnect system (2017 Grand Cherokee) and it all worked well enough. I have traded in the car for a 2021 which has an ...
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Windows phone Lumia 535 with Windows 8.1 cannot update to Windows 10 via the OTC Updater at the moment

The OTC updater seems to be no longer working. Not sure though. Please help with a way forward. Asking for a client. Thanks in advance.
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How to develop unlock HTC 8X in 2020

I have tried some methods like WP internals or OTC updater (update to Windows 10 mobile) but nothing works at all. Can anyone please help me out or my phone will be permanently a brick phone. I have ...
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Pay to upgrade phone to Windows 10 Mobile?

Is there a site where I can post a gig to pay someone to upgrade my Nokia Lumia 1520 to Windows 10 Mobile? I hope I'm not breaking some rules or policy here, but after a few tries, I've been unable to ...
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950 XL Hard Reset - Can't Login to MS Account

I am trying to hard reset a 950xl, which has always, until now, been an easy process. However, now when I get to the MS Account Sign-in screen during the phone hard reset process, my login always ...
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Still possible to download Windows Phone 8/8.1 apps?

Is there anywhere to find and download Windows Phone 8/8.1 apps? I haven't been able to find anywhere to download them.
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Any way for Windows 10 Mobile to connect to VPN automatically like Windows Phone 8 can?

Windows Phone 8/8.1 has this great option in the VPN settings, quite appropriately just called "Connect automatically" which does exactly what it says. The phone connects to the VPN I've ...
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InterOp Unlocking my Windows Phone 8.1

I have a Lumia 521 phone with Windows 8.1. Recently the phone started to malfunction for some reasons and in the process lost some of the Application data. The app is a Notes App (KeyNote) that had my ...
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There are no notifications from Viber (version 6.6.1) on Windows 10 Mobile running on both Lumia 640 and Lumia 550

There are no notifications from Viber (version 6.6.1) on Windows 10 Mobile running on both Lumia 640 and Lumia 550, although on both devices the app is allowed in the background (even on power saver ...
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Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Mobile, missing add-on support

I was wondering whether Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Mobile has add-on support? I need to use some add-ons. The current Edge that I have, 38.14393.2551.0 doesn't have it, so it could just be the ...
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How to run .exe files on Windows 10 Mobile?

I have a Lumia 650 with Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile system and have problem install extract .exe files. I also cannot install any virus program on it like Avast. Please advise.
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How to migrate apps from one Lumia 1520 with WP8 to another (w/o SD card)?

Based on the research I've done, I seem to have a somewhat unique problem. I would like to keep using the Nokia Lumia 1520 that I have. But, after having dropped it a few too many times, the SD card ...
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Stop Windows 10 Mobile activation

I have a Windows 10 Mobile device. Since the OS is no longer supported by Microsoft, the activation servers are no longer online, yet the device keeps trying to activate itself. This is a problem ...
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How to upgrade the windows 10 on Lumia 535 without update advisor app

I have an old lumia 535 phone and could not upgrade the windows earlier. Now I want to upgrade the windows and unfortunately, Microsoft store for windows 8.1 is not functional and cannot install ...
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How to Windows Mobile 6.5+Fusion Launcher connect to 802.1x Wi-Fi?

How to Windows Mobile 6.5+Fusion Launcher connect to 802.1x Wi-Fi ? I try to add SSID to connect Wi-Fi with WPA2 Enterprise+PEAP+MSCHAP V2+AES but cannot connect to 802.1x Wi-Fi.
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Windows Phone 10 SMS save - not avaiable to install apps

I can not install apps (error message: 0x800B0101) to my Nokia Lumia 930, but I have a lot of SMS what I would like to keep for the future. How can I save this SMS without installing apps? Thanks!
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How can I view/read/extract a file in .db file format?

My phone data back up is appearing in .db file format. (Ex - contact.db, sms.db, calendar.db). Is there any way I can view/extract the data since the Restore option on my new phone is not picking up ...
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Can I use my PC to make calls from my 640 XL?

I have a Lumia 640 XL, and I need to know if there is any method to call someone (using my number phone and the call app), but using my PC as an intermediary. I have a voice modulator, I want to make ...
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Forgotten the password for my windows mobile phone 1020 dual card [duplicate]

I have forgotten phone password and I cannot enter the phone. How do i a hard reset? Please advice. I have tried wrong passwords with no results.
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Notifications for events that don't exist

I used to have an event that took place daily in my Outlook Calendar, but as of last week, the event is cancelled. Outlook Calendar itself says "No events today". However, the notifications on the ...
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What happens if an executable file intended for Windows Mobile is run on a desktop Windows operating system?

Just purely out of interest - if an executable intended for Windows Mobile is run on a standard Windows operating system, what happens? I ask because when downloading an installer package intended for ...
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Problem syncing phone with Outlook

I am having problems syncing my Lumia 535 with Outlook. The problem started more than 9 months ago. I get error code 80070057. As well as I tried to syncing new email account and I was unable to do ...
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Google Fi on Windows phone

I subscribed to Google Fi using esim on Google Pixed 3a XL phone and transferred phone number. But I have Windows phone BLU WIN HD LTE with the sim and what to use it for Google Fi too. For this I ...
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Cannot download apps on Lumia 630

My Lumia 630 running Windows Phone 8.1 is trying to prevent me from downloading any apps. I have signed into my Outlook account but nothing is working at all. I am told that if I want to download I ...
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Can't locate audio recordings which I recorded with a voice record app on my Lumia 920

I can't locate audio recordings which I recorded with a voice record app on my Lumia 920. Anytime I record, the message "the file has been saved to phone" appears but I can't see it in my managed ...
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I lost my phone

I lost my Lumia 535. Is there any way to block the phone to not allow anyone to open and use it?
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Lumia 535 asking for WiFi to download WhatsApp

I have downloaded WhatsApp successful once, but due to some reason I have deleted WhatsApp. After a month when I tried to download WhatsApp again it's asking to connect with WiFi and says it's unable ...
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Apps for blocking distracting sites on Edge

I have a Microsoft Lumia 640 Windows 10. Can anyone suggest me an app for blocking websites so that I don't procrastinate. I have searched quite a few from Google in the Microsoft Store (which ...
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Using Nokia Lumia 640 XL in 2019

As Lumia support line ended, is it sane to keep using it for long? If I don't use anything except making basic phone call, sending text message, listen to music, watching videos offline, and taking ...
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Lumia 540 unresponsive

My Lumia 540 has just frozen. I slide to open but it is not responding.
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Why does whatsapp prompt me to rescan qr code on the desktop app?

I am using the WhatsApp for Desktop app on my Windows 10 PC. It prompts me to rescan the QR code every time my phone's display turns off - this is in spite of the fact that I checked the 'keep me ...
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How to install non-Store apps?

I have a Windows 10 Mobile phone. Can anyone tell me how to install apps from sources other than Microsoft Store?
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xbox one app issues to connect to console

My console connection always fails, I've already disabled segmentation on my WiFi AP and I already separated SSID like Microsoft support recommends. The Error Code is just not providing any useful ...
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How do I delete photos from only the onedrive and not my phone?

When I want to delete a photo or video from one drive, will it delete it from my phone? I just want to free up space and I don't even have my phone linked but somehow all the photos and videos are ...
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Windows phone reset while reset protection was on

My brother got a windows phone from a friend who said to just reset it. The friend failed to inform that the phone had reset protection on. When he reset it, it locked up completely. does anybody know ...
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I press a phone number in History and it is dialed immediately without a confirmation question. How can I prevent this?

I have a WP8.1 mobile phone (see the picture). It happens many times that, after receiving a call, I have to phone back and by mistake instead of touching the right number I press the one above or ...
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Restore deleted People contacts

My daughter went through my phone and deleted any contact she didn't know! My Outlook account has now synchronised and the Contacts are lost everywhere. Spent half hour talking to Microsoft but got ...
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want my phone off, when charging

Windows 10 phone will not turn off while charging, very annoying. Powered phone off while charging it comes back on again, will not stop coming on again and I want it off but plugged in to charge, don'...
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How to sign up in windows store unab

I had signed up and set up a family Microsoft group but still unable to get apps from the microsoft windows store I had also tried too many times about this problem but nothing works in fact I had ...
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How to automatically forward all sms from Windows 10 mobile to PC?

Is there an app or settings to allow me to automatically forward all my SMS from my Windows 10 mobile (phone) to my windows 10 PC (email or an app like is available for iPhones and android phones)? ...
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Update stuck due to low space

My Win10 phone was low in storage but it automatically started updating to new build/version. As a result when almost 600 MB download was left the update failed. Now I can neither update completely ...
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Onedrive does not distinguish whatsapp pictures from camera pictures in syncing

On my phone I have various folders: whatsapp-pictures, camera pictures, screenshots etc. When backing them up, all pictures seem to be blended in one folder 'pictures'. How can i restore the folders ...
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"downloading and installing softwareware on Windows 10 Phone"

I'm trying to make an auto-install that downloads and auto-install automaticly when the user clicks on a link for Windows 10 Modile any ideas ?
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I sent an SMS containing these special characters: ă, â, î, ș, ț and received it unchanged. How is it possible?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 running Windows Phone 8.1. I sent an SMS to myself (in a foreign language) containing these special characters: ă, â, î, ș, ț and received the text unchanged. How is it ...

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