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Stop Windows Phone activation

I have a Windows 10 Phone 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 ...
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When I delete pics on OneDrive, does it also delete on my phone?

I wondered if it was possible to know if the pics deleted on One Drive do disappear also on my phone, since my One Drive storage is almost full of pics and I need it only to save Office documents. (...
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How to reset a windows phone? [duplicate]

I have an old windows phone (640 XL Lumia). I have not used it for a year, but I want to reuse it (for WIFI only). When I start it, it shows after some time the date and time... when I press the ...
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How can I upgrade my Lumia 830 without going to the app store?

My Nokia Lumia 830 was reset last week and I can't upgrade it. I've tried to update it by using this link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56726, and also by copying and ...
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What are the remaining options for installing apps on a WP8.1 device?

I have a old HTC Windows 8x phone running WP8.1, which I mainly use for the camera. Now that the Windows Store is no longer available for WP8.1, what are the remaining options for installing archived ...
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Where does Windows 10's Phone Companion store its pictures?

I got my phone stolen, and as a last resort, wanted to see if I could find cached photos on the "Your Phone" desktop application for Windows 10. Upon opening the app, my old phone appeared for a ...
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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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how to turn off key press popup on lumia 535

I have windows 10 version 1607 OS build 10.0.14393.2551 on my lumia 535. I want to disable popups on key press in the default keyboard but could not find any option to do that.
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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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Any solution to display history (Calls + SMS) on Nokia Lumia?

I often forget writing down the time when arriving at a customer's home, or leaving it, so that SMS and calls that were sent or received just after/before are a great help to know how much time I ...
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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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Windows phone go blank after starting up [duplicate]

Please, how do I do a soft formating of my Microsoft Lumia-535 phone to prevent loss of my data.
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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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Lumia 830 - Replace Bing images with different provider

I have Lumia 830 with Windows 10 for mobile. I use Bing wallpapers for my lock screen and I would like to replace it with a different provider (my own API). Is it possible to change the URL used for ...
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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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Good source or website for getting good quality replacement screen for Lumia 1020(909)?

I'm hoping that someone here has had experience with buying a replacement screen online for a Lumia device. I've cracked the AMOLED display panel of my Lumia 1020, though the digitizer touch is ...
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Alarms sounding although no alarm is set

My phone keeps sounding an alarm at 2 and 3 am. There is no alarm set then and is driving me crazy. I can't put in whole phone off as I need to use the real alarm to wake me up in morning. I have gone ...
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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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Start screen completely empty

Something really weird since yesterday: - The start screen is completely blank - just a search box at the top - no tiles at all - swipe left does nothing Incoming calls, messages and whatsapps are ...
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Error code 805a0193 when using Store

My Lumia 535 is failing to download apps or even install them, instead it gives me an error code 805a0193. I have been trying for the past 2 days now. How can I fix this?
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Microsoft Lumia

I am not able to update apps in my Windows phone. When I go to store it is showing error. I am not able to back up also. If I reset my phone I will lose my contacts & messages. Help me please.
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about blocked incoming calls and sms

I want to ask how can we block some number permanently in windows Lumia phone 525 such that its not even visible in blocked messages and calls.I even don't want caller calls and messages in blocked.
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What diagnostic tools are available on fully updated Windows 10 Mobile Nokia/Windows Lumia 950XL Phone?

I'm experiencing challenges on my Lumia 950XL. Getting silly now due to no dynamic Microsoft support. I need to diagnose my camera(s). My video no longer functions (no called parties 'see' me) using ...
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Windows Live ID Account Login Problem

I have an HTC HD7 which had been sitting in my drawer for 4 years, it's running Windows Phone 7.8 and I want to install some apps on it through the Marketplace app but it requires me to sign in with a ...
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How long will a Lumia 640 function without updates?

Okay, I've tried Android, and it sucks. Since I primarily use my Lumia 640LTE WP8.1 for Talking, Texting, Email & occasional websurfing, a lack of updates to popular apps I don't use does not ...

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