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A version of Windows Phone with the Windows NT kernel. Windows Phone 7 is not compatible with Windows Phone 8 apps.

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How to disable the automatic space after typing a word?

I remember that I have set this before resetting my phone, but now I can't find it anymore. I don't want there to a be a space automatically inserted after I choose one of the suggested words. I ...
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How can i identity contacts in memory wise?

How can i identify a contact whether it belongs to sim memory or phone memory? Also what is the default storage location for newly created contacts?(on my hand :Lumia 525,8.0) ?
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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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Restoring lock screen password entry keyboard to numeric

Background I used to have numeric lock screen password. The virtual keyboard was the numeric phone dialing keyboard with big keys. All was peachy, I could keep the phone to lock in 30 seconds because ...
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What Does Microsoft Office Have on WP8 that it doesn't on 7.5?

I'm deciding whether to upgrade now to a Windows Phone 8, and if there are major improvements to the implementation of Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote), then that will ...
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how to solve code error 800704CF

I cant download any applications I even kept on making new Microsoft account but still I can't download everytime it show error code
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Is Chrome available on Windows Phone 8?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and really want to use Chrome. There seem to be a few knock-off versions of Chrome on the Windows Store. Is there an official version?
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Block messages from advertisement or organisations (Non-digit sender id)

I'm getting messages from organisations or websites who does not have a phone number. I mean messages from TD-MAN, LM-058457 etc. Is there any way to block messages from these sources. I'm from India.
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Can't acess internet

.My new page plus Lumia 822 won't let me access the internet,it keeps telling me to disable airplane mode. The phone shows it being off, this phone is new.The phone has stock 8.0 operating system.
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Where does WhatsApp store backups in windows phone 8?

In the WhatsApp settings menu there is a "backup" option. I would like to know where this backup will be stored in the phone. Is it possible to restore this backup?
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Increasing Others Storage Memory

When I was updated to GDR-3 and all my applications were re-installed the Others in Storage Check was around 600 MB. But last week I uninstalled a game of 800 MB and streamed videos. After a day the ...
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Player with changeable speed

I need to find an audio player app that can change the playback speed (slower and faster). Does anyone know an app that can do this?
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How to install Windows Phone 7 on a Windows Phone 8 device?

I'm a fan of Windows Phone 7. Is it possible to downgrade a Windows Phone 8 device to Windows Phone 7? I got a Nokia Lumia 930.
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Using WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8.0

Recently, when trying to use WhatsApp on my Samsung Ativ S, I get a message saying that as of Jan 18, 2018 WhatsApp will no longer be working on Windows Phone 8.0. When exiting the message, I can use ...
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How to clean space after update?

I recently updated my Windows Phone 8 firmware but I noticed that it didn't clean the memory. I have 12 Gb of used space under "others". And I have no idea what's in there. Plus, I have 9 Gb of ...
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How to install Windows 10 Mobile with recovery tool?

I have a Lumia 640 that ran Windows Phone 8.1 and I updated it to Windows 10 Mobile. I dropped the phone and the system refused to start and I reinstalled it using recovery tool, but it installed an ...
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How can I upgrade Windows Phone 8.0 to 8.1

I'm using a Nokia Lumia 525, Windows Phone 8.0. But I want to upgrade to 8.1. How do I upgrade, should I go to Nokia Service center? Is it not possible to upgrade myself (using only mobile data ...
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Signal boosting capability of Windows Phone 8.0

I found an interesting app in Windows Phone Store to boost the signal strength of the phone and help to increase network bandwidth too. Does the windows phone has the capability of boosting signal?
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How can I remotely lock and erase phone data?

How can I lock, and erase all my Windows Phone 8 device, if it was stolen or forgotten somewhere?
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Supported video formats

What are the type of video formats (without the help of additional video players/apps) supported by Windows Phone other than .3gp and .mp4?
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How to explore all file of windows phone in desktop PC?

The application iFunBox allows the apple product users to view all their files and folders (even the root folders and etc.) of iPhone/iPad/iPod in desktop(either in windows or mac) machine. Here you ...
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Enable download of games

Using Windows Phone 8 on a Nokia Lumia 920. When I attempt to download a game, I get the error message: "My Family settings for your account prevent you from downloading this item. Your parent can ...
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New Nokia Phones in bad reception areas

So me and few friends at work use to have a Nokia Lumia 900 using at&t. The area where I work didn't have the best coverage, maybe 2 bars of LTE outside and when on the first floor of the ...
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How can I get Yahoo Mail Mobile App for my Nokia Lumia 720?

Yahoo says the Mail App that came with my Nokia Lumia 720 is not secure enough, that I should get the most secure Mobile Mail App from Google App Store
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Reset windows phone 8 wallet pin

So it looks like windows store and wallet have a pin. It seems that they forgot to give you a method to reset this pin. Is there a way to reset it? I can't find anything on the Microsoft account ...
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How can i restart an unresponsive app?

I'm trying to set up Mayhem Remote, and it's stuck trying to connect to my computer. I want to restart the app, but I can't find a way of doing so. Pressing back, windows, or search suspends the app ...
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How does a Windows 8 Phone integrate with Windows 8 or 8.1?

For someone who has a Windows 8.1 device (laptop) as well as a Surface Pro, are there any unique features of the Windows 8 phone that would create a more unified experience between all of the devices? ...
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How to read PDF files with text reflow

Adobe Reader for Pocket PC 2.0 had a powerful text "Reflow" feature to wrap text at the screen boundary to enable reading on small screens. The current readers for Windows Phone 8 do not seem to have ...
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Where is my internet sharing in Windows Phone Black update?

I have the Nokia Lumia 620 and applied the black update for Windows Phone 8. Now my internet sharing is gone! How do I get it back?
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How to cancel photo upload?

I accidentally chose all photos in my phone and told my phone to upload them to OneDrive. Actually I wanted to upload only a few photos because the others are already uploaded, so I tried to cancel ...
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Can the Lumia 920 sync with Windows 7 over Bluetooth?

I've had my Lumia 920 connected via USB to sync just fine, but I'd much rather connect it via Bluetooth. So far though, I haven't found an option in the software. Is this even possible? If so, what's ...
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How to browse a Windows Phone 8 device on OS X?

On Windows you can plug in and browse (and modify) your Windows Phone 8 device using the file explorer. OS X doesn't support the MTP protocol so you cannot browse it using Finder. I have tried both ...
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Global Mute in Windows Phone 8

There's some times I want my Windows Phone to be completely silent - disable all ringtones, alert sounds, and app sounds/music. It's easy enough to set the phone to vibrate only for alerts/rings, but ...
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how to install apps onto windows phone via sd card

I have tried out the guide given on the official windows phone site and looked into various question posted on this site for that matter, however I'm still failing to do an offline install of windows ...
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Live tiles stopped working

I have myself, my photos, and a friend pinned to my start. The tiles used to rotate photos, but I forgot my wallet pin, did a reset, and now those tiles don't update (my 'weather view' app tile does ...
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Transfering contacts from an iPhone

Until I can get my hands on a CardDAV client application, I need to transfer my contacts from iOS or OS X to my Lumia 920. How can I do this without uploading my contacts to Outlook/Hotmail/Gmail or ...
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Music from SD card is not visible unless it's copied via cable connection to the phone

I'm using Lumia 520, and I have an SDHC card. I've noticed a strange thing. I managed to see the music in the built-in Music app after copying my MP3s to [SDcard]/Music (or a subfolder), but only if ...
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How to find the password of a WiFi network?

My phone (a Nokia Lumia 520) is connected to a WiFI network but I've forgotten the password. Is there any way I can get the password of the wifi network that I am currently connected to?
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FTP client in Windows Phone 7.8 or Windows Phone 8

Uploading and downloading files is quite a necessity for me. Since at most times, a very minor editing is required, so having an application on mobile will ease the process a lot. I have a Nokia ...
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Can I influence the time that the lockscreen updates?

After I already had problems with the lockscreen on my old HTC 7 Trophy with the 7.8 update, I finally switched over to a Lumia 920. Now I am facing a different problem with the bing-image-of-the-day-...
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Yahoo mail keeps asking for my password

I have two Yahoo mail accounts setup on my Mail app on my Lumia 925. My phone is about a month old now, and I have intermittent problems with my Yahoo mail accounts. Once in a while, when I open the ...
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Touch screen in Lumia 535

My device is a Lumia 535. I have had this problem since I bought this mobile. The touch screen makes random and unwanted clicks. This makes it difficult to type or do some work. This usually when my ...
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Inquiry over stability of WP 10 on an htc 8s

If I download a ''Developer Preview App'' on my htc 8s and check for an update in Feb 2016 am I still going to get windows 8.1 or find that the only update available is windows 10, and if so should i ...
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Windows Phone 8's Onedrive auto upload size threshold?

I have yet to find a description of the file size threshold at which WP8 Onedrive requires Wi-Fi. What is this threshold, and how can I change it? I am not opposed to hacking if necessary.
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display+touch and network+ do not open on lumia 520

In settings, display+touch and network+ are not opening on my Lumia 520. I bought this phone from showroom with Update 2. It has "OS version: 8.0.10327.77 or 8.0.10328.78".
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How do I store voicemail password on WP8?

I would like to store my voicemail password on Windows Phone 8. Is this possible?
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How to remove browser "home page" - att.yahoo.com

I am running Windows Phone 8.0 on a Nokia 820 and I'm finding it has this annoying "att.yahoo.com" web browser "home page," for lack of a better word, and this is with the default IE browser. I've ...
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Updating Windows Phone 8.X on slow WiFi

I have a WiFi internet connection through a proxy with several limitations. The connection reaches 70kbps on certain hours of the day, but it is mostly about 20kbps. The proxy is also configured to ...
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Why are my camera roll photos not synching in the original resolution?

I have a Nokia Lumia 822 that started off working really well and then started freezing up once or more a day. Verizon shipped me a new phone but now my photos that are synced via OneDrive are no ...
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How to create large tiles for Phone and messaging app?

I have a new Lumia phone running Windows phone 8. This is supposed to be a PHONE and I am supposed to be able to send TEXTS. Where were the large icons for these activities? I could find candy crush ...

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