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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 transfer Windows Phone 7 apps to Windows Phone 8?

I have used my windows phone 7 for last 2 years and yesterday placed an order for Nokia Lumia 920 (phone 8). How can I transfer all of my apps to my new phone? (Is there a thing like if I sign in ...
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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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Does Windows Phone 8 support mass storage mode?

My experience with Windows Phone has been limited to the Lumia 610, so I was not surprised when the phone could not connect to the PC in mass storage mode (as far as I can tell, this feature is not ...
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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 categorize my videos?

I have a lot of educational videos. Right now it shows them in a huge list, which is hard to browse. How can I organize them to make them easier to browse? Is there a way to make categories, ...
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How to set the mobile network's highest connection speed?

This is for people who are already using Windows Phone 8 devices. Is it possible to specify your mobile network connection speed to be 2G only or 3G only? The only available options I had on my Lumia ...
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How can I stream music stored on my computer to my phone?

On my Android Phone, I use Google Play Music. I install an app on my computer that syncs my music with Google's cloud. On my phone, I can listen to this music whenever it is connected to the internet. ...
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If "46 of the top 50" mobile apps are on Windows Phone 8, what are the other 4?

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that "46 of the top 50" mobile apps are on Windows Phone 8. What are these top 50 apps, and which 4 are missing from WP8?
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What is the significance of WP8 using the NT kernel for end-users and app developers?

Journalists often mention that Windows Phone 8 runs the NT kernel. What is the significance of the switch to the NT kernel for end-users (i.e. better performance, more hardware supported, etc.) and ...
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What's the ultimate reason that Windows Phone 8 cannot run on current phones?

I know current phones do not have hardware supports for NFC and SD card, but what prevents them from running Internet Explorer 10? Is there no way to port the NT kernel to the current phones?
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Does Windows Phone have any call control options?

A tech blog I read a couple weeks ago did a comparison between Windows Phone, Android and iOS. It mentioned that Windows Phone had some limited call control options. Is this actually the case, or ...
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WinPhone 7.5 apps in WinPhone 8

Does anybody know if Windows Phone 7.5 applications are going to be compatible with Windows Phone 8? Thank you in advance
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When will Windows Phone 8 be released?

I've heard that Windows Phone 8 has been confirmed, but I'm interested to know when we will see phones with Windows phone 8 installed?
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Where is the 'unread notifications queue'?

This happened - I was in living room and I heard sound of my phone from some other room. I was watching TV so I checked the phone after a while. But there was nothing on the lock screen of the phone ...

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