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How to update my Windows Phone from 8 to 8.1

I want to update my Windows Phone from 8 to 8.1 but it takes forever to download. I have waited for it to download for three days but still no update takes place.
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other ways to update windows 8.1

Is there no other way to download the update. I really need to download the update. I have been trying to download it for over a month now but it's still not working
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What does Cortana's “Give me flight updates only” option do?

When Cortana asks if I want to track a flight as a trip, she gives the option to "Give me flight updates only" as an alternative to choosing yes. However, as far as I can tell, the way she saves trips ...
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Lumia 640XL Storage never finishes to show the app list with size

My Lumia 640XL only has 260MB free on phone. The micro SD 64Gb almost half free. The phone is misbehaving. Some apps shows no memory available, the camera does not display button to take photos, and a ...
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Videos are not showing through filemanager which was downloaded through uc broswer

I have Windows lumia 630 (8.1 update) updated UC browser & tube mate also, videos also downloads but thing is these videos are not searchable from file manager in either the Memory card or in ...
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Lumia 635 Podcast Downloads Keep Resetting

I keep having problems trying to download podcasts using either the built in Windows 8.1 podcast app or Castcenter (I have also tried others with the same problem but I can't name them off the top of ...
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Release date of Windows 10 Mobile

I'm just curious. Is the date of update to Windows 10 known? I've just bought new phone with Windows Phone 8.1 and seller told me that I need to be prepared for update. Will Windows 10 be heavier then ...
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What does memory dump feature in WP8.1 apply to? (Debug feedback)

There is a feature in "Settings/feedback/Save debug info" option in the phone settings: If I turn this on, and I start a custom developed application that let's say crashes at some point, the phone ...
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Export phone application to computer?

So I have a Lumia 930 with WP8.1 Update 1. I have an application installed on it that I would like to export (copy) to my PC. How can I do this? Edit: For clarification, it's not a store app, I ...
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How can I list/manage the currently installed certificates on Lumia 930?

So I would like to see all default and additional certificates on my Lumia 930 with WP8.1 Update 1. I did not find any menu in settings where I could list / add / delete certificates. Just for ...
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Unable to turn on WiFi on Nokia Lumia 920

i have a Nokia Lumia 920 i just got it since two days ago, originally it came with WP8 and i upgraded it to WP8.1 then my WIFI settings stopped working, by stopped working i mean: When i go to: Menu -...
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Glance screen background is not showing

I set background to the glance screen using Glance kBackground app. But from last 2 weeks, it's not showing.
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Lumia 530 (Denim) don't turn off WiFi when screen goes to standby

I've run into some strange behaviour. I connected my new Lumia 530 to Whatsapp Web so that I can chat on WhatsApp from my computer. However, every time the phone goes in standby, connection is lost - ...
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What are those *.nar, *.thm and *.tnl files in my Pictures folder? Can delete them?

See picture below: I saw this file when I browse to my Pictures folder via USB. I can imagine that the file suffixed with _Rich.nar is related with the Rich Capture feature in Lumia Camera 5 and the ...
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Clean up WhatsApp cache

Is there any way to clean up the cache used by WhatsApp other than reinstalling? Because lots of audio messages and voice recordings made my WhatsApp Data size much bigger (Around 700 MB).
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Upside down glance screen

Found that, sometimes my glance screen getting displayed upside down, interestingly sometimes mirrored view of the same and blinking of glance screen some other times. I'm using glance screen ...
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Maximum timeout for required password is reduced to 3 minutes

It was 30 mins for required password timeout that I set few months ago. Yesterday I noticed that phone got locked each 3 minutes and required password settings has only 4 options (each time, 30 sec, 1 ...
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How can I change my phone's name? [duplicate]

I've just recovered a backup in a new phone. As you can see the name was recovered from backup so I have some discrepancy. How can I change the phone's name ?
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How can I block calls from withheld numbers?

There used to be the Call + SMS filter that I used to use, but now that the Denim update has been rolled out, it is no longer available, so is there another option for blocking the barrage of ...
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What happen if I try to restore a bigger backup in a different phone?

I have a Lumia 920 32GB and just bought a Lumia 830 16GB internal memory but I can increase up to 128GB with an SD card. My question is: When I start the setup of the new phone it will start to ...
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Why doesn't my phone find the new update?

My phone's OS version is 8.10.12397.895 and according to the Update History there is a newer version, the Windows 8.1 Update. I want to update my phone, so I went to Settings>Phone Update>Check for ...
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Why does my custom text message ringtone stop playing?

Recently I've changed the ringtone for text messages for some of my contacts. The new ringtone has a playtime of 11 seconds. However, when I receive text messages, the ringtone stops playing after ~5 ...
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Why apps not allowed to run in background show battery consumption?

I was playing with Battery Saver when I realized that some apps that are not allowed to run in background (they even don't have the option) are shown as they used battery in background. As you ...
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How to remove a suggested email that shows in “To” field?

I was showing to my daughter that you can send emails by appending "+something" just before the "@". Unfortunately Windows Phone is remembering this bogus e-mail I had type and suggest every time I ...
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How do I update to Windows Phone 8.1 Update to enable Cortana in Australia?

How do I update my phone to Windows Phone 8.1 Update (version 8.10.14214.329 or higher) in order to enable Cortana in Australia? I'm currently running version 8.10.12397.895.
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How to manually refresh xbox music song library/index list in windows phone

My default music player stops playing songs at the ending of a song even after i selected a playlist of more than 1 songs. Because of this I am unable to play any songs for long time. I tried ...
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Cortanta still not work in Canada with latest Developer Preview [duplicate]

This is actually a follow up question to Cortana error "I'm sorry, but I can't speak your language" in Canada I am following Microsoft's document http://www.windowsphone.com/en-ca/...
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Share WLAN networks I select

In my WLAN Sense application there is a choice named Share WLAN networks I select. What does it exactly mean? I Googled the phrase and could not find anyone who mentions it.
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Redirect network traffic to certain connection

Is it possible I can control my certain apps to use my own data plan even I have an active WIFI connection? The reason I ask the question is that I use my phone to hook up my company's exchange ...
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Unable to check for updates on windows phone 8.1, error code 80072efd

Whenever I try to update my Windows Phone I face an 80072efd (check for updates) error. How can I resolve this update error? Error Message: we are currently unable to check for updates (80072efd)
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Why the update 1 is not available?

I have Nokia Lumia 635 with WP 8.1, version 8.10.12397.895. When I try Phone update it states that my system is in actual state and no updates are available. I have read that Update 1 should be ...
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Camera stopped working after updating to WP 8.1 GDR 1 DP

My Camera does not launch after updates to WP 8.1 GDR 1(Update 1) Things i tried : 1) Used all three apps[Nokia Camera, Nokia Camera Beta and Microsoft Camera] 2) Soft reset 3) Reset camera in ...
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Temporary file on opening .xap file and can't recover

I opened .xap file using File app, but nothing happened just lost size of app from phone memory. It's showing as temporary files in Storage Check. Tried clean that up with Storage Check and Storage ...
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What's the difference between App Corner and Kids Corner?

In WP 8.1 Update 1, App Corner is introduced. It sounds a lot like Kids Corner to me. To my surprise Kids Corner is still available in update 1 along with the new App Corner? What's the differences ...
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How to open OneNote notebook from OneDrive group?

I have updated to Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 through developer preview and now I can't open notebooks that are part of OneDrive group. In previous versions of Windows Phone I used to browse to the ...
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How to create an App Corner?

In Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 there's a new feature called "app corner" where you can put apps like in the Kids Corner. I'm unable to find it on my Nokia Lumia 930 with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1. ...
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How to update to Windows Phone 8.1 update 1?

I've seen that some users have downloaded Update 1 (GDR 1) for Windows Phone 8.1. I have a Nokia Lumia 930. How to I get Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 on my Nokia Lumia 930?
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Proxy authentication bug on Wp 8.1 GDR1

I have a Lumia 925 with Dev Preview enabled and updated to GDR1. In my workplace we use authenticated proxy to connect to the internet through wi-fi. I set up the proxy server and the port on the ...
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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 ...