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Does Windows Phone support app widgets?

Does Windows Phone support app widgets like Android phones do?
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WhatsApp and other main apps not showing

I'm using Microsoft Lumia 540. Around 4 hrs ago my phone got switched off due to low battery but after switching it on I can't see most of the apps. All the apps which were in the start screen are ...
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Restoring game progress from SD card

My mother's wish was to continue to play Candy Crush Saga on her Nokia Lumia 735, WP 8.1 Update 2. She has played the game for over a year. I made a copy of her old SD card, put the contents onto a ...
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Instagram official app

Is there a definite way to get the OFFICIAL Instagram app not the unofficial app on Windows 10 Mobile? Because in the Microsoft store all I find is the unofficial one and I can get it on my Windows 10 ...
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Is there a software update for Lumia 635 running WP 8.1?

I have been given this phone and I can't download apps like Skype or even update my Facebook or Messenger apps. What can I do to fix this issue?
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Hard reset and now I've lost an app - which is no longer on MS Store

As subject - I did a hard reset and I've completely lost an app. I backed up before the reset, but because the app is no longer in the store, it won't restore. Is there any way to restore the app? It'...
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I want to download apps on my Windows Phone but it keep on saying can't install, due to my account my family settings [duplicate]

I want to download apps but keep on saying cant download it due to my account my family settings. Any answers would be appreciated and taken into consideration. Thank you for your time!
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What are some good progressive web apps (PWA)?

I found out about progressive web apps (PWA), specifically for Google Maps from https://thenextweb.com/apps/2017/12/14/googles-lightweight-maps-go-is-just-a-progressive-web-app-heres-how-to-try-it/. I ...
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Installed apps are shown as Pending and are not accessible

Yesterday my Lumia 640 (running Windows 10 Mobile 1703) restarted several times in the off-hours. I was thinking it just installs updates, but as far as I can tell there were no updates installed. ...
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I have been using the store to download,ever since i restarted my phone i can't download.it want me to change family setting [duplicate]

I want to download...when ever am trying my phone tells me to go to www.windowsphone.com/my family and sign in with my account to change the setting but I can not find the setting and I don't know ...
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How to activate sound alarms for the Katwarn app?

How do I activate sound alarms for the Katwarn app? At the moment the app only shows notifications, which you will miss if you don't check your phone regularly.
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Family required to download apps on Windows Phone

So I just got this Windows Phone from my brother, who got it from his girlfriends but I can't download any apps. It keeps telling me to set up My Family before I can download anything like Twitter or ...
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Why can't I reinstall formerly purchased App (Mindapp)?

I found that the app "Mindapp" disappeared from the Windows store and my library. On iphone/ipad I am used to that I can still reinstall an App even if the App gets deleted from the store. The app is ...
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Gestures Beta app stopped working?

I was using Gestures Beta on my phone for a long time, one day it just stopped responding.How can I make this thing work again ? I tried reinstalling the application but still, no response..! So, How ...
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Apps disappeared from start screen Lumia 640xl updated to win10

Weeks ago I had arranged the tiles on my start screen with all the apps and shortcuts I require the most. Yesterday morning the start screen looked totally different like, empty spaces between the ...
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Free app for playing movies with subtitle

Is there a good free movie player (MP4), which can display subtitle on windows phone 10 ? If there is no free one, what player do you suggest me to buy?
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Any way to remove “adding finishing details” post processing on Windows 10 Camera app?

I wanna ask is there any of you here know any hack, Interop app tools tweaks or any settings, even on when you’re only Interop Unlocked or jailbroken your Windows phone to disable that pesky “Adding ...
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How to extract XAP or APPXs from apps? [duplicate]

Yes. Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile is dying, so also the apps are leaving too. That's why I want to know how to get/extract the apps on my phone (even on PCs) to be kept in either XAP or APPXs ...
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Stop Microsoft edge to open pdf file every time

I am using microsoft Lumia 640 xl and windows 10. I am facing a problem from Microsoft edge. Every time i open a pdf file edge ( system app) automatically opens and in case of heavy books it crashes ...
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How to block an app from accessing the internet?

How can I block an app from accessing the internet completely?
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Why is app incompatible with my phone?

Why is Work Item Studio app incompatible with my Lumia 920? OS version is Lumia Denim 8.10.14234.375. Is there any way to install this app. In history i have installed this app but now i can't.
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Mail & Calendar App for Windows 8.1

I need to run this app - https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/store/p/mail-and-calendar/9wzdncrfhvqm on a Lumia 525 running Windows 8.1 Is there a way to download the package and sideload it to the phone? ...
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Which app give me the option to change the shape of site tile?

I usually pin my most accessed websites on start screen. The pinned tiles take the shape of site's favicon which sometimes look ugly. Is there an app which let me change the default site tile from a ...
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What features will I miss if I move apps to SD card?

I want know to what features -in general- will I lose after moving apps from internal to external storage. I'm using SD card class 10. I'm thinking about moving some apps like Facebook, Viber, ...
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Windows Phone apps crash on startup

Sometimes apps on my Lumia 650 will crash when started. Restarting the phone does not help, neither is it a problem with installing it on the SD card etc. Most of the time a reinstall cycle will work, ...
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Getting .xap file of an installed app

I wanted to get the install file (.xap file) for a certain purpose from an installed app on my phone. My phone is Nokia Lumis 625 running Windows 10.0.14393.693 and is interop-unlocked. Any way to get ...
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Instagram Business Account

I am using lumia 540 with windows 10 latest build. I am trying to use Instagram Business Account. But i don't have option to Switch Business Account. I am not sure Business Account option is available ...
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What happens when we install apps with odd permission request?

According to my knowledge this problem not only happens in windows phone but also in android and IOS. I recently installed a bare bone news app which just shows the text and images related to a news ...
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How can I log out of Facebook Messenger?

I have a Lumia 430 Dual-SIM with Windows Phone 8.1. After some research, I came across this site, but it only give details on how to log out using Android. I then thought of uninstalling Facebook ...
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Cannot watch Youtube videos on any app

I use PerfectTube and Tubecast for watching youtube videos. Everything was working fine until yesterday. Now I can barely watch any of the videos, especially the songs. For example: I listen to this ...
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Cannot download certain apps after Windows 10 upgrade

I have a Lumia 1020. Originally it was on Windows Phone 8.1 and I did the Insider Preview to get a preview of Windows 10 Mobile. During that time, I downloaded some apps/games and they worked fine. ...
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What is the difference between Background Apps and Battery Usage By Apps?

in System>Battery>usage by apps, it states three options: Always allowed in background Managed by Windows Never allowed in background But the second setting in "background apps," Privacy>Background ...
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Problem installing Windows Phone Apps

My problem is I had some apps that won't install giving me different error codes ... I tried to fix these problems but failed so I reset my phone Apps are installing now but there are some of the ...
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Hide Apps in the Windows Store

So I know you can hide apps in the store: http://www.ghacks.net/2016/05/18/hide-windows-store-library-apps/ but, I am wondering what this actually does? As far as I can tell if I hide an app it ...
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lumia 640 xl windows 10 model mobile, sd card no showing issue

In my model Lumia 640 XL files windows 10 mobile app and Whatapp is not working and i am unable to find my SD card. i am unable to turn off my mobile. i have tried to reset the mobile also.has issue ...
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How to back up an app which is no longer on store? [duplicate]

Calc Pro, a basic MATLAB programming app, I had installed on my phone a couple of months ago. Now it is not available in store as I receive error message code 1 when I tap on the app in My Library in ...
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How do I mass move apps to SD card?

Since I updated my Lumia 730 to Windows 10 I see some apps moved back to the phone memory. I'd really like to move all apps (that can be moved) to the SD card. This was easy in WP 8.1: but I can't ...
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How to uninstall broken installation of app musictube?

i have LUMIA 532. i tried to install MUSICTUBE app from store. it showed that i downloaded it but when it comes to install it just an issue appears. now it is in list with apps but it has a message "...
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Can I set a default browsing app on windows 10?

After updating my windows phone from Windows 8.1 to 10 I see that the section for managing Apps for Website under System Settings. However I don't know or am sure if it is related with default ...
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Any Windows phone with temperature sensors?

I have BLU Win HD LTE and probably it doesn't have temperature sensors (I didn't find it in description). But do any Windows phone has them? For measure temperature around? I check Windows Store ...
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Mysterious “SFT_5055W” app downloaded automatically by the Store

An application, which I have never seen before, named "SFT_5055W" was updated automatically by the Store. Clicking on it brings me to the "Try that again" page with error code 1 and CV: M2S0/wO/...
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Stack exchange app for Windows Phone

Is there an app for the Stack Exchange network for Windows Phone? I haven't seen any in the store, but browsing the site in edge it says, "read this post in our app". If there is no app for WP, couldn'...
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Force uninstall app (by deleting app's files from SD card)

I had a faulty install of an app from Store and now I have this app in my menu, where if I launch it, nothing happens and also when I try to uninstall it, nothing happens. Now, I got the idea that (...
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Edit HDR photo format (.nar) on PC?

Are there any applications (Windows or Linux) that support the .nar format that is used by Windows Phones to store HDR images? In particular I am wondering if there are programs that allow to change ...
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How to remove unavailable app from the app list after phone restore

I have changed my Windows phone recently. When setting up the new phone I performed restore from my backup. This installs all apps you had installed on the previous phone. The problem comes with apps ...
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A system error encountered?

On my dual sim Lumia 535 (RM-1090, WP8.1) Whenever I open the adobe acrobat reader, it continues to display a notification of **A system error encountered ** very rapidly......almost 20-25 times per ...
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Some apps crash immediately, not opening at all, after Soft Navigation Bar is enabled via registry edit/hack

I'm using Microsoft Lumia 532 with w10mobile. The navigation bar hardware keys (back, home, search) of my phone are damaged. So I need the Soft Navigation Bar on my phone. But my device doesn't have ...
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Uninstall preinstalled “Word” app

I have Windows 10 Mobile and need to uninstall preinstalled Word application. Can we do that, if yes how?
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What app can bring similar feature as “Night Shift” found in iOS on Windows 10 Mobile?

There is a feature in iOS called Night Shift to reduce eye strain when viewing my phone at night. It’s also designed to get rid of that bright blue light emitted by my device at night that impacts my ...
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Am I advised to install only apps with “Built for Windows 10”?

After I upgraded my OS to Windows 10 Mobile, am I advised to install apps which holds "Built for Windows 10" slogan? Will apps without this slogan disrupt or miss with my OS in any way? How much ...