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Questions tagged [apps]

Apps are software you download from the official marketplace. Use the tag when you are looking for one that will solve a specific problem.

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How to restore the Lumia 1020 with native applications and Windows 8.0?

I updated my Lumia 1020 with Windows 8.1 and came across the error 80072f8f. I searched solutions for this error and I opted for the hard reset. However the native applications were uninstalled. I ...
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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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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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How can I identify all background apps currently running?

My battery drain has jumped from 2.3% per hour to 6.1% per hour and the screenn is as dim as I can possibly make it and only WiFi and Cellular are currently running. Essentially nothing has changed ...
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Cannot install Asphalt 8 from the Store

When I type "Asphalt 8" in the Windows Phone Store, only "Asphalt Hack" is returned, not the game. When I clicked on a link for Asphalt 8 from the website, it took me to the store, but displayed an ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any OTP app available?

I need an app that can generate One Time Passwords so that I can log in to my Microsoft account and my Google account without having to wait for a text. Google wants me to download their iOS app "...
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Does Spotify support Windows Phone?

I've heard that Windows Phone lacks a lot of apps. Do Spotify have a Windows Phone app?
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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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Why cannot I install Lumia Video Trimmer on Lumia 435?

I am using Lumia 435 Dual SIM with Lumia Denim Update 2. When I open a video that I have filmed using Lumia Camera, I am suggested to install Lumia Video Trimmer (fig. 1). But, when I go to Store, it ...
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Uninstalled an application but the store shows it as still installed. How can I reinstall it?

I updated to the latest Windows Phone 10 Technical preview. In the process I lost all of the application data that I had stored on my SD card and need to reinstall my apps. I removed the applications ...
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How to get an app off the recent list when sharing files?

When sharing files, recently used apps are supposed to be listed at the top, under the "recent" heading, with the rest below, under "more". My problem is that the "recent" list includes an app (...
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Unable to install some apps from memory card

I brought a new Lumia that runs Windows Phone 8 and now I am trying to install apps by manually downloading them and then installing it through the SD card (Store > SD card). I have installed some of ...
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Problem with Vietnamese keyboard on non-Microsoft applications

I am using a Lumia 640XL running Window 10, version 1607, OS build 10.0.14356.1000. I've got a problem with the keyboard. I can only type within Microsoft apps (such as Messaging, Edge etc.) but I ...
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No apps will open except Internet Explorer

I have a Nokia Lumia 630 with Windows Phone 8.1. Since last night, the only app that will open is Internet Explorer. When I try to open Phone, Messaging, or any other app, it just flashes back to the ...
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Health & Fitness stores bicycling workout as a run

I've started using my bicycle get to work and I thought let's try out MSN Health & Fitness. I got on my bike, started the app and did the following: Clicked GPS Tracker Selected Bicyling Clicked ...
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“Action Needed” app won't install to phone after removing faulty SD card

I have a Nokia Lumia 530, and I tried installing the app Trivia Crack to it. It's nothing wrong with the app itself, but the problem is that I had a faulty MicroSD card. So I did what people did when ...
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Why is my weather app slow to update?

My weather app is usually quite inaccurate. It always feels like it's hours behind. Currently, the app reports this: But if I head over to AccuWeather, where the app is supposedly getting its data, ...
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Free Book Nook - where to find the downloaded books?

I got an app called Free Book Nook and I downloaded 3 free books to my phone, but have no clue where these books are placed. Also the app doesn't tell where to find them. I already looked in office, ...
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Lumia 820 / Black update / Glance

Recently I have my Lumia 820 updated to Black, unfortunately Glance is nowhere to be found in settings; I've tried restarting and rebooting the phone but to no avail; I've also purchased and installed ...
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Does Windows Phone provide a better interface to ID3 tags?

I am a freak who likes to keep things organized. I have spent past year collecting accurate information for my song collection (i.e. info on Singer, Contributing Artists, Album, Year, Songwriter, ...
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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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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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Songs wont display on free mp3 downloader app on lumia 500

I'm having issues with my downloaded music app on my Nokia Lumia 500 , It has worked well in the past but over the last few days my playlists have disappeared and now none of the songs are showing ! ...
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i can't pin anything to start

I am not able to pin any app from the right hand list to the start screen. I tap and hold the app and the white "pin to start" option appears but nothing happens when I hit it. Help!
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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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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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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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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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VirtualMachine or DualBoot

Setting up a VM environment to run WinPhone as an emulated OS is easy - but what about the other way around? Since the architecture of mobile devices is ARM, shouldn't it be possible to dual boot the ...
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Windows phone apps memory path on phone

I can't find the location of the windows phone app files on my phone. I can find the location in my computer (C:/...), which is synced. But can't find it in the phone. The reason why I'm asking this ...
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can't access apps on nokia lumia 520

Why do I suddenly loose access to the apps I have downloaded? It started with Trivia Crack, and now Facebook. There are no required updates pending.
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Unable to download apps

I've had a Nokia Lumia 635 for a few feeks now and everything was going smoothly until I couldn't download apps anymore. I try to download one and it's in progress, but it doesn't complete. What can I ...
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Reading app that shows footnotes on the bottom of the page in fb2 documents

I am used to read footnotes on the same page with a reference, so I see the context and don't have to tap a small number to read a footnote. Is there an app that shows footnotes on the bottom of the ...
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Windows Phone 7.8 (LG QUANTUM) Cannot access marketplace

i have a LG Quantum Windows Phone, and i can't access the marketplace. It tells me to download the refresh marketplace app, but i can't download the app either.