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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unable to install app out from marketplace

I'm a new guy on windows phone environment, and I wonder why I can't install another app out from marketplace. And I also try to develop an app for windows phone after finished I put the xap file from ...
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App to test WiFi signal strength

I'm looking for a way to map my network dead spots. Are there any marketplace apps that display a signal strength meter to assist in something like this? I've looked at TestMyNet but it only seems to ...
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Where can I find good tutorials for windows phone? [closed]

I have been searching online for a while now to find a suitable site to learn windows phone development. Can anyone suggest a site? Thank You!
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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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How are paid for apps/licences transferred to a new phone?

I have a paid for app with a hefty licence fee recently purchased but now on a defunct phone. Can I transfer the licence to my new phone? What's the procedure for apps in general? And what about my ...
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Why do I appear as one of my own contacts in Gchat, twice?

I appear twice as a contact in Gchat. I'm not sure if I am suppose to be there at all, let alone twice. I do not appear as my own contact in the GMail webpage. There isn't any way to delete contact ...
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transferring chat history from phone app to computer

I'm about to buy my first smartphone. I'm considering one with a Windows OS. At the risk of sounding ignorant - is it possible to transfer chat history (and other such data) from the GTalk/Skype/...
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How often does a background task run?

Is it possible to find out how often a background task runs for an installed application? I would like to get an idea about how much work some of my apps are doing in the background.
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How to see twitter trends from the twitter app once an account has been used to login?

Install the twitter app. (at version 1.3.0.0 on 4th June 2012) Launch the app. -There will be sections called top tweets, trends, suggested and nearby if you swipe horizontally. -Below the app, there ...
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how to install citrix client on windows 7.5?

Just wondering if anyone had experience on installing the citrix client on the windows 7.5? If yes, can some one please share their experience on how to do it step by step? I already searched for it ...
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Are there good SSH clients available?

I'm wondering about picking up LG Quantum to replace my HTC Vision, but I need my phone to do one thing flawlessly - be an remote SSH terminal. My question is, are there good SSH clients for Windows ...
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Russian translator that doesn't need data services

Is there an app that would help me translating words from Russian to English when I travel? Ideally I would make a picture and it would translate it for me, but I'd be happy with an app that let me ...
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What is the difference between the Nokia TuneIn Radio app and the official one?

Nokia's got it's own "copy" of TuneIn Radio (with Nokia as the publisher). It looks identical, but does have a higher version number than the regular/official version. (2.2 vs 2.1). Release dates ...
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How can I add my email address to the dictionary?

It would be good to be able to add words & phrases to the dictionary e.g. my email address (which I am having to input a lot) I know you can add a word if it gets a red squiggle and a + sign, but ...
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How do we save WhatsApp Conversations?

I have a question regarding WhatsApp. Is there a possibility to save WhatsApp conversations/history?
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Can Samsung Windows Phones use the Swype keyboard interface?

Samsung is known for pioneering Swype in its own and Android smartphones. Its an efficient way to do keyboard input. On my Samsung Focus S, is there anyway to enable a Swype keyboard?
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What can be backed up?

I just read this Q: How can I backup my SMS I am curious about what any other thing IS or IS NOT possible to back up in my phone? I expect a list of things that CAN be backed up a list of those ...
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Why I can´t find/download this app from marketplace?

I found this app on stackapps.com - https://stackapps.com/questions/1942/overflow7-stack-exchange-sites-on-windows-phone-7 But when I click on link to download it, Zune launches with app page and ...
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Is it possible to categorize the app list?

Now with hundreds of apps in my device, it's really a pain to find an app. Sometimes I don't know its name, which makes it difficult to search. Is there a way to group the apps in my device? Somewhat ...
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What are the best apps for kids out there [closed]

I have two small kids and I am always looking for good apps for 2-4 year olds. My favorite ones so far are the Sesame Street book applications and Color Sprouts. Can you recommend something?
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How do I tell how much space my applications use

My phone is usually pretty full and I don't really have much music or photos on it, so most of the space is used by probably over 100 applications I have installed. Is there a way to see which ...
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Is there a Pandora client for Windows Phone 7?

Loved the Pandora client application on my Android and iPhone devices. Didn't see one on Windows Phone 7. Is it called something different by chance?

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