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Any trick to backup non-Xbox games data

Most of the Xbox-labeled games has a pretty decent way to backup their data (or at least the game progress). On the other hand those who don't have any Xbox label lack of this kind of feature (e.g. ...
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Backup Contacts

I am trying to backup my contacts for my HTC Arrive. The phone is getting replaced because the USB port is no longer working. I tried syncing my contacts to my hotmail account, but it is not giving ...
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Where does Windows 10 Mobile store SMS messages?

I'm trying to sync text messages between Android and Windows 10 Mobile, or at least have a solution to move them from Android to W10M and preserve all formatting. (My main device is Android, but I ...
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Photos do not back up to OneDrive

Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Denim. I have three Windows Phones (all 8.1) and two of them back up photos to OneDrive, but one does not. I have of course turned on this feature, and I only connect via ...
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Can't backup WhatsApp on Onedrive

Could not backup WhatsApp on Onedrive with a Lumia 530 phone. Any possible solutions ?
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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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I can't backup my settings (and apps)

When I try to backup my settings on my Lumia 830 running WP 8.1 GDR2, after the upload bar reaches 100%, I always get the message: "There was a problem backing up your settings. Try again later." ...
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Is there anyway to find Whatsapp backup in a Windows Phone with no SD Card?

I don't know where my backup is stored in my Lumia 930. It doesn't have SD Card but the app is still able to make backups. I'm pretty sure the back ups can't go anywhere else but my phone, still I ...
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Back up contacts, including profile pictures

Lumia 930 with WP8.1 Is there an app that backs up contacts including each contact's photo? I tried some apps but when I open the saved contact file (*.vcf) in Windows desktop, there is no picture.
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Accidentally deleted important SMS on Lumia 625, how can i get it back? [duplicate]

I've accidentally deleted an important sms from my Nokia Lumia 625. Anyone has an idea of how to recover it?
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How to backup Lumia 930 without screen?

I have a Nokia Lumia 930 which has a broken screen. I want to perform backup but my computer doesn't recognize the phone over USB. How can I backup my phone? Thank you
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SD Card corrupt

I get for quite some time message my SD card is corrupt. So what I did: Made a backup of my SD card Put the files back However, I noticed only the data is restored, all apps are gone ... is there a ...
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How to back up ringtones on cloud in windows 10 mobile?

I have many custom ringtones from many apps some of which have been pulled from the store while some ringtones belong to deleted audio files. So, is there anyway that I can get those ringtones backed ...
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I accidentally deleted the saved pictures album [duplicate]

I deleted saved picture album by mistake from my Lumia 820. Can I return it back with Zune app or something other ways? Btw I didn't activate the OneDrive service before deleting the album.
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What can be backed up with Windows Phone 8.x?

Similar: What can be backed up? I've read the above question, but the information is over two years old and doesn't specify a phone OS version. I'd like to see an updated list here, specifically for ...
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How can I view/read/extract a file in .db file format?

My phone data back up is appearing in .db file format. (Ex - contact.db, sms.db, calendar.db). Is there any way I can view/extract the data since the Restore option on my new phone is not picking up ...
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very important text messages microsoft lumia 535

I had to do a factory reset on my Lumia 535. I dont think I backed anything up as I had no contact and backup app. If my text messages were saved to the cloud etc where would they be or what other ...
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How do I reset to factory settings on my Lumia 950? [duplicate]

I was stuck at 21% in my restore with a new Lumia 950. I kept getting this message box with two buttons "Don't Restore" and "Try Again". The message ends with: "...If you tap Don't restore, you won't ...
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Backup Library albums on onedrive [duplicate]

How can I backup other albums in my PC library other than Camera Roll??

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