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The Windows Insider Preview program gives the community early access to new Windows 10 Mobile builds.

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Photo app album sync to Onedrive

I am running build 10549 and have made an album in the photo app. It says that the album is only local. How can I get it to sync to onedrive? Photo backup/upload is on and working.
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Windows 10 Insider Preview - Lumia 920, wifi not working after install

Last night I installed the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview (Slow) (Build 10.0.10166.0) Everything seems ok, but when I try enable the wi-fi an error popup is shown (in spanish) that say something ...
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How to move to Windows 10 when using apps on SD card?

Some months back I got the message on my Lumia 640XL that I could try/move to Windows 10. I did, but since I have all my apps on SD card and the internal memory does not have enough memory to fit all ...
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Can't install Windows Insider Preview on Lumia 530

I've been trying to get the Windows 10 Technical Preview on my Lumia 530, but after installing the Windows Insider app, selecting Insider Fast, then restarting, no updates are available according to ...
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Downgrade windows phone 10 to 8.1

I have Nokia Lumia 620 and installed the windows insider and it wont download any updates via internet. So I thought roll back to windows 8.1 The problem is it needs to download 1.5 gb and I have 512 ...
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Is Windows 10 Mobile The Same As Windows 10 IoT for Mobile

I've found conflicting documentation between the new Windows phones being called Windows 10 Mobile, or Windows 10 IoT for Mobile depending on what site or technical evangelist I'm reading. I'm ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview says my PIN is incorrect

I just installed Insider Preview. System needs PIN to be entered. I entered my PIN and phone refused it as incorrect. PIN is 100% correct. I had document related to my SIM, where I have PIN, PUKK, ...
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Not able to revert back to 8.1 after updating 10 insider preview

I upgraded my Lumia 520 to windows 10 Insider preview. Now the phone hangs a lot and its getting too slow. It also displays message of low storage space even there is lot of space left (about 3.12 gb) ...
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What means “Insider Release” and “Production” on Windows Insider app?

My Windows Insider updated and now it is showing four options: Insider Slow Insider Fast Insider Release Preview Production I'm using Insider Fast, but what about other options? If I choose Insider ...
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Crazy battery drain and heating on new Windows 10 mobile builds?

My Lumia 930 updated to the latest slow branch insider preview build last friday and since then it has been running through the battery a lot faster than before and runs a bit warmer than before even ...
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What does slow ring from Windows Insider program exactly mean?

I have chosen for Slow Ring in Windows Insider App, i do receive updates from Slow Ring when it is available. Currently my phone is showing slow ring 10.0.14342.1004 is available for download. When ...
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Install Windows 10 Mobile Build 14356 on any Lumia device (1gb & Above)

This tutorial rather a hack allows you to install latest Redstone Build 14356 on Many older Lumia devices. Many Lumia 920, 1020 and 1320 owners have been able to install the Build 14356 using the hack,...
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How to stop the insider preview builds completely on my phone?

I have a Lumia 930 running on slow ring Insider Preview. I wish to quit the program now but the only option under Settings->Windows Insider Programme is to put the builds on hold for a maximum of five ...
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What happens to data on SD card when I update

I have Windows 10 Mobile on my Nokia Lumia 720. I wish to upgrade to latest build(with the Insider app). Will my apps be erased after I upgrade? 90% of my apps, games & game data are on external ...
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Install specific insider preview build for Windows 10 Mobile

I wonder whether there is a way to access and install old preview builds for Windows Mobile 10 or to revert back to a specific version. To be more specific, the goal is to get a preview build running ...
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Windows Phone 10 on Nokia Lumia 920

Is it at all possible to install any version of Windows 10 on the Nokia Lumia 920? I can't believe this great phone is becoming useless, so I am willing to deploy preview versions or whatever else is ...
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How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones?

Now that I know when Windows 10 will be released let's go to the important thing. I'm aware that it's unfinished software different than what Developer Preview is and know it can brick my phone. How ...
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Where is the Isolated Storage located on Windows Phone?

Last year I installed a preview of Windows 10 for Phone (version 10.0.10149) on my Lumia, and it broke both WiFi and the cellular network. Thus I was not able to use the phone or update it with newer ...
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Too much pressure causes phone to beep?

Sometimes I fall asleep with my Lumia 950 XL in hand and if I happen to roll on top of it, the phone beeps me awake. (This only ever happened twice.) It uses a completely unique audio cue, lower (that ...
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Windows Phone Recovery Tool: operation ended with failure, phone keeps restarting

I tried to downgrade my Lumia 1020 from 10 to 8.1 using the Windows Phone Recovery Tool After downloading the required data, when I try to install the data my phone restarts and stops the ...
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“Windows Update” text using strange characters

I'm seeing strange characters used to render the words "Windows Update". View the screenshots below to see what I mean. Is this a known 'easter egg' from devs or is something else going on? Model: ...
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Upgrading OS from Windows Insider

What are the side-effects of downloading/updating Windows OS from Windows Insider ?
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Downgrade from Windows 10 to 8.1 “Proxy Error”

I had installed the Windows 10 Mobile preview on my Nokia Lumia 620 and now i'm using the Windows Phone Recovery Tool to downgrade to WP 8.1 but, the recovery tool shows "check proxy setting and come ...
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Camera hangs on “Saving” after taking a picture

Whenever I take a picture, the lumia camera (or just the regular camera app) always says "Saving" on the screen and I can't get rid of the text in order to take another picture. The phone does save ...
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Can't downloads keyboards in Windows 10

My Blu Win HD LTE got bricked during a hard reset yesterday. I recovered it using the WDRT tool which put it back into Win8.1 Update 2. I updated it again until I could find no more updates. While ...
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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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How to cancel Windows 10 installer update rollback?

I am using a Lumia 535. I installed Windows 10 Technical Preview. I then did a rollback to Windows 8.1. My question is: After the roll back, while restarting, it always displays the Windows 10 ...
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Windows phone upgrade to 10 stopped in middle, now the is not starting [duplicate]

while upgrading my windows phone to 10 it stopped in middle because of power problem.now i am unable to start my windows phone and even i tried to hard reset but it doesn't work.when i connect my ...
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Lumia 720 stuck at gear screen while updating to Windows 10 insider Preview

Lumia 720 repeatedly restarts and stuck at gear screen and making no progress while updating from 8.1 to 10. What to do?
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Can't get past SIM PIN screen on Lumia 1520 after installing Windows 10 preview

A new build of Windows 10 for Phones was released yesterday. I've just enabled the 'Fast testers' option through Windows Insider and after around 20 minutes it finished installing and restarted. ...
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Top level menu item “All” not available in Whatsapp

I can not see "All" top level menu item in Whatsapp. I have the latest version of Whatsapp installed: 2.16.308. on Windows developer preview. If this menu item was removed intentionally, how can I ...
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Cannot Delete Tmp File in Pictures Folder

I have this file since several months ago, and now my phone is running out of memory. The size of the file is not growing or decreasing. But, it is really annoying because it has 433Mb size and exists ...
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Windows 10 Mobile : Autocorrect option

I have been facing lots of problems after updating to Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview! While texting the autocorrect option is the worst part and I want to disable it. Can anyone help me on how ...
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Windows Device Recovery Tool 3.1.5 Proxy Issue

I am trying to rollback from Windows 10 to Windows 8.1 on my Lumia 1020 using the Windows Device Recovery Tool, but I'm receiving an error message once I click "Install Software" and agree to the ...
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Hide phone update notifications

A few days ago I installed Windows Insider (on my Lumia 521) and chose the Fast Track. So now I have a phone update that's ready to download. (I've unchecked "Automatically download updates if my data ...
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Lumia 640 XL: Trouble downloading MMS after updating to Windows 10 via Windows Insider

I've been waiting for the 10 update for my 640 xl for sometime, so I decided to take it upon myself to find out how to update it without waiting any longer. Turns out, windows insider is an app that ...
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Lock screen Buttons disappeared

I am using Microsoft Lumia 540. I updated my Lumia with insider updates from fast ring. Now my phone is showing three problems. Lock screen buttons are disappeared, that's why I am unable to input 4 ...
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Windows 10 people contact list won't update

I have now got Windows platforms for all devices (nice idea I thought) however I have now spent a lot of time sorting the people list in my PC "people" list. I thought it would automatically update my ...
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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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Not receiving Windows 10 updates

I have Nokia Lumia 720. I am a Windows Insider on Windows 10(PC) for new using features & bug fixes(mostly on Bash Shell). Of course we don't have official public Windows 10 update for Lumia 720. ...
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update stuck on windows 8.1 update 2

I have been using windows phone 8.1 update 2 being installed through windows insider app as i am upgrading to windows 10 second time. But after upgrading to windows 8.1 upgrade 2 phone update ...
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Windows 10 - Enter PIN Screen No Done Button

Just downloaded Windows 10 on my Lumia 925, can't get past enter pin screen. There is no done button and when I type the pin nothing happens.
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win 10 no butons to enter pin after win 10 upgrade

After upgrade my phone to win 10 Sim PIN shown but after acceptance of SIM PIN no digits at screen to enter pin code to unlock phone.
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Nav bar is hiding application bottom tool bar in all apps

I have a Lumia 635 with Windows 10 Mobile Version 1607 OS. build 10.0.14393.67 I now have a problem where in all apps with a tool bar along the bottom which is being hidden by the navigation bar... I ...
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Lumia 1520 crashes during factory reset

I joined the Windows 10 preview program a while back and today I received an update on my phone. After I installed the update, I was presented with Windows 10's new interface. I was so thrilled until ...
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Windows 10 nokia lumia 720 too slow

I have been using Windows 10 preview for almost 2-3 months now. I have serious issues with the phone being too slow and laggy. I am not sure what I should do to fix it. A post on the Microsoft ...
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Phone got stuck during upgrading to Windows 10

My Lumia 520 got an update to Windows 10 Mobile. I started upgrading but the battery drained out. Now whenever I start the phone, I see moving gears on the screen but after some time the phone ...
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Phone update stops at 8%

Am using Lumia 730, Two days back I tried to update the phone by connecting to Wi-Fi. Unfortunately power went down and download stops at 8% after few mins I tried to continue the update but it doesn'...
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windows 10 phone gets write protected while using in lumia 520

My Windows 10 Mobile powered Lumia 520 starts restarting whenever I click on something. I tried to downgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 using the Windows recovery tool. Also tried to flash using thor ...
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Sync issue with outlook on Windows Phone 10

Outlook is having trouble syncing on my phone, sending and receiving email seems to be impossible. I try checking the settings for the account, and it looks like the server line might be BS, but I'm ...