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

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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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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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When will Windows 10 be released?

I'm subscribed to the Preview for Developers program, but I'm in the dark about the next big OS version for my phone (which is currently a Lumia 1520). We know that Windows 10 will be on every device ...
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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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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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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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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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WIll my phone provider update me to Windows 10 Mobile if I use Technical Preview?

I'm concerned that I will always be stuck with the technical preview once installing Windows 10 Mobile on my 8.1 device. I am a member of the technical preview as of February when the build was ...
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Lumia 930 stuck at Loading after updating to Windows 10 Insider Preview

My Lumia 930 got stuck at "Loading" after I updated it to Windows 10 Insider Preview. I updated my main (and very used) phone. How do I do a proper install of W10IP on my Lumia 930?
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How to rollback from Windows 10 Technical Preview?

Now that we know how to install the preview I'm wondering what happen in case the build is too early/too buggy for my needs. Please don't do just a reference link since this is not useful in case of ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 10 mobile stable update for Lumia 540

I have a Lumia 540 which is Primary phone and I am currently running Windows 8.1 update 2 Lumia Denim. I want to upgrade my phone to Windows 10 mobile but am afraid my phone might give me problems ...
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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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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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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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What's the differences between Developer Preview and Technical Preview?

It was already talked in this Q&A how to get the Developer Preview and the Technical Preview. But what I really want to know is what's the difference between them in a user perspective.
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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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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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Can't add new contact in People app on Windows 10 Mobile

I just upgraded my 640 XL from 8.1 to 10 and now I don't see any contacts in my People app. Clicking the + button to add new contacts causes the app to exit and I'm left back at the start screen. Can ...
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Messaging (SMS) app missing from Windows 10 Mobile build 10536

The SMS (Messaging) app is missing on my Microsoft Lumia 535 dual-SIM with Windows 10 Mobile TP build 10536.1004 after resetting. How can I get it back?
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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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No Updates for Windows 10

Using my Nokia Lumia 625, I updated to W10 Insider Preview about 3 weeks ago (build number: 10166, Fast Ring). I am aware that later builds (such as 10512) are available since 10166, but my phone is ...
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Downgrading from Windows 10 to 8.1 - Check Proxy Settings

I have installed the Windows 10 Mobile preview on my Lumia 625 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 back ...
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Make my phone with Windows 10 Mobile able to recognize apps in SD

Yesterday I updated my Nokia Lumia 820 from Windows Phone 8.1 to Windows 10 Mobile Technical preview (insider preview release, build 10586). Before doing that, I had re-installed the OS. Now my phone ...
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No time and date on lock screen

I have installed Windows 10 preview, but after installing date and time is not showing on lock screen.
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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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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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Error 080070020 on Update to Windows 10 Preview

I have a Lumia 920 and signed in to the insider program. I installed the Windows Preview App, selected "Slow Ring", headed to "update" and saw that I have an update available. I clicked 'download' and ...
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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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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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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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How to roll back to an earlier insider build?

My L930 is running Windows 10 build 14295 which caused insane battery drain (as I stated in a previous question) I love the new features on this update but 3 hours of battery life just doesn't cut it. ...
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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 ...
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Phone Fails to Boot After Windows 10 Update

After downloading the update, deployed from server, the device rebooted and got stuck in Windows Boot Manager. It says: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the ...
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Unable to downgrade from windows 10 to windows phone 8.1

I've attempted to downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows Phone 8.1 ... and somewhere along the way it got an error and now i'm stucked on a red nokia screen. Has anyone tried to completely reinstall the ...
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Mobile data toggle missing from Action Center in Windows 10 Technical Preview

I have updated my phone with the Windows 10 Technical Preview. But I noticed that the mobile data toggle that was added to Action Center in 8.1 is now gone. Has anyone found a way to get it back? ...
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Free space for Windows 10 Insider?

How much internal storage space should be available before installing Windows 10 via the Insider program?
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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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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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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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Install Windows Device Recovery tool stuck

I'm trying to install Windows Device Recovery tool, at first it was giving me the error "hash value not correct" (something like this), I searched and found out that I should install all updates and ...
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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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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 ...