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The lock screen is a built-in feature of Windows Phone.

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Maps app - is it possible to continue using voice guidance under the lock screen?

The Maps app pauses under the lock screen, which makes it very awkward to use for voice guidance whilst cycling, because I have to ride around with the phone in my pocket and the screen unlocked! Not ...
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Is there any way to force apps like Edge to run under the lock screen in Windows 10 mobile?

I would love to be able to leave a website streaming audio (SoundCloud or BBC iPlayer radio for instance) under the lock screen whilst I work, cycle etc. Unfortunately, Edge will only continue ...
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BING wallpaper on Lock screen

I have Lumia 1320. I have set the BING as the Background property for Lock Screen wallpapers. But the wallpaper are not changing, also there is no option for changing the BING wallpaper to next ...
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Lockscreen Slideshow

Can I set my lock screen to run through a set of pictures? Similar to how bing scrolls through screen savers on a PC. I have tried to find a setting but nothing works.
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How do I disable the lock screen on Windows Phone?

My mother has a Windows phone that she claims never used to have a lock screen (the slide up to open). Hitting the power button would just go directly to the tiles (or last open app I presume). ...
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How to cope-up with this security flaw in Windows 10 Mobile?

As we all know, Windows 10 Mobile has new security bug can let anyone bypass the code and access the photos in the gallery even when the phone is locked by following procedure. Switch on the camera ...
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Disable black screen clock / turn screen off completely in Lumia 650

I have recently migrated to Lumia 650 from Lumia 635. On Lumia 635 / Windows 8.1, when I pressed power button, screen was turned off completely and I could visually confirm that it turned off and it ...
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Windows 10 Mobile Background Low Quality

I have a Lumia 535 running Windows 10 Mobile (latest build), screen resolution 540 x 960. The problem that I was trying to solve, is to make the picture look good on my phone. I've tweaked for some ...
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What can be done about a WIndows Phone 10 lock screen hanging

This may have started happening after I allowed the Weatherbug app to be a part of my Lumia 950 XL lock screen. That is no longer the case, but I am repeatedly getting a situation where - after the ...
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Project my screen-broken Lumia 930 on any device

The screen of my Lumia 930 is broken and the touch-screen capability is dead. I can not access my files using USB because my screen is locked with a passcode. This also prevents me from using ...
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Nokia Lumia 920 lock screen buttons are gone [duplicate]

My Nokia lumia 920 has locked me out because there are no pin numbers on the lock screen. They are just completely gone. I cant remember what I did before this happened that could have caused it, but ...
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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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How to unlock my windows phone's screen

In use a Microsoft Lumia 540. Unfortunately, I turned on the battery saver. Now I cannot use my pin to unlock the phone. What do I do.
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Lock screen doesn't show current weather

I remember some time ago the lock screen showed some picture with the current location and weather info there. Now it's just a blue screen with old location and old weather, which has remained the ...
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How to unlock a phone from a specific mobile operator [closed]

When you want to dial a number it appears on the screen as such. This device is locked to a specific mobile operator. Contact your mobile operator for the unlock code.
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Action centre activated in pockets

It's possible to access the features of the action centre on a windows phone without unlocking the device. Also, when you receive a notification, the phone screen turns on. A combination of those two ...
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Minimum and maximum length of screen lock passcode?

Does anybody know what are the minimum and maximum lengths of screen lock passcodes on Windows Phone 8.1?
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My phone is blocked [duplicate]

My phone says I should wait for 21000 minutes to unlock,I don't want to wipe it/reset it I have important information I still need, will it really work after waiting for those minutes?
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Field Medic OS Crash 00000175 reboot

I bought Lumia 550 with Windows Phone 10 1,5 month ago. And have a trouble with a phone, after unlocking, sometimes it reboots (I think something causes OS to crash), it often 10 or more times a day, ...
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Windows Hello randomly disappears from the lock screen

I use Windows Hello on my Lumia 950, but I've noticed that every once in a while the little "eye" icon has disappeared from the lock screen. The red LED also doesn't light up, it's like I never ...
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How to remove notification on lock screen?

I have a notification (as shown in the screenshot) on the lower right corner of my lock screen regarding two messages, but I am unable to sort out which app this notification belongs to. How to check ...
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How can I make my Lumia 950 XL screen timeout after “never”?

I have a Lumia 920 which allows me to select "never" for the "screen times out after" option. I like this since I can decide to leave Groove Music on the download screen while multiple albums are ...
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Phone locks while using camera

I would like to prevent my phone from locking itself while I'm using the camera. I don't see any option in camera settings to prevent or delay locking. Is there any way to accomplish this?
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Copied text disappears

If I highlight some text and copy it to the clipboard (with the intention of pasting it somewhere later), then lock my phone, then unlock it, the text will no longer be on the clipboard. How can I ...
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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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what's up with this exclamation mark on my lock screen?

There is an exclamation mark next to the city name on my lock screen. What does that indicate?
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Outdated calendar entry on lock screen

I'm using Lumia 535 with Google account and (default) setting of displaying nearest calendar event in the bottom part of my lock screen. Even though my phone syncs details with Google account (e-...
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Windows Phone won't wake up(unlock) after installing Windows 10 Preview

I have a problem with my Lumia 920. After installing Windows 10 technical preview (any version) via Windows Insider (slow or fast), and after I lock my phone using the lock button, I am unable to wake ...
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Is there a way to change the call screen in lumia 535?

Can I change the call screen in Lumia? Lumia 535 has a touch issue and therefore I miss many call trying to swipe up before saying "answer or ignore". Is there a way that I can avoid this swipe up ...
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Lock screen weather not working

I have a Nokia Lumia 635 with Windows Phone 8.1, and I use the default MSN Weather app, which has a feature that allows me to set the lock screen to show the weather. However, while the app and its ...
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How to turn lumia 925 on/off when screen lock doesn't work? [duplicate]

My lock screen button on my Lumia 925 stopped working recently. Unfortunately I need to restart it quite often so I would need an alternative way of turning it off. Anyone knows how to restart it ...
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How do I remove a stuck Facebook event from the Lock Screen calendar?

I got invited to a Facebook event which last 3 months, and I didn't decline before it started. Now its stuck on my lock screen and I cant get it off. I have since declined the event and removed ...
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Play music after lock screen

I have had the Nokia Lumia 500/600 series for a while now. When I first got it I was able to play youtube songs, lock the screen and still listen to the track. Now when I lock the screen it stops the ...
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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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Calendar app does not refresh on lock screen - Lumia 720

I have a Lumia 720 Phone, and the Calendar app does not refresh on the lock screen. Moreover it shows an appointment which was the first entry of the week but is has been deleted long ago. I tried to ...
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Facebook photos not showing up on lock screen

I want my phone to show Facebook photos on the lock screen but it just shows a blue screen with the Facebook logo. It used to work so I don't know what has changed. How can I get it working again?
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Why Lockscreen in my Lumia 525 lags while unlocking?

I unlock my phone the display shows Resuming.. like after 5 sec its showing LockScreen why its happening. I have used Tetra Lock Screen for a month and i uninstalled it last week. before using Tetra ...
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Is there a way to disable PIN lock of my device?

Recently I gave my HTC 8X to my kid to play with and I forgot to switch to Kids corner for him So, I actually managed to stop him from setting new PIN lock of lockscreen (I am not using any password ...
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Does any Windows Phone have Pattern Lock feature just like Android?

I love Android’s pattern lock feature and I wish to use it in my Windows Phone (Lumia 525). Is there any way or App to use that feature? Does any Windows Phone have Pattern lock feature just like ...
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My Lock screen background image is not displaying while playing music in my Lumia 525?

If I play music in my Lumia 525 my lock screen background will go and it will show a blank screen and if I stop the music my image is showing. What’s wrong with my mobile? How to solve this issue?
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Can we launch applications from the lock screen itself?

Can we launch applications from the lock screen itself? I am using a Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1.10.
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Remove Date and Time from lock-screen

I am using Nokia Luima 520 with windows 8.1.10 version. From the lock screen I wish to remove date and time. It is only because I am huge bing fan and like most of the images offered by bing to it's ...
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Lock Screen inaccurately showing all-day appointments

On May 11, 2014 (which was Mother's Day) my Lock Screen was saying that "tomorrow" would be Mother's Day. Then, on May 12 it said "today" was Mother's Day. However, when I checked my Calendar, I could ...
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Icons no longer showing up on Glance

Yesterday I update to the 8.1 Developer Preview, and I've now lost the ability to see my e-mails in Glance. It used to be, that with Glance on, I could see the notification below the clock. This is ...
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Restoring lock screen password entry keyboard to numeric

Background I used to have numeric lock screen password. The virtual keyboard was the numeric phone dialing keyboard with big keys. All was peachy, I could keep the phone to lock in 30 seconds because ...
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Lumia 920 Screen does not respond with keys blink for few seconds

I am having Nokia lumia 920. Sometimes my phone's screen does not work. I pressed the unlock key but it does not makes any difference. Keys blink for few seconds and goes off again. Then when i tried ...
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Why am I unable to answer calls from the lock screen on my Lumia 520?

I purchased a 520 for my elderly mum. She finds answering a call quite difficult. Press power Swipe up Tap Answer My friend has a 620 which has the Answer and Reject buttons directly on the lock ...
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There is a notification on my lock screen - How do I get rid of it?

This morning I awoke to this notification at the bottom on my lock screen of my Nokia Lumia 925, I have no idea where it is coming from and no idea on how to remove it. Where is this information being ...
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Is there a way to set the lock screen to never lock?

Under Settings -> Lock Screen, the 'Screen times out after' drop down only gives me the option of 5 minutes maximum. I've seen posts online from some people who have similar phones and have the 'never'...
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See more than one message on lock screen

On Windows Phone 8, you can customize the lock screen, but only messages OR facebook OR whatsapp messages can be shown (the only show the number of notifications). And only one message is shown. Is ...