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Nokia Lumia 830 and interop guide

I'm a complete noob when it comes to smartphones - I just recently bought my very first one, the Nokia Lumia 830 (the only reason I'd never had a smartphone before was that I found the operating ...
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Is the lumia 640 xl single sim fake?

I have purchased the Lumia 640 xl online and paid but upon delivery it was a single sim with a second space that looks like a sim space but it seems that it is not. But when i read the details online ...
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forgotton passcode on nokia 630

my daughter has my old phone and decided to change her passcode to a different number without telling anyone what it was and now cant remember it and now can't get into the phone, I have tried turning ...
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Retrieve voice notes from lost Windows phone

I've lost my Microsoft Lumia 550 Windows phone. I need to retrieve the voice notes and these are not showing within the music folder of One Drive. Does anyone know how to get these back?
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How can I simulate back button for Lumia 520

The digitizer of my Lumia 520 is broken and navigation buttons are not working. I just need to simulate Back button to use it? Can I simulate it using an app? Or make volum buttons do it with a hack?
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Battery drains very rapidly on my Microsoft Lumia 640XL. What could be the reason? (Please read details before answering)

There are no apps running in the background (I recently factory reset it, no third party apps have been installed except one or two; and I am sure they are not the ones draining battery) and I have ...
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Want to downgrade WP 8.1 but USB is not recognized on PC

So I wanted to downgrade my Lumia 1020 from WP 8.1 to 8. Unfortunately the phone is not recognized on the PC (tried Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 8 and Windows 7). I suspect Windows Phone 8.1 is ...
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is it possible to avoid windows update?

The space in my lumia 730 is only 8gb out of which 6 is used by the system and microsoft apps that can't be moved. Microsoft keep pushing updates that fills the system memory making it inoperable and ...
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I want to set up my family needs [duplicate]

I have been trying to download and is asking me to set up my family needs. I have been trying to set it up but I unable to, can you help me through.
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I have a Lumia 610 and i consistently get the d000f001 [duplicate]

I got a NOKIA Lumia 610 back an year ago. It runs Microsoft Windows Phone 7.8. I downloaded a few apos and Games, and it all ran very well. Then, 9 months ago, I got an iPhone 5S (absolute ...
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Added songs does not appear

Phone: Nokia Lumia 830 OS: Windows 10 Mobile Used: Explorer When I add songs in my music folder (where every other song is) it does not appear in Groove application. Problem didn't occurred in WP 8 ...
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Photo will not displayed in Camera Roll - Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Photos that i captured could be able to view in Camera roll for few minutes. But after that those images could not view and converted to grey thumbnail. After i came back i connected phone to PC and ...
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How to install android side by side with Windows Phone?

I want to install Android OS on my Lumia 540. Since Windows phone is basically built on NT kernel, shouldn't there be a way to dual boot two mobile OSes ? Has someone tried and found an answer?
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my windows phone is locket [duplicate]

my windows phone is locket for 1386071 MINUTES SO WHAT CAN I DO TO BREAK THIS LOCKE PLEASE HELP ME MISTAKENLY I ENTERED WRONG PASSWORD AND NOW IT SHOWING ME TO WAIT FOR 1386071 MINUTES
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Automatic Chinese text

My phone has automatically changed to Chinese text. Everything in Settings is set for English. There is no option on the keyboard to change text language. Help!
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Stolen Phone - Why Pairing to Second Account is Allowed?

I was unable to find/block the phone via Find my Phone. My MS account is still associated to my phone. By now the phone has a different owner and it is associated to a second MS account, probably. My ...
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805a0190 - VPN software changed my region now OS broken and No app downloads

Tried VPN software and it region changed my phone and now OS Broken in all sorts of ways and can no longer download anything from the Microsoft store. I can still do somethings, but many things are ...
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Restore overwritten files

I wanted to copy some files from PC to MS Lumia 532 (internal storage - no ssd card) by mtp package (ubuntu). So I have used the mtp-connect with --sendfile flag and instead of sending file to /...
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Apps disappeared from start screen Lumia 640xl updated to win10

Weeks ago I had arranged the tiles on my start screen with all the apps and shortcuts I require the most. Yesterday morning the start screen looked totally different like, empty spaces between the ...
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How do I permanently delete my photos

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 phone and when I take pictures or save pictures from the web they are stored in camera roll and saved pictures. Sometimes I delete photos from those albums, but still see the ...
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Lumia unresponsive after Windows Device Recovery Tool 3.11 error

I have a Lumia 930 with Windows 10 mobile. I was trying to reset it to Windows Phone 8.1 using the Windows Device Recovery tool v3.11.34101. It detected the phone, and gave me the option of ...
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Play only one song

I added a folder with a couple of audio files to my Music folder. When I click on one of those files in file explorer - it plays only that file in Groove. But when I click on it in My Music in Groove -...
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Any way to remove “adding finishing details” post processing on Windows 10 Camera app?

I wanna ask is there any of you here know any hack, Interop app tools tweaks or any settings, even on when you’re only Interop Unlocked or jailbroken your Windows phone to disable that pesky “Adding ...
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Keyboard freezes after I press to type and restarts

So I have this lumia 640 xl, and suddenly, when i am about to go on messenger, or browser, or anything and tap the bar so keyboard can come up and I can text, then it comes up, freezes, and restarts ...
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Stop Microsoft edge to open pdf file every time

I am using microsoft Lumia 640 xl and windows 10. I am facing a problem from Microsoft edge. Every time i open a pdf file edge ( system app) automatically opens and in case of heavy books it crashes ...
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Is there a way to install Firefox OS in Windows Phone?

I have a Nokia Lumia 530 Dual Sim and I want to install another OS, Firefox OS specifically, but I don't know if it will be possible. I've found some tutorials for Samsung Galaxy phones, but not for ...
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How do I retrieve data from locked Lumia 520?

My husband passed away almost 2 yrs ago. I want to access his phone to retrieve precious and irreplaceable photos and messages but cannot remember his security passcode. Resetting the phone will lose ...
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account problem re Apps downloads

I am trying to set up a nokia Lumia 635 for my wife. When I set up her Microsoft account I entered her email address but the system then omitted the last 2 digits without my realising. Now, when she ...
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easiest way to watch mkv movies on lumia 530

What is the easiest way to watch mkv movies on my lumia 530? Unfortunately my phone does not read natively this video format.
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Battery is always 100% while charging

I have a Nokia Lumia 735. When I connect the phone to charger the battery status changes to 100% every time. If i restart my phone the battery status shows the real % change of battery. Whne I restart ...
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Got a broken screen. How do I transfer SMS to another Lumia?

I dropped my Lumia 950 xl a lot of times. The last drop broke the screen totally. It still turns on and can still be accessible via USB. I do not plan to replace the screen anymore but I do want to ...
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How to check OTG support in Windows 10 Mobile?

When I was on Android I was able to check whether my device supports USB OTG or not using this procedure. I have heard that Windows 10 Mobile supports OTG but neither there is any official content ...
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My Lumia 520 is locked and says try again in 28000 minutes

My 2 year old daughter entered wrong password I don't know how many times and now it is saying to try again in 28000 minutes. I tried switching it off and on again a number of times but it didn't help....
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Vertical line in middle of the screen

Has someone experienced a vertical line appearing in middle of the screen? On Microsoft Lumia 435 mobile phone. The line seems to appear after using some time the phone, and enlarge over time. Is ...
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How to mute/unmute Windows 10 Phone

OK, did read the Global Mute in Win8, but how would it be in Win10? Didn't find any way for it.
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Disallow automatic updates

This night my phone restarted automatically to install updates, what meant that I lost all phone connectivity untill I woke up and inserted the SIM PIN code... This is really really bad, I could of ...
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Access SMS and Whatsapp messages via pc

My mother's windows 8 phone has a broken screen which won't respond to any touch input. I would like to access the sms and whatsapp messages so they can be transferred to another phone. Is there an ...
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How to use dual whatsapp in W10M?

I have migrated from android platform and there I was using multiple whatsapp accounts on a single phone using third party applications but since windows is a closed platform, can I use a separate ...
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i have a lumia530 how can i get my texts and pictures back?

I have a Lumia 530 windows phone, the screen has cracked and wont respond. I have tried moving the sim and sd card to another phone already, to no effect. I would really like to get my phots and text ...
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Lumia 535 camera is getting blur day by day

I am using Microsoft Lumia 535 ( Model RM-1090 ) with windows 8.1 update, in my phone, I have purchased phone before 2 years. But I found that its rear camera is getting blur day by day. Can any one ...
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Lumia 925 doesn't start up, Lumia Software Recovery don't support it anymore

My Lumia 925 is dead. It freezed some time ago while I was using it, after soft reset it showed "Nokia" sign a few times and then become completely dead (doesn't react to pressing any button, nothing ...
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Cortana's auto reply

I have set Cortana to reply in Quiet hours. She replies effectively, but not in the way I want. She simply forgets my name. In Cortana's settings the message appears is "Hi, User5 is busy right now ...
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How to force an upgrade to windows 10 from Windows 8.1?

I have a Nokia Lumia 435 Dual sim running Windows 8.1 which I had upgraded from Windows 8.0. Everytime I try to upgrade it checks for upgrdaes and returns that the phone is already running the latest ...
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Audio in IE cuts off when locking the phone

I've been having this weird issue with my Nokia Lumia recently. Every time I lock my phone while watching a YouTube video, it turns the audio off and makes it impossible to keep listening to the audio ...
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Deleting photos fro Hotmail / skydrive

I'm a Lumia 925 user and I accidentally sent a couple of photos to Hotmail. The 'sent to Skydrive' button in my settings is deactivated so I can't see them in my account on photo.live.com, but I can't ...
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How can I get Yahoo Mail Mobile App for my Nokia Lumia 720?

Yahoo says the Mail App that came with my Nokia Lumia 720 is not secure enough, that I should get the most secure Mobile Mail App from Google App Store
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How to make Nokia Lumia 635 RM-975 display on pc after windows 10 new update?

After the latest windows 10 update, my Nokia Lumia 635 RM-975 does no longer appear when connected to the Pc. When i try to update the drivers automatically, it says : A service installation section ...
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Why do headphones sound different on Lumias? (Or Windows Phone in general)

I recently bought Sony MDR-AS200 headphones. They sound quite good, amazing clarity, but the bass ain't good. Since my phone (Lumia 525) doesn't support an audio equalizer, I kept using them as they ...
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Recovering contacts from a backup in w10m

I accidentally removed an account from my w10m and most of my contact disappeared from People app. How can I recover them? I have a number of backups on my OneDrive. Thanks.
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Resetting a Lumia 640 to Windows 8.1

I want to reset my Lumia 640 to 8.1 in order to get wifi calling. But I have two questions about that: Will Windows Update automatically update to Windows 10 whenever I update the phone, or will it ...