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Questions tagged [lumia-520]

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Music won't play through headsets

My Nokia Lumia 520 accepts headphone but won't play sounds through them even in max volume. How do I fix this?
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Windows Phone 8.1 PDF File Storage

I received PDF file through Bluetooth. How can I find that file in Windows Phone 8.1 (Lumia 520)?
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Lumia 520 battery draining fast

Why is my Lumia 520 battery draining too fast? At 4.00am when I charge phone to 100% within an hour it is completely drained to 0%.
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Lumia 520 restart problem

My Lumia 520 keeps restarting every minute. I have taken the phone to Microsoft Store but my problem was not solved, the people there told me the phone problem was not solved. How can I fix it?
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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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Facebook not working on windows 8.1 anymore

Since last wednesday (14.2.2018) neither me(Nokia Lumia 520) nor my friend(Nokia Lumia 530) cannot use Facebook anymore. Both phones are still on Windows 8.1, and didn't manually updated software). ...
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unable to open apps

My phone was working pretty well.. but since morning i'm unable to open any app.. whenever i click on it it takes me back to start screen. All apps are working except downloaded apps. I uninstalled ...
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How do I delete pictures that I've chosen as favorite?

I have chosen some pictures as favorite. How do I delete those?
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How can I set Nokia Lumia 520 (WP8.1) to vibrate for the entire duration of a ringtone?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with WP8.1. If my mobile receives TEXT messages it rings one time, the duration of the sound depending of the length of the ringtone I use. (The alarm does not repeat.) ...
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Gestures Beta app stopped working?

I was using Gestures Beta on my phone for a long time, one day it just stopped responding.How can I make this thing work again ? I tried reinstalling the application but still, no response..! So, How ...
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Unable to use any apps during active call

I cannot check SMS/text messages, WhatsApp messages or open a browser while I'm in an active call. In 3-4 seconds, screen auto locks & turns off which is very frustrating. I constantly have to ...
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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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How do I emulate MY windows phone on my PC?

How can I have a complete running version (just like Windows Phone Emulator for Windows Phone 8) of MY OWN windows phone 8 (Lumia 520) on my windows 10 PC?
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Lumia 520 in Airplane mode and IMEI lost after Lumia Device Recovery

First, my Lumia 520 went into FLIGHT MODE. When I repaired with LUMIA DEVICE RECOVERY TOOL, the IMEI number of the phone was lost. After hitting *#06# it showed nothing. I am told to throw ...
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Windows phone 8.1 storage fail

My mother phone was running out of space for a long time. She tried to install some stickers app from windows phone and obviously due to lack of storage it is stuck in the process. From that point my ...
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Will Facebook messenger still install on a Lumia 520? (Windows Phone 8.1)

The RAM requirement for Facebook messenger is now 2GB, but does this only apply to Windows 10 installations? Would I still be able to install the Windows Phone 8.1 version of messenger on a older ...
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How to transfer favorite pictures to a computer?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 and I have a lot of favorite "hearted" pictures that I want to transfer to my computer for backup purposes. I don't want to transfer all the pictures because there are way too ...
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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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App crashes on lumia 520

I am using lumia 520 and face a new problem after I update instagram When I open instagram, No issues with photos but when I scroll to video It crashes. So what will be the issue ? I think its ...
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My 520 looks bricked, with black screen. Will i still get windows 10 if i roll back using NSRT?

My Nokia Lumia 520 unexpectedly shut down and rebooted while i was browsing fb in edge. Now the only thing i get on screen is a black screen which says Error: Unable to find bootable option. Press ...
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Blocking calls on Nokia Lumia 520

Okay so I've already looked at some questions before and all the answers seem to work for them but not for me. My Nokia has the most recent update and I still don't see the block option for phone ...
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how to Transfer WeChat chat history on a window phone to new phone?

how to Transfer chat history on a window phone to new phone? I need all chat history including photos.
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Apps crash on Lumia 520

I am unable to open whatsapp. Whenever I try to open it, and opening any chat, the screen just goes back to the home. I tried restarting my phone and also reinstalling whatsapp but nothing works. I ...
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Videos in Storage sense taking memory-Unable to find

my Lumia 520: storage sense (phone) shows 2.73 GB videos. But when you to manage-> my videos says nothing to show. How to delete this videos (where they exist) and improve phone memory?
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i am unable to install whatsapp on my lumia 520, it just shows pending, what should i do?

From yesterday, I am trying to install whatsapp on my wp(lumia 520). I have checked my info about region, language,and other details, even my phone memory isn't over. please help me.
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Continous flight mode ON in my lumia 520

I' am having an issue with my lumia 520, I own a few different windows phones of my interests. 1 lumia 520, 2 lumia 625 and 1 lumia 1020. I can find that all other phones are functioning perfectly. ...
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6GB Hidden files on Lumia 520 [duplicate]

Apparently, my phone memory is nearly used up. I estimate about 1GB has been used (camera roll mainly). I downloaded the Files app and even that shows 1GB has been used. The question is: Where are the ...
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Where to report Windows 10 Mobile bugs?

I am using Windows 10 Mobile on Lumia 520 using Preview for Developers app in India. However, there are bugs in the system which I want to report. I don't know where to report them. Can anyone help?
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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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Lumia 520 app crashing

Iam using Lumia 520 from 2014 ...it's work like a charm 👍 one fine day early morning I noticed that WhatsApp is not working even the application itself is not opening at all.. Few days Later all the ...
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My phone does not show the call+SMS option and I want to block certain pnone numbers [duplicate]

I am trying to block certain phone numbers but when I go to settings I can't see the CALL+SMS option. What should I do? Is there any other way? I am using a Lumia 520.
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Equalizer installation problem (Lumia 520)

Recently, I had to reset my 520 due to some technical problems. While updating the system apps, Equalizer keeps giving me error. Now, I know that,this app cant be installed on my 520 due to hardware ...
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“Can't sign in” & “Please try again. If the problem continues, you might need to restart your phone” error when downloading new apps from store

Info: I have a Nokia Lumia 520 running Windows 8.1 (OS version: 8.10.12393.890) and I'm getting a really weird error that I can't find a solution for, I'm not sure if it can be fixed. I'm not sure ...
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Lumia 520 doesn't ring or shows any sign of incoming call or message when locked

When My Lumia is locked (I mean when it generally asks for Password), it doesn't respond to calls or messages. When I unlock the phone it does alert me on incoming calls and can see all the calls, ...
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I got error low space memory on my Lumia 520

How do I move my music, pictures and apps et cetera from my phone's memory over to an SD card which I had to buy? I fitted the SD card into the phone (Nokia Lumia 520 - running Windows Phone 8) only ...
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How to increase storage in Lumia 520?

So in my Lumia I have the internal storage and I added a mini SD memory. However I just can save Media content on the SD card but the apps are still installed on internal storage and I struggle with ...
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Windows Phone recovery download

]2[ Above is a screenshot of the installation shot the update process. I tried to download Windows Phone recovery tool, I instead get a setup for GARMIN EXPRESS which doesn't detect my phone. I am ...
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Lumia 520 won`t work - keeps restarting

My phone keeps restarting. I can start it, and swipe on the home screen, but if I wont to open any app or settings, or someone call, phone restarts. I tried soft, hard reset and windows device ...
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Unable to get narrator to let go on Nokia Lumia 520?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 phone with Windows 8.1 upgrade. tried holding the Volume Up button for three seconds and simultaneously pressing the Start button as suggested, but the narrator will not let ...
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Can't send and receive messages. after giving send, message is missing from chat window

Can't send and receive messages. After pressing send, message is missing from chat window. Tried rebooting the phone also.
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Wi-Fi required for downloading apps larger than 19 MB

Why is my Lumia 520 asking for Wi-Fi in order to install apps larger than 19 MB? How can I fix it?
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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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how to block number if there is no option for it

I want to block some numbers for some reason but I did not get how to block I saw other answer you gave but there is no option called 'block number' in my windows phone Nokia Lumia 520 now what to do?
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How to recover data when Lumia phone shows “Error: unable to find a bootable option. Press any key to shutdown.” [duplicate]

How to recover data when Lumia phone shows "Error: unable to find a bootable option. Press any key to shutdown." Mine is Nokia Lumia 520, updated to Windows 8.1 I can try 'Windows Device Recovery ...
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Why cant we download app files in PC

I am trying to install an app in my lumia phone because the app size is greater than 100 MB i chose to download it from PC. I usually download and install big file apps of windows phone using this ...
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Windows 10 update for lumia 520 [duplicate]

just wanted to know whether lumia 520 gonna get the windows 10 upgrade just like others , because if lumia 435 is getting the update then 520 must be getting it too. Can someone confirm on this.
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My Lumia 520 keeps rebooting continuously and won't start properly [duplicate]

After I tried to update my Lumia 520 to Windows Phone 10 insider preview, I got the gear screen without any progress in the update... so I tried removing the SIM and the SD memory and restarting the ...
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Lumia Internet Sharing to PlayStation 3 Problem

I'm using my Nokia Lumia 520 as internet modem, through "internet sharing" option. I have no problem to connect from my pc, but when i am trying to use it with my ps3, a message appear: "A connection ...
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Can't Download Apps From Store

Why can't I install any apps on my phone? It says to try later. I tried later several times, but it still doesn't work.
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Unlocking my windows 8.1 phone [duplicate]

I have been using a Nokia Lumia 520 since February 2014. I am not into gadgets and all so this phone is perfect for me but I have not unlocked it yet as the unlock code is very expensive. Can you ...