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My Nokia Lumia 520 won't play YouTube videos

Everytime I load a video it says Decode Error. My phone is up-to-date and I still have 3,75 GB left so I really don't understand the issue. Any advice?
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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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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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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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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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"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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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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WhatsApp is unsupported on Nokia Lumia 520

I'm using Nokia Lumia 520 version 8227. When I log into WhatsApp, there's a caution about my phone being unsupported with a message that WhatsApp for Windows Phone expired on 31/12/2017. Can I still ...
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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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I press a phone number in History and it is dialed immediately without a confirmation question. How can I prevent this?

I have a WP8.1 mobile phone (see the picture). It happens many times that, after receiving a call, I have to phone back and by mistake instead of touching the right number I press the one above or ...
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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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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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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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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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Can I install FIFA 14 on Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1?

Can I install FIFA 14 on my phone, running Windows Phone version 8.1?
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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 to delete music from SD card?

I'm using a Nokia Lumia 520, with a 4 GB SD card. How can I delete music/video files and folders from the SD card?
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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 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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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 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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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 to transfer a video (or any other media) from an iphone to a windows phone, without using internet

Is it possible to transfer any media from an iphone to a windows phone without using internet?
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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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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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Error code 80070003 and 80004005 when attemting to play music

I was given my Nokia Lumia 520 a while ago (around 3 months) as a gift and it was horrible to start with but after a while i got used to it and its ok everything works, except for the fact if i put my ...
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Unable to turn on Lumia 520 while software updates running

Today i got software update notification in my phone Lumia 520. So i have given for update and updates got downloaded using my office wifi. And installing updates were started. I left my office and ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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What is the size of Windows Phone 8.1 update?

I cannot find the answer to how much data will this update consume? Some forums mentioned that I should have almost 1.5 GB of free space in my phone before I update it, but there is no information as ...
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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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Is it possible a block a contact in lumia 520?

I need to block a certain phone number from contacting me. I don't know where to find this option in Nokia Lumia 520. Can someone please help with this issue?
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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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How to update Microsoft Office?

I have Lumia 520 with updated OS of 8.1 (8.10.12393.890 to be more precise) but when I open my documents {.rtf and.doc format) I can just read them and I am unable to edit those documents, an error ...
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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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Unable to find a bootable option

When I start up my Lumia 520, it displays an error saying "Unable to find a bootable option". I've tried to recover it using Windows Phone Recovery Tool, but now my phone says "The software is not ...
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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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How to attach multiple documents while sending mail from my Linked inbox

I am using Lumia 520.I have configured my gmail account to mobile's inbox. While sending mail from that inbox I couldn't find options to attach pdf or word documents. Please assist.
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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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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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How can I delete Other files in storage?

I received 730mb of data via Bluetooth. But I can't view it because the format isn't supported. So it is stored as Other. How can I delete it?
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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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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 ...