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Ping a windows phone

Is it possible to make a windows phone reply to a ping (i.e. ICMP echo requests)? I tried and mine doesn't -- at least it seems it doesn't when the screen is locked, perhaps to save power. Is this ...
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How to delete unfinished installations on Windows 10 Mobile (Lumia 550)

After some failed updates on the phone, Storage usage is: System & reserved: 2,94 GB Apps & games: 1,27 GB ( of which nothing can be removed) Temporary files: 2,94 GB ( of which pending ...
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Change Virtual Memory

Is there any way to increase the Virtual Memory size on the Windows Phone? I have a Lumia 550, with 8GB of internal storage and a 128GB SD (where I store everything). I'd like to pump it up to 4GB ...
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Geotagging photos

The Photos app of my phone sometimes stores the location where a photo was taken but only sometimes. (I have not yet figured out whether there is a pattern to this or not.) Is there a way to have all ...
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Upgrade lumia 550 components

For £50, my lumia 550 runs well and is great and everything, but 1GB of RAM and 1.1GHz on a processor is not enough for my likes. I've always loved tinkering and was wondering if it was possible to ...
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“Remove HDR” / convert photo from rich to normal mode

I really like the HDR option of the Windows phone camera app. Therefore I tend to use it almost as default. Sometimes when I later go through the photos I have taken I find some where the HDR mode ...
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Why only 5 icons for “quick status” notifications on lock screen?

Why is the number of apps for which I can have an icon on the lock screen (showing the number of new messages etc., i.e. the "quick status" notification) limited to 5? Given the proliferation of ...
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Turn off cellular connection

How can I turn off the cellular connection (-no phone calls) without tapping airplane mode? I know how to turn off wi-fi without airplane mode, but I can't seem to find the same thing for the general ...
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Lumia 550 charging issues

My L550 can last an impressive 4 days before dying, but I could only discover this once. This phone took 8 hours to charge 18% overnight. It charges so slowly that if I am just checking the time on it ...
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How to get back to “enter SIM pin” screen?

When I start up my phone I can get past the screen where I am to enter the SIM pin by pressing the Windows button. But how do I get back to this screen now that I would like to enter the pin code to ...
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Turn over to mute

Some mobile phones can be muted by turning the device over. I have read that this is also supported by Lumia phones but couldn't find the setting in mine -- is this true? If so, where is the setting?
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Lumia 550 Microsoft sound problem

When I plug in my headphones, no sound except "pop pop pop" softly? I was trying to play music from the album list.
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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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What is the micro-sd slot speed on the new Lumias?

I want to know what is the micro-sd slot speed on the Lumia 550? That is so I can buy the fastest sd for it without spending more for speed that the phone won't be able to handle. Is it rated UHS 1? ...