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Kindle App on Windows Phone 8.1

Ok so I downloaded an azw file from libgen (don't judge me, it was extremely expensive otherwise). I don't own a Kindle, but do have the app on my laptop (Windows 7), and it runs great. Recently I ...
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Songs wont display on free mp3 downloader app on lumia 500

I'm having issues with my downloaded music app on my Nokia Lumia 500 , It has worked well in the past but over the last few days my playlists have disappeared and now none of the songs are showing ! ...
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Unlock nokia lumia 630 with smashed screen to access contacts

the title pretty much says it all. Is there any app on pc where I can type in my screen pin or something? Thanks.
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Detailed battery status?

I just switched to Windows phone (Nokia Lumia 930, after using android for ~5 years) and I can't find a lot of things, e.g., incoherent operating system, lag, crashes, substandard apps, lack of apps, ...
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My windows phone keeps restarting

I have a Lumia 520. It was doing a restart every minute, also opening any application would trigger the restart as well! I tried to format it to make work again, but without success. What do I do? Is ...
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Charging problems in Microsoft Lumia 535

The problem is when I want to do some work while the phone is on charging, its goes crazy. I can't write a single letter normally when using keypad. It double/triple taps any word I press. Means it ...
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Add Gmail account in Windows phone

I have a Nokia Lumia 720 phone which is up-to-date (I just checked it before typing here) and am using Windows 8.1 on it (OS version: 8.10.14219.341). I frequently get my mails on Gmail and so I wish ...
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Can the Lumia 535 be upgraded to support 4G networks?

I saw one news about the Lumia 640, which can be upgraded to 4G. Does the Lumia 535 also support 4G? Would you please share the mobile list of smartphone that can be upgraded to 4G? Because I plan ...
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Cannot save profile while setting up VPN

I am trying to set up a VPN on Windows Phone. To do this I installed multiple SSL VPN apps like MobileIron and AnyConnect. When I got to "Settings > VPN > [Add profile]" and fill in the details I ...
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Is there anyway to find Whatsapp backup in a Windows Phone with no SD Card?

I don't know where my backup is stored in my Lumia 930. It doesn't have SD Card but the app is still able to make backups. I'm pretty sure the back ups can't go anywhere else but my phone, still I ...
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Windows Phone (Lumia 435) temperamental with certain earphones

I have a pair of Samsung earphones that, when used with my phone, (and only my phone, I've tested the earphones on two laptops and an MP3 player and they work fine) stop working after about 4-5 ...
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Bar buttons: Yellowish-Brown back light

Just got my Nokia Lumia 930 today and I realized 3 things: Lock button a little bit loose Bar buttons with back light a little darker (it should be bright white) Chinese manual (maybe chinese version ...
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Battery discharges much slower in other countries

I have a Lumia 820 for 2.5 years now. The battery usually lasts for only one day even without using it. I recognized that the battery lasts significantly longer (three up to five days) when I'm in a ...
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The bluetooth and wifi of my phone are unable to turn on.(Lumia 520)

When I connected my phone on the laptop, I think I clicked something in the wireless connection but I cannot remember what exactly I did. Then when disconnected, the bluetooth and wifi cannot turn ...
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Lumia 635 Podcast Downloads Keep Resetting

I keep having problems trying to download podcasts using either the built in Windows 8.1 podcast app or Castcenter (I have also tried others with the same problem but I can't name them off the top of ...
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My nokia lumia says my password is wrong but it isnt [duplicate]

My nokia lumia is saying that my password is incorrect and has made me wait for up to 550 minutes now. The password i constantly type in is the correct one as I had been using it a few moments before. ...
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please help wrong password now locked [duplicate]

hello today my litle sister got my phone without asking and she typed my password wrong who knows how many time she did that and my phone is locked for 200 days. i searched how to fix that with hard ...
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Windows 10 update problem on Nokia 926 [duplicate]

I need help I was trying to download w10 using windows insider app to get the update and I did all of the first steps then the phone said rebooting and went to spinning gears screen with progress bar ...
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VirtualMachine or DualBoot

Setting up a VM environment to run WinPhone as an emulated OS is easy - but what about the other way around? Since the architecture of mobile devices is ARM, shouldn't it be possible to dual boot the ...
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Is it normal for my phone to heatup? [duplicate]

I bought Microsoft Lumia 640. It is heating from the right side of the back beside the sound button. It is generating heat even when browsing and playing music. The heat is not unbearable but ...
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Support for monopod

Is monopod (selfie stick) with headphone jack supported in Windows Phone, or are there workarounds? It looks the default camera is not supported. (cannot capture with "volume up" button) (in ...
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My Nokia Lumia 640 doesn't earphones, but detects headphones suddenly?

My Nokia Lumia 640 suddenly stopped passing volume through earphones while I was listening to a video. Next morning I tried my headphones from my pc, and it worked. I'm not sure what size my ...
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Lumia Camera Tap to Take Photo

In the Lumia Camera app, how do I tap the screen once to take a photo? (Without having to hit the Camera/Take photo icon). In the default Windows Phone Camera App there is a setting called Tap to ...
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Stuck in a reboot loop while updating to W10 (Lumia 625) [duplicate]

After downloading the last W10 Preview, my phone is now stuck in a reboot loop... I do have the Nokia logo, then the Orange logo, then the gears appears for a few secs and after that the phone reboots ...
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Why my lumia 630 cant connect to certain android wifi hotspot?

I have a lumia 630 dual sim ( S.O version is 8.10.12397.895 ) and on the wifi networks list my android wifi hotspot is not listed ( I used a moto X ) so i cant connect it, but i tried to connect a ...
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I have only 4 quick toggles on my new lumia 640 XL

I have only 4 quick toggles on my new lumia 640 XL , How can I increase it to 5 , I have seen in video in youtube that lumia 640 XL has 5 toggles in the Action Center, But now I am not having it , ...
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Cant connect to any available wifi network

Recently my Lumia 920 will not allow any wifi connections. I haven't changed any settings or did anything different with the phone, but when I try to connect it says "Your phone can not connect to the ...
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how can we delete the pics sent via whatsapp in nokia lumia 510

I am unable to delete the photos, received through whatsapp in nokia lumia 510. How can i delete these pics from Nokia lumia 510? When i delete these photos from gallery, these are not deleted and are ...
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How can I list/manage the currently installed certificates on Lumia 930?

So I would like to see all default and additional certificates on my Lumia 930 with WP8.1 Update 1. I did not find any menu in settings where I could list / add / delete certificates. Just for ...
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One-handed mode for windows 8.1 (Nokia Lumia 1520)

There are features that help to operate a large phone with one hand like reachability for iOS or one-handed mode for Samsung Galaxy Note. Is there such an ability for Windows Phone 8.1 (Nokia Lumia ...
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Lumia 535 suddenly loses all sound

I just bought my Lumia 535 3 months ago. Recently, sound problem happened. I din't do anything, I just left it there, then, all sounds lost. No ringing, no app sound, nor even vibration. I've checked ...
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How to add static IP in lumia 630

how can i add static IP in Nokia Lumia 630 ?? Currently there is no option in settings. Is there any other way where i can directly insert static IP in system through any software ??
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Why is my Lumia not recognised when plugged into Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Lumia 730 with WP 8.1 denim, when USB connecting it to windows 8.1 or Windows 7, it is recognised just fine, but when I use a Windows Server 2012 R2, the phone doesn't show up in file ...
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Can't disable airplane mode on Lumia 620

I can't disable airplane mode on my Lumia 620. When I turn it off, in less than one second, it turns back on. What should I do?
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when in Mixradio there is no option to purchasing nokia music

Have logged on to Mixradio using Windowsphone password but still do not have the option to buy music
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Auto-Upload to one drive dosent contain screenshots or saved photos [duplicate]

After enabling the auto-upload feature, it works fine that every new photo i take is uploaded, yet any screenshots or saved photos i save from within apps etc don't seem to be uploaded automatically ...
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How to recover text messages?

I had my back-up on, but I mistakenly deleted my few text messages. I was wondering if there is any way that I can recover them back. It is very important, any help would be appreciated.
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Lumia 830 - 5.1 Dolby Video plays only stereo in PC

I own a Lumia 830. When I record videos with 5.1 surround sound, the video on PC plays only in stereo. But in VLC I see another audio channel - audio 2 with the same track. Nevertheless, the audio ...
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How to check if a device is a testing one

I'm going to buy a Nokia Lumia 1520 at a store in my country. Normally, the store will use some phones, charging all the time (without inserting the sim card) for customer testing. Nokia Lumia 1520 ...
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Get all the text messages(SMSs) on my phone as a file on my computer [duplicate]

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 which is running Windows Phone 7.8. I would like to get all the text messages I have on my phone as a text file on my computer. There seems to be solution for phones running ...
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What is XAP Deployer?

I don't know anything is about XAP Deployer, I just found it here while browsing on Internet. Someone please tell me what exactly it is and why it is using?
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How to synchronize albums in Xbox music app with Nokia Mix radio?

I had xbox music pass, So i downloaded albums from xbox music store. These albums are only shown in xbox music app but not in Nokia mix radio. why?
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Nokia Lumia 520 Internet Sharing Problem

I set up my Nokia Lumia 520 as a Wifi Spot turning on Internet Sharing. When I'm connecting from my notebook to Nokia Lumia Wifi Spot it is connecting just fine, but in the Chrome or Firefox I get ...
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How do I reject/ignore an incoming call?

Today I received a call from a number I didn't recognize. I couldn't find a way to reject the the call so I was forced to let it ring. The only option I was given was to swipe up, which I assumed ...
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bugs in Lumia 730 with WhatsApp

Sometimes I can't send messages from WhatsApp. When pressing send button it appears like no messages have been sent. There is an another problem that, notifications are not getting untill I manually ...
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How Turn off Windows Phone keys vibration Windows 10?

I just update my Nokia Lumia 830 to Windows 10 Technical Preview, but I can't disable Windows keys vibration How I can fix this ?
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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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Nokia Lumia 520 freezes on boot

My Nokia Lumia 520 powers up, but freezes on the "Nokia" logo. I've tried a hard reset but nothing changed.
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Is there a way to change the “Nokia message” sound/waveform on Nokia Lumia phones?

On the Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1 Update, it appears that the "Nokia message" sound is the default alert sound used for USSD messages (see How can I change the alert sound on Windows Phone ...
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How can I change the alert sound on Windows Phone 8.1 update?

My Nokia Lumia 520 running Windows Phone 8.1 Update produces a system alert sound whenever I complete a call (because I am on a pay as you go plan - the alert text indicates the cost of the call). The ...