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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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View app crash reports

Is there any way to see some kind of crash report for apps? I don't mean online for my apps as a developer. I mean something like Windows' Event Viewer.
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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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Contact names not displaying with text messages

New Lumia 650: When I receive text messages from people in my Contacts, only the phone number displays (i.e. not the Contact name).
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How to connect Nokia Lumia 610 to Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4

I am trying to connect my Nokia Lumia 610 to my Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4, however the mac is not recognising its plugged in , and the phone is not showing its connected either (charging but not recognised ...
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International texts from Lumia 640 to Galaxy s6

My husband and I were texting freely between Ecuador and the US when I was using my Lumia 520 and he has a Samsung s6. I use ATT gophone. My lumia 520 broke and I bought a Lumia 640. Now, I can get ...
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wifi one or the other

To connect new devices to my router I have to make the router wireless setting visible, connect the device (enter router password) and then I can set the router wireless back to invisible. Has worked ...
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Arrow keys on bluetooth keyboard produce punctuation characters

I've successfully paired by bluetooth keyboard with my Microsoft Lumia 640 and it works great - mostly. The letters, digits and Enter key all work as expected, but the arrow keys are behaving very ...
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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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Propagate the password change among all the devices

I recently changed my password of my Windows Live account (handling my outlook, OneDrive). My Lumia 1020 is also connected to this account. I noticed though that I can still view my emails on the ...
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Unable to install some apps from memory card

I brought a new Lumia that runs Windows Phone 8 and now I am trying to install apps by manually downloading them and then installing it through the SD card (Store > SD card). I have installed some of ...
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Can I use my PC to make calls from my 640 XL?

I have a Lumia 640 XL, and I need to know if there is any method to call someone (using my number phone and the call app), but using my PC as an intermediary. I have a voice modulator, I want to make ...
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How to automatically forward all sms from Windows 10 mobile to PC?

Is there an app or settings to allow me to automatically forward all my SMS from my Windows 10 mobile (phone) to my windows 10 PC (email or an app like is available for iPhones and android phones)? ...
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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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Can't search Gmail

When I search for email on my phone (Lumia 800, WP 7.8), it has no results, even when I choose "search more in Google Mail" (which I assume searches mail on the server which hasn't been downloaded to ...
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How to download whole internal memory of Nokia Lumia (Windows Phone 8.1) to computer?

Good morning, i get Nokia Lumia 532 for file recovery process service (user deleted important contacts). I had do it with Android phones, but never with Windows Phones. So my question is - is there a ...
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Why does sound system is not working on lumia 550?

I have bought a fresh lumia 550 and it feels awesome. Recently I am getting problem on its sound system. All the sound system like mic, loudspeaker and earphone too are not working. I mean it is ...
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Can I use a mono bluetooth earpiece to play music and podcasts?

If I were to purchase a simple mono Bluetooth earpiece, would I be able to play music and podcasts through it from my Microsoft Lumia 640? Background... My last phone was a Samsung Galaxy S2. ...
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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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Nokia Lumia 710 Upgrade from 7.5 to 7.8 on a Mac Computer

Is there a way to upgrade a Nokia 710 from Windows 7.5 to 7.8 using a Mac desktop computer with OSX version 10.10.1? The Windows 7 Phone Connector for Mac app doesn't seem to be able to connect to ...
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maps are not available after updating lumia 625 to wp8.1

After updating my phone from WP8 to WP8.1, Maps will not open - it just say "Maps are not available on this phone". What can I do?
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Keep getting a white cloudy spot on my phone screen

On the top right hand side of my screen, every so often I’ll get this white cloudy spot on my phone. I don’t think it’s a stuck pixel because it’s cloudy and it doesn't appear to be a single pixel. ...
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Nokia Lumia 520 Radio doesn't work

I bought a Lumia 520 a few days ago and am pleased with it. But, the radio doesn't work at all well. I'm using the headphones that came with it, and realise they have to be plugged in to work as an ...
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How can i add bass to my ringtones on lumia 625?

I want to know if it is possible for me to add bass to my ringtones or atleast modify the sound so that i can hear the bass. Without bass, my ringtone is just loud noise.
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Lumia 720 Update problem

I am new user for Lumia 720 WP When i try to Update my phone, could see a blank status of updating message remains for a long while. How do i resolve this issue? Is it a Device defect? Thanks..
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Alarms sounding although no alarm is set

My phone keeps sounding an alarm at 2 and 3 am. There is no alarm set then and is driving me crazy. I can't put in whole phone off as I need to use the real alarm to wake me up in morning. I have gone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cloning Nokia 928 onto New Motherboard

I've fixed my phone after water damage (new screen+batery) and just installed those onto my old motherboard. However, my SIM card isn't working and keeps dropping network. I'm wondering if there's ...
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Can I edit the Firmware for my Windows Mobile?

Apologies if the question seems terrible! But it seems possible to me, well, I'm mainly a Mechanical Engineering student. So, First things first...I know the basics but don't know much about the core ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...