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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Microsoft Lumia

I am not able to update apps in my Windows phone. When I go to store it is showing error. I am not able to back up also. If I reset my phone I will lose my contacts & messages. Help me please.
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Images in SD card showing blank in gallery

When I take a picture, it saves and shows but after a while it shows black and when I try to view the pic, it says try again, does the same with my videos and whatsapp images saved on the SD card
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Lumia 8.0 preferred language setting problems

How can I view my network account info in my preferred language(English),I tried changing it from Chinese but couldn't.
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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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forgotton passcode on nokia 630

my daughter has my old phone and decided to change her passcode to a different number without telling anyone what it was and now cant remember it and now can't get into the phone, I have tried turning ...
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Retrieve voice notes from lost Windows phone

I've lost my Microsoft Lumia 550 Windows phone. I need to retrieve the voice notes and these are not showing within the music folder of One Drive. Does anyone know how to get these back?
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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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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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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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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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How to make Nokia Lumia 635 RM-975 display on pc after windows 10 new update?

After the latest windows 10 update, my Nokia Lumia 635 RM-975 does no longer appear when connected to the Pc. When i try to update the drivers automatically, it says : A service installation section ...
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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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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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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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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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Nokia Lumia 620 suddenly cannot receive or send mms messages

I have had a nokia lumia for about 2 weeks, and suddenly my mms messages aren't coming in, or sending. I am connected to Wi-Fi, and my data is turned on. It just suddenly stopped yesterday
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Phone crashed after playing 15 or more music files in the normal media player

My phone crashed after playing 15 or more music files in the normal media player, it's a Nokia Lumia with WP 7.8. If I stream music from Onedrive, or when I'm watching video's everything is fine. ...
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Nokia spontaneously reset

My work has issued me a Nokia Lumia 625 with Windows Phone 8.1. The other day there was a massive update which I downloaded and it worked fine. About an hour ago, I discovered that my phon had done a ...