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Recovering contacts from a backup in w10m

I accidentally removed an account from my w10m and most of my contact disappeared from People app. How can I recover them? I have a number of backups on my OneDrive. Thanks.
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Resetting a Lumia 640 to Windows 8.1

I want to reset my Lumia 640 to 8.1 in order to get wifi calling. But I have two questions about that: Will Windows Update automatically update to Windows 10 whenever I update the phone, or will it ...
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Lumia 640 XL: Trouble downloading MMS after updating to Windows 10 via Windows Insider

I've been waiting for the 10 update for my 640 xl for sometime, so I decided to take it upon myself to find out how to update it without waiting any longer. Turns out, windows insider is an app that ...
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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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Nokia Windows Lumia 635 Locked Out, Forgot paswordd [duplicate]

My windows phone got locked out and i forgot the password, I turn it on and it is normal i try entering a password i know it says try again in 32 minutes! Please help
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How to listen to FM radio in 1607?

In build 10586 and earlier, there was a separate FM radio app. After the forced update to 14393, it disappeared. How can i listen to radio now from my Lumia 640?
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Do Windows 10 phones still glitching (in 2016)? [closed]

I’ve seen several bad reviews about Windows 10 phones. Is it still unstable in 2016 ? How could you compare it’s quality to Android’s ?
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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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Some apps crash immediately, not opening at all, after Soft Navigation Bar is enabled via registry edit/hack

I'm using Microsoft Lumia 532 with w10mobile. The navigation bar hardware keys (back, home, search) of my phone are damaged. So I need the Soft Navigation Bar on my phone. But my device doesn't have ...
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How to re-enable Google mail?

In attempt to downgrade my phone to be a bit more dumb during vacation, I disabled synchronisation on my Google account inside the email settings. I was a bit surprised when the email tile ...
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Restart required message for real?

My Lumia 950 keeps getting this message: "Restart required: Your phone's settings or the SIM card have changed. Restart your phone to complete the installation." Is this for real?
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Stop displaying recent files list in File Explorer

In Windows Phone 10, the File Explorer is displaying recently Opened files similarly in Windows 10 Desktop File Explorer. A typical File Explorer is as below (here the recent files are not visible) ...
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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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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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Windows Phone Offline Update

Just a quick Question though. Is it possible to do an offline update of any lumia phone like we install custom roms in Android mobiles? I've a Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual sim with Windows Phone 8.1 ...
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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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Can I completely disable the camera functionality in a Lumia 930?

Is it possible to completely disable the camera functionality so that taking any sort of picture using any app is impossible?
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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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how do i do to download me some apps without arranging the family? [duplicate]

how to arrange this? because i cant download some application on my phone. please help me.
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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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How to backup complete phone (8.1)

I want to make a complete backup (system image) of my phone, and I remember reading somewhere that that's possible. However, now when searching for it, all I can find, both on the phone and on the web,...
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How to share my saved video through whatsapp in windows Phone 8.1

Please help me out here, I have saved a video from net in my windows mobile but when i wanted to share it via whatsapp, i am not able to see this video anywhere- Albums/Document. There is no specific ...
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Lumia 1020 keeps hanging

I've just been sent a replacement 1020 as mine developed a screen fault. I'm starting to wish I hadn't bothered... The new one has been hanging about twice a day, maybe more. Sometimes when the ...
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Is it possible to access technical logs/Event Viewer on a Lumia WinPhone?

I'm currently arguing a case where an authority claims that my sons phone was turned off at a specific point in time. I have technical logs, serverside, that corroborate that his phone was active ...
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Unable to connect the Lumia 520 to PC for file transfer

I'm unable to connect the Lumia 520 to the PC with USB. It charges the phone but doesn't show the device. I tried to update driver but that doesn't work out either. There are no system notifications ...
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How to increase storage in Lumia 520?

So in my Lumia I have the internal storage and I added a mini SD memory. However I just can save Media content on the SD card but the apps are still installed on internal storage and I struggle with ...
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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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Downloaded music/video can't be seen on Lumia 532

How to find downloaded songs or videos in my phone, Lumia 532? The downloads folder is empty.
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Virtual reality on Windows 10?

So, question is quite simple: I just received e-mail offer from one of e-shops I subscribed to and they are offering a bundle of Lumia 950/ Lumia 950 XL together with an apparatus which allows using ...
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Can I connect an external microphone and record sound from it?

Can I connect an external microphone to my Lumia 640 and record sound from it?
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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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Yahoo account info is incorrect- lumia 540

I am trying to add a new yahoo account in my windows lumia 540, but I am getting the error message "Yahoo account info is incorrect", I tried the below methods, Signed in using the other option ...
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is it possible to install "preview for developers" on my nokia lumia 610

I really want to have windows phone 8.1 on my Nokia lumia 610 but is it possible to install the preview for developers app or windows insider on a lumia 610
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Sync Windows Phone with Mac

This question has been asked in this community couple of years ago, and Windows Phone 7 connector for Mac has been suggested as the answer. Now times have changed and this service is no longer ...
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Why does Phone Update download stop after it reaches 65-70%?

I've registered for Windows Insider to get the latest Windows 10 Preview. I currently have Lumia 630 phone with Windows 8.1. Whenever I check the status of phone update download, it reaches up to 70% ...
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I WILL ASK ABOUT DOWNLOADING A NEW PROGRAM IN MY WINDOWS PHONE [duplicate]

I am an adult and i have an NOKIA Lumia and when i want to download a game or a program by the Net a message come to me when say that you should have your configuration of your family. I have an ...
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Whats the biggest MicroSD card I can insert in Lumia 535

I bought Lumia 535 yesterday and realised that I will need more memory. I know that Lumia 535 supports MicroSD cards, but I do not know what size is safe to buy. I am thinking about buying 32GB ...
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how to extract. db file of what's app in window fone? [duplicate]

pls help as I have lost my all the chat and office reports which was sent on what's app by my team .. pls help I tried searching could nt fighting so it pls urgent it's important
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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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Very poor performance of brand new Lumia 535's battery

I have brand new Lumia 535 from my employer, with (as I was informed) brand new battery inside. Since this is the secondary phone for my, I'm currently using it in a very limited rate and most of the ...
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Outdated calendar entry on lock screen

I'm using Lumia 535 with Google account and (default) setting of displaying nearest calendar event in the bottom part of my lock screen. Even though my phone syncs details with Google account (e-...
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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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Change startup screen

My Lumia 1020 came locked to my provider's carrier (O2 UK), as part of the customisation the startup screen shows their animated logo for a few seconds. I've had the phone unlocked and moved to ...
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"Other" Storage is what on a Lumia Icon? [duplicate]

I am receiving an out of storage message on my Nokia Lumia Icon phone. When I check my storage I see it has 19GB of data under the Other category. I have no idea what this data is. How do I find out ...
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Lumia 920 camera resolution

According to tech scecs, Nokia Lumia 920 have 8.7 MP main camera. Wheh I bought it, photos resolution was 3264×2448 px (7,990,272 px). But after some time I noticed that maximum photos resolution is ...
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Lumia 720 frozen screen with damage volume down button

How to restart stuck Nokia Lumia 720 with damage volume down button? Is it possible to restart without volume down button?
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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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