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Is it possible a block a contact in lumia 520?

I need to block a certain phone number from contacting me. I don't know where to find this option in Nokia Lumia 520. Can someone please help with this issue?
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Sms Counter app for Windows phone 7.5 being randomly reset

I've been using the Nokia "Compteurs" (french) app on my good ol' Lumia 800 which is running 7.5. This application goal is to increment app counters every time you're making a call, sending SMS or ...
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Source of unlocked Lumia 520

I bought a Nokia Lumia 520 which is said to be decoupled ("independent") from telco providers. It seems to be decoupled (I can use it with any SIM) but when I turn the phone on, the first thing I see ...
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A small ball got stuck in audio jack, how to get it out?

By a kid's mistake a ball got stuck inside my phone's audio jack. Jack's shape inside is like narrowing tunnel and ball got jammed in there. At Nokia service, they are asking for amount almost half ...
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Phone has been hanging a lot after updating to 8.1

Ever since I have upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1, my Lumia 520 has been hanging a lot. When it happens, the phone just freezes everything on the screen and nothing happens until I take out the battery, ...
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How to change the profile picture in whatsapp if the pictures is saved in a different folder?

i am using lumia 520. and whatsapp version i am using now is 2.11.494.0. i am not able to set a profile picture from a folder that is in my sd card. when i choose change profile pictures, it displays ...
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What are the settings required for internet sharing between smartphone and pc

After connecting my Nokia Lumia 525 to my pc(Windows XP), I am not able to use the internet on my pc through my mobile device. I have turned on the internet sharing option by going in settings yet it ...
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Scan your memory card : Message, at starting the phone

whenever I restart my phone A message pops up scan your memory card. As per command I have scanned it using my pc's Norton Antivirus. But the message is keep popping up. Although memory card is ...
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WhatsApp crashes, shows black screen

After switching to Windows Phone 8.1 many times, WhatsApp has started crashing on my Lumia 520. When that happens, all I see is a black screen. How can I fix this?
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What is wrong with predictive texting in WP8.0?

I'm finding sending SMS with my new Lumia 1020 is a massive pain in the backside. Compared to my old Lumia 610 running WP 7.5/7.8 it's just plain terrible: If I type "i " it does not capitalise to "I ...
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Does switching phones also let you take your purchased apps to the phone you are switching over? [duplicate]

I am using Nokia lumia 1020 with windows 8.1.10. Thinking to buy Lumia 132. So when I sign in by my Microsoft account in 1320, Would I also get all my purchased apps in that also? Does switching ...
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Remove Date and Time from lock-screen

I am using Nokia Luima 520 with windows 8.1.10 version. From the lock screen I wish to remove date and time. It is only because I am huge bing fan and like most of the images offered by bing to it's ...
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High battery consumption issues with windows 8.1, Any solution?

I have recently upgraded to windows phone 8.1 developer's preview for my Nokia Lumia 520. With its touchy features I got a side-effect, that is, the battery gets low very quickly. Any specific ...
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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 to register a Windows phone over remote desktop connection?

I created a Windows 8.1 VM on Azure and installed VS 2013 Premium with update 2 on it. Then I tried to register my Lumia 1020 (WP 8.1 installed) using "Windows Phone Developer Registration 8.1" but it ...
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How can I change my phone's Bluetooth name? [duplicate]

In Windows Phone (Nokia Lumia 525) I can't rename by Bluetooth name, and by default its showing 'Windows'. If all my friends (all are using Windows Phone) try to share some files through Bluetooth ...
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Share full resolution photos on Twitter, Instagram, etc

Is there any way I can share my full resolution photos on Twitter and other social networks? I recently bought the Nokia Lumia Icon, and it has a 20 MP camera. The original photos are very nice but ...
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How similiar is a lumia and a android (galaxy s3 ) in terms of file transfering?

I'm thinking of getting myself a new smartphone and the windows phone caught my attention. I gave one to my mother (lumia 720) and she loved it. I never used one myself though. One of the things i ...
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Cannot install Black update on Lumia 520

I have a Lumia 520. Despite using wifi, I am not able to get the Lumia Black update, it is stuck at 0%. What should I do? I have made sure I have enough free space on my phone.
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Bluetooth range of Windows phone

What is the bluetooth range(the most distance kept by two phones where bluetooth connection didnt failed) for windows phone ? Is it varry by phone-by-phone ?
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What is sacrificed by installing the Windows Phone 8.1 preview?

What will be sacrificed by installing the Windows Phone 8.1 preview? I just purchased a Lumia 925 and switched carriers. So far I like it, but my original intent was to install the preview. Now, ...
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Can I get a Nokia Lumia Icon outside the US?

I am from Algeria, I saw the new Nokia Lumia Icon smartphone, and I like it and want to own one. But I don't know if this is possible since its exclusively available from Verzion. They say its ...
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What is the naming system of Nokia Lumias?

Inspired by recent question about difference between two Lumias, I wonder what are the general rules in the Lumia numbers. (including those ?rare? numbers like 928 etc).
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Browser for flash videos and RTSP streaming support

Are there any browser for playing flash videos and rtsp streaming support?
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Difference between Lumia 525 and 526?

What are the difference between Lumia 525 and Lumia 526 ? Which model is better among these two?
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Camera native application keeps opening itself

On multiple occasions, the native camera applications opens itself. This can even happen when the phone is locked and posed an a table. Is there a way to prevent this problem, or is this a harware one ...
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Internet pass-through for my windows phone 8

I am a WP8 user. I wish to use my laptop's internet connection with my windows phone. Before switching to windows, i used to have an htc phone which had a connection wizard providing an internet pass-...
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Cannot use mobile internet when in range of wifi

I have a problem with using mobile internet on my Nokia Lumia 925. When my wifi is on, everything works as it should. When I turn off wifi, my phone should switch to mobile internet (this is turned on)...
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Will upgrading to Windows Phone 8.1 void my manufacturer's warranty?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Black OS. I want to upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 after reading Windows Phone 8.1: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly [Review] But will the upgrade cost me the phone'...
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Unable to turn on/off wifi

I am having Lumia 620,i am unable to turn on/off my wifi.In the settings menu it is showing as turned on for Wifi but when i click on the wifi option it shows as off.I am unable to turn it on and it ...
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Why is there a 10 megapixel max for images when syncing to OneDrive? Even over WIFI?

I can understand if they limit this over mobile to protect me from myself, even though I have an unlimited data plan. Limiting it over WIFI though make no sense. My new Nokia Icon has a 20 megapixel ...
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How to signout from onedrive in windows phone 8.1?

I have multiple one drive account . Earlier in windows phone 8 I was able to do a signout and login into another account , but now I am not finding that option . How can I do it in windows phone 8.1 ? ...
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CPU Speed checker for Lumia

Is there any application available for checking the speed of the CPU for Lumia?
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How to update from Windows Phone 8 to Windows Phone 8.1?

Today I read news about a Windows Phone Update coming to Lumia mobiles: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/04/03/nokia_winphone_8_1_mobes/ I have Nokia Lumia 525. How do I update its OS from Windows ...
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How to set Userdefined homepage in Internet Explorer?

How to add userdefined homepage to Lumia 525? I searched a lot in my phone , but unable to found . Is it possible ?
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Equalizer is not showing on Lumia 525

I just updated the audio settings on my Lumia 525. When I go to Settings, the description mentions equalizer: However, when I open audio settings, there's no equalizer there: What could be the ...
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How to find the videos downloaded with YouTube HD app

I'm using Nokia Lumia 525 and I'm facing a strange issue. I've downloaded some videos via the YouTube HD app to my phone. Currently it using phone memory. I can see the videos and play it in downloads ...
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Where is the notification section in my Windows Phone?

In my Nokia Lumia 525 Windows Phone I want to see all my notifications just like in Android OS Phones. If I received a new message in my FB messenger or from other Apps i’m able to see at the top but ...
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Watching movies on internet

I have a nokia lumia 925 and the main problem is that i cant watch movies from the internet,it even doesnt show the play button,mayby someone knows whats the problem,becouse i cant figure it out. ...
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Can't find the audio files which I received via WhatsApp on my Nokia Lumia 520 [duplicate]

The audio files I received via WhatsApp are seen nowhere on my phone. I don't use an external memory card, so I guess the audio files will be saved in the internal memory. But I cant find them ...
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How to unlock my phone after many failed attempts [duplicate]

Someone tried entering various passwords in my phone so that he could unlock it. Since he didn't know my password my phone locked itself. I still remember the password I had set in my phone but I've ...
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What does the postfix of Nokia Lumia model number mean?

I see that some sellers are using postfixes for Nokia Lumia models but I don't know what these postfixes mean. For example, there is Nokia Lumia 720 but there is also Nokia Lumia 720.1 and Nokia ...
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Roaming turned off but icon shows on?

I'm using a Nokia Lumia 625 with Windows Phone 8. I currently have a small triangle icon which I understand is an indication that roaming is activated. But when I check the settings, it says roaming ...
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Why am I unable to answer calls from the lock screen on my Lumia 520?

I purchased a 520 for my elderly mum. She finds answering a call quite difficult. Press power Swipe up Tap Answer My friend has a 620 which has the Answer and Reject buttons directly on the lock ...
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Why am I not able to switch-off my Windows Phone while it is charging?

Today I bought a Nokia Lumia 525 and I tried to switch it off while charging but I was not able to do that since my phone automatically turned on after being switched off. There is no problem in ...
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Best antivirus for windows phone lumia 525 [duplicate]

I looked on app store and not found any trustable popular antivirus.., Why is there no antivirusd for windows phone ?
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Syncing with GMail fails

Yesterday I bought Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8. All is fine, but gmail - it won't connect to gmail, synchronize anything (mails, contacts). All it does is asks me for username and password, which I ...
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How to map whatsapp images to Onedrive?

Before last Whatsapp update for my Windows Phone, images were getting stored under saved pictures and I was able to see them in Onedrive, but after latest update I am no longer able to send my ...
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How to stop downloading app updates when connected in Mobile data?

I am using Nokia Lumia 520. I need to control downloading application updates. When i connected in WiFi, i started downloading updates(partially completed). But when i came out of the WiFi range, it's ...
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My app's list is coming in alphabetical order separated by alphabet's(hear the main problem is alphabets are also showing on the screen)

hai i buy a new nokia lumia 520 yesterday i add only whats app & we chat app only but now the list (such as settings,angrybird, here maps,etc..,) all are changed & all are coming a new format ...

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