Questions tagged [lumia]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
1answer
626 views

Increase video volume

When watching a video with the built-in media player, the video volume sometimes is quite low, even when set to maximum. Using the same headphones, music is loud enough though. Is there a possibility ...
3
votes
2answers
713 views

Resume for audiobooks?

Does windows phone have resume for audiobooks? I'm currently using an iphone and looking to switch to a Lumia. One of the key uses I have for the phone is listening to audiobooks in m4b format. The ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Nokia Lumia 610 keeps restarting

We have a few Nokia Lumia 610's and they keep restarting The phone is left on a desk then it plays the start up music and displays the enter SIM Pin page. this happens once to twice a day on all the ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How to back up photos without USB in Windows Phone 7.*? No Zune Sync

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 (Windows Phone 7.8) here, and the USB port has been damaged. It still charges, but USB syncing is no longer possible. The owner of the phone wants their photos backed up, ...
5
votes
1answer
4k views

Songs not showing up on Lumia 920 default music player

Yesterday I thought I was tired of listening to the same list of music I have on my phone, so I went ahead and plugged in the USB cable to my laptop (running Linux Ubuntu), deleted all the songs I had ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

NO SIM after installed update. Fixable?

Today I got Nokia 925 after waiting long time (T-Mobile USA). I cut my old SIM, installed, all worked great. Then I setup phone, everything worked great. Installed Windows update on phone. Phone ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

How to disable alerts/notification for operator confirmation on sms

I have seen the settings where the sms delivery confirmation can be turned off, but what I need to do is to disable the notification that comes on top. Any way to get this done on Windows Phone 8, I ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

No zoom options while recording video

I am using Nokia Lumia 520. There is no zooming option available while recording video. Is there any windows app supports zoom?
5
votes
2answers
4k views

Speech Language is not downloading

I have changed my speech language to new one, and it showing Downloading all the time. It has been still Downloading for 2 weeks (It's only 24Mb, expected to finish within a minute). I have connected ...
0
votes
1answer
402 views

Windows 8 phone-Lumia 620 connected to Windows 7 Home basic edition- Windows explorer doesn't show the items on phone

Windows 8 phone-Lumia 620 when connected to laptop with Windows 7 Home basic Windows explorer doesn't show the items on phone-Please suggest Tried the Windows app for Desktop but no luck.
4
votes
1answer
3k views

Phone is automatically restarting every 10-15 mins

I bought Nokia Lumia 520, Windows 8 OS phone on May 24th. Within a week, i got an issue. If i keep my phone idle for some 10 minutes, i can't unlock the screen. I need to do a force restart by ...
1
vote
1answer
502 views

Lumia 820 compass going crazy

Whenever I use the HERE Drive+ Beta app on my Lumia 820 the compass spins to face random directions at 1 second intervals. It does this even if the phone is sitting on the kitchen table not moving. ...
1
vote
2answers
52k views

When Lumia 610 will be updated to OS 8? [duplicate]

I am owning Lumia 610 and is there any way to know when My phone gets OS 8 update?
2
votes
6answers
42k views

Connecting Nokia Lumia 620 to Desktop with Windows XP

I have windows XP home edition in my desktop. when I connect my New Nokia Lumia 620, it does not recognise it. Windows explorer does not show Nokia connected. It used to recognise Nokia N73 thru Nokia ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Make ringer volume differ from music volume and vice versa

I am using a Lumia 710 and I like to listen to my music at a low volume (10-15) The problem is the same volume controls are used by the ringer which is not highly audible. Is there a setting or an app ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Cannot connect to secure wifi network

On my Nokia Lumia 620, whenever I try to connect to a secure wi-fi network that uses WPA2 Enterprise for security and 802.1x (PEAP using MSCHAPv2) as its authentication method, I get an error message ...
3
votes
5answers
2k views

How can i get BBC iPlayer to work on Windows Phone 7.x?

I have a Nokia 610 running WP7.5. I want to listen to radio catchup but while I can navigate to the page and click 'play' in IE, nothing happens. I can listen to live radio but not anything on catchup,...
3
votes
1answer
15k views

Using the front camera for video calls on Nokia Lumia 620 using 3G network

How do I use the front camera on my Nokia Lumia 620 for video calls using 3G network? I am able to use the front camera for Skype calls etc. but not for 3G based video calls. Others also seem to have ...
6
votes
1answer
203 views

Change the way zune syncs music files from computer

I am using Zune 4.8.2345.0, whenever I connect my mobile to my computer, it syncs music files, and stores it in the music folder. I am annoyed by the way it syncs it. It saves in folders by Artist ...
2
votes
2answers
76 views

Mark multiple maps for download at once?

I have a Nokia Lumia 620. I would like to download all of europe to have for offline use. On my Symbian phone I could mark all maps via the Nokia Suite at once for download and it would then ...
9
votes
4answers
12k views

How to save offline maps to SD card?

I own a Nokia Lumia 620 which has 8GB internal memory and allows up to 64GB SD card. The approx 6GB internal memory available are quite limiting to store a lot of offline maps. Is it possible to ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Windows Phone 7 (Nokia Lumia 800) - Problems accessing marketplace

I just got a lumia 800(won it) and I have not yet connected to provider but wanted to install some apps. Every-time I try to go to the marketplace I run into this problem Marketplace Error We're ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a "select all" option in WP8

I use Lumia 820 with WP8. I use MS word in its office app. I would like to know if there is a "select All" option in the windows phone 8. Just like ctrl + A in Windows desktop.
2
votes
2answers
7k views

Sim card locked

I'd like to ask a question about the icon on the top left. I've read on a WP8 board that's a locked sim icon, but why my phone locks the simcard ? The only way I found to unlock the card is: 1- go to ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

What does "RGB Stripe" mean, in relation to the Nokia Lumias

I was comparing the features of some Lumias and one of the display "features" for the Lumia 920 and 820 is "RGB Stripe" - what makes this so special (say, in comparison to the 800 that doesn't list ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Is there a way to "lock" the status bar on WP8 (Lumia 920)?

I am tired of swiping down the screen every time to see the status bar. Is there a way to keep it static? Thanks!
7
votes
2answers
407 views

WP8 or Nokia Battery Problem with Wireless Charging

I am experiencing an odd problem with wirelessly charging my phone. When placed on the charger, with about 40% battery. The phone 'binged' to let me know it was charging. ~8hrs later, the phone was ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Does the phone automatically uses laptop internet when connected with usb

Since yesterday, I have disabled mobile internet on my phone since my data ran out. Just a while ago when I connected my mobile to laptop to sync with Zune, I received mail on my phone. Later I ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

How to Turn Off Nokia Drive After Reaching Destination?

When using the Nokia Drive GPS application on a Lumia 920, I'm encountering an issue where once I reach my destination and begin using my phone for other purposes, Nokia Drive is still actively ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Lumia 710 problem upgrading to windows phone 7.8

Location: India Device : Lumia 710 I connected the device to mac my and launched Windows Phone (for Mac OS X). Checked for updates. It found an update and when I tried to installed it on my Lumia ...
4
votes
2answers
847 views

Whats the difference between setting an APN or leaving it blank

The internet on my lumia 710 is working irrespective of entering an APN or not. So, my question is whether setting an APN has any advantages or speed boost. I mean rather than mobile inquiring the ...
4
votes
2answers
8k views

Bluetooth not working as expected on Lumia 610

I tried to bluetooth some photos to a Nokia Lumia 610 from my Nokia N8, and each time my N8 said "failed to connect". I then tried pairing the 610 with the N8, and while it said "Pairing Successful" ...
1
vote
1answer
439 views

Battery comparison on 2G vs 3G

Nokia lumia 710 is great windows device but with a mediocre 1320 mAh battery. The phone needs a charge twice a day with moderate to heavy usage. Right now I am using a 3G internet pack on mobile which ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

What is the default Lock Screen Wallpaper?

An app changed the wallpaper on my lock screen. I was so mad at the app, I uninstalled it. I'd like to go back to the default wallpaper, but I don't remember what the default wallpaper was. If it ...
0
votes
1answer
141 views

Lumia 920 Pricing [closed]

I know this is a pretty basic question, but I feel like this a good forum to ask it upon. I haven't heard anything on the pricing of the Nokia Lumia 920. I'm an avid iPhone user and as long as the ...
4
votes
1answer
7k views

Playing radio via the speaker

Is it possible to play the radio through the speaker and not through the earphones? I've looked at the settings while the radio is playing, and the only option seems to be to save the current channel ...
5
votes
2answers
26k views

Copy Photos From Phone to Computer and Store By Date

When I was using a digital camera, I used to copy my photos from the camera to my computer. I would store them in my Photos directory, and the transfer process would automatically create a folder for ...
7
votes
4answers
24k views

Connecting Windows Phone 7 smartphone to the computer without Zune

Is using Zune the only way to access the phone's files via the computer? I assumed that at the very least I would be able to access the Lumia 610's mass memory directly from Windows Explorer as an ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Saving battery life on the Lumia 610

My parents just got the Nokia Lumia 610, and I've set it up using the same "battery saving" features I have on my N8 - power saver automatically goes on, changed connection from 3G to E, screen dims ...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Does a Bluetooth Keyboard work with Windows Phone?

I bought a Mini bluetooth Keyboard for my Nokia Lumia 710. But it doesn't seem to work. Is there any way to get a bluetooth keyboard to work with Windows Phone 7.5?
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Registry Editor on Lumia 800?

Is there any possibility to edit the registry on a Nokia Lumia 800? I know there are options to get one on HTC devices but it seems there is no for Nokia phones.
5
votes
1answer
521 views

Lumia 800 battery lifetime

I have a Lumia 800 and I recently switched provider (and sim card, of course). I noticed a big drop in the lifetime of the phone's battery after the switch. It's strange. I give the phone the same ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

Is it possible to install windows 8 on windows phone device?

I am currently in the process of getting a nokia lumnia 800 phone. Is it possible to install to get windows 8 beta installed on it as the operating system and if so, how can I go about it?
3
votes
2answers
288 views

Adding .3g2 files

I would like to transfer some .3g2 videos from my old phone to my Lumia 800. It seems that the Lumia 800 supports that particular file format, but Zune does not. I can't even see the files through ...
8
votes
3answers
2k views

Autofocus does not work when using the camera button

I have a Nokia Lumia 800. When I use the camera button to take a photograph, autofocus does not work. Instead, I tap the subject on the screen for it to focus on it. I expect to have to tap-to-...
2
votes
0answers
790 views

Problems connecting to Exchange 2003 with a Nokia Lumia 800 [closed]

When connecting to an Exchange 2003 server, everything appears to go OK, but on a Noika Lumia, we're only ever able to send a single email - others fail and go to the phone's outbox. Why might this be?...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Enable Nokia Music Mix Radio on Lumia 800

I have a new Nokia Lumia 800 and would like to enable Nokia Music Mix Radio on it. It just was released in two more countries (Germany and Switzerland), and from the reviews in the marketplace it ...
5
votes
2answers
652 views

When can we expect a Wi-Fi hot-spot feature for Nokia Lumia 800?

Windows Phone 7.5 has the Wi-Fi hotspot feature. But Nokia Lumia 800 seems to be an exception to this. A Wi-Fi hotspot is a great feature to use while on the move. Rumors has that there'll be a ...
4
votes
3answers
12k views

What diagnostic tools are available on (specifically Nokia) Windows Phones?

Are there any (hidden) diagnostic tools available on Nokia Windows Phones (or Windows Phone in general)?
7
votes
1answer
4k views

How do I access the full battery status diagnostic in my Lumia 800?

I have been using a new Lumia 800 since a week ago, and even after the latest update (firmware version 1600.2487.8107.12070) the battery lasts less than my old Trophy 7. I have accessed the battery ...

1
3 4 5 6
7