Questions tagged [settings]

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Phone locks while using camera

I would like to prevent my phone from locking itself while I'm using the camera. I don't see any option in camera settings to prevent or delay locking. Is there any way to accomplish this?
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display+touch and network+ do not open on lumia 520

In settings, display+touch and network+ are not opening on my Lumia 520. I bought this phone from showroom with Update 2. It has "OS version: 8.0.10327.77 or 8.0.10328.78".
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Cannot Delete Tmp File in Pictures Folder

I have this file since several months ago, and now my phone is running out of memory. The size of the file is not growing or decreasing. But, it is really annoying because it has 433Mb size and exists ...
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The Phone isn't switching on

I use a Lava Iris Win1 Windows phone running on Insider Preview. I recently downloaded an update on the phone. It asked me to restart the phone and I did. But then, it isn't switching on :( it shows ...
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No brightness setting?

I am using a Windows Phone 8 made by an indian manufacturer(Micromax Canvas Win W121). Its not a Lumia phone.My phone is running Windows Phone 8.1 update 2. But there is no brightness slider in ...
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Setup an autoconfig for IMAP/SMTP compatible with Windows Phone 8

Is it possible to setup an autoconfig XML, such as the one used for Thunderbird, which will work for Windows Phone 8? This should be able to set the correct settings for IMAP and SMTP servers for the ...
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Yahoo accounts in Linked Inbox no longer work

Everytime I open my linked inbox, it asks me to update my account info and that my passwords are incorrect. Each time I know I am entering the correct password because I can log into yahoo in IE. ...
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Changing mail settings without deleting the account

In my company, we changed our email hosting provider. The username used to send and receive mail is not the same. With Outlook or Thunderbird this was no problem. We just had to change the username ...
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Cannot install Asphalt 8 from the Store

When I type "Asphalt 8" in the Windows Phone Store, only "Asphalt Hack" is returned, not the game. When I clicked on a link for Asphalt 8 from the website, it took me to the store, but displayed an ...
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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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How to activate sound alarms for the Katwarn app?

How do I activate sound alarms for the Katwarn app? At the moment the app only shows notifications, which you will miss if you don't check your phone regularly.
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How do i mannually enter email account and settings into windows lumia phone

Hello I have two windows phone models running on windows 8.1. My Lumia 1020 (909) and Lumia 630 were okay until about two weeks ago when I started having mail exchange server problems which in turn ...
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Why does the song plays in the music player even during the incoming call?

I am using Microsoft Lumia 540, I listen to songs in the music player via headset and I generally put my phone in my pocket. When I get a call the music player should stop and default ringtone should ...
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Start screen wallpaper won't change

I'm trying to change my Start Screen Wallpaper but whenever I do the old one remains and nothing I do will update it. Is there a way to manually force this or another approach I could take?
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Automatically setting the time in Windows Phone 8.1 without SIM-card

According to this article, since Windows Phone 8.1 you don't need a SIM-card in your phone to have it automatically adjust the built-in clock, since 8.1 supports NTP for this purpose, not just using ...
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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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Bluetooth name is not displaying in my Lumia 525 Windows Phone?

In my Lumia 525 Windows Phone I have problem with my Bluetooth. If I switch on my Bluetooth it's not showing the devices (Bluetooth on) name which are near to me. But sometimes it's showing and most ...