Questions tagged [settings]

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Is it possible to save a screen capture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I take a screenshot on a Windows Phone device? I know that applications, can use code to capture screens inside themselves, offering a "Save Screen" like option. The ...
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Is it possible to change the USB connection volume?

At work I have my ringer volume set to 1/30 (which still seems very loud...). When I connect the USB cable to sync or charge I still get a very loud notification sound. Is it possible to reduce the ...
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How do I change call forward number?

I have two phones, one from work and one of my own. Outside office hours I still want to get calls from customers or colleagues, so I use call forwarding feature a lot. The Windows Phone remembers ...
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Is there a way to specify the “Display Name” (or “File As”) in the People Hub?

In desktop Outlook if you have an entry in your contact address book which is maybe just a first name and company name you can set the company name (or anything else) as the display name (actually on ...
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Can I make the it ring from my phone speaker instead of the headset when I have a bluetooth headset connected?

When I connect my headset to the phone all of the ring, notification and alarm signals go through the headset speaker. This makes it quite hard to hear the phone ringing when I take of the headset ...
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Is it possible to change volume of ring signal without volume of the wakeup alarm being changed?

Is it possible to change volume of ring signal without the alarm volume being changed? It's quite annoying having to check that the wakeup alarm is on a normal volume every night before going to bed.
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Custom tone for new text messages etc

Mango introduced the ability to create and add custom ringtones to your phone, but is there a way (programmatic or otherwise) to create a custom tone to be used for a new text message or meeting ...
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Change format and appearance of inbuilt calendar live tile

I was wondering if we can change the date format of the calendar on the start screen. The current format "Tue 1" is pretty brief and I'd like to see a more detailed day/date format. Also, can we ...
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How To Erase A Phone

I started off with a Samsung Focus, and recently moved to a Lumia 900. I would now like to sell my Focus. How should I go about making sure that the phone has been properly erased of all personal ...
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Can Samsung Windows Phones use the Swype keyboard interface?

Samsung is known for pioneering Swype in its own and Android smartphones. Its an efficient way to do keyboard input. On my Samsung Focus S, is there anyway to enable a Swype keyboard?
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How Can I Change My Microsoft Account?

When I initially setup my Windows Phone 7, I used my work Microsoft Account. Now I want to change it to my personal one. How can I change the Microsoft Account I initially used to set up the phone? ...
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How can I remove the recently used programs on Windows Mobile 2003 [closed]

I have a PDA running Windows Mobile 2003. Every time a program is used, it shows up in the recently used section of the start menu. I have a program that saves the device registry state so I can ...
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How to pin WiFi settings on the start screen?

Is there a way to pin a shortcut to the WiFi settings on the start screen? It's just one extra click, but sometimes I need it really fast.
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How can I set my Windows 7 Phone's default DNS server?

I have a strange issue with my internet connection, where people coming over to my house are sometimes unable to connect to the internet. On my own computers I have also experienced the issue, but I ...
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How can I customize the appearance of Windows Phone?

To what extent can I change and customize the appearance of the Windows Phone interface? Are there built-in customization options or perhaps third-party apps that allow this?