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Change single tap for execute to double tap

More often than not I accidentally execute a link in IE when all I wanted to do was to move the screen. Is it possible to make a double tap a requirement to open a link?
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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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Flush the DNS on mobile

Is there a way to flush DNS like we do on windows PC. Actually, deleting history is a pain and again entering all the credentials and setting cookie is tough. The reason i need to flush DNS is ...
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Where are the videos from 3rd party apps saved

I have whatsapp installed on my lumia 710 running on 7.5 tango. Yesterday one of my friends send a Picture and video but I deleted the chat later. Now, I can find the image in pictures album Saved, ...
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When I delete pics on OneDrive, does it also delete on my phone?

I wondered if it was possible to know if the pics deleted on One Drive do disappear also on my phone, since my One Drive storage is almost full of pics and I need it only to save Office documents. (...
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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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Lumia 525 shows both Lumia Denim and Lumia Cyan? [duplicate]

Im using DP in my Lumia 525, while DP is enabled Extras+Info shows Lumia Cyan whereas by disabling it shows Lumia Denim in Extras+Info under Settings. Why it shows Lumia Cyan as i have Lumia Denim. ...
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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 ...
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Can we launch applications from the lock screen itself?

Can we launch applications from the lock screen itself? I am using a Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1.10.
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Lumia 1020 headphones functionality?

Can someone tell me functionalities of Nokia Lumia 1020 headphones do? I was wondering, how to control volume using lumia 1020 headphones?

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