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Is there a software update for Lumia 635 running WP 8.1?

I have been given this phone and I can't download apps like Skype or even update my Facebook or Messenger apps. What can I do to fix this issue?
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How to remove duplicated Skype entries from Contacts

Today, my Windows phone decided that it would be good to have a copy of all Skype contacts in the Contacts app. (Perhaps Skype was updated or something happened, in any case it did also seem to reload ...
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Can't log in to Skype lately

I've got Nokia Lumia 636 with Windows Phone 8.1. One of these days it stopped to log in to Skype. I tried to log in with Skype name, and with Microsoft account. Both methods fail. Although, I use ...
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My skype doesn't login on my Lumia 535.

I am using skype over my phone Lumia 535, I logged out one day, And then it doesn't Login again It gives this error which says "Oops, Please check your network settings and try again". now i have ...
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Skype Video not working with Windows Phone 10

My Skype on my Windows Phone 10 used to work fine up until suddenly, for some reason, I can see the person I am calling but they can't see me. They can hear me but not see me. I can see my video feed ...
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How to make calls in Skype Preview using my SIM card?

I was using Windows default messaging app, and somehow I decided to make my Skype Preview as default messaging app. Since I receive video calls. At first I use the call from Skype (phone icon), I ...
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text is not clear after typing to send a message in Skype in Windows Phone 8.1?

I've searched around for all possible and popular bugs of Skype in Windows Phone 8.1 (and there are some same bugs with Windows Phone 10) but I could not find this strange bug listed. Two colleagues ...
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Can I change my Skype status on a Lumia 950?

Since Skype is now integrated tightly with the OS I'm experiencing a few annoyances. First of all, I use Skype for work IM and have a lot of conversations. It's all but burying my text message ...
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Is it possible to set Skype to be the default dialer?

I am using data plan and want Skype to handle all my incoming and outgoing calls. E.g. When I go to "People" and tap on a phone number I want Skype to do the call and not the default dialer.
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Lumia 535 not receiving notifications for Viber and Skype

I cannot receive calls or notifications for Viber and Skype unless I connect to the application and go online. Even then, I receive nothing once on screen lock. Strangely, these apps also do not ...
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How can I keep Skype from telling me people's birthdays?

I use Skype on my Windows phone as well as on my tablet and various other devices. Only the Windows Phone variant lights up with a notification when it is someone's birthday. This is just not ...
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Chatting With Facebook Friends Via Skype App

I'm planning on taking a Windows Phone, and I was wondering if it is possible to talk to FB friends via the in-built Skype app, like you can do with the desktop application on a PC. Can anyone ...
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Skype sign in accepting only MS acc

I've had to reset phone to factory defaults and reinstall apps. After that I did not succeed to sign in with my skype account, as it's expecting only MS acc. WTF is that; did I miss some option? On ...
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Can you use a Bluetooth headset to receive Skype calls?

I have a Lumia 920 running the Black update, and a Plantronics bluetooth headset. I can make calls (either normal voice, or via Skype) and talk and listen through the headset. However, all incoming ...
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How to stop Skype from automatically using the loudspeaker

I have been quite happy with Skype's performance on Windows Phone 8 except for one issue. When I place a call and the recipient picks up, it will automatically put the call on speaker, and there doesn'...
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View history in Skype

Does anybody know how to view history in Skype? I have several rooms in my Skype, and when I open Skype, some history messages get downloaded but not all.
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Skype silent when desktop is connected?

I have a Nokia Lumia 920 and have phone 8 (no gdr2 yet) and have skype on it. It's great but when I am at work, I use the desktop client of Skype. Everytime I get a message there, the phone beeps. ...
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Windows phone 8 skype over 3G

Skype on m'y phone runs on the background but it is only activated when I'm connected on my local WiFi network. When using 3G (connected all the time) no Skype is ringing or do some notifications. ...
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What is meant by Skype Integration in Windows Phone 8?

I noticed that I still don't get toast notifications for new messages. (EDIT: Changing my chat status from invisible to available suddenly let off a flood of toasts from Skype.) I tried setting up an ...