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Can't update anything on Store

I got some updates on my store including the store update, but none o them seems to be updating, after clicking update in 2-3 seconds it shows error. the message is same for all: Try that again ...
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Failed to update system apps

I am using Nokia Lumia 720 with Windows 10. Windows store shows few apps(Equaliser, Rate your device, Gestures & Touch) to be updated. But, when I click to update them it fails saying "Error - see ...
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cannot download any apps from store in Nokia lumia 630?

I cannot download any app from store.Please help me.When I click on install it is not showing any message.My internet connection is fine.
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If I want to beta test other people's Windows Phone apps where do I find those apps?

It seems that developers are keen to have their apps beta tested but where do you go if you want to offer to test? Where do you find apps which haven't yet reached the marketplace?
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Not able to rate or review apps

I am from India and using Nokia lumia 710 device. Right now, I am running updated 7.8 OS but the problem persisted earlier too. The issue is that whenever I try to post rating and review about any ...
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Cannot change credit card for a failed payment

I canceled one of my credit cards that were associated with my Microsoft Account as a backup payment card. There is one other credit card and a PayPal account also associated with the account. For ...
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Store error on installing WhatsApp

I have a Microsoft Lumia 640 Dual Sim, running Windows Phone 8.1. I accidentally uninstalled WhatsApp from the phone. Now when I try to install it back from the store, i get an error asking me to try ...
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stuck on a useless lumia 525 with windows 10 mobile's buggy insider preview [duplicate]

i have a lumia 525 with windows phone 10 insider preview, i couldn't install the latest preview and am stuck in a buggy one, whatever, i reseted it to factory settings yesterday and there is only 5 ...
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error code of 80020006 while installing app

I'm getting the error code 80020006 while installing an app from the store. I' not able to install any app from the store, please help me.
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How can I delete my app review & rating?

I'm a developer, and I implemented a rate and review feature on my phone. I accidentally rated my own app, is it possible to remove this rating?
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How to add a payment option for a specific country?

I am from Nigeria, I would like to know how to add my debit card and billing information on my ewallet in Windows Phone 8.
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NFC payments in store

I'm pretty sure I know the answer but asking for my partner. We've both got new contract sims & Lumia 640 each. We know we can pay for apps & games through our pay monthly contract. My partner ...
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Uninstalled an application but the store shows it as still installed. How can I reinstall it?

I updated to the latest Windows Phone 10 Technical preview. In the process I lost all of the application data that I had stored on my SD card and need to reinstall my apps. I removed the applications ...
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Unable to install some apps from memory card

I brought a new Lumia that runs Windows Phone 8 and now I am trying to install apps by manually downloading them and then installing it through the SD card (Store > SD card). I have installed some of ...
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Where to find apps for Nokia Lumia 800?

I just bought a Nokia Lumia 800 and it has Windows Phone 7.8 installed on it. All good and nice but I'm not able to download any apps. When I go to http://www.windowsphone.com, select an app (even ...
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Lumia camera beta and lumia camera classic

Are these apps still available to any devices, cause i can't get them from store on my 520.
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how to know number of installs for an app on windows store

In Windows Store for mobile apps, I see number of ratings for every app. Absolutely this is not the number of installs. So, how can I find how many times a mobile app on Windows store has been ...
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Store won't work after Windows Phone 8.1 update [closed]

Today I updated Preview for Devs Windows Phone 8.1. After update I hit store icon and gone exploring changes. There were some other updates and after I finished downloading all of them, my store just ...
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Red border around apps in the store

I'm running WP 7.8. Occasionally when I'm browsing the store I'll see an app which has a red border around it, although when viewing the app page directly (as opposed to in a list with other apps) the ...
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What is the limit for 3G marketplace downloads?

When I am trying to download some of the bigger apps/games, marketplace blocks the download until the phone has WiFi connection available. What is the limit for this? 10, 50, 100 MB?
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Cannot download certain apps after Windows 10 upgrade

I have a Lumia 1020. Originally it was on Windows Phone 8.1 and I did the Insider Preview to get a preview of Windows 10 Mobile. During that time, I downloaded some apps/games and they worked fine. ...
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Not able to download apps on Lumia 535

I'm not able to download any app on my phone (Lumia 535). The preexisting apps are the only apps I am able to update or reinstall. After I select the install button in the store it goes to the ...
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Does Windows Phone App Store give a way to contact developer?

I can't see any documentation/contact-us information on an app I bought - just the information on the main app page. Isn't this standard app-store functionality, so people can report bugs? Other than ...
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How to send an app to a friend?

How do I share an app? I'd like to share an app with my friend. Is it possible? Just want to send him a link to the store directly from my phone.
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Store says I don't have enough space, but I do

I'm trying to download a Game called Dungeon Hunter 4, it takes around 700mb, I have more than 1,5Gb free and still I cant download the Game, it says i must clear space. Please help
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Error code 805a0194 when submitting an app review

I'm trying to submit a review for the app SEQR using my Nokia Lumia 920 with 8.1 Developer Preview. Whe I press submit I get this error message: There is a problem completing your request. Try ...
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Is it possible to download an app not available in my country? What about buy it?

An aggregated question I know but... Sometimes developers choose to publish their app for some specific market instead of make globally available. In this case you will be presented with an advice ...
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Store search language?

It seems the store app will only search in my local language. When an app happens to have a german translation, and I search for its english title, it is not found! Can I change this without changing ...
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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 ...
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If I buy an exclusive OEM app, can I download it in a future phone of another brand?

Some Games/App are available only for one OEM. Let's take Nokia for example. I buy a game called RISK (exclusive to Nokia) in my Nokia Lumia 800. Several months later, I buy another phone. For ...
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Error code 805a0193 when using Store

My Lumia 535 is failing to download apps or even install them, instead it gives me an error code 805a0193. I have been trying for the past 2 days now. How can I fix this?
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Mysterious “SFT_5055W” app downloaded automatically by the Store

An application, which I have never seen before, named "SFT_5055W" was updated automatically by the Store. Clicking on it brings me to the "Try that again" page with error code 1 and CV: M2S0/wO/...
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Clicking on specific apps in Microsoft store crashes the store instantly. Why?

I have noticed that Microsoft Store crashes (force close) when I search and click on the app icon. This problem does only happen with certain apps for example Audiobooks from audible and Scan - QR ...
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Wi-Fi required for downloading apps larger than 19 MB

Why is my Lumia 520 asking for Wi-Fi in order to install apps larger than 19 MB? How can I fix it?
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Whatsapp update not happening

On opening whatsapp, it gives a message Update WhatsApp, on click of it, the windows phone store opens and there is no update button available, it just gives me the option "Share" instead of "Update" ...
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My App not showing in store [closed]

My app's name is Suggest aMovie. I uploaded it two days ago and it seen publishing in dev center. I see it here : http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/search?q=Suggest+aMovie But if click it, this page ...
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Search issue with Store

I want to download Subway Surfer and Temple Run 2 on my Nokia Lumia 520. However, when I search these games in the store, I get nothing! I would like to know the reason behind this. If it is some ...
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Imgura won't install because of an error

When I want to install Imgura app I get an error code 8103012e. Can someone tell me what to do? I searched the web for explanation to this error and found nothing.
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Is there a way to determine the Windows Phone Marketplace status?

The XBox Live, Music + Videos, and Marketplace tiles on my Windows Phone 7.5 are not currently working (they just return me to the page where the tile is located). Other tiles seem to be working fine....
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Forgot Microsoft account username and password?

My mother bough the Microsoft lumia phone around 3 years back. Looks like seller(or someone else) did setup microsoft account on her phone . She is not IT woman at all and does not have any idea about ...
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Force uninstall app (by deleting app's files from SD card)

I had a faulty install of an app from Store and now I have this app in my menu, where if I launch it, nothing happens and also when I try to uninstall it, nothing happens. Now, I got the idea that (...
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Is it worthwhile to attend Microsoft Dreamspark workshop for developing windows apps? [closed]

In the city where I live there will be a national summit on education next week, in which a Dreamspark workshop will be offered by Microsoft. The program include a lesson about Wordpress on WebApp, an ...
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Unnamed app in list of updates

I checked the Store for updates on my Lumia 950, and it shows one app with no name or icon: What is this? Tapping the download button does nothing.
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Link to app on Windows App Store is not working for windows phone 8.1 [closed]

I have uploaded my app on Windows App store and it has cleared all the phases to publish the app. Now I am not able to get my app on Windows Store, also when I click my link to app inside Dashboard -> ...
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How do I add money to my Microsoft Account?

Sometimes it's nice to have some prepaid amount of money on the Microsoft Account so you don't have to have a credit card or a paypal account connected to it or you can give your kids an "allowance" ...
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Is it possible from a store listing to determine if an app is specific to a particular OEM/Operator?

Some apps are exclusive to oems and/or mobile operators. Is there any way to see this on the marketplace listing? For example, I believe sound enhancer is exclusive to HTC devices, but other than them ...
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How to install non-Store apps?

I have a Windows 10 Mobile phone. Can anyone tell me how to install apps from sources other than Microsoft Store?
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Candy Crush Saga

I've been waiting a long time for Candy Crush Saga, I've found some games that's like the official candy crush, but it's not so good. Does someone know when Candy Crush Saga comes to Windows Phone?
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WP7 store purchases not available on surface pro

I've purchased games and apps from the market place on my WP7 (HTC Mozart). I've since bought a Surface Pro (Windows 8). When downloading the same apps in W8 I have to repurchase. The store shows no ...
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Torrent in Windows phone [closed]

I can't find other than a torrent search engine in windows store. Is it possible to download movies and all through torrent in windows phone too? Or any other facility that we got to do so.