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The process of establishing consistency among data from a source to a target data storage.

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Problem syncing phone with Outlook

I am having problems syncing my Lumia 535 with Outlook. The problem started more than 9 months ago. I get error code 80070057. As well as I tried to syncing new email account and I was unable to do ...
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Onedrive does not distinguish whatsapp pictures from camera pictures in syncing

On my phone I have various folders: whatsapp-pictures, camera pictures, screenshots etc. When backing them up, all pictures seem to be blended in one folder 'pictures'. How can i restore the folders ...
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Sync contacts to Outlook People

Why can't i find half of my contacts in Outlook People? How can i sync my entire contacts into Outlook People? Checked it since i was about to reset my phone. More Info: I checked my phone, there's ...
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How to back up ringtones on cloud in windows 10 mobile?

I have many custom ringtones from many apps some of which have been pulled from the store while some ringtones belong to deleted audio files. So, is there anyway that I can get those ringtones backed ...
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Nokia 929 Windows Phone

How do I download my Nokia 929 Windows phone's "People" contacts out of my phone and then transfer them to my PC with Windows 10. I have tried to sync account but I find that under my "email+accounts" ...
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How to share a clipboard between PC and windows phone 8.1

I need to sync and share data real-time between this two devices.
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I use Nokia Lumia 730 Dual Sim mobile. And i couldn't sync my contact from my hotmail account.

The sync settings show only email but not contacts option. What can I do to sync my hotmail contacts with my mobile
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Cannot sync Yahoo email

I have a Nokia Lumia 1020. It just stopped syncing my Yahoo email to my Yahoo app on the phone. It keeps asking for my password and telling me it's incorrect.
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Phone not downloading media in whatsapp, not getting connected to FB through App, email not syncing. Messages can be sent and read in whatsapp

Phone not downloading media in WhatsApp Not getting connected to Facebook through App, email not syncing. Browsers are not connected to browse the Internet. Messages can be sent and read in WhatsApp. ...
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Windows Phone: How to edit files downloaded from the cloud?

I am using Google Drive for syncing my files between my desktop and my mobile (Windows Phone 8.1, Lumia 1020). The trouble is that when I edit a file on the phone, my phone doesn't allow me to save ...
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Google calender not syncing on Lumia 830

Why doesn't my Nokia Lumia sync with my Google calendar? And please do not suggest I use Outlook because I have a business email address on google that I cannot change. Thank you!
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Have I got my account of my devices connected properly?

I've got a Windows phone (Lumia 950) and three laptops all supposedly running the same Microsoft account. However I don't seem to see the same data appearing all four devices. Is there some setting ...
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Windows 10 Mobile not connecting to Microsoft account

Even did a reset, but still nothing changed. This is what the issue is:- My Lumia 640 is not connecting to the Microsoft Account, or downloading/updating apps from the Store when it is connected to ...
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How am I supposed to sync music with my Lumia Phone these days?

I have a Lumia 1020 running WP8.1. I was used to using "Windows Phone app for Desktop" on Windows 7 to sync my music to the phone from my hard disk. It seems in Windows 10 I should be using "Phone ...
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Connecting to Windows 8.1 phone from Linux Ubuntu

I am trying to connect to a Lumia 435 Windows 8.1 phone from Ubuntu. It is an mtp device, and when I connect it to the computer, it gets mounted on Nautilus. I am even able to create directories in ...
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Is it possible to move photos from Windows 10 mobile to Mac?

In the past I used the Windows Phone for Mac app to move data between my Windows Phone and my Mac. Months ago it was removed from the Mac App Store. How can I move data (like photos, etc.) from my ...
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Email stopped syncing Error message 80072FA8

In February 2016, my yahoo verizon email stopped syncing and I receive an error message 80072FA8 on my Nokia Lumina 900 Windows phone, Vers 7.8. I still receive my email on my Dell (running MS Windows ...
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My htc m8 has not received exchange email in 9 days

I have deleted e-mails surrounding the last one to arrive, I have deleted and re-installed, I have installed on another HTC 8. No matter what, everything stops at the same point. No problem on ...
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Yahoo account info is incorrect- lumia 540

I am trying to add a new yahoo account in my windows lumia 540, but I am getting the error message "Yahoo account info is incorrect", I tried the below methods, Signed in using the other option ...
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Yahoo Mail stopped syncing

The Yahoo Mail on both my wife's and my phone stopped syncing 4 days ago. We both have Samsung sgh-i667 running Windows Phone 7.8. Outlook, Windows Live and Gmail all sync, just not Yahoo. Updates ...
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People Hub sync with OS and android?

I have in my people hub several groups. I wonder if I buy other phone rather than a Nokia Lumia, for exemple a Samsung, a LG..., if my people hub will sync with its groups with other cell phones which ...
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Sync Windows Phone with Mac

This question has been asked in this community couple of years ago, and Windows Phone 7 connector for Mac has been suggested as the answer. Now times have changed and this service is no longer ...
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Outlook Calendar syncs from Win10 Phone to Win10 desktop but not the other way around

Whenever I create/modify an event on my Windows 10 Phone, it automatically gets synced on my Windows 10 PC but the same does not apply the other way around. I've also checked my Outlook calendar on ...
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Windows Phone app stopped showing what's on my phone

When I first installed the Windows Phone app, it showed the contents of my phone when I plugged the phone into a USB port. Recently that stopped working. The app starts okay, and it definitely reacts ...
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Windows 10 people contact list won't update

I have now got Windows platforms for all devices (nice idea I thought) however I have now spent a lot of time sorting the people list in my PC "people" list. I thought it would automatically update my ...
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Sync old phone messages for 2 different outlook accounts

I want to retrieve my old phone (Nokia Lumia 530) text message to my new phone (Microsoft Lumia 535). I have used the option transfer my data but it is showing me only option to transfer the contacts ...
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Some Podcasts are not updating

For some reason some of the podcasts I am subscribed to on the Podcasts app are not updating. Some update just fine but for some no new episodes are appearing. Is there anyway to deal with this or is ...
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Sync issue with outlook on Windows Phone 10

Outlook is having trouble syncing on my phone, sending and receiving email seems to be impossible. I try checking the settings for the account, and it looks like the server line might be BS, but I'm ...
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OneNote's "Personal (Web)" notebook won't sync properly after phone reset

I recently reset my Windows Phone (a Lumia 820), and it recovered without problems, bar one. When I open OneNote, the "Personal (Web)" notebook appears as open, but "syncing with OneDrive...". If I ...
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Kindle App on Windows Phone 8.1

Ok so I downloaded an azw file from libgen (don't judge me, it was extremely expensive otherwise). I don't own a Kindle, but do have the app on my laptop (Windows 7), and it runs great. Recently I ...
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Add Gmail account in Windows phone

I have a Nokia Lumia 720 phone which is up-to-date (I just checked it before typing here) and am using Windows 8.1 on it (OS version: 8.10.14219.341). I frequently get my mails on Gmail and so I wish ...
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Alternative to discontinued Facebook Connect

Microsoft recently sent out a bulletin that mentions the discontinuation of Facebook Connect integration with Windows Phone. In my opinion, one of the best features of Windows Phone is the ability to ...
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I deleted some photo from my Lumia930 but they still in onedrive

I deleted some photos from my Lumia930 but they still in OneDrive. How can I sync it properly?
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Can't load original songs from phone to computer

when I bought my lumia 1020 I normally transfered music from computer but its been 3 months and I want to transfer that songs back to my computer but when I connect lumia with usb and open phone file ...
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Make Onedrive files offline available on Windows Phone

I have set my OneDrive-Settings on my Windows 8.1 machine to offline available. On my Windows Phone 8.1 I find no option to do this. This is pretty annyoing to always have to wait for the download. Am ...
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can can i set up my parents to buy some application [duplicate]

My phone doesn't download whatapp,and other applications such as games I tried to make my account first,update my phone,email but the phone still doesn't download.it's say ask your parents to buy this ...
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How to sync video from my phone to any cloud service?

I have Microsoft Lumia and it sync photos automatically to onedrive, but it is not doing the same with videos. I want to keep my videos in sync with any cloud service, is that possible and which cloud ...
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Automatic sync and slideshow of photos

I have one problem to solve with my Lumia 929 and WP 8.1. I need to every photo I take immediately sync to a PC and join a running slideshow. Ideally, it should also upload the photo to OneDrive (...
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How to stop Lumia phone syncing?

There are two Windows phones with the same Microsoft accounts. They have different contacts but I don't want the other phone's contacts. How can I stop contacts being deleted on phone 2 if deleted on ...
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Why Facebook events/birthdays sync as duplicates in calendar?

I have a problem where every Facebook event and birthday syncs as duplicate to Lumia 1020 calendar. Does anybody else have this and know how to get rid of it? I've tried turning synch off and back on ...
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Transfer music from phone to my OS X

I've downloaded the Windows Phone app for Mac. Every time I plug my phone in, though, only one song shows up in "Browse Device" even though I have roughly 20 songs on my 8X. I've gone into my ...
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How to force sync phone calendar to Outlook.com?

Ok, I have weird problem: I entered one calendar entry in my phone and it is not showing in web calendar. If I enter another calendar entry in my phone, it gets synced to Outlook.com web calendar ...
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Phone back from repair, do I have to manually add all accounts?

My Lumia 1020 was sent for repair and obviously was wiped first. I took a backup and when I plugged it back in was asked if I wanted to restore that backup - I said yes. But other than my contacts ...
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Phone detected into Zune but not in my computer

I am using Nokia Lumia 610 . I connected it with PC . The Zune software detects it . Now here's the worst part . My Computer doesn't show my phone or maybe doesn't even detect . Please help me
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Google Apps Engine domain ID sync

My college offers all students a gmail inbox on a domain ABC hosted via the Google Apps Engine. If my name is XYZ, my email ID is XYZ@ABC.ac.in On a web browser, I simply use the Gmail login page to ...
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Is it possible to set an email account to not bother checking in a certain timeframe each day?

According to Battery Saver, email is the single biggest use of battery on my phone, and since Windows Phone 8.1, there is an option to check for messages "based on my usage", and underneath it'll show ...
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Windows 8.1 PC not detecting my Windows Phone 8.1

Windows 8.1 PC not detecting my Windows Phone 8.1. It's just acting as a charging point. Is there any fix for this?
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WP sets 'read' status immediately when fetching email from imap

When my Lumia 620 pulls mails from some of my IMAP accounts, it immediately marks them as 'read' on the server, although I never opened them. The status in the WP mail app stays correct (unread). ...
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Problem syncing Windows Phone with Outlook

I am having problems syncing my Lumia 520 with Outlook. the problem started some weeks ago. I get error code 80C805E2. Can somebody help me please?
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Windows Live Calendar sharing on Windows Phones?

My husband and I have recently purchased Windows 8 phones and are trying to establish calendars that we can keep separately and share with each other. We each have Windows Live accounts and after ...
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