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Questions tagged [sync]

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

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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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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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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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Syncing email drafts in Windows Phone

I am currently using HTC Radar, and I have used Android phone earlier, in the android phone, even the drafts are also synced for gmail (it is gmail app for android). In the HTC Radar, I dont see ...
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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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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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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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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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OneNote on my Windows Phone 8 “can't sync”

OneNote was working and synchronising but then stopped. I may have reorganised some files on my OneDrive and now OneNote is stuck. It says "can't sync" and there's no error or detail to help me.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I sync Music from the phone to Onedrive?

Has anyone found an app for Windows Phone 8 that can synchronize the music on the phone with a Music folder on Onedrive? The Onedrive app allows me to view the music in Onedrive but doesn't support ...
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How do I get an mp3 from a PC to my phone without Zune?

I have a situation where I'm on a PC that doesn't and can't have Zune installed. I can log into Live/OneDrive and see/share documents and other files. So, on this PC there's an mp3 I've created. ...
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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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CalDAV and CardDAV sync apps?

Are there any third party apps to sync Windows Phone 8 with a CalDAV/CardDAV calendar and contact server? From searching online, I have found vague suggestions that there are developers out there ...
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The Windows Live ID Service is unavailable at the moment

I have a HTC Titan on WP7, I'm using the GiffGaff network. I have a recurring problem where every couple of day features involving my Live account stop working. The market place gives the following ...
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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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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 can I sync my Windows Phone device with my Mac?

I'm using OS X Lion on a MacBook Pro. I know I can use iTunes to sync music, apps, contacts, calendars, and such with iOS devices. What are my options for syncing a Windows Phone device?
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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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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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Live tiles stopped working

I have myself, my photos, and a friend pinned to my start. The tiles used to rotate photos, but I forgot my wallet pin, did a reset, and now those tiles don't update (my 'weather view' app tile does ...
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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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Transfering contacts from an iPhone

Until I can get my hands on a CardDAV client application, I need to transfer my contacts from iOS or OS X to my Lumia 920. How can I do this without uploading my contacts to Outlook/Hotmail/Gmail or ...
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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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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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Can I View SMS online

Since Windows Phone syncs photos, videos, apps settings and SMS to the cloud (OneDrive), Did Microsoft provides any URL to read the synced SMSs online?
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Newly created OneNote notes don't sync to Onedrive

Having a really frustrating time with OneNote. Every time I add a OneNote note on my phone (WP7.8) via the big PLUS icon it says it lives in PERSONAL - UNFILED NOTES. What that location signifies is ...
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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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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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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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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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How exactly sync option “as items arrive” works?

There is an option to sync Hotmail e-mails (others have too) that says "as items arrive". How exactly it works? It is something like Hotmail does in Desktop when pinned in IE9 (long pooling) or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 8 wont recognize my Lumia 925

Windows 8 doesn't seem to properly recognize my phone. You can see that windows knows I have a Windows Phone device plugged in. It shows up in Devices... Clicking on it Gives me this. If I open ...
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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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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 ...