Questions tagged [sync]

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

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“What's new” updates not working in People hub, but working in twitter app

Using the dedicated twitter app on my lumia 920 I can usually access updates without a problem. However, every now and then, accessing the what's new tab in the people hub seems to have trouble ...
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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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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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Google contacts sync error on HTC 8X WP8 GDR3

I hard reset-ed my phone HTC 8X yesterday and added the contacts again and found out that it gives an error on the Google account!! Here is the error message: Google error Not updated Your ...
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Windows Phone App (Windows 8.1) does not show detailed information about my phone

I have the Windows Phone App (the Metro one for Windows 8.1) installed, but when I plug in my phone (unlocked HTC 8x running GDR3) all it shows is the phone's name, phone number, and battery life. I ...
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Unable to sync OneNote with password on section on WP8

I have recently added a password to some, but not all of my sections in a OneNote notebook on my PC. Now that I have done that, I have an issue trying to sync sections on my Windows Phone 8 through ...
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Is there any way to workaround the “error code 80072f0d” when syncing against an Exchange server?

At our work the certificate for connecting to our Exchange server has expired, generating a Error code 80072f0d when I'm trying to sync my work emails. Is there anyway to make the sync work ...
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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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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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Problems syncing files from my computer to my nokia Lumia 610

I've connected my Nokia Lumia 610 to my laptop and installed Zune etc. I've dragged the files that I wanted to the phone symbol like I was instructed. But when I sync my phone for then to transfer ...
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Bought an album on Xbox Music, can't get it to show up my Windows Phone 8 device

I've got a Lumia 820, and I just bought The Bones Of What You Believe, the fantastic debut album from CHVRCHES. It's playing fine through Windows 8. If I go into the Music app on the phone and go to '...
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Syncing music changes file names, album art, and artist, how do I change this?

I've been trying to clean up music for hours on end. I've made sure composers are cleared, 'album artists' is how I want it to be, and I've been using programs like mp3Tag and the Windows Phone app ...
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How do I transfer data from my Windows 7 computer to my Windows 8 Phone?

I have a HTC 8s phone. I have an 8GB SD Card inserted into my mobile. How do I transfer data (music/videos/images) from my Windows 7 computer to my Windows 8 Phone (HTC 8s) ? I have tried and ...
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HTC Trophy/Outlook: I stopped getting notified when I receive emails in all non-Inbox folders

On my work laptop, I have several rules set up to move certain emails to specific folders as they arrive in my inbox (ELMAH errors from our ASP.NET web app if you want to know). I am assuming these ...
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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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Sync Error 80004005 while trying to sync podcasts

If I try to sync some podcast to my Windows Phone 8 (Nokia Lumia 920), I get the error 80004005 in the Windows Phone Desktop App after the sync - here is a screenshot: The mentioned files are also on ...
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How do I sync from WP 7.8 to Zune?

When I delete a song from Zune, I have it set so that it will delete the same song from my phone (sync all music). However, if I delete something from my phone it doesn't get deleted from Zune on my ...
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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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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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How can I not synch email from my primary (Live) account?

I've got a 4(!) different email accounts synching with my phone, and I'd like to specify which ones appear as icons on my lock screen. Currently my lock screen only displays the following three, in ...
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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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Is an unfavorited track in an autoplaylist of favorites going to be removed from the device?

I have a pretty big music library, which exceeds the device's memory size, and I sync only favorited tracks by creating an autoplaylist. I listen them for some time, and then I decide to unfavorite ...
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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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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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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 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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How to sync emails manually and calendar/contacts “as item arrive”?

I need different sync settings for emails and for calendar/contacts. I want to sync email manually, but my calendar and contacts "as item arrive". However there is only one settings for all of them. ...
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Connecting Nokia Lumia 620 to Desktop with Windows XP

I have windows XP home edition in my desktop. when I connect my New Nokia Lumia 620, it does not recognise it. Windows explorer does not show Nokia connected. It used to recognise Nokia N73 thru Nokia ...
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Phone keeps making multiple copies of my pictures when Syncing with Windows 8

Every time I connect my WP8 with a windows 8 machine it makes 10+ copies of all my images, has anyone else seen this problem? Is there a setting in the Phone Sync, do I have a bad App, haven't heard ...
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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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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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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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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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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 with hotmail account, emails&contacts don't sync in any account

I have a problem with new phone. (I'm using multiple phones almost all the time) Problems start with LiveId (hotmail) account. When I have entered the hotmail account credentials in phone setup, phone ...
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With CalDAV account on lumia 920 WP8 GDR2, new events disappear

I tried to set my account (of course calDAV with emails and calendar) on my lumia 920 with GDR 2. I can get my emails but what happens when I create an event on the calendar is surprising me: when I ...
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Adding Podcasts to Windows Phone 8 [duplicate]

Anybody knows how to add a podcast to a windows phone 8 device? The Windows 8 app doesn't have that option. Adding them directly to the file system makes them show up in Music, and that's not where ...
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Shared Hotmail calendar doesn't sync correctly. How to make it work?

Both my wife and I have WP7 phones and needed to have a shared calendar to keep track of things. So I set up a calendar in my Hotmail account and shared it with her (as a co-owner). So now we both can ...
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How to get the album art displayed?

I have tried syncing my music using the Windows Phone app and Windows Media Player but none of the applications copy over the album art. I am using Windows 8, my music is stored in iTunes and I have ...
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I want to sync my WP8 device (contacts, calender, etc) with my windows server 2008 R2

I am using windows phone (WP 8), and do have windows 2008 R2 server as my using machine. Whenever I try to install WindowsPhone.exe, it says 'only supported on windows 7 or windows 8'. Earlier I was ...
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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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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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Podcast syncing problem after switching .live.co.uk accounts

Podcasts were syncing fine between Zune and phone until yesterday, but now won't sync automatically at all. The problem began when I switched to a second live.co.uk account on the desktop. I've ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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