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Software updates provided by application developers, OEMs or Microsoft for your Windows Phone.

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As 2018, is Windows Phone dead?

I'm the happy owner of a Microsoft Lumia 435 that I bought some years ago. Currently, I feel that it's time to change phones. I'd appreciate a new battery, no scratches, the feel of a new product, and ...
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Windows updates failed and using all the space in the phone memory, how to delete?

I face this issue very often when the update crash in the middle due to connectivity issues and i cannot delete it from the phone or by connecting it through USB. Even if you try to re-update the new ...
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is it possible to avoid windows update?

The space in my lumia 730 is only 8gb out of which 6 is used by the system and microsoft apps that can't be moved. Microsoft keep pushing updates that fills the system memory making it inoperable and ...
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how to move whatsapp from phone memory to SD card on WP 8.0?

I'm running WP 8.0 and lack a lot of space (approx. 800mb) to be able to download the 8.1 update I would like to free space on the phone memory space by moving Whatsapp from the phone to the SD card ...
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i want an immediete app but. i cant get the app to download [duplicate]

Now I want an app for education purpose. But I cant get the app by the family setup Problem. So what can I do for get that app. I cant understand
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Updating a Lumia 928 to Windows 10 Mobile [duplicate]

I was talking to a friend and apparently even though I have a device that's not on the automatic update I can flash the newest OS onto it. How would I go about doing this?
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other ways to update windows 8.1

Is there no other way to download the update. I really need to download the update. I have been trying to download it for over a month now but it's still not working
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Last night Windows Phone update 10 crashed my phone Lumia 540

My device Lumia Dual 540 had an update about a year ago where Camera and Flashlight stopped working and I fed up trying to fix it :) About 2 weeks ago there was a night update and suddenly, I found ...
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How to install Windows 10 Mobile with recovery tool?

I have a Lumia 640 that ran Windows Phone 8.1 and I updated it to Windows 10 Mobile. I dropped the phone and the system refused to start and I reinstalled it using recovery tool, but it installed an ...
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Lost contacts after update

I updated my Lumia 640 Windows Phone, after update was completed I saw that all my contacts and my texts were gone. I tried to retrieve them by restarting my phone but this did not work. Is there a ...
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How to uninstall the Creators update and stay on the previous version?

I have a lot of trouble with my Lumia 950 since I've installed the Creators update. It used to run fine before the update but now it's freezing a couple of times a day and needs a reboot at least ...
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Windows Phone update: “Some settings are managed by your organisation”

A friend of mine has an update but can't install it because of this message "some settings are managed by your organisation". How can this be fixed without a reset to factory settings? (I don't have ...
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Windows update failing

For weeks I get message that I need to update my windows phone. However, all the time it fails because I have too less memory. The problem is, most memory is involved in the OS part, which I cannot ...
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My Nokia Lumia 630 is hanged during update…!

My Nokia Lumia 630 shows a update, when I had downloaded files and installed it, It's only rolling. I can't access my phone anymore. I'd tried to hard reset by power bottom and volume down key, but it'...
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What did most recent update do?

I have a Lumia 950 XL (UK version, if that matters) and, this morning, it performed a system update. Anyone know what that might have contained or can point me to where I can find out? TIA.
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Lumia 535 stops update in between

I was updating my Lumia 535 but lost the Wi-Fi in between due to power failure. Since then my cell is restarting again & again just showing up Microsoft logo and nothing else. Plz advice me what i ...
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Disallow automatic updates

This night my phone restarted automatically to install updates, what meant that I lost all phone connectivity untill I woke up and inserted the SIM PIN code... This is really really bad, I could of ...
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i'm getting error 80072efd while upgrading my windows phone 8.1 to windows phone 10

i'm getting error 80072efd while upgrading my windows phone 8.1 to windows phone 10. There is not any problem with internet connection or disk space.upgrading has already completed 36%.
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Will disabling “Automatically download updates if my data settings allow it” blocks automatic updates when connected to Wi-Fi?

My Wi-Fi isn't unlimited and I need to block any automatic updates. In phone update screen, there is an option "Automatically download updates if my data settings allow it". Unchecking the option ...
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Can not restart after update

I have windows phone Lumia 525. But when I update my phone from 8 to 8.1 it's downloading complete after that it can't restart
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How to Cancel Downloading Updates for Windows 10 [duplicate]

I recently rolled back to Windows 8.1 and installed Windows 10. (this was because the anniversary update of windows 10 mobiles messed up my phone so I did a hard reset) And I am perfectly happy with ...
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My 520 looks bricked, with black screen. Will i still get windows 10 if i roll back using NSRT?

My Nokia Lumia 520 unexpectedly shut down and rebooted while i was browsing fb in edge. Now the only thing i get on screen is a black screen which says Error: Unable to find bootable option. Press ...
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Can you make Mobile Anniversary version of Windows 10 Mobile ask before updating?

I have multiple Android phones and one Windows Phone and iPhone for mobile developing purposes. I have my main SIM is my best Android phone, but I keep my work SIM in Windows Phone. Just now Windows ...
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Transfer my whtsapp data from android to windows phone

If I make a back up my whatsapp data in google drive can i get it restored it in my windows phone by google drive ? Is it possible ?
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Do Windows 10 Mobile users have an Anniversary update like desktop users of Windows 10?

Do we have an Anniversary update to Windows 10 Mobile like desktop users of Windows 10? Will we see any noticeable features in this update?
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Windows Phone Offline Update

Just a quick Question though. Is it possible to do an offline update of any lumia phone like we install custom roms in Android mobiles? I've a Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual sim with Windows Phone 8.1 ...
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Lumia Icon froze when updated Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have a Lumia Icon phone and had just updated my computer and was notified I could update my phone as well. It has froze on the spinning gear and wont do anything. What do I do?
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Not receiving Windows 10 updates

I have Nokia Lumia 720. I am a Windows Insider on Windows 10(PC) for new using features & bug fixes(mostly on Bash Shell). Of course we don't have official public Windows 10 update for Lumia 720. ...
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Can't answer Captcha questions without updated browser

I have a Nokia Lumia 920 with IE 8.1. I can't answer Captcha questions without an updated browser. I have considered updating to IE 10. What should I do? The site suggests Safari, Chrome, Mozilla. Can ...
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problem to get W10 on my lumia 930 [duplicate]

I have bought a new Lumia 930 (it's EE version but network unlocked) the phone update showed some language support update, so I tried installing it. The problem is that the update download is stuck at ...
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No windows 10 update for lumia 930

I've installed Update Advisor and it tells Good news! Your phone is eligible for upgrade to Windows 10. We are working with your mobile operator and phone manufacturer to make the upgrade ...
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How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1

I'm have a Windows Phone (Microsoft Lumia 540) currently running Windows Phone 8.1. I want to upgrade the mobile's OS to Windows 10 Mobile. I tried using Settings->Update Phone, but it displayed ...
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Does doing a factory reset or backup restore affect the operating-system version?

If I get a device running an older version of WP and update it, then have a reason to do a factory reset, will it reset the phone exactly to the initial state or will the OS remain at the updated ...
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Manually update 1020 to latest version of WP8.1?

I've bought a Lumia 1020, and I'm not convinced my phone provider has rolled out the latest version of the 8.1 OS (is it each phone provider's choice when to do this?) It doesn't look like my previous ...
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Windows mobile 10 update failed during install impossible to recover

I have a big problem with my lumia 830 after the update this night the install start and fail after a short time with a kind smiley :-(. So i tried to recover my phone with the Windows Device ...
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Windows 10 Mobile update expiry also July 29th?

For PCs, there is a 1 year free update to Windows 10 ending on July 29th 2016. After that date, you have to pay. Is this applicable also for Windows 10 Mobile? What is the end date for the free ...
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Turn off “An update is ready for download” notification

It appears there is no answer to this one, as there is a prior unanswered question here, but I want to make a clearer go at this: I do not want to update to Windows 8.1. I keep getting a notification ...
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Can i update to windows 10 without getting any official update? [duplicate]

Windows 10 on lumia phones are eye catching. But my old lumia 625 didn't get any official update. Is their any way to update without getting any official update like we can do in android phones?
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Updating to Windows 10 [duplicate]

I wanted to update to windows 10 on Lumia and at first it was smooth. Later the download got stuck at 8% I've been trying again and again but still nothing works. Someone please help me? Also I ...
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Windows 10 Update in lumia 540

while I was updating Lumia 540 with 8.1 It got automatically stopped after reaching a level of 7% and while I have a decent WiFi network still no progress is there.
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Nokia Lumia 525 is not updating to Windows 10 [duplicate]

My Nokia Lumia 525 is not updating to Windows 10 Mobile. What is the problem and how can I resolve it?
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Microsoft Lumia 640 - Missing keyboard and error code 0x80073712

I know that I'm not the only person who has this problem, so i want to ask you how to resolve it. W10 Mobile is here but and problem is here too. I had problem when i update my Lumia 640 from Windows ...
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Is there a way to trigger the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade on an eligible phone

I downloaded the upgrade advisor app on my Lumia 640XL, which is not carrier locked, and checked for the Windows 10 upgrade, and it showed that my device is eligible for the update. But its been a ...
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Does windows phone skip between updates?

I am a new user to Windows Phone and I was just wondering if suppose a Windows Phone 8 got an update, but I did not update it at that time, after some time it got another update, then would my phone ...
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Any way to get notified of app updates?

In Windows Phone 8.1 the Store was able to notify of pending app updates on the live tile as well as in the notification centre. Is there something similar in Windows 10 Mobile, for those who don't ...
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Inquiry over stability of WP 10 on an htc 8s

If I download a ''Developer Preview App'' on my htc 8s and check for an update in Feb 2016 am I still going to get windows 8.1 or find that the only update available is windows 10, and if so should i ...
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Update to Windows 10 Mobile

Anyone got update to Windows 10 Mobile on Nokia Lumia 525 Officially??? I tried on lumia 525 as well as 530, it shows phone is up to date. Current Version Windows Phone 8.1 Update (8.10.14219.341).
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Free space for Windows 10 Insider?

How much internal storage space should be available before installing Windows 10 via the Insider program?
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is it possible to run windows 10 mobile on nokia lumia 610

I have a Nokia lumia 610 and it has windows phone 7.8 and I really want to run windows phone 10 or windows phone 8.1? I tried to download a certificate off this proxy http://upwp10.chinacloudapp.cn:...
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Microsoft Lumia 950 that has erroneous low storage warnings, poor battery life, gets very warm and will not download phone update 10.0.10586.29?

What should I do to fix a brand new Microsoft Lumia 950 that has erroneous low storage warnings, poor battery life, gets very warm and will not download phone update 10.0.10586.29? Following is the ...