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Windows 10 is the next version of Microsoft's Windows operating system. Use this tag for questions about connecting your Windows phone to a Windows 10 PC. For questions about running Windows 10 Mobile, please see windows-10-mobile.

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Whatsapp Media attachment not showing new photos after new windows update

my whatsapp not showing new photos when selecting photos for status or to send as an attachments in nokia lumia 930 after windows 10 recent update. it was working fine as i could send new photos. the ...
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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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lumia 640 windows 10 mobile broken power button

The power button on my Lumia 640 is broken, luckily I have double tap to wake setting active so I can still use my phone daily. Also luckily that the phone power up when connected to the charger so ...
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How can I use usb tethering between my windows 10 phone and my windows 10 laptop?

I wish to share my mobile phone connection with my laptop. Both are on windows 10. I understand this is called usb tethering and that it should work easily. However, I can't manage to have internet ...
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How do I emulate MY windows phone on my PC?

How can I have a complete running version (just like Windows Phone Emulator for Windows Phone 8) of MY OWN windows phone 8 (Lumia 520) on my windows 10 PC?
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No SMS notifications on Windows 10 PC anymore

I used to get SMS notifications on my Windows 10 PC from my Lumia 950 Windows 10 Mobile (both always updated to the latest version). I've checked the Windows 10 Mobile settings and the messaging ...
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List of wireless adapters compatible with Windows 10 “Projecting to this PC”

I tried to use this feature to project my Lumia 950 on 2 computers: one with a Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235 and one with a Netgear WNA1100 and none of them worked. Do you know of any wireless card/...
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What OS does the MS Surface Book use? [closed]

I have software that works on various Windows7/10 machines. It does not work on the Surface Book (new, no modifications other than installing MS Office 2016) running Windows10, whether in PC mode or ...
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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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Email and Download pictures issues

I have a HTC Trophy phone with Windows 7.5. I am unable to download my pictures from my phone to my computer. Actually when I connect my phone via USB cable it does not show on my PC at all. My PC is ...
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Access public exchange folder with contacts from windows 10 mobile

I'd like to share contacts (both external and internal ones) with all users in my organisation. All users own an exchange account in the same domain and use windows 10 mobile phones. What I did so ...
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How can I connect a Lumia 950 XL to Windows 10?

My Lumia 950 XL appears with a yellow exclamation mark in Windows 10 Device Manager and Windows is convinced that it cannot find a driver for it. Oddly enough the connection did work a week ago. What ...
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Windows Phone recovery download

]2[ Above is a screenshot of the installation shot the update process. I tried to download Windows Phone recovery tool, I instead get a setup for GARMIN EXPRESS which doesn't detect my phone. I am ...
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Nokia Lumia 930 and Windows 10 usb driver

I have a Nokia Lumia 930 with Windows Phone 8.1, and when i try to connect it to my PC, Windows 10 Pro N, the usb drivers is not found. I have installed the Media Feature Pack, https://www.microsoft....
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Project Astoria [closed]

Anyone know the Reasoner why Microsoft put Project Astoria on hold? It was in a Windows 10 build, but they removed it. If it was testable by users and it wasn't effecting anything negatively, why ...
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Syncing People 8.1 to PC

Stupid question but how on earth do you get 'people' (contacts) on a windows 8.1 phone to appear on a windows 10 pc? Both are logged in with the same account of course. Basically I only have one ...
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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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Microsoft Phone Companioin

This isn't about Windows Phone specifically, but I think it's something we're gonna start running into more and more as people upgrade to Windows 10. Has anyone found an actual use for the Microsoft ...
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Any way to refresh files/folders when browsing via USB?

When I connect phone to computer via USB cable, I can browse internal memory and SD card. Is there any way to refresh files/folders without replugging the device?
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Project my screen doesn't detect windows 10 pc

I have Windows 10 installed on my pc. I want to project my Windows 8.1 Lumia 720 screen on my pc. How would I do that? I have connected both the devices with USB but no device is found or listed in ...
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Controlling phone Apps using Laptop's keyboard and mouse

I know there are some apps that can do the opposite. But I want an app that can allow me to use PC mouse and keyboard to control my phone apps. Actually, I want to play Modern Combat 5: Blackout phone ...
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Internet Connection sharing with any AT&T MVNO

I have an unlocked AT&T 1020, an unlocked T-Mobile 521, and a Verizon 928 (not sure if it's unlocked, but it's worked with T-Mobile and Consumer Cellular). I'm using Consumer Cellular, an AT&...
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Developing Software On-The-Go using a Windows Phone [closed]

I love being able to develop code wherever I am but sometimes I'm without my laptop and would love to have my laptop-esque setup available to me on my phone. Since I develop for the web I have XAMPP ...
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Recovery tool Installer - Packages Offline

Is there a Windows Phone Recovery tool packages available Offline? I am using a Lumia 520 and 1520. I have installed Windows phone 10 10149 build in both phones and my 520 is dead slow and I could ...
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Stuck in a reboot loop while updating to W10 (Lumia 625) [duplicate]

After downloading the last W10 Preview, my phone is now stuck in a reboot loop... I do have the Nokia logo, then the Orange logo, then the gears appears for a few secs and after that the phone reboots ...
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What do i need to do when i tried to update my windows 8.1 phone to windows 10 and i can't turn it on now? [duplicate]

I yesterday saw a video how you could update your phone and i liked to do that but now i can't turn on my phone beacouse this keeps happening: i try to turn on my phone, the nokia flash appears, then ...
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how can i update my phone to windows phone 10 [closed]

Recently I update my phone to Windows phone 8.1 beta(developer) version but until now I don't receive original version of Windows 8.1. Now I don't want to update to Windows 10 preview version and ...
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my lumia 625 got stuck in update windows 10

I used windows insider app; it said updates are available for my phone. But the update process is now perpetually stuck at 0%. I see this message: "phone update Update status Downloading updates 0%" ...