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Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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Outlook and Calendar stopped working

Suddenly yesterday Outlook and Calendar stopped working. All other app are working fine (including Word, Excel). When I press button it appears and the disappeares itself. Is it problem with my ...
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Using 2 WhatsApp accounts separately on Window 10 [duplicate]

I want to use two WhatsApp accounts on my Windows 10 mobile dual sim phone. One for work and another one for personal use. How does this work?
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My phone has been locked how do i unlock it? [duplicate]

Unfortunately i had too many attempts of phone lock pin due to which it is saying that "You have entered too many Incorrect pins plzz try again later" i haven't used my phone for 42 hrs plzz help me
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How do I reinstall Facebook?

I deleted Facebook app by accident and now I cannot reinstall. It's not in the store so I'm at a loss. I know there's a way of restoring old apps but I can't find it. Now have very limited access to ...
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How to disable the low storage notification sound on a Windows 10 phone?

As the title says, I want to disable the sound for the low storage notification on my Windows 10 phone (Lumia). EDIT: I don't know why someone removed my comment here. It expressed how stupid and ...
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How to access and edit list of blocked callers

On Windows Mobile 10, I blocked a caller. Everytime he calls, I get a notification that allows me to unblock him if I wanted. So far so good. But I have also temporarily blocked people and I can't ...
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I installed the 'GREEK' language pack and all the text on my Microsoft phone is in greek, how can i remove this laguage pack

I installed this Greek language pack by mistake. It has now change the entire phone language to Greek, which I don't understand. How do I uninstall this Greek Language pack and return my phone to ...
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Edge automatically refreshes web pages

I'm using a Microsoft Lumia 540 with Windows 10 Mobile and the Edge browser refreshes automatically. Many times I have to watch a video from YouTube again or have to read an article again and again. ...
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Where is e-mail stored on Windows 10 Mobile?

I am searching for the *.eml files. I have system level access to the phone's filesystem.
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Truecaller app not working in Windows Phone?

Anyone who's still able to use truecaller services in their Windows phones? In W10M or even WP8.1? I've W10M (15254.527) and I can download the app, but it gives "Unknown error!" just before the OTP....
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Can I edit the Firmware for my Windows Mobile?

Apologies if the question seems terrible! But it seems possible to me, well, I'm mainly a Mechanical Engineering student. So, First things first...I know the basics but don't know much about the core ...
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Does any of the Lumia or other Windows Phone has LED Notification ? (from factory, not by tweaks)

I've recently managed to enable LED notification on Lumia 1020 which is currently running on Windows 10 Mobile. It works great but it keeps ON until I see related notification. I want to make it ...
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Speech to text not working

Windows 10 Mobile, new Nokia Icon. It was working, but now, I have the mic button, it acknowledges "listening" and then either says "try again" or voice says "there is a problem, try later". How can ...
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WhatsApp and other main apps not showing

I'm using Microsoft Lumia 540. Around 4 hrs ago my phone got switched off due to low battery but after switching it on I can't see most of the apps. All the apps which were in the start screen are ...
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How to uninstall system apps on Windows 10 mobile?

I wanted to uninstall apps like OneNote, Outlook, Groove Music, etc. because I need more space to install an update, and my phone doesn't have it. I've full STP access, and I've interop-unlocked my ...
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How to cancel hard reset?

My phone started hard reset on its own, but I really want to stop it. Is it possible? Because I don't want to lose my files, and it seems there is no way to save them because I tried to connect my ...
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WP Lumia 540 draining too Fast

My Lumia 540 is draining too quickly. It will be full at 6.00am then by 12.00 noon it is off. I have turned off apps running in the background. However the problem still persists. I have changed my ...
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Instagram official app

Is there a definite way to get the OFFICIAL Instagram app not the unofficial app on Windows 10 Mobile? Because in the Microsoft store all I find is the unofficial one and I can get it on my Windows 10 ...
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Using Field Medic to research 950 crashes

I'm trying to troubleshoot crashes I'm having on my Lumia 950 with Field Medic. I'm not sure how to get it to work. It seems like it's mostly crashing if I play podcasts and try to do something else ...
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Windows 10 Mobile ROM for Nokia Lumia 820

Is there a ROM with Windows 10 Mobile for the Lumia 820? Because on lumiafirmware.com, the only ROM is WP 8.1.
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Maps app - is it possible to continue using voice guidance under the lock screen?

The Maps app pauses under the lock screen, which makes it very awkward to use for voice guidance whilst cycling, because I have to ride around with the phone in my pocket and the screen unlocked! Not ...
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Is it possible to toggle touch on and off in Windows 10 Mobile?

There are lots of occasions when I would like to be able to temporarily disable touch on my Lumia 950, but leave the screen on. Probably the most common one is when I am cycling and referring ...
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How to show phone keyboard while using a bluetooth keyboard device

I want to use a bluetooth keyboard device in my windows 10 mobile phone. While doing so, I also want to use my phone's pop-up keyboard as well (which is, being able to use both phone's keyboard and ...
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Windows Mobile 10 Keyboard won't suggest big words

I recently bought a second hand Lumia 950 to make the leap to WM10 after years of using and loving WP8.1. However, I'm not enjoying the experience, mainly due to the keyboard which seems inferior for ...
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Sim, no network error cube wp10 t698

I have a brand new unlocked GSM, cube wp10 T698. Put my sim in that I use in my Lumia 650 windows 10 from straight talk ( at&t towers) and it recognizes the sim is in. However, there is no service,...
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How do I enlarge my text in Outlook Mail (Win 10 mobile)

How can I enlarge my text in Outlook Mail in Windows 10 mobile please?
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How do I move navigation bar?

I am using a Windows 10 phone. The Windows "return to desktop" logo is positioned immediately below the space bar and I often hit it by mistake. How can I move this bottom navigation bar to the top of ...
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Separate tiles for different Outlook Inboxes

I have a Nokia Lumia 920 running Windows 10. I also have more than one Gmail account. I used to have separate tiles for two separate Gmail accounts on the start screen. One of them disappeared. I have ...
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Cortona Music Search

As of January 2018, Microsoft has discontinued the Groove Music Service and moved accounts over to Spotify, but now my music search doesn't work. Is there a way to get this service back on my phone ...
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Family Settings Prevent Apps Downloading

Whenever I try to download apps on my Nokia Lumia 630, I get an error message saying that to download apps I need to change my family settings on windowsphone.com/family. I have a child account, along ...
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whatsapp taking a while setting

i installed whatsapp but its been writing whatsapp still setting please wait, been waiting since yesterday.What could be the problem.I tried to uninstall nd re install a new one today but it does pop ...
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When does Windows Phones notification numbers update?

Do Windows Phones have notification dots that work like the iPhone? Obviously by the picture it doesn't have dots but it might have tile that change or something. One of my favorite parts of my ...
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How to restore a previous Whatsapp backup on Windows 10 Mobile?

I need to restore a previous WhatsApp messages backup on a Windows 10 Mobile phone. I can see the previous backups in the directory SD card\WhatsApp\WinPhoneBackup, but the current (i.e., latest) ...
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Lumia 950 unable to open PDF files

Today I realized that my lumia 950 is unable to open pdf files. It used to work properly. Anybody knows the reason??
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too much space is reserved as System & reserved

System & reserved is eating 5.16GB of internal memory of my Lumia 640 LTE. it's os is Windows 10 1703 Can I clean this space up after unlocking the phone? Thanks
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Ping a windows phone

Is it possible to make a windows phone reply to a ping (i.e. ICMP echo requests)? I tried and mine doesn't -- at least it seems it doesn't when the screen is locked, perhaps to save power. Is this ...
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How can I put my old Lumia 730 which has a bad sd card slot to good use

I have used my WP a lot, now it's in a deteriorating state, my family considers it electronic waste and wants me to throw it away, but I have an emotional attachment to the phone, any ideas to how can ...
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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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Best way to send Calendar info from Windows Phone into Android

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy S8, and I've successfully exported my Contacts from Windows Live and imported them into my Android Phone. But, I don't see any way to export my Calendar ...
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Spotify constantly “Loading”

I have, reluctantly, moved from Groove Music Pass (which I've been using since it was Zune Pass) to Spotify Premium. However, the app on W10M seems to be very unreliable. I'm looking for advice on ...
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I want to download apps on my Windows Phone but it keep on saying can't install, due to my account my family settings [duplicate]

I want to download apps but keep on saying cant download it due to my account my family settings. Any answers would be appreciated and taken into consideration. Thank you for your time!
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Registry tweaks for devices running Windows 10 mobile

After discovering it was possible to change screen lock options on my Lumia 950 with the interlop tools and registry editor recently, I went looking for more tweaks. I didn't find many. Considering ...
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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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Instagram scoops a lot of data on my phone

I have Instagram App for Windows Mobile 10 installed on my Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM. Beside the crashes due to the RAM hunger of this App (e.g it crashes whe I try to upload videos), I have another ...
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Connect Lumia 640 XL to Sync

I got a 2017 Ford Escape recently, and I'm trying to connect my phone to Sync (not Sync III). I can see several "unknown" bluetooth connections available, but when I attempt to connect to any of them, ...
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Installed apps are shown as Pending and are not accessible

Yesterday my Lumia 640 (running Windows 10 Mobile 1703) restarted several times in the off-hours. I was thinking it just installs updates, but as far as I can tell there were no updates installed. ...
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Replacing the Windows Phone Operating System?

I looked into updating an old Windows Phone to run a different ROM like Windows 10 but couldn't find much on the web. I have 2 Windows Phones so I thought I'd tinker with one of them to see if I can ...
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No settings visible under “Mobile & SIM”

I just bought a new Lumia 640XL. It works OK with my existing SIM, except SMS messages do not appear to work when sending receiving from overseas. When I look at settings under Mobile & SIM, ...
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Camera not saving full resolution images

Phone:Lumia 640XL DualSim OS: Windows 10 with latest October 2017 update (regular version, not slow or fast ring or anything) The problem has persisted many times before for many months and it was ...