Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

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Windows Phone 10 SMS save - not avaiable to install apps

I can not install apps (error message: 0x800B0101) to my Nokia Lumia 930, but I have a lot of SMS what I would like to keep for the future. How can I save this SMS without installing apps? Thanks!
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Notifications for events that don't exist

I used to have an event that took place daily in my Outlook Calendar, but as of last week, the event is cancelled. Outlook Calendar itself says "No events today". However, the notifications on the ...
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Lumia 830 - Replace Bing images with different provider

I have Lumia 830 with Windows 10 for mobile. I use Bing wallpapers for my lock screen and I would like to replace it with a different provider (my own API). Is it possible to change the URL used for ...
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How to install non-Store apps?

I have a Windows 10 Mobile phone. Can anyone tell me how to install apps from sources other than Microsoft Store?
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Is there a backdoor way to use custom language in UWA?

If the app (UWA) does no provide option to choose its localization but it is definitely providing desired localization you would like to switch to no matter phone language is there a way how to ...
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How to automatically forward all sms from Windows 10 mobile to PC?

Is there an app or settings to allow me to automatically forward all my SMS from my Windows 10 mobile (phone) to my windows 10 PC (email or an app like is available for iPhones and android phones)? ...
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“downloading and installing softwareware on Windows 10 Phone”

I'm trying to make an auto-install that downloads and auto-install automaticly when the user clicks on a link for Windows 10 Modile any ideas ?
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Start screen completely empty

Something really weird since yesterday: - The start screen is completely blank - just a search box at the top - no tiles at all - swipe left does nothing Incoming calls, messages and whatsapps are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to activate sound alarms for the Katwarn app?

How do I activate sound alarms for the Katwarn app? At the moment the app only shows notifications, which you will miss if you don't check your phone regularly.
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Lumia 950 Hard Reset and software update already installed

Using Lumia 950 Windows 10 Mobile if I do a hard reset would that remove any software updates applied on that phone.
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How to remove duplicated Skype entries from Contacts

Today, my Windows phone decided that it would be good to have a copy of all Skype contacts in the Contacts app. (Perhaps Skype was updated or something happened, in any case it did also seem to reload ...
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Photos app crashes when opened

I have a Lumia 640 with Windows 10 Mobile. Lately the Photos app, when clicked to open, just closes immediately. How can I fix this?
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Network problem with my Lumia 535

My Lumia 535 running Windows 10 Mobile has a network problem. I can't lock or force to 3G-only mode. Is there any way to lock 3G-only mode?
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Lumia 535 shuts down before battery is empty

I have a Lumia 535 with Windows 10 Mobile. When my battery is at 30%, the system shows a low battery warning and switches off automatically. How can I fix this problem? I have searched Google but ...