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Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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How to access files on SD card after upgrading to Windows 10 Mobile?

I recently upgraded a Nokia Lumia 640 XL to Windows 10 Mobile. I need to know how to access photos that were saved to micro SD card for viewing on phone.
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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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Why Windows 10 Mobile doesn't show how many rings my caller waited before hanging up If he rang more than one ring?

I know that Windows 10 Mobile in previous Beta builds shows how many rings my caller waited before hanging up. This feature doesn't work properly in the latest final release on Lumia 640 XL . It only ...
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Phone stuck in a reboot loop after hard reset

I had been facing some sim issues on my blu win hd lte. I decided to reset it. I clicked the reset button and the phone rebooted and the blu logo came but after a second or so the phone screen went ...
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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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OneDrive uses a lot of space. How can I clean this?

I've got a problem. OneDrive is really large (~2 GB) and I don't know how to remove/clean it (without wiping the whole device). Is there any option I can clean this up? Notes: Already cleaned ...
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No text message notifications at all

Some time ago my phone stopped giving any notifications when I receive text messages. Given the nature of the problem I have no idea when exactly this happened, as I just thought that I wasn't getting ...
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Anyway to save podcasts on SD card instead of phone storage?

The podcast app stores all podcasts onto the phone storage. Is there any way to save them to SD card? I don't see any option to change this setting.
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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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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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Cortana's auto reply

I have set Cortana to reply in Quiet hours. She replies effectively, but not in the way I want. She simply forgets my name. In Cortana's settings the message appears is "Hi, User5 is busy right now ...
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View app crash reports

Is there any way to see some kind of crash report for apps? I don't mean online for my apps as a developer. I mean something like Windows' Event Viewer.
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What can be done about a WIndows Phone 10 lock screen hanging

This may have started happening after I allowed the Weatherbug app to be a part of my Lumia 950 XL lock screen. That is no longer the case, but I am repeatedly getting a situation where - after the ...
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transfer from wptorrent to PC

I own a Microsoft Lumia 550 with Windows 10 Mobile. I downloaded some files through wptorrent. Now I want to transfer them to my pc, but I can not find the folder where the files are located.
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How to recover deleted files from Windows 10 Mobile?

I have a Microsoft Lumia XL 950 with Windows 10 as Operating System, accidentally was restored I want to know if is posible to recover my files. I downloaded a lot of tools for recover them, but all ...
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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 to share built-in wallpapers in Windows 10 Mobile?

For Pc's We can share built-in wallpapers very easily via file explorer: Windows>Web>Wallpapers But for my Lumia 535 running windows 10 mobile it seems that built-in wallpapers cannot be shared. ...
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How to delete unfinished installations on Windows 10 Mobile (Lumia 550)

After some failed updates on the phone, Storage usage is: System & reserved: 2,94 GB Apps & games: 1,27 GB ( of which nothing can be removed) Temporary files: 2,94 GB ( of which pending ...
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Cortana does not create reminders from Text Messages

Is it me or Cortana is no longer read the information from the text messages to automatically suggest to create reminders? In Windows 8.1 Cortana would notice that the text messages have some sort of ...
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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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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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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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Changing which OneDrive account to upload photos to

I bought a phone from someone, and while uploading photos it's uploading them to their OneDrive. How do I change it so photos are uploaded to my OneDrive?
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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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WhatsApp Web keeps disconnecting

I'm using Opera's built-in WhatsApp web client. This works well, but after a period of time it disconnects from my phone. All I need to do is unlock the phone if WhatsApp is running or, if it's not, ...
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How to enable “Hey Cortana” on Windows 10 Mobile?

I can set Cortana on my Laptop running Windows 10 Pro to respond when I say "Hey Cortana" and I don't even need to touch the Laptop to command something to Cortana. I can enable or disable this in ...
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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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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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PowerShell or other legit console on Windows 10 Mobile

Simple question, probably a simple answer. ;( Is there a way to run PowerShell on my Windows Phone? If not, is there another way to get to a legit console/terminal? Right now I have "Console WP8 ...
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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 use dual whatsapp in Windows 10 Mobile?

I have migrated from android platform and there I was using multiple whatsapp accounts on a single phone using third party applications but since windows is a closed platform, can I use a separate ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Can't connect to a Wi-Fi network

My phone is on Windows 10 Mobile, build 10586.242. I can't connect to my home wifi network whereas other devices can. I've tried forgetting the network and reconnecting, but my phone says "unable 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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How to open PDF files with Adobe reader directly?

Whenever I try to open a PDF file it opens with Edge browser and not with Reader . For doing so I have to open Reader and have to locate them manually. Is there any way to open them directly? I have ...
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Virtual reality on Windows 10?

So, question is quite simple: I just received e-mail offer from one of e-shops I subscribed to and they are offering a bundle of Lumia 950/ Lumia 950 XL together with an apparatus which allows using ...
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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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Does Apps for Website feature work on 3rd party browsers?

A word about this feature: Websites such as Facebook open their official apps when a user visits their website on a browser. This feature allows us to disable/enable such switching to apps. It allows ...
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Office on mobile asking for 365 subscription

Microsoft has announced that Office apps are free for devices under 10 inches. Ref - Article on pcworld.com. Now however Office apps on my Windows 10 mobile(screen size 5inches) is asking for Office ...
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3 ring jack no longer working

I have a 3 ring headphone jack (that contains a microphone) and it used to work fine with 8.1 but after upgrading to 10 it's not being detected anymore. This can't be a hardware issue since the jack ...
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1020 on Windows 10

As we know 1020 gets up-to 38mp in default camera app. But what about 1020 with windows 10 ? Does the default windows camera app on 10 support 38mp? Or does any other 3rd party app supports that kind ...
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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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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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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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How to create large tile in Windows 10 Mobile?

For PC's We can create tiles of four sizes wiz. small, medium, wide and large. But for my Lumia 535 running Windows 10 Mobile it seems that only first three could be pinned. Tapping on resizing button ...