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Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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why android rom cannot be installed in windows phone?

i am bored with windows phone and the stopped the update also now so there is no option left other than switch thus i am thinking to switch my phone and also don't want to waste my old phone ...
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Skype Video not working with Windows Phone 10

My Skype on my Windows Phone 10 used to work fine up until suddenly, for some reason, I can see the person I am calling but they can't see me. They can hear me but not see me. I can see my video feed ...
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How to revoke an App permission to access OneDrive?

So I'm a developer, and I'm testing App access to OneDrive in a Windows Phone 10 emulator. The thing is that once I logged in the first time to OneDrive and gave the app permission, I can't find ...
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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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Photo app album sync to Onedrive

I am running build 10549 and have made an album in the photo app. It says that the album is only local. How can I get it to sync to onedrive? Photo backup/upload is on and working.
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Windows 10 Insider Preview - Lumia 920, wifi not working after install

Last night I installed the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview (Slow) (Build 10.0.10166.0) Everything seems ok, but when I try enable the wi-fi an error popup is shown (in spanish) that say something ...
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Is Windows 10 Mobile The Same As Windows 10 IoT for Mobile

I've found conflicting documentation between the new Windows phones being called Windows 10 Mobile, or Windows 10 IoT for Mobile depending on what site or technical evangelist I'm reading. I'm ...
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Windows 10 Insider Preview says my PIN is incorrect

I just installed Insider Preview. System needs PIN to be entered. I entered my PIN and phone refused it as incorrect. PIN is 100% correct. I had document related to my SIM, where I have PIN, PUKK, ...
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Not able to revert back to 8.1 after updating 10 insider preview

I upgraded my Lumia 520 to windows 10 Insider preview. Now the phone hangs a lot and its getting too slow. It also displays message of low storage space even there is lot of space left (about 3.12 gb) ...
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What means “Insider Release” and “Production” on Windows Insider app?

My Windows Insider updated and now it is showing four options: Insider Slow Insider Fast Insider Release Preview Production I'm using Insider Fast, but what about other options? If I choose Insider ...
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What does slow ring from Windows Insider program exactly mean?

I have chosen for Slow Ring in Windows Insider App, i do receive updates from Slow Ring when it is available. Currently my phone is showing slow ring 10.0.14342.1004 is available for download. When ...
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How to stop the insider preview builds completely on my phone?

I have a Lumia 930 running on slow ring Insider Preview. I wish to quit the program now but the only option under Settings->Windows Insider Programme is to put the builds on hold for a maximum of five ...
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What happens to data on SD card when I update

I have Windows 10 Mobile on my Nokia Lumia 720. I wish to upgrade to latest build(with the Insider app). Will my apps be erased after I upgrade? 90% of my apps, games & game data are on external ...
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Install specific insider preview build for Windows 10 Mobile

I wonder whether there is a way to access and install old preview builds for Windows Mobile 10 or to revert back to a specific version. To be more specific, the goal is to get a preview build running ...
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Windows Phone 10 on Nokia Lumia 920

Is it at all possible to install any version of Windows 10 on the Nokia Lumia 920? I can't believe this great phone is becoming useless, so I am willing to deploy preview versions or whatever else is ...
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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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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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What can I do to bring back missing quick action tiles in my WP10 action center?

About a week or two ago I received an OS update for my Lumia 950. Since then I am missing the top right quick action tile within my notification center (see screenshot). I already tried to soft reset ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?