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Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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Phone got stuck during upgrading to Windows 10

My Lumia 520 got an update to Windows 10 Mobile. I started upgrading but the battery drained out. Now whenever I start the phone, I see moving gears on the screen but after some time the phone ...
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How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones?

Now that I know when Windows 10 will be released let's go to the important thing. I'm aware that it's unfinished software different than what Developer Preview is and know it can brick my phone. How ...
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How to find new Block and Filter app in windows 10 mobile?

After I updated my Lumia 640 to Windows 10 Call + SMS filter app was removed and should have been replaced by new Block and Filter feature. But I'm not able to find it on my phone. I'we already looked ...
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How to do a hard reset?

I have a Lumia 640XL and I updated it two nights ago to Windows 10. Now, along with other things, I can't add contacts to the People app, and it just shuts down every time I click on the plus button ...
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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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How to rollback from Windows 10 Technical Preview?

Now that we know how to install the preview I'm wondering what happen in case the build is too early/too buggy for my needs. Please don't do just a reference link since this is not useful in case of ...
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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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Release date of Windows 10 Mobile

I'm just curious. Is the date of update to Windows 10 known? I've just bought new phone with Windows Phone 8.1 and seller told me that I need to be prepared for update. Will Windows 10 be heavier then ...
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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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When will Windows 10 be released?

I'm subscribed to the Preview for Developers program, but I'm in the dark about the next big OS version for my phone (which is currently a Lumia 1520). We know that Windows 10 will be on every device ...
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Any idea when will be Windows 10 be released to Nokia 1520?

Any idea when will be Windows 10 be released to Nokia 1520? Right now I have installed the Windows Insider preview version. It sucks big time. Lots of crashes and taking ages to load the home screen ...
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Will current WP7.x & WP8.x apps continue to work with Windows 10 for phones?

With Microsoft pushing Universal Apps for everything Windows 10 (PCs, tablets, phones, Xbox) I wonder if non-universal apps currently available in the store will continue to work on Windows 10 (at ...
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Can you make Mobile Anniversary version of Windows 10 Mobile ask before updating?

I have multiple Android phones and one Windows Phone and iPhone for mobile developing purposes. I have my main SIM is my best Android phone, but I keep my work SIM in Windows Phone. Just now Windows ...
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How to determine / track / view the current internet connection speed? (in anytime and NOT BY TESTING USING APP)

I know this sounds almost hopeless but I really need this. I don't want to "test my internet speed" using Speed Test app because that is not true for every sites / every domain. I want to view my ...
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How to cancel app downloads in Store?

I cannot cancel an app download from the Store. It's been showing "starting download" for 1-2 hours already, and there is no Cancel button. Please help me, I need to install the app.
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Windows 10 Update in lumia 540

while I was updating Lumia 540 with 8.1 It got automatically stopped after reaching a level of 7% and while I have a decent WiFi network still no progress is there.
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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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Image of Webpage on Tile in Windows 10 Mobile?

In Windows Phone 8.1, when you used Internet Explorer to go to a website, you could pin the page to the Start menu and the tile would be a thumbshot of the webpage. Now it seems that in Windows 10 ...
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Keyboard not downloading

I just did a hard reset, and installed Windows 10 Mobile, then I restored my Onedrive backup. Everything was working normally, until I tried to write a message, I noticed that there are no ...
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How can I make my Lumia 950 XL screen timeout after “never”?

I have a Lumia 920 which allows me to select "never" for the "screen times out after" option. I like this since I can decide to leave Groove Music on the download screen while multiple albums are ...
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Hard resetting will reset it back to WP8.1?

I have updated my Lumia 535 DS (RM-1090) on Windows 10(10.0.14393.693). It originally came with WP8.1. Here I was told that the phone will remain updated with W10M even after performing a hard reset. (...
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How to enable taskbar labels in Continuum?

I use my Windows computer with taskbar labels, as seen on the following picture: Can this be done on Windows 10 Mobile with Continuum?
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Office apps are not integrated well in W10M?

I have recently upgraded my Lumia 535 on Windows 10 Mobile. After upgradation the Office in WP8.1 has been replaced by three discrete apps (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) in W10M . But the issue is that ...
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Update to Windows 10 Gone Wrong, Should I Try Again?

Firstly, I am using a Nokia Lumia 625. I recently attempted to update to W10 through the Insider Preview, but encountered an issue whereby the phone would continually show the Three logo>> Nokia Logo ...
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How to disable default email signature in Windows 10 (Lumia 950)?

I recently switched from Nokia Lumia 920 to Lumia 950 (Windows 10 Mobile), and I can't find the option to disable default email signature in Outlook Mail app ("Sent from Outlook Mail for Windows 10 ...
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Send email button greyed out

Starting this morning, whenever I try to reply to emails on Windows 10 Mobile from my Gmail account, the send email button is greyed out: The funny thing is that if I create a new email, then the ...
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Notification on my screen

Can someone tell me what kind of notification is this one on my status bar, I mean the one in the middle, between my phone signal and Wi-Fi signal?
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Missing “Extras” category in Settings

On my Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL with Windows 10, there is no "Extras" category in my settings app. Is this Microsoft/Nokia exclusive? If not, how can I access this part of the settings? I'm running ...
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No windows 10 update for lumia 930

I've installed Update Advisor and it tells Good news! Your phone is eligible for upgrade to Windows 10. We are working with your mobile operator and phone manufacturer to make the upgrade ...
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How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1

I'm have a Windows Phone (Microsoft Lumia 540) currently running Windows Phone 8.1. I want to upgrade the mobile's OS to Windows 10 Mobile. I tried using Settings->Update Phone, but it displayed ...
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Windows 10 mobile stable update for Lumia 540

I have a Lumia 540 which is Primary phone and I am currently running Windows 8.1 update 2 Lumia Denim. I want to upgrade my phone to Windows 10 mobile but am afraid my phone might give me problems ...
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Cannot add keyboard

I have Windows 10 Mobile (10.0.10586.164) on Lumia 630. When I want to add another keyboard (Czech but I try some others) I get error 80070020. I tried to set time to manual, check regional settings, ...
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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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What could cause Groove music to constantly pause playback?

I use my phone a portable music player whilst walking back and forth from work. Having moved to a phone that comes with Windows 10 Mobile, I've found that playback will pause for no apparent reason. ...
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My Windows Phone won't start [duplicate]

I upgraded my Windows Lumia 540 from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and later on there were updates to be installed. As the phone was updating them, maybe my battery went dead (as it was not fully charged ...
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Are Vision search (codes and text scanning) and Music Search still available in Windows Phone 10?

In Windows Phone 7.5 and 8, you could scan codes, tags and texts, or search for the name of a song simply by pressing the Search button and then the Vision or Music button, respectively. These useful ...
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Phone restarting several times every night

I noticed that phone restarted several times per night when it's charging. I think it started after I upgraded it to Windows 10. I understand that Windows update can require restarting, but not so ...
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photos on phone and onedrive

When I make pictures by my phone, I can see them clicking Photos icon on phone, and also pictures are synchronized with Camera Roll folder on onedrive. I want to keep pictures on onedrive, but ...
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Recovering contacts from a backup in w10m

I accidentally removed an account from my w10m and most of my contact disappeared from People app. How can I recover them? I have a number of backups on my OneDrive. Thanks.
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Adjust color profile on Windows 10

Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 had the option to adjust the color temperature and saturation of the display in the display settings, as explained in this article. When I updated my old 8.1 device to Windows ...
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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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Activate Page Down Windows Phone

Is there a way to maybe have accessibility option so I can page down different windows on windows phone? I'm familiar with this key on Windows.
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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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after charging phone all night battery indicator almost zero

but if I restart phone, it shows 100%. What is this hardware problem or Windows 10? PS. If phone discharged during the day, all you need just restart it and battery is 100% again!