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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 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 ...
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Last night Windows Phone update 10 crashed my phone Lumia 540

My device Lumia Dual 540 had an update about a year ago where Camera and Flashlight stopped working and I fed up trying to fix it :) About 2 weeks ago there was a night update and suddenly, I found ...
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Too much pressure causes phone to beep?

Sometimes I fall asleep with my Lumia 950 XL in hand and if I happen to roll on top of it, the phone beeps me awake. (This only ever happened twice.) It uses a completely unique audio cue, lower (that ...
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How to run Windows 10 Mobile on a PC?

I would like to demo Widows 10 Mobile before buying one to test out different features. Is there a way to do this on my desktop maybe?
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ROM for Windows 10 Mobile?

So I'm looking to buy a nice phone but I don't want to spend the money to buy just a Microsoft or Android phone. Are there any phones that can be imaged to be either?
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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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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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How would my phone knows I'm driving?

Very often, my L535DS shows the below screenshot: I can confirm that it doesn't have any such sensors. And it shows up the same screen most of the time when I'm watching some video. Is it a bug or ...
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Notifications don't show in action centre

Whenever I get a toast, I see the notification icon at the top. But when I pull down the action centre, they disappear, and I can't see what app they come from of there were multiple notifications. ...
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Stolen Phone - Why Pairing to Second Account is Allowed?

I was unable to find/block the phone via Find my Phone. My MS account is still associated to my phone. By now the phone has a different owner and it is associated to a second MS account, probably. My ...
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Is it possible to update native emoticon set in Windows 10 Mobile?

My Lumia 735 with Windows 10 Mobile (Version 1607, Build 10.0.14393.1593) has a native emoticon supply accessible via the smiley button on the keyboard. Those emoticons are available for basically ...
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How to install Windows 10 Mobile with recovery tool?

I have a Lumia 640 that ran Windows Phone 8.1 and I updated it to Windows 10 Mobile. I dropped the phone and the system refused to start and I reinstalled it using recovery tool, but it installed an ...
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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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Apps usually crash when I try to post photos (Messenger, Instagram)

Ive had an issue for as long as I can remember where whenever I try to upload photos to messenger or instagram, the app just crashes. Please help. Lumia 640 Windows 10 Mobile Version: 1703 OS Build: ...
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Apps disappeared from start screen Lumia 640xl updated to win10

Weeks ago I had arranged the tiles on my start screen with all the apps and shortcuts I require the most. Yesterday morning the start screen looked totally different like, empty spaces between the ...
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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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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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Where can i get the previous versions of stock apps, like Maps?

I am using 1020 on 15230build, there are no roads in maps, only road names, which I found , is common among phones that aren't supported by Microsoft anymore! I didn't have this problem while I was ...
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How to install Windows 10 Mobile on Lumia 630?

I have a Lumia 630 and I had installed technical preview of Windows 10 Mobile, but I formatted my phone and now it is back to Windows Phone 8.1. Can I install Windows 10 Mobile back? Lumia 630 is ...
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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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Windows 10 Phone Re-Uploading Pictures already in OneDrive

I woke up this morning with a notification that my OneDrive was full, of which last night I had close to 2 gigabytes of free space. So, on investigating I found out that my phone was re-uploading ...
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Play only one song

I added a folder with a couple of audio files to my Music folder. When I click on one of those files in file explorer - it plays only that file in Groove. But when I click on it in My Music in Groove -...
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Unlock W10M Developer Mode with Windows 7 PC

Is it possible to unlock the Developer Mode on my Nokia Lumia 730(Windows 10 Mobile) with my Windows 7(64bit Pro) PC? I already installed Interop Tools via Device Portal but only signed Appxbundles ...
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Cannot find Gadgets App

I have a Microsoft Lumia 640XL running Windows 10 Mobile, and last week, I reset it to start everything again. So, I noticed the gadgets app pops up whenever I connect a new peripheral to my phone, ...
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Can I connect to SQL Server from a UWP app?

I'd like to connect to a SQL Server directly from Windows Mobile, is that possible?
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Free app for playing movies with subtitle

Is there a good free movie player (MP4), which can display subtitle on windows phone 10 ? If there is no free one, what player do you suggest me to buy?
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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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“Windows Update” text using strange characters

I'm seeing strange characters used to render the words "Windows Update". View the screenshots below to see what I mean. Is this a known 'easter egg' from devs or is something else going on? Model: ...
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Any way to remove “adding finishing details” post processing on Windows 10 Camera app?

I wanna ask is there any of you here know any hack, Interop app tools tweaks or any settings, even on when you’re only Interop Unlocked or jailbroken your Windows phone to disable that pesky “Adding ...
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How to extract XAP or APPXs from apps? [duplicate]

Yes. Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile is dying, so also the apps are leaving too. That's why I want to know how to get/extract the apps on my phone (even on PCs) to be kept in either XAP or APPXs ...
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Cellular voice doesn't work

In a complete reversal of the usual problem, I have SMS and cellular data but the phone will neither make nor receive voice calls. Skype works fine. Removing the sim and commencing an emergency call ...
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Manually edit/add the artist art for groove music

Groove music doesnt seems to recognize some artists and thus is not showing the album arts for them. so i thought of manually doing them, i found an article on reddit regarding this, but its for PC ...
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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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Stop Microsoft edge to open pdf file every time

I am using microsoft Lumia 640 xl and windows 10. I am facing a problem from Microsoft edge. Every time i open a pdf file edge ( system app) automatically opens and in case of heavy books it crashes ...
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If I reset my phone will I lose updated windows 10?

I have updated my windows phone from Windows 8 to Windows 10. If I reset my phone will I lose the updated Windows 10?
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How to uninstall the Creators update and stay on the previous version?

I have a lot of trouble with my Lumia 950 since I've installed the Creators update. It used to run fine before the update but now it's freezing a couple of times a day and needs a reboot at least ...
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How to block an app from accessing the internet?

How can I block an app from accessing the internet completely?
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How to reset or rebuild Groove Music in Windows 10 Mobile?

I have removed all the files from my Lumia 640 XL and now my playlist shows a red exclamation mark for those missing files. Can someone assist me with resetting/rebuilding my Groove Music file list, ...
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Lumia 950 XL voice dictation icon missing

The little microphone icon that used to appear above the keyboard has disappeared I believe soon after Windows update. This was very handy when I've been sending text message. Does anybody out there ...
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Cortana notifies about upcoming Travel dates

I am having Windows Lumia 1320 which has windows 10 OS installed in it. It also has Cortana feature. Couple of months back my friend booked journey tickets using my wallet account from his android ...
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BING wallpaper on Lock screen

I have Lumia 1320. I have set the BING as the Background property for Lock Screen wallpapers. But the wallpaper are not changing, also there is no option for changing the BING wallpaper to next ...
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Windows Phone update: “Some settings are managed by your organisation”

A friend of mine has an update but can't install it because of this message "some settings are managed by your organisation". How can this be fixed without a reset to factory settings? (I don't have ...
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WhatsApp running in background

I am using Lumia 1320 which has windows-10 OS installed on it.I want to receive WhatsApp notification only when i open that application . So from 'Background Apps' settings option, i have disabled ...
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Which app give me the option to change the shape of site tile?

I usually pin my most accessed websites on start screen. The pinned tiles take the shape of site's favicon which sometimes look ugly. Is there an app which let me change the default site tile from a ...
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Can't find call record option in windows 10 phone, does that depend on Country/Region?

I am using windows 10 phone and unable to find the call record option. Settings->System->Phone In phone settings page there should be a default call record option but unfortunately it does not exist. ...