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Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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My windows phone keyboard is getting smaller, what should I do to make it back to original size

Why my windows 10 phone keyboard changed smaller, I do not know why, I have tried to change the keyboard size setting to large, but there is no effect (still small). what should I do to make it back ...
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Geotagging photos

The Photos app of my phone sometimes stores the location where a photo was taken but only sometimes. (I have not yet figured out whether there is a pattern to this or not.) Is there a way to have all ...
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How to merge multiple conversations for the same contact into a single converstation

How do I merge multiple conversations for the same contact into a single conversation in SMS app?
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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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No SMS notifications on Windows 10 PC anymore

I used to get SMS notifications on my Windows 10 PC from my Lumia 950 Windows 10 Mobile (both always updated to the latest version). I've checked the Windows 10 Mobile settings and the messaging ...
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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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How to be a beta tester? [closed]

How to be a beta tester? Here my question is answered that unless you are a beta tester. So my question is that how can I be a beta tester to test beta apps. Alsoo I have multiple lumia phones some ...
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Cannot change SMS notification sound in windows 10

I copied an Mp3 file into the Ringtone folder in phone through PC. I had 6 files in ringtone. But the device only shows two. The files are all mp3 and short length and size files. What's the reason? ...
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How to re-enable double-tap to wake up option?

I have been updated on W10M now. When I was on WP8.1, I disabled double-tap to wake up option. Now I want to re-enable that option but I couldn't find that option. I have searched all over including ...
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Windows 10 Lumia 640 - hotspotting desktop - no internet access?

I'm trying to download some updates and my broadband at home is pretty slow right now. I have 10 gig on my network right now so I decided to hotspot my phone and get my desktop connected to it so I ...
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How much free space should I leave for the OS to work seamlessly without any lags?

I want to know how much free space should be left on the internal phone storage for the operating system to work without any lags.
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Rotate Screen in Windows Phone 10

Using an app like Ultimate Rotation Control in android I can control global rotation - locking or unlocking 0/90/180/270 degrees of rotation... ... as well as applying individual app settings. ...
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is there a way to get haptic feedback on keyboard?

I've got a Lumia 535 and I'm used to haptic feedback on my Android phones, is there any way I can get it on Windows 10?
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How do I verify this hash app is safe to give it permissions to access notifications?

This is the only app on notifications list which doesn't have a name and appears with a hash. I'm afraid it is a spyware or malware.
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Suggested text/auto correct not working - MS Lumia 640 LTE Dual SIM

So. I upgraded my phone to Windows 10 Mobile (Insider Preview) a couple of months ago (from Windows Phone 8.1). About a week ago, the suggested text/auto correct feature has stopped working. Yes, I ...
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Can't receive text messages or phone calls after last Windows update

After the last Windows update I had to hard restart my phone and start all over again because it kept restarting over and over. About a week after that my phone was spotty when it came to me receiving ...
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Lumia 535 with windows 10: bugs and it's slow. Should I downgrade to 8.1?

I noticed that my Lumia 535s got really slow after I have upgraded them to win10, a couple of months ago. Is it possible to downgrade to the 8.1? Should I?
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How do I mass move apps to SD card?

Since I updated my Lumia 730 to Windows 10 I see some apps moved back to the phone memory. I'd really like to move all apps (that can be moved) to the SD card. This was easy in WP 8.1: but I can't ...
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No Cortana after upgrade to Windows 10

I used to enjoy Cortana on my Nokia Lumia 435 when i had Windows 8.1. For instance pressing continuously the search button opened Cortana and I could command it to : Call a person on my contacts ...
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Why no USB tethering app for Windows Phone 10?

I recently USB paired my WP10 with my Win10 laptop and browsed the Windows Device Portal. From the network diagnostics displayed and the fact that my phone is reachable on loopback, it seems to me ...
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Any Windows phone with temperature sensors?

I have BLU Win HD LTE and probably it doesn't have temperature sensors (I didn't find it in description). But do any Windows phone has them? For measure temperature around? I check Windows Store ...
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Windows 10 Phone - Network File Share

is it possible to access files on a network share from Windows 10 Phone? I have a 640 XL and I'd love to view some pictures/videos located at \\MyServer\Media. I'd prefer not to have to use Cloud (...
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i'm getting error 80072efd while upgrading my windows phone 8.1 to windows phone 10

i'm getting error 80072efd while upgrading my windows phone 8.1 to windows phone 10. There is not any problem with internet connection or disk space.upgrading has already completed 36%.
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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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SD card photos are not accessible from WhatsApp

SD card media is not accessible from WhatsApp. Whereas I am able to select and send photos from Windows - Photos App. (For now, I am using this workaround for transferring photos). But, when I try ...
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How to force an upgrade to windows 10 from Windows 8.1?

I have a Nokia Lumia 435 Dual sim running Windows 8.1 which I had upgraded from Windows 8.0. Everytime I try to upgrade it checks for upgrdaes and returns that the phone is already running the latest ...
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Unable to install extras & info…Error codes: 0x80070002 and 0x80070003

I am all updated but cannot install "Extras & info". It starts downloading and download till full 9.68MB then gives following error msg. Is this a bug ? as I have been suffering from this problem ...
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Outlook app doesn't sync email when data roaming (WiFi turned off)

Phone: Lumia 650 Dual Sim OS: Windows 10 App: Outlook Mail, Outlook Calendar Everytime I roam, outside of my home network, with data enabled and WiFi disabled, I run in to this error: It is worth ...
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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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How to change font style all over the device in windows 10 mobile?

I have lumia 535 running Windows 10 mobile(official upgrade). Is there any way to change the font style of my device? I can't find such option in settings or in search results. I read an article here: ...
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Pressing and Holding windows key

When I press and hold the windows key in my lumia 535 (W10M-RM-1090) screen goes half and no matter which app I do open; the screen remains half.See the screenshot Tapping on that empty space reverts ...
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Empty notification panel

I can't have my messages and calls in notification panel all of sudden. I have upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile but after upgrading,everything was just fine. I could see them in notification panel but ...
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How to block non-numbers?

Recently I've been getting promotional SMS messages, and I'd like to block them. Problem is, they don't seem to be coming from an actual phone number, instead the sender shown is the name of the ...
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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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Changed to new Windows Phone but can't recover my backup

I just changed from Windows Phone. I did a backup on the old one but on the new one, I had no WiFi, so I logged in to my Outlook account later. Now I don't know how to recover my backup (for the apps,...
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Getting “unknown error” while enabling caller id in Truecaller

Am not able to enable live caller id in Truecaller . I tried reinstalling the app and am getting the same error. Please help me ASAP. My phone is 820 , running on 14936.1000 build.
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Field Medic stopped recording crash dumps (reports)

After the Anniversary Update the Field Medic seems to be broken and nobody in Microsoft realized they are not recording the crash dumps of apps and the general stability of the phone. Previously "I ...
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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 add contact to an ongoing MMS message?

How do you add a contact to an already ongoing MMS text message I'm using Windows 10 Mobile. I can't find any info on how to do this, not sure if it is even possible on Windows phones.
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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 download save Media from oneNote

I had created a note in my OneNote which has some photos and recorded audios from my Lumia 640 phone. Unfortunately, I have deleted photos from my phone but it is save in OneNote. Now, I want to ...
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Navigation bar hiding partially works after upgradation

I have recently upgraded from WP8.1 to W10M. After upgradation navigation bar does not hide when I swipe from the bottom of the screen for a the most of the apps but when I do so for Adobe Reader, ...
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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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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 do I turn off auto disabling of the modem mode when loss of the network?

I use my Lumia 830 with running Windows 10 Mobile as WiFi hotspot. When the phone loses the network for any reason, it turns off the WiFi hotspot mode and I must enable it again myself. How do I fix ...
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how can I reduced the speed of the narrator in Microsoft Lumia 540?

I can't reduced the speed of the narrator. I have tried every processes. But the volume increased.there are no signs of decreasing.what can I do now?please help me.
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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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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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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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Hard reset vs Windows Device Recovery Tool

I want to reset my Windows 10 Mobile back to 8.1. I see there are 2 ways that seem to return a phone to its factory settings: a hard reset, and the Windows Device Recovery Tool. Are they equivalent?