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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 Cancel Downloading Updates for Windows 10 [duplicate]

I recently rolled back to Windows 8.1 and installed Windows 10. (this was because the anniversary update of windows 10 mobiles messed up my phone so I did a hard reset) And I am perfectly happy with ...
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My 520 looks bricked, with black screen. Will i still get windows 10 if i roll back using NSRT?

My Nokia Lumia 520 unexpectedly shut down and rebooted while i was browsing fb in edge. Now the only thing i get on screen is a black screen which says Error: Unable to find bootable option. Press ...
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How to force a keyboard to popup?

Is there a way how to force a keyboard to popup on Windows 10 Mobile? I have encountered a situation when I am in an input field (cursor is blinking) and a keyboard does not show up.
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Frozen in Time Why Is This?

What do I do? My Nokia 925 has frozen while I was reading a news article. Now I can't turn my phone off or use the return arrow. Nothing works and I am at a loss. I can't even receive calls. Help ...
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Resetting a Lumia 640 to Windows 8.1

I want to reset my Lumia 640 to 8.1 in order to get wifi calling. But I have two questions about that: Will Windows Update automatically update to Windows 10 whenever I update the phone, or will it ...
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How to remove unavailable app from the app list after phone restore

I have changed my Windows phone recently. When setting up the new phone I performed restore from my backup. This installs all apps you had installed on the previous phone. The problem comes with apps ...
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Storage space and music

I am pretty sure, I have never played or stored any music on my Windows Lumia 640 , but still the device storage in the settings sections shows that I have 1.2 GB of music on the device. On further ...
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Can't update anything on Store

I got some updates on my store including the store update, but none o them seems to be updating, after clicking update in 2-3 seconds it shows error. the message is same for all: Try that again ...
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Windows Phone 10 vpn pptp error 691

I have a Microsoft Lumia 950, OS build: 10.0.14393.67 Connecting to my work VPN using settings: VPN type: PPTP Type of sign-in info: Username and password When clicking on Connect I get the error: ...
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How to change physical Bluetooth keyboard layout on Windows 10 Mobile?

I've connected my Lumia with Windows 10 Mobile to a Bluetooth keyboard. It works fine, but... Windows is using one keyboard layout standard (ABNT Brazilian standard) while the keyboard is USA ...
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How to change mouse speed in windows 10 Continuum?

I am using usb mouse with windows 10 continuum. Is it possible to change mouse pointer speed in any way?
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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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Transparent tiles for core apps

I want to use transparent tiles for Office, OneDrive, OneNote and OfficeLens. Is this possible? I had tried using Transparent Tile Maker App but it doesn't work for above mentioned apps. I am using ...
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Windows 10 mobile are not allowed to install APK now? (11-Sep-2016)

Just want to make sure now windows 10 mobiles are no longer available to install APK in order to run Android apps?
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MESSAGING app keeps on crashing on 520

My 520 is running on 10586.494. it was working okay till today morning. Out of nowhere, the messaging app either keeps crashing when i try to open it or shows loading..... . Soft reset didn't solve ...
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Windows phone Lumia 929 Upgraded from 8.x to 10 lost contacts

I just update my Windows phone Lumia 929 to Windows 10 and lost contacts. I have tried everything that I have read. I tried to revert to windows 8 with the same result. I need help!
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Nav bar is hiding application bottom tool bar in all apps

I have a Lumia 635 with Windows 10 Mobile Version 1607 OS. build 10.0.14393.67 I now have a problem where in all apps with a tool bar along the bottom which is being hidden by the navigation bar... I ...
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Text messages notification sounds not playing

Text messages don't beep at me: Yes, the volume is up (I can hear when people call me) No, it's not quiet hours Settings below. Is there anywhere else I should look?
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Do Windows 10 phones still glitching (in 2016)? [closed]

I’ve seen several bad reviews about Windows 10 phones. Is it still unstable in 2016 ? How could you compare it’s quality to Android’s ?
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Glance Screen missing RedStone Win10Mobile

I am having Lumia 620 and probably I could not get the Windows 10 Mobile RedStone build. So, I did the registry hack using DHTUpgradeAdvisor and got the build 10.0.14393.67 But I could not find the ...
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A system error encountered?

On my dual sim Lumia 535 (RM-1090, WP8.1) Whenever I open the adobe acrobat reader, it continues to display a notification of **A system error encountered ** very rapidly......almost 20-25 times per ...
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Hindi keyboard automatically added

When I purchased my phone it came with a Hindi keyboard built-in. As I am living in India this is ordinary. I don't type in Hindi and I removed it. However it keeps adding itself automatically despite ...
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Editing favorite URL

How can I edit URL in Edge favorites? How can I add link from page directly to favorites?
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Winphone 10 newbie question

Very happy with my Lumia 735 running Windows Phone 8.1, so I bought a Lumia 650 for my wife, but some things are bugging me about Windows 10 Mobile. Anything that I 'back' out of seems to stay alive, ...
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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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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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Contact names not displaying with text messages

New Lumia 650: When I receive text messages from people in my Contacts, only the phone number displays (i.e. not the Contact name).
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Some apps crash immediately, not opening at all, after Soft Navigation Bar is enabled via registry edit/hack

I'm using Microsoft Lumia 532 with w10mobile. The navigation bar hardware keys (back, home, search) of my phone are damaged. So I need the Soft Navigation Bar on my phone. But my device doesn't have ...
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Configuring left button action

With 8.x mobile software I was able to configure LEFT button in IE as shown in the screenshot (star/favorite button). How do I configure this option in wm10?
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no notification after update

i just had an update yesterday for my windows phone (windows 10 mobile). Now my whatsapp and telegram apps receives new message if only i open the apps. It doesnt shows any notification at all. Only ...
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No Audio/Vibrate Notifications for Texts when Phone Locked

A few days ago my Lumia 950 (AT&T) acted up, and now for some reason I get absolutely zero sound on texts when the phone is locked. Let be more clear: if I am using any app (or home screen, start ...
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Uninstall preinstalled “Word” app

I have Windows 10 Mobile and need to uninstall preinstalled Word application. Can we do that, if yes how?
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What app can bring similar feature as “Night Shift” found in iOS on Windows 10 Mobile?

There is a feature in iOS called Night Shift to reduce eye strain when viewing my phone at night. It’s also designed to get rid of that bright blue light emitted by my device at night that impacts my ...
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Am I advised to install only apps with “Built for Windows 10”?

After I upgraded my OS to Windows 10 Mobile, am I advised to install apps which holds "Built for Windows 10" slogan? Will apps without this slogan disrupt or miss with my OS in any way? How much ...
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Lumia1320 reboot with broken power button

Is there any option to restart my Lumia 1320 with a broken power button? Maybe via a Microsoft page or any other option. I tried Recovery Tool and it works but I don't want to every time reinstall my ...
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My phone tile is missing.

The phone tile is no longer in the front screen or the app list. where has it gone? i'm using a 650 lumia on windows 10. this obviously means i cant make calls unless they are in my contacts list.
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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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Continuum on Lumia 640

Lumia 950 supposedly can utilize continuum using HDMI cable adapter. Does this cable also work with Lumia 640 for the same purpose?
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What OS does the MS Surface Book use? [closed]

I have software that works on various Windows7/10 machines. It does not work on the Surface Book (new, no modifications other than installing MS Office 2016) running Windows10, whether in PC mode or ...
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Way to retain offline maps during had reset?

I have some offline maps on my SD card. I am about to hard reset my phone. I know apps on SD card will not work after that. But is there a way to reuse my offline maps that are stored on my SD card? ...
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my phone is locked and i need more than 800,000 minute to try again [duplicate]

i locked my phone by entering wrong password too many times and now is says i need 814453 minutes to try again. What do i do to unlock my phone today?
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How can I install apps that is not available for my device?

I want to install this app on my device. It tells me it's not available and the "free" button is greyed out so I can't install it. I encountered similar problems like this one with different apps. ...
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Where to report Windows 10 Mobile bugs?

I am using Windows 10 Mobile on Lumia 520 using Preview for Developers app in India. However, there are bugs in the system which I want to report. I don't know where to report them. Can anyone help?
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Do Windows 10 Mobile users have an Anniversary update like desktop users of Windows 10?

Do we have an Anniversary update to Windows 10 Mobile like desktop users of Windows 10? Will we see any noticeable features in this update?
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Outlook notifications

Normally when I receive emails that goes directly to a folder the application does not notify of the new email unless I go to the folder and sincronize.. Is there any solution for this? The ...
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windows 10 mobile wifi no connections available

Me and my girlfriend both have a Lumia 735 running windows 10 mobile. My WiFi is working fine. However my girlfriend has the same problem every evening, being that the phone doesn't connect to any ...
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Stop displaying recent files list in File Explorer

In Windows Phone 10, the File Explorer is displaying recently Opened files similarly in Windows 10 Desktop File Explorer. A typical File Explorer is as below (here the recent files are not visible) ...
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Clicking on specific apps in Microsoft store crashes the store instantly. Why?

I have noticed that Microsoft Store crashes (force close) when I search and click on the app icon. This problem does only happen with certain apps for example Audiobooks from audible and Scan - QR ...
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How can I reset the data usage app?

I use the "data usage" from settings, however, for the last couple of months, it's convinced that I've about 1.3 GB of usage even on the day that the usage reset. Currently, the breakdown of mobile ...
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How to create a percentage tile for phone's battery in Windows 10 Mobile?

In Windows 8.1 Mobile I was able to put percentage tile for Phone's battery level on start screen. I can't do it on Windows 10 Mobile.