Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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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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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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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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Avoid Scanning of WhatsApp audio by Groove or other Music Players

Like adding .nomedia empty file into the folders that we don't want to be scanned by Music Players or Photo Gallery or Video Players to avoid adding to playlist, is there any option in Windows Phone? ...
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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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No app selection list for some file types

When opening some file types, I don't see an app selection list and the default (Microsoft) app starts automatically. For example, for opening MKV files, I have two apps, Microsoft Videos and Movies, ...
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Anyone ever get EAP-TLS working on Windows 10 Mobile?

I've been forever trying to get EAP-TLS working with Windows Phone 8.1 and now Windows 10 Mobile. I just can't get it to prompt for a certificate. The certificate is self signed but works fine with ...
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Field Medic OS Crash 00000175 reboot

I bought Lumia 550 with Windows Phone 10 1,5 month ago. And have a trouble with a phone, after unlocking, sometimes it reboots (I think something causes OS to crash), it often 10 or more times a day, ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't stop alarm clock on Windows Mobile 10

I set up the alarm clock on my phone for 7:20 AM on weekdays. Later on I changed the time to 8:00 AM, but it continues to ring at 7:20. I switch it off and deleted the alarm. Still it continues to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Access public exchange folder with contacts from windows 10 mobile

I'd like to share contacts (both external and internal ones) with all users in my organisation. All users own an exchange account in the same domain and use windows 10 mobile phones. What I did so ...
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Windows 10 Mobile Release Preview : Sharing is not working

The file sharing option is not working on my windows mobile release preview latest update. It's just showing preparing file and then come back without doing anything. Os Build : 10.0.10586.318
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How do you autoconnect VPN in Windows Mobile 10?

I want to enable my WP10 phone to automatically connect to hotspots. However, I want my phone to automatically connect to a VPN when it does so, if this possible?
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Notifications for events that don't exist

I used to have an event that took place daily in my Outlook Calendar, but as of last week, the event is cancelled. Outlook Calendar itself says "No events today". However, the notifications on the ...
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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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Camera not saving full resolution images

Phone:Lumia 640XL DualSim OS: Windows 10 with latest October 2017 update (regular version, not slow or fast ring or anything) The problem has persisted many times before for many months and it was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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windows 10 phone gets write protected while using in lumia 520

My Windows 10 Mobile powered Lumia 520 starts restarting whenever I click on something. I tried to downgrade to Windows Phone 8.1 using the Windows recovery tool. Also tried to flash using thor ...
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Customize date format

I have a Lumia 950XL running Windows 10 Mobile on the Windows Insider Fast Track, with 10.0.14376.0 installed. I'd like to customize my date format to be yyyy-MM-dd, like every sane person would. ...
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Why doesn't messaging app convert smiley shortcut codes to smileys?

Why does messaging app Windows 10 Mobile doesn't automatically convert smiley shortcut codes to smileys? Because it is very irritating for me when I receive messages with lots of smileys and I don't ...
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Problem with Vietnamese keyboard on non-Microsoft applications

I am using a Lumia 640XL running Window 10, version 1607, OS build 10.0.14356.1000. I've got a problem with the keyboard. I can only type within Microsoft apps (such as Messaging, Edge etc.) but I ...
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Problematic Lumia 1020 and 620

I ran W10M build 10586.164 on my lumia 620. Did a hard reset , and restored from the backup that was made in 8.1. Had issues on the build like battery drain , used to lag and all , so I reverted back ...
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Inquiry over stability of WP 10 on an htc 8s

If I download a ''Developer Preview App'' on my htc 8s and check for an update in Feb 2016 am I still going to get windows 8.1 or find that the only update available is windows 10, and if so should i ...
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Unnamed app in list of updates

I checked the Store for updates on my Lumia 950, and it shows one app with no name or icon: What is this? Tapping the download button does nothing.
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Backed up text messages are duplicated after Windows 10 install

I backed up my text messages to OneDrive before upgrading to Windows 10. Now all of the backed up messaged are being displayed twice. This does not happen for messaged received after the update. I ...
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I cannot save my contacts after resetting my Nokia lumia 630?

I done a reset of my nokia lumia 630 of win10.After completeion of formatting I could not add the new contacts when I click on save button it is redirecting to home page.Please help me.
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Where is the OneNote offline-copy stored on Windows 10 Mobile

As the title says, where is t it stored? I can't find the offline copy of my notes, neither on the internal nor the external memory. Are they in a hidden directory, I can't see on Windows 10 Mobile?
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How to disable the low storage notification sound on a Windows 10 phone?

As the title says, I want to disable the sound for the low storage notification on my Windows 10 phone (Lumia). EDIT: I don't know why someone removed my comment here. It expressed how stupid and ...
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How to show phone keyboard while using a bluetooth keyboard device

I want to use a bluetooth keyboard device in my windows 10 mobile phone. While doing so, I also want to use my phone's pop-up keyboard as well (which is, being able to use both phone's keyboard and ...
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Windows Mobile 10 Keyboard won't suggest big words

I recently bought a second hand Lumia 950 to make the leap to WM10 after years of using and loving WP8.1. However, I'm not enjoying the experience, mainly due to the keyboard which seems inferior for ...
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How can I put my old Lumia 730 which has a bad sd card slot to good use

I have used my WP a lot, now it's in a deteriorating state, my family considers it electronic waste and wants me to throw it away, but I have an emotional attachment to the phone, any ideas to how can ...
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Spotify constantly “Loading”

I have, reluctantly, moved from Groove Music Pass (which I've been using since it was Zune Pass) to Spotify Premium. However, the app on W10M seems to be very unreliable. I'm looking for advice on ...
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No settings visible under “Mobile & SIM”

I just bought a new Lumia 640XL. It works OK with my existing SIM, except SMS messages do not appear to work when sending receiving from overseas. When I look at settings under Mobile & SIM, ...