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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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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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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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Where are Outlook Tasks in Windows 10?

In Windows Phone 8.1, the Outlook Tasks are located in the Calendar app > extend the application bar > Tasks But I can't find them in Windows Phone 10 Preview anymore. Where did they go ? Are they ...
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How to turn off live tile?

On Windows 10 I can right-click any tile in my Start menu and choose to turn off the live tile functionality, turning it into a static app icon. Is there a way to do this in Windows 10 Mobile? If I ...
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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After I updated my Lumia 640 to Windows 10 Call + SMS filter app was removed and should have been replaced by new Block and Filter feature.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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Windows Phone Ad Blocking

iPhone has a "built in" ad blocking framework now, so apps can be built to facilitate... Android has apps that ad block, without root (AdBlock Plus), with root (Ad-Away, FDroid) or with a special ...
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No SMS notifications windows 10

I've upgraded my 640 and have lost SMS notifications. Not sure if it's something I did or not but Settings / System / Notifications & Actions / Messaging is turned on. Battery saver settings have ...
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Where's Bing Vision in Windows Phone 10?

I know Windows Phone 8.1 moved Bing Vision from being a Cortana feature, to being a Camera Lens. However, I've just upgraded to a Lumia 950 (with Windows Phone 10) and I cannot find Bing Vision ...
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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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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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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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How can I connect a Lumia 950 XL to Windows 10?

My Lumia 950 XL appears with a yellow exclamation mark in Windows 10 Device Manager and Windows is convinced that it cannot find a driver for it. Oddly enough the connection did work a week ago. What ...
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Virtual reality on Windows 10?

So, question is quite simple: I just received e-mail offer from one of e-shops I subscribed to and they are offering a bundle of Lumia 950/ Lumia 950 XL together with an apparatus which allows using ...
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Remove Custom Word from Auto-Correct Dictionary

How do I remove a word from the autocorrect dictionary? (One I've accidentally clicked "+" on) I've seen both of these questions: How can I remove items from the custom dictionary? How do I remove ...
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What is the function of “Volume up + Volume down” Combo?

Phone L535DS OS : W10M(10.0.15047.0-Fast Ring) As we all know VolUp + Power combo is designated for taking screenshot and VolDown + Power is designated for launching Feedback Hub. But when I press ...
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PowerShell or other legit console on Windows 10 Mobile

Simple question, probably a simple answer. ;( Is there a way to run PowerShell on my Windows Phone? If not, is there another way to get to a legit console/terminal? Right now I have "Console WP8 ...
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Is it possible to rearrange icons order in the action center of Windows 10 mobile?

On my Lumia 830 I configured my quick action icons in the action center. Since finally Windows 10 Mobile can show more action icons in the action center, I tried to rearrange the order of the icons ...
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How do I follow two twitter accounts on Windows 10 mobile?

How do I follow two twitter accounts on Windows 10 mobile? I can configure only one on the Twitter App. Thanks.
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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 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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Free up space in Mail & Messaging after deleting mail accounts

I am using a Lumia 730 Windows Phone which I recently updated to Windows 10. The update is installed and the very next day it gives a message for more updates. When I try to install, my phone is out ...
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Error when connecting to PPTP VPN

I create a PPTP VPN in Windows 10 Mobile. When I want to connect, it shows this error: A connection to the remote computer could not be established, so the port used for this connection was closed. ...
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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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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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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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What means “Insider Release” and “Production” on Windows Insider app?

My Windows Insider updated and now it is showing four options: Insider Slow Insider Fast Insider Release Preview Production I'm using Insider Fast, but what about other options? If I choose Insider ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to record audio in the background or even when the screen is locked?

I needed to record audio while I was on the go. I tried some Apps from the Store, but I couldn't find any that was able to record while the screen was locked. I can't walk with my phone in my hand ...
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Open PDF attachment from an Outlook email

I have Windows Phone 10, Outlook, and all latest updates. I installed Microsoft's PDF reader app (I also tried the Adobe app). I open an email and tap on a PDF attachment. Instead of opening, it ...
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How can I keep the screen always awake?

How can I keep the screen of my Lumia 925 Windows 10 updated phone always awake? The power button no longer works, so to turn on the screen I have to make a call or connect the charger. EDIT The ...
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Songs are not switching in Windows 10 Mobile when phone is locked

I've recently updated my Microsoft Lumia 640 to Windows 10 Mobile. The huge problem I am facing now is, when I open any music player (I've already tried a lot of them), and lock my phone (by pressing ...
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How to mass delete photos?

I'm trying to free up some space on my phone so I uploaded my photos to OneDrive on my PC. I'd like to delete all my photos from Camera Roll now. Instead of checking each one to be deleted is there a ...
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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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Why navigation buttons do not light up anymore on my Lumia 830?

Since I upgraded my Lumia 830 to Windows 10 Mobile it seems that the capacitive navigation key buttons do not light up anymore. I tried to search a way to light them up in the settings, but there is ...
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Windows 10 Mobile Background Low Quality

I have a Lumia 535 running Windows 10 Mobile (latest build), screen resolution 540 x 960. The problem that I was trying to solve, is to make the picture look good on my phone. I've tweaked for some ...
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How to fix the scaling problem in Continuum?

My Lumia 950 XL comes with Windows 10 Mobile. When I connect it to Microsoft Display Dock and the TV, part of the screen is outside of the TV. I know this is a scaling problem, and can be resolved by ...
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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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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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Incessant warnings about nearing data limit

Since a few days ago my Lumia 950 has been bugging me with messages saying I'm near my data limit: Tapping on the notification (or going into network settings manually) shows that's not the case, ...
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WIll my phone provider update me to Windows 10 Mobile if I use Technical Preview?

I'm concerned that I will always be stuck with the technical preview once installing Windows 10 Mobile on my 8.1 device. I am a member of the technical preview as of February when the build was ...
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Windows Hello randomly disappears from the lock screen

I use Windows Hello on my Lumia 950, but I've noticed that every once in a while the little "eye" icon has disappeared from the lock screen. The red LED also doesn't light up, it's like I never ...
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How Turn off Windows Phone keys vibration Windows 10?

I just update my Nokia Lumia 830 to Windows 10 Technical Preview, but I can't disable Windows keys vibration How I can fix this ?
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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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Is the ME app from 8.1 still available in Windows 10 Mobile?

Under 8.1, I liked the "ME" app that put my avatar onto a tile on the Start menu and provided some Social networking functionality. I upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile, and the tile was missing. Was the ...
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Cortana Music Search in Windows 10 Mobile

Something I've been seeing quite a bit of confusion about on forums, and had me puzzled for some time, too: How do you perform a music search with Cortana in Windows 10 Mobile?