Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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Pay to upgrade phone to Windows 10 Mobile?

Is there a site where I can post a gig to pay someone to upgrade my Nokia Lumia 1520 to Windows 10 Mobile? I hope I'm not breaking some rules or policy here, but after a few tries, I've been unable to ...
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Installed apps are shown as Pending and are not accessible

Yesterday my Lumia 640 (running Windows 10 Mobile 1703) restarted several times in the off-hours. I was thinking it just installs updates but as far as I can tell there were no updates installed. But ...
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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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Windows phone Lumia 535 with Windows 8.1 cannot update to Windows 10 via the OTC Updater at the moment

The OTC updater seems to be no longer working. Not sure though. Please help with a way forward. Asking for a client. Thanks in advance.
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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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Windows Phone 10 SMS save - not avaiable to install apps

I can not install apps (error message: 0x800B0101) to my Nokia Lumia 930, but I have a lot of SMS what I would like to keep for the future. How can I save this SMS without installing apps? Thanks!
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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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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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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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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 share built-in wallpapers in Windows 10 Mobile?

For Pc's We can share built-in wallpapers very easily via file explorer: Windows>Web>Wallpapers But for my Lumia 535 running windows 10 mobile it seems that built-in wallpapers cannot be shared. ...
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How do i force shut down my windows lumia phone?

alright, here is what's going on. I have a phone that will boot loop into a BSOD when I plug it in, and it won't stay shut off when plugged in. I need to find a way to make it stay off while it's ...
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WP Lumia 540 draining too Fast

My Lumia 540 is draining too quickly. It will be full at 6.00am then by 12.00 noon it is off. I have turned off apps running in the background. However the problem still persists. I have changed my ...
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too much space is reserved as System & reserved

System & reserved is eating 5.16GB of internal memory of my Lumia 640 LTE. it's os is Windows 10 1703 Can I clean this space up after unlocking the phone? Thanks
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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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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 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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Which filesystem does Windows Phone use by default?

do you know what filesystem Windows Phone used by default? Were there differences between the different versions (Windows Phone 7, 8, 7.1 and Windows 10 Mobile)? Is it possible that it is NTFS, just ...
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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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cannot download any apps from store in Nokia lumia 630?

I cannot download any app from store.Please help me.When I click on install it is not showing any message.My internet connection is fine.
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I use usb tethering between my windows 10 phone and my windows 10 laptop?

I wish to share my mobile phone connection with my laptop. Both are on windows 10. I understand this is called usb tethering and that it should work easily. However, I can't manage to have internet ...
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Windows 10 mobile - speech recognition on keyboard suddenly disappeared

Between yesterday and today, the little microphone icon no longer appears just above the keyboard to allow me to dictate to the phone. I used this quite a lot to dictate SMS and What's app messages. ...
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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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How to run .exe files on Windows 10 Mobile?

I have a Lumia 650 with Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile system and have problem install extract .exe files. I also cannot install any virus program on it like Avast. Please advise.
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Any way for Windows 10 Mobile to connect to VPN automatically like Windows Phone 8 can?

Windows Phone 8/8.1 has this great option in the VPN settings, quite appropriately just called "Connect automatically" which does exactly what it says. The phone connects to the VPN I've ...
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What can I do to bring back missing quick action tiles in my WP10 action center?

About a week or two ago I received an OS update for my Lumia 950. Since then I am missing the top right quick action tile within my notification center (see screenshot). I already tried to soft reset ...
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Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Mobile, missing add-on support

I was wondering whether Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Mobile has add-on support? I need to use some add-ons. The current Edge that I have, 38.14393.2551.0 doesn't have it, so it could just be the ...
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There are no notifications from Viber (version 6.6.1) on Windows 10 Mobile running on both Lumia 640 and Lumia 550

There are no notifications from Viber (version 6.6.1) on Windows 10 Mobile running on both Lumia 640 and Lumia 550, although on both devices the app is allowed in the background (even on power saver ...
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Stop Windows 10 Mobile activation

I have a Windows 10 Mobile device. Since the OS is no longer supported by Microsoft, the activation servers are no longer online, yet the device keeps trying to activate itself. This is a problem ...
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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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Is it possible to export my blocked callers list on Windows phone to Android phone?

I want to export my long blocked callers list in my stock phone app to an Android phone. I'd like to do this job natively apart from Truecaller as I don't use it.
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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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On screen Navigation Keys

I am using a Nokia Lumia 720. For the past couple of months the capacitive navigation keys are giving me trouble ie they are not working. I wanted to know if there is any possibility of getting on ...
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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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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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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 delete a certificate?

I need to delete a certificate that is causing problems. Is there any method or development tool that can do this? I'm pretty sure the certificate causing problems shipped with the phone, however it ...
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How to install non-Store apps?

I have a Windows 10 Mobile phone. Can anyone tell me how to install apps from sources other than Microsoft Store?
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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 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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"downloading and installing softwareware on Windows 10 Phone"

I'm trying to make an auto-install that downloads and auto-install automaticly when the user clicks on a link for Windows 10 Modile any ideas ?
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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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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 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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Photo app album sync to Onedrive

I am running build 10549 and have made an album in the photo app. It says that the album is only local. How can I get it to sync to onedrive? Photo backup/upload is on and working.

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