Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

Questions related to the windows phones running Windows 10 OS.

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How do I force a scan of the SD card in Windows 10 mobile

I have windows 10 mobile, and today I find the applications I have stored on my SD card are inaccessible (they don't start, and the icons are blank on the home screen). However data is still ...
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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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Install specific insider preview build for Windows 10 Mobile

I wonder whether there is a way to access and install old preview builds for Windows Mobile 10 or to revert back to a specific version. To be more specific, the goal is to get a preview build running ...
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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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Phone wont respond

I have a Microsoft phone. After leaving it for a while, the screen goes black and only the time shows (normal / expected behaviour). If the screen has been black for a little while (about a minute), ...
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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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How to automatically reject all calls from private numbers? [duplicate]

I don't want to receive any call from private numbers and I want them automatically rejected. How would I do that on Windows 10 Mobile?
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How to turn off daylight saving time on my phone?

My country stopped using daylight saving time. My mobile network operators fixed that when I check for time via USSD codes while Windows Phone insists that we still use DST. Is it possible to get ...
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Windows Phone Offline Update

Just a quick Question though. Is it possible to do an offline update of any lumia phone like we install custom roms in Android mobiles? I've a Microsoft Lumia 640 XL Dual sim with Windows Phone 8.1 ...
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How to manually choose cellular network provider?

I have no service. Friend recommended me to manually choose which operator I want to connect to. Is it possible on Windows Phone 10?
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Equalizer installation problem (Lumia 520)

Recently, I had to reset my 520 due to some technical problems. While updating the system apps, Equalizer keeps giving me error. Now, I know that,this app cant be installed on my 520 due to hardware ...
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How to see what's using battery right now?

Occasionally I've noticed a problem with my Lumia 950 where it gets rather hot and the battery discharges very quickly (10-15% per hour), even when the phone is not in use. This happens very ...
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How to turn off double tap to wake on Lumia 640 XL on Windows 10 Mobile?

How to turn off double tap to wake up the device on my Lumia 640 XL on Windows 10 Mobile?
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What happens to data on SD card when I update

I have Windows 10 Mobile on my Nokia Lumia 720. I wish to upgrade to latest build(with the Insider app). Will my apps be erased after I upgrade? 90% of my apps, games & game data are on external ...
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Not receiving Windows 10 updates

I have Nokia Lumia 720. I am a Windows Insider on Windows 10(PC) for new using features & bug fixes(mostly on Bash Shell). Of course we don't have official public Windows 10 update for Lumia 720. ...
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How to know which number on dual-SIM phone was called?

I have a phone with dual SIM cards. When somebody calls me, I can see the calling number and used network. How can I know which of my SIM cards received the call?
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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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Battery is not charging

In two Lumia 535, with WP 8.1 and another with W10, both connected to an original charger do not charge well. Until it loses all the load it does not start charging, and when it starts to load, the ...
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after charging phone all night battery indicator almost zero

but if I restart phone, it shows 100%. What is this hardware problem or Windows 10? PS. If phone discharged during the day, all you need just restart it and battery is 100% again!
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What will happen to my purchased apps after resetting my phone?

I purchased a pack of apps from Microsoft Store. I want to know if I reset my phone for any reason, will I be able to use them again without repurchasing them? I am talking here about Paid apps. ...
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How to get ISO 50 & 4 Sec Shutter speed on any Lumia running Windows 10 Mobile

It is an interesting mod to “maximize potential of Camera” on Lumia devices running Windows 10 Mobile. Modders over XDA Forum have succeeded in altering the parameter values of Camera on a Lumia 730. ...
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Deleted photos are shown in Whatsapp

Each time I want to attach an image in WhatsApp, I see photos that I took some time ago that were deleted. Its like they are cached on the system. They don't appear in the "Photos App" or "File ...
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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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3 ring jack no longer working

I have a 3 ring headphone jack (that contains a microphone) and it used to work fine with 8.1 but after upgrading to 10 it's not being detected anymore. This can't be a hardware issue since the jack ...
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Can I get my Windows tablet to be a Windows Phone?

I have a Lenovo tablet running Windows 10 for Windows app development, however deployment is easier with a Windows Phone. Is there any way that I can get my tablet to be, or pretend to be, a Windows ...
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How does this app claim that it has a cache cleaner?

I stumbled upon this paid app and surprisingly found that it has a cache cleaner feature and this contradicts what you insist on that is not possible on Windows Mobile.
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Why only 5 icons for "quick status" notifications on lock screen?

Why is the number of apps for which I can have an icon on the lock screen (showing the number of new messages etc., i.e. the "quick status" notification) limited to 5? Given the proliferation of ...
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Turn off cellular connection

How can I turn off the cellular connection (-no phone calls) without tapping airplane mode? I know how to turn off wi-fi without airplane mode, but I can't seem to find the same thing for the general ...
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Is it normal for an app to request update without disclosing its name?

I constantly check for updates and I have found mysterious app request update. I tried many times to know to what is it by long press on it to get some information about this app. All I can do about ...
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How to stop the insider preview builds completely on my phone?

I have a Lumia 930 running on slow ring Insider Preview. I wish to quit the program now but the only option under Settings->Windows Insider Programme is to put the builds on hold for a maximum of five ...
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How can I upgrade my Lumia 1520 to Windows Phone 10?

I bought my new Lumia 1520 smartphone in the U.S. but live in Israel. Microsoft’s Upgrade Advisor says my phone is eligible for its Windows Phone 10 Upgrade but Microsoft limits the availability of ...
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Camera App Wont Start

I have an issue with my windows phone (Windows Phone 10 / Microsoft branded hardware). The camera software won't start. I hit the camera button from the start menu, and the app begins to load, the ...
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Failed to update system apps

I am using Nokia Lumia 720 with Windows 10. Windows store shows few apps(Equaliser, Rate your device, Gestures & Touch) to be updated. But, when I click to update them it fails saying "Error - see ...
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Play unsupported games on low end devices(hack/tweak)

I have a 512MB low end device(Nokia Lumia 720). I wish to play high-end games on it like Dead Trigger 2 and other Gameloft Games. But, the store says my device is incompatible. I am an android user. ...
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Phone restarting several times every night

I noticed that phone restarted several times per night when it's charging. I think it started after I upgraded it to Windows 10. I understand that Windows update can require restarting, but not so ...
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Lock screen doesn't show current weather

I remember some time ago the lock screen showed some picture with the current location and weather info there. Now it's just a blue screen with old location and old weather, which has remained the ...
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No windows 10 update for lumia 930

I've installed Update Advisor and it tells Good news! Your phone is eligible for upgrade to Windows 10. We are working with your mobile operator and phone manufacturer to make the upgrade ...
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Windows 10 Phone Locks Up / Freezes and Shows incorrect Time

I have a weird issue with my windows phone (Windows Phone 10 / Microsoft branded hardware). My phone is locking up / freezing. This happens when I unplugging the phone from a computer (variety of ...
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Windows 10 Mobile not connecting to Microsoft account

Even did a reset, but still nothing changed. This is what the issue is:- My Lumia 640 is not connecting to the Microsoft Account, or downloading/updating apps from the Store when it is connected to ...
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Flashing a Samsung Note 4 with Windows 10 Mobile ROM

Ok so here goes. I'm not a fan of Google and would much rather have Windows 10 Mobile on my Samsung Note 4. I am aware that there is a custom ROM for Xiaomi M14 devices. Would this work on the Samsung ...
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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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Can't download windows 10 [duplicate]

My windows 10 refuses to download on my Lumia 535!It start and stops at 0% and fails,I've tried several times,but it isn't working.Any suggestions?
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How to upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1

I'm have a Windows Phone (Microsoft Lumia 540) currently running Windows Phone 8.1. I want to upgrade the mobile's OS to Windows 10 Mobile. I tried using Settings->Update Phone, but it displayed ...
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App corner can't find People app

Windows 10 mobile app corner doesn't show me the option to add People app. How can I give access to People app?
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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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How to disable Windows 10 mobile feedback

How can I disable Windows 10 Mobile feedback. It get's started when I press Power Button + Lower Volume key (accidently). Is there any way to uninstall 'Windows Feedback' from applist.
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App association in Windows Mobile

How can I select a different app for viewing photos when a photo is tapped in file explorer, for example?
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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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How can I distinguish a local picture and a cloud picture in Photos app?

I'm using Windows 10 10.0.10586.318 and have the option to show pics from cloud and local on a duplicate way. I like to this because I like to delete them from from but keep them on cloud. The ...
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What does slow ring from Windows Insider program exactly mean?

I have chosen for Slow Ring in Windows Insider App, i do receive updates from Slow Ring when it is available. Currently my phone is showing slow ring 10.0.14342.1004 is available for download. When ...

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