Questions tagged [windows-10-mobile]

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Is it possible to trigger specific actions at certain times or locations?

For example: I want to trigger flight mode at 12:00 am and deactivate it at 6:00 am automatically. As long as I am at home, I don't like to enter a password every time I use my phone so the lock ...
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Closing apps with no start bar

I recently purchased a Lumia 550 and all is going well. I am struggling with closing apps as on a lot of the apps I have, the start bar is hidden and un-un-hidable within the app. How can I get back ...
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Redstone builds on Lumia 520

only selected new phones are getting redstone builds, remaining including my 520 are getting threshold build, latest being 10586.318. Is there any possibility to get Redstone Upgrade in my phone. I ...
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Does adding school or work account threatens my privacy and security?

If I add a work account (Office 365) on my phone, will my business administrator without my approval Be able to know my contacts. Be able to read my SMSs. (sent or received) Be able to to install and ...
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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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photos on phone and onedrive

When I make pictures by my phone, I can see them clicking Photos icon on phone, and also pictures are synchronized with Camera Roll folder on onedrive. I want to keep pictures on onedrive, but ...
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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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Can Outlook Calendar retrieve contacts' birth dates from People app to remind me of their birth dates?

I want Outlook Calendar app to collect birth dates from People app for my contacts to remind me of their birthdays. I find it very tedious task to do it manually to create to a new birthday calendar ...
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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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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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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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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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Project My screen in Windows 10 Mobile

After upgrading to Windows 10 Mobile, I cannot find one of my favourite Windows Phone feature: The Project My Screen Functionality. I have tried searching through my settings, but I cannot seem to ...
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Remove WPSystem folder from SD card

I have reset my phone (Microsoft Lumia 535) due to some reasons. I saw that there is a huge Folder named WPsystem in my SD card. So I think these are apps and other data which installed by me. So now ...
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Windows 10 Mobile change tile icons

I have just recently gotten a Lumia 950 XL. This is my first attempt of utilizing the windows mobile market. I had to download a third party app in order to make use of Google Hangouts. This works ...
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Windows Phone 10 with Office365 Business account - can't upload camera pics

I have an Office 365 E3 account and a brand new Windows 10 phone (Lumia 930). Reset the phone to factory settings, reinstalled and added the O365 account. It does appear in OneDrive and I can view the ...
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Why does Microsoft Edge read PDF files but cannot preview them in Google Drive Web service?

Despite that Microsoft Edge has PDF viewing capabilities, it can't preview pdf files shared with me via Google Drive service. Can someone explain Why does this happen? My phone is Lumia 640 XL ...
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How does the Health app calculate calories?

I'm using the Microsoft Health app on my Lumia 950 to count steps taken. Even though I do not have a Band, the app also shows me calories burned, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how it's ...
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Why Share-it is not connecting to other phones not having mobile data enabled in windows 10?

I have trouble connecting share-it with other windows/android phones which don't have mobile data connection enabled. When other device turned on their mobile-data , share-it connects them without ...
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Windows mobile 10 update failed during install impossible to recover

I have a big problem with my lumia 830 after the update this night the install start and fail after a short time with a kind smiley :-(. So i tried to recover my phone with the Windows Device ...
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Lumia 735 with Windows 10 Mobile Gmail send button disabled [duplicate]

I have a Lumia 735 with Windows 10 Mobile installed. Ever since a few days ago, I can't send replies for emails from my Google account. If I create a new mail, the send button is enabled, but if I try ...
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Message Dilemma

I accidentally put my mobile down. The whole back cover came out along with the battery. Once I put the battery back inside and restarted I started receiving all the messages and mails right from ...
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Install Windows Device Recovery tool stuck

I'm trying to install Windows Device Recovery tool, at first it was giving me the error "hash value not correct" (something like this), I searched and found out that I should install all updates and ...
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Windows 10 Mobile update expiry also July 29th?

For PCs, there is a 1 year free update to Windows 10 ending on July 29th 2016. After that date, you have to pay. Is this applicable also for Windows 10 Mobile? What is the end date for the free ...
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1020 on Windows 10

As we know 1020 gets up-to 38mp in default camera app. But what about 1020 with windows 10 ? Does the default windows camera app on 10 support 38mp? Or does any other 3rd party app supports that kind ...
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How to get back to "enter SIM pin" screen?

When I start up my phone I can get past the screen where I am to enter the SIM pin by pressing the Windows button. But how do I get back to this screen now that I would like to enter the pin code to ...
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Deactivate auto unlock on correct pin

I'm sure there was an option to deactivate the auto unlock on correct pin but i can't find it anymore. How can i disable this, because it makes any pin useless. Brute force is easy if it auto unlocks ...
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How to lock apps, photos?

I want to lock apps and photos on my phone. I have upgraded my phone to Window 10 Mobile. Is there any way to do this? I know there is apps corner and kids corner. But the problem is I set password ...
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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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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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Can't connect to a Wi-Fi network

My phone is on Windows 10 Mobile, build 10586.242. I can't connect to my home wifi network whereas other devices can. I've tried forgetting the network and reconnecting, but my phone says "unable to ...
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Turn over to mute

Some mobile phones can be muted by turning the device over. I have read that this is also supported by Lumia phones but couldn't find the setting in mine -- is this true? If so, where is the setting?
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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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Lenses won't get added to Windows 10 mobile

The other day, I opened the Camera app on Microsoft Lumia 640 which I have updated to Windows 10 and there were no Lenses pre-installed. So I clicked the link to the Store and installed a few lenses, ...
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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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How to see which Insider ring I'm enrolled in?

My Lumia 950 is enrolled in the Windows Insider programme. I'm pretty sure I selected the Release Preview ring, but how can I check to make sure? The Insider app only lets me select a new ring, it ...
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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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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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Choose where sent and deleted emails go in Windows 10 Mobile

On several iOS and Android email clients, you are able to choose which folder to use for sent, deleted and archived emails. I know this wasn't possible on Windows Phone 8/8.1 and so far I can't seem ...
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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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Can i update to windows 10 without getting any official update? [duplicate]

Windows 10 on lumia phones are eye catching. But my old lumia 625 didn't get any official update. Is their any way to update without getting any official update like we can do in android phones?
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Is it possible to have a multi-line signature with HTML formatting?

The signature setting in the Outlook Mail app only shows a single line. How can I enter multiple lines, with HTML formatted text if possible?
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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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No voice directions for Windows 10 Maps if use bluetooth

I have BLU Win HD LTE. Recently I upgraded it to Windows 10 and now trying to use Windows Maps. It works fine, but no voice at all. I read this and this and checked all settings, for example Speech ...
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Recovering lost texts from "Mobile Operator: Couldn't get message"

I often erroneously receive MMS messages from "mobile operator." It gives me the option to download the message, but downloading it has a 100% failure rate and just changes the text to say "Couldn't ...
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Is is possible to install third party android applications on windows phone 10?

Is it possible to install third party android applications on windows phone 10?if possible then what is the easiest way?
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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 to clean space from native Photos app? WM10 and Lumia 640

No photos are present on the device and option to show OneDrive photos is disabled. But the app size is still around 1GB. I cannot uninstall or move it to SD Card. Any ideas?
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Will Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise utilize Isolated Storage? [closed]

Our current application runs in Windows Mobile 6 and at certain points in the application life cycle a call is made to a .dll to show a usercontrol. This .dll is specific to that project and is often ...
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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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