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Questions tagged [windows-8]

For questions relating to connecting your Windows Phone and transferring data to a PC running Windows 8.

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Truecaller app not working in Windows Phone?

Anyone who's still able to use truecaller services in their Windows phones? In W10M or even WP8.1? I've W10M (15254.527) and I can download the app, but it gives "Unknown error!" just before the OTP....
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Why windows phones use lesser ram when compare to android phones? [closed]

The lumia 630 having 512 mb of ram performs tasks faster and smoother than moto g which has same specs but ram being 1 gb!
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how to send in app request in windows phone 8.1 [closed]

I'm building an application where a user could send in requests(invites sort of) to other specified users.Once an invitee receives an invite,he/she could accept or decline the request.Then the invitee'...
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Downgrade from Windows 10 to 8.1 “Proxy Error”

I had installed the Windows 10 Mobile preview on my Nokia Lumia 620 and now i'm using the Windows Phone Recovery Tool to downgrade to WP 8.1 but, the recovery tool shows "check proxy setting and come ...
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Windows Phone app stopped showing what's on my phone

When I first installed the Windows Phone app, it showed the contents of my phone when I plugged the phone into a USB port. Recently that stopped working. The app starts okay, and it definitely reacts ...
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how to make Cortana take over my device

I have enabled Cortana on my device. I want to enable Cortana at lock screen. I want Cortana to pick my search queries when I say something like "OK GOOGLE" in Google Now. I don't want to click on ...
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Developing Software On-The-Go using a Windows Phone [closed]

I love being able to develop code wherever I am but sometimes I'm without my laptop and would love to have my laptop-esque setup available to me on my phone. Since I develop for the web I have XAMPP ...
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Lumia + MS Exchange - cannot acess phone content by USB cable

We have a couple of Windows Phone 8 Lumia phones. They are configured for synchronization with MS Exchange server account ( mail, address book, calendar, contacts). Whole communication use ssl. ...
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Remove facebook contact from call option in Lumia 820!

I am using windows phone 8.1 I have added facebook account, so it is now showing fb account in people section but here using filter option I excluded fb accounts which doesn't have phone number in my ...
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SD card on other phone

I have recently broke my Nokia Lumia 520. It has SD card with some apps in it. One of them are for tracking my budget other for my car's maintenance records. I have ordered new Lumia phone and I ...
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How to watch a Nokia Lumia Live Picture (Living Image) on a (Windows) PC?

I have some nice live pictures/living pictures off my 730 Lumia phone. They seem a bit like the pictures in Harry Potter (if you watched that..) anyway, I like the idea of a picture briefly coming to ...
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App Rating and Review not showing

I am new to the Windows platform, I have created and uploaded a Windows Phone application Create Todo It shows up in the store and all, but I am unable to see the user reviews and ratings (Few of my ...
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Windows [Phone] 8.1 Internet Connection Sharing: Mobile Device says “No Internet Access”

I have a laptop running Windows 8.1 (without Update 1). I have setup ICS like this: Charms > Settings > Network > Network Name (Mobile Broadband) Share this Connection = on It turns on successfully, ...
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smartglass Nokia Lumia 520 install error

I went to Windows Store in UC browser to download the smartglass app and clicked the link to download and install manually. After the xap file downloaded i clicked the file to open it but an error ...
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How to start developing WP8 apps for free? [closed]

I want to start writing apps for Windows Phone 8 and above. I went then to their website and wanted to register a developer account. But my options are to register as an Individual ($19) and as a ...
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Can't send files using bluetooth from Phone to Windows 8.1 PC

I tried connecting with my Dell Windows 8.1 PC using Bluetooth to sent a file from Phone. I am getting this error But I can transfer files from PC to Phone. Is this any driver problem of my PC or ...
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Lumia 930 not showing up in explorer

I'm dealing with a big problem regarding to the connection between my Windows 8.1 Pro N (x64) operating system and my new Windows Phone "Nokia Lumia 930". What I want to do is to access data (music, ...
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APN Database in different Windows Versions

I have 3 questions : Windows 8 contains APN Database file which is being used for connectivity configuration. Windows 8.1 probably has one too. Is there any difference between those two files ? Does ...
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How to take the back up of contacts on PC from 8X, do we need Zune to connect with PC?

I find it very difficult to take the back up of contacts on my Windows 8 PC, I think I might need Zune to connect with PC, but Call Center person told me to just connect the device with PC, and I will ...
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How does a Windows 8 Phone integrate with Windows 8 or 8.1?

For someone who has a Windows 8.1 device (laptop) as well as a Surface Pro, are there any unique features of the Windows 8 phone that would create a more unified experience between all of the devices? ...
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Windows 8 wont recognize my Lumia 925

Windows 8 doesn't seem to properly recognize my phone. You can see that windows knows I have a Windows Phone device plugged in. It shows up in Devices... Clicking on it Gives me this. If I open ...
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Video folders moved from Windows 8 to Windows Phone 8 with explorer

I am running win8 x64 and have a windows phone 8 device connected by usb. The phone shows up in windows explorer and I moved two folders with subfolders with videos to Computer\Windows Phone\Phone\...
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Phone keeps making multiple copies of my pictures when Syncing with Windows 8

Every time I connect my WP8 with a windows 8 machine it makes 10+ copies of all my images, has anyone else seen this problem? Is there a setting in the Phone Sync, do I have a bad App, haven't heard ...