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Family Settings Prevent Apps Downloading

Whenever I try to download apps on my Nokia Lumia 630, I get an error message saying that to download apps I need to change my family settings on windowsphone.com/family. I have a child account, along ...
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When does Windows Phones notification numbers update?

Do Windows Phones have notification dots that work like the iPhone? Obviously by the picture it doesn't have dots but it might have tile that change or something. One of my favorite parts of my ...
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Lumia 950 unable to open PDF files

Today I realized that my lumia 950 is unable to open pdf files. It used to work properly. Anybody knows the reason??
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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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Ping a windows phone

Is it possible to make a windows phone reply to a ping (i.e. ICMP echo requests)? I tried and mine doesn't -- at least it seems it doesn't when the screen is locked, perhaps to save power. Is this ...
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Facebook not working on windows 8.1 anymore

Since last wednesday (14.2.2018) neither me(Nokia Lumia 520) nor my friend(Nokia Lumia 530) cannot use Facebook anymore. Both phones are still on Windows 8.1, and didn't manually updated software). ...
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Is it possible to root/jailbreak a WP 8.1 phone without using the USB port?

I have a Nokia Lumia 820. I understand from XDA that it's now possible to root the phone. However, the USB port is broken. Is there any way to overcome this stumbling block? Note: I'm trying to do ...
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Battery drains very rapidly on my Microsoft Lumia 640XL. What could be the reason? (Please read details before answering)

There are no apps running in the background (I recently factory reset it, no third party apps have been installed except one or two; and I am sure they are not the ones draining battery) and I have ...
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How can I put my old Lumia 730 which has a bad sd card slot to good use

I have used my WP a lot, now it's in a deteriorating state, my family considers it electronic waste and wants me to throw it away, but I have an emotional attachment to the phone, any ideas to how can ...
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cannot install any app from windows store for htc 8x

Whenever i try to download app from windows store an add details pops up with date of birth showing month,day year and country/region but when i click on the drop down menus they remain inactive. Pls ...
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Hard reset and now I've lost an app - which is no longer on MS Store

As subject - I did a hard reset and I've completely lost an app. I backed up before the reset, but because the app is no longer in the store, it won't restore. Is there any way to restore the app? It'...
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Complain of Whatsapp update

hae,i got aproblem with my window phone 520,version 8227.When loggin in whatsapp,it cautions its unsupported with my phone.And that whatsup-window phone expired on 31/12/2017.Please help am running ...
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281 views

Want to downgrade WP 8.1 but USB is not recognized on PC

So I wanted to downgrade my Lumia 1020 from WP 8.1 to 8. Unfortunately the phone is not recognized on the PC (tried Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 8 and Windows 7). I suspect Windows Phone 8.1 is ...
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122 views

WhatsApp - last seen not correct

I have a Nokia Lumia 920 with the latest WhatsApp application. Sometimes it happens that my last seen is wrong. For example, once a friend of mine checked my last seen at 20:10 on his phone, and ...
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Sync contacts to Outlook People

Why can't i find half of my contacts in Outlook People? How can i sync my entire contacts into Outlook People? Checked it since i was about to reset my phone. More Info: I checked my phone, there's ...
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Extra Notification from my Windows Phone

On my Windows 10 desktop, I have notifications set to on from my Windows Phone via Cortana so that I can get battery low and related notifications when I have it near my computer. I also have ...
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Where does Windows 10 Mobile store SMS messages?

I'm trying to sync text messages between Android and Windows 10 Mobile, or at least have a solution to move them from Android to W10M and preserve all formatting. (My main device is Android, but I ...
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Spotify constantly “Loading”

I have, reluctantly, moved from Groove Music Pass (which I've been using since it was Zune Pass) to Spotify Premium. However, the app on W10M seems to be very unreliable. I'm looking for advice on ...
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unable to open apps

My phone was working pretty well.. but since morning i'm unable to open any app.. whenever i click on it it takes me back to start screen. All apps are working except downloaded apps. I uninstalled ...
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1k views

Using WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8.0

Recently, when trying to use WhatsApp on my Samsung Ativ S, I get a message saying that as of Jan 18, 2018 WhatsApp will no longer be working on Windows Phone 8.0. When exiting the message, I can use ...
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How do I delete pictures that I've chosen as favorite?

I have chosen some pictures as favorite. How do I delete those?
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522 views

How to migrate WhatsApp messages from WP to Android?

Is there any way to migrate my WhatsApp messages to Android?
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708 views

Cannot register at Facebook Messenger with telephone number

I would like to use Facebook Messenger on my Nokia Lumia 925 (Windows Phone). I downloaded the app, installed it, but now it is asking me to create a Facebook account instead of letting me register ...
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Registry tweaks for devices running Windows 10 mobile

After discovering it was possible to change screen lock options on my Lumia 950 with the interlop tools and registry editor recently, I went looking for more tweaks. I didn't find many. Considering ...
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Windows updates failed and using all the space in the phone memory, how to delete?

I face this issue very often when the update crash in the middle due to connectivity issues and i cannot delete it from the phone or by connecting it through USB. Even if you try to re-update the new ...
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is it possible to avoid windows update?

The space in my lumia 730 is only 8gb out of which 6 is used by the system and microsoft apps that can't be moved. Microsoft keep pushing updates that fills the system memory making it inoperable and ...
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What are some good progressive web apps (PWA)?

I found out about progressive web apps (PWA), specifically for Google Maps from https://thenextweb.com/apps/2017/12/14/googles-lightweight-maps-go-is-just-a-progressive-web-app-heres-how-to-try-it/. I ...
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Lumia screen broken, need recovery advice

My Lumia 730 screen is broken. The display does not turn on, but the phone is working (as it still sounds the scheduled alarms, responds to lock key press with a sound). I have recovered all photos ...
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Instagram scoops a lot of data on my phone

I have Instagram App for Windows Mobile 10 installed on my Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM. Beside the crashes due to the RAM hunger of this App (e.g it crashes whe I try to upload videos), I have another ...
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how to move whatsapp from phone memory to SD card on WP 8.0?

I'm running WP 8.0 and lack a lot of space (approx. 800mb) to be able to download the 8.1 update I would like to free space on the phone memory space by moving Whatsapp from the phone to the SD card ...
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Downloading files?

How do you check the progress of currently downloading files from offline? I have gone to one of my favorite sites for download my music and cannot seem to check the progress of the downloading files. ...
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303 views

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. ...
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How to save someone's whatsapp status using Lumia 535?

I can see all WhatsApp photos and videos when I open gallery . But I checked everywhere and couldn't find where those media files are located. I searched in WhatsApp folder and could see only folder ...
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Replacing the Windows Phone Operating System?

I looked into updating an old Windows Phone to run a different ROM like Windows 10 but couldn't find much on the web. I have 2 Windows Phones so I thought I'd tinker with one of them to see if I can ...
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I have been using the store to download,ever since i restarted my phone i can't download.it want me to change family setting [duplicate]

I want to download...when ever am trying my phone tells me to go to www.windowsphone.com/my family and sign in with my account to change the setting but I can not find the setting and I don't know ...
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How to I load a map of Madeira into Drive+

We are heading on Madeira on holiday, and as I love the how my Windows Phone has of-line maps, I wish to get the map loaded before we arrive. But when I to so “setting” and look at the list of maps I ...
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How to transfer contacts to Android?

How do I transfer contact from a Windows phone to an Android phone? I just bought an Android phone for private use while keeping my Windows phone as a work phone. How do I transfer my contacts to my ...
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how to disconnect phone from Zune software

I'm getting a message that my phone is connected to the Zune software and I didn't connect my phone to any software as I don't own a PC. I'm very concerned, how can I disconnect my phone? I already ...
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(1) Do not see the character counter for SMS. (2) How can I strip letters of accents?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with WP8.1. I have never sent a TEXT message with it. 1) I have tried to send an SMS but I did not see a counter that would have told me how many characters I had typed and ...
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How to upgrade or downgrade Internet explorer in windows phone 8.1

I want to test my code on IE version 10 on windows phone, is there a way to downgrade the IE on windows phone or to upgrade it .
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Windows 10 Mobile - Remember time

I often use the remember feature of the windows 10 phone, to remind me of apointments. But I always only get notified 15 minutes before the apointment, which is way too late. How can I change this ...
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How can I set a WP8.1 phone to read TEXT messages?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with WP8.1. I have tried all kind of combinations in Settings->Speech and also in Cortana but I have not been able to determine my phone to read aloud a certain TEXT message ...
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How can I set Nokia Lumia 520 (WP8.1) to vibrate for the entire duration of a ringtone?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 with WP8.1. If my mobile receives TEXT messages it rings one time, the duration of the sound depending of the length of the ringtone I use. (The alarm does not repeat.) ...
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Marketplace error d000f001

I am using a Nokia Lumia 610 running Windows Phone 7.8 and I can't download apps from the marketplace. I get an error saying "We can't complete your request now try again later". Then it shows error ...
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No settings visible under “Mobile & SIM”

I just bought a new Lumia 640XL. It works OK with my existing SIM, except SMS messages do not appear to work when sending receiving from overseas. When I look at settings under Mobile & SIM, ...
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automatic upload from onedrive to my computer

I used to automatically get my photos taken with my phone uploaded on onedrive and on my onedrive folder in my computer. Now I can not. Does anyone know how to get that function back?
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Camera not saving full resolution images

Phone:Lumia 640XL DualSim OS: Windows 10 with latest October 2017 update (regular version, not slow or fast ring or anything) The problem has persisted many times before for many months and it was ...
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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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Lumia 950 Hard Reset and software update already installed

Using Lumia 950 Windows 10 Mobile if I do a hard reset would that remove any software updates applied on that phone.
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Added songs does not appear

Phone: Nokia Lumia 830 OS: Windows 10 Mobile Used: Explorer When I add songs in my music folder (where every other song is) it does not appear in Groove application. Problem didn't occurred in WP 8 ...

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