All Questions

1
vote
0answers
52 views

Windows 10 Phone Re-Uploading Pictures already in OneDrive

I woke up this morning with a notification that my OneDrive was full, of which last night I had close to 2 gigabytes of free space. So, on investigating I found out that my phone was re-uploading ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Unable to use any apps during active call

I cannot check SMS/text messages, WhatsApp messages or open a browser while I'm in an active call. In 3-4 seconds, screen auto locks & turns off which is very frustrating. I constantly have to ...
1
vote
0answers
153 views

Lumia unresponsive after Windows Device Recovery Tool 3.11 error

I have a Lumia 930 with Windows 10 mobile. I was trying to reset it to Windows Phone 8.1 using the Windows Device Recovery tool v3.11.34101. It detected the phone, and gave me the option of ...
1
vote
2answers
109 views

Play only one song

I added a folder with a couple of audio files to my Music folder. When I click on one of those files in file explorer - it plays only that file in Groove. But when I click on it in My Music in Groove -...
3
votes
1answer
373 views

Unlock W10M Developer Mode with Windows 7 PC

Is it possible to unlock the Developer Mode on my Nokia Lumia 730(Windows 10 Mobile) with my Windows 7(64bit Pro) PC? I already installed Interop Tools via Device Portal but only signed Appxbundles ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Is it possible to put Google Play on Windows Phone

I was wondering if it is possible to put Google Play on a Windows Lumia phone?
2
votes
1answer
427 views

Cannot find Gadgets App

I have a Microsoft Lumia 640XL running Windows 10 Mobile, and last week, I reset it to start everything again. So, I noticed the gadgets app pops up whenever I connect a new peripheral to my phone, ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Can't log in to Skype lately

I've got Nokia Lumia 636 with Windows Phone 8.1. One of these days it stopped to log in to Skype. I tried to log in with Skype name, and with Microsoft account. Both methods fail. Although, I use ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Do Samsung wireless chargers work with Lumia phones?

I need to buy a wireless charger and most of the ones I can find in stores are from Samsung and their description doesn't say "Qi". Are they working with Windows phones like Lumia 930?
1
vote
0answers
24 views

What kind of NFC/RFID tags are supported?

My Lumia 930 has NF built in, but what kind of tags are supported? Can I use my phone to e.g. emulate travel cards?
1
vote
1answer
343 views

Can I connect to SQL Server from a UWP app?

I'd like to connect to a SQL Server directly from Windows Mobile, is that possible?
2
votes
1answer
67 views

Free app for playing movies with subtitle

Is there a good free movie player (MP4), which can display subtitle on windows phone 10 ? If there is no free one, what player do you suggest me to buy?
0
votes
0answers
54 views

My phone isn't downloading stuff over the internet

My Windows Phone, a Lumia 540 no longer downloads anything using my internet browser. Whenever I try, it just says this file cannot be downloaded on your phone. I can't download documents, songs, ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Photos do not back up to OneDrive

Nokia Lumia 520 with Lumia Denim. I have three Windows Phones (all 8.1) and two of them back up photos to OneDrive, but one does not. I have of course turned on this feature, and I only connect via ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

My skype doesn't login on my Lumia 535.

I am using skype over my phone Lumia 535, I logged out one day, And then it doesn't Login again It gives this error which says "Oops, Please check your network settings and try again". now i have ...
0
votes
1answer
156 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
88 views

I cannot change the language of my phone

I cannot change the language in my Nokia Lumia 1520, it has changed into French on its own from English and I can't even open the language page in settings. It started by changing the language on its ...
0
votes
1answer
213 views

Lost contacts after update

I updated my Lumia 640 Windows Phone, after update was completed I saw that all my contacts and my texts were gone. I tried to retrieve them by restarting my phone but this did not work. Is there a ...
2
votes
1answer
385 views

“Windows Update” text using strange characters

I'm seeing strange characters used to render the words "Windows Update". View the screenshots below to see what I mean. Is this a known 'easter egg' from devs or is something else going on? Model: ...
0
votes
0answers
149 views

Any way to remove “adding finishing details” post processing on Windows 10 Camera app?

I wanna ask is there any of you here know any hack, Interop app tools tweaks or any settings, even on when you’re only Interop Unlocked or jailbroken your Windows phone to disable that pesky “Adding ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to extract XAP or APPXs from apps? [duplicate]

Yes. Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile is dying, so also the apps are leaving too. That's why I want to know how to get/extract the apps on my phone (even on PCs) to be kept in either XAP or APPXs ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Lumia phone Licence not recognised + no emails

Lumia 635, I have used this phone for more than 12 months with few problems. Over the last few months I get a message saying Licence not recognised, when I tap on Explorer logo it takes me to BT Fon, ...
1
vote
1answer
53 views

Cellular voice doesn't work

In a complete reversal of the usual problem, I have SMS and cellular data but the phone will neither make nor receive voice calls. Skype works fine. Removing the sim and commencing an emergency call ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

How to exact match the lock screen picture with the start screen picture?

Model: MS Lumia 640 LTE Screen resolution: 720x1280 Problem: Selecting the same picture (720x1280) for both lock screen and start screen, the start one will look a bit fuzzy because the picture is ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Manually edit/add the artist art for groove music

Groove music doesnt seems to recognize some artists and thus is not showing the album arts for them. so i thought of manually doing them, i found an article on reddit regarding this, but its for PC ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Keyboard freezes after I press to type and restarts

So I have this lumia 640 xl, and suddenly, when i am about to go on messenger, or browser, or anything and tap the bar so keyboard can come up and I can text, then it comes up, freezes, and restarts ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
4k views

Stop Microsoft edge to open pdf file every time

I am using microsoft Lumia 640 xl and windows 10. I am facing a problem from Microsoft edge. Every time i open a pdf file edge ( system app) automatically opens and in case of heavy books it crashes ...
2
votes
1answer
116 views

problem with downloading apps

I am using Microsoft Lumia 535. I have problem with downloading apps in my phone. When I download it is showing to save my Microsoft account password. But I am not able to save my account password . ...
0
votes
1answer
267 views

If I reset my phone will I lose updated windows 10?

I have updated my windows phone from Windows 8 to Windows 10. If I reset my phone will I lose the updated Windows 10?
0
votes
1answer
642 views

How to uninstall the Creators update and stay on the previous version?

I have a lot of trouble with my Lumia 950 since I've installed the Creators update. It used to run fine before the update but now it's freezing a couple of times a day and needs a reboot at least ...
0
votes
3answers
640 views

How to block an app from accessing the internet?

How can I block an app from accessing the internet completely?
0
votes
1answer
122 views

SMS ringtones, Lumia 640, on win10

I recently upgraded my Lumia 640 to win10 (wish I hadn't!). On 8.1 I had imported a number of ringtones some of which I used as phone tones and some for texts. Most, but not all, appeared on the list ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

Why is app incompatible with my phone?

Why is Work Item Studio app incompatible with my Lumia 920? OS version is Lumia Denim 8.10.14234.375. Is there any way to install this app. In history i have installed this app but now i can't.
1
vote
1answer
75 views

How to set up 2FA for Google account?

After a minor security scare, I want to improve security for both my kids by walking them through setting up 2FA for all their important accounts - their Microsoft ID (aka Live ID), Google, Facebook, ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

KEYBOARD SETTTINGS ON LUMIA WINDOWS PHONE

My Lumia 350 keyboard just change automatically to Arabic. How can I change it back to English keyboard. The phone uses windows 8 operating system.
2
votes
2answers
149 views

Lumia 950 XL voice dictation icon missing

The little microphone icon that used to appear above the keyboard has disappeared I believe soon after Windows update. This was very handy when I've been sending text message. Does anybody out there ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Cortana notifies about upcoming Travel dates

I am having Windows Lumia 1320 which has windows 10 OS installed in it. It also has Cortana feature. Couple of months back my friend booked journey tickets using my wallet account from his android ...
2
votes
1answer
516 views

BING wallpaper on Lock screen

I have Lumia 1320. I have set the BING as the Background property for Lock Screen wallpapers. But the wallpaper are not changing, also there is no option for changing the BING wallpaper to next ...
0
votes
1answer
365 views

Is there any way to recover a OneNote file from Windows 10 Mobile?

I'm using OneNote on my Lumia 950 on Windows 10 Mobile. I recently had problems with getting one particular page to sync with OneDrive (not too much of a problem as it was still on my phone). When I ...
1
vote
2answers
190 views

Windows Phone update: “Some settings are managed by your organisation”

A friend of mine has an update but can't install it because of this message "some settings are managed by your organisation". How can this be fixed without a reset to factory settings? (I don't have ...
3
votes
1answer
609 views

Is there a way to install Firefox OS in Windows Phone?

I have a Nokia Lumia 530 Dual Sim and I want to install another OS, Firefox OS specifically, but I don't know if it will be possible. I've found some tutorials for Samsung Galaxy phones, but not for ...
1
vote
0answers
396 views

can't open whatsapp on Lumia 625

I'm unable to open my whatsapp.I uninstalled it and reinstalled it.But i still cannot open it.whenever i try opening whatsapp it goes back to home page.
1
vote
1answer
788 views

Can't backup WhatsApp on Onedrive

Could not backup WhatsApp on Onedrive with a Lumia 530 phone. Any possible solutions ?
1
vote
0answers
47 views

How to block site security certificates on Internet explorer?

Since three days, I have been facing problem using internet on my Microsoft Lumia 535 with windows 8.1 as OS. It was normal before that. I removed and put the battery back. Since then, it is showing a ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

can't update my windows phone 8.1

What should I do if the upgrade advisor app is not available in my phone? How can I update my phone into W10?
3
votes
1answer
628 views

How do I retrieve data from locked Lumia 520?

My husband passed away almost 2 yrs ago. I want to access his phone to retrieve precious and irreplaceable photos and messages but cannot remember his security passcode. Resetting the phone will lose ...
1
vote
1answer
424 views

microsoft lumia 950 xl, how do I turn on text auto correct and text

My Microsoft Lumia 950XL has text auto correct turned off, when my grandson was playing with it. Which I don't know what it is or how to use, how do I turn it back, went to settings, keyboard, but ...
0
votes
1answer
260 views

Mail & Calendar App for Windows 8.1

I need to run this app - https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/store/p/mail-and-calendar/9wzdncrfhvqm on a Lumia 525 running Windows 8.1 Is there a way to download the package and sideload it to the phone? ...

15 30 50 per page