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Can you have Facebook calendar events but disable notifications for it?

The sound and popup notifications for Facebook calendar events are really excessive and annoying. I know you can turn off the FB calendars altogether, but is there any way to turn off only the ...
2
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1answer
965 views

Is it possible to allow toast notifications but hide them from the action center?

The short line is this: Some apps I don't bother lost the notification since a lost the toast. I don't want it in the action center. A good example is a auto checkin app that ask me to do its job in ...
2
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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?
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0answers
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How to disable the low storage notification sound on a Windows 10 phone?

As the title says, I want to disable the sound for the low storage notification on my Windows 10 phone (Lumia). EDIT: I don't know why someone removed my comment here. It expressed how stupid and ...
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3answers
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How do I delete photos from only the onedrive and not my phone?

When I want to delete a photo or video from one drive, will it delete it from my phone? I just want to free up space and I don't even have my phone linked but somehow all the photos and videos are ...
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2answers
646 views

how to get custom notifications for each whatsapp contact on lumia 920

I know how to give each contact a different notification sound but the only sounds to choose from is the normal Windows and Nokia sounds. I know that when you want to set custom sounds to an app in ...
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0answers
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Windows phone reset while reset protection was on

My brother got a windows phone from a friend who said to just reset it. The friend failed to inform that the phone had reset protection on. When he reset it, it locked up completely. does anybody know ...
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1answer
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I press a phone number in History and it is dialed immediately without a confirmation question. How can I prevent this?

I have a WP8.1 mobile phone (see the picture). It happens many times that, after receiving a call, I have to phone back and by mistake instead of touching the right number I press the one above or ...
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1answer
550 views

Vertical line in middle of the screen

Has someone experienced a vertical line appearing in middle of the screen? On Microsoft Lumia 435 mobile phone. The line seems to appear after using some time the phone, and enlarge over time. Is ...
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0answers
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My phone is locked out for over 2000000 minutes [duplicate]

My sister was messing with my phone and it got locked out. Also, my volume up button doesn't work. Any solutions? Nokia 635.
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2answers
38 views

Update stuck due to low space

My Win10 phone was low in storage but it automatically started updating to new build/version. As a result when almost 600 MB download was left the update failed. Now I can neither update completely ...
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1answer
15 views

want my phone off, when charging

Windows 10 phone will not turn off while charging, very annoying. Powered phone off while charging it comes back on again, will not stop coming on again and I want it off but plugged in to charge, don'...
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1answer
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Restore deleted People contacts

My daughter went through my phone and deleted any contact she didn't know! My Outlook account has now synchronised and the Contacts are lost everywhere. Spent half hour talking to Microsoft but got ...
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0answers
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It is saying pending when i want to download a application on store

If I want to download the application it says pending for a long time and it will not download. At the same time, the power button is not responding.
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0answers
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Unable to log into Microsoft Account or create new account on Lumia 525

I'm unable to log into my Microsoft Account or create new account on my Lumia 525 phone. I reset my phone various times and it didn't work. I couldn't download any apps and even couldn't use some apps....
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2answers
1k views

Abnormal heating up in Windows Phone 8.1 Preview

I am using Windows Phone 8.1 Preview since it was released. From day before yesterday my phone is getting hotter (really very hot) and battery draining too faster. Same happened twice yesterday. I got ...
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0answers
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why android rom cannot be installed in windows phone?

i am bored with windows phone and the stopped the update also now so there is no option left other than switch thus i am thinking to switch my phone and also don't want to waste my old phone ...
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0answers
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How to sign up in windows store unab

I had signed up and set up a family Microsoft group but still unable to get apps from the microsoft windows store I had also tried too many times about this problem but nothing works in fact I had ...
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0answers
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Is there a backdoor way to use custom language in UWA?

If the app (UWA) does no provide option to choose its localization but it is definitely providing desired localization you would like to switch to no matter phone language is there a way how to ...
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1answer
738 views

What Does “Update Apps Automatically” Mean?

In the Store settings, there is an option to "Update apps automatically". When turned on, will this simply check for updates x times per day (meaning that if I'm waiting on an update, I may have to ...
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2answers
268 views

Block messages from advertisement or organisations (Non-digit sender id)

I'm getting messages from organisations or websites who does not have a phone number. I mean messages from TD-MAN, LM-058457 etc. Is there any way to block messages from these sources. I'm from India.
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0answers
21 views

After reset Nokia lumia 1320 can't connect to Microsoft account

Error message: We can't connect at the moment. Wait for a little while and try again.
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0answers
100 views

Can't download app from windows phone store. it displays with helpful code error

I can't download apps from windows store to my phone.it displays with code. I have tried several prescriptions but still not working. It states this is helpful with code error.
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1answer
694 views

Skype Video not working with Windows Phone 10

My Skype on my Windows Phone 10 used to work fine up until suddenly, for some reason, I can see the person I am calling but they can't see me. They can hear me but not see me. I can see my video feed ...
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0answers
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when ever i want to download an app it keep telling me to connect my family to windows phone./ [duplicate]

Whenever I want to meet up some app on my phone it keeps telling me to connect to windows phone./with my family and I don't understand it
2
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1answer
1k views

Wi-Fi required for downloading apps larger than 19 MB

Why is my Lumia 520 asking for Wi-Fi in order to install apps larger than 19 MB? How can I fix it?
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0answers
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Cloning Nokia 928 onto New Motherboard

I've fixed my phone after water damage (new screen+batery) and just installed those onto my old motherboard. However, my SIM card isn't working and keeps dropping network. I'm wondering if there's ...
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3answers
24k views

Is there a task manager in Windows Phone 8.1?

In Android we have a way to view running tasks and RAM usage. Does Windows Phone have something similar? I think it is must for a smartphone.
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2answers
4k views

How to revoke an App permission to access OneDrive?

So I'm a developer, and I'm testing App access to OneDrive in a Windows Phone 10 emulator. The thing is that once I logged in the first time to OneDrive and gave the app permission, I can't find ...
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2answers
1k views

How to type π on the keyboard?

Is it possible to type a π on the keyboard of WP(8.1)? I know you can copy and paste it, but that takes a lot of time. How to do this? Are there also some other mathematics symbols (like Alpha, Beta....
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0answers
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How to automatically forward all sms from Windows 10 mobile to PC?

Is there an app or settings to allow me to automatically forward all my SMS from my Windows 10 mobile (phone) to my windows 10 PC (email or an app like is available for iPhones and android phones)? ...
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1answer
81 views

“downloading and installing softwareware on Windows 10 Phone”

I'm trying to make an auto-install that downloads and auto-install automaticly when the user clicks on a link for Windows 10 Modile any ideas ?
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3answers
7k views

Why would my local call go to international number?

Recently in Windows phone, my local calls have been automatically going to international number in the UK , i now can't make any local calls in my area, another area maybe ok, i have no idea what ...
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2answers
1k views

How can I stop my phone from beeping when I miss a call?

Even when my ringer is disabled, my phone beeps when I miss a call. This is disruptive, particularly when I'm in class. How can I prevent this beep from occurring?
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1answer
158 views

Photo app album sync to Onedrive

I am running build 10549 and have made an album in the photo app. It says that the album is only local. How can I get it to sync to onedrive? Photo backup/upload is on and working.
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1answer
483 views

Windows 10 Insider Preview - Lumia 920, wifi not working after install

Last night I installed the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview (Slow) (Build 10.0.10166.0) Everything seems ok, but when I try enable the wi-fi an error popup is shown (in spanish) that say something ...
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1answer
479 views

How to move to Windows 10 when using apps on SD card?

Some months back I got the message on my Lumia 640XL that I could try/move to Windows 10. I did, but since I have all my apps on SD card and the internal memory does not have enough memory to fit all ...
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1answer
670 views

Can't install Windows Insider Preview on Lumia 530

I've been trying to get the Windows 10 Technical Preview on my Lumia 530, but after installing the Windows Insider app, selecting Insider Fast, then restarting, no updates are available according to ...
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1answer
431 views

Downgrade windows phone 10 to 8.1

I have Nokia Lumia 620 and installed the windows insider and it wont download any updates via internet. So I thought roll back to windows 8.1 The problem is it needs to download 1.5 gb and I have 512 ...
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2answers
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Is Windows 10 Mobile The Same As Windows 10 IoT for Mobile

I've found conflicting documentation between the new Windows phones being called Windows 10 Mobile, or Windows 10 IoT for Mobile depending on what site or technical evangelist I'm reading. I'm ...
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2answers
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Windows 10 Insider Preview says my PIN is incorrect

I just installed Insider Preview. System needs PIN to be entered. I entered my PIN and phone refused it as incorrect. PIN is 100% correct. I had document related to my SIM, where I have PIN, PUKK, ...
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4answers
441 views

Not able to revert back to 8.1 after updating 10 insider preview

I upgraded my Lumia 520 to windows 10 Insider preview. Now the phone hangs a lot and its getting too slow. It also displays message of low storage space even there is lot of space left (about 3.12 gb) ...
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2answers
1k views

What means “Insider Release” and “Production” on Windows Insider app?

My Windows Insider updated and now it is showing four options: Insider Slow Insider Fast Insider Release Preview Production I'm using Insider Fast, but what about other options? If I choose Insider ...
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2answers
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Crazy battery drain and heating on new Windows 10 mobile builds?

My Lumia 930 updated to the latest slow branch insider preview build last friday and since then it has been running through the battery a lot faster than before and runs a bit warmer than before even ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
788 views

Install Windows 10 Mobile Build 14356 on any Lumia device (1gb & Above)

This tutorial rather a hack allows you to install latest Redstone Build 14356 on Many older Lumia devices. Many Lumia 920, 1020 and 1320 owners have been able to install the Build 14356 using the hack,...
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3answers
604 views

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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1answer
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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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1answer
417 views

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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2answers
15k views

How can I disable the SIM PIN?

My phone currently requires a SIM-PIN in addition to the pin to unlock the phone, which feels a bit redundant. How can I remove the SIM-level PIN? I have looked through all the areas of settings and ...

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