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Does Cortana have an “always listening” mode?

Does Cortana have an "always listening" mode so I can launch her without physically touching my phone, by speaking a specific word or phrase? Like Kinect has "Xbox", Google Now has "Okay, Google" and ...
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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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Can't open PDF from Outlook email

When I tap a PDF attachment in Outlook I get asked "Search for app in the store". If I click Yes, I get to a blank page in the store. I tried tapping save and navigating to a folder but nothing ever ...
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Notifications for events that don't exist

I used to have an event that took place daily in my Outlook Calendar, but as of last week, the event is cancelled. Outlook Calendar itself says "No events today". However, the notifications on the ...
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How to revert from apps corner?

I own Lumia 620 and while going through the settings, I turned on the apps corner. And now I am not able to revert since my phone's power key doesnt work. Can anyone please help me with this issue?
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Lumia 535 stops update in between

I was updating my Lumia 535 but lost the Wi-Fi in between due to power failure. Since then my cell is restarting again & again just showing up Microsoft logo and nothing else. Plz advice me what i ...
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What Devices Support USB OTG And How Can Support Be Determined

How do you determine if a given Windows Phone running Windows Phone 10 supports USB OTG? I am aware that only a subset of phones support the protocol, but I haven't been able to find a list of which ...
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Deleting photos fro Hotmail / skydrive

I'm a Lumia 925 user and I accidentally sent a couple of photos to Hotmail. The 'sent to Skydrive' button in my settings is deactivated so I can't see them in my account on photo.live.com, but I can't ...
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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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Phone not downloading media in whatsapp, not getting connected to FB through App, email not syncing. Messages can be sent and read in whatsapp

Phone not downloading media in WhatsApp Not getting connected to Facebook through App, email not syncing. Browsers are not connected to browse the Internet. Messages can be sent and read in WhatsApp. ...
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On screen Navigation Keys

I am using a Nokia Lumia 720. For the past couple of months the capacitive navigation keys are giving me trouble ie they are not working. I wanted to know if there is any possibility of getting on ...
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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 ...
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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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Cannot enable internet sharing

I'm trying to turn on internet sharing on my Nokia Lumia 925 and it starts running but after a couple of seconds it tells me that internet sharing is not working and all that. It has a password and ...
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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? ...
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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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about blocked incoming calls and sms

I want to ask how can we block some number permanently in windows Lumia phone 525 such that its not even visible in blocked messages and calls.I even don't want caller calls and messages in blocked.
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Cortana's auto reply

I have set Cortana to reply in Quiet hours. She replies effectively, but not in the way I want. She simply forgets my name. In Cortana's settings the message appears is "Hi, User5 is busy right now ...
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Nokia Lumia 830 and interop guide

I'm a complete noob when it comes to smartphones - I just recently bought my very first one, the Nokia Lumia 830 (the only reason I'd never had a smartphone before was that I found the operating ...
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Windows Phone 10 SMS save - not avaiable to install apps

I can not install apps (error message: 0x800B0101) to my Nokia Lumia 930, but I have a lot of SMS what I would like to keep for the future. How can I save this SMS without installing apps? Thanks!
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View app crash reports

Is there any way to see some kind of crash report for apps? I don't mean online for my apps as a developer. I mean something like Windows' Event Viewer.
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Lumia 525 Headphone not detecting

Headphone is not detecting in Lumia 525. But while restarting phone with headphone inserted, Headphone is working as usual. If removed, then again headphone is not detecting. Tried with various ...
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Lumia 520 in Airplane mode and IMEI lost after Lumia Device Recovery

First, my Lumia 520 went into FLIGHT MODE. When I repaired with LUMIA DEVICE RECOVERY TOOL, the IMEI number of the phone was lost. After hitting *#06# it showed nothing. I am told to throw ...
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Download Problems

While trying to download an app (I don't want). I get error messages number 80004004 I don't know what to do and I can't delete the app. Now I can't get to download any downloads - it seems as if ...
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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.
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Gestures Beta app stopped working?

I was using Gestures Beta on my phone for a long time, one day it just stopped responding.How can I make this thing work again ? I tried reinstalling the application but still, no response..! So, How ...
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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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How to recover deleted files from Windows 10 Mobile?

I have a Microsoft Lumia XL 950 with Windows 10 as Operating System, accidentally was restored I want to know if is posible to recover my files. I downloaded a lot of tools for recover them, but all ...
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I cannot find audio file received via hike nokia lumia 620

I cannot find audio file downloaded via hike, so please suggest where it is saved. I am using nokia lumia 620.
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Lockscreen Slideshow

Can I set my lock screen to run through a set of pictures? Similar to how bing scrolls through screen savers on a PC. I have tried to find a setting but nothing works.
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How to share built-in wallpapers in Windows 10 Mobile?

For Pc's We can share built-in wallpapers very easily via file explorer: Windows>Web>Wallpapers But for my Lumia 535 running windows 10 mobile it seems that built-in wallpapers cannot be shared. ...
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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 ...
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Existing WiFi connections need restart to work

I currently have a Nokia Lumia 930. The major annoyance at the moment is that at times it just wouldn't connect to any existing network unless restarted. Turning WiFi off and back on doesn't solve ...
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Automatic Chinese text

My phone has automatically changed to Chinese text. Everything in Settings is set for English. There is no option on the keyboard to change text language. Help!
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a pretty good download manager for windows phone 8.1

I should download a huge file from a web server. Downloading is usually slow or interrupted. For this reason I would like to know if anyone has developed a pretty good download manager so that I can ...
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How to share a clipboard between PC and windows phone 8.1

I need to sync and share data real-time between this two devices.
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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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Unable to get narrator to let go on Nokia Lumia 520?

I have a Nokia Lumia 520 phone with Windows 8.1 upgrade. tried holding the Volume Up button for three seconds and simultaneously pressing the Start button as suggested, but the narrator will not let ...
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have no audio with my nokia model RM 984

Have no Audio with my Nokia model RM 984. While inserting battery heard audio for a few seconds.HELP. Also turned phone, hoping if I reset internet connection, maybe this might solve the problem. But ...
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WP Lumia 540 draining too Fast

My Lumia 540 is draining too quickly. It will be full at 6.00am then by 12.00 noon it is off. I have turned off apps running in the background. However the problem still persists. I have changed my ...
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Lumia 640 screen brightness

Can the screen brightness be increased somehow on the Lumia 640 to be more visible in sunlight. The screen setting is already set to bright.
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How to uninstall system apps on Windows 10 mobile?

I wanted to uninstall apps like OneNote, Outlook, Groove Music, etc. because I need more space to install an update, and my phone doesn't have it. I've full STP access, and I've interop-unlocked my ...
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Blocking calls on my phone

How to block calls? I have looked and cannot find details to do this. I have asked Cortana for help with no success.
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Locate picture details found on the Bing lock screen in Windows Phone 8.1

Is it possible to get the picture info of the current Bing Lock Screen photo without going to the Bing site? I am using a Nokia 920 and Windows Phone 8.1 OS. Thanks.
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Disconnecting bluetooth make audio out fail when playing media?

I use my Nokia Lumia 800 with the bluetooth device BH-111 (see image). It works great and it easily takes both Spotify (streaming music player) and Marathon (running tracker) audio output at the same ...
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Lumia 535 won't reset or start

When I reset my phone, it only shows an icon with a gear and lightning bolt. See picture. How to fix this?
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How to update my Windows Phone from 8 to 8.1

I want to update my Windows Phone from 8 to 8.1 but it takes forever to download. I have waited for it to download for three days but still no update takes place.
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very important text messages microsoft lumia 535

I had to do a factory reset on my Lumia 535. I dont think I backed anything up as I had no contact and backup app. If my text messages were saved to the cloud etc where would they be or what other ...
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where to find Access Point xap?

I have bought Lumia 920 in Czech Republic. It is RM-820 from Canada (operator Regers). It cannot share via Wi-Fi hotspot. Somewhere on internet I find that I must install system app Access Point. But ...
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How to operate a Lumia 830 without a battery installed?

Is it possible to operate a Lumia 830 handset without a battery installed? Alternatively, is it possible to disable discharging/charging of battery if one is installed and if unit is plugged into ...

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