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How to change physical Bluetooth keyboard layout on Windows 10 Mobile?

I've connected my Lumia with Windows 10 Mobile to a Bluetooth keyboard. It works fine, but... Windows is using one keyboard layout standard (ABNT Brazilian standard) while the keyboard is USA ...
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Syncing with Google Calendar changes time of new items

I have Lumia 520 with WP8. I am using two calendars - Google and Exchange. I am in GMT+1 time zone and have this zone set everywhere (phone, Google, Exchange). We observe daylight saving. In summer ...
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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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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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How to restore the Lumia 1020 with native applications and Windows 8.0?

I updated my Lumia 1020 with Windows 8.1 and came across the error 80072f8f. I searched solutions for this error and I opted for the hard reset. However the native applications were uninstalled. I ...
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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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Lumia 640XL Storage never finishes to show the app list with size

My Lumia 640XL only has 260MB free on phone. The micro SD 64Gb almost half free. The phone is misbehaving. Some apps shows no memory available, the camera does not display button to take photos, and a ...
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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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Apps disappeared from start screen Lumia 640xl updated to win10

Weeks ago I had arranged the tiles on my start screen with all the apps and shortcuts I require the most. Yesterday morning the start screen looked totally different like, empty spaces between the ...
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Microsoft Account not able to sign in after factory reset - Error 80070050

So i was using lumia 720 as a daily driver. Downloaded many apps recently through store. But now after factory reset when I try to sign in the microsoft account it says - ( Can't connect . We can't ...
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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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How to restore developer unlock for Windows Phone 7

My HTC Radar with Windows Phone 7.8 had student developer unlock. Recently, I made reset to factory settings. So, unlock was lost. Is it possible to restore that unlock?
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Avoid Scanning of WhatsApp audio by Groove or other Music Players

Like adding .nomedia empty file into the folders that we don't want to be scanned by Music Players or Photo Gallery or Video Players to avoid adding to playlist, is there any option in Windows Phone? ...
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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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No app selection list for some file types

When opening some file types, I don't see an app selection list and the default (Microsoft) app starts automatically. For example, for opening MKV files, I have two apps, Microsoft Videos and Movies, ...
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How can i check my Windows Phone Messages in outlook

Previously I have an option to check my text messages in outlook. When i tried with the link it is opening my outlook mails. Is there any way to check my text messages or to backup?
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Anyone ever get EAP-TLS working on Windows 10 Mobile?

I've been forever trying to get EAP-TLS working with Windows Phone 8.1 and now Windows 10 Mobile. I just can't get it to prompt for a certificate. The certificate is self signed but works fine with ...
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Email stopped syncing Error message 80072FA8

In February 2016, my yahoo verizon email stopped syncing and I receive an error message 80072FA8 on my Nokia Lumina 900 Windows phone, Vers 7.8. I still receive my email on my Dell (running MS Windows ...
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Field Medic OS Crash 00000175 reboot

I bought Lumia 550 with Windows Phone 10 1,5 month ago. And have a trouble with a phone, after unlocking, sometimes it reboots (I think something causes OS to crash), it often 10 or more times a day, ...
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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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How to backup contacts without a Microsoft Account?

I have a windows phone on which I have a locked up MS Account. I need to restore the phone but first I need to save all the contacts - how can I export the contacts to another device without having ...
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Why cortana works differently for keyboard and voice(Offline)

I've been playing around Cortana. I was looking for all the offline commands. I've noticed something that cortana behaves differently for voice command and keyboard. I said 'Open Internet Explorer'. ...
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Onedrive does not distinguish whatsapp pictures from camera pictures in syncing

On my phone I have various folders: whatsapp-pictures, camera pictures, screenshots etc. When backing them up, all pictures seem to be blended in one folder 'pictures'. How can i restore the folders ...
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Windows Phone Whatsapp .DB

I have windows phone WhatsApp .db files which are messages.db, calls.db and settings.db. I want to view the messages and calls data. How is it possible? Can anyone please help me. Thanks in advance. ...
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What can be done about a WIndows Phone 10 lock screen hanging

This may have started happening after I allowed the Weatherbug app to be a part of my Lumia 950 XL lock screen. That is no longer the case, but I am repeatedly getting a situation where - after the ...
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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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email and other notification ringtones get cut off short on my Lumia 928

Why, all of a sudden, do my notification ringtones get cut off short on my Windows phone? I have a 19 second ringtone for my email alerts and now it only plays about 4 or 5 seconds of it. I have used ...
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List of wireless adapters compatible with Windows 10 “Projecting to this PC”

I tried to use this feature to project my Lumia 950 on 2 computers: one with a Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6235 and one with a Netgear WNA1100 and none of them worked. Do you know of any wireless card/...
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Contact names not displaying with text messages

New Lumia 650: When I receive text messages from people in my Contacts, only the phone number displays (i.e. not the Contact name).
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Can't answer Captcha questions without updated browser

I have a Nokia Lumia 920 with IE 8.1. I can't answer Captcha questions without an updated browser. I have considered updating to IE 10. What should I do? The site suggests Safari, Chrome, Mozilla. Can ...
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How to download profile image?

There is an entry in the People (contact entry) and it has a profile image set. The original profile image has been lost and I would like to get hold of that image. I searched on the Live online ...
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locked lumia 625 locked by microsoft account

I found my lost Lumia 625 after locking it by a code from my Microsoft account. Now i can not use the code on my phone. There is a crying emoji on the screen and there is not a place to use the code. ...
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Can't stop alarm clock on Windows Mobile 10

I set up the alarm clock on my phone for 7:20 AM on weekdays. Later on I changed the time to 8:00 AM, but it continues to ring at 7:20. I switch it off and deleted the alarm. Still it continues to ...
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Why Windows 10 Mobile doesn't show how many rings my caller waited before hanging up If he rang more than one ring?

I know that Windows 10 Mobile in previous Beta builds shows how many rings my caller waited before hanging up. This feature doesn't work properly in the latest final release on Lumia 640 XL . It only ...
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Windows 10 Mobile (Lumia 950 XL) + Mercedes Comand internet connection

Situation: a Mercedes car and Lumia 950 XL with Windows 10 Mobile. Normally it should be possible to browse the web via the Mercedes Comand using the internet connection of the smartphone via ...
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Finding Whatsapp key file on WP8

A lot of guides exist on the internet to decrypt whatsapp message databases and backups on Android using the key that is easily found on that OS. However, I'm using WP8, and I am trying to find the ...
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Lumia 735 unable to access WPA2 home WiFi

I have Lumia 535 Dual SIM and Lumia 735. Using second phone I'm unable to connect1 to a WPA2 secured home WiFi network, even though I'm connecting to the same network without any problems, when using ...
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Battery Not Charging

It was early January this year when this problem started. Every time I charge my phone and leave it for some time, after I get back, the battery is still not charged even the battery icon shows it's ...
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Phone locks while using camera

I would like to prevent my phone from locking itself while I'm using the camera. I don't see any option in camera settings to prevent or delay locking. Is there any way to accomplish this?
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why doesnt my phone charge from external batteries?

My BLU Win JR will not charge from either of my external battery packs and I tried multiple cables. My tablet and other devices charge just fine from the batteries. These are my batteries: B00C13YSIO ...
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Photo viewer without scrolling effect

I'm looking for a photo viewer that skips from one picture to another without the scrolling effect, just like the desktop picture viewer does. Anyone knows an app that does it?
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Error : 80004004, while updating any application, and also not able to uninstall the application

Again an issue with my device, I got an update that you can update Whatsapp and one more application, but when I try to update the device it gives me the error: 80004004.
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Yahoo mail keeps asking for my password

I have two Yahoo mail accounts setup on my Mail app on my Lumia 925. My phone is about a month old now, and I have intermittent problems with my Yahoo mail accounts. Once in a while, when I open the ...
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Windows Phone 8 Music App 'forgetting' artist details

I imported some music onto my Nokia Lumia 820 recently. I've been having problems, so I've deliberately only synced a minimal amount of music. When I synced it, I immediately checked and everything ...
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How to migrate WhatsApp messages from WP to Android?

Is there any way to migrate my WhatsApp messages to Android?
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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