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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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How to rename Whatsapp contact info?

Is it possible to rename whatsapp contact info? Suppose in my address book, person name is X,now the same name is coming in whatsapp, I want to rename as Y in whatsapp only.
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How to connect Nokia Lumia 610 to Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4

I am trying to connect my Nokia Lumia 610 to my Mac OS X Lion 10.7.4, however the mac is not recognising its plugged in , and the phone is not showing its connected either (charging but not recognised ...
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What's the closest replacement to Zune for podcasts in WP8?

So, when you move to WP8 you find you can't use Zune any more for podcasts. If someone wants a like-for-like (or near as possible) replacement for Zune what's best? Zune's great features were: 1) ...
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Data sense says I've used far more data than Verizon

I just got a Lumia Icon 2 weeks ago. During that time, Data Sense states I have used 2GB of data, while Verizon says .17GB. I do most of my data usage on wi-fi and it almost seems as if Data Sense ...
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Are there any apps for route planning/following?

I'm looking for an app for route planning. I want to follow a predefined route (it's a strava segment, but it's very long) because I don't know the route and think I'll get lost without guidance. ...
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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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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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How to migrate WhatsApp messages from WP to Android?

Is there any way to migrate my WhatsApp messages to Android?
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Photo will not displayed in Camera Roll - Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Photos that i captured could be able to view in Camera roll for few minutes. But after that those images could not view and converted to grey thumbnail. After i came back i connected phone to PC and ...
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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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Lumia 535 asking for WiFi to download WhatsApp

I have downloaded WhatsApp successful once, but due to some reason I have deleted WhatsApp. After a month when I tried to download WhatsApp again it's asking to connect with WiFi and says it's unable ...
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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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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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How to access files on SD card after upgrading to Windows 10 Mobile?

I recently upgraded a Nokia Lumia 640 XL to Windows 10 Mobile. I need to know how to access photos that were saved to micro SD card for viewing on phone.
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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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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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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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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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Lumia 520 restart problem

My Lumia 520 keeps restarting every minute. I have taken the phone to Microsoft Store but my problem was not solved, the people there told me the phone problem was not solved. How can I fix it?
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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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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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Volume decreasing

When I wake up my phone started to decrease volume. If I do something about notification(like taking sms, phone calling) it decrease ringer+notifications and I can't change by the way there is no ...
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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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Problem with back button

My Lumia 430 was dropped down by my running bike. Nothing happened to display but back button is not functioning properly. Please tell me how can i switch on screen back button or virtual back button.
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My Nokia Lumia 520 won't play YouTube videos

Everytime I load a video it says Decode Error. My phone is up-to-date and I still have 3,75 GB left so I really don't understand the issue. Any advice?
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Text messages notification sounds not playing

Text messages don't beep at me: Yes, the volume is up (I can hear when people call me) No, it's not quiet hours Settings below. Is there anywhere else I should look?
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How can I use usb tethering between my windows 10 phone and my windows 10 laptop?

I wish to share my mobile phone connection with my laptop. Both are on windows 10. I understand this is called usb tethering and that it should work easily. However, I can't manage to have internet ...
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Windows 10 mobile - speech recognition on keyboard suddenly disappeared

Between yesterday and today, the little microphone icon no longer appears just above the keyboard to allow me to dictate to the phone. I used this quite a lot to dictate SMS and What's app messages. ...
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950 XL Hard Reset - Can't Login to MS Account

I am trying to hard reset a 950xl, which has always, until now, been an easy process. However, now when I get to the MS Account Sign-in screen during the phone hard reset process, my login always ...
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Windows phone 7 support services

I have a HTC 7 pro windows phone (OS: windows phone 7.8) which I didn't use for a long time. a few days ago I came back to it. turned it on and found out many services aren't working. the store doesn'...
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When I delete pics from phone, does it also delete from One Drive?

I use Auto-sync settings hence the pictures on my phone are also sent to OneDrive. If I delete the pictures from my phone, are they also deleted from OneDrive on my PC? Or do the pictures get ...
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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, ...
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How can I fix the black screen I see when trying to update WhatsApp status?

I tried several times to pick a picture from my phone gallery and set it as my WhatsApp status. But, whenever I try to do that I could only see a black screen with no photo gallery visible at all.
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Still possible to download Windows Phone 8/8.1 apps?

Is there anywhere to find and download Windows Phone 8/8.1 apps? I haven't been able to find anywhere to download them.
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How can I view/read/extract a file in .db file format?

My phone data back up is appearing in .db file format. (Ex - contact.db, sms.db, calendar.db). Is there any way I can view/extract the data since the Restore option on my new phone is not picking up ...
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How to run .exe files on Windows 10 Mobile?

I have a Lumia 650 with Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile system and have problem install extract .exe files. I also cannot install any virus program on it like Avast. Please advise.
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I lost my phone

I lost my Lumia 535. Is there any way to block the phone to not allow anyone to open and use it?
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Any way for Windows 10 Mobile to connect to VPN automatically like Windows Phone 8 can?

Windows Phone 8/8.1 has this great option in the VPN settings, quite appropriately just called "Connect automatically" which does exactly what it says. The phone connects to the VPN I've ...
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Why does my Windows Phone do nothing when I select a WiFi network?

I've been trying to connect my Windows Phone to a WiFi network, but when I tap a selected network, I don't get any errors, but nothing happens. Help is strongly requested, thank you.

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