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Youtube Playlist

Has anyone figured how to play playlist from youtube? I know I can play single video if I visit youtube directly in Internet Explorer, but what about playlist. Because I have some pretty music on my ...
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Does Windows Phone have any call control options?

A tech blog I read a couple weeks ago did a comparison between Windows Phone, Android and iOS. It mentioned that Windows Phone had some limited call control options. Is this actually the case, or ...
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How do I get all Facebook friends birthdays on my windows live calendar?

Currently I have configured Live, Yahoo, Gmail and Facebook accounts to my windows phone 7.5 (Device is Lumia 710). The weird problem is, In calendar, Only birthdays from Live, Google Mail and Yahoo ...
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positioning the cursor

Whenever I type a SMS or an email or anything on a text field, I find it difficult to position the cursor at my desired place. Its easy to place by the end or beginning, but not in the middle of the ...
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Will a micro-SIM intended for an iPhone 4 work in a Nokia Lumia 800?

I've recently got a Nokia Lumia 800 without any mobile plan (i.e. just the phone). I'd like to get a pay-as-you-go SIM card for it, but it needs a "micro-SIM", and the only "SIM only" plans I can ...
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What does the Zune heart button mean?

What does heart icon next to album image means? I couldn't find documentation for it anywhere. I guess it's favorite button, but I cannot find play favorite songs either.
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What does error c101abb9 mean when trying to download from the Marketplace

I was attempting to download some applications from the Marketplace on my phone (HTC Trophy on Vodafone UK) last night and kept getting the message" There is a problem completing your request. Try ...
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How often the phone checks for updates?

Just wondering how often Windows Phone checks for new updates? I know it can be done via Zune Desktop, and I also know it checks for updates automatically. I just wanted to know how often it does ...
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WinPhone 7.5 apps in WinPhone 8

Does anybody know if Windows Phone 7.5 applications are going to be compatible with Windows Phone 8? Thank you in advance
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Can I remove Facebook integration without resetting my phone?

I have heard from someone that it is not possible to remove Facebook integration on your phone without resetting the device back to factory settings. That being said, if I go into settings->email+...
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Subtitles in video files

I know I can encode subtitles directly in video on my computer. But I don't want to do this every time it's time and space consuming. But is there any way to upload .SRT and .AVI file on phone and ...
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Is SMS to computer possible?

I have a nokia lumia 900, and when I am working on the computer I would like to receive my sms messages on my computer rather than having to stop what I'm doing to check my phone. Plus it's just ...
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Why “Find my phone” is sending a SMS and doesn't work?

Actually is a friend phone. A new Lumia 710 but I had this same problem when I bought my Samsung Focus. After some days my Focus starts to work with "Find my phone". What happen is that the phone ...
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What is a “Hive”?

Has anyone figured out what the function of Windows Phone hives are? I personally am part of the Palladium 7 hive. I originally thought it was for technical grouping (making updates and fixed easier ...
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Can I access the “Application Data” folder if my phone is not Jailbroken?

I've seen that you can recover your deleted SMS from your phone with this tool. However my phone is not Jailbreaken, so I can't use the app, but I was wondering if it's still possible to browse the ...
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How are paid for apps/licences transferred to a new phone?

I have a paid for app with a hefty licence fee recently purchased but now on a defunct phone. Can I transfer the licence to my new phone? What's the procedure for apps in general? And what about my ...
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Can I apply the same formula in excel?

In windows or anywhere else I can copy/paste. Is there any way to Apply the same formula (automatically adjusting for new location like normal excel) on the phone client? if I had E3 =B3/B2-1 and ...
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How to Download a File Using Internet Explorer?

How can I download a file using Internet Explorer (or any other browser) on Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, and save it to my phone. Currently it just opens the file. Is there a way to save it instead?
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How to find the app whose background task is draining my battery?

My windows phone is around 1.5 years old. But very recently I found my phone run out of battery within 12 hours. I guess tt could be one of the app that I installed is running numerous background ...
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Why do I appear as one of my own contacts in Gchat, twice?

I appear twice as a contact in Gchat. I'm not sure if I am suppose to be there at all, let alone twice. I do not appear as my own contact in the GMail webpage. There isn't any way to delete contact ...
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transferring chat history from phone app to computer

I'm about to buy my first smartphone. I'm considering one with a Windows OS. At the risk of sounding ignorant - is it possible to transfer chat history (and other such data) from the GTalk/Skype/...
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How can I change the phone number of contact when writing SMS?

When I am writing SMS in some existing thread, the SMS is going to be sent to number from which the last SMS came. But if the contact has more than one number, how can I choose different phone number?...
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What does the Windows Phone 7.8 update contain?

Since WP7.5 devices can't upgrade to WP8, and are instead limited to updating to version 7.8, what does that update contain? Are any of the new features in Windows Phone 8 be included?
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Will my phone be able to update to Windows Phone 8?

I currently have a Windows Phone 7.1 (Mango or 7.5) and want to know if I can update it to the upcoming Windows Phone 8?
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How do I get an mp3 from a PC to my phone without Zune?

I have a situation where I'm on a PC that doesn't and can't have Zune installed. I can log into Live/OneDrive and see/share documents and other files. So, on this PC there's an mp3 I've created. ...
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How often does a background task run?

Is it possible to find out how often a background task runs for an installed application? I would like to get an idea about how much work some of my apps are doing in the background.
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What can I do when Zune doesn't recognise that my phone is plugged in?

I've plugged my phone in, and whilst I hear the USB chime on the PC, and the sync chirp on the Phone, Zune doesn't launch automatically -- If I launch Zune manually, it doesn't think the phone is ...
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Is it possible to Root Lumia 900?

Is there a root for the lumia 900 yet? Or is anybody working on one? I would like the ability to add flash and the added functionality rooting gives.
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Registry Editor on Lumia 800?

Is there any possibility to edit the registry on a Nokia Lumia 800? I know there are options to get one on HTC devices but it seems there is no for Nokia phones.
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Transferring data, settings & apps between WP7 handsets?

What's involved in transferring between WP7 handsets? Obviously I'd like to move as much as possible from the old one with as little hassle as possible. Obviously, I move my SIM over, but what else? ...
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Is there a way to sync podcasts wirelessly without Zune?

First off, Marketplace in the UK does not have Podcasts so that is ruled out. I can get the podcasts onto my phone using Mac Connector but when I do this the 'Subscribe' link under the podcast on the ...
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How to re-add the Facebook tile?

The Facebook tile was accidentally deleted from the Start screen. Is there a way to get it back? I succeeded in getting it back by pressing the Facebook button on the Apps list, but the result isn't ...
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Why does it take so long for the phone fall back to WIFI when I have weak GPRS/3G?

When I'm at home I have a really bad data signal. I barely get standard GPRS signal... No EDGE or HSPDA. But I have a WIFI router 5 meters from where I sit with my phone and laptop. My laptop have ...
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Which are the non-WP equivalents to HTC's Windows Phone range?

I'm assuming that HTC's Windows Phone devices (e.g. Titan, Radar) have not been designed from scratch for WP7, and that HTC manufacture equivalent Android phones with the same casing, dimensions, and ...
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Does Mac Phone Connector Increase Play Count?

Updating the play count for a song in iTunes is important for Last.fm scrobbling. Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac is meant to increase the play count in iTunes when you sync your device. On the ...
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Is it possible to use A2DP for output only?

I am thinking of getting a new Bluetooth headset. I prefer the stereo ones that look like tradition headphones and not just a single earpiece. The microphone on my previous headset was very poor and ...
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How do I wipe my phone after incorrect PIN (device wipe threshold), or is this not supported?

I would like my device to be wiped if I enter my PIN wrong 10 times, similar to the iPhone. However, this doesn't seem to be a feature I can find. I wouldn't normally mind, but our mail admins ...
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Can Mac Phone Connector Sync to Picasa?

Windows Phone Connector for Mac allows you to sync your photos with your iPhoto library. I don't use iPhoto and there is no option to sync with Picasa. Is there any workaround/hack that will allow ...
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How do I move games into the main app list?

I often forget about the games I have because I have to open the Xbox Live Games app to see the list of games. I'd rather see games as part of the list of all apps that appears when you swipe left ...
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Is it possible to decrease the sensitivity of sideways swiping?

Thinking that this may be a system-wide setting rather than being specified within the app, is it possible to alter the sensitivity of sideways swiping? For example, when scrolling through lots of ...
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Is it possible to hide applications from the application tab in Local Scout?

In Local Scout, if you select a company, it will show their details, including an applications tab, which can show some useful connections (things like links to driving directions apps and things like ...
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How do you rotate a camera photo?

I just took a picture with the phone's camera, but it's on its side (or upside down) compared to my perspective when I took it. How can I rotate or flip the picture so it's the right side up? ...
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Lumia 800 battery lifetime

I have a Lumia 800 and I recently switched provider (and sim card, of course). I noticed a big drop in the lifetime of the phone's battery after the switch. It's strange. I give the phone the same ...
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When will Windows Phone 8 be released?

I've heard that Windows Phone 8 has been confirmed, but I'm interested to know when we will see phones with Windows phone 8 installed?
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Is the network traffic from Hubs and Tiles encrypted?

When I use features that use data connection like "What's New" in People Hub or seeing pictures from Facebook or OneDrive on the Picture Hub, is the network traffic encrypted? I am worried because ...
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How to delete Office documents?

I created a Word document and it has become corrupted and is unable to be opened (I think I edited it in LibreOffice). I have tried to long-press on the tile put I only get a 'pin to start' menu. How ...
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Is it possible to install windows 8 on windows phone device?

I am currently in the process of getting a nokia lumnia 800 phone. Is it possible to install to get windows 8 beta installed on it as the operating system and if so, how can I go about it?
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Is there a way to add and play FLAC format?

I searched through a lot Zune/Microsoft forums and people have been requesting this support for years but to no avail. Is there a work around? Is there a music player for Mango that can play FLAC ...
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How to see twitter trends from the twitter app once an account has been used to login?

Install the twitter app. (at version 1.3.0.0 on 4th June 2012) Launch the app. -There will be sections called top tweets, trends, suggested and nearby if you swipe horizontally. -Below the app, there ...
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Is Div-resizing and/or adding linebreaks in the WP7 browser missing?

I just bought a WP7 phone and there is one thing that bothers me. On Android or iOS when I read a webpage (without a mobile view) and I zoom in to make the letters bigger they will fit the width of ...

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