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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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Why does the artist image sometime not appear on the lock screen?

Sometimes there's no artist image on the lock screen while I'm playing music. I get a default red screen instead. How can I add an artist image? EDIT: Slight misunderstanding. I am in a region where ...
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How to update Windows Mobile 6.1 to Windows Mobile 7.5?

I have HTC TyTN II with Windows Mobile 6.1 and would like to update to Windows Mobile 7.5. I went to Windows Mobile site and downloaded the Zune software but nothing worked. Most of apps these days ...
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Does the Lumia 900 have a compass?

The Wikipedia article for the Lumia 900 lists 'digital compass' among the features of the phone. Likewise the Lumia 900 spec sheet on Nokia's website lists 'Compass (Magnetometer Sensor)' as a feature....
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How can I tell if the alarm is currently snoozing?

Sometimes I hit the snooze button instead of disabling the alarm when it goes off in the morning. Is there any way to tell which is the case afterwards without waiting for the alarm to possibly start ...
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When is a new app rating displayed in the marketplace?

Sometimes I rate an app on the phone and promptly unninstall it. I think rate and review is very important procedure to improve the way people find apps and I want to guarantee mine was saved. When ...
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Is there any way to use the Photosynth app only to take photos, in full resolution?

I have briefly used the new Photosynth app and noticed that the output has a fairly low resolution. I suppose a compromise has been made for the processing power and bandwidth available on a mobile ...
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What am I missing in not having a gyroscope on my phone, when using Photosynth or other apps?

When I bought my Nokia Lumia 800, I was aware that it did not have a gyroscope or front-facing camera, but I didn't think they were that important to me. Now that Skype is out I do miss the FFC, but ...
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ME tile can be unpinned? If so how can I pin it again?

Looks like I can unpin the "ME" tile like every other tile. But I can't find where I can pin it again to start screen. I already think about testing this by unpinning it but I'm afraid I can't find a ...
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What are the limitations of a device with 256 MB of RAM?

Windows Phone 7 Tango adds support for devices with 256 MB of RAM. Will I encounter any major problems if I purchase a device such as the Nokia Lumia 610?
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Is it possible to use transparent PNG in ME tile and lockscreen?

I tried more than once use a png file in ME tile with the back ground transparent but looks like the phone made a mess with the file. Someone know how to do this? What is the specification of a png ...
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How to change default browser?

I found in the Marketplace two extremely good browsers and I want use one of them as default browser. I want to open links in browser that I will choose by myself. How I can do this?
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Remove contact picture

How can I remove a contact's picture? The only option I'm being given is to replace it with another picture. I added the picture and the contact through my phone.
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Adding .3g2 files

I would like to transfer some .3g2 videos from my old phone to my Lumia 800. It seems that the Lumia 800 supports that particular file format, but Zune does not. I can't even see the files through ...
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Deleted old videos

Today I noticed that I don't have all old videos on my phone as well as in Zune gallery. I do have pictures. Is it possible that OS deleted some old videos to get some free space? How is possible ...
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Internet Explorer doesn't start at all

Internet Explorer on my phone doesn't start. I can't remember whereupon and exactly when it was started. I noticed it at first time several days ago. Before that browser tabs stoped working. Phone ...
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Is it possible to connect your phone to the computer and use the PCs' headset?

I've got a splendid headset for my computer and I want to use it with my phone. The connection between headset and the PC is via USB 2.0. I wonder if it is possible to connect your phone to the ...
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How to get rid of the music player buttons when not playing music/podcast/etc?

The music player buttons that pop-up (rewind, play/pause, fast-forward) when hitting the volume controls are nice, but when not playing music they get kind of annoying (taking up screen space). Is ...
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Is it possible to play videos from OneDrive in the phone?

When I take a picture and upload to OneDrive I can see it on OneDrive app or in the Picture Hub. With videos I can upload to OneDrive but I can't play them in OneDrive app and it doesn't show in ...
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Is it possible to launch music playback from lock screen?

The iPhone allows to start music playback even in a locked state. This is a convenience functionality. Is there something similar for Windows Phone?
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How can I edit videos taken with the camera?

Is there a way to make basic edits, like cropping, to videos captured with the phone?
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how to install citrix client on windows 7.5?

Just wondering if anyone had experience on installing the citrix client on the windows 7.5? If yes, can some one please share their experience on how to do it step by step? I already searched for it ...
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Orientation of photos sent from Android devices?

I'm seeing all photos taken on and sent from Android devices rotated 90 deg clockwise from their original orientation. Is this a known issue, or is it Too Localized? If known, is there a ...
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Why doesn't Hotmail show a lockscreen notification envelope?

My three Gmail accounts play the notification sound, show an envelope on the lockscreen and display a 'new unread' count on the live tile, but my Hotmail account only plays the sound and shows the ...
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How can I sync the profile picture of my contacts to my online Live.com account?

I am trying to get the most out of the People Hub. I have spent a lot of time linking profiles and adding pictures, but I don't see the profile pictures in my Live Account on the web. All I can see ...
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What is the relationship between a data connection and GPS

There is a setting for turning off WiFi and cellular data but I cannot see one for GPS (unless the location setting is just for GPS?). It seems like the phone will try to get the location via other ...
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WP7 phone not detected by computer

I have an LG E900 WP7 which was locked to orange UK network. I recently had the phone 'unlocked' to other networks (done by a phone shop) which I believe was done via the MFG app tool so I could go ...
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What keyboard shortcuts can I use when typing on WP7?

Other phones (i.e. Iphone and Android phones) have keyboard shortcuts that enable you to type faster, and provide shortcuts to commonly used items. I know of a few that Windows Phone has, but I was ...
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Autofocus does not work when using the camera button

I have a Nokia Lumia 800. When I use the camera button to take a photograph, autofocus does not work. Instead, I tap the subject on the screen for it to focus on it. I expect to have to tap-to-...
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Is there a utility equivalent of 'Disk Cleanup' for Windows Phone 7? does the phone fragment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to see a breakdown of the reserved space and other content? I am hitting the space limit on my wp7 device. I have tried to delete a few items, i.e. emails, ...
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Change Phone Number Stored On Sim

Is it possible to change the phone number that is stored on the sim card using a WP7 Phone (specifically the Nokia Lumia 800). I know its possible with some android phones. Reasoning behind this is ...
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Is it possible to see a breakdown of the reserved space and other content?

Zune on my laptop shows that I have a huge 3.26 GB of space taken up by this category of items. This seems disproportionately large - I do not recall installing so many apps, and the reserved space ...
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How can volume dialog be dismissed?

When I am playing games in landscape mode I often press the volume button accidentally. That pops up the volume dialog which is very annoying when I am in the middle of some game action. What is the ...
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Can I browse Silverlight sites on Windows Phone 7?

I am using the HTC Radar Windows 7.5 based phone. I thought a specialty of Windows phones is that they are silverlight based phone. Why am I redirected to the "Install Silverlight page" when I try to ...
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How can I upload a video to youtube with Windows Phone?

From the camera roll, I can select a video then hit the ellipsis for sharing options. However, only 'share on OneDrive ...' is listed on the menu and under (or, under 'share...'). Is there any way to ...
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What do I need to do to get a custom ringtone?

People like customizing the appearance of their WP7; however, I've been wondering if it is possible to use your own ringtone instead of one of the provided ringtones. Two questions regarding this: ...

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