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How to quickly clear a text input?

Is it possible to quickly clear the contents of a text input? I cannot find a "select all text" option and selecting a word and then dragging the text marker doesn't work very well in a single line ...
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How to hide the keyboard?

On a few occasions the keyboard has popped up and refused to disappear. On Android you can hold down the menu button to show/hide the keyboard. Does Windows Phone 7 have a similar thing?
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Russian translator that doesn't need data services

Is there an app that would help me translating words from Russian to English when I travel? Ideally I would make a picture and it would translate it for me, but I'd be happy with an app that let me ...
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lowering volume of the ringtone when I pick up my phone

I'm sure if this was a brain fart or a feature of the phone. I got HTC Thropy updated to 7.5 and I noticed when the phone rings and I pick up my phone from the desk it lowers its volume. It sounds ...
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HTC Radar wrong date/time after empty battery?

If the battery is empty and I switch on the phone after recharge the date and time is not correct. Is that normal for Windows Phones or for the HTC Radar or is there anything wrong? I couldn't find ...
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What audio codecs are supported by Windows Phone's A2DP feature?

According to Wikipedia A2DP enabled devices need to support the SBC codec only for audio transmission. MP3, AAC, ... can be supported but are not required to. Which audio codecs are supported by ...
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Is there a single email live tile?

I have pinned 3 gmail and 1 hotmail mail tiles to the start page. This takes up way too much space, is it possible to just have one "email" tile that will indicate if any inboxes have new mail? I ...
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Do contacts synchronise with Gmail contact?

I have moved from Android to Windows Phone 7. I transferred all my contacts via Bluetooth and have added my Gmail account to the phone. If I add/edit contacts will they be synchronised to my Gmail ...
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How can I tell whether I'm getting data via Wi-Fi or phone network?

There are occasions when my Wi-Fi is fully lit but data traffic is slow and patchy (like it's coming over the phone network). If I lose phone signal, internet connectivity fails completely. Meanwhile, ...
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Is there a way to “undo” in Windows Phone?

In the old days (Pocket PC, Windows Mobile) it was possible to use CTRL+Z on the soft keyboard just like on a full keyboard. Now in Windows Phone, with no CTRL key, is there a way to "undo" a typing ...
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What is the ENU keyboard setting?

I use two languages on the phone, Swedish (SVE) and English (ENG). But when I change the language when typing, I also see a language code ENU. What is it?
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Browse websites with pop up windows

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 which came with windows phone OS 7.5. The problem I've got is, by using the default IE browser that came up with the phone, I can not browse the sites that have popup Windows (...
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Where do downloaded files go?

I downloaded a file (PDF) from a web page using the Internet Explorer in Windows Mango. As soon as I downloaded it, I was able to see the document in Adobe PDF Reader. But where is the file stored? ...
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Media Transferred via WhatsApp

I would like to know when I get a photo or a song transferred via whatsapp where is it stored on the device.
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What is the difference between the Nokia TuneIn Radio app and the official one?

Nokia's got it's own "copy" of TuneIn Radio (with Nokia as the publisher). It looks identical, but does have a higher version number than the regular/official version. (2.2 vs 2.1). Release dates ...
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How do I upload .pdf files to the phone?

I want to read a .pdf book on my phone - and can dwnload it from dropbox. However this takes time and I want to do this with Zune of some other tool. Is there a way to do this? How do I upload .pdf ...
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How do you remove a primary email account (e.g. hotmail, or other) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How Can I Change My Live ID? I have several email accounts on a second WP7 phone. My wife now uses it, so I want to remove my Hotmail account from it. The only option when ...
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How you archive email on gmail account in Windows Phone?

When I click delete on an email (gmail) in Windows phone, not only does it not archive the email (which is what I'd prefer) but it doesn't even delete it when I go check my email back in gmail website....
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Problems connecting to Exchange 2003 with a Nokia Lumia 800 [closed]

When connecting to an Exchange 2003 server, everything appears to go OK, but on a Noika Lumia, we're only ever able to send a single email - others fail and go to the phone's outbox. Why might this be?...
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How to turn off Windows Phone if it is unresponsive and has an internal battery?

Today my Samsung Focus hung while installing an app. When I pressed the bottom hardware buttons, it vibrated, but there was no feedback on the screen. I held the power off button but nothing happened....
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Windows Live password not working (.edu domain)

My Windows Live account is actually a University of Massachusetts domain, it is also my outlook account and my developer account. Since the beggining of Windows Phone, my settings account page shows "...
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Twitter/Linked integration was removed WP7.5

Has Microsoft removed twitter integration from peoples hub?..I was always reading twitter in peoples hub, with facebook and linked in. And one day twitter removed from my live account and when i ...
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How can I backup my people group?

When I initialized my Windows Phone, I lost my group (I did synchronise my live account). Until I used windowsphone, searching a person by group was very convenient... Is it impossible to back up ...
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Adding Bing search result to contacts?

I was wondering if there was a direct way to add info on a business from a Bing search to a new contact (or even an existing one) in your address book. There are some businesses that I may contact ...
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How do I change call forward number?

I have two phones, one from work and one of my own. Outside office hours I still want to get calls from customers or colleagues, so I use call forwarding feature a lot. The Windows Phone remembers ...
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Is there a way to make Apple Emoji display correctly?

My wife and mother love to send me texts from their iPhones full of Emoji characters. How can I make this display correctly? Usually it ends up looking like this: "Hey, how are you doing? 😷" and "...
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How can I share my current location with my friends?

Can I use my Windows Phone to allow my friends to see my current location? Is it possible without having to explicitly share using an application? How to friends get to access the information? Can ...
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How can I add my email address to the dictionary?

It would be good to be able to add words & phrases to the dictionary e.g. my email address (which I am having to input a lot) I know you can add a word if it gets a red squiggle and a + sign, but ...
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Can I search a track on my phone?

I can find any track easily by it's first letter, but sometimes I can remember only the other part (e.g. Shooter in the Super Sharp Shooter). Zune Software has a search box (in full text mode), but I ...
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Is there any way to make Gmail syncing more up to date

It seems to take forever before my phone become aware that I have read all my gmail messages on my PC.
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Can I search the People Hub for a part of a phone number?

If I use the search option in People it seems to search on both company name and surname but not phone numbers. Is there a way to search for a phone number or part of a phone number in People?
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Is there a way to specify the “Display Name” (or “File As”) in the People Hub?

In desktop Outlook if you have an entry in your contact address book which is maybe just a first name and company name you can set the company name (or anything else) as the display name (actually on ...
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How do I upload pictures as an album to Facebook, directly from Pictures?

Facebook is integrated with the OS. I can upload and share a single photo with my friends from the context menu when i am in the Picutres. Installing the Facebook app seems to be a moot point for me, ...
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How can I carrier unlock my windows phone device?

If you have carrier unlocked (not developer unlock) a Windows Phone, how did you do it and how long after the phone's release were you able to do it. I have succesfully carrier unlocked an htc ...
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Why can't I register my credit card on the Marketplace?

I am "lucky" that Croatia is one of the "new" countries which have their marketplace up and running. I can live with the fact that some apps aren't available here (but it's confusing that the guys ...
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Syncing Audiobooks as Podcasts and not as Music

I like to listen to audiobooks, but if I sync an audiobook as music I get all of the "music playback" behaviour. My WP doesn't remember where I'm at - it doesn't automatically remove listened to ...
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When I'm signed into Facebook Chat on my phone, what's my status look like on the site?

When signed into Facebook Chat in the Messaging Hub, I often wonder if it looks like I'm always lurking on FB. What does my status look like on the site?
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Enable Nokia Music Mix Radio on Lumia 800

I have a new Nokia Lumia 800 and would like to enable Nokia Music Mix Radio on it. It just was released in two more countries (Germany and Switzerland), and from the reviews in the marketplace it ...
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2answers
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When can we expect a Wi-Fi hot-spot feature for Nokia Lumia 800?

Windows Phone 7.5 has the Wi-Fi hotspot feature. But Nokia Lumia 800 seems to be an exception to this. A Wi-Fi hotspot is a great feature to use while on the move. Rumors has that there'll be a ...
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Is there any way to see or enable viewing of Update Notes in the Marketplace?

Something that has always bothered me in the Marketplace is that I cannot see any update info from the developer of an app when the app is ready for update. All I see now is the same write-up that is ...
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Is the Wi-Fi symbol always supposed to have “full connection”

The symbol in the top bar always shows the 4 bars, when WIFI is activated. Is this normal, or should it (as on iPhone) represent the WIFI strength?
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Can I make the it ring from my phone speaker instead of the headset when I have a bluetooth headset connected?

When I connect my headset to the phone all of the ring, notification and alarm signals go through the headset speaker. This makes it quite hard to hear the phone ringing when I take of the headset ...
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Is it possible to change volume of ring signal without volume of the wakeup alarm being changed?

Is it possible to change volume of ring signal without the alarm volume being changed? It's quite annoying having to check that the wakeup alarm is on a normal volume every night before going to bed.
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Is it possible to use my phone as a mass storage device to transfer files between two otherwise disconnected computers?

I sometimes have the need for a way for transferring relatively large files (e.g. zip archives) between two computers, and don't always remember to have a USB stick with me. Is it possible to use a ...
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How do I explicitly dismiss a toast notification without having to wait for it to disappear on its own?

On Windows Phone when events of interest happen on the phone such as finding a nearby Wi-Fi network when your disconnected, a new text message arrives or an app wants to let you know something ...
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Procedure to clean internal camera lens

I have an HD7 with considerable dust inside the lens which makes the resulting photos from the camera HORRIBLE. I've tried using an air can to hopefully penetrate what cracks let in the dust and clean ...
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Custom tone for new text messages etc

Mango introduced the ability to create and add custom ringtones to your phone, but is there a way (programmatic or otherwise) to create a custom tone to be used for a new text message or meeting ...
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Change format and appearance of inbuilt calendar live tile

I was wondering if we can change the date format of the calendar on the start screen. The current format "Tue 1" is pretty brief and I'd like to see a more detailed day/date format. Also, can we ...
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Can Zune playlists be created on the device?

I see that I can add songs to "Now Playing" but is there a way to save this as a playlist, or create and save a playlist on the phone without using the Zune application on the PC?
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Is the text in the calendar's month view supposed to be readable?

The month view in the Calendar on my device looks something like this: On my device (HTC Titan, one of the larger WP handsets) I can only see teeny tiny text inside each day and there's no pinch/zoom ...

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