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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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1answer
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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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4answers
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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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3answers
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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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1answer
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Is there a way to search podcasts in collection?

Is there a way to search podcasts "in collection" on the phone? If you've got a load of TED talks (I've got 69 listed) it'd be nice to be able to search them. Shown below is a screen from Google ...
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6answers
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Is there a way to force quit an app?

Is it possible to end, or "kill", a process? On Windows if an application is acting up we can force it to close, is there something like this in Windows Phone?
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2answers
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How can I disable the SIM PIN?

My phone currently requires a SIM-PIN in addition to the pin to unlock the phone, which feels a bit redundant. How can I remove the SIM-level PIN? I have looked through all the areas of settings and ...
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3answers
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How can I force the system tray/clock to show in Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer hides the clock, forcing me to jump out of the application in order to see what the time is. Is there a way to force the clock (and other icons to show) while browsing?
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1answer
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How can I show tray hidden icons (such as data connection)?

When not contextually relevant (ie. after a WiFi connection), the tray icons at the top of the screen disappear. How can I force them to appear so that I can check (for example) my connection status?...
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3answers
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What diagnostic tools are available on (specifically Nokia) Windows Phones?

Are there any (hidden) diagnostic tools available on Nokia Windows Phones (or Windows Phone in general)?
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1answer
653 views

Can i just rename old Live ID

I had live ID with "gmail.com" in the end, and changed that to live.com alias. All services updated to the new liveID name(its unique identifier stays the same). But the phone for now is trying to use ...
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2answers
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How To Erase A Phone

I started off with a Samsung Focus, and recently moved to a Lumia 900. I would now like to sell my Focus. How should I go about making sure that the phone has been properly erased of all personal ...
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1answer
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Do we have an app for Testing cellular/WiFi latency, http compression, etc

I am looking for an app to give me status of my Cellular connection statistics such as: Download throughput Upload throughput Network latency. It will be nice if can get the same statistics for my ...
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1answer
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Is there any way to trick WP7 to use Data connection as Wi-fi(larger marketplace downloads)?

What I would like to do, is make my WP7 device see my Data Connection as a Wi-Fi connection to download larger apps from the Marketplace when I am away from home or away from a wi-fi connection. ...
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1answer
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Will I void my warranty if I run Samsung service codes?

I have Samsung device and want to run service commands like 'Dial ##634#' and others described in this answer. But I also don't want to lose my guarantee. Will such commands in general (or whole ...
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3answers
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How do we have seperate notifications for different email accounts?

So I have my Gmail and my work email setup on my WP and so here is the problem. I really need my phone to make a notification sound when I get a work email but i don't want a sound when I get a new ...
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3answers
9k views

How do we save WhatsApp Conversations?

I have a question regarding WhatsApp. Is there a possibility to save WhatsApp conversations/history?
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1answer
1k views

Disabling keyboard click but retain dial keykad beeps

I'm looking for a hack for turning off the keyboard click of SMS'ing, typing in IE, etc but keeping the beep tones for when I'm dialing in a number (when making a call). I know you can turn off "key ...
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3answers
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Does Windows Phone 7.5 support A2DP?

Is this a standard feature on all devices or just present on some devices? Is it possible to enable/disable? Specifically, is the feature present on the Dell Venue Pro?
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2answers
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Why can't I access HTTPS websites that use a self-signed SSL certificate?

I am having trouble accessing a friend's webserver, which uses a self-signed SSL certificate to encrypt communication through HTTPS. I keep on getting the security warning asking me if I want to ...
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1answer
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Does Windows Phone Do Any On-Device Encryption?

One of the enterprise-y features of Blackberry that some organizations I work with are drawn to is data encryption. The theory being that the all user data is encrypted by the operating system, and ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to get terminal access on a WP7 device?

Does the WP7 support terminal access where I can actually run commands on the phone from my computer? Similar to the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) which allows you to connect to the device and open a ...
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1answer
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How to route all data traffic through a proxy server?

I'd like to route all my network traffic over a proxy server to allow me to sniff and measure the traffic. What are my options for doing that? Even if it isn't nativly supported on the device / OS, ...
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2answers
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Can Samsung Windows Phones use the Swype keyboard interface?

Samsung is known for pioneering Swype in its own and Android smartphones. Its an efficient way to do keyboard input. On my Samsung Focus S, is there anyway to enable a Swype keyboard?
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3answers
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Where is the forward button in Internet Explorer?

I can't find a forward button in IE. It is very frustrating when I am filling some form on the page and accidentally touch the back button and the page with the filled form is gone. There is no way to ...
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1answer
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How does Windows Phone consume cellular data?

I wonder how is my data used when I'm not on the wifi? Am I avaliable on FB, does my email check ferquently? I don't want to consume my internet for non-sense like FB and E-mails until I go into app ...
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1answer
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How do I enable WiFi Hotspot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I connect my computer to internet through my Windows Phone device? Sometimes one want to use the phones internet on a laptop through WiFi hotspot. But it seems ...
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2answers
661 views

What is the limit for 3G marketplace downloads?

When I am trying to download some of the bigger apps/games, marketplace blocks the download until the phone has WiFi connection available. What is the limit for this? 10, 50, 100 MB?
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1answer
14k views

How Can I Change My Microsoft Account?

When I initially setup my Windows Phone 7, I used my work Microsoft Account. Now I want to change it to my personal one. How can I change the Microsoft Account I initially used to set up the phone? ...
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1answer
5k views

How can I remove items from the custom dictionary? [duplicate]

Like an idiot, I accidentally added a word to the dictionary, and now my phone likes to use the incorrectly spelt word. Is it possible to remove incorrect items from the custom dictionary?
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6answers
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What does Error C00D07C9 mean when trying to set up wireless sync?

I've had a few goes at trying to set up wireless sync since I got my phone, but I get Error C00D07C9, with a message saying that: Zune was unable to connect to the wireless access point. Even ...
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1answer
103 views

Is it possible to stop the screen going off, when plugged to mains/PC?

I have a bunch of live tiles that are handy to glance at to tell me what meetings to go to - this is great, but when my phone is on my desk on charge, but it doesn't seem possible to set a different ...
3
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1answer
613 views

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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8answers
54k views

I don't want to see birthdays from every Facebook contact on my phone's calendar. How can I limit this?

Presently all birthdays for all my Facebook contacts appear on my phone's calendar. At one point I had all Facebook contacts available on my phone, but I've since filtered them so that only those ...
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2answers
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How can I switch audio output from A2DP to jack?

is it possible to switch A2DP audio streaming to jack output without turning off bluetooth completely? Didn't find any option. Edit: The question is: Is it possible to toggle it within the software ...
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2answers
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Is an unfavorited track in an autoplaylist of favorites going to be removed from the device?

I have a pretty big music library, which exceeds the device's memory size, and I sync only favorited tracks by creating an autoplaylist. I listen them for some time, and then I decide to unfavorite ...
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5answers
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How do I get other calendars (shared) from my gmail account to sync to my windows phone?

I currently have my google account hooked up to my windows phone 7.5 (mango) device and it works fine, syncing my email, calendar, and contacts. However, it only seems to sync my main calendar, not ...
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1answer
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Not able to pin my application to Start on Lumia 900

I'm not able to pin my Outlook Inbox to my home page on my Lumia 900! All other apps pin just fine except this one. Is there a quick way for me to access my Outlook? When I keep the Outlook app ...
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6answers
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What are the options for developer-unlocking a WP7 device?

Short of signing up for the developer program and paying $19, what are my options for unlocking my phone to allow loading arbitrary applications? The ChevronWP7 program shut down earlier this month, ...

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