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What do these arrows mean in the status bar?

Those icons mean that your mobile or WiFi connection is being used to transfer data. For more information, see What do the icons on my phone mean?
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How to zoom out of screen in Lumia 535

It seems you have activated the Screen magnifier feature which is part of Settings -> Ease of access. You can either disable it there or by double-tapping the screen with two fingers.
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Globe symbol in application menu

It's for those apps whose names start with characters not in your phone language's alphabet. So if your phone is set to a language using the Latin alphabet (like English), it will contain apps named ...
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How to zoom out of screen in Lumia 535

In Settings->Ease of access i had to untick the magnifier. Now its okay.
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Why does Windows Phone close applications suddenly?

Normally I would ask whether enough space is free on your phone; You should if possible try formatting and install apps to SD card if possible; If that doesn't work you probably need to take it to the ...
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Virtual reality on Windows 10?

The Homido VR FAQ ignores Windows Phone completely Homido can be used with Android smartphones and iPhones.....You will find the list of the 300+ apps compatible with Homido on our catalog app ...
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Virtual reality on Windows 10?

Lumia 950 can be used as VR gear along with other needed hardwares. A video from Microsoft's YouTube channel shows using VR on Lumia 950. Lumiaconversationsuk mentions VR in Lumia 950 in this article,...
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How to search for typical files in Windows Phone?

You can use the Files app to browse and search your files. However, no need to use wildcards; it will find your content without them.
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Open links in dedicated app, rather than a web browser

Apps can be launched from the browser via uri protocol activation. For example, if you were to visit bingmaps:?cp=40.726966~-74.006076 in Edge on the phone (or Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Phone 8....
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Where is the forward button in Internet Explorer?

Simply swipe to the left to browse forward, or right to browse back. ;)
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How do I take a screenshot on a Windows Phone device?

Windows Phone 8 Press and hold Start button and Power icon at the same time to take a picture of your screen. Windows Phone 8.1 Press the Power icon and Volume Up buttons at the same time to take a ...
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Will HD Voice feature on an unlocked Lumia 1020 work on T-Mobile USA network?

All Nokia Lumia (probably all Windows Phone devices too) support HD Voice. HD Voice is a standard so yes it would work on your unlocked phone.
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Is there a way to force quit an app?

From the new Windows 8.1 update, you can kill a process or an app by long pressing the back button. After a long back button press, tap the circled (x) button at the top right corner of the app you ...
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Volume Button (Lumia 535)

I would like to suggest an easier option to counteract the need of pressing the screen, which often results in blurry or shaky photos. Go under the Lumia Camera and switch to the front camera, then ...
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Open links in dedicated app, rather than a web browser

There is no way the user can force the OS to open certain links in certain apps. There are some apps that can open their links in other apps (e.g. Aeries can open YouTube apps in MyTube), but this is ...
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My phone auto corrects things wrong

I have the same problem, it's so annoying. I don't want to turn off autocorrect, I just want it to stop autocorrecting correct words to stupid words, eg long to Lon, if to I. Just typing normally, ...
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