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Is it possible a block a contact in lumia 520?

In the history list, tap and hold on the offending number, and choose "block number...". To check on the list of currently blocked numbers, go to settings -> call+SMS filter, and tap on blocked ...
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Is there a free video player which can play any type of video?

The popular VLC player is available in the store for free.
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Can we update Lumia 520 phone to windows 8.1?

I would suggest you wait for couple of days as you’ll get Lumia Cyan firmware update first so you don’t run into any issues later. The problem is if you upgrade to WP 8.1 before Lumia Cyan, you need ...
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Can I install FIFA 14 on Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8.1?

FIFA 14 requires a Windows Phone with 1GB of RAM to run, so unfortunately the Lumia 520 will not run this game. If you search for FIFA 14 in the Store app, it won't show up as games or apps that ...
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Phone got stuck during upgrading to Windows 10

I've got the same problem, but I found this and now is fixed. Hope it helps. Download and install latest NokiaSoftwareUpdaterForRetail Run NSU and this window will pop up. Then click "My ...
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How to update Microsoft Office?

From the documentation for Word Mobile: Word Mobile doesn't support all the features in Microsoft Word 2010 or later. If a document has content that's not supported, you can still open the document ...
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Change the screen capture key combination?

I don't think that it can be changed. The key combination is defined by Microsoft, and no customization can be made to it.
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ERROR: Unable to find a bootable option. press any key to shut down

I Found that ERROR: Unable to find a bootable option. press any key to shut down is caused by hardware failure, because I bring the device to nokia care center and I got machine replacement.
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Battery refresh question

No, the battery should not be pulled from the phone every two days. From a Windows Phone perspective There is no need to restart your phone every few days. In fact, the only time the phone needs to ...
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Phone got stuck during upgrading to Windows 10

It always happened to me to no matter what windows version it was and recently it happened while upgrading to windows 10 too the only solution that worked for me then and now is to remove the memory ...
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how to block number if there is no option for it

If you are on WP 8.1 (Denim update), you can set it easily. Head to settings > call + SMS filter >and turn it ON Next, tap on phone dialer > long tap on the number you want to block > and tap block ...
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I got error low space memory on my Lumia 520

You should be able to transfer data to your new SD card using the Storage Sense app - you'll also see that there is the option to save new items (photos/videos/etc.) to the SD card, as well as the ...
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My 520 looks bricked, with black screen. Will i still get windows 10 if i roll back using NSRT?

I think you should first recover your phone and worry about Windows 10 later. After your phone is up again you can try the Windows Insider App and go to Release Preview Ring and see if you can get the ...
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wanted to use a mp3 file as ringtone lumia 520? Did not workout

Download it on your computer and transfer it onto your phone into the ringtones folder. Check out the official guide: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/how-to/wp8/settings-and-personalization/add-...
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How to attach multiple documents while sending mail from my Linked inbox

Well you can do this now with Microsoft "Files" app if your mobile is upgraded to WP 8.1. If you can not find it in your cellphone, install it from Microsoft App Store. And make sure you are ...
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How to turn off the narrator?

There's two ways to disable the Narrator: Press and hold the Volume Up button for three seconds and simultaneously press the Start button. go to settings -> ease of access -> disable Narrator
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Is it possible a block a contact in lumia 520?

Call + SMS filter (for Nokia Lumia phones only) Swipe right to the app list Scroll down until you find 'Settings' (tap) System Scroll down until you find 'call+SMS filter' down the list, then tap to ...
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Touch screen recognises touch gestures even before touching the screen

Sounds like you may have Super sensitive touch enabled. This lets you use your phone with gloves, but can be annoyingly sensitive if just using your bare hands. To disable this, go to Settings → ...
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Lumia 520 Conference Call

I need 50 reputations to comment on that. So, I'm writing here... So it worked when you tried with a different SIM right?? So its clear that its not your phone's problem :).The call conferencing is a ...
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Is there a free video player which can play any type of video?

There are several apps that are able to play avi or mkv files. I did a quick Google search on Windows Phone 8 mkv. Here are some examples: MoliPlayer Pro (costs 2.99, good score after 78 reviews) ...
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What is the fastest and most secure messenger on Windows Phone?

AFAIK the best option would be Threema. This messaging tool is made by a swiss company supporting end-to-end encryption and no need for any personal data if you don't want. According to the company ...
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How to improve internet speed?

Your internet speed is limited by your WiFi Speed and distance you are from the WiFi source. If your ISP provider gives you slow speed, you can try to upgrade your bandwidth - there is nothing that ...
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Hide phone update notifications

This is a rather nuclear option, but presumably you could: back up your phone (Settings > Backup > Apps+Settings, press Back up now) install the update downgrade with Windows Phone Recovery Tool ...
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Why cant we download app files in PC

You cannot download windows mobile apps from a PC. The option to download the offline app setup for windows phone has been disabled by Microsoft ever since the merger of Windows phone store with the ...
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Windows Phone recovery download

You didn't download it from right site. If you want Windows Phone Recovery Tool for your PC you can download it here. For mobile this app doesn't exist EDIT: Try to find Garmin Express on your PC and ...
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How to increase storage in Lumia 520?

You can move majority of apps to SD card via Storage sense. However apps like whatsapp, Xbox music cannot be moved to SD card. In order to move apps to SD card: Open Storage sense Go to Phone->Apps ...
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"Can't sign in" & "Please try again. If the problem continues, you might need to restart your phone" error when downloading new apps from store

So I tried to download an app today and it worked. I don't know what exactly fixed it, so if anyone else runs into this problem do everything I listed in the OP. And make sure to wait a couple days, ...
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How to transfer favorite pictures to a computer?

The heart equivalent on the desktop is 4 stars. All "hearted" or "favourited" photos from your mobile phone are shown under the Windows Desktop OS photos with a 4 star rating. Connect your phone to ...
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Music won't play through headsets

Replace your headphone jack? I've had to do it before on one of the Windows phones. I don't know availability. Good thing is that the 520, with it's removable jack, is easy to work on.
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I press a phone number in History and it is dialed immediately without a confirmation question. How can I prevent this?

Unfortunately there is no option in Windows Phone to enable such a confirmation dialog. Been there as well :-/
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