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Find IP Address on Windows Phone

As far as I know WP isn't supporting manual IP configuration, so there's no way looking for your so called 'local address'. If you're connected to a network via wifi your phone gets assigned an ...
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What is the difference between H and H+ in the network status bar?

Those symbols indicate which cellular network standard your mobile data connection is currently using, which in turn determines your maximum connection speed. H stands for HSPA, or High Speed Packet ...
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Windows 10 Phone - Network File Share

You'll need to install an app for this as this seems not to be possible out of the box. Total Commander should be able to access network shares - there are probably a few others as well.
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Find IP Address on Windows Phone

I didn't know if this question is still active.. There is two options to find the local address on your windows phone.. If you use a wireless connection, which the wireless router are set to the DHCP ...
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How can I see the phones IPv6 details?

Try this Third Party apps IP Address {This app provides your IP address in IPv4 and IPv6 (IPng) networks.} Admin Tools {This app provides some Network Related tools including DNS.}
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How to use the Wifi-LAN feature of this Chess game?

The WiFi LAN Game is for when you are both connected to the same WiFi network. If you're not connected to the same network, this option won't work for you - there may be an alternate game that allows ...
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How to set 3G as network mode in Windows Phone 8.1

According to this post on xdadevelopers it is possible to achieve. You need to install a Vietnam's firmware and enter the code ##3282# in the dial screen. Note that it refer to the preview for ...
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Windows Device Recovery Tool 3.1.5 Proxy Issue

I found the Nokia Software Updater for Retail (Version 4.3.2) to be a good alternative in case the Windows Device Recovery Tool does not work as intended (obviously for Nokia phones only). You can ...
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Will my 3G phone benefit from 4G wireless router?

In principle, yes. The Lumia 640 supports 802.11n WiFi, which is generally faster than 3G. In practice, the speeds you get will depend on 4G coverage in your area and your cellular plan, as well as ...
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Lumia 630 visible on router but not showing on desktop file explorer network group

Unfortunately, Windows Phone 8.1 does not support Windows file sharing. The "Workstation" and "Server" services, which enable this functionality, are not present. Therefore, it will not show up over ...
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Network issues after windows 10.0.10586.36

You say that you are using "the latest windows preview" and your title says "10.0.10586.36". As of 5th February 2016, the latest is 10586.71 (Slow Ring), as announced in the Windows Experience Blog. ...
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How do I disable IPv6 on my phone?

Unfortunately, Windows Phone has no user options for disabling IPv6. The only advice I can give is to try and disable IPv6 support on your router.
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How to suppress Windows 8.1's resistance to download app over cellular data network?

Try this... Fist you must install an another browser(like UC browser, Opera Mini-beta, etc..) Then go to windows mobile storeby using your new browser.(Don't use Internet Explorer. It will ...
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How to set 3G as network mode in Windows Phone 8.1

This is currently not possible, as the selecting the option 3G will only limit the maximum speed. Unfortunately you can't say "at least 3G or not at all" at the moment. You should consider ...
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How do I choose an SSL VPN plugin?

The same Microsoft article you linked to lists a number of third-party SSL VPN plug-ins for Windows Phone. The list is near the beginning, in the "VPN tunneling protocols" section: On Windows Phone ...
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Share WLAN networks I select

It allows your connections on social networks to use the same wireless key to connect to the WiFi networks you have keys for
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Redirect network traffic to certain connection

No, this is currently not possible. All apps will always choose Wifi when availiable. Consider adding a request on http://windowsphone.uservoice.com
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Find IP Address on Windows Phone

AIDA64 can show you the local IP of your Wi-Fi or mobile data connection, in addition to a host of other details.
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Can I set custom DNS servers on Windows Phone 8?

The following worked for me: Go to Settings -> WiFi Enable proxy For the server/URL, enter your preferred DNS setting For the port, enter your port number if known or 80 which is default
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Sim card locked

I had a sim lock after an update to 8.0.10532.166 with my Nokia Lumia 620. I could not shut the phone down nor unlock it. After 15 minutes I deceided to take out the battery. After that the phone ...
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