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Does any Windows Phone have Pattern Lock feature just like Android?

As of the writing of this, pattern unlock isn't supported on Windows Phone. The only option for protecting your phone is currently a PIN code. Windows Phone 8 - Lock screen FAQ That said, it seems ...
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Update to Windows 10 Mobile

Windows 10 Mobile rolling out started on March 17th 2016. Sadly, the Lumia 525 is not in the list for the upgrade. Hopefully it will be in second phase. Update : May be your Lumia 525 may not recieve ...
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Not able to delete my Outlook account from my Lumia mobile

It is not possible to delete the Microsoft account that was used to set up your phone. You will need to reset your phone and set it up again with another account. Which will lose all your apps, music, ...
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Prevent outward SMS Text Messages

Apps and the OS cannot send SMS without user interaction - the only thing an app can do is compose an SMS for you, but it is up to the user to actually press send. I understand that this was a design ...
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Where to see toast notifications?

If your Lumia is running Windows Phone 8.1, you can swipe down from the top of the display to reveal the notification centre, which contains all toast notifications. Tap on any entry to go to the ...
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Nokia Lumia 525 is not updating to Windows 10

Although Microsoft first planned to upgrade all the Windows Phone 8 devices, they recently stated that only some devices will get the upgrade. Here's the actual list : Source Unfortunately, as you ...
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Why do headphones sound different on Lumias? (Or Windows Phone in general)

Electrical impedance The issue here is the impedance difference between your Lumia 525, and the headphones (MDR-AS200). Lumia 525 jack: 8 Ω speculation, see comments MDR-AS200: 16 Ω Your issue is ...
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WhatsApp audio message file location

Unfortunately it is not possible at this time per the information on the WhatsApp FAQ.
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Update to Windows 10 Mobile

Download the app Upgrade Advisor from here to check if your Lumia is eligible for the Windows 10 update
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Why Lockscreen in my Lumia 525 lags while unlocking?

Finally, I got an answer that I went to lockscreen option under Settings, there I changed all possible things i.e., I chose bing as background abd disabled password also quick status apps are removed, ...
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Getting error 800c0008 while login Microsoft Account after reseting my Lumia 525

I fixed this issue by going to Data Sense settings and turning off the option "Restrict background data usage". After turning it off, Microsoft account and other accounts have been successfully added.
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My Lock screen background image is not displaying while playing music in my Lumia 525?

I am confident that you have Windows Phone 8.0 in your phone. Thus, there is nothing wrong with your phone. Go to settings -> lock screen and turn off Show artists while playing music.
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Where is the Radio feature in my Windows Phone 8.1(Nokia Lumia 525)?

I'm not sure why the Radio option doesn't show up in the Music app (it does on my 920), but try checking the app list for FM Radio, it should show up there.
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Why do WhatsApp is not working properly after upgrading my Lumia 525 to Windows 8.1?

Couple of things to try before you reinstall whatsapp. Check Battery Saver and verify Whatsapp is Allowed to run in background. Restarting the phone once to see if it solves the problem. If not, try ...
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Is it possible to send an installed App to another Windows Phone?

Sharing the store link is the easiest way as you can't transfer an app and app-data through bluetooth, wifi etc. You could make a full device backup on one phone and restore it on another after a ...
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Why do WhatsApp is not working properly after upgrading my Lumia 525 to Windows 8.1?

Try to re-install it.. It worked fine on mine... Delete -> Reboot -> Fresh Install .. Remeber its Windows ;) EDIT (more details): With a delete and a fresh re-install you also delete the settings ...
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Will all my contact details get delete if I reset my Lumia 525?

your contacts are all backed up on cloud by default (I think). to double check, go to pc login to outlook and check you contacts are there....then there shouldn't be any problems when you reset your ...
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Update to Windows 10 Mobile

Its (unofficially) rumoured the Windows 10 Mobile update is going to be released today (March 17). On top of that, the first wave of the update is going to affect a specific set of devices, including ...
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stuck on a useless lumia 525 with windows 10 mobile's buggy insider preview

I had same problem, with Lumia 525, I updated to W 10 insider preview, on Reset i got only 5 - 7 apps, I had to go to Microsoft care and repair it. I think there is no way out except Microsoft Care.
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Update to Windows 10 Mobile

It was rumoured the Windows 10 Mobile update is going to be released for lumia 525 in Second wave release, but phones didn't get update in first wave release won't be running W10M any time soon. ...
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Lumia 525 Headphone not detecting

Try these steps: Remove all the headphones from Gadgets app and insert your headphone again. If problem persists uninstall and reinstall the Gadgets app from the store.
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Lumia 525 Headphone not detecting

There are several solutions : 1. If it is software Problem : Reset your phone (Soft Reset), Hard Reset using Lumia Recovery Tool, 2. If it is Hardware Problem, If you had not visited ...
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WhatsApp audio message file location

Currently it is possible to receive/send audio clips on Whatsapp. If the audio clip is an uploaded file (such as mp3 song) then it will be saved in SDcard/Phone -> Pictures -> Whatsapp. You can also ...
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Delete option in Quick Notes of OneNote in my Lumia 525 is invisible

Don't worry. I have experienced it before, until I found that you just have to wait. Turn your data connection on (in my case, wifi) and wait for a couple of seconds until the app synchronises. Then, ...
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How do I Voice reply to my Incoming Text SMS saying that “Message from this person”?

First, what you are hearing is because of the Speech setting available in the Windows Phone. You can turn on this feature from the Settings>speech. From here you can choose how the speech function ...
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Unable to connect Wifi in Mac from Lumia 525

I faced the same issue, and then I have removed the security WPA2 and just configured it as a open connection and then I was able to connect my Nokia Lumia 1020. Looks like Windows mobile 8.1 is not ...
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