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How to find the password of a WiFi network?

Note: The below instructions apply to Windows Phone 8.1. If your phone has not already received this update from your carrier or OEM, you may want to consider signing up for and installing Preview for ...
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How to remove Cortana from search button in Windows Phone 8.1?

You can disable Cortana with the following steps... Go to Settings Swipe across to Applications and tap on Cortana so see its settings Toggle the switch to Off, you'll be prompted to restart your ...
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How to find the password of a WiFi network?

You can't. For the security purposes.
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How do I change my SIM pin?

I found my answer on the Microsoft help page. For some reason they put this functionality in the Settings of the Phone app: Go to the Phone app, tap ... and select Settings. tap change SIM pin and ...
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How to make homescreen have more tiles

It's very simple, just go to Settings → Start + theme and enable the "Show more tiles" option. This enables two extra small tiles or one extra medium tile per row. For more information, see ...
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Date+Time reset themselves to an incorrect value on reboot

If you have automatic update of date and time enabled, it could be that your phone is getting incorrect info from your mobile operator. To disable automatic update of date and time, go to Settings &...
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How to find the password of a WiFi network?

Privacy concerns. These settings are controlled by OS and not exposed to apps. So, there is no other way to get to it. Only one way i can suggest is, login to the router config page and check its ...
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How can I keep the screen always awake?

Well, as I said I would use double tap to turn on the phone, I currently use it on L930 and I had used it before on a Lumia 925 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/mobile/support/faq/?action=singleTopic&...
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How to change font style all over the device in windows 10 mobile?

No, there is no official way to change the default font for the OS. You'll need registry access to do that which requires an interop unlock as the article you've linked to states.
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Resolving problems with backup?

Try deleting all your current backups and do a new, completely fresh one.
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Remove Date and Time from lock-screen

It is not possible in the current Developer Preview of Windows Phone 8.1. The public release of Windows Phone 8.1 will feature lock screen theming apps, and these apps may contain that feature.
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How can I switch back to a previous version of an app after updating it?

It is not supported to roll back an app to a previous version via the store at this time. App developers can only ever have a single published version of an app, for any given version of the phone (...
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How to search for keywords in Settings?

Unfortunately it is currently not possible to search for settings. Microsoft knows this list is getting out of hand and Joe Belfiore has hinted that the next version of Windows phone will deal with ...
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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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How to make tiles transparent?

Use an app like Transparency Tiles, it can make almost all your tiles transparent (with some exceptions), and works with both Windows Phone 8.0 and 8.1.
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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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Disable the "cell connection" on the fly (use as PDA mostly)

Yes, it is possible on all Windows Phone. Just turn on the airplane mode. Airplane mode is a setting on your phone that lets you turn off the cellular connection, Wi-Fi, FM radio, Bluetooth, and ...
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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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How to hide SIM number indicator on phone and SMS live tiles

In was actually able to solve this on my own. Here are the steps to remove the SIM number indicator. Tap on the phone live tile Tap on the "..." in the bottom right hand corner Tap on the "link tiles"...
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how to rename google mail accounts

Go to Settings -> Email + accounts -> Click on the Google Account and you'll find a text box allowing you to change the account name for the email account.
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Kindle App on Windows Phone 8.1

Alternatively, with mild hacks, you can gain access to the Isolated Storage of the Kindle app and just copy the file there. The app is perfectly capable of opening books copied to its storage, it just ...
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Remove emoji button from keyboard

This is not a user configurable setting, and currently there does not exist any way to swap the supplied keyboard for an alternate (which from a security point of view, is a good thing)
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How to remove Cortana from search button in Windows Phone 8.1?

If you want to switch faster between Cortana and Bing Search, just add "Location Services" to the Action Center (Settings > Notifications + actions). Then, you can toggle location services to enable ...
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Eliminating the Speech Sound

You can mute all app sounds, that should also cover the speech recognition sounds. Do the following: Press either of the volume keys Tap the chevron to expand the volume bar Drag the "Media + Apps" ...
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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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How can I set access permission for Apps?

So far no settings, but there might be a App Permissions setting in Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. Update: Windows 10 Mobile has this feature.
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How to disable alerts/notification for operator confirmation on sms

for this go to -->notification center then --> messaging and --> remove the tick from show banner alerts
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Custom tone for new text messages etc

This is finally possible (see UserVoice update here). Just add your audio file (<30k) to the Ringtones folder on your device. It should now show up under the Custom section when selecting your new ...
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How to have different name for person in mail and phone?

I guess the easiest solution would be to have two separate contacts, one with you wifes maiden name and her e-mail address and one with her "nickname" and her phone number. You could try linking those ...
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Shortcut to connection speed setting

No, it's not possible to create a shortcut to that screen (at this time). The Mobile+SIM screen was updated in Windows Phone 8.1 to accommodate dual-sim phones. The details for each SIM now have ...
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