14

You can use the life time counter to see how long the phone has been active. You can access it by dialling ##634#.


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From the same Settings page where you can enable Narrator: To turn Narrator off, press and hold the Volume Up button, then press the Start button. For more information, see Using Narrator on your phone.


9

Windows Phone 8 currently has no app to move all of your music, photos and video from the internal storage to SD memory card - you must do this manually. Move the files to your PC Connect your Windows Phone 8 device to your PC with a USB cable. Open Windows Explorer, your device should show up (eg. Nokia Lumia 820). When you browse the device you'll see ...


8

On the 920, when you press the volume rocker, you get on the top bar -- the volume setting (like 20 / 30) and a setting that says ring + vibrate ... touch the ring + vibrate portion and it will switch to vibrate only and no affect the volume ... Doing the same -- hit the volume rocker, and then the vibrate area, and it will switch to ring + vibrate ... ...


8

If you go to Settings -> Battery Saver -> and turn Battery Saver on the buttons will turn off. We need to be sure you are in the conserve mode by going to "advanced" and select "always (not recommended)". The problem is that you phone will not automatically sync with this option in place (you can see a litle heart in the battery icon). But you can sync ...


8

settings > ringtones+sounds > manage app sounds at the bottom. I think you should see appropriate app sound to change. Note this only works in Windows Phone 8.1,


8

This feature is available since WP 8.0 Black update, under Settings → Touch.


7

Your phone will get the date and time from your carriers network. Where your carrier gets their time from is another story. They may have their own time server or use a public server such as the ones listed on http://tf.nist.gov/tf-cgi/servers.cgi To improve the accuracy you can search Google for the current time or use an application like Internet Time, ...


7

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 phone After the restart, tapping the Search button will bring up the old Bing Search interface. Note: you can always re-activate Cortana by running the Cortana ...


7

You can't. For the security purposes.


7

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 Developers. If you have a Windows 8 computer, and log in to it with the same Microsoft account you use for your phone, the WiFi profiles can be synced to the ...


7

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 follow instructions. Source: How do I change PIN code on my Lumia phone?


7

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 these links: Personalising your Start screen and theme colour - WindowsPhone.com Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Show More Tiles - WinSupersite.com


6

iOS devices have a separate volume setting for headphones and the built-in speakers. This is being determined from whether you have a 3.5mm AUX cable plugged in or not. Windows Phone 8 does not have anything of the sort, as far as I can tell. I have looked for it as part of my quest for a mute mode. You will potentially have better luck with wireless ...


6

I got the answer from Microsoft directly - there is no way to change the birthdate associated with a store account. Apparently Microsoft can't or won't help you with it either. I had to delete my account, reset my phone, and create a new account!!!


6

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 → date+time and disable the "Set automatically" option. Then set the correct date, time and timezone manually.


6

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 Wireless password, but for that you should know router credentials.


6

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&topic=FA141946 Also, I have searched your question and bellow is the answer: How can I make my Lumia 950 XL screen timeout after "never"? My ...


6

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.


5

With the Windows Phone O.S. 8.1 is possible to disable such kind of notification. Follow this steps: Go to Settings notifications+actions Find the app you want to change the way notifications work Just change the "Notification sound" to "none". Optionally you can disable the banner too in the checkbox you will find just above. You can go wver further and ...


5

The first day of the week setting isn't in Windows Phone 8 anymore (Why, I don't know...). It's on the users' feature suggestions in the WP website, here. It seems that on WP8 the first day is automatically set, depending on the Country/Region set in Language and Region. To know which is the first day of the week on your phone, open the Calendar and choose ...


5

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.


5

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 (so it is possible for 7.x to have an earlier version than 8.0 which in turn can be earlier than 8.1).


5

Try deleting all your current backups and do a new, completely fresh one.


5

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 this issue. In the meantime it is possible to pin some of the settings to the start screen using 3rd party apps or accessing them through the notification center....


5

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.


4

I prefer the Facebook app over the people hub for day to day FB interaction. People hub only notifies you of alerts on your wall or from people you mark as close friends. The Facebook app lets you see your full feed. Also, you can't like an individual comment on the People Hub. Finally, it let's you browse your friends profiles and brings more of the ...


4

When the camera is running, use the cog icon in the app bar to bring up the menu. Scroll about half way through and you should see Resolution with the current option. Tap that and you can change the resolution.


4

I don't believe it is possible to turn them off, because there is a feature suggestion for exactly this at the Windows Phone forum - which really should have been sent to Nokia feedback.


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