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The four apps are: Instagram Viber Pinterest Wells Fargo according to Joe Belfiore. Source


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This is a more general answer and doesn't work on the Lumia 800. But, if you have a device with Windows Phone 8, or higher, and an SD card slot then you can download the .xap file and install it manually. To do so: Find the application you want on http://www.windowsphone.com/ Click the Download and install manually link down the bottom-left of the page. ...


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Where did you try to register your card, through the phone or through the web? I have had clients who had the same problem, but it was through the phone. The solution was to go to billing.microsoft.com. Here is a snippet from the credit card page... About payment method status When you view or add a payment method, Microsoft Online Services immediately ...


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According to this you can't zoom through official camera app on Lumia 535. Unfortunatelly Microsoft Lumia 535 and Lumia 535 Dual SIM phones don’t support zoom in/out when taking pictures with the default camera application. Some of the 3rd party camera apps may support this functionality but the picture quality will suffer when zooming in as the device ...


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The MarketPlace for Windows Mobile 6.x was retired a few years ago. Even if you had a copy of the cab file, it wouldn't work as desired, as the store server has been closed down.


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If you have the app installed on your phone, just find it in the app list, long-press on it and select "share", then choose how you want to share it (email, SMS, Facebook, OneNote and so on). If you don't have the app installed, open Store and find it there. If it's a free app, then tap the "share" button at the bottom. If it's a paid app, then expand the ...


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Yes, you can still use it without a sim; I don't have a microsim for my phone yet but I am still able to sync it via zune and purchase apps through the store.


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You can view your purchase history on the Windows Phone website. Direct link: https://www.windowsphone.com/en-gb/my/purchase-history


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Every country has a different marketplace and the marketplace is not available in all regions. The applications available vary from region to region. The developer decides what regions the application can be downloaded from. This is for practical and legal reasons. For example it may not make sense for a German bus timetable application to be available ...


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Windows checks for updates at scheduled times. If a new update is out but your phone hasn't received the notification yet then when viewing in the Marketplace you will see the Update option


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There is no official dedicated Facebook Messenger app for Windows Phone 7.x; They chose to only support 8.0 (and later). There is an official Facebook app though, which does work on Windows Phone 7.5 and later. If I remember correctly, you can also still use Facebook chat via the built in Facebook integration via your "Me" tile (also in the address book), ...


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WhatsApp has been temporarily pulled from the Store (starting the evening of May 17, 2014). A new, improved version has been published on the store on the 31st of May. Updates: I've read that WhatsApp is still available for WP 7.x devices, but can't confirm this myself. This is not the first time WhatsApp has been temporarily pulled from the store. Rumor ...


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With this set, the store will check for apps "periodically", and download and install updates without requiring user intervention. For me, this I notice this typically just as I pick my phone up first thing in the morning, and the phone signs on to mw WiFi network, as I'll get an entry in the notification centre saying "x apps updated". It might check more ...


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There is a petition for Snapchat which has over 57k signatures. So there's a pressure. Other than that it's impossible to answer your question due to the fact that both companies haven't made an official announcement regarding the matter. Let's hope soon.


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You can change the Region and Language in your phone's settings. You can also view the app store for another region online by going to http://www.windowsphone.com/[LOCALE]/store . For example: United States (EN-US) Store: www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store Russia (RU-RU) Store: www.windowsphone.com/ru-ru/store British (EN-GB) Store: www.windowsphone.com/...


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The purchase you made in Windows Phone Store are not the same as the Windows Store. If you bought an app for Windows Phone 7 and it is available for Windows Phone 8 um don't need to purchase again but with Windows 8 this is not possible. Some games can implement a mechanism where you don't need to buy in both stores but I only saw this once. It is not a ...


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It's only possible to install apps on a Windows Phone via... The Store app on the phone Install apps from the SD card (not an option on the Lumia 920, for example) Deploying apps with the Application Deployment tool (Only works with XAPs build with Visual Studio, not with XAPs from the Windows Phone Store) And thanks to a comment from Max Vernon, we know ...


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Yeh, It is possible with the new Windows Phone 8.1 update. For that, copy the .xap files using Bluetooth or USB to your phone from the PC. Then open Store on the Phone, tap the app bar at the bottom (...), select the "install local apps" option and install the apps shown in the list that you actually stored somewhere on the phone. This is working on my Nokia ...


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It took a while, but Candy Crush Saga is now available in the store for Windows Phone 8, at least.


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Same problem here, I'm guessing the servers are being hammered, III still have about 59apps to go yet. Know how you feel, don't stress, I'm gonna just leave it for now and try later


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Microsoft explains very specifically what each capability allows a developer to do. ID_CAP_APPOINTMENTS Provides access to appointment data. ID_CAP_CONTACTS Provides access to contacts data. ID_CAP_GAMERSERVICES Provides access to Xbox LIVE services. This capability must be disclosed because an app could share data with Xbox. ID_CAP_IDENTITY_DEVICE ...


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The error code 805a8011 occurs due to the following reasons Microsoft account sync problem Lack of sufficient space in your Windows phone Incorrect date and time set in your phone Problem with your Microsoft Live Account Internet problem Fixing the error There are six solutions to fix this error. They are Solution 1: Set correct date and time Go to ...


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Unfortunately, as a consumer of the App, you can't see the number of installations. That information is private to the developer.


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Yes, all the apps you have purchased can be downloaded for free after a hard reset as long as you still sign in with the same Microsoft Account. As for in-app purchases, this depends on the kind of IAP and how the developer has implemented it. If it's a single purchase (like removing ads) you should be able to just re-buy it for free. If it's a consumable (...


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An app may not be available for several resaons. Minimum requirements - Some apps which require API's released in Redstone or Aniversity update will showup in store and cannot be installed on Threshold(General build at the time of question). Missing additional hardware - For example, the app in your screenshot requires bluetooth 4.0. Region restriction - ...


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The application is not available for your region. http://www.windowsphone.com/cs-cz/apps/3a1ec0d0-df40-e011-854c-00237de2db9e


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They didn't publish any list of apps. but I could find 3 of the 4 missing popular iphone apps Instagram Instapaper Flipboard guess they looked at a combination of itunes charts and google's play store charts to make up the top 50


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It can take up to 48h until an app update is availiable to all phones in all markets. You can however search for the app in the store for which you're expecting an update. Sometimes the update can be triggered from there a bit earlier.


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