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Camera on Lumia 535

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 ...
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How to send an app to a friend?

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 ...
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What Does "Update Apps Automatically" Mean?

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 ...
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When will we have SnapChat and KIK apps in windows phone store ?

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 ...
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Is it possible to manually install apps from Store in devices with no SD slot?

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 (....
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Details on applications permissions

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. ...
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I am unable to open the store on my Lumia 525 to download apps

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 ...
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how to know number of installs for an app on windows store

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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What will happen to my purchased apps after resetting my phone?

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 ...
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How can I install apps that is not available for my device?

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 ...
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Can I download, re-sign, and distribute a Windows Store app across an organisation?

You can create an application in Windows Intune pointing to the actual app in the store, and deploy that to your devices: In the Configuration Manager console, click Software Library. In the Software ...
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Does Windows Phone App Store give a way to contact developer?

The only way to contact a developer is by giving a review (which, by the way, is not necessarily a bad option), or if the app has an option to contact the developer.
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I can not install apps from the SD card

There are many reasons: The developer of this app does not allow to install (or access) to SD Card. Your SD card has error, try to reset it and install the app again. If this app is developed by you ...
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How to buy Windows Phone app for child account

I think the best option would be to buy him a Microsoft Store Gift Card (you can get those anywhere between $10 and $100 for example at amazon) that he can redeem on his account. Then there's no need ...
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Download Apps or Games through PC

Assuming you mean the Windows Phone Store (which, at least for now, is separate from the Windows Store), the answer is yes, it is possible. Just go to http://www.windowsphone.com/store and log in with ...
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What if some app change its requirements after I already downloaded it?

If an app on Windows Phone 8.1 requires an update which requires new permissions (eg. access to contacts), that app will not be updated automatically. The user will have to open the Windows Store ...
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Store says I don't have enough space, but I do

Packages are first downloaded, and then unpacked/installed, and it is that download size that is shown in the store. Because it has to download it and then install, you typically need at least twice ...
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Error code 805a0194 when submitting an app review

Solution Change the region of your phone to the region you used when you downloaded the app. When the regions are the same you'll be able to review the app. Cause This error occurs when the app you ...
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How to add an app in Windows Phone Store to my wish list?

Currently there is no "Favorites" feature in the Windows Store. I probably would use the "Share" button so save the app link to a OneNote page or a similar app. You can also add large apps to the ...
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WP8.1 App Version Changed on Store

I believe that is the default store behaviour. It creates an app version according to the current date and certain other parameters. But if you install the app and see the appversion then it would be ...
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how to solve code error 800704CF

The error 800704CF generally occurs when the server is not in sync with your device. This can occur due to improper network connectivity or improper date and time. Some common solutions are : Set ...
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Is it possible to know the last update date of an App?

Unfortunately Windows store does not support this feature in Windows 10. It is one of the top requested feature by the users. I suggest you to give feedback through the built-in feedback app. As a ...
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"Can't sign in" & "Please try again. If the problem continues, you might need to restart your phone" error when downloading new apps from store

So I tried to download an app today and it worked. I don't know what exactly fixed it, so if anyone else runs into this problem do everything I listed in the OP. And make sure to wait a couple days, ...
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Lumia camera beta and lumia camera classic

These apps are still available and is supported in Windows 10 mobile. But they are supported only for certain mobile models it seems. Unfortunatly Lumia 520 is not on the list. Here are some details : ...
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Copy a discontinued app from one phone to another

Unfortunately this is not possible. Even if you had the appx / xap file, the store would need to validate the app, which it can't since the app has been pulled. I guess the only way would be to ask ...
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How to install non-Store apps?

Follow these steps: Go to "All settings" scroll down to "Update & security" "For developers" you will find tree options: 'Windows Store apps' - 'Sideload apps' - 'Developer mode' Choose the one ...
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Store search language?

One solution is to visit the U.S. Store via a browser. Another way is to download a third-party Store browser like WPstore.
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An App has disappeared from my phone, but the store says I have it, so I can't get it back

Please try these steps: Go to Windows Phone Store. Sign in with your Microsoft account that is linked to your Windows Phone Hover over your phone panel and go to Purchase History. Here you have ...
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How to start developing WP8 apps for free?

There are a few ways to get a free developer account for the Windows (Phone) Store: Apply for a "Free Dev Center account for unregistered developers" trough the Dev Center Benefits Program Sign up ...
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What is the difference between Windows Store app, W. Phone app and W. Phone Silverlight app

So there is the "Windows Phone Store" containing "Windows Phone Apps" and the "Windows Store" containing "Windows (8.1) Apps" for tablets, notebooks etc. The term Windows Phone Silverlight App only ...
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