During 2013 the behaviour of Google accounts using ActiveSync/Exchange has changed - some shared and additional calendars disappear.
The GDR2/Amber update for Windows Phone 8 adds support for CardDAV and CalDAV which should fix this issue. To verify it's working...
Go to Settings > Email+Accounts
Tap on your Google account to see its settings
Resetting Office fixed it for me:
On your Windows Phone, Go to Settings, tap Applications, and then tap Office
Tap Reset Office.
OneNote should create the default Personal notebook on Onedrive. It creates the notebook in the Documents folder on Onedrive. Can you see that folder via the browser?
Unfortunately the OneNote app on Windows Phone doesn't allow you to move sections or notebooks around like you can on the Desktop client/Windows 8 app.
If you don't have Windows 8 or a ...
No, there is no way to view your Text Messages (SMS) online.
Windows Phone 8 does backup your text messages (SMS and MMS), if the feature is enabled, but the backup is now viewable - it's safely stored somewhere in the cloud.
If you transfer to a new WP8 device, that information can be restored to the new handset.
Now this has been confirmed on WPCentral article:
(On WP8.1) enabling the ‘Best Quality’ option under ‘backup to OneDrive’, the high resolution images are rightly saved to your OneDrive Camera roll.
According to some comments on Uservoice.com it has been addressed in Windows Phone 8.1. Hi resolution photos are reportedly syncyng out of the box ...
Can you change the settings yourself. If so, you can follow this guide: How to Set Up and Manage Email Sync on Windows Phone 8. In the settings you cannot only set the interval at which the account should be synced (every 30 or 60 minutes for example) but also from which moment on the mail should be retrieved. For example: from the past 3 or 7 days, last ...
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 doesn't provide any way to do this.
The easiest way, if you have a microSD card, is move the app to the SD card using Storage Sense. Then, remove the Hidden ...
Backed up SMSes are displayed in Outlook.com categories, so:
Go to http://outlook.com
Click the cog -> Options -> Manage categories
Tick/check "Show in folder pane" and "Filter" for "Unread" and "Contacts", for example.
Go back to your inbox and click on the categories mentioned above to see relevant SMSes.
The Windows Phone app for desktop is not supported on Windows Server, nor does it sync contact or calendar - only music, pictures and video.
The Zune software only support Windows Phone 7 devices, not Windows Phone 8 (WP8).
Photos, Music & Video
When a WP8 device is connected to a PC, it's possible to view the phones's media using Windows Explorer
Your phone can also upload videos to OneDrive, but it needs WiFi, you cannot do it over a mobile connection.
To enable video upload to OneDrive (if it's not already enabled), do the following:
Open the Photos app
Tap the "..." icon to open the app bar and tap on "settings"
Scroll down to "Auto upload" and tap on OneDrive
Under Videos, select the "Best ...
Google has no love for Windows Phone, and has decided to show this by turning off Exchange ActiveSync support for new devices (last I checked, it still worked for devices that had been set up before the cutoff, though... even though that was around two years ago). Because of this, MS changed the way that they connect to Gmail accounts for WP8.1. The new ...
The Kindle app only supports reading books from your Kindle library on Amazon. You should be able to use the Kindle Personal Documents Service to send it to your Kindle library, and onwards to your phone (or other readers)
You can try steps 2 - 3 - 4 from the following link: http://support.sprint.com/support/article/Troubleshoot-issues-related-to-email-on-your-HTC-One-M8/WTroubleshootingGuide_542_GKB67171-dvc8080007prd
Let me know if this helps.
Verify that the email address and password are correct.
On your HTC One M8 web browser, navigate to your email ...
There are multiple ways to sync music between your computer and your phone running Windows 8.1 or 10.
Sync with OneDrive
If you are logged in with the same MS account both into your PC and phone, you can simply drag & drop files into your OneDrive Music folder. All of your files will be available in Groove. (By default it will stream the music, but ...
As of today I could not get any of the posted solutions to work, it might have to do with the fact that I've got a Google apps account.
The procedure that worked for me was simply to go through the iPhone guide provided by google, and end up at https://www.google.com/calendar/syncselect and choose the calendars I wanted to sync!
Here it is possible to ...
There isn't a way to do this automatically.
Music in the Music+Videos hub is synced with your Xbox Music Collection (not a specific folder in OneDrive.) However, the Music+Video isn't very good at detecting changes.
I've been using the Xbox Music beta app for the past couple of weeks, and while it is a little slower, it is better at syncing your ...
You can use other ways to manage your data on you Phone.
Via the Windows Phone Desktop App.
You can download it here:
Via Windows Media Player (Only music)
Via explorer (Go to 'This PC', your Windows Phone shows up there)
I fixed the issue.
The issue was from the pictures associated with the contacts at Google so I removed all of the pictures then the sync worked perfect.
The pictures may be too large for Windows Phone to handle.
Well your backup should include things like your Homescreen layout, accent color and also some of your app data, if you have backup to the cloud enabled. However, this depends on how whether the developer intended for the data to be backuped. My email accounts were restored as well, I just had to enter my passwords, as are my Wifi connections.
The facebook ...
On my Lumia 920 running Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers, the option to sync Gmail emails "as items arrive" is definitely available:
When I enabled that option (normally it's set to manual sync as I don't really use Gmail) and sent myself a couple of test emails, they showed up almost immediately in the notification centre as well as on the live ...
I found a post on setting up hotmail for the iphone oddly enough, that helped me.
according to the post the proper server name is m.hotmail.com
If you set your new phone with the same id as the primary id from your previous phone, then during setup you'll get the chance to restore data from your last backup, as well as things like your start screen layout, and installed apps.
The only way to change the primary id is to perform a hard reset which will lose all the data that you've accumulated since ...
The contact list should automatically be updated in every OS version. If this doesn't happen check that:
You have internet connection on all devices and have updated the contacts list or gave enough time for the sync to happen
You try from the same OS version. Although this shouldn't matter, I have had cases where the win 10 PC app didn't update the win 8.1 ...
The default sync speed is "based on my usage", which can leave it a long while before it syncs back. I'd suggest changing the pc to synchronise "as items arrive" (assuming on power, with non metered internet connection); the phone we'll them notice the change a lot quicker...
Use an USB cable. Put in it your Mac and normally it'll work.
If You want to sync files, I should consider using OneDrive on your Phone and Go to http://onedrive.com/ on your Mac. If You want To do It completly Go to http://m.windowscentral.com/windows-phone-sync-app-mac-os-x-updated-support-windows-phone-81 and download the app.
I did the following and it worked.
Enable 2 step verification in yahoo account.
Generate app specific password and in the list of apps select "Other" and clicked on generate.
Enter the 12 digit code in place of password.
Now it will login successfully.
AFAIK the only way to prevent this would be to, when you are adding a new contact, choose to save it to an account other than your MS account. (e.g. Your service provider may allow you to save contacts)
Go to Calendar → Settings and uncheck the calendar that you don't want to show.
This is because some of your FB friends use Hotmail accounts for their FB, so you can unckeck the Birthday Calendar under the Hotmail selection.
For more info click here.