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Why is there a 10 megapixel max for images when syncing to OneDrive? Even over WIFI?

UPDATE: 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 ...
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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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Kindle App on Windows Phone 8.1

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 ...
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Add Gmail account in Windows phone

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 ...
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How to sync video from my phone to any cloud service?

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 ...
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Can I View SMS online

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 "...
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My htc m8 has not received exchange email in 9 days

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 ...
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How am I supposed to sync music with my Lumia Phone these days?

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, ...
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Google mail push notifications in WP8.1 - is it supported again?

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 ...
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How do I get other calendars (shared) from my gmail account to sync to my windows phone?

Visit https://www.google.com/calendar/syncselect and select the calendars to sync From: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/how-to/wp8/email-and-calendar/sync-my-calendars
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Phone back from repair, do I have to manually add all accounts?

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 ...
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Alternative to discontinued Facebook Connect

There does not seem to be any way to do it, due to API changes. More information here.
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Windows 10 people contact list won't update

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 ...
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Sync old phone messages for 2 different outlook accounts

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 ...
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Sync issue with outlook on Windows Phone 10

I found a post on setting up hotmail for the iphone oddly enough, that helped me. http://osxdaily.com/2010/08/30/use-hotmail-on-the-iphone/ according to the post the proper server name is m.hotmail....
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Outlook Calendar syncs from Win10 Phone to Win10 desktop but not the other way around

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 ...
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Sync Windows Phone with Mac

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 ...
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Yahoo account info is incorrect- lumia 540

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 ...
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Windows Phone app stopped showing what's on my phone

Have you tried unlocking the phone while connected? Just enter your pin and get to your phone's Start screen and see what happens
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Some Podcasts are not updating

This is usually not a bug in the podcast app but an old feed that might not get updated anymore. Easiest solution is to search for the feed that's not working right and adding it manually.
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Sync issue with outlook on Windows Phone 10

You cannot delete primary account. If outlook account is your primary account on phone then factory reset is the only option for you. As per the Windows service status website, outlook currently has ...
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Alternative to discontinued Facebook Connect

If you have the Facebook app installed and are running Windows Phone 8.1, then Facebook contacts will continue to show on your phone.
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I deleted some photo from my Lumia930 but they still in onedrive

Photo upload for OneDrive is a one-way sync only. If you want to delete images both on your phone and on your OneDrive you'll have to do that manually.
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Can't load original songs from phone to computer

There are multiple methods, I would like you to check each of these once: Firstly, are the songs in the memory card or phone memory? If they are in the memory card, go to the memory_card_drive/Music. ...
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Make Onedrive files offline available on Windows Phone

This feature is not available yet, bit planned (no eta though). http://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/6380014-offline-access-on-windows-phone
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How to stop Lumia phone syncing?

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 ...
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Why Facebook events/birthdays sync as duplicates in calendar?

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 ...
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Transfer music from phone to my OS X

Windows Phone uses MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) for file transfer. I don't know what the state of MTP support in OS X is, but there must be some (even if it's third-party) so I'd start there. If that ...
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Phone detected into Zune but not in my computer

Windows Phone 7 devices will only show up in Zune as they can't be shown as a mass media device (like an USB stick).
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Google Apps Engine domain ID sync

Settings-> email & accounts ->add an account -> advance setup enter you email address < abc@xyz.com > and password Select "Exchange ActiveSync" Domain: xyz.com --- i.e. address after '@' ...
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