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For Windows Phone 8, you can no longer use Zune to sync to your PC. With Windows 8, they've instead provided the Windows Phone app or the Windows Phone 8 app for desktop. Either one will sync music, photos, videos, and ringtones between your phone and your computer. They will also sync with iTunes. Additional information for other O/S versions: To sync ...


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Yes. Here are the steps. Long press any song and tap add to now playing. You can keep doing this till all the songs you need in the playlist are added to the now playing list. When doing this, the songs added to now playing list will be played. Use the volume hardware button to bring up the name of the song being played at the top of the screen, below the ...


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Microsoft removed the option to download apps from the Zune client with the Marketplace changes they implemented yesterday. The reason for this is a security and performance reason stated in the announcement linked below here is the official announcement: http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_phone/b/windowsphone/archive/2012/04/24/two-marketplace-changes-and-...


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Zune desktop software is the only method for syncing files on your Windows Phone 7, but this only syncs photos, music, videos and podcasts. If you're looking to backup data files generated by apps you're out of luck unless they provide a cloud (OneDrive, DropBox) backup option. The Office hub already backs up to your OneDrive.


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When you plug your phone in to your PC, you can copy media across using Windows Media Player; you no longer need to use the Zune application on the desktop. You can also just copy the files across using Windows Explorer as it will show up under "My Computer". On the phone itself, the app is now called "Music+Videos" and is "X-Box green", with a headphones/...


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Great timing: you will not have to do anything, as right about now browsing and buying Windows Phone apps from the Zune software will be closed down. So you will just have to be patient and wait for this functionality to automatically disappear from Zune. Zune will then only be used for music management and updating the firmware of your phone. This change ...


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Currently its not possible without going the reset way, which is why I am tolerating the black background myself. You can request for new features on here. http://windowsphone.uservoice.com/forums/101801-feature-suggestions


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OK, so for the edit: This is dependent on your few things: active/accessible internet connection zune music pass must offer music from this artist in order to have some pictures of it/him/her artist must be accessible for your country (yes again the same problem) - not all artist are accessible in all countries... :( But there may be some other things that ...


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You are in a country that hasn't got XBOX live yet (just like it is the case with Croatia where I live). This means you can't change your ZUNE ID yet. Hopefully with Windows (Phone) 8 this will change


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at the top, there is a collections tab; this represents media on your computer. These map to your libraries in Windows. It is from -here- that you drag and drop to the phone in the bottom left corner, not from windows explorer.


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If you still have access to the data from the old PC you can manually copy over the app data folder for Zune from the old PC to the new PC and Zune should then recognize the phone from its previous sync relationship. I've done this myself when I repaved my old system and wanted to keep song ratings album image data intact. Go to "C:\Users\{account name}\...


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This can happen if the drivers get corrupted - there is a Fix-It app available from Microsoft that will check common causes, and attempt to resolve them for you.


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This might happen when you are on a network where some specific ports are blocked by the router or firewall. (common on public networks) See also this microsoft support site http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952304#method4


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I haven't had this happen to me but it happened on my wife's phone. From what I understand, she downloaded it over the cellular network, and some packets were lost in transit. Best thing to do is just delete the old version and try again. If it keeps happening over the cell data plan, switch to WiFi and see if that solves the problem.


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I have seen this problem happen to some other people, and it looks like the only common thing between all of them is that they were downloading the songs via their 3G connection. Just to make sure there is no data corruption wait until you are connected via WiFi to download them or sync them via Zune.


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The root cause of this issue has to do with the digital certificates the phone and Windows PC share. It can happen when trying to use more than one computer and not setting the sync relationship to guest on one of them. It also can happen when you are changing computers and didn't click "Forget This Phone" in Zune before changing. Like Roland mentioned ...


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Yes!!! On a Windows PC you can access your phone as a mass storage. Complete Steps below. You can refer the article linked here for detailed steps. Connect your Windows phone to PC. Open Registry editor. Navigate to click HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\USB. Press Ctrl+F and search for "ZuneDriver". Make sure USB folder is selected before ...


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Not all artists have artist wallpaper available, so for some artists you may get album art, or a coloured background.


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The last version of WP you can install on your Lumia 610 is Windows Phone 7.8. The exact version is 7.10.8862.144, released the 14th March 2013, as you can see in the WP 7.8 versions history table. Assuming the download doesn't take too long, the update should take 30-40 minutes.


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I noticed that meta-tags on my phone are now syncing automatically as changes are made in Zune. The determining factor seems to be if the device is syncing over WiFi or USB. When plugged in to a USB port the meta-tags will sync.


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Meta-tag by itself will not be synced. You'll have to remove the files from the device, and re-sync. If updating a large number of songs, one method could be to save a playlist of all the songs to Zune. After erasing them from the device, copy them back from the playlist.


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Yes, if you unfavourite a track on the phone, during the next synchronization it'll get removed from the device, device playlist and machine playlist. However, if you don't synchronize, the unfavourited song will remain on the device (and device playlist) till the next sync.


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For the record here's what I found: Steps involved (in my particular case): Moved the SIM over, obviously The new handset invited me to do an email setup (Hotmail). As soon as I'd logged into my existing Hotmail account all my Calendar items and People came straight back (though it seemed as if not all of the profile pics came back - I'm not sure about ...


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