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The Developer Preview program gives the developer community early access to new Windows Phone updates.
Phones often ship with a SIM lock that ensures they can only be used with a single carrier. Unlocking a phone allows it to be used on different carriers. This tag is not for developer-unlocking (the p…
For questions related to services that use or provide location data (GPS).
For questions related to background tasks (things running in background / when screen is turned off)
For questions about the usage and problems faced in the Microsoft Edge browser.
speech-to-text (voice recognition) or text-to-speech (speech synthesis)
For questions related to the People feature of Windows Phone.
For questions related to the auto correct functionality that is present in Windows phone.
Questions about rooting a phone which gives you access to lower level system functions that you would otherwise not be able to access. Two examples are the filesystem and registry.
For questions related to phone's cellular network.
3G generically refers to a set of standards for mobile phones and mobile telecommunications services. Often used when referring to a 3G mobile data connection.
Questions about the builtin alarms app or alarm functionality of Windows mobile.
for questions about Facebook's instant messaging service. For questions about messaging in general, use the tag [messaging].
Tiles with dynamically changing contents
third-party browsers; i.e., alternatives to Internet Explorer and Edge
a feature on Nokia Lumia smartphones that enables the phone to display the clock, notifications and other data even when asleep.
an always-accessible pull-down menu in Windows Phone 8.1 that enables quick access to commonly used settings as well as notifications from apps and the OS.
a forthcoming firmware update from Nokia for all Lumia devices. It was previously known as 'Bittersweet shimmer' during its development.