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Save app files

Is there a way to store app files on SD card or PC? I am going to hard reset and some apps I use are no longer available in the Store, so I want to sideload them after the hard...

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5 min ago
General Microsoft News and Discussion

So what made you pick a windows phone in the first place?

Hi guys/girls just wondering why you decided to have a windows phone rather then an android or an iPhone? We all have a reason and here's mine. When my iPhone died I couldn't...

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8 min ago
Nokia Lumia 730 & 735

New Fonts in office (Serif Font please!)

I would like to know if there is a way (any ! ) to change fonts in Windows Office , i have a Lumia 735. I am visually impaired and as many people know , the visually impaired do...

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9 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1020

My 1020 wont connect to my surface

Hi. I am trying to transfer my pictures onto my surface pro 2 from my nokia lumia 1020. Of course I get nothing when I connect it. Im using the windows phone desktop app and it...

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10 min ago
Nokia Lumia 830

Sideloaded Lumia camera 5.0

I don't know if this has been discussed or not, but I side loaded Lumia camera 5.0 to my 830. Basically, I went to the store via the internet, and downloaded it to my phones SD...

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14 min ago
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Antivirus

Best antivirus for my Aspire Switch 10 for free?

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14 min ago
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500 px app

How to save a pics from 500px app???

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15 min ago
General Microsoft News and Discussion

What WP needs to succeed

This is the place for comparisons between WP and Android/iOS, where people can mention the features they think WP must adopt from other OSes for WP to succeed. Warning: if you...

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15 min ago
The Photography Lounge

Came to Windows Phone because of the camera, but agree with this

To beat the iPhone, you have to beat the iPhone?s camera | The Verge Would love to know how L930 Denim compares.. any ideas?

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18 min ago
Windows 8

Why does the store do this to me? Also, what happened to myTube!? (Two part question)

94981 So I'm using this nearly 7 year old Acer 2920z laptop (not even kidding), and using youtube on IE and Firefox is an absolute headache (oh, the laaagg!). I try to use...

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18 min ago
Windows 10

I want to be, but I'm not convinced - Universal Apps

I want to be, but I'm not convinced that developers are going to develop universal apps. Facebook, SnapChat, banking apps, etc - the apps that form part of the 'app gap' - surely...

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27 min ago
Nokia Lumia 830

New 830

Hello everyone! I'll be receiving my international 830 today running on T-Mobile... What are some great must have apps? Thanks Posted via the Windows Central App for Android

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28 min ago
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what is a service light?

I was checking out the specs and in the notification header I saw service light. What is it?

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30 min ago
Nokia Lumia 625

Cant log into my lumia 625

When I start my Lumia 625 I get the lock screen with a black background, the wrong date and time and a message saying try again in 362574 minutes. It has a button for emergency...

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32 min ago
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Age of empires telling installed but not showing in app list

I downloaded age of empires it downloaded and stuck on installing and my battery ended and my phone switched off. Now it has taken 400MB of space and shows installed in store but...

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33 min ago
Photo Contests

Weekly photo contest: Cold

94998 After a brief hiatus, the Windows Central weekly photo contests are back! Now we've had the holidays, CES and the Windows 10 event come and go, it's time to return to...

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why i can't view my pictures..cant get media content to pull up

when i hit view media link it does nothing ...

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39 min ago
Nokia Lumia 830

Flashing European firmware on Canadian 830 to get denim

Is there any way to do this using Nokia software recovery tool? I remember i used this method with 920.

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42 min ago
Windows 10

About 10 on the phones

I saw a brief screenshot somewhere, and it looked to me like the tiles on 10 on the phone are identical to the tiles on the PC from 8. It didn't even look like the tiles are color...

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43 min ago
Nokia Lumia 930

What do you use to snap instagram pictures

Well, it happened a few times that I snap a really cool pic and when sharing on Instagram, it can't fit. So It gets cropped. So what app do you use to put a whole pic on IG ?

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45 min ago
Windows 10

Should Microsoft include a "Disable Desktop" option?

Specifically for tablets but as a standard feature in Windows. I mainly ask because of the videos showing Windows 10 on a small tablet. Basically just a mini desktop, which will...

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53 min ago
Windows 10 Technical Preview

svchost, msnbot sending data

94990 msnbot-65-55-108-90.search.msn.com, is uploading data about 20KBps, highest is 50KBps, since my line here upload limit is at near 50KBps What is this anyway? can disable...

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54 min ago
Cortana

When will Cortana come to Germany?

When will Cortana come to Germany? My phone is set to English but Cartana claims she doesn't speak my language. I assume because my location is Germany.

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57 min ago
Windows Phone Apps

Voice recording app?

Can anyone recommend a voice recording app that will 1) Run under the lock screen 2) Record more than 5 min of audio??? I've tried a few and they all seem to have these...

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57 min ago
PC Gaming

What the future holds for PC gaming and Windows 10

So there has been more and more talk about PC Gaming and Windows 10 recently see article below. And some evidence of what Microsoft might do such as Windows 10 running across all...

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58 min ago
Windows Phone Apps

WhatsApp tile grayed out

Hi guys.. My WhatsApp tile has suddenly become greater out and clicking on the aap from the list does nothing.. Anybody else facing this?

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1 hour ago
Windows 10

All oses look the same now

So after panoramas and typography is gone, Microsoft obviously want its OS to appeal to Android and iOS devs nad except the start screen with BIG ICONS (still called tiles), that...

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1 hour ago
Lumia 535

Lumia 535 Update didn't really solve L535 touch problem. Will there be anoher Update?

Hi everyone! Lumia 535's Capacitive Multipoint-Touch problem (the stuttering, lag and multi touch of few fingers) is not actually solved with the released update which is the OS...

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1 hour ago
Windows 10

Win10 finally allow network share access from phone?

Wouldn't it be nice if Win10 for phones had native capability to browse network file shares? That alone would sell the phone to a lot of companies. For all its advantages, a lot...

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1 hour ago
Nokia Lumia 730 & 735

I have the new Lumia 730! Any questions, just ask!

I GOT MY NEW LUMIA 730 FROM THE NOKIA PRIORITY STORE IN INDIA!!!! ANY QUESTIONS SPECIFICALLY FOR INDIANS, PLS DO ASK!!!! Before I get spammed for battery life, Ans:- ITS...

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1 hour ago
Lumia 535

How do I change from E to 3G on Lumia 535?

how to make the network 3g it shows E only and the net is very slow please help

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1 hour ago
Windows Phone 8.1

Banks giving up support for Windows Phone. The plane has hit the mountain

First Chase, now BofA. Wouldn't be surprised to see more. This may be in preparation for Windows 10 universal apps, but why quit supporting in March when W10 comes out in...

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1 hour ago
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Cortana and the daily routine

Cortana hasn't shown anything under daily routine for weeks now. I usually have location off, but it didn't used to be an issue when I turned it on and off. A couple months ago I...

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1 hour ago
Nokia Lumia 822

Today's updates didn't fix camera bug

Six months ago I updated my Lumia 822 to Developer Preview 8.1. Since that sad day my camera hasn't worked. Any app that even attempts to use the camera instantly crashes. I was...

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1 hour ago
Nokia Lumia Icon

Official 8.1/Denim for the Icon?

Come on, you know that's what we're waiting for now! This is what we heard about Lumia Denim update roll-out. | NPU Lumia Denim may start rolling out in phases to Lumia...

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1 hour ago
Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Grip for the SP3 surface pen?

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1 hour ago
App Spotlight

[APP] FourWalled

FourWalled is a Windows Phone client for 4walled.com. 4walled.com is a website which catalogues wallpapers from imageboards such as 4chan, 7chan etc. The app lets you browse, save...

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1 hour ago
Windows 10 Technical Preview

Win 10 in Tablet mode is horrible

Ugg this is so disappointing Why have a Desktop AND Tablet mode when Tablet mode is pretty much throwing out anything good about Win 8.1 for tablets and sticking the taskbar at...

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1 hour ago
Nokia Lumia 830

Full Denim is being released for the 830

Hello, Today I changed the ROM of my Lumia 830 (RM-984) and found that it already had the full version of Lumia Denim You can notice in the following screenshots that OS...

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1 hour ago
XBOX ONE

External Hard Drive

So I'm down to 23gb of space on my Xbox One from the original 500gb(more like 400gb). Does anybody know where I can get the best value for a 1TB+ external hard drive compatible...

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2 hours ago
Nokia Lumia Icon

Lumia Denim on Lumia Icon

In Extras + Info, indicates that Demin is installed.But it is false.

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2 hours ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

Q1 2015 and Denim for 1520 is still not out (except for Finland) . I'm dying here :')

Just frustrating , and those videos of how fast the camera is are making me just more excited , guys let's complain here :p

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2 hours ago
Lumia 1030

Lumia 1030 Rumoured Specs!!

Lumia 1030 Rumoured specification has been Leaked on Web i.e GSMarena, 50mp Carl ziess Pureview camera, 1080p Puremotion HD+ Display 2 GB RAM 32 GB ...... etc... What do you...

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2 hours ago
Windows 10 Technical Preview

Start Screen option removed WHY ?

I installed the tech preview of Windows 10 in a hyper-v VM last night. (and unfortunately that's probably as far as it will ever get). To my shock (not surprise, as it is...

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2 hours ago
Nokia Lumia 930

Happy with Lumia again

I needed a new phone a few months ago and went with the Lumia 830. It had most of what I had on my old 920 and I liked the green color and it was available on AT&T. The phone is...

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2 hours ago
Windows 10

Hamburger menu!!

The metro UI is fading!! The easy navigation is going!

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2 hours ago
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