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Windows 10 Mobile

This is scary for w10m consumers

https://www.thurrott.com/mobile/windows-phone/81484/microsoft-discusses-limited-future-windows-10-mobile

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Where can I buy a lumia 930?

i want to own a lumia ion or 930

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Microsoft Lumia 950 over heat issue

Three days back i purchased a lumia 950 and faced lot of over heating issue and some times it doesn't respond . Yesterday I gave it for service center . Lost hope from Microsoft...

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Microsoft Lumia 950

Speed comparison L640 vs. L950

Hi, I know it may sounds a bit silly, but I have a questions to those who had a chance to own both of above! I'm using L640 LTE and thinking about switching to L950. In general my...

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Nokia Lumia 520

My Lumia 520 is not getting .189 update, WHY?

i changed the registration of it to lumia 830, so i got anniversary update since microsoft left of lumia 520 from getting win 10 update. and now im stuck with .67 update. and i...

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Why do i have two program folders? (not x86) (windows 10)

For some reason i have two "normal" program folders, and they seem to contain the same things... I thought one was a shortcut, but it doesn't say that it is :I And it's not the...

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whats new in people hub

just upgraded my 640 xl and people hub was showing social networking updates. as a few hours passed it starting saying no news to share right now. tried reinstalling facebook and...

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My visual and audible messaging notifications do not work. Is there a software fix?

The messaging notifications do not work on my 950XL. This is the second time this has happened the first time I did a factory reset. This is a generally annoying task as you need...

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Windows 10 Mobile

Very frustrated about outlook people contacts

It's the second time since this has happened to me (all me contact images just disappeared from the people app) to make sure it wasn't the phone giving trouble, i did a reboot......

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Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview

Windows 10 Mobile build 14936 Discussion (Redstone 2; Fast Ring)

Windows 10 build 14936 for PC and mobile rolling out for fast ring Insiders | Windows Central What's fixed for Mobile We fixed the issue causing the pin pad to not be visible...

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Vinci app a disappointment

After reading this review of the vinci app: http://www.windowscentral.com/vinci-windows-10-mobile-app-review I thought I would try it out. I downloaded it over wifi and then went...

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I set a password and it's not working

I bought a Dell, set it up, put in and reentered the password and it's telling me it's wrong. I obviously typed it in wrong but have tried 100 different combos of what it could be...

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Earphones not working after update to windows 10 on Lumia 735 !

I have been using nokia earphones since last year. I upgraded my Nokia Lumia 735 to windows 10. Now the earphones are not even recognized. If I play music, it goes on with...

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After Windows 10 anniversary update my network no longer works,

Wi-Fi is fine but my networked computers - my PC and my laptop no longer talk to each other. I keep being told that a network cable is unplugged when I run the troubleshooter but...

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why doesn't my search engine work on my windows 10

it worked when I installed windows 10 but I haven't used it In a while, say some 3 to four months. thank you

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I am locked out of my PC

My PIN does not work . I have not reset it

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why lumia 640 not update 3g to 4g

Lumia 635 or other phone are getting update for 4g but lumia 640xl not in list of update to get 4g why?

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After windows 10 update I have an auto update taking forever

installed windows 10 months ago ...yesterday an Auto Update took over and its been stuck for over 16 hours ....i have tried a hard Start ...no luck right back to were it was...

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Why is Windows Device Recovery Tool not Installing?

Setup Failed 0x80072efd - Unspecified Error! this is showing while installing the tool, WDRT 3.10.24401 how to fix this, really need help

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Should Microsoft out source QUALITY CONTROL?

My experience with Windows 10 anniversary update, it has left 3 of my 5 machines unusable. If they out sourced QUALITY CONTROL at least they would be able hold someone...

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Wireless headphones connection problems

Ok so I bough a of Sony wireless sans fil (wireless headphone) I didn't have any problem connecting or anything like that but what I did do was accidentally was click "REMOVE...

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Why, on Windows 10, am I constantly losing my internet connection?

Since I got this new Windows 10 laptop (and my son has the same issue w/ his Windows 10 laptop as well) we cannot maintain an internet connection for more than maybe 5-10 minutes...

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My 2520 shuts off when installed in the power keyboard. Will NOT turn on when in the keyboard

Looking at the connector on the power keyboard it appears that one of the pins is either pushed down or broken off.

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How do I set a system restore point in windows10?

I want to set up a regular system restore point on my desktop

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Xiaomi Mi 4

Xiaomi Mi4 LTE: my Windows 10 experience

First of all, I wish to thank Microsoft and Xiaomi for this very original project! Installing Windows 10 on an Android phone is a great opportunity for the ones who are in love...

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why is my lumia 730 not charging?

I connect my phone using usb with laptop it first connected then when I tried it again my laptop was unable to detect my phone . After some time I tried to connect with my ...

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Windows 10 Mobile

Instagram Devs are way better than FB devs

What do you think about this guys? Instagram developers are way more active on updating and bringing stability to their app whereas Facebook developers haven't put attention on...

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how to show menu bar in Microsoft Edge Browser

I need access the menu bar for editing and printing

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Custom text alert sounds dissappearing

I loaded some custom sounds to my phone (into the ringtones folder) and edited some contacts and assigned those tones to contacts as text alert sounds. A few days later the...

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Microsoft Lumia 950

Can't update from new

My wife's 950 arrived earlier this week, but with shift work and the wife about, I haven't had too much time to work with it, out of the box it works well, but I am stuck on...

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General Windows Phone Discussion Lounge

How does WP stack up against iOS and Android as an OS (so apart from the app gap)

this post is based on a post I made in another broader discussion on the future of WP that also covers things like apps and market share] We have many threads debating why...

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Microsoft Lumia 950

Power button needs to be pressed multiple times to turn on 950's display

After having a fairly decent experience getting myself up and running on a 950 Dual SIM coming from a 920, I made the decision to upgrade my wife's dying 920 to a 950. She has...

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Does AMOLED screen really turn off pixels when the colour is black?

Does AMOLED screen really turn off pixels when the colour is black?

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Can't "Get" apps from Apps Store after Anniversary Update

New to this forum: I have been unsuccessfully trying to resolve this issue through other forums. I am unable to "Get" new apps since Anniversary Update. Lumie 640 LTE, Windows...

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Windows 10

Share your Windows 10 Start / Wallpaper

This is the place to share your favourite Windows 10 Start Layouts / Wallpapers, ninjacat etc. all welcome! Show us what you've got. Guidelines: Off-topic Posts will be...

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How do I fix my microsoft account?

I am having no particular problem that I know of but I keep receiving in my windows 10 a message saying "You need to fix your Microsoft Account". What do I do? I didn't even know...

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Recent update makes several aspects of windows inoperable

Cannot open Start menu, notification menu, or most programs. I also cannot run command prompt as an admin because the user account control window does not open properly.

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How do I import Chrome bookmarks into Edge

Yeah, I went on line and asked. Go to the three dots upper right, then Settings, and there is suppose to be a button under "Choosing a Theme" for "Show the Favorite bar" and...

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Microsoft Lumia 950

Camera cant focus after OTA update

I did the OTA update for my ATT 950 and now my camera is useless taking pictures for anything more then 3 feet away. It was working great until this update came out. How can I go...

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After update pasword incorrect

My laptop just updated itself and after a long time the update completed ok but I cannot get past the log in screen. It will not accept the passcode I was using to unlock the...

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how to make my audios louder

How can I make my audios, especially when playing music or music videos to sound louder?

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My nokia lumia 630 after update keep-on rebooting not displaying anything after showing windows logo

When my update was done its reboot automatically nd now it is keep on rebooting i was updating sodtware form cyan to denim.....pls help..!!!

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My lumia 535 stucks on lockscreen!!!!

My lumia 535 sometimes stuck on lockscreen so I can't unlock the screen.... Then I did a soft reset & my phone back on track!!!!!!!! But this problem took place twice in last...

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how to show battery level in edge browser

I am using a Toshiba tablet and its important for me to have a battery charge level in view all the times.

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Windows Update fails but no failures are reported in Windows Update History

My Surface Pro (1st generation) is running Windows 10 and I have it set to update Windows automatically. It's been doing that fine. Recently though I noticed that it always offers...

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Windows 10 update

How many data mb does window 10 updates need.

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