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Lumia 920 vs 650 vs 550

Q: Lumia 920 vs 650 vs 550

Hi,
I have have Lumia 920 currently running Windows 10 Mobile 10.0.10586.545. I'm starting to have hardware issues. So I need to buy a new phone. I was trying to wait for the next phone release by Microsoft (hoping for a surface phone or something...) but won't be able to do that.
There's no carrier with windows phone. Microsoft Store is my only option with unlocked phones. I don't have the money for the 950 for now so what would you suggest? The Lumia 550 or the 650? I'm in Canada so those are my 2 options.
Will any of those 2 better than the 920? I love that phone..... just sad it's not working very well anymore.
Thanks

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A: Lumia 920 vs 650 vs 550

Originally Posted by David Beaudet Hi,
I have have Lumia 920 currently running Windows 10 Mobile 10.0.10586.545. I'm starting to have hardware issues. So I need to buy a new phone. I was trying to wait for the next phone release by Microsoft (hoping for a surface phone or something...) but won't be able to do that.
There's no carrier with windows phone. Microsoft Store is my only option with unlocked phones. I don't have the money for the 950 for now so what would you suggest? The Lumia 550 or the 650? I'm in Canada so those are my 2 options.
Will any of those 2 better than the 920? I love that phone..... just sad it's not working very well anymore.
Thanks If you got money for better, take the best.
650. Real amoled screen instead of LCD, and so on
You can find full specs on GSMArena

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/438034-lumia-920-vs-650-vs-550-a.html
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Is anybody familiar with this?

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A:My Lumia 735 has a broken screen and it's blank. How do I transfer my contacts to my new Lumia 640?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question The screen on my 735 is blank. I have replaced it with a 640, so now how do I transfer my contacts to the 640 from the 735. if you had signed in on the 735 with your email account and kept the contact sync active, the same contacts should sync on the 640 when you sign in with the same account
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A:when the call recording feature is given in lumia update(e.g.lumia 535)?

Welcome to Windows Central! We are a Windows products fan site and not an official Microsoft website so any complaints or ideas you post here will not reach Microsoft.
You have a Lumia 535 so the chances of getting the call recording feature are slim. According to the latest news, only phones that shipped with Windows 10 Mobile preinstalled (so in other words; when you booted up the phone it started with a version of windows 10) will get that feature.
All other phones (those that came with windows 8 or 8.1) will probably not see this feature. It also depends on hardware according to Microsoft.
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I use Rescue Test for WP8.1. But I don't know whether it is available for W10.

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A:Cant Decide between Lumia 650 vs Lumia 640 XL

I have the non xl Lumia 640 and the battery is a beast. If you can do without Zeiss optics I'd give you this 3rd option. Also to my knowledge the 650 cannot capture 1080p video cause of the snapdragon 2** series but I think that the performance deference of the 650 and 640(xl) is not noticeable. Edit: The 650 has an oled screen while the 640xl has ips, judging from my phone if you want a screen visible under the sun the 640 is a no go.

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A:Lumia 830

Originally Posted by tejanaqkilica Hello everyone. So, the wirdest thing happened to me today, I have a Nokia Lumia 830, been an fast insider since day one, rocking solid Windows 10 Mobile. Few hickups here and there, but nothing major. A week ago I reset the phone using WDRT, (It went back to 8.1). I updated the device using Upgrade Advisor, then settled on the Release Ring. So far so good, for an entire week. Yesterday, the Store wasnt working, so I though maybe is something at Microsoft. Today (after a simple reboot) the store got back at working, but then the phone start rebooting randomly and wasnt turning on. At all, just loop at booting, after I performed two times, hard reset, the phone sims to get back at normal, except there is something wierd with the screen, if you lock it, it loks, you hear the sound, but the screen doest turn off, since this model has an LCD panel, you can tell easily that is still turned on, its frustraiting me and its draining the battery like crazy. Does anyone know a workaround this, or what is causing it? I appriciate the time and effort. Thank you in advance. You made the error of using WDRT instead a hard reset, (a hard reset install again last downloaded build) so now you must restart the update procedure. Are you sure you got back Denim instead Cyan?
Sounds like phone its tryin updating all core apps to 10 version but they are stuck in Store, check list and control.
Warining: STORe app itself must be updated first
Then check sync settings, byt default all videos are synced to OneDrive, disable it!.
Last workaround is getting back 8.1, using Upgrade Advisor for getting last official Win10, letting phone sync and updating via wifi for at least 2 days, and checking store list and settings.
After thatm you can join again insiders.
REMEMBER: every phone needs a couple of days for completing updating after an hard reset, especially older phones like yours

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A:What's next after Lumia?

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A:How is Lumia 550?

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Originally Posted by jaydeep prajapati Today me nd my friend updated our lumia 535 in new built 14393.189 .. But my friend get brightness controlling update and i do not get it... Why this happen? Soft reset your phone and check again

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A:Help with Lumia 830

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A:Lumia 950 xl with AU out of the box?

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Hi,
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There's no carrier with windows phone. Microsoft Store is my only option with unlocked phones. I don't have the money for the 950 for now so what would you suggest? The Lumia 550 or the 650? I'm in Canada so those are my 2 options.
Will any of those 2 better than the 920? I love that phone..... just sad it's not working very well anymore.
Thanks

A:Lumia 920 vs 650 vs 550

Originally Posted by David Beaudet Hi,
I have have Lumia 920 currently running Windows 10 Mobile 10.0.10586.545. I'm starting to have hardware issues. So I need to buy a new phone. I was trying to wait for the next phone release by Microsoft (hoping for a surface phone or something...) but won't be able to do that.
There's no carrier with windows phone. Microsoft Store is my only option with unlocked phones. I don't have the money for the 950 for now so what would you suggest? The Lumia 550 or the 650? I'm in Canada so those are my 2 options.
Will any of those 2 better than the 920? I love that phone..... just sad it's not working very well anymore.
Thanks If you got money for better, take the best.
650. Real amoled screen instead of LCD, and so on
You can find full specs on GSMArena

http://forums.windowscentral.com/general-windows-phone-discussion-lounge/438034-lumia-920-vs-650-vs-550-a.html
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A:Headphones for Lumia?

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A:How do i update a Lumia 930 from the U.S.?

Regardless of the region, you should be able to update. It will prompt you when there is an update available. If you want to update to Windows 10 Mobile, download the "Upgrade Advisor" app from the store and run it. Then you should be able to have the update download.

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Having issues with my Lumia 929 after the windows 10 demin update. I suddenly cannot install applications like box, bbm and a bunch of apps which worked prior to that evening. Even a reset hasn't cleared the error. Is this a device compatibility issue??

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I recently bought a Lumia online just like ebay and unfortunately the device was a prototype proto microsoft com under the screen and advertising in Configs - About although It was described as quot Original quot and quot bought in 950 What Prototype Lumia to - do? a a MS Store I wasn't able to return Lumia 950 Prototype - What to do? the device to the seller nor could I get a refund I won't discuss the datails and I knwo I should be more careful but It's done Now I want to return the device to MS as It wasn't meant for sale consumers and I simply do not know how to proceed A few points I'm from Brazil and those new Lumias are not officially supported sold here so contacting my local rep was a no go Tried to contact MS through the web chat but unfortunately when I say I need support for Mobile Devices it redirects me to B X company that handles Lumia technical support now Tried to contact them through Twitter Facebook and no response so far I'm not confortable calling them from overseas as my english is not that good So does anyone know how am I suppose to contact them and return them this prototype which is propriety of MS anyway Thanks in advance

A:Lumia 950 Prototype - What to do?

contact your local official Microsoft store , they will surely help you out with this.

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I have tried removing the battery, hard reset and soft reset. Phone screen stays black without vibration.
I charged it overnight and when i woke up it wouldnt power on.

A:My lumia 435 is not turnning on

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I have tried removing the battery, hard reset and soft reset. Phone screen stays black without vibration.
I charged it overnight and when i woke up it wouldnt power on. Wait, only screen goes black? And can hear any sound? If you can attend/receive any call then it would be your LCD screen problem. Don't worry, your phone need a check up from MS Customer Care. .--------. / A TIP \ If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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i bought lumia 930... dont think am crazy......... but its upon a craze
i got it from online store, so i need to know it is new or refurbished

A:how can i find my lumia is new

Look at the listing and see what it says.

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Thanks.

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I dropped the phone and now the image is all pixelated and unclear. The glass is not damaged, but I suspect the LCD is now damaged.

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I want a new Windows phone. I had a 920 until a Porsche ran over it this spring. I now have a 650. It is slow with Cortana. I want a new phone. The 950 is not new. I do not need or want a phone that I can dock and use as a computer. I do not like Win Phone 10 vs. Win Phone 8.1. I want a phone like my 920 but lighter and with a better camera and with a few new apps.

A:When will MS update the Lumia 950?

1. If you do not want Windows 10 Mobile, you're out of luck. You'll be looking at old hardware.
2. If you want "a few new apps" beyond what you have on that 650 you're also out of luck. Get an iPhone or Android phone.
3. The 950 IS new as far as you're concerned. Unless you want the Elite X3. You may not care for Continuum, so don't use it. The 950 still has a better camera.

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ANY IDEA HOW TO FIX THIS.

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Does anyone else here that has a Lumia 640 have problems with their facebook app? It always crashes, takes forever to load up and the app doesn't even look like the screenshots shown on the store. I am so freakin confused and frustrated....

A:Facebook for Lumia 640

Well yes it does take some time to load. Sometimes I have to turn my phone on and off just to get it to work.
Check this thread for more info: Did Facebook stop updating the FB app for mobile?

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I have nokia lumia 730. I don't know is it a 4g set or not. So plz clarify...

A:does nokia lumia 730 a 4g set ?

Hi, yes the Lumia 730 supports 4G. Nokia Lumia 730 specs
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Before I get to the poll a little history is in order I got my first droid retiring my GS moved to iOS from WinMO few years ago But I think it is the most 920 or ATIV Lumia S regrettable of decisions I made Because despite the fact that I always went for the higher end droid at least of its time e g Desire SGS SGSII Sensation SGSIII to name few I never found a stable solidly performing android phone They all suffered from random crashes reboots sluggishness hang ups and I only install apps - I need nothing more They all have various annoying quirks as well e g SGS ATIV S or Lumia 920 III doesn t want to find any WiFi network at times folders on home screen will randomly open at ATIV S or Lumia 920 their own my older Sensation s screen would stop responding quot in some places quot etc IMHO almost all droids I owned had great hardware but a crappy OS Few months ago I got my hands on Lumia and used it along side my Sensation SGS III for months and my views about WP totally changed It easily outperforms all those multi-core droids with its dated single core SoC being absolutely rock solid and very easy to use UI unlike androids copycat of iOS It is time again to jump ship only thing to decide is should I get ATIV S or Lumia though I m tilting toward the later due to better support upgrade cycle of Nokia compared to Samsung However SuperAMOLED display of ATIV S will be more battery friendly and it also have expansion slot ATIV S comparison Lumia specs Specs of HTC X amp Accord rumored Lumia along side Samsung ATIV S So what you guys would pick nbsp

A:ATIV S or Lumia 920

I'm firmly set on the Lumia 920 right now. I've always had a thing for Nokia handsets, and until Android hit the scene I only ever owned them. Plus, I don't think I'll miss the lack of storage expansion (my SGS3 has 16GB now and I'm only using 1GB of it!), and I think Nokia will be quicker and more supportive with its own apps than Samsung will be.
 

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When I click on people and then the + button, it shows a screen where it says add photo for a brief moment then closes the app.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, I've tried adding the Microsoft account, turning the phone on and off again and had no luck!

A:Why can't I add contacts on Lumia 650?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question When I click on people and then the + button, it shows a screen where it says add photo for a brief moment then closes the app.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, I've tried adding the Microsoft account, turning the phone on and off again and had no luck! 1 - which windows 10 build you got? I own a 650 too
2 - try a soft reset not (hold power 12 secs)
3 - did you make all updates? Go to Store -> hamburger -> downlaods-> check. Contacts app was updated few days ago

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I am using Lumia 730 With windows 10 mobile build 10.0.14393.189 and I did not found snapdeal app in store. I have reset my device and change store mail id, still did not get snapdeal app in store. anybody else is facing same problem.

A:Snapdeal App not available for Lumia 730

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I am using Lumia 730 With windows 10 mobile build 10.0.14393.189 and I did not found snapdeal app in store. I have reset my device and change store mail id, still did not get snapdeal app in store. anybody else is facing same problem. Hi and welcome to windows central forums. :)
Even i own a lumai 730 and the appis indeed missing from store , but if you take a link from the snapdeal website it will redirect you to the store where the app is listed but is "currently not available" Might have been pulled for some reasons.
Here is he screenshot for the same :>

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Hi,
Have a problem with the onedrive app on my Lumia 950.
It tries to open (shows blue screen with cloud icon), can wait up to 20 seconds like that then just closes. No error messages etc.
Build version is 10.0.14393.321
I even joined insider and updated to 10.0.14292.351.
Have done soft and hard resets, same issue!
Help please!

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Find my Phone on the Phone Setting, but failed a number of times , what can i do

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have checked upgrade advisor and says my lumia can upgrade to w10 but am not yet so sure if i have to upgrade...anyone who has upgraded his/her lumia 535 using upgrade advisor please tell me if its safe and how its done or the bugs after

A:Should i upgrade my lumia 535 to w10?

a phone with 1 GB RAM is good for windows 10 ,
I recommend to wait a little bit more until the update is avaliable through settings / phone update although if you want to experience Win 10 i say update ,; Microsoft says that your phone is avaliable for upgrade!!
If you want to see the list of bugs check this link Here are the known issues in Windows 10 Mobile build 10586 | Windows Central
===If you want to update from 8.1 to 10 the first bug about reboot loop is not present in your device!!!

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My 625 keeps freezing even after doing several soft resets.
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A:Why does my Lumia 625 keep freezing?

There are a lot of reasons and a factory reset may cure them. But a slow Sd card Class 4) or a "bad" SD card or not enough storage space can also be a reason and this can not be solved by a factory reset. Also if you allow a lot off apps in the background can be a reason.
Clear IE history and with storage sense temp filed.
So try to find out which one it is and if all this fails a factory reset may help.

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Ok I dumped WP 3 months ago ; I was in the fast ring insider program because the wp10 updates always had issues. My L635 was my daily driver and i had a L810 for backup. So i humor over to iOS. I'm still on this forum because i hoped that MS would get thier act together. Anyway, I think my l810 would perform better with WP10, I am aware that the Lumia 810 was not included for WP10 but wonder if there is a way to get it?? Is it possible?
Thanks, Don

A:WP10 for Lumia 810?

Nope, there is no way. I don't think the registry hack would even work for your phone.

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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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A:my wp lumia 532 charges sometime and sometime not

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question it shows that charger is connected but doesnot gains charge but sometimes it does Defective usb plug or charger. Try with a usb cable just for checking , so you'll know the answer

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A:What is the name of the font used in Lumia 930?

Microsoft uses the Segoe font family, specifically Segoe UI in all desktop OSes since Vista. I _think_ Windows Phone (7-8.1) may have used Segoe WP.

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A Lumia 950 is on the way to my home along with a Mozo case and Sandisk Extreme Pro MicroSD card (transfer rates matter)
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I understand that Microsoft are no longer creating Lumia phones, but instead letting other companys make them, but still supporting Windows 10. This was a reason as to why I bought a Lumia 950 as its a premium phone with high specs and knowing I will soon have a legacy phone that no one will else have :)

A:Lumia 950: Prep

Expect it to be a bit slow and warm at first as everything installs and sets up, and run it through the Windows Updates about 2-3 times. Takes a while to settle as every app gets installed/updated.
Then start enjoying it. Great camera and as you say, a good way to be a little different.

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A:when will 10.1 will launch for lumia

I assume you are talking about the Anniversary Update. It should be available already.

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seen in the list of installed apps. Another one found could compile all the contacts in Excel and email out. But I would like to know about one that can save it in a Micro SD, restore it to the Phone when a need arises and much more, if any. So, please advise
if there is a paid/free App that would do this. Mine is W10 upgraded.Thanks.

Konnan Ramu

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Anyone else going through this?

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I was driving to an appointment, using bluetooth linking my phone and car radio to navigate, when suddenly my car's radio/cd console 'died' and my phone froze. I pulled over, switched off the car, removed the phone battery and it still didn't reset. I had to find my own way to the appointment, but left my phone off and four hours later, when I reinserted the battery, it was unfrozen, but all my settings (date/time) had been changed.
Is this potentially some sort of virus/malware and is it still Window's stance that we don't need antivirus software for a windows phone?
Many thanks!

A:Virus on my Lumia?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I was driving to an appointment, using bluetooth linking my phone and car radio to navigate, when suddenly my car's radio/cd console 'died' and my phone froze. I pulled over, switched off the car, removed the phone battery and it still didn't reset. I had to find my own way to the appointment, but left my phone off and four hours later, when I reinserted the battery, it was unfrozen, but all my settings (date/time) had been changed.
Is this potentially some sort of virus/malware and is it still Window's stance that we don't need antivirus software for a windows phone?
Many thanks! A Windows Phone simply can be attacked by any virus, only ads during browing. Didn't happened nothing to your phone, simply crashed, like many phones in other o.s. too
You must do a soft reset (hold power down + power 15 secs) instead removing batter next time!
Do it now

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Hello, I bought my lumia 820 from india and now It is updated to Lumia Cyan (8.1).
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Thanks in Advance.

A:How do I enable LTE on Lumia 820?

Originally Posted by ren hansen thurackal francis trivili1 Hello, I bought my lumia 820 from india and now It is updated to Lumia Cyan (8.1).
But still there is no option to select 4G network, Kindly assist.
Thanks in Advance. Indias 4G band -2300 isnt supported by any Lumia or infact very few phones support indias 4G band
so no it wont work

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A:Lumia 820 bricked. Please help

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I tried to upgrade 820 to windows 10 and used windows phone internal 1.2 to unlock bootloader as per instruction in some forum. Now that phone is dead and windows 10 Pc does not identify the phone and gives unknown USB deviCe error. How do I get it back to work. Tried all steps from various forums. Did you tried the hard reset key sequence?

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