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I own a windows microsoft Lumia 640 XL LTE 8.1

Q: I own a windows microsoft Lumia 640 XL LTE 8.1

almost a year old its barely used cause I don't know a than about it, I've always had a android phone, i want to sell it can you help with any suggestions on where to sell at?

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A: I own a windows microsoft Lumia 640 XL LTE 8.1

Hi! Welcome to Windows Central. Have you looked around the forum?? You might try this. Hope this helps! The Marketplace - Buy, Sell & Trade - Windows Central Forums

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What sort of smartphone can you buy for just $70? Well you're about to find out, as Microsoft just launched the Lumia 430, their latest budget handset that features surprisingly okay specifications for a very low price tag.

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A:The Microsoft Lumia 430 is a $70 Windows Phone

For 70 bucks I'm sure you could do worse.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/the-microsoft-lumia-430-is-a-70-windows-phone.210398/
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why my Microsoft lumia 535 windows phone will not ring when there is whatsapp/skype call and the screen is locked? Though I have a WiFi connection and have reinstalled both these apps. I guess you guys better help me with this or am moving to android phone....ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

A:Microsoft lumia 535 windows phone will not ring

Do you have battery saver turned on? Or have these apps been blocked from running in the background? Kindly register/login with your account and post more details.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/443264-microsoft-lumia-535-windows-phone-will-not-ring.html
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A:Bitlocker Lumia 640xl windows 10 what is going on? Really microsoft?

https://www.jayway.com/2015/12/11/re...ows-10-mobile/

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I got locked out of my phone because i turned it off. And without any warning, the bitlocker screen has locked me out. I am really pissed off now. This isn't the first time us windows phone users have had a complaint. Now you are really asking us to buy phones from other companies.

A:Bitlocker Lumia 640xl windows 10 what in the actual F***. Really microsoft?

https://www.jayway.com/2015/12/11/re...ows-10-mobile/

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Please ignore.

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my microsoft lumia 535 has windows 10. the BLUETOOTH IS NOT SUPPORTING PROPERLY. I received some pictures from other phone at last of receiving photos can't see anywhere.

A:my microsoft lumia 535 has windows 10. the BLUETOOTH IS NOT SUPPORTING PROPERLY

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question my microsoft lumia 535 has windows 10. the BLUETOOTH IS NOT SUPPORTING PROPERLY. I received some pictures from other phone at last of receiving photos can't see anywhere. Hi and welcome to windows central forum.
could you please tell us more on since when you are facing this? What OS build are you on ? are you an insider?
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Fifa 15: Ut is been removed from store,, and if I search from web page of Microsoft, it shows that it will not supported to your device .. Why ??? Any idea ?

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A:why Microsoft not letting us to install old lumia camera application in windows 10 mobile

They do that to direct you to Microsoft Camera. Even if you installed it, it would direct you to it.
I'm not 100% sure, but that seems to be the likely reason.

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please tell me windows 10 mobile on lumia 640 xl battery life can improve than windows phone 8.1

A:lumia 640 xl windows phone 8.1 vs lumia 640 xl windows 10 mobile which os give great battery life?

On the current Redstone build, it's virtually a tie. I was getting two days between charges on my 640 XL running 8.1. 14393.5 will give you two days charge as well.

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Anybody have a 950 XL that they want to get rid of for a good price? $250.00 USD

A:Microsoft Lumia 950 XL

Originally Posted by Montpbm Anybody have a 950 XL that they want to get rid of for a good price? $250.00 USD We have a Marketplace forum just for these kind of transactions. The Marketplace - Buy, Sell & Trade - Windows Central Forums
Please read the rules and guidelines here before making a thread about wanting to buy a 950XL in the forum.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/445634-microsoft-lumia-950-xl.html
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So any ideas on how to fix this?

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My phone is not charging, but when the battery is placed in another phone of the exact same model it charges and works.
There is no problem with the charger as it charger all other phones.

A:my microsoft lumia 535 is not charging?

Do soft reset/restart your phone. If it works then you don't have to VISIT To MICROSOFT CARE. If your phone still in warranty. THEN TAKE AN ADVANTAGE OF ONE YEAR WARRANTY. .--------. / 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 just bought a lumia 950 from the microsoft store in the US does it have dual sim as described on the store specs page?

A:Lumia 950 from the microsoft store in the US

Yes, it should have it.
The only way to not have a dual sim one is if you bought the AT&T Lumia 950.

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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 releasing this kind of phone in market that too its not a low end phone I would have gone for Lumia 640xl lte .

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A:Microsoft Outsourcing Lumia as of October 1st?

I'm assuming from that information that some third-party repair service is going to be taking over for Lumia service and stuff.
I'm sure something like Asurion is to be expected.

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I upgraded my Lumia 430 from Windows 8.1 to 10 . After the upgrade I used my for a week and decided to factory reset my phone .i run the reset completely until I reached the set up your phone view.i couldn't set up my phone because of bad network connection.so I shut down the phone so I could set it up later but unfortunately when I decided to switch on the phone it began the reset process again only that this time the phone can't boot any Os but shows only an emoji like this :-( and then turns off again

A:my Microsoft Lumia 430 fail to boot os

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I upgraded my Lumia 430 from Windows 8.1 to 10 . After the upgrade I used my for a week and decided to factory reset my phone .i run the reset completely until I reached the set up your phone view.i couldn't set up my phone because of bad network connection.so I shut down the phone so I could set it up later but unfortunately when I decided to switch on the phone it began the reset process again only that this time the phone can't boot any Os but shows only an emoji like this :-( and then turns off again Plug it to a pc and download Windows Device Recovery Tool

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Hi When talking to somebody on my Lumia 535 the screen goes black and when the call has finished I have to press the on/off button to get a screen so as to end the call. I have had the phone since January and it has always done this. Now I am told that this is not normal, any help would be appreciated. Many Thanks Alan.

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/microsoft-lumia-535-black-screen-4605007/
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Lumia 535 is not a 4G device. I am not sure what update you are waiting for.

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hey,
Can anyone tell me whether screen for lumia 650 is available i have broken my phone..

A:Microsoft Lumia 650 Screen replacement

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question hey,
Can anyone tell me whether screen for lumia 650 is available i have broken my phone.. have you checked with the nearest Microsoft or Nokia care centre? Or with the store you bought it from?
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A:NFC payments on UK Microsoft Lumia phones

Do you have the wallet app installed? I think you need that for it to work

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/439177-nfc-payments-uk-microsoft-lumia-phones.html
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A:Microsoft is not helping with my lumia 535 phone.

Sounds like you may need a new battery for your phone.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/445025-microsoft-not-helping-my-lumia-535-phone.html
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Hi please check under settings > accounts if your Microsoft account (which you used to sign in when setting up the phone) has synced properly.
Also check if time/date and region are set properly.
Please sign up so we can keep track of your progress

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A:why cant I take screenshots on my microsoft lumia 535 phone??

Are you running Windows Phone 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview?

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/385143-why-cant-i-take-screenshots-my-microsoft-lumia-535-phone.html
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You need an iPhone or Android phone. Not Windows.

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Thanks
Sophi

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Almost all the internet advice suggests the fix is easy. Would the fact I've worked on this for over a month now suggest I am a one-off?!!!

A Google search revealed that there are many people who have had the same problem still unresolved after two years or so - just as often with other Windows Phones rather than Nokia. Can anyone help please?
 

A:Microsoft Zune will not recognize my Nokia Lumia 800...

Any luck with this?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/microsoft-zune-will-not-recognize-my-nokia-lumia-800.186486/
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A:Why is there a red light at the top left of my Microsoft lumia 950xl?

could be because of low battery , connect the phone to a charger and wait for phone to reboot normally.
If you need additional help or want to reply to this thread , learn how to join windows central.

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Hi, builds are pretty stable now and both are from Microsoft.
If you have any further info or questions please join the Windows Central forums, so that you can reply to this thread.

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The problem started after my phone battery completely drained out flat. Since then, charging my phone has been an uphill task.
Pls help. It is affecting my communication as my phone is down most of the time now

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Regards,
Ashutosh Arya

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A:How do I unlock my Microsoft Lumia 640 screen lock?

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Now tap Volume Up / Volume Down / Power / Volume Up...
The spinning gears will show and your phone will reset.
Unless you remember the password it is all you can do.

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A:Will Microsoft still support the old lumia devices when 2017 arrives?

Yes for sure!! microsoft will support lumia devices(Windows 10). Surface phone will run the same OS as Lumia.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/440949-will-microsoft-still-support-old-lumia-devices-when-2017-arrives.html
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I got checked battery, but there is no any battery issue.
Please suggest

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You have to factory reset the phone. It's the only way.

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/324544-how-can-i-delete-microsoft-account-my-phone-nokia-lumia-520-a.html
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Is there any software download for unlocking the phone?

A:How do you unlock a microsoft Lumia 640 cell phone using T-Mobile

This seem to work: How To Unlock Microsoft Lumia 640 For Free

http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/438172-how-do-you-unlock-microsoft-lumia-640-cell-phone-using-t-mobile.html
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A:How do i download music from my laptop onto my Microsoft Lumia using USB cable?

Fire up Windows media player, plug phone in, drag & drop music on to device.

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Make sure that the file ends in the .pdf format. If it doesn't, it will not open. I would suggest going to File Explorer to try to locate it if you are on Windows 10 Mobile. If you are on Windows Phone 8.1, try connecting your phone to a computer and select to view files using File Explorer.

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A:I need to restore back all my text messages on my mobile Microsoft Lumia 650

Wait for one to two days for the texts to sync back.

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A:On Microsoft Lumia 650 the newest model how to block private numbers?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question On the old lumia 650 you could block numbers even private ones, the newer model doesn't seem to have this facility? check that block and filter app is installed and updated
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A:Does Lumia 640 bought from US microsoft.com online bears warranty in India ?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Do my Lumia 640 bought from US microsoft.com online bears international warranty in India, where I have brought and am using the phone now. It is genuinely unlocked by AT&T. best way to find out is to check with local nokia care centres or checking the manual and documentation that came with the phone
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I hope they release a updated Type Cover keyboard. That is literally the only gripe I have with the SP3.
 

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This is happening even if i am opening a fully safe and secure govt sites !!! its happening in almost every site i open. i am able to open only youtube videos !! what is the problem !!! even my friend having same limia 1320 is having the same problem after software updation. HOW TO REMOVE IT !!!!! can someone help me !!

A:after software updation of my lumia 1320 in microsoft service center, everytime i open any site

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question hi !! about 2 months ago my lumia was having some glitches problem so i gave it to Microsoft service center. they updated my software but after updation everytime i use internet explorer to search anything and opens any site suddenly a RED page opens up named ""viral mobi store" and telling me the website i am trying to open is unsafe and continuation not recommended. If i choose to continue and open it some bad sites like trafficking and sites with *** (bad) advertisements opens up automatically.
This is happening even if i am opening a fully safe and secure govt sites !!! its happening in almost every site i open. i am able to open only youtube videos !! what is the problem !!! even my friend having same limia 1320 is having the same problem after software updation. HOW TO REMOVE IT !!!!! can someone help me !! go to your browser, clear all history and cookies - just do a clean wipe and then check
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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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Now, I discovered with a special measuring device, which is able to measure all kinds off radiation) that these lumia's frequently send a signal even when it is on airplane mode (with Wifi, NFC, BT off). The strangest thing is even that this is NOT occurring when the phone is normally on, but only when the lock-screen is active. (with or without Glance where applicable)
I notice a peek in send-signal every 5 seconds. I tried playing around with several settings but the devices keep doing this..
Is anybody familiar with this?

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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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We do all the process such resets the phone. Uninstall & install the app again ,too many activities done which is provided at your site .
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A:Where can I get Lumia Phone Test Application Lumia 930

I use Rescue Test for WP8.1. But I don't know whether it is available for W10.

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In reviewing the forums I see this has been a consistent problem for 5 years, but I don't see solutions. Why has it not been addressed in your steady stream of updates?
I like having my calendar in the phone and not carrying a paper calendar. I also like having two interfaces that match among my devices. I would like to avoid the Android and iPhone phones.
Please explain why this happened, how to fix it, and how to avoid it.

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Is there a setting that needs to be updated to use the SIM 2 slot? Any suggestions on how to fix?
Thanks!

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The data is on my computer.
How do I get the One Note data to come into the new phone
BW

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I also have a 640 xl and in performance 8.1 beats 10 but in features, 10 had an upper hand. My 640 xl is rocking on windows 10

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A:Why am I unable to roll back to Windows 8.1 from Windows 10 phone on Lumia 1020?

How about trying to 'manually' get package and flash it with Nokia Software Updater For Retail 4.3.2?

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Lumia 1320 is not officially supported for Windows 10 Mobile.

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Anybody else experiencing issues with Win10 on Lumia 730/735?

A:Windows 10 on Lumia 735

These are common issues until you factory reset your phone. To do this make sure your phone has backed up first then open settings, go to system, about, then tap reset your phone.

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A:Windows 8.1 doesn't detect Windows Phone (Lumia 1020)

Welcome to the forum sukle.

Can't really help with your problem but a few ideas while you wait for one of the experts to come along and help.

Is your phone completely up to date ? Do you have the 8.1 update on your phone ?

I only have the Lumia 520, I have no problems with this on my 8.1 Update 1 Asus Notebook, I've just plugged it in so of course it's charging, usually charge through the mains adapter so very rarely plug it into the computer as everything can be done from the phone.

Sorry I can't help but I'm sure someone will be along soon to help you out.

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Any idea on how I can downgrade to WP 8.1? 10 sucks on my 1020 (and honestly is somewhat in the same sucky ballpark on my 950XL as well unfortunately).
Thanks in advance all! :)

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A:Reverting from windows 10 to 8.1 on Lumia 640 XL

You can do this very easily. Just download and install Windows Device Recovery Tool from here. Connect your 640XL to your PC and open the tool so that it can detect it. From there, you will choose to download and install the firmware and software.

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I believe your device is not supported for Windows 10 Mobile. That is why it doesn't work.

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A:morning, im from SA, and i cant log into my windows acc on my lumia

check this thread if this helps you: error code 0x80048264 - Microsoft Community
there is no concrete or correct solution available now to this particular issue. As of now keep trying.
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Have a read of this - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...ile-how-to-get
Try installing that app that's recommended to see if your update is available. There's lots of information at that site.

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you require a minimum of 40% charge to successfully finish an upgrade. do tell us more about the exact issue that you are facing with the upgrade.

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A:Can i downgrade the lumia 650 to windows 8.1?

Hi, no you can't downgrade the Lumia 650 to WP8.1 as the 650 was released with Windows 10 mobile.
The battery life on my Lumia 650 is good and I can last a couple of days with low use.
What build are you currently running?
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