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Is there a way to use a passcode to pair to a bluetooth device in windows phone 8.x? [migrated]

When I connect to a bluetooth device the only option I have is to enter a pin (all numbers) but the device I want to pair to requires a passcode(alpha numeric). Is there anyway in Windows Phone to ...
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Windows Phone 8 SSO without login?

This is something that bothers me a great deal. Given the nature of SSO and Windows 8 design mentality, everything should be behind one account, right? For Windows Store Apps, I get prompted for ...
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Mac iOS 10 does not sync with Nokia Lumina 822

I just installed the Windows Phone app on my mac. The app recognized the phone but the sync button remains greyed out and will not work. I have reinstalled the app and done everything I know to do. ...
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How am I supposed to add music to my WP8?

With my WP7 there was Zune. Zune is great, you can use it to sync whatever you want to the phone from your PC. Now, I got this WP8, a Nokia 521, and it is a nice phone. I can expand the memory to ...
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Where are the incompatible files on a windows phone 8 device stored?

I transferred a flv file through bluetooth to my Lumia 520 with windows phone 8 OS. But after the transfer was succesfully completed, I came to know that, this extension cannot be played on my device. ...
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How to Add Gmail To Windows 8 Phone?

I am trying to setup my Moms new windows 8 phone but when I try to add gmail to it I get an error saying I have to enable Google sync but I am not seeing it in gmail. Where is it?
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Use Nokia Lumia 920 / Windows Phone 8 as PC screen on HDMI

I'm looking for a solution that would allow me to use a WP8 device as PC screen. I know this is possible to do on Android devices, but I haven't been able to find any app nor info on how to achieve ...
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Enabling multi touch on Windows Phone 8 emulator using Wacom Intuos Pro

Using the tablet with the emulator I am able to select and click. Two-finger scrolling and pinch-to-zoom does not seem to register. I can confirm that these gestures work on the Windows 8 start screen ...
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microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by

Microsoft virtual wifi miniport adapter has been replaced by Microsoft Wi-Fi direct Virtual adapter in Windows 8; I think. I created hosted network using netsh wlan show drivers netsh wlan set ...
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Videocon sim not supported in my Nokia Lumia 520

I have recently bought a new Nokia Lumia 520. I use videocon cellular network but when I used the sim in lumia 520, the phone could not search the signal. What I tried: 1. I used other cellular ...
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install Windows Phone 8 app to more than three devices without store

I am developing an app which should be used in an company, internally only (about 100 installations). I found out that I can install the app to the phone directly (without store) only if I register ...
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Getting a paid podcast onto Windows Phone 8

I subscribe to a podcast that I pay for, and I am given a personalized URL which I originally plugged into the Zune software and it worked great. Now I have WP8, and I am trying to get the podcast ...
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Windows Phone 8 not interfacing with Zune software

I just got a Lumia 521 with Windows Phone 8 and am trying to get the device to work with the Zune software on my PC. I still have my Windows Phone 7 device, and the new one is not working the same ...
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How can I tell Windows Mail to send a message to mail server saying “mail read”?

My company gave me a POP3 e - mail account. I have added it to my desktop computer from Windows Mail and also I have a WP8 cell phone. Even though I read my e - mail from my computer, when I sync my ...
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windows phone application repeatedly opens while phone is plugged in

I plugged my windows phone 8 phone into my Windows 8.1 computer for the first time. It asked what to do when a WP8 phone is plugged in. I chose "Open Windows Phone". All worked fine for about an ...
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Two APs, same SSID, same network show twice on Windows' network list

I have two APs (Belkin, Draytek) on the same LAN, different channels (6/11) but same SSID and security. The intent is to allow clients to roam. Strange thing is that Windows (both Windows 7 pro, and ...
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How to set static IP address on Window 8.1 Host with Hyper-V and Single network adapter

I have a Windows 8.1 Pro machine (not preview). In order to do Windows Phone 8 development, the emulators have to use the Hyper-V engine to run. When Hyper-V was installed it changed my network ...
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DHCP error while WinPhone8 emulator is starting

I had a Windows 8 PC with a perfectly working WinPhone8 emulator. A few days ago my OS broke and our IT guys reinstalled Windows 8 in identical configuration. I installed the WinPhone SDK and tried ...
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Is there any way I can mirror the display from a Windows Phone 8 device for a presentation?

Is there any way I can mirror the display from a Windows Phone 8 device for a presentation? Either with a VGA adapter cable, or using software running on a laptop connected to the device via USB ...
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Windows 8 proximity driver

I'm developing for Windows 8, and I have an SCL3711 NFC Card Reader. Windows detects it's regular driver and has installed it seamlessly, but it doesn't see it as a proximity device. I need to ...
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Zune desktop software doesnt detect nokia lumia 520 in windows 8 os

I bought a nokia lumia 520 recently. I have windows 7 phone SDK installed and I am trying to register the lumia 520 with microsoft. Zune software doesnt detect the device... Does anybody face this ...
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Move Windows Phone contacts from phone to Outlook

I've managed to get contacts from my old phone to a new Windows Phone (I know, it's a work phone) via Bluetooth. Now I can see the contacts under "People", but I want to move them to Outlook, so they ...
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Can't access UEFI after switching from BIOS on Windows 8

I'm currently using an unmodified ASUS K52J laptop running Windows 8 and trying to develop for Windows Phone 8. In order to meet the specifications necessary to successfully run the phone emulator ...
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Enabling SLAT & correct Can't Start Windows Phone Emulator error

When I run Windows Phone 8 emulator first time this error is shown Can't Start Windows Phone Emulator My system is a Lenovo, with an Intel Core i5-3470s running on Win 8 Enterprise. SLAT ...
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How can I turn on BitLocker encryption on Windows Phone 8? [closed]

Does anyone know how to turn on BitLocker encryption on Windows Phone 8? It's apparently supported but the details are a bit sketchy.
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Use Windows Phone 8 internet connection on desktop trough USB or Bluetooth

I would like to use Windows Phone 8 internet connection on my desktop computer, it doesn't have wireless network card so I can't use phone's wireles access point. So only other options are Bluetooth ...
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Can't uninstall Windows Phone SDK 8 on Windows 8

When I go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features and click to uninstall "Windows Phone SDK 8.0", the only option I get is "Change". When I click "Change", it says "An error occurred while trying ...
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Hardware Virtualization on Dell Latitude E6500

I have a Dell Latitude E6500 with an Intel Core2Duo processor and 4 GB RAM. I am running Windows 8 Pro 64-bit. In the BIOS (revision A25) settings, I have enabled Intel Virtualization Technology, but ...
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Good books or tutorial fo Windows Phone 8 [closed]

Where Can I find good tutorials or books for Windows Phone 8. Please suggest your experience and good resources.
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Hardware that supports Windows Phone 8 development HAV, SLAT, DEP, Hyper-V etc?

I have a Thinkpad T61p which is about 4 years old. It has a Core2 Duo T9300. I upgraded to Windows 8 intending to develop Windows Phone 8 apps. It turns out that the WP8 emulator requireds Hardware ...
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Windows Phone 8 emulator hyper-v setting in BIOS

I installed Windows Phone 8 SDK, and tried setting up the emulator. But it complained about my system's virtualization setting is not enabled. I have installed Hyper-V from the "Add Programs and ...
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Can the People app alert me to incoming SMS messages from a Windows Phone 8 handset?

Will the People app in Windows 8 have functionality like the Message Center in OS X, allowing you to send/receive your SMS messages from a Windows 8 machine? And if not, is there a 3rd party solution ...
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Can Windows 8 applications run on Windows Phone 8 [closed]

The windows 8 app development tecnology sugessted is very similar to WP7 development. They both based on the Silverlight technology. So the question is from now can we use a single application for ...
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What is in the Windows 8 “shared core?”

It has been touted by Microsoft that Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8 will all have a "shared core" allowing for much faster development across the platforms. Do we have any specific ...
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What is the difference between Windows RT and Windows Phone 8?

From what I have read it seems there are more or less three versions(?) of Windows 8: Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8. While the difference between Windows 8 and Windows RT is clear, I ...
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What font is used on Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8?

What font is used for the interface in Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8? Is this font free to use?