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What can you do in iPhone and Android that you cannot do with WP?

Okay, I'm so pissed about some threads that WP is still behind. Behind in what? I'd like to know everybody's opinion regarding this. So if I have a WP and everybody on the...

8 2 min ago
Samsung ATIV S

Ativ S: OS won't boot correctly

Hello, I saw this forum and though maybe you guys could help me out. I sold my old phone (samsung ativ s) to my brother because I got the Nokia lumia 925. Because we needed to...

2 2 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1

WP 8.1 Start Screen Official Thread and Backgrounds (Added DJWhiteSquall)

Let's begin collecting an sharing! And by April 2, hopefully we'll start showing off our amazing Start Screens! Here is my collection. Feel free to use them. They are all...

403 3 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1

Whats the video section like?

I put a lot of movies, tv shows etc on my phone. I never liked the way WP's video set up was. What's it like now?

1 4 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Succesful WP8.1 updates on Icon?

How's everyone fairing so far? Any problems?

127 4 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Windows 8 Phone App?

Before upgrading to 8.1, When I connected my phone to my computer, the Windows Phone App launched and I was able to see what was on my phone and add photos, music, etc. THere was...

6 5 min ago
Nokia Lumia 920

Who still loves their L920??

With all the newer WP8 devices out there (and they all are impressive in their own ways) who still loves their Nokia Lumia 920? I for one love mine even though I've had a few...

13 5 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

List of apps that's integrated with Action Center

List the apps that you know that's integrated with Action Center so others will know! :)

33 6 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

How to get 8.0.10322.71 so i could get wp8.1

My phone wont allow me to get wp8.1 on my htc 8x thats runnin 8.0.10.211.204 because i dont have 8.0.10.322.71 or above. What do i do ? I am using the app preview for deveopers,...

107 7 min ago
Nokia Lumia 925

WIFI Texting Lumia 925

Not sure i have seen this yet but now i cannot text while wifi calling is enabled once i upgraded to windows phone 8.1

4 7 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Do you use the Swype Keyboard?

I really dont find my self using the Swype Keyboard I tend to write faster without it.

49 8 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Can't download podcasts

Using the new podcast app in 8.1 I can not download podcasts, it only lets me stream them. I have changed various settings and it made no difference. Anyone else have this problem?

4 9 min ago
Nokia Lumia 925

Battery life Issues 925

Received the phone two days from hsn and phone is running the latest OS update . Battery life is pretty bad , phone dies in 5 hours with not that much usage . Should I hard reset...

13 10 min ago
Samsung ATIV SE

Nokia Lumia Icon Vs. Samsung Ativ SE

Got the Icon when it first came out but not the Ativ SE is about to come out. Simular spec wise but I wonder is the Ativ the better device? My Icon is great but I wish battery...

159 11 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

How come my phone restarted?

When I was out and about. I have the L625 with 8.1 on it. I use bluetooth headset when I go out. The phone was in my top shirt pocket which is loosed. An hour later my headset...

1 13 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Glance not working anymore

I'm using the Nokia Lumia 925. Glance was initially working, but it suddenly stopped without my input. I tried to change the settings, but the glance menu is...

4 13 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

WordFlow keyboard is amazing

This WordFlow keyboard is amazing. I swear my fingers go all over the place and hit the wrong letters all the time, but it doesn't care. It still guess right anyway. Is like...

2 13 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Is your IE running in the background?

On the article on the main page some people mentioned they are able to disable background tasks for IE but I just see what's in the pic. Is this the same for anyone else? Sent...

4 14 min ago
Nokia Lumia Icon

Battery Life

So I keep reading through forums and posts and people keep saying their Icons battery life sucks. Am I the only person with an Icon that has great battery life or are there more...

68 15 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Developer Preview 8.1 Bugs and Defects Thread

Post below if you think you've noticed any issues or Windows Phone 8.1 isn't behaving as it should. This thread is for the discussion of any software issues. We will endeavour to...

1054 15 min ago
HTC 8X

HTC app not updating

I've downloaded 8.1 fur my like and now I've noticed the HTC app clock won't update consistently right now it's 4:10 but the app is saying 4:06 anyone else have this problem?

1 16 min ago
Nokia Lumia Icon

Is it possible to open Apps from links?

I'm still new to Windows Phone and wondering if there's a way to open an App instead of a web page when clicking no a link. For example, if I'm reading a Twitter feed and...

0 16 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Live messenger no longer available in WP8.1

Hi all, I used windows live messenger with my wife a lot, but with WP8.1 it has dissapear and I'm only able to send SMS. Is there any way to have it back? Any free app to use...

4 18 min ago
Nokia Lumia 925

Phone died/completely unresponsive. Updated to 8.1 two days ago.

Hi, all. So I went to check my phone after class and it is completely dead and unresponsive. I don't know if this has anything to do with the new 8.1 update, but it has been...

11 18 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Weather App with transparent tile?

Does anyone know if there is any good weather-app with a transparent live tile that can be used with 8.1? Sent from my Lumia 925 using Tapatalk

7 18 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

WP8.1 Does have file picker

I was afraid that wp8.1 may not have file picker, since they didn't say anything about it. But I just found this in documentation: Windows 8 File picker sample in C#, C++,...

35 20 min ago
Carrier Discussion Lounge

AIO questions/confirmations

My wife and I each have a T-Mobile $30/mo (plus tax and fees) plan with unlimited text and data (2.5GB LTE) and 100 minutes talk. I don't come even close to using 100 minutes talk...

6 22 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Why Would They Eliminate App Exit Using Back Arrow Button on WP 8.1?

Why would the Microsoft Windows Phone team choose to eliminate the ability to exit or close down an app by hitting the back arrow button with the 8.1 update? This isn't so much...

19 23 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

All notifications working out of the blue.

I haven't had more than two notifications since I updated to WP 8.1. Then this morning my phone came alive and every app that I use daily to communicate started to show up in my...

6 24 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Facebook for 8.1

Hey guys, Just a quick tip :) If you have the Facebook Beta app installed instead of the mainstream one I would suggest you get the latter. Because that one actually has better...

32 25 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

list what you DO NOT like on 8.1.. I'll start

I have not gone to it too deep but so far what i dont like is Lock Screen. I wish it remained as it was on WP8. I used to make wallpapers myself but now they dont "work" this...

1058 26 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

Help with Lumia 1520 & HERE Drive

I got Lumia 1520..last week I used here drive for the first time, no vioce guide..removed here drive, installd it again. same problem.. Arrow follows the map, the Beep comes when...

2 27 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

SD Card (Have spent hours reading forum)

Hi guys, I have spent hours reading forum but I have a hard time to see if there were a post clearly stated "I bought this one and it's proven working correctly". Could anyone...

10 27 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Hi everyone, I don't know if I'm doing something wrong but, I remember back in WP8 that in the photos app, I could select some pictures and manually upload them to OneDrive. Now...

6 28 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Possible battery life solution and new bug

Hi guys, I am currently using the L1520 and, like many of you, have found the battery life drain very irritating. A look into the battery sense apps provided no leads on where...

45 29 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

Lockscreen keyboard bug

I just wanted to see if this is happening to anyone else. Sometimes when I go to key in my lockscreen passcode the characters seem to double up. So if I press 2 or 3 digits I...

33 31 min ago
Samsung ATIV SE

Samsung ATIV SE, yay or nay?

How do you feel about the Samsung ATIV SE? I am actually more interested in this than the Icon personally, and this might get me from Android. Posted via the WPC App for Android!

16 31 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Am I alone?

Am I the only WP user on planet earth who reads WPCentral that has NOT become a developer and upgraded to WP8.1?? I'm UK based and am going to wait until O2 roll out the final...

3 31 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

Lumia 1520.3 w/ AWS, 700Mhz and QI

Nokia Lumia 1520.3 (Unlocked) (Black) Is this the Unicorn Lumia 1520?

357 31 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Win 8.1 Podcast App now 'stuck' waiting for WiFi

So all was great for the first few days of Win 8.1 developer preview on a 920, I actually like the new podcast app. Woke up this morning though and I have 8 downloads pending...

7 32 min ago
Dell Venue Pro 11

Venue 11 Pro with Slim Keyboard standby issues

Calling all fellow Venue 11 Pro owners! :D Some background: Dell Venue 11 Pro - i5, 4G RAM, 128 GB Storage, Win 8.1 Pro Slim Keyboard Cover Whenever I have the venue 11...

8 33 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

OneDrive is not working

Hi all. My OneDrive app is not working anymore after updating to WP8.1. The live tile on start screen is dark and I cannot start the app. Reinstalling is also not possible. I...

9 33 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Nokia Lumia 1520 camera

Updated to 8.1 and now the camera doesn't work on the phone. When I try the physical button or the camera tile it crashes back to the start screen. I have attempted about 4 Hard...

24 34 min ago
Cortana

How to turn off back tile?

Is there any way to turn off the back tile on Cortana? I don't really like it and I don't see anything in settings.

1 35 min ago
Introductions

WPCentral needs a weekly video blog (a la Windows Weekly)...

As much as I enjoy Windows Weekly, the reality is that the team at WPCentral is young, enthusiastic, and positive... and could easily pull-off an hourly, weekly WP Roundup with...

0 37 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

Why does my old 925 look so... microscopic now?

Up until recently, my daily drivers were a T-Mo 925 and a 521 (w/64GB SD card) as my iPod replacement. Then, I replaced them both with a pair of 1520s. Ever since I pulled the...

3 37 min ago
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