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Windows Phone 8.1


Will we see chrome come to 8.1 by the end of the year or what?

3 2 min ago
General Microsoft News and Discussion

Microsoft account and Skype/Messenger

Hi, So...I have Windows Phone 8.1, my partner has 8.1, she is my contact through her Microsoft account which she also signed into Skype with. We attempted to use the feature of...

1 2 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Glance screen problem

My brother updated his Lumia 720 with windows phone 8.1. He had a problem with the glance screen, the notification below the clock is not showing. What to do?

1 3 min ago
Windows Phone Apps

HTC like clock hub!

The one thing we miss from HTC devices is their clock hub. This one comes pretty close. Check it out. Check out "Clock Hub" for Windows Phone Clock Hub | Windows Phone Apps+Games...

6 3 min ago
Developers Corner

Windows Phone 8.1 development tutorial/book

Hello, please do you know about some materials (video tutorials, books, etc..) about Windows Phone 8.1 development for beginners? Thanks a lot for any info

2 3 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Succesful WP8.1 updates on Icon?

How's everyone fairing so far? Any problems?

108 3 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1

2 Colums vs 3 Colums: What do you prefer? I prefer 3 Columns because it makes my phone look HD like it's supposed to. 2 Columns look very awkward, the tiles...

26 4 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

I'm worried about all the changes and complaints

Seeing the tons of issues people are having, and the tons of complains, I can't possibly imagine them fixing it all on a short time frame. By the end of this year we will still...

82 4 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Battery life with WP 8.1

I am curious to know what are the impacts of WP 8.1 on the battery life of lumia 520? As I currently have already some problems with its battery life, I am wondering if the 8.1...

174 4 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

"We can't display this page right now"

Hello there, Since the upgrade to 8.1, I can't browse the Internet using the bundled browser IE (11?). Every other data-dependant task runs fine, including Cortana. I keep...

38 4 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...

390 4 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

headphone issues since 8.1 update.

So, I'm loving everything about the 8.1 update, except I keep have issues with my headphones. The audio keeps getting cut from the right headphone that I'm using and the only...

8 5 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

XBOX Games Hub Issue

After the update for XBOX Games, now when I launch the game hub, it will shows "Couldn't open that. Try again." Anybody encountering that?

16 5 min ago

Cortana places and Bing places. Should they be synchronized?

I was messing around on Bing and noticed none of the Places I have set up in Cortana show up in Bing as My Places. Is this normal, or did I do something wrong? Is this why I...

0 5 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...

27 6 min ago

I don't know, what to say about cortana...

What i was said to cortana, but what cortana did is...? 63293

0 6 min ago

Cortana in your native language - non English.

I have wondered who is best suited to do the Norwegian language. If it ever happen. Who do you think is best suited to do your language? For me there is many possibilities. And...

1 7 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Constant Loss Of Data Connection After 8.1

Since updating to WP 8.1 on Monday I keep losing my phones data connection. Switching on fight mode for a few seconds and switching it off again seems to fix it temporarily, but...

3 8 min ago
Nokia Lumia Icon

Phone only mode?

I came over from Blackberry and it had a phone call only mode on the alarm. Does anyone know if this will be available on 8.1? It is really useful when traveling to set the alarm...

0 9 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Can't add keyboard suggestions on WP 8.1?

Hi, I'm missing the "+" sign when I type and select a word that doesn't exists on the suggestion list. How to add suggestions now?

5 9 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

can't install update error 8007008

can't install update error 80070008 , please help.

21 10 min ago

I want more nerdy stuff from Cortana!

Is it just me, or does anyone want more Halo-related nerdy stuff from her. I know it's just a beta and she's an assistant and not a character, but you'd think some of her more...

2 10 min ago
Windows 8

Messaging Hub is now Skype in 8.1

Microsoft just put out an update for People, Calendar and Mail. It took away the Messaging Hub. If you go to your People hub in Windows 8.1, and click on send a message via...

6 11 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Preview for Developers same as final WP8.1 for general public ?

After reading around I'm pretty confused. I have seen people reporting a lot of issues after installing WP8.1 developers preview. Now some say that this is the initial release and...

33 11 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

Pictures / Video taken with your 1520

This is the place to put all of your awesome pictures/video's captured on your Nokia Lumia 1520's. Guidelines: Off-topic Posts will be edited or removed. Please respect our...

269 11 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

[Official] 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...

1013 11 min ago

Cortana not coming after windows phone 8.1

Hi I'm use nokia Lumia 620 today I update my phone wp8 to wp8.1 but Cortana is not coming in my phone after wp8.1 update. plz plz help I am from India.

15 12 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1020

camera problems

When i use the front camera. Before pressing the capture. The photo looks fine then after the phone has taken the photo it turns orangey and somewhat blurry. Am i the only one...

11 12 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Hugely Disappointed in 8.1 Backup

One of the biggest things that I've been excited about was the fact that WP 8.1 is supposed to actually have true device backup. The first Build session that I watched that...

24 13 min ago

Deleting everything Cortana knows about me

As most of you here, I have been having great fun with Cortana. Ofcourse I had to try out some things such as "Go f*ck yourself" and other dirty things. The problem is, that...

6 13 min ago
Nokia Lumia 1520

How do you carry your Nokia Lumia 1520?

Hi guys I absolutely love Windows 8.1 on my Sony Vaio laptop and I also love Windows RT 8.1 on my Microsoft Surface RT. But as far as phones are concerned, I have been using...

3 13 min ago

Cortana: Tips and Tricks (Halo Questions in OP)

Hey all. I thought I would put some things down here as a "Tips and Tricks" section to help people get started when they FINALLY get their hands on this fantastic Personal...

137 15 min ago

Fix for Cortana wifi issue !

So yeah, Since the release tons of people are complaining and going crazy over Cortana not being able to connect to internet via WiFi. Well, surprisingly its no bug with Cortana,...

7 16 min ago

THE Cortana Setup Guide

The purpose of this guide is to help you do some initial setup of Cortana in order to help you get the most out of her right from the start. Is this EVERYTHING? No, but it's a...

175 17 min ago
Nokia Lumia 920

Spontaneous restarts after Lumia Black

I'm finding that my Rogers 920 is restarting itself more frequently since the black update. Today it happened twice, once while I was using 6snap, and once just after I enabled...

17 17 min ago

wanting the cortana to be opened by voice..

cortana is awesome but i want cortana to open by saying something like "hey cortana" and we would have a option to turn voice start on/off . this could be used for sho off ....

0 18 min ago
Carrier Discussion Lounge

Getting New WP on ATT

I have come here to enlist some help in getting a new WP on ATT. I can't seem to find the right fit for me. I do have some requirements tho. Hopefully someone here can point me in...

8 18 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1

Instagram photos not showing in Facebook (Windows Phone 8.1)

The photos I post from Instagram are not showing in Facebook. I have checked all my settings (on both InstagramBETA and 6Tag) Any ideas / suggestions on how I can get this...

0 19 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...

1030 21 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Battery drain on 928 with 8.1?

I've been using 8.1 since yesterday and battery life has worsened dramatically. I have wifi off, bluetooth off, and low screen brightness. Yesterday I played with cortana and the...

13 23 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

More transparent tiles to show off those new backgrounds

A bit of shameless self-promotion, but this is a quick little app I wrote last night (thanks Microsoft for the speedy new approval process!) that I thought might be helpful for...

93 23 min ago
Nokia Lumia 925

More tiles on Lumia 925

Problem:- when I agree to have more tiles on my 925 it shrinks the whole start screen to two-thirds of its normal pre-8.1 size. Help, what's gone wrong?

5 24 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

TouchFlow randomly resets the phone?

Just had another reset while typing with TouchFlow (fantastic and remarkably accurate feature) on my Lumia 920. The phone just freezes for a while and the reboots. Anyone...

3 25 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1

Initial thoughts on Windows Phone 8.1?

What are your initial thoughts on features reported on today? Developers leak new features included in Windows Phone 8.1 SDK | Windows Phone Central Poll: What do you think of...

388 26 min ago
Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers

Can't believe WP 8.1 would be so dumb! Disappointed.

Hi Folks! Installed WP 8.1 on my Lumia 925 and it's running like a charm :) Although there exist some minor grievances, i hope they will be addressed in the upcoming updates. One...

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