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Will my contacts be deleted if I reset My Nokia Lumia 520?

Question: Will my contacts be deleted if I reset My Nokia Lumia 520?

Since my phone is switching off i decided to reset my phone. So Will my contacts be deleted if I reset My Nokia Lumia 520?

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Answer: Will my contacts be deleted if I reset My Nokia Lumia 520?

They will be deleted from the phone with a hard reset, but will re-download back to the phone after the reset. It may take d some time, depending on how many contacts you have.

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I'm handing my old phone over to my mum but I want to change the Microsoft account on the phone from my account to hers. I understand you need to completely reset the phone to do this, but I wondered if there was a way I could keep my contacts?
Obviously I can't save them to my Microsoft account because that would completely defeat the purpose as I'd have to sign back in!
Any help would be appreciated!
Cheers!

Answer:Want to reset my Nokia Lumia 520 to change the Microsoft account, but want to keep my contacts?

Do you want her to have all of your contacts, or do you want to transfer your contacts to a new phone?
If the latter is the case, which new phone did you get?
Sent from my Nexus 7 (2013) using Tapatalk

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my phone will not recognize my 32 sd card, was told to reset and it will work

Answer:If I reset my Nokia Lumia so my sd card will work, will I lose my phone contacts?

You must check first if your Lumia device is compatible with 32GB cards - some older ones are not.
Then, if you have your phone contacts synchronized and backed up to your Microsoft account, then you should be able to restore them back after resetting your phone - since resetting your phone will erase everything from it (including contacts). To check this, login to your people.live.com account and see if your contacts are listed there.
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I have bought new lumia 730, now I wanna transfer contacts & messages from Nokia E7 to LUMIA 730.
please reply me ON : <mod edit e-mail address removed>

Answer:How can I transfer contacts & messages from my Nokia E7 to NOKIA LUMIA 730?

Use the transfer my data app that comes pre installed in your new phone.
Follow the steps in the app.

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if my microsoft account is involved i dont remember my account name, or the password, i dont know how to save to icloud, or access it back again, when i try to move things from my phone to pc, i can move videos, playlists etc but not my contacts. there is an option on settings to transfer my data from your old phone to yr nokia 920, but i dont know if this will work transferring from one nokia to another nokia

Answer:how do i transfer my contacts from my nokia lumia 920 to my new nokia 425,

Transfer my data app. Or reset your password for your email by clicking forgot password on the login page on a computer.

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My phone was slow so
i am reset my nokia lumia 710 model after i reset installed whatsapp but it is unable to login why??
i m entered the mobile number but Verification is shows
[ Can't register with this phone number .You can only register with the phone number that was last used with WhatsApp on this phone. ]
so please tell me the sollution

Answer:i am reset my nokia lumia 710 model after i reset installed whatsapp but it is unable to login why?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question My phone was slow so
i am reset my nokia lumia 710 model after i reset installed whatsapp but it is unable to login why??
i m entered the mobile number but Verification is shows
[ Can't register with this phone number .You can only register with the phone number that was last used with WhatsApp on this phone. ]
so please tell me the sollution check that you're entering the right number, or try restarting your phone and trying again
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How do I transfere my Contacts from the phone to the SIM-Cart on Nokia Lumia 610?

Answer:Contacts on Nokia Lumia 610

I'm not sure you can do that. I know you could probably import from the SIM, but I don't think you can export it.
Your contacts should be synced with your MS account (people.live.com) so if you're trying to move to another phone you can sign into your MS account on that phone.

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I need Transfer every details of my Contacts to my PC, and continue to transfer to another device (Samsung probably)

Answer:How could I save all my contacts from Nokia Lumia 610 to my PC?

If your aim is just to get your contacts on your samsung phone, just add a new Microsoft exchange server account (the one microsoft account you are using on your Lumia) on your Samsung phone, turn sync and internet connection ON...and there you go...all your contacts appear in your samsung phone.
Take backup of the same (as it is possible on Android device) ;)

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how to transfer contacts from my nokia e72 to the new lumia 720

Answer:how to transfer contacts etc from nokia e72 to lumia 720

Transfer my Data | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (India)
Like would be appreciated :)

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Been using this phone for a couple of weeks and suddenly the box contains my contacts has disappeared from my screen. Have tried switching phone off and back on, removing and replacing the sim but no change.

Answer:Contacts have disappeared from my nokia lumia 635

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Been using this phone for a couple of weeks and suddenly the box contains my contacts has disappeared from my screen. Have tried switching phone off and back on, removing and replacing the sim but no change. What do you mean by 'box contains contact'? is it People hub tile?

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I have managed to remove them from my PEOPLE list, but if I go to type a message and select who to send it too, may facebook contacts all still appear! any help??

Answer:How do i remove facebook contacts from my Nokia Lumia 625?

Go to the settings in the Facebook app, go to " Connect With my Phone" and select off

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Windows Live ID does not show contacts at all - never mind contacts export option it talks about on the net. At a loss. Please can someone help me.

Answer:How do I transfer contacts from a Nokia Lumia 610 to iPhone 6?

If your phone was logged in as a Windows account and in the Phone settings/accounts Contacts is checked to sync, then from outlook.com you'll see the settings and export them.
Or, add an iCloud account to your Windows phone and they'll go straight to your iPhone.

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I got a massage for update. approved. it took a while.
now most of my contacts dont show but if dial it myself ( I have some them kept on my iphone ...) my nokia recognise the contact

Answer:Contacts are missing after updating nokia lumia MS 10

try thishttp://forums.windowscentral.com/win...e-14291-a.html

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Nokia lumia 620 to sony experia

Answer:How i copy my contacts from my nokia lumia 620 to other phone??

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Nokia lumia 620 to sony experia Sony should get already installed an app or function like Move my Data or Transfer Data or something like that. Enable that and follow instructions, it uses bluetooth on both phones after pairing them.
Elsewhere, the longest way is to export your Contact from you web account Hotmail.com in a .xml file and import them to your Experia web Gmail.com account, so phone later will sync data by internet, same as Lumias

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I have just got a Nokia Lumia 635 to replace my Blackberry but cant find an easy way to transfer my 500+ contacts from my Windows PC.

Answer:How can I transfer Contacts from Outlook on my PC to my Nokia Lumia 635?

EASY (too easy)
SETTINGS >> Email & Accounts - sign in with the Outlook account (it does NOT have to be your primary acct) & check sync Contacts

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I need to add my contacts from my phone to my sim card, is this possible?

Answer:Can I copy my contacts to my sim card on my Nokia Lumia 630?

Some phone's support it based on what ROM variant they're are running. If your phone has a compatible ROM then you should find that options under settings >> swipe to people >> export contacts to SIM

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Hi,
When looking up a Contact from my directory my Lumia 520 auto dials the number as soon as it is visible whether or not I request it to. Is it possible to turn this off

Answer:Nokia Lumia 520 Auto dialling from Contacts

are you sure ur not touching the call option

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i am unable to transfer contacts from phone to computer

Answer:How do I transfer contacts from my Nokia Lumia 720 to my computer?

On your PC go to your MS email account on line. Select people. At the top of the page, manage. Export the contacts in one of the available formats. The file will be downloaded to the PC

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Hi,
I have a Nokia Lumia 630 and whilst it stores all contacts from an Exchange account on the handset perfectly well when Bluetoothed to my car (Hyundai i40) none of the contacts show on the car interface?
Is there a way wherein you can transfer your contacts over?
Thanks

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My contacts to my email on my PC from my Nokia lumia ?

Answer:How do I transfer my contacts to my email on my pc from my Nokia Lumia?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question My contacts to my email on my PC from my Nokia lumia ? Try tying your email to Outlook. Enable sync on your phone. When you connect to the network, your contacts will be there

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I know this started happening a while ago but am now just getting to the point of figuring out if it can be fixed.
From my searches online I see that other people have had similar problems but didn't find any resolutions.
Here's an example of what's happening.
This morning I updated the address of a contact. Saved the address update. Then saved the contact information. Clicked on the button to go to the main window. Clicked on the contact tile. That specific contact no longer is displayed. I have Contacts set to display all (ie. not filtered).
I re-entered that contact with the new information.
The only thing that it syncs with is outlook.com.
I looked at my contacts in outlook.com there are now 2 contacts for that same person.
Any ideas how I can fix the problem?
Thanks

Answer:On my Nokia Lumia 920 8.1, why are my contacts disappearing after the update?

Edit and remove one.

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ihave tried using bluetooth i have tried downloading from samsung kies to my laptop which said i was successful but did not tell me where to find them

Answer:How do I transfer my contacts from a gt18160 to a Nokia Lumia 735?

Your contact you will find in the PEOPLE hub.
What you also can do is
- copy the contact on the SIM card of your gt 181600 and and than place your SIM card in the lumia and in People hub import contacts from SIM.
-And the account you used in your gt 181600 in SETTINGS > email + accounts > add new account

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I am trying to save the contacts list more safely, not just in the phone, but on the SIM card as well. It was so easy on my previous Nokia phone, and with a modern Android, it seems to be completely impossible. Any ideas?

Answer:On my Nokia Lumia 630, how do I save the contacts to the SIM card please?

Not possible anymore but if you use a Microsoft account on your phone they also are stored in your outlook account.

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On my list of contacts under "People" I have a profiles for friends containing details of phone numbers and other contact details.
For one contact in the "profile / call mobile" I have an up-to-date mobile phone number under which is written in small letters "Outlook".
For the same contact I also have a second "profile / call mobile" an old, no longer valid mobile phone number under which is written in small letters "Facebook".
I have tried without success to delete the second "Facebook" entry as it is obsolete.
On her Facebook page in the "About" section under "Contact and Basic Info" there is no telephone number shown.
Can anyone tell me how I can delete the obsolete telephone number under "call mobile" and above the word Facebook"?
Many thanks in advance

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Hi all
I have bought a new Lumia 630 from an iPhone 5 and as a whole liking the phone to be honest. But having one problem and that is when i transferred all my contacts from my IOS device some of my contacts i am not able to text and i do not know why and is getting quite annoying as i cannot receive texts from those individuals
thanks in advance

Answer:text message contacts not working from IOS nokia lumia 639

Did you turn off imessage on your iPhone 5? I'm betting the contacts you are having issues with are iPhones. Try turning off imessage on the iPhone. If that doesn't work you might have to make some changes to your Apple account. And if that doesn't work. Have your friends make sure they do not have your phone # setup as an iPhone. I know this because one of my friend has went thru this issue.. imessage is a pain in the **** when going to a different OS.
Here is an article back from May about apple getting sued over it. I haven't seen or heard anything since. Apple sued over disappearing iMessage texts sent to Android users - CNET

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My daughter downloaded cortana on her lumia 635 the phone has somehow found an old microsoft account and we are unable to change the email address to her current one. since then she has lost all her contacts and photos. I plugged phone into computer and can access the photos so they are still on the phone but not accessible on the actual phone can't access the contacts on computer though.

Answer:Why am I unable to access contacts or photos on my Nokia Lumia 635?

Find out the whole story. You can not just download Cortana. It is part of an update.
Cortana will not activate on a child's account if she is under 13. May be the reason the account was changed.
Copy the media you want to save to the PC and reset the phone, recover using her account.

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hi im trying to save my contacts from my lumia 625 to my sim card as I had a dud update a few months ago and im having to wipe the whole phone to bring it back to the latest download because I cant use my phone.. someone please hellllppppp meee.

Answer:How can i save contacts from my phone to sim card (I have a Nokia Lumia 625)?

If you're planning to use Lumia -which is yes- you only need your MS account, contacts are automatically synced with the cloud
Note that you can extract contacts and save them on the SD card, put move them to PC, after wiping up, import them.http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=...7-25eddccbebf2

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I've had the Lumia 920 for 2 years and have a lot of APPS, pictures and data on it. I just purchased a Nokia Lumia 640 and I want to be able to save all my data to put on new phone.

Answer:Saving all pictures, apps and contacts on my Nokia Lumia 920

OneDrive.

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i want to transfer contacts from my lumia 625 to a pc. what programme do i need

Answer:How do I download pc suite for the Nokia 625. How do I transfer contacts from the Lumia 625 to pc?

If u have a windows 8.1 pc with same MSFT ID then the contacts are synched in the people app

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I am trying to import the Groups of gmail contacts in "people" (contacts) from Nokia Lumia. It does not work. Any idea how to solve this?

Answer:How to import gmail contacts groups on my Nokia Lumia?

Did you go to the people app and then ticked Google in the FILTER CONTACTS? You can access it by pressing the words next to "showing" which is located on top of the list. Don't forget to press ?

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Bought AT&T version of Lumia 950 from MS store on line. Took it to AT&T local store and they did the account transfer work. On AT&T website, they indicated that a "transfer" app could be downloaded to the old and new phones. The download for the old phone(920) worked fine. However, download for the new phone(950) would not complete. So, I tried the alternate method of getting the transfer app. This involved texting "transfer" to 6565. This procedure informed me that the transfer program did not support the new phone. Any ideas on how to get this data transferred?

Answer:Having trouble transferring contacts and data from Nokia 920 to Lumia 950

Contacts are normally saved to your Microsoft account. So when you sign into the new phone using the same Microsoft account, contacts should be synced.
As for photos, SMS and apps, to settings and backup them. Then on your new phone just restore from the backup.

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All contacts are visible in phone but if i search means it is showing that , no contacts are there in it

Answer:i updated my nokia lumia 625 to 8.1 os, contacts search option is not working in it

I think you should know about contact filter

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Nokia Lumia after Windows 8.1 update does not sync contacts with Whatsapp . I have 6.000 contacts in Google Mail and Hotmail, help please .
Also Windows Outlook does not sync properly .

Answer:Nokia Lumia after Windows 8.1 update does not sync contacts with Whatsapp

I have the same problem !!!
Have you tried to restore the OS to factory settings?

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I have a Lumia 1020. And I cannot remove the Facebook contacts from the phone dialer app. When trying to make an outbound call using the PHONE app, all my FACEBOOK contacts are showing up.
I have the FACEBOOK contacts filtered out using the PEOPLE app settings...
The FACEBOOK CONTACTS DO NOT SHOW IN THE PEOPLE APP, JUST IN THE282 PHONE DIALER in the contacts part.

Answer:How do I remove Facebook contacts from Phone App? [Nokia Lumia 1020]

What OS version and firmware version are you running on your 1020?

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every time I try to access my messages or go onto my contacts, my phone simply resets itself and makes it impossible for me to access anything, I need help please.

Answer:Why does my Nokia Lumia 520 keep resetting when I open apps/messages/contacts?

Check if a soft reset will help.http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/ho...start-my-phone
If that does not help I would recommend a factory restore.
Or use the Lumia software recovery tool.http://forums.windowscentral.com/e?l...token=oLnMQO3H

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some contacts displaying contacts and numbers and some just numbers alone when receiving calls

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i missed my contacts icon on my nokia lumia phone,how can i get it back .help me

Answer:i missed my contacts icon on my nokia lumia phone,how can i get it back .help me

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question i missed my contacts icon on my nokia lumia phone,how can i get it back .help me Just add email ids in email+ accounts in settings.. All your contacts will sync

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My nokia lumia 720 is hung, I have tried volume button+ power off but still the phone is hung, cannot use it. I can hear someone calling on my phone but cannot pick up as nothing is displayed on the phone.

Answer:Why can't I reset my Nokia Lumia 720?

"...nothing displayed on phone..."
Nothing ever? Like screen stays dark at all times? Try cleaning the proximity sensor area...
Otherwise, a Hard Reset might help. Nokia Lumia 720 ? How to hard (factory) reset | Phone Tips and Tricks This will erase all your data, but reset the phone to factory. You can restore your last good back up during the set up process.

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I put a lock screen on my phone then hit narrator. Now my phone won't do anything.

Answer:How do I reset my Nokia Lumia 635

you can press volume + button and power button same time u can seen the option for rest phone on screen

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Hello friends,
I can't see some of my contacts, that I have saved previously in 520. I called on this number last month and now I see there is no contact for this name. It's like some contacts are getting deleted automatically.
Please help.

Answer:Why are some of my contacts getting deleted automatically on my Lumia 520?

Did you save only on the SIM card or are you backing it up with Outlook email?

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by post 2014 Lumia Windows phone i mean Microsoft Lumia 532 because that's what i intend to buy

Answer:How to transfer contacts from Nokia 301 to any post 2014 Lumia Windows phone?

It can transfer contacts through Bluetooth

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I cannot access my microsoft account as i don't have the password. I cannot remember ever setting up an account. Maybe the guy in the shop did it for me. Anyway I've tried submiting a request to reset password but I don't send emails so I cannot complete enough information to verify my account. I don't know if my account is locked or blocked. I cannot update any apps as it keeps asking for my password. I set up gmail and outlook and synced these but I can't seem to see my contacts in gmail or outlook although I've supposedly synced them.Please can somebody help me save my contacts. I downloaded Zune. That doesn't seem to work. I don't know what else to try. Been at this most of the day and last night. Uuuurgh!!

Answer:Is there any way round a reset on nokia lumia 530

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question Anyway I've tried submiting a request to reset password but I don't send emails so I cannot complete enough information to verify my account. What do you mean you don't send emails? Can you get on a PC and go through the steps here: https://account.live.com/ResetPasswo...&bk=1441139951

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I have tried all the methods stated online both soft and hard reset but my phone does not go to the wheels page where it will reset the phone. I tried using the exclamation mark with the volume up volume down power button and volume down button method but the phone just boots up like nothing has happened. Tried using my computer to restore it but it doesnt work
The phone is stuck on 30 August 2015 and i cant access anything on the phone. I cant most of the things on the phone.

Answer:Why can't I reset my Nokia Lumia 1320?

can't you change the date and time?????

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Make the phone rest to default like you would but it or of the store

Answer:how to factory reset a nokia lumia 640

Have you tried searching the web yet?
First link... MICROSOFT Lumia 640 - How to Hard Reset my phone - HardReset.info

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I have a microsoft lumia phone and i have a iphone. i transfered all my contacts to my iphone from microsoft lumia 535. but when i deleted my contacts from my microsoft lumia my contacts on my iphone also got deleted.
How can i restore my deleted contacts?

Answer:restore deleted contacts from microsoft lumia 535

Go to your Microsoft account and check your contacts there,that might do it

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Is there a way to recover deleted phots on a Nokai Lumia 830?

Answer:Is there a way to recover deleted photos on nokia Lumia 830?

If you are saving your pics to the cloud, check OneDrive or whatever service you use.
If they were on an SD card... Maybe. Depends. Stop using the card, eject it from the system in Storage Sense, power down and remove the card.
Put the microSD in an adapter and insert into a card reader attached to PC. Try some file recovery software on it.
If it was on the phone's internal memory, not so much.
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I deleted 6 photos off of an old unactivated phone. Go to my photos on my current phone and all the photos, recordings and videos are gone. Then I look at the unactivated phone and all photos are gone and recordings as well. How can I restore deleted photos, videos and recordings back to my Nokia lumia 635

Answer:How do I get photos back onto Nokia lumia 635 that were deleted?

If you have allow your phone to upload your pictures to onedrive you can download from there. If you haven't do that then you can't restore them. There isn't recycle bin in phones.

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I cannot use the "back" button and have to turn phone off to go back

Answer:If I do a hard reset on Nokia lumia 625 will I lose everything?

Use the windows key in the middle..

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i have tried to hard reset my phone but it is not of any use.
when i perform last step of hard reset its not of any use its just restarting.

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I do not want to lose, near on 6000 pictures and videos on my one drive. However, I am passing my phone onto a family member to use and want to reset it for them. If i go ahead with a factory reset, will I still be able to use my onedrive to access all my pictures and videos on my laptop?

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its been 30 minutes and its still on rotating gears.

Answer:How long it will take to factory reset my nokia lumia 625?

It shouldn't take that long but don't do anything stupid! It may harm your phone permanently... Be patient n wait.

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I dropped my Nokia Lumia 820 in water 2 days ago and have left it to dry out since, however this morning i tested it and while it turns on, the touch screen does not work and and neither do any of the buttons. I am aware that the phone is beyond repair and am prepared to purchase a new one, however I would like to reset the phone to factory settings before disposing of it. Is there any way of doing this without the use of buttons and touch screen?

Answer:Nokia Lumia 820 - Water Damaged Reset

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question I dropped my Nokia Lumia 820 in water 2 days ago and have left it to dry out since, however this morning i tested it and while it turns on, the touch screen does not work and and neither do any of the buttons. I am aware that the phone is beyond repair and am prepared to purchase a new one, however I would like to reset the phone to factory settings before disposing of it. Is there any way of doing this without the use of buttons and touch screen? wait for a while,try putting it in a bag of rice without the cover,sim etc for atleast a week,the phone should "kickstart"

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I dropped my Nokia Lumia on the ground , then the touch screen didn't work so I rebooted my phone and it's been over 9 hours now so I want to stop rebooting it now , because i think no matter what I do it's not going to work again ...

Answer:How do I stop the hard reset on My Nokia Lumia 820?

Welcome to Windows Central.
The case is unclear. Are you trying to perform a hard reset on your phone as suggested by your title? If yes, and the process has started, there is no safe way to stop it.
However, in your narrative, you indicated that the screen won't respond to touch and that "no matter what [you] do it's not going to work again." Hence, not even a hard reset would fix the issue - as it is with all hardware-level failures.
You could try bringing your phone to a service center and have them diagnose the problem themselves. It's possible that you may need to have the screen of your phone replaced.

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I Reset My Phone Accidentally Without Backing Anything Up.
Please Help.

Answer:How Can I Recover Files From A Reset Nokia Lumia 530?

1. if what you say is true, you're screwed.
2. HOWEVER there might be hope. If you didn't turn off the backup feature explicitly there might be some content online in OneDrive, OneNote, from a previous backup. Hopefully you can salvage something.

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Hello. My lumia 635 dont wanna reboot, only if i remove the battery. It makes all the updates and, now, it works only this way. When i wanna turn on my phone, i have to remove the battery, put it back ok and, after that, it works very well. Any idea, for avoid hard reset? Thank you in advance.

Answer:Why will my Nokia Lumia 635 reboot only after a soft reset?

You may have a faulty Power Button?
The only way to rule out software is that Reset you are avoiding.
BTW.... A battery pull is NOT a soft reset. Battery Pull is hard on the system. It's like stopping your car by running it into a wall. Something is likely to break even more.
To ensure the best possible outcome reflash the device so it does not repeat any errors in the image on the phone, which a factory reset or hard reset would repeat. FAQ - How can I recover/reset/restore my phone software? - Microsoft - USA
If a clean install does not solve this, seek qualified repair or warranty replacement.

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speakers went out on my phone so it was suggested to reset the phone but now it is stuck on these spinning gears for the last 12 hours.

Answer:How do I get my Nokia Lumia 920 off of the spinning gears after trying to reset it?

If you have a PC and internet connection then you can use this - FAQ - How can I recover/reset/restore my phone software? - Microsoft - USA
Since you already did a reset this won't harm anything. It will probably do your phone some good actually.

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These photos are special to us. Please assist. Thanks

Answer:I deleted the photos on my Nokia Lumia 520 by accident. How do i retrieve them?

Do you have backup to sky/onedrive enabled?

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Is there a way to do this at all? Any help would be greatly appreciated?

Answer:How do I retrieve deleted text messages from my Nokia lumia 610?

Sadly once deleted, it's gone.
Unless it hasn't synced thus you would need to do a Hard Reset and hope the text message was in the OneDrive backup. However odds are slim, and a bit extreme...
G.

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I have down loaded Asoftech Data Recovery and paid for the full version. Please advise how to proceed.Thank you

Answer:I accidentally deleted my photos from my Nokia Lumia 520. How do i retrieve them?

Don't you have OneDrive backup ?

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Answer:tutorial for nokia lumia 630 reset wont open

Hard Reset.
Power off the phone > hold Volume Down > press Power > keep holding Volume Down until you see the exclamation (!) screen, then immediately release the Volume Down
Now tap Volume Up / Volume Down / Power / Volume Down
You should see the spinning gears and your phone will reflash the last OS version held in recovery. You do loose data, but get your phone back. Sign into your Microsoft Account and restore your backup during the set up.
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My phone had quite a bit of battery left when it suddenly shut off ( it shut down after i left whatsapp because it was loading properly/ before it shut down the screen was showing resuming with the downloading dots) and after it shut down i recharged it thinking it had less battery even after 6 hrs no response the search, menu, back i tried even button why it dosent turn on. Even a soft reset dosent work. What should i do?

Answer:Why doesn't my Nokia Lumia turn on even after the soft reset?

Download the lumia recovery tool, connect the phone and follow the instructions on the screen (click on can't detect phone)

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I hard reset my phone 3 days ago, the gears are still grinding 72 hours later, I have to keep it plugged in at all times because it won't charge while it is reseting and as soon as i unplug it it shuts off with a dead battery. The last time I tried to hard reset it took me about a week. Does anyone else have this problem with the phone?

Answer:Never ending hard reset problem with nokia lumia 520

What I would do, is install the nokia recovery tool, and run it in "my phone can't/won't start" mode (there's a button for it). Hit that, then plug your phone in when it tells you and hopefully, it will sort it out.

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SOMEONE HELP PLEASE!!!
I decided to Hard reset my Nokia Lumia 635 while on charge(not a bright idea). Everything was going good until my daughter decided to unplug the charger.
The phone immediately shut down and when it continued charging, it started up and the Nokia logo(#1) came on, shortly after that two small strange white figures (#2) appeared, then some spinning gears(#3) appeared and started loading(#4). After about a minute or so and the loading was done a sad face(#5) appeared and that whole process continued the next morning.
My phone wont start up, it wont go through the hard reset process, it wont charge and it definately wont connect to the computer.
When I remove and reinsert the battery, hold the Power and Volume down but until the phone vibrates, release both buttons and immediately hold the Volume up button, a lightening bolt and gear(#6) appears as seen in the pictures.
I am taking any and all advice please help!

Answer:Nokia Lumia 635 Hard reset Brick loop :( What should I do?

This a a link to the photos of the process, I forgot to add them. Forgive me im new.

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Okay so I have an at&t nokia lumia 1520 and I chose to downgrade from the DP to windows phone 8 to get windows phone 8.1 and lumia cyan. Once I'm at windows phone 8.1 with cyan, if I factory reset my phone will it revert back to windows phone 8 or stay at windows phone 8.1?

Answer:If I factory reset from WP 8.1, will it take me back to WP8? (nokia lumia 1502)

It will stay at 8.1

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i srarted reset the ohone at 8.45am and its almost 4.30pm till myy phone has not on it is stil showing the running gears
why?

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My phone had quite a bit of battery left when it suddenly shut off ( it shut down after i left whatsapp because it was loading properly/ before it shut down the screen was showing resuming with the downloading dots) and after it shut down i recharged it thinking it had less battery even after 6 hrs no response the search, menu, back i tried even button why it dosent turn on. Even a soft reset dosent work. What should i do?

Answer:My nokia lumia 720 dosent turn on even after the soft reset.

It sounds like a battery problem - where the battery has been drained completely resulting in irreversible chemical damage. You may want to bring your phone to a service center and have them diagnose the problem.
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I need to come up with a recovery key.

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trying to reset one of my old nokias cant use soft reset as cant access the menu and tried hard reset and i cant get the exclamation mark to appear on phone and i have tried holding down on power button then plugging the charger in still doesnt come up any ideas.
thank you

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I have a lumia 930 and one morning when I checked , all my contact groups folders been empty and the contacts deleted , how is this possible ? all my contacts are still in the main contact folder

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I have just accidentally deleted the message icon from my new nokia lumia 630 mobile phone. Can someone tell me how to retrieve it please?

Answer:I have accidentally deleted the message icon from my Nokia Lumia 630 - how do I get it back?

Swipe over to the right from the main screen to see the long list of apps. Search for "Messaging" and then hold it down until you see the option "Pin to start". Hope that helps...?

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Why some apps/games in my sd card are automatically deleted?I lost my asphalt 8 and rival knights.please help.

Answer:Why are apps on microSD card in Nokia Lumia 630 dual sim getting deleted?

Originally Posted by amit modi Why some apps/games in my sd card are automatically deleted?I lost my asphalt 8 and rival knights.please help. Did you do a phone reset? If so, that is why.

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This is a phone I used previously and I cannot remember my password. I have access to my microsoft account but don't know if that helps any.

Answer:reset or recover my password on my Nokia Lumia without deleting everything on my phone?

If you can find the device under account.microsoft.com you may be able to lock it from there with a new pin. Then you should be able to unlock it.

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It took a lot of time to download the cyan update but finally i have windows 8.1 in my Lumia 520.
I want to factory reset my phone now. would factory resetting take my phone all back to the oldest version of windows 8, the version which was present at the time of purchase, or would it be okay and still windows 8.1 ?
Because a total of 1.5 GB download took quite a long time.
I do not wan to do all that hard work again :(
Can i factory reset my Lumia 520 so ?
What OS would it show after resetting is my main question ? :(
Please answer
Thanks

Answer:Would i need to download and update again windows 8.1 if i factory reset my Nokia Lumia 520 ?

It will not go back to black.., doing factory reset will erase all your personal content , apps and reset all your settings.,
After factory reset U will be on the same firmware and same OS version as of now.

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After a hard reset I chose (UTC) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London time but it tells me that it is actually 3 hours earlier than it is. I tried to change the time but it just says that I can't set up my nokia account because the date and time today are different from the phone.... Help please!!

Answer:Nokia lumia 920, after hard reset phone won't let me set correct time

Are you running Windows Phone 8 or Windows Phone 8.1 Preview?

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a video is missing. must have been deleted accidentally. how can i recover the video? lumia icon is using windows 10

Answer:How can I recover deleted video on my Nokia Lumia icon running Windows 10?

did you by chance have sync to onedrive enabled? it may be there

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Hello Windows Expert,
I recently had to hard reset my Lumia 525 which is running on Windows 8 OS. Reset was done successfully. But i see a difference in the Look and Feel after reset. Before reset when I go to app list, I was getting Alphabets A, B, C etc. After reset I am not getting this, its getting very difficult to use now. Why this is so? And any solution for this.
Regards,
Windows Phone User

Answer:Hard Reset of Nokia Lumia 525 (Windows Phone 8)-Where are the app jump lists?

Have you reinstalled all the apps you used prior to the hard reset? If you do not have around 45-50 apps installed, you won't see the jump lists.
I forgot what the exact number of apps is needed for jump lists, since I have over 100 apps on my 920.

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I just left my phone on the table and when a call came in I couldn't answer it or see who was calling but it was ringing,I know it's the software that's the problem and not the phone itself.Please help me

Answer:My Nokia lumia 920 has froze and none of the physical buttons work, why can't reset my phone?

You can try Nokia software recovery tool

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I am at the APPS (a few more apps still need to finish installing. It should just take another moment or two.) Been there for 15 to 20 minutes it has the sim and micro sd out of it right now. Do I need to try to hard reset again or what do i do? I am having problems and need advise asap!!! Thank you!

Answer:How long does it take for nokia lumia 635 wp10 fast to fully load after a hard reset ?

25 mins max

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hello,
im thinking to reinstall software in my lumia 720,i knw tht it wil erase all my data in my phone...so i have a doubt !!
if i reinstall the software then my messages in online thread (@live) in phone wil be deleted..bt will my messages backup of messages in @live will also be deleted?? please answer me... :)

Answer:Will my messages be backed up or deleted in lumia 720 hard reset?

If you go into phone settings /backup/text messages / make sure text message backup is turned on before reinstall the software on your lumia 720

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I don't have internet access or access to the store. Have error codes 800704CF and 80072F30 how do I clear it ?

Answer:How do I clear error codes 800704CF from Nokia Lumia 530 and 80072F30 from Nokia Lumia 530

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I don't have internet access or access to the store. Have error codes 800704CF and 80072F30 how do I clear it ? If you're trying using data carrier, check your APN Internet settings, ask your carrier for correct ones.
Elsewhere, use Wifi and do a soft reset

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Hey guys!
I have decided to switch to nokia and i just love lumia 930 . Shall i bye bye it or wait it for a new handset.
Does anyone have any idea of the release of 1530 or 1030??

Answer:Decided to switch to Nokia: Shall I buy Lumia 930 or or wait for a new Nokia Lumia handset?

there's no rumors of any 1030, 1530, or any new top-of-the-line device.
I'd just pull the trigger now and get a 930.

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I backed up all my apps and setting I thought. I've got everything back except my contacts.

Answer:I rest my Nokia Lumia 822 and I can't get my contacts back, how can I get them back?

Contacts typically Sync with an email account - e.g. Outlook.com/gmail. So check online in those for where it is and then in the Phone/Accounts, make sure Contacts sync is checked.

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I use the calendar for notes of work /jobs for invoicing. This week I discovered all the notes had disappeared / been deleted except the last 2 weeks. That's at least 18 months of tasks! Not something I would do or even know how to do en mass. What happened? Can the notes/tasks be recovered?

Answer:Can I recover "deleted" calendar tasks from Nokia Lumia 625 W8.1 phone?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I use the calendar for notes of work /jobs for invoicing. This week I discovered all the notes had disappeared / been deleted except the last 2 weeks. That's at least 18 months of tasks! Not something I would do or even know how to do en mass. What happened? Can the notes/tasks be recovered? perhaps they are still stored in calendar app on pc or in calendar website.
I did however come across a post on this forum that said the past events are deleted by default if they are older than 2 weeks. Maybe you didn't notice that they were being deleted?
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Hi, I was trying to backup my contacts on my Nokia E-71 phone using Outlook 2007, this is my first time doing it. So apparently the current Outlook in my pc already has a whole bunch of contacts which belonged to someone else and so both of our contacts are now merged together, is there a way to undo the sync?
 

Answer:Accidentally synced my nokia E71 contacts with someone else's contacts Outlook 2007

Short of deleting the contacts on your phone which don't apply to you, I don't know what else you can do.
 

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In both the phones specification is almost same ,but only difference is screen sizes, n camera pixels..so please suggest me which phone us better for using n having good response?

Answer:Want to buy a Nokia Lumia 535 and Nokia Lumia 435,but I am confused which phone is better?

It depends on ur need really.
Do u need a large screen, FFC and flash?
Or u just want a compact easy to pocket phone?

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The tittle of the topic is wrong but I could not edit it, the only problem that I have is with gmail. Emails were sent without my authorization from my gmail account to some of my contacts; the content of the email was a link to strange web sites; the activity showed that someone from Trinidad & Tobago has logged in ( I do not know anyone there).I did not installed any programs or software on several weeks prior to these problems. I have not made any changes to my pc. I do not receive any kind of error message. I have run several online antivirus, all of them show zero infections, with the exception of Onecare from Microsoft that showed one error but was unable to see the kind of error. Before this I have never had any kind of problem or strange behavior. .Thanks in advance for all your help.

I am using Windows XP SP3, Avast, Firefox.

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After witnessing success with NOKIA Lumia 920, the Finnish mobile giant NOKIA is once again ready with its latest offering-NOKIA Lumia 920 windows mobile.
As the name suggests the phone will be powered by Windows operating system. Plus, it will feature 4.5 inch HD display, 1GB RAM and 32 GB of storage capacity.
Under the hood, the phone will run powerful 1.5 GHZ Dual core processor. The main highlight of the phone will be its radically distinctive charging support, which will be provided via an inductive method – Qi wireless power standard.
Besides this , NOKIA Lumia920 will feature 8 MP Camera at its rear for capturing some high quality videos and images and 1.3 MP camera at its front for enabling video chating.
It is slated to be launched on 5th September, tomorrow!

Answer:Nokia's Latest Offering - Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone with Wireless Charging

The wireless charging feature is pretty exciting. But it looks like a WP 7.5 phone, right?

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Is the bluetooth function on the Nokia Purity Pro by Monster (over-ear) compatible with a Nokia Lumia 520 cellphone?
I mean, can I use the headphones wirelessly?
Thanks in advance.

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Hi,I bought this Nokia Lumia 820 in Jan,2013 from Chennai,India.After 6 months I faced some issues like low battery life and also a line at the center of the screen.So I went to Nokia Care, Taramani, Chennai-India,they told me that they will send it to their head office and may take a week time.I agreed and went back on the desired date .Then they told that Company has decided to give me a new Lumia 820 instead of my old Lumia 820 as they were not able to get the accurate solution.But the warranty will be carry forward.I agreed and came back home.From then onwards, I didn't faced any issues.Now after 2 years,I broke my LCD of same Lumia 820 accidentally in San Francisco,CA-USA.I went to one of the repair center here and the first question he asked me was "Did anybody tried to open it?".I replied no after in Chennai,India and that too was new.To my shock he said "It's a fake copy ...the screws were stripped."They cheated and gave me used phone instead of my new phone.
Is this the way they are cheating customers.
I need an answer for this from Nokia India.

Answer:Fraud:Nokia Care ,Chennai have given me fake copy of Nokia Lumia 820 after I faced some issues. What do I do?

I refurbished phone isn't a fake phone. It's a refurbished phone.
I don't know about international, but in the US, its common to get a refurbished phone as an exchange.

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Hi guys, greetings from Nairobi. I've had my Nokia Lumia 620 for a little over 6 months now. I was on 8.1 through the developer's preview. So I was just sitting there, hadn't used my phone for around 15 minutes. When I checked the phone, it was stuck on the Nokia screen. I assumed that it was restarting so I left it for a couple more minutes. It's been on the screen for around 5 hours. I have tried the soft and hard reset several times but still nothing works. I'm still stuck on the Nokia screen and the device is not detected when I plug it on the laptop through the USB cable. Seen a couple of videos on using Navifirm but can't do much because the device isn't being detected. Hoping I won't have to take it to the care center. Anything else I can try? Looking forward to your responses. Much thanks.
By hard resetting I followed the following steps:
Turn off the Lumia,
Pressed and held the Power Button, did not release until the phone vibrates.
Pressed and held the Volume Down Button, did not release until the LCD showed the exclamation mark.
Pressed Volume Up Button Key and released
Pressed Volume Down Button Key and released
Pressed Power Button Key and released
Pressed Volume Down Button Key and released.
The soft reset was simply power button and volume down button.
I should also point out that the USB cable I'm using isn't the one that I got the phone with :) lost that one.
Thanks guys.:)

Answer:My Nokia Lumia 620 has been stuck on the Nokia startup screen for 5 hours now.

Try a different cable and use Nokia Care Suite to reset the phone, you will lose everything on the phone but it should reset it to factory settings. You will then probably need to get it updated via Developer preview again...good luck.

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Please can you help? Normally I have no troubles taking heaps of photos & videos with the Nokia Pro Camera App on my Nokia Windows phone, but last night I recorded about 3 minutes of footage and after recording it had completely disappeared. The footage was no where to be found, not in my camera roll, not in any of the folders and not on my onedrive. I thought I must have made a mistake so I took about 10 seconds of footage as a test and it saved fine. I also turned my phone on and off. This morning my friend tried to record about 4 minutes of footage, and again, afterwards- the same thing.. no where to be found :( Any suggestions?

Answer:Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 920 Nokia Pro Camera App not recording

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question Please can you help? Normally I have no troubles taking heaps of photos & videos with the Nokia Pro Camera App on my Nokia Windows phone, but last night I recorded about 3 minutes of footage and after recording it had completely disappeared. The footage was no where to be found, not in my camera roll, not in any of the folders and not on my onedrive. I thought I must have made a mistake so I took about 10 seconds of footage as a test and it saved fine. I also turned my phone on and off. This morning my friend tried to record about 4 minutes of footage, and again, afterwards- the same thing.. no where to be found :( Any suggestions? Have you tried plugging the phone into a computer and going to the camera roll folder in Explorer and seeing if it's there? Also make sure the app has been updated to the latest version (now called Nokia Camera), and then go to settings, scroll to the bottom and click 'find photos and videos shot with Nokia Camera'

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