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apps remain safe if i remove all of my apps and games to memory card and then hard reset my phone...

Question: apps remain safe if i remove all of my apps and games to memory card and then hard reset my phone...

hi i want to know if i remove my all apps and games to m.card and than hard reset the phone... will i able to get all my stuff back from m.card or not... plz help me...

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Answer: apps remain safe if i remove all of my apps and games to memory card and then hard reset my phone...

In short, No.you will not.
You will not get data back for games and apps that do not utilise onedrive for cloud save.
Any game or app that is discontinued from the store will not restore as all games and app re-install directly from the store - not from your back up. Even if you have apps and games on your SD card, they most likely will be over written during the re-install process.
To restore, once the phone has finished and rebooted, when prompted log in with the same account that you used previously when you set up your phone.
I hope this clarifies how the back up system works

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Will the apps installed on my memory card and its data remain safe if I remove it during formatting and reinsert after it is done?

Answer:Will the apps on my memory card remain safe if I do a factory reset on my lumia 630 Denim?

So remove the card before choosing "reset my phone". Pictures, videos, music are all preserved. Apps actually aren't preserved and when starting up after factory reset and inserting the sd card, it will tell you that apps exist on the card from a different phone and asking you if you want to free up the space - say yes. However all your apps will automatically get downloaded afterwards. The whole experience is quite painless, but does take a while.

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I set up apps corner but when I hit launch it does nothing. Do I really have to hard reset my phone? After soft reset it didn't launch either.

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I reset my phone using reset button in phone setting. I remove the SD card before reset the Phone. I installed all the app in my SD card and i think i found all my app as it is after inserting the SD Card. But now it is not showing all the app which i installed in SD card. now what should i do?

Answer:How i get back my apps which is installed in SD card and i reset the phone lumia 520?

I could be wrong I believe you need to reinstall the apps from the Store.

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Apps can not be installed in sd card. My storage sense is changed to sd card. But when I changed storage to phone memory, all apps installed successfully. Now phone memory is almost full. How can I install new apps to sd card..

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I m user of Lumia 1320. Recently I buy a SanDisk 64gb class 10 ultra memory card earlier it was 32gb SanDisk class 10. I don't want to download my app from store therefore I just move apps to first phone and than to new SD (64gb).
After that when I checked storage sense I was shocked games and applications taking double space than in older memory card.
Than I think that it will resolve after reinstalling apps from store but again when I install asphalt 8 first downloaded data from store taking usual space but additional data that app downloads is too taking doubled space!!!!!!!!!!.
I m using developer preview os.
Do anyone have suggestion to solve this problem?

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Hello, and thank you for being included in the forum.
I am trying to learn Windows 8. I have weeded out a few apps from the Start screen by right clicking and then clicking Uninstall. The apps in question disappeared from the Start screen, however, they remain in the apps folder. How do I complete a total uninstall?
Regards,
Knudane.

Answer:Apps remain in the apps folder after uninstall

I'm having this issue too, how do I remove these apps?

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Hello there,
I'm JD
I've recently reset my Microsoft Lumia 535, But after reset some apps are not installing such as Equaliser, Gestures & Touch and some more, and I got error code 0x80073CF9 and I lost FM Radio

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I have Lumia 532. is there a function in windows phone like in Android. In android we can easily reset difficult apps or games.

Answer:How to reset apps or games?

No, unless it's provided by the app, reinstall is the only way to reset.

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I sometimes need to change my SD card, and everytime I need to backup, than reset the whole phone to get my apps back.
Is there any way I can change SD and restore my previously downloaded apps?
Also, can I change priority to the downloads? Like, I was restoring apps and WhatsApp was last in queue, I had to wait like the whole afternoon to answer a text lol!

Answer:Can I restore apps without reset the whole phone after a SD change?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I sometimes need to change my SD card, and everytime I need to backup, than reset the whole phone to get my apps back.
Is there any way I can change SD and restore my previously downloaded apps?
Also, can I change priority to the downloads? Like, I was restoring apps and WhatsApp was last in queue, I had to wait like the whole afternoon to answer a text lol! You could move them to the internal memory of your phone and then put your new SD card in and move them back to the SD card.
For a few apps that would be a faster way but if you have a lot of apps the restore is probably faster.
(What you also could do if you have some "big" games and if don't care about the game levels is download the game on your PC and copy it to the SD card and do an install from SD card. And keep the copy of the app on your PC so next time you do not need to download it again.)
You do not need to what if you want to use an app. So you could have tapped on on WhatsApp and they it would be installed.

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I've already posted this on the "Mobile World" forum without response. It might do better here!=============================================HTC, Samsung or LG?I don't know much about phones so please excuse the naivity of the questions here and put me right where necessary. Thanks.I'm looking for a new smartphone around the 100-150 mark and like the look of the game "I Dig It" but can't stretch to the price of an iPhone.Do any of the above phones have similar quality graphics in their games?I've also seen some good stuff on the HTC Desire - would the HTC Smart have the same apps & games available?Also looking for quality apps.Then again, is it all down to the OS?Your opinions would be appreciated please.

Answer:Best phone for apps & games

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if you simple check the Whatsapp it is double in size than the apps in Andriod store.
is not this a issue. it is eating too much of internal memory

Answer:Why are Windows Phone apps larger in size as compared to Andriod apps?

If true, then the app will occupy more space in storage (internal or SD card). There is however no direct relationship between file size and RAM usage. You can't tell, just by looking at file size, how much memory will be required.

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As far as I know, all so called free and even paid spy apps are either malware or viruses.BUT, some (most succesfull) of them have good support teams, marketing departments and update their apps regurlary, which makes them look like a reliable companies. So if for any reasons I need to install a monitoring app on my mobile phone, can I count on them to do their work for money I paid, without ruining my phone or passing my data to the third parties?Apps I'm talking about can be found, for example, on this page - http://www.toptrackingapps.com/Will be grateful for first-hands experiences.

Answer:Are the commercial phone tracking apps safe?

Just don't be too surprised about what may be built in to an app designed to spy on people. All such programs are totally immoral IMO so I wouldn't expect the writers to have any scruples.Caveat emptor.

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I tried giving Windows 10 Mobile a fair chance, but it felt sluggish and I didn't like the interface, so I decided to revert back to Windows Phone 8.1 on my Lumia 1520 with Windows Device Recovery Tool. Although I backed up everything, I was missing about 40 apps/games, which I guess wasn't too surprising. What I find odd, though, is that my phone will no longer recognize the apps that are installed on my SD card. It knows something is there, but they are listed under "Other" in Storage Sense. When I try to set my phone to install new downloads to the SD card, it tells me that I have to first let it remove all installed apps because they belong to a different phone (even though the phone hasn't changed).
If I try manually re-downloading my missing apps (through the web site because they don't show up in the phone's store), I am unable to do so because my phone is apparently no longer compatible with them even though they are supposed to work with Windows Phone 8.1 according to the System Requirements. An example of one such app: http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=b2a52ec0-7934-4ea9-a539-693ca7f029c0
At this point, I don't really know what to try. I don't want to completely lose access to all of these apps/games that I use, especially the ones I have paid for. For what it's worth, my OS version number is 8.10.14219.341. I can't update beyond that without going back to Windows 10 Mobile.
If you have any suggestions, I'd really appreciate it. I tried aski... Read more

Answer:Phone is no longer compatible with previously-installed apps after reset.

Various issues.... some apps may have been updated to a newer version that isn't available on the older version of windows. Another being that maybe the app didn't correctly update the info in the store, improperly showing that 8.1 is still compatible. Also, apps can be set per device/carrier/region.
All I can suggest is copying what you want from the card (pics, music, etc), then formatting it . You should be able to set the SD card for app installs again. As for the apps that will not allow you to install again at all.....you may be out of luck there.

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Microsoft all apps are on Android But why not Google all apps on Windows Phone?

Answer:Microsoft all apps are on Android But why not Google all apps on Windows Phone?

Priorities. Where's the users? Android. So where's the money? Android. It's not right but it looks like Microsoft will try and focus more on Windows Mobile soon. Let's hope so.

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Hi,
My lumia 920 apps are not opening and apps are listed in weird way. For example instead of share it displaying with its name its showing as @{30608Paradox.Shareit81_1.7.14.0_arm_ghshvk. Please help me how to solve this.

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Microsoft all apps are on Android But why Google chrome and all Google apps are not on Windows Phone? Please bring all Google apps on Windows phone.

Answer:Microsoft all apps are on Android But why Goolgle apps on Windows Phone?

The simplest way to put this is: Microsoft is a nice company. Google isn't.

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Guys my region is UNITED STATES i wanna download some apps but they are not available....Modern combat 5 blackout, Cars the fast as lightening, Amazing weather HD these are not available...store shows ( item is not available)...what is this anyone facing this problem??

Answer:Some apps and games are not available in windows phone store.why??

Which phone do you have?

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I can't download apps and games on my Nokia Lumia 620 after I restarted the phone. The limit of download is decreased from 100mb to 20 mb via Mobil data. Please help me I don't have wifi to download the apps and games so help me

Answer:Why can't I download apps and games on my Windows phone above 20 Mb?

This also happened to me after updating to 8.1 Update(via DP). Swapping SIM from another Carrier and back fix mine.

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Ive tried to visit the playstore already ive tried but this is the reply, " There's a problem completing your request. Inquiring minds may find this error code helpful: 8007049.. "..
What shall i do next??

Answer:Why I can't install apps and games in my LUMIA 630 phone??

This might help you:Error 8007049a on a Lumia 520

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I mean, are there any apps+games which are only present in Windows phone and NOT in any other OS like android & apple? I want to make my friends jealous! ? I own a Lumia 525?

Answer:Are there any exclusive Windows phone apps & games?

Halo Spartan Assault

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Till now i have used Admob network but from 6-7th may 2015 its fill rate decreases continuously so suggest some good add network.

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When I tried to purchase a game from the Windows Phone store with my Windows Phone 8.1 developers version Lumia 525 it's shows some error and not able to purchase. When I click on the buy button it shows loading, resume indications one after another. I have purchased one game from the store before the update and I never faced any problems at that time.

Answer:Not able to purchase apps / games from the Windows Phone store

What does the error message say? That could definitely be helpful in determining a solution.

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Answer:Will the Nokia 710 WP7 get update WP8 (because all apps and games, i mean good ones need Windows phone 8)

nope

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I have tried to remove the Apps Corner on my Lumia 635.

Answer:How do I remove the apps corner on my Windows Phone 8.1?

You can't remove Apps Corner - It is a setting, not an App.
Can't exit Apps Corner?
Here's the How-To... Sharing apps with Apps Corner on Windows Phone 8.1 | Windows Phone How-to (India)

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Hi, In the latest builds (from 10158 to 10162) the option to install Apps in Sd card is blocked. Does anyone have an idea whether it's only for these builds or will also be blocked in the final win 10 release.

Answer:Build 10162 metro apps to sd card, why has the option to install apps to the SD Card blocked?

ask gabe aul on twitter

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Good day everyone, im not good in english sorry, i bought lenovo g5080 and i found too much pre installed apps and i think it can slow my laptop performance. What are these and what in this apps are safe to uninstall..
*CCSDK - lenovo
*Lenovo Browser Guard
*Lenovo Dependency Package
*Lenovo Experience improvement
*Lenovo mobile phone wireless import
*Lenovo Onekey Recovery
*Lenovo PhoneCompanion
*LenovoUtility
Thank you very much guys..

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I did a hard reset on my Lumia 521, and some of the apps that were supposed to come with the phone right from the beginning are gone? Why? They weren't apps that had to be downloaded, they came with the phone. Is this normal? What can I do?

Answer:Why are some apps gone after hard reset?

Apps like what? Some may have to be updated or installed from the store. (try SysApp Pusher?)

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Have the apps being developed for W10M improved in quality or features compared with the old 8.1 apps? Or have they become worse?
I remember reading that Uber in W10M is worse compared with WP8.1 but the instagram app in W10M is better
What are your thoughts? Please state which app or apps you're basing your conclusions on
Thank you

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Does anyone know how to actually use these apps?
I use the Skype desktop app from my tablet and (beside the fact it is near useless on a tablet) I can at least use it to dial a phone number or (if Outlook is running) select someone and phone them.
Am I completely misunderstanding this app or is there no way to (a) text message any phone, (b) dialog any phone number, (c) contact any person in your People, Outlook, or any list... unless they have a Skype account?
In other words... three silly apps can't do even the most basic thing the desktop app can do?

Answer:Windows 10 Messaging and Phone Apps, how can I use the apps?

You are right that these new messaging and phone apps are (for now) just simple Skype apps. This means that the messaging happens via Skype's network (not real texting) and that you can call any number (except emergency numbers) using your Skype credit.
However, a new feature in the November update also allows you to write texts with Cortana on your PC and who then sends them from your (Windows) phone. Also call notifications will show up on your PC.

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I'm running into a bit of difficulty with a few of my games/apps reporting that they have insufficient memory despite the fact that I have 4 gigs of RAM and I've tried closing my background apps and restarting the computer.

I suspect the programs just aren't running well with my 4gigs installed because they do work after I've removed 2 gigs and then they work fine. Is there a way to limit memory allocation to these programs without limiting it for the rest of my system?

Thank you!

Answer:Limiting Memory for Games and other Apps

You used to be able to right click on the exe file and set compatibility and RAM usage.

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I have a few older games that I'd like to limit the amount of memory that can be seen by them. I don't want to set the ceiling system wide but would like an application for this. Are there any such apps out there & what would be recommended? Thanks in advance for any positive replies.

Note: This is for my 8GB desktop system. Currently no issues with my 4GB laptop though.
 

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I have installed a Sd card on phone Nokia 1320 running windows 8, I want to move apps to SD card to free up storage for update install

Answer:[Help] Moving apps from phone to sd card?

Go to settings then storage sense and your there !

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The starage sense shows almost fully used for phone SD card is not full .I want to transfer some apps to SD card how?

Answer:How do I transfer apps from my phone to sd card?

Hello and welcome to Windows Central.
You may simply go to Storage Sense > Phone > Apps, then select the app you want to move to SD Card, then once the app/s has/have been selected, tap on "Move to SD Card".
You may create a Windows Central account to respond in this thread.

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I tried moving downloaded apps from phone to SD card after realizing it consumes more space, but it never worked. Phone memory is almost full and if i tried changing the download files to save in SD card i end up getting error downloading files so i have to keep downloading on phone memory which works fine - Lumia 535 user

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I just want to know what's effect if I saved/install apps on phone storage. Is the phone run slower cause of weight memory data? My phone is Lumia 520, it has 7GB phone storage. It just remaining half of it. Can you give me advice to save/install apps on phone storage or SD card?

Answer:Which Better Save apps on Phone or SD Card?

To save space on your phone memory , move apps on SD card. If your phone is running low on memory , chances are it might get slow / sudden warnings for low memory. And you might not be able to install more apps on phone memory due to limited / fixed storage.

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Why is it whenever I do a soft reset, the apps on the SD card just decide to stop working, and after scanning for error it will mention "Unrecoverable Errors"
Im getting sick and tired of hard resetting my phone every 1-4 weeks.

Answer:Why are the apps on my SD Card not working after I do soft reset?

I would recommend either a hard reset or using Nokia Software Recovery Tool. If you're resetting your phone that often then there's something wrong with the installation.
Be sure to backup prior to doing either as both wipe your phone clean.
Before using your SD card I'd recommend formatting it in the phone or if it's older replacing it. SD cards do go bad, even the expensive ones.

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i cannot find find System apps such as Settings,photos,edge browser, etc..

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Hi
If I were to hard reset my phone, will I loose any app purchases I bought previously and have to re-buy them?

Answer:Hard reset - Will I loose my apps purchases?

You will lose all the apps and data. But after the hard reset you'll be able to download the apps again for free (if you already bought them before). Keep in mind that you must use the same Microsoft account since those are tied to your account

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Hi,

I bought a new notebook and went into control panel, Programs, uninstall and uninstalled the online games. But when I go and show All Apps, they still show up. How do I remove them from there? If I right click on the icon of one of the games, it doesn't give me an option to delete it.

Answer:New Nontebook - uninstalled games, how to remove from All Apps listing

In the games app, it advertises games that are in the Store. So it's not install. Just advertised. Silly, indeed.

Edit: Looks like the Games tile is an app. Didn't know that. Thought it was a place where my games were.

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phone: lumia 530 dual sim
os: windows8.1(latest version)
sd card: samsung 16GB class 10
After resetting my lumia phone the apps downloaded to sd card are not syncing with phone. it is saying that sd card has apps downloaded from another phone, please format sd card to download apps to sd card. why I am facing this problem.
when I bought newly internet sharing is working but now it is not working. when my sharing is ON its says "internet sharing is not working currently." I have tried everything by searching on the forums. downloaded the access point but it is not responding at all. to update access point, downloaded lumia pusher but it can't show the update. another two three tips also followed but nothing worked. Also hard resetted my phone its not working. then I came to know that the former problem.

Answer:Why did my sd card failed to sync apps with my phone?

For SD card, when you install any app for phone install Adobe of the files on your OS, you'll notice that when you take your SD card out, you'll see the apps but you can't open them.
That's what I know, maybe it's not right.
Internet sharing, maybe your carrier prevented that

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Hi guys, maybe somebody knows the solution, recently I had to replace my Lumia 1520 with a new one, but now when I put SD card in, it doesn't see my installed apps and I can't find an option to actually scan or recognize in any way. I don't want to format it since, obviously, I'll lose all the data and that's what I'm trying to avoid. If somebody knows any way to make it work, please help.

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I lost most of my apps while moving them from phone to sd card as i wanted to do a hard reset! they are now MAYBE displayed under other files in storage sense but i cannot open them..! apps icons are there in start screen but i cant open them! Im using nokia lumia 625 on windows 8.1

Answer:Lost apps while moving them from phone to sd card!

No problem. Go on the app store and click on "my apps"you will see all the apps you downloaded in the past. Just re download them

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I am switching from lumia 820 to luma 1520 and I have most of my apps and games installed on that sd card.

Answer:Do I need to format my SD card after getting a new phone as I have most of my apps installed on ?

Insert the card and check if it gives any problems first

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Hi everyone,
I just did a hard reset this morning on my WP8.1 Preview for Devs. but stopped the backup the halfway because the WiFi auto disconnects and there's no way to reconnect again. Then i tried to hard reset the second time but the problem was still there. Tried for hard resetting 3 times already but the problem was still there every single timee. So yeah, backup was only done half way (around 24%) but luckily apps were automatically downloaded into my phone. However the problem is apps like Twitter, Whatsapp and Line do not show in my notification and action center settings. I did a restart on my phone but that didn't help. Has anyone faced this problem before?

Answer:Apps not showing in Action Center after Hard Reset (WP 8.1)

You need to receive a notification at least! Not sure, for how long you have started using Developer Preview, however if you have just installed it then you need to wait for someone to ping you or someone has to post some feeds on facebeek or twitter. Notification center will start getting feeds after apps will receive notifications. Secondly, you need to make sure background tasks are enabled for those apps to work in background. If you have not made any changes after DP was installed, then wait for someone to ping you on whatsapp :-)

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I did a hard reset after my lumia 925 hung. After switching on, half the apps refused to open. Mail won't work, a few settings such as audio, call+sms filter, caller id, access point, etc. don't respond at all. And a lot of third party apps that require information retrieval over the internet don't work anymore (e.g., movie show booking apps, online food order apps, etc.) Reinstalling these apps didn't work either. The phone doesn't connect to the laptop anymore and nothing can be downloaded anymore over the browser. It's running windows 8.1 (denim). Please help.

Answer:In-built apps on lumia 925 dysfunctional after hard reset. Help?

Hard reset again and be sure you connect it to the charger. And give it enough time so do not interrupt the process.
Good luck.

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So my Lumia 950 XL updated itself to build 14393.5 overnight last night and when I woke up the phone was off (or had froze, was hard to tell). I battery pulled after leaving it for a few minutes and upon turning back on migrated my data. All was good, or so I thought.
I very quickly found out that some apps simply weren't opening (they would get to the splash screen at best). This included Microsoft Edge and Settings. Annoyingly I wanted to reset my phone Friday before this new build came out, but I didn't even know my phone had downloaded it and usually I'm pretty good with these sorts of things, anyway I digress.
I reset the phone via the button combination but before doing so removed my microSD card in fear it too would be reset, then restored from a backup and thought everything would be good. But now it won't let me store apps on the card until I delete the old apps. I kind of want these apps for the data and game saves etc. Any way for the phone to realise the apps are in fact from the same device?
Windows 10 Mobile continues to be a huge frustration and this is sadly the last straw for me.

Answer:'This drive has apps from another device' after Hard Reset. Any way to get them back?

Unfortunately no. A hard reset also wipes the data the phone needs to read those apps. They're as good as deleted now. :(

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plzzz help me guys not able to download apps like twitter.. windows insider... uc browser... its showing error 80073cf0... i beg u guys plzz help me out

Answer:not able to download apps after hard reset in lumia 1320

Begging might not help..... you can try switching network (wifi and data), if nothing helps, another time hard reset will do.

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i reset my nokia lumia 521 but can't download already installed apps like whatsapp, facebook, skype, whenever i try to install this message appears. "there is a problem completing your request. try again later. Inquiring minds may find this error code helpful:8060010. Please help

Answer:Why can't I download previously downloaded apps after a hard reset?

You might want to make sure that your date and time are correct. That would cause store issues.

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I know we can reinstall/restore our purchased apps (referring to this: http://forums.windowscentral.com/windows-phone-8/262751-do-i-have-purchase-apps-again-after-resetting-my-phone.html )
My question is, can I reinstall premium apps (which I own for free via app of the day @ myAppFree app) after hard reset?
Also for PC?

Answer:Can I reinstall premium apps (which I own for free) after hard reset?

you should be able to.
once you own it, you own it.

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There are no "Settings", "Device Hub", and other life-needed apps after the hard-reset of my phone running Windows 10 TP. What should I do?

Answer:Apps missing after hard-reset on Windows 10 TP for Phones

If they are "life needed" then:-
- Restore back to 8.1 and never update to W10
- End life ?
Posted via the Windows Central App for Android

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Contemplating a new laptop build with an SSD and was wondering if anyone had any experience installing and running any heavy apps (games) off of an SD card?

The thought is if I go with a smaller SSD there are a couple games I'd like to play (each which end up being 4-8 gigs installed) that would fit nicely on a stack of old SD cards but I'm wondering if the performance would be too slow off a Class 6 card.

Basically wondering if it's worth the investment to jump from a 128gig SSD to a 256, or ditch the optical drive for a bay mounted HDD.

Thoughts?
 

Answer:Running apps/games off an SD card?

It's just another form of storage, based on Flash-RAM media, so it'll work like any other form of storage but it's going to be MUCH slower than most anything else out there. While the random access times are low (similar to an SSD) the sheer transfer rates are where you're going to get murdered, especially if whatever apps you intend to use happen to have lots of small files, < 4KB in size.

If you think SSDs take hits with < 4KB files, SD cards get outright murdered by 'em, most notably in situations where you're trying to use them as active storage for running apps off 'em, they'll just be horridly slow.

Why not just get another small SSD and add that into the system instead of trying to make a jump to a larger SSD overall? And I don't mean throw another drive in there for RAID 0 stuff - I mean another SSD for apps/games/etc, the same reasons you were considering using SD cards
 

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Hi, a question, I'm running windows 10, no probs, but I have a 32GB sd card and from time to time it gets out of space when I check all of it is taken by games and apps, even though I never download apps or play games, I tested the card on a pc and is a genuine 32gb, when I put the card on a computer the mentioned apps and games are hidden files, is any way I can stop that issue? I have ticked up to download everything to the phone memory, but still the issue continues, thank you.

Answer:Why is my sd card full of apps and games?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Hi, a question, I'm running windows 10, no probs, but I have a 32GB sd card and from time to time it gets out of space when I check all of it is taken by games and apps, even though I never download apps or play games, I tested the card on a pc and is a genuine 32gb, when I put the card on a computer the mentioned apps and games are hidden files, is any way I can stop that issue? I have ticked up to download everything to the phone memory, but still the issue continues, thank you. You can try formatting your SD card in the phone.

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When I set default storage space to SD card, the apps doesn't get installed, and same is the case when the apps are moved from phone to SD card in Lumia 535.
Checked for OS updates, but is of no use.
Any solution, please help out

Answer:Why the apps doesn't work when the apps are moved to SD card in lumia 535?

Did you make a soft reset? Just press volume down + power button for 10 seconds and it will reboot.
Another option you have is install the apps manually, via .xap files
If anything else fails maybe a hard reset is needed but that would erase everything in your phone.

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I have installed most of my apps on sd card.I have reset my phone and has done software upgrade.Now no apps on the sd card is showing.In storage sense it is showing 3gb files as other which cannot be acessed either from pc nor mobile which are probably my apps.Is there any way to get those back?

Answer:How to get back my apps installed in the sd card after resetting the phone?

Jeez.... Hope u didn't reset the SD card as well

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tile is blank so is the app list

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I'm running out of phone memory with my Lumia phone (Windows 8). How do I move apps photos music and videos to the SD card?

Answer:How do I move apps photos etc. to the SD card of my Lumia phone?

For moving photos, music and videos you can use this app by Microsoft.
Files for Windows Phone http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=...9-3526f54fc25e
For apps, head to Settings > Storage Sense > Apps and move the ones you want one by one or even multiple selections to your SD Card.

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I have a Windows 8.1 Nokia Lumia 635. Every time I insert my micro SD card into the phone, the Wifi and all of my downloaded apps, like Tumblr and all my games, stop working properly. The games, for example, tell me I have over 600,000 hours to wait a new life. The others just won't load. Every time this happens I have to take out the SD card and reset the phone entirely to get it to work again. The SD card works perfectly fine otherwise.

Answer:Apps stop working whenever SD card is inserted into the phone.

Did you try reformatting the card?

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I moved all my Xbox games to my SD card (14gb worth), and it says my phone storage is being used by mostly apps and games. It never went down after moving my games. Any help? Thanks!

Answer:Latest build; phone storage being used by apps on SD card?

Should we assume by "latest build" you mean Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.11?
You may want to try a soft reset, or even just a "power cycle" where you power down and back on. Afterward, go back to the storage and check it again. It should refresh the data after a soft reset. There are times that there is a delay in getting that data refreshed in this build.

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I hard resetted my lumia 1020, and I had my apps backed up before. Now I'm using my phone normally, but I can't find in the settings how to restore backed up data. Any help on that issue, please?

Answer:How can I restore my backed up apps after hard reset on lumia 1020?

Did you use the same MS account when you signed into your phone? If not, then you don't have any backup information.
If you used the same account and you didn't get your apps you can go to the Store and tap the ... then tap 'my apps' to download your apps. Keep in mind that app data does not get backed up.

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With the release of windows 8.1 we are able to install apps in memory card.
If we want to change the memory card in which apps are installed (to a more GB memory card), does copying all items from old SD card to new one will be fine OR does it affect the installed apps ?

Answer:Is it possible to copy apps from one microSD card to another with Windows Phone 8.1 update?

You have to reinstall them.

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I installed many apps locker they all work fine but I can still access apps from the all apps list.

Answer:My apps locker work fine but apps can be accessed from the all apps list, how can I prevent this?

Yes. There is no such thing as a real app locker app in Windows Phones. This is because third party apps are not allowed to interact or interfere with other third party apps due to Windows Phone Sandboxing technology.
If the developer was careful with his app, he or she would have indicated the limitations of the "app locker" he created in the app description. Otherwise, if there is no such disclaimer about the limitations of the app in the app description, the user is encouraged to report the app to Microsoft as a fraudulent or misleading app.

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Hello Guys am planning to buy a new SD Card For my Lumia, As Windows phone 8.1 allows us to install apps on External Memory, Can a Class 6 SD card Can Handle those applications to be installed on that Card???
Will there be any Limits, Or should i go with a class 10 SD Card??

Answer:Can class 6 SD card handle apps or Games Smoothly??

Hi Asik,
a class 6 mean 6MB/s, if you have a 60MB-game it means the OS need up to 10 seconds to load this game (it is not really so, but you can assume it). A class 10 mean at least 10MB/s, so you are 40% faster.
The question is: why not directly a class10 SD? If you want to be fast, it is better. If you doesn't care about 40%, a class 6 is also ok.
Normally, games are loaded in the RAM, so it is only slow to load. Once it is loaded it should be fast. But I would buy a 64GB class 10 (my favorite is Kingston) SD for 30$.

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Any way to download games n apps besides the store because I don't like it at all.

Answer:Are there any apps/games for Windows Phone other than those in the Windows Phone Store?

No. Only apps and games in the Windows Phone Store can be installed.

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As the title says, how do I put apps onto my 64 Gb "Secure Digital Storage Device (D", (Micro SD memory card).
I have it listed under "Libraries" in "File Explorer" at the moment. I have installed all my pictures in there,
along with "File History". Now I need to put some large apps in there too, if possible.
Thank you.

Answer:How do I install apps or SD memory card?

I don't believe you can do that, if what you intend, is for ALL the app components to be housed on the SD card. Apps typically install components in Program Data, Program Files, INF, and other folders. While it MIGHT be possible to move some of these to the SD card, you also have to deal with Registry entries. And, even if you could move the registry files to the SD card, you would not want to do that.

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I am using lumia 520 and updated OS upto the version of 8.10.12397.895
recently i bought a memory card of 32gb and installed many apps on it.. it is a 32GB transcend, and installed apps upto 12GB .. I didnt updated the OS intentionally since i was busy from past three months..
now my doubt is about the apps on memory card, if i updated OS it will obviously take more time to restart the phone completing migrating data etc etc processes which occurs during the update.. so to avoid this can i remove my card and update the phone? and after updating, can i simply put the card back again in the phone with all the apps i installed in it now? will the apps work normally after putting card back after completing the update?

Answer:Help needed regarding apps on memory card

As long as you remove the sd card from the system before ejecting it, there'll be no issues. But I can tell you that it doesn't have the slightest effect on data migration during the update process, if the card is inserted or not. Data migration is done on the phone's internal memory alone.

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I bought a 15 euro gift card for my phone because I can't use any of the other payment methods. I redeemed it in the store on my phone. But when I try to buy an app I just get the 3 standard payment options, no mention of the 15 euros that are supposedly on my account. What is this bs? How do I actually use the money I payed for?

Answer:How do I use money from a windows gift card for apps and games on my 1520?

Credits are on your Microsoft Account, or should be... And that should be set to the option. If you don't see it there should be a link to change the payment method.
Have you visited your Microsoft Account online to verify the credit?

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Hi folks,

is there a way to force win7 to unload/close/kill (last resort)
applications from the virtual memory even if the gui & any icon
disappeared from the desk-task bar, when i closed them ?

a reg fix maybe ?

Answer:Once i close an application, it shud not remain in the Vm (4some apps)

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Hey guys,
I'm currently using a Lumia 630 with a 16gb memory card. I'm planning on expanding to a 32gb card but all (well most) of my apps and all my music is stored in my mem card. Is it possible to transfer all the app data to the new one when I buy it? Or will I lose app data and have to reinstall them?
Please help.

Answer:Transfer Apps data to new memory card

ONLY way to do this (without app data loss)
- move your apps to your phone from your old memory card
- remove the (old) memory card
- insert the (new) memory card
- then transfer them from phone to NEW memory card
- this may take several cycles depending on available memory on your phone.
Don't forget to format the NEW memory card on your phone. To transfer the music, you can use Easy Transfer (with a PC, Tablet, laptop) for card to card ...
or backup your music to your PC, Tablet, Laptop & write it to the NEW memory card from there.

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Updated my Lumia 1320 to 8.1. Moved all my apps to my memory card. But my memory card got corrupted and became unusable. Bought a new card, but all my apps show as unavailable. I tried reinstalling the apps, but gives an error 8103010d. Will i have to reset my phone? Since i have all my setting and messages backed up, it should restore and automatically download all my apps. Or should i just uninstall and reinstall all my apps??

Answer:WP 8.1 : Moved all apps on memory card. And card got corrupted.

I would reset the phone to default settings and load all form backup. You will likely have to reinstall your apps manually (am not sure) but the apps are definitely linked to your MS account so you won't need to buy them again, just install. But remember it may not apply to in-app purchases (eg. level in a game) you may need to buy such products again.

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I'm from Indonesia, on Windows 10 and I wanted to purchase the Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta.
The thing is, I can't purchase it through my phone billing and that I don't have an international debit/credit card.
I'm thinking of buying a windows store gift card but all the gift cards available here is set on US region.
What I'm asking is, can I redeem the US Windows Store gift card with my region in Indonesia. And if I don't, can I just switch it to US region first to redeem and then buy the game and then switch back to Indonesia?

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Last night my Lumia 925 randomly locked up (which it seems to do quite often) so I did a soft reset and then noticed a bunch of problems.
First I noticed a bunch of my app tiles were blank or only displaying the app name. That happens from time to time when apps are updated or decide to lose track of the day. So I tried to go in and refresh them. But a lot of them wouldn't open. Others will open but crash immediately, and others still will open and display their info but won't update their live tiles. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling some of them but it has had no effect.
In addition to apps not behaving, various settings windows won't open. I thought maybe my phone updated and the update was buggy, but I can't check because Extras+Info crashes before opening.
Also, in my app list the first 4 apps are things I did not install, and don't look normal. @{Miscrosoft.BingTranslate, @{Microsoft.MSBatterySaver, @{Microsoft.MSCalendar, and @{Microsoft.MSPodcast. Pretty sure none of those are supposed to be displaying that way.
I didn't attempt to install anything. I've been running 8.1. I don't know if there was an update pushed out last night that I didn't notice installing.
But my phone isn't working and I am frustrated.
Anyone know what's wrong or have suggestions?

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Hello!

My Dell XPS L502X laptop is constantly having hard crashes, watchdog BSODs, and extremely high disk (and sometimes memory) usage. This normally occurs while using the Netflix/Hulu apps or running games in Steam, both separately or simultaneously. I can generally get almost an entire day of Netflix/Hulu, and sometimes am able to play a game for awhile before the crashing occurs.

For reference, here are a list of the errors I have encountered:

BSOD "video_scheduler_internal_error"BSOD "Clock_Watchdog_Timeout"NVIDIA OpenGL "Unable to recover from a kernal exception. Error code 3 (subcode 2)Display driver stopped responding and has recovered "Display driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version (XXX.XX)** stopped responding and has successfully recovered.stuttering, checkered pattern (only on secondary monitor) locking up entire system

**I used several different drivers
Games absolutely crash 9/10 times more than Netflix/Hulu or even YouTube (which I don't think has ever caused a crash.....goodguyyoutube.jpg). Most games don't even make it past 5 minutes.

The levels of usage observed in Task Manager as follows:

Memory: 30%-49%
Disk: 70%-100%
[This primarily occurs when launching pretty much any application or performing a task]
Things I have done to problem solve:
3-5 clean installs of Windows 10 64bit Home EditionDDU+ clean install of either older drivers or updated driverssfc /scannow | dism /online /cleanup-image /r... Read more

Answer:BSOD & hard crashes playing Steam games and/or using Netflix/Hulu apps

Hello robotparrot and welcome to 10 Forums!

Most of the BSODs were caused by nvlddmkm.sys which is the Nvidia Graphics Card driver, I noticed that you are running an older version of it:


Code:
nvlddmkm 1/22/2016 7:25:59 PM

I would recommend that you update the drivers for maximum stability.

http://www.geforce.com/drivers

Edit: Oh and when you install the drivers be sure to select custom installation and there should be a tick box for doing a clean installation! It will basically remove the old drivers etc.

Cheers, Boris

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Hello!

My Dell XPS L502X laptop is constantly having hard crashes, watchdog BSODs, and extremely high disk (and sometimes memory) usage. This normally occurs while using the Netflix/Hulu apps or running games in Steam, both separately or simultaneously. I can generally get almost an entire day of Netflix/Hulu, and sometimes am able to play a game for awhile before the crashing occurs.

For reference, here are a list of the errors I have encountered:

BSOD "video_scheduler_internal_error"BSOD "Clock_Watchdog_Timeout"NVIDIA OpenGL "Unable to recover from a kernal exception. Error code 3 (subcode 2)Display driver stopped responding and has recovered "Display driver NVIDIA Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Version (XXX.XX)** stopped responding and has successfully recovered.stuttering, checkered pattern (only on secondary monitor) locking up entire system

**I used several different drivers
Games absolutely crash 9/10 times more than Netflix/Hulu or even YouTube (which I don't think has ever caused a crash.....goodguyyoutube.jpg). Most games don't even make it past 5 minutes.

The levels of usage observed in Task Manager as follows:

Memory: 30%-49%
Disk: 70%-100%
[This primarily occurs when launching pretty much any application or performing a task]
Things I have done to problem solve:
3-5 clean installs of Windows 10 64bit Home EditionDDU+ clean install of either older drivers or updated driverssfc /scannow | dism /online /cleanup-image /r... Read more

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I have a L950XL Dual-SIM that I was thrilled to get when it first hit the market. Loved the fact that I can now use a 200GB microSD card in it. I take a lot of photographs and love my camera. However, I swap my photos from my phone to my PC quite frequently. This is where my problem becomes apparent. If I load photos on the microSD card, either loaded through phone with microSD inside or on microSD card through PC, the photos app starts creating thumbnails for photos but using large amount of memory on the microSD card. 8GB of photo file (*.jpg) will use up an additional 15GBs. In the storage selection under settings, the microSD card shows 8GB under photos but 15GB under System & reserved (this is not including the amount that is already being used for the phone. At this point, if I were to remove the microSD card out of the phone, the memory usage under System & reserved will then decrease back to its original usage of 3GB or less. Through a little hunting and searching, I found that the phone creates a folder where it saves duplicates of the same thumbnails under separate sub-folders. If I were to load 16GB of photos in 32GB microSD card, the photos app cannot create thumbnails for all photo files. This issue is not present in an Android phone. I really do not want to abandon Windows 10 Mobile. Has anyone else noticed this?

Answer:Why is photos apps using up more memory on microSD card than the photo files themselves?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I have a L950XL Dual-SIM that I was thrilled to get when it first hit the market. Loved the fact that I can now use a 200GB microSD card in it. I take a lot of photographs and love my camera. However, I swap my photos from my phone to my PC quite frequently. This is where my problem becomes apparent. If I load photos on the microSD card, either loaded through phone with microSD inside or on microSD card through PC, the photos app starts creating thumbnails for photos but using large amount of memory on the microSD card. 8GB of photo file (*.jpg) will use up an additional 15GBs. In the storage selection under settings, the microSD card shows 8GB under photos but 15GB under System & reserved (this is not including the amount that is already being used for the phone. At this point, if I were to remove the microSD card out of the phone, the memory usage under System & reserved will then decrease back to its original usage of 3GB or less. Through a little hunting and searching, I found that the phone creates a folder where it saves duplicates of the same thumbnails under separate sub-folders. If I were to load 16GB of photos in 32GB microSD card, the photos app cannot create thumbnails for all photo files. This issue is not present in an Android phone. I really do not want to abandon Windows 10 Mobile. Has anyone else noticed this? do you have onedrive set to show photos on the phone by any chance?
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hi, my phone storage is full.and i have installed app on ext.sd card .now i want to transfer my app from one memory card to other memory card . how can i transfer app from one sd to another?

Answer:How can I transfer my apps from one memory card to another memory card?

I don't think you can transfer apps from one memory card to another.

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Lumia 635 version 1607 / 10.0.14393.67 / 02040.00021.15235.50004 / 6.1.0.0

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Hi
Is anyway to edit "all Apps", especially to remove some icons from?
I have uninstalled Edge, but the icon is still in Start menu of ?all apps?.

Tom

Answer:Remove icons from uninstalled apps on "All apps"

Hello Tom, and welcome to Ten Forums.

The tutorial below can show you how to add and remove items from All apps.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...dows-10-a.html

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I want to make a call; I click on the phone icon it opens (if you call as soon as you open the app it closes) and closes. The same with my messages and anything that's saved to my phone. What is happening?!

Answer:Why is my phone not letting me go in any of my apps on my phone (Lumia Cyan) or my messages?

Have you restarted the Phone yet?

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Hello together,

I am new here and I can't find my Question answered for the last three Days now....

I wish to remove from "All Apps" some Programs. I do not wish to uninstall them, but just to remove them from that list.

I found that I can add here X:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu things to autostart, but thats mostly it.

As example, i wish to remove "Steam" folder and Link in the "All Apps" .... but I cannot find anything how to do, besides of a uninstall

Same goes for lots of other stuff I get from Windows as default added... Cortana, Groove-Music, Mail, Contacts, Xbox and what not. I am simply not using all that stuff and it just bothers me that i have to scroll everytime so long to get where i want.

Is there a way, an Program or something that I can hide/remove here all unwanted Links to stuff I do not use at all?

In Win7 I had such a neat and completely clean Startmenu. This Tiles are nice, but I want to have everything clean and the way I want it, and not how the OS is forcing me to have. Like Accesoire... that Point in Win7 really came down to the Stuff i am SOMETIMES using, everything else was removed. IF i need something, i can check where to find that Application via Explorer.... and well, that never happened till now

Any idea how to do that or what Application I can use for a cleanup?

Answer:Remove/Hide Apps in "All Apps"

Oh damn! ... I think I have found it, by accident

Start -> All Apps -> Folder:AMD Catalyst Control Center -> Right Click on App:AMD Catalyst Control Center -> More -> Open Folder (Can't translate it correctly to English as it is German Language OS) -> VOILA!

X:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

Seems like I can move and remove Stuff to get everything sorted out as i need it!

Whohooo.

Edit: Maybe not that easy *sigh* removed several things, but the folder/link still exists, but doesn't work anymore and there are not all Apps to find.. like xbox and other System bloated stuff.

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Hello together,

I am new here and I can't find my Question answered for the last three Days now....

I wish to remove from "All Apps" some Programs. I do not wish to uninstall them, but just to remove them from that list.

I found that I can add here X:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu things to autostart, but thats mostly it.

As example, i wish to remove "Steam" folder and Link in the "All Apps" .... but I cannot find anything how to do, besides of a uninstall

Same goes for lots of other stuff I get from Windows as default added... Cortana, Groove-Music, Mail, Contacts, Xbox and what not. I am simply not using all that stuff and it just bothers me that i have to scroll everytime so long to get where i want.

Is there a way, an Program or something that I can hide/remove here all unwanted Links to stuff I do not use at all?

In Win7 I had such a neat and completely clean Startmenu. This Tiles are nice, but I want to have everything clean and the way I want it, and not how the OS is forcing me to have. Like Accesoire... that Point in Win7 really came down to the Stuff i am SOMETIMES using, everything else was removed. IF i need something, i can check where to find that Application via Explorer.... and well, that never happened till now

Any idea how to do that or what Application I can use for a cleanup?

Answer:Remove/Hide Apps in "All Apps"

Oh damn! ... I think I have found it, by accident

Start -> All Apps -> Folder:AMD Catalyst Control Center -> Right Click on App:AMD Catalyst Control Center -> More -> Open Folder (Can't translate it correctly to English as it is German Language OS) -> VOILA!

X:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs

Seems like I can move and remove Stuff to get everything sorted out as i need it!

Whohooo.

Edit: Maybe not that easy *sigh* removed several things, but the folder/link still exists, but doesn't work anymore and there are not all Apps to find.. like xbox and other System bloated stuff.

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I am not able to see any results in any of the games categories. Also when searching for a particular game none of the results shown are valid to my search. Is the Windows apps and games store app down our is there a problem with my phone? I have been having this problem at least for a month now. I'm from India.

Answer:Windows apps and games store app down? Shows no results in all of the games categories.

It is currently down for most people for the last few hours, not months though.

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So, right after installing W10, I spent a bunch of time messing around with the new Start Menu. I wound up removing a bunch of items from my "Most Used Apps" list by right-clicking on them and selecting "Do not show in this list".
I've not got my Start Menu setup the way I'd like it, but those apps I removed from the "Most Used Apps" list, of course, aren't showing up.
Does anyone know where or how to reset that "Most Used Apps" list?
Thanks!

Answer:How do I reset Most Used Apps?

Tim,
I've been digging for a solution to this for quite a bit. I have not had any success so far.
I'll keep watching this thread - hopefully someone will chime-in with a solution.
Mark

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Question: Ads in phone apps

Do ads in phone apps like iOS or Android pose a security threat ever ?
 

Answer:Ads in phone apps

I'd say yes, as I ran MBAM the other day on my Android and it had some weird malware. On the other hand, they drain your data limit, battery and CPU.
 

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Which is best to install apps? Phone or SD card?

Answer:Apps on SD or phone

Hard to say
Your choice
Never had app problems from SD
I always install on SD to save room on phone

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Question: Apps for my phone

Hi....J have a Lumia 640 mobile....how do I get Snapchat on my phone....I find there is a lot of apps that I can't get....usually only iOS or Android

Answer:Apps for my phone

Snapchat is not available on Windows Phone / Mobile. If you have any further questions, kindly register on to the forums and post the question in the appropriate forum.

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Question: phone apps

IfI want to create an app, but don't know how to start--is there an online class? What kind of in person class would I take?
 

Answer:phone apps

what kind of app are you looking for? What is the desired goal in mind?

Little vague there.........
 

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Today one of the apps my brother uses for art stopped working. It would crash upon attempting to open at least 90% of the time. When it would finally open, it was unusable as nothing could be selected.
So the options we had were to reinstall it which would have consumed a lot of data or reset it which took a few seconds. After the reset, what do you know, the app opened perfectly and it's useable. The only downside is that his paintings were lost (probably I'm getting a bashing over this)
So if any of your apps stop working and you don't feel like going through the process of uninstalling and reinstalling, try the reset
Go to settings > system > apps > select the app > advanced options > reset
Try it out for a quicker way of getting apps working

Answer:Apps not working? Reset them :-)

Title should say "not" instead of "now" :)

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Question: Default apps reset

After downloading the latest Windows update, my laptop's default apps reset, and I had to change them back. Is this supposed to happen during the update?

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Hi
How to reset "notification from these apps" windows 10 ?
I have uninstalled apps on the list .

Answer:How to reset notification from these apps

Do you mean this Action Center - Use in Windows 10

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After I hard reset of my Lumia 930(8.1), the [Lumia Camera] still here, but the [Camera] is missing from the "ALL SETTINGS", also [Call+SMS Filter] is also missing from "Settings/system". Apps Store doesn't offer these to reinstall. Does anybody know what happened?

Answer:Apps missing after reset of 930(8.1)

Hi, Call & SMS filter has been retired, the replacement is Bloc and Filter - do you have that?
I'm running Win10 myself so can't confirm the Camera app, although it runs on Win10M.
If you have any further info or questions, please join the Windows Central forums so that you cn reply to this thread.

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