08-29-2013 10:38 AM
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  1. nooaah's Avatar
    Figured I'd start a thread for this since a lot of us may be switching over from other OS's.

    Here goes my first: I can't type anything in website forms in IE or UC Browser. e.g. I can't post on this forum. The keyboard comes up then immediately goes down again. Any solutions?
    Cellus13 likes this.
    05-16-2013 11:21 AM
  2. MobileVortex's Avatar
    Some forums do not work in IE. I would suggest for this site downloading the WPCentral app from the store.
    05-16-2013 11:25 AM
  3. link68759's Avatar
    That shouldn't be happening. Any and all forums work for me. I suggest you try resetting the phone and have it replaced if the problem persists.
    Sent from my RM-824_nam_att_101 using Board Express
    05-16-2013 11:34 AM
  4. carajean's Avatar
    I just got this device and im impressed and overwhelmed. Im at work and cant get it setup like I want. One thing I will miss now that I think about it is google talk. Oh well though.
    05-16-2013 12:07 PM
  5. Funky Cricket's Avatar
    i'm hoping a gtalk solution comes out, I use it a bit with my wife, that and yahoo chat.
    05-16-2013 03:39 PM
  6. wpbrian's Avatar
    Just got this device too. What are some must have Nokia or Windows 8 apps that I wouldn't have previously had access to with a Samsung Focus S (Windows 7.5)? Thanks!
    05-16-2013 04:39 PM
  7. stmav's Avatar
    You can also look in this thread for help and tips. http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...wbie-tips.html
    05-16-2013 04:44 PM
  8. hopmedic's Avatar
    I just got this device and im impressed and overwhelmed. Im at work and cant get it setup like I want. One thing I will miss now that I think about it is google talk. Oh well though.
    Search results for "google talk" | Windows Phone (United States)

    i'm hoping a gtalk solution comes out, I use it a bit with my wife, that and yahoo chat.
    See above.



    For all who are coming from Android, check out Nokia's Transfer my Data app, and I'm thinking I'd read recently that there was a google app by Microsoft or Nokia (probably Nokia) that you run and it evaluates your apps (on android), and tells you what apps or alternative apps are on Windows Phone. Forgive me, but I tried searching for them in the Play store and came up with nothing. Google must not want me to find them. If you find them, post links for others.
    05-16-2013 05:40 PM
  9. stmav's Avatar
    05-16-2013 05:49 PM
  10. hopmedic's Avatar
    Yes!
    05-16-2013 05:52 PM
  11. carajean's Avatar
    Hey heres a question how do I get pics to show when certain people call?
    05-18-2013 11:23 AM
  12. mase123987's Avatar
    Hey heres a question how do I get pics to show when certain people call?
    This is done automatically. If there is a picture associated with the contact, it will happen. To add a picture to a contact, click on their name in the people hub, tap the pencil, and you should see the box that says add photo at the top. Also, if you link a contact with their facebook account, it will just use their facebook profile picture.
    05-18-2013 11:27 AM
  13. jhnybgood47's Avatar
    I have a couple questions:

    1) When I go into the phone the wifi, bluetooth, battery, and signal bar goes away. The only way to get them back is to swipe my finger down and then they only appear for a second. Is there a way to permanently show them at the top?

    2) Is there a way to get weather information from any app that still lets me keep my own photo on the lock screen?
    scooterbro1956 likes this.
    05-18-2013 03:13 PM
  14. mase123987's Avatar
    I have a couple questions:

    1) When I go into the phone the wifi, bluetooth, battery, and signal bar goes away. The only way to get them back is to swipe my finger down and then they only appear for a second. Is there a way to permanently show them at the top?

    2) Is there a way to get weather information from any app that still lets me keep my own photo on the lock screen?
    1. You actually just have to tap at the top, not swipe. That said, there isn't any way to keep it up all the time. I actually prefer this because I used to look at signal strength all the time (as if it mattered every five seconds).

    2. Not that I know though I haven't tried them all!
    05-18-2013 03:26 PM
  15. juan6996's Avatar
    2) Weather Flow lets you pick your own lock screen, while getting weather info. It is a very nice app.
    05-18-2013 04:33 PM
  16. reversalagent's Avatar
    I have a couple of other newbie questions for someone potentially switching:

    1. Can voice commands work without an internet connection? (ie "Call X")
    2. With #1, can you voice dictate without an internet connection?
    3. While playing with a demo, I could not find a way to search locally (meaning contents of a note, song, etc). Every time I hit search, it would just take me to bing. Am I missing something obvious?
    4. While local music is playing, can WP display lyrics?

    Thanks.
    05-18-2013 05:27 PM
  17. jhnybgood47's Avatar
    2) Weather Flow lets you pick your own lock screen, while getting weather info. It is a very nice app.

    Weather flow replaces the photo I had and put up one of their own.
    05-18-2013 05:34 PM
  18. merplerps's Avatar
    Many websites (e.g. wpcentral.com and slashdot.org) will only show in Full Desktop view in the browsers - both IE and UC Browser. I've tried switching the modes from mobile to desktop and back without any change. These would always show in mobile view on my iPhone. For wpcentral, I just grabbed the app, so it's not a concern. I miss having the mobile view on Slashdot though. Anyone know of a setting that I'm missing?
    05-18-2013 06:09 PM
  19. Rellik66's Avatar
    Many websites (e.g. wpcentral.com and slashdot.org) will only show in Full Desktop view in the browsers - both IE and UC Browser. I've tried switching the modes from mobile to desktop and back without any change. These would always show in mobile view on my iPhone. For wpcentral, I just grabbed the app, so it's not a concern. I miss having the mobile view on Slashdot though. Anyone know of a setting that I'm missing?
    Try m.wpcentral.com , Slashdot's mobile site OTOH, appears to be broken badly enough on mobile IE that Slashdot automatically reverts to classic.slashdot.com
    I have a couple of other newbie questions for someone potentially switching:

    1. Can voice commands work without an internet connection? (ie "Call X")
    2. With #1, can you voice dictate without an internet connection?
    3. While playing with a demo, I could not find a way to search locally (meaning contents of a note, song, etc). Every time I hit search, it would just take me to bing. Am I missing something obvious?
    4. While local music is playing, can WP display lyrics?

    Thanks.
    1. the Tellme feature does not require internet AFAIK.
    2. Voice dictate? like text messages and One notes? yes. I don't think you can type out office documents or post to facebook though, Tellme isn't that advanced, OTOH, Indigo looks pretty interesting.
    3. Right now, each app has their own search function, the hardware button only brings up the Bing page.
    4. Xbox music, not that I know of. Nokia Music, yes if you subscribe to Nokia Music+
    merplerps likes this.
    05-18-2013 06:31 PM
  20. nunyazz's Avatar
    I have a couple questions:

    2) Is there a way to get weather information from any app that still lets me keep my own photo on the lock screen?
    App called Weather Wallpaper lets you choose.
    05-18-2013 06:37 PM
  21. WhyFiNYC's Avatar
    Here goes my first: I can't type anything in website forms in IE or UC Browser. e.g. I can't post on this forum. The keyboard comes up then immediately goes down again. Any solutions?
    Ditto - I'm having the same issue on some forums, but it only seems to be with certain fields. On one forum, trying to type in the Quick Reply text box will give me the disappearing kb, but if I "Go Advanced," it'll let me... odd.
    05-18-2013 06:42 PM
  22. WhyFiNYC's Avatar
    Weather flow replaces the photo I had and put up one of their own.
    I just tried it - works for me, although I had a problem the first time around (in the opening set-up sequence, I didn't give it permission to control the lock screen, when I corrected that, it did pop up their own image. Going back in to the settings and re-selecting my image took care of it, though).
    05-18-2013 06:53 PM
  23. jhnybgood47's Avatar
    I just tried it - works for me, although I had a problem the first time around (in the opening set-up sequence, I didn't give it permission to control the lock screen, when I corrected that, it did pop up their own image. Going back in to the settings and re-selecting my image took care of it, though).
    yeah I just got it to work. thanks.
    05-18-2013 07:10 PM
  24. mase123987's Avatar
    As far as a search box that works for multiple things all over the phone, I bet it has something to do with Apple's patent. Samsung removed this feature from at least one of it's flagships because of a patent dispute. Maybe to do it properly, a payment to Apple would be required. Just a guess though.
    05-18-2013 08:28 PM
  25. Huime's Avatar
    Figured I'd start a thread for this since a lot of us may be switching over from other OS's.

    Here goes my first: I can't type anything in website forms in IE or UC Browser. e.g. I can't post on this forum. The keyboard comes up then immediately goes down again. Any solutions?
    Yes some forum does not play well with IE. I have a 920. Usually I used IE in desktop mode and although when I try to post it keeps bouncing away from the type box, you still can navigate back and type like normal.
    05-18-2013 09:01 PM
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