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  1. mikosoft's Avatar
    • Apperantly, MS did some changes in the Exchange client. I was not able to setup an Exchange account for Google Apps.
    How on Earth did you managed to connect to Google Apps via Exchange? That was killed of by Google like two years ago.
    03-23-2016 02:28 AM
  2. Bogdan Balint's Avatar
    If it would be that easy...
    I don't have my e-mail as an option there, only my Outlook , and i am not using it , but Google Mail on the separate mail client !
    03-23-2016 08:11 AM
  3. Mafijoco's Avatar
    I think what you missed is that you are comparing a beta WM10 to a production WP8.1.

    And maybe that if you think desktop Windows 10 isn't better than Desktop Windows 8.1 you are in the minority.
    No w10m is a downgrade in options and speed aswell as fluidity.
    03-31-2016 06:34 PM
  4. P1ng0fDeath's Avatar
    Why is there a 1-4 seconds delay for pictures to show up on the gallery?
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    03-31-2016 09:57 PM
  5. MysticForce's Avatar
    After 4 months of use 10 windows mobile, I can say that it is ok but Windows Phone is far better for my needs after long use both systems.
    I'm going back to Windows Phone with my Lumia 640 XL and here's why:

    * With W10M my camera did not work ok when it is supposed to take images of the highest resolution supported. Camera was resuming with the camera app I could not use camera app for video when it is used to record in the best quality at 30fps, and also lower quality . I had resuming and app Camera could not be used, I jhad to do reset on build 586.
    * Windows 10 is slower, WP 8.1 is still flying pretty fast. Tiles animation is better for me.
    * Some applications run slower on w10m such as 6tag, viber - notification and display incoming text messages on Viber. The handset and SMS to open more quickly.
    * Cortana is much more stable on WP8.1 and faster. On w10m is crashing.
    * The action of opening apps is too slow on W10M. Some apps does not start on click on tile, sensitivity of the screen is not good on w10m, on wp 8.1 sensitivity is better. I don't see a reason for that.
    * Return or windows button are reacting faster on wp8.1. On w10m is resuming everything and all the time.
    * Applications like WhatsApp and Viber are the same on this systems, only the FB is different, but here in wp 8.1 runs faster and better. Viber is not slow.
    * Notably longer lasting batteries with wp8.1
    * MUSIC is a far better player from Groove. Music allows you to make a playlist via computer using winamp a groove just do not see this list created from computer. It is difficult job to someone like me who likes to combine songs and must hand the phone to a song by song added to the list.
    * Touch on screen better respond on wp8.1, double-click the screen turned on phone screen while on W10M not turns on the screen.
    * wp8.1 is organizing photos better and according to date and not in hundred folders.

    From w10m I miss the wordflow on Serbian and useful Action Center.
    I also like what W10M has a background behind the tiles that can be transparent.
    I'll see, I will test wp8.1 in next days. But unfortunately in my experience w10m is not satisfying. w10m is not fast enough and not so stable.
    While on wp8.1 never knock anything and everything is going very fluid and fast.
    04-02-2016 12:48 PM
  6. ori freiman's Avatar
    I upgraded my Lumia 640 recently.
    And I have few bugs:
    -when I'm in the Facebook app, sometimes the app just close herself, same thing happens in WhatsApp.

    -when I'm taping on WhatsApp it's sometimes don't let Me write more then one word, I'm Taiping a word and after that I'm just pressing on words and it's not writing anything on the massage.

    - when scroll down on Microsoft edge sometimes therein go crazy and show the page very unclear

    Sorry for my bad English, I've tried my best,
    I'll love for some help, thank you!
    Last edited by ori freiman; 04-08-2016 at 01:16 AM. Reason: forgot something
    04-08-2016 01:05 AM
  7. Gaurav Sag's Avatar
    it happen when you are running out memory or you did not clear history of browser . Secondly I will suggest you take backup and reset your phone and then scan your memory card your all issue will be resolve
    ori freiman likes this.
    04-08-2016 02:07 AM
  8. Rinsun's Avatar
    Thanks for your advice.I was having the same typing problem with whatsapp on W10 535DS and had been looking for anyone else facing the same problem .Problem was solved with clearing of browser history .
    04-08-2016 07:10 AM
  9. Martin Oscar Caballero Sartor's Avatar
    Hi everyone.

    I bought my first Windows Phone even though I already knew it's an almost dead plattform. It didn't matter to me; I come from Android (Sony Xperia M) and I was sick and tired with the internal memory shortages in low- and mid-range Android phones. Plus, the asking price for the Lumia 535 was unmatched on the price/quality rate and I fell in love with the front-facing camera. No, the lack of apps was not a problem, either. I'm used to install few due to the litle memory on the Android devices I used before.

    Windows Phone 8.1 left a very positive impression but I always like to try new things so I pdated to Windows 10 when it was offically available. I like most of the changes (I don't know the full changelog from 8.1 to 10). Although I like WIndows 10 (and I'm using it on my notebook too), I felt Microsoft tricked us into "upgrading" to a half-baked, half-@$$ed OS. Most notably, dictating and text-to-voice seem to rely now on Cortana. Otherwise I dont understand why it's not available anymore for me (Cortana is not available here).

    Bing Search has lost any funcionality other than text search. no music search nor Bing Vision. The app looks uglier too. Foll screen background are gone forever.

    The lock screen seems to have lost some functionality. On WP 8.1 I could have a wather image related to the current weather status. Now this is gone. Most of the information available on the lock screen is useless because text is abruptly cut out at the end of the screen (no text wrap).

    It seems some of the settings don't work at all. For example, text mesage reading is neabled but it doesn't work. Also, I try to download a language pack for the voice and it always end in errors thus I'm unable to install it.

    On the plus side, I like the new full screen background for the Start screen, tile transparency and double-tap-to-lock and double-tap-to-unlock features. Also, I lik the new Settings screen, even though I think the old one with big text was better for the visually impaired.

    I know Windows 10 will be updated over time and thereare new builds and an Anniversary Update coming, but still, whywould Microsoft strip a good OS of some of its cooler features in an "upgrade"?

    In case you are wondering, my OS version is 10.0.10586.164. Does it mean that this is Build 10586, right? I haven't received any build update lately even though I search for updates from the phone every day. Should I install Upgrade Advisor (again) for that? I used it to "upgrade" to W10.
    Last edited by Martin Oscar Caballero Sartor; 04-08-2016 at 03:30 PM.
    04-08-2016 03:19 PM
  10. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Hi everyone.

    I bought my first Windows Phone even though I already knew it's an almost dead plattform. It didn't matter to me; I come from Android (Sony Xperia M) and I was sick and tired with the internal memory shortages in low- and mid-range Android phones. Plus, the asking price for the Lumia 535 was unmatched on the price/quality rate and I fell in love with the front-facing camera. No, the lack of apps was not a problem, either. I'm used to install few due to the litle memory on the Android devices I used before.

    Windows Phone 8.1 left a very positive impression but I always like to try new things so I pdated to Windows 10 when it was offically available. I like most of the changes (I don't know the full changelog from 8.1 to 10). Although I like WIndows 10 (and I'm using it on my notebook too), I felt Microsoft tricked us into "upgrading" to a half-baked, half-@$$ed OS. Most notably, dictating and text-to-voice seem to rely now on Cortana. Otherwise I dont understand why it's not available anymore for me (Cortana is not available here).

    Bing Search has lost any funcionality other than text search. no music search nor Bing Vision. The app looks uglier too. Foll screen background are gone forever.

    The lock screen seems to have lost some functionality. On WP 8.1 I could have a wather image related to the current weather status. Now this is gone. Most of the information available on the lock screen is useless because text is abruptly cut out at the end of the screen (no text wrap).

    It seems some of the settings don't work at all. For example, text mesage reading is neabled but it doesn't work. Also, I try to download a language pack for the voice and it always end in errors thus I'm unable to install it.

    On the plus side, I like the new full screen background for the Start screen, tile transparency and double-tap-to-lock and double-tap-to-unlock features. Also, I lik the new Settings screen, even though I think the old one with big text was better for the visually impaired.

    I know Windows 10 will be updated over time and thereare new builds and an Anniversary Update coming, but still, whywould Microsoft strip a good OS of some of its cooler features in an "upgrade"?

    In case you are wondering, my OS version is 10.0.10586.164. Does it mean that this is Build 10586, right? I haven't received any build update lately even though I search for updates from the phone every day. Should I install Upgrade Advisor (again) for that? I used it to "upgrade" to W10.
    You don't have nothing to install for updates. Last official released build is .164, (digits after dot are important) so you got that already. Others are Insider
    04-09-2016 02:49 AM
  11. Gaurav Sag's Avatar
    Thanks for your advice.I was having the same typing problem with whatsapp on W10 535DS and had been looking for anyone else facing the same problem .Problem was solved with clearing of browser history .
    Welcome . If you guys are having any issue you can tag me so i can help out ASAP

    HOPE IS BEST THING YOU CAN GIVE TO OTHERS .....
    04-10-2016 11:37 PM
  12. Koen C's Avatar
    I like most of the changes (I don't know the full changelog from 8.1 to 10). Although I like WIndows 10 (and I'm using it on my notebook too), I felt Microsoft tricked us into "upgrading" to a half-baked, half-@$$ed OS.
    .
    Yep...
    04-16-2016 10:01 AM
  13. Nogitsune Micah's Avatar
    Having used Windows 10 mobile off and on since summer 2015 and reverting back to 8.1, I have been using the OS religiously since December and it is amazing.

    Yes there are some bugs and glitches and crashes. Nothing too major for me and besides it is not like the other OSes(Android and IOS) aren't prone to it so why does Windows 10 mobile get crucified?

    My devices used are
    - Lumia 1520 (Now benched because it is broken)
    - Lumia 640 XL (Partially broken due to shattered glass)
    -Alcatel OneTouch fierce XL

    I am using 3 distinct devices with varying specs and the experience is great.
    I cant see myself ever using WP 8.1 again simply because it feels so dated to what we have and each build is amazing.

    I strongly recommend you all try it if you haven't. though I may revert my 640 XL back to 8.1 just to test it out.
    04-17-2016 12:38 AM
  14. P1ng0fDeath's Avatar
    Using W10M on my 930 for some weeks now (non-insider) and facing battery drain and random reboots (4 so far), even after hard reset without restoring backup.... Anyone else?
    04-20-2016 10:30 AM
  15. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Using W10M on my 930 for some weeks now (non-insider) and facing battery drain and random reboots (4 so far), even after hard reset without restoring backup.... Anyone else?
    Follow the checklist:

    1 - log out video skype
    2 - disable all background apps you don't need (leave Messages, Phone, Alarms, ect)
    3 - Disable Edge sync
    4 - Disable Onedrive video upload
    5 - Disable in Photo "Show Onedrive pics "
    6 - In Settings -> Diagnostic, set level to base
    P1ng0fDeath likes this.
    04-20-2016 12:03 PM
  16. P1ng0fDeath's Avatar
    Follow the checklist:

    1 - log out video skype
    2 - disable all background apps you don't need (leave Messages, Phone, Alarms, ect)
    3 - Disable Edge sync
    4 - Disable Onedrive video upload
    5 - Disable in Photo "Show Onedrive pics "
    6 - In Settings -> Diagnostic, set level to base
    Already tried some of those, will try the others. Thx
    04-20-2016 04:24 PM
  17. SIARHEI KUCHUK's Avatar
    i hate circle icons for people contacts. They are so much in contrast to rectangle tiles. Also in Belarus circle icons of people are used when person dies to put it on his grave. So skype and contacts looks so ugly.
    Maurizio Troso likes this.
    04-24-2016 04:41 PM
  18. P1ng0fDeath's Avatar
    My phone wasted around 50% of battery within barely one hour of browsing last night. Don't know what else to try.
    05-03-2016 05:18 AM
  19. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    My phone wasted around 50% of battery within barely one hour of browsing last night. Don't know what else to try.
    Edge drains by itself
    05-03-2016 05:31 AM
  20. P1ng0fDeath's Avatar
    Edge drains by itself
    Yep, looks like Edge is the culprit.
    Maurizio Troso likes this.
    05-03-2016 10:19 AM
  21. Ivan05il's Avatar
    What really impressed me was how my phone did not let me in the Update setting to check the download progress. Then it would not turn off gracefully, I had to force the shutdown. It's not that I wanted something obscure, it's a pretty mainstream thing I'd say. So yes, I am impressed how they manage to pack in so many bugs.
    05-11-2016 11:40 AM
  22. libra89's Avatar
    This seems like the appropriate place to post my impressions on Windows 10 Mobile.

    I joined Insider on my Lumia 640, and went for the Release Preview. That has been (mostly) nice. So far, my battery life has matched 8.1 just about (a day and some; yesterday was the first time I charged my phone since early Saturday evening). It's really cool that there's finally a timer built into the clock. The start screen customization really allows for so many options (you can really do 8.1 style setup or full image wallpaper). GroupMe is so much better, Twitter is really nice looking! I am finding out the importance of good third-party apps because bad ones are just annoying.

    Pinned sites are so ugly, I really wish that it was better looking. The camera seems to be decent. I also reinstalled Lumia Camera Beta to see if there's a difference in picture quality on auto but it seems hard to find said difference.

    It's cool that it feels like a new phone! However, I am missing a social app, and it's kind of driving me nuts. Unfortunately, all of the apps in the Store for it crash and aren't really good in general. For this app, I noticed that I use it way more on the weekdays, especially at work. I have pinned the site for it but that comes with it's own annoyances, like not updating.
    05-24-2016 09:10 AM
  23. KrassenH's Avatar
    Hi guys,

    using a Nokia Lumia 730 for about 18 months, was using a 800 (WP7) for 3 years before that.
    3 or 4 days ago bought a MS 650 DS for my wife, and my initial impressions of W 10 M were very positive, so I decided to upgrade my own 730 to the new platform. It is not an Insider build, but rather the official version.

    However, trying for 3 days is pushing me to revert to the old WP 8.1, and here are the reasons (things I DON'T like):

    1. The QR reader, that was natively built in the OS is gone, and this was one great advantage over other OS... now it seems I have to rely on 3rd party apps...
    2. Certain apps, like Here maps and Here drive are not supported and cannot be used any longer... and these were probably the best map and navi apps I have seen... They are still good on the WP 8.1. The MS maps service is way lower in quality and service. 3rd party apps again it seems...
    3. Long pressing the "Windows" button doesn't bring the voice assistant anymore. Instead, it cuts the screen vertically in two, making only the lower half usable.Why would I possible need half a screen???
    4. When in an app - game, mail, camera, etc., - pressing the Back button would go one step back each time and finaly exit and close the app. Ithought it was the same with W10M, until I decided to see all open apps. Much to my surprise, all apps I had browsed, were still open - just like in the abyssmal Android OS, which always drives me mad!!! Why, on Earth, did you do that??? If I want to leave an app open, I will simply exit without closing...
    5. Another "Android-like" feature is the change of keyboards - instead of the dedicated button, now I have to swipe the space, just as it is in Android. Not a good idea.
    6. Pressing the WiFi button used to bring up the list with available networks... now it simply turns WiFi connection on and off. Phew...
    7. Viber was "updating" for 3 days, and I finally had to uninstall and reinstall it in order to use it...
    8. The new FB skin is much worse (OK, that's subjective) than the older one and barely refreshes news feeds... I get to see the same content every time I open it.
    9. Some apps, when started, just bring up a black screen, and nothing happens, until I exit and start them again...
    10. Skype is now integrated in messaging. I was not able to find a way to separate both, and I don't like the OS to decide whether I want Skype to mess with my SMSs...
    11. Overall the speed of the OS is slower than the WP 8.1 one.

    Playing a bit with the 650, which came with W10M, makes me think there is a difference between whether W10M is genuine, or upgraded from WP 8.1. I will probably give the 10 a couple of days more, to prove me wrong, or else I would definitely go back to what I know is good.

    Thanks, just my 2 cents.
    mc_razza likes this.
    07-10-2016 02:08 PM
  24. undulose's Avatar
    Windows 10 ruined my 1520, even when I installed it after a factory reset.

    1.) Battery drain spiked up, aside from overheating problems.
    2.) My phone will suddenly go off after using mobile data, taking shots for consecutive moments and playing Doodle God and other similar games.
    3.) Now the wireless modem's also not functioning.
    4.) Phantom touches now appeared.
    07-15-2016 10:10 PM
  25. Aamir Mustafa's Avatar
    I am using windows 10 on Lumia 430 and it works like a charm. No resuming and loading screens between apps. Apps are very fast and open just instantly on such a low end device.
    08-04-2016 08:51 PM
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