Nokia Lumia 521 Tips and Tricks

Windows Phone 8
Phone: Nokia Lumia 521
Factory OS: Windows Phone 8

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Sometimes while trying to download a game from the Marketplace an error will occur and the download will stop.

To resume the download, open the Marketplace tile and choose Games. Find the game that is having the problem and select 'Check install'. Then when you're in the Marketplace downloads screen long-press on the error and choose 'try again'

If the volume of your friends' posts, comments and tweets becomes too much, you can filter them.

Go to Start, then flick left to the Applications list. Then press Settings - Applications - People. Then select Only show posts from people visible on my contact list.

Alternatively, you can go to Start - People. Then flick to What's new - All accounts. Then select the account you want to view posts from.

To disable the mobile version of websites, go to Settings - Applications - Internet Explorer and change it there.

This is useful if you get annoyed by websites automatically serving you mobile versions of their site. By following the steps above, you can tell the phone browser to act as a standard browser for each website that you browse.

To remove a call from the call history, locate the number you want to remove from the call log.

Then press and Hold on the number and select Delete

To edit a photo after you have taken it, navigate to your chosen image and press the symbol that looks like three full stops in the bottom right corner. From here, select Edit.

You will now be presented with a number of options such as Crop, Rotate, Auto-fix and Creative Studio.

If you are listening to music and want to see the Artist's album art on your lock screen there is a feature for this. Go to Start - Applications list - Settings - Lock + wallpaper. Then turn on Show artist art when playing music.

To find an address on maps, then go to a location by panning and zooming.

Then Press and Hold on a location to drop a pin.

This will give you the address of the location you have selected.

To rate your applications to help other users, go to the Applications list. Then Press and Hold on the app. Select Rate and review and give it a rating out of five

If you prefer not to have the 'Sent from my Windows Phone' message at the bottom of emails, then here is how to remove it:

Go into Mail and press the 3 dots at the bottom of the screen. Select Settings and change it there

This is useful if you don't want people to know that emails are being sent from your phone.

To pair your phone with Bluetooth speakers or a headset via Bluetooth, then start from the homescreen and scroll to the right.

Then choose Settings - Bluetooth. Then slide the Bluetooth to On. The phone will then scan for nearby Bluetooth devices. It may ask for a password for the device. Try entering 0000 or 1234.

Please note that this may not work for all devices.

 

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