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  1. Dynamic (Lazy Init) Localization of Applications, Powered by Bing Translator.

    Please develop a new type based on string(i.e. LocalizationString) that will harness the Bing Translator API at the time of download by lazy translating the text into the device's local language and saving the translation dictionary of that app for future downloads of that locality or retrieve the existing copy of the app in that locality.

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    • Fix the bugs in notification center..!

      There are some bugs in notification center.If there are so many notifications in notification center then it lags when i scroll it down..
      i don't know that others are facing this problem or not but i think its a major issue...

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      • Fix the SD music reader. Have to take out then put back SD disk to fix your music list after adding or deleting.

        Make SD boot fresh each time phone is restarted or double files with nothing in them to play then error 80070057

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        • Set up time period during which WP is allowed to check emails

          Hi,
          Please add the From To options right after "Download new email" under each email account to specify when the phone is allowed to check emails.
          Due to some spam emails the phone alerts me about new emails in the middle of the night. It's extremely annoying. Even my old phone Nokia E71 running on Symbian had an opportunity to specify the time period during which new emails will be checked.

          Thanks!

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          • Extend Online Media Extensions To Include Sorting

            The Online Media extensibility is fantastic, however it would be better if you allowed more sorting abilities for albums, pictures and videos. Currently the sorting is:

            Albums = Title Acsending
            Pictures & Albums = CreationTimestamp Acesending

            It would be good if there was more sorting (either via the photo hub or via code) which allows all items to be sorted title\creation timestamp\last updated timestamp ascending\descending.

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            • Allow WP81 resume behavior to act like Wp8

              Hi, forcing all WP8 apps upgraded to WP81 to behave differently on resume is causing me massive headaches. Pleas allow in the WMappmanifest a selection box to force legacy resume mode so my WP81 app can function just as it did in WP8. PLEASE!!!!!!! Thanks!!!!

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              • A swipe to the right launches phone 'settings'.

                It is more convenient to go with swiping gestures is more fun being with than the tap method. However, there should be more of swipe gestures than the tap methods. To set a difference a swipe to the right should launch 'settings' menu, as a swipe to the left launches the 'apps list'.

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                • implement SuspendingDeferral as IDisposable

                  Plesae implement Windows.ApplicationModel.SuspendingDeferral as IDisposable (probably already declared in ISuspendingDeferral) and call method Complete() from within IDisposable.Dispose() to simplify its usage:

                  new:
                  using (e.SuspendingOperation.GetDeferral()) {
                  //do something
                  }

                  old:

                  SuspendingDeferral d = e.SuspendingOperation.GetDeferral();
                  //do something
                  d.Complete();

                  Thank you.

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                  • Homepage for IE

                    Hey I thought it would be really useful if users could add a homepage to their Internet Explorer for their WP like they would on a desktop/PC

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                    • Backup both low and high quality images (for security reasons)

                      Hi,
                      Currently WP8.1 allows to backup images so that low quality via data or high quality via wifi. For security reasons, I'd really like to see an option that if the high quality backup via wifi is enabled and if the phone is not currently connected to wifi, then the phone automatically creates resized (smaller) photo and uploads it via data to the cloud and then delete's the resized photo from the phone. Then, when the phone finds wifi and is able to connect, it back up the original high quality picture and deletes the resized photo from the cloud…

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                      • Search Bing News as a datasource similar to the current ability to search Bing

                        I would like to be able to pull in Bing news search results for a specified keyword

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                        • Pin-Protected apps

                          Can there please be an app that denies access to an app unless given a correct pin? Android has third-party apps that can block your apps/games with a password. Can Microsoft Corporation make a similar app, please? I would really appreciate it. Thanks, and don't forget to vote

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                          • Live Lock screen. Short fullscreen video that reloads automatically,Just like Deskscapes for windows pc's.

                            I would like to get Short videos in fullscreen instead of picture on Lockscreen. Just like Stardock's Deskscapes for Windows PC's. You get to choose what video you like and it plays over and over again,the trick is to not notice the end and the start of the video,easiest to do on waterfall videos... I hope you like the idea,i bet many people would like to have spinning earth,wind blowing,river streaming,waterfalls,etc on their lockscreen. Please let me know is it possible to do.

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                            • Location notification appears randomly although not selected in action center. Location is not activated.

                              The location icon appears at the top but had not been selected or activated.

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                              • Traducir aplicaciones al Español

                                La mayoría de las aplicaciones están en ingles, muchas limitan sus capacidades.

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                                • Telegram

                                  Aplicación oficial de Telegram (que existe en Android) para Windows Phone ya que es una app que se esta comenzando a utilizar mucho. Si WP tuviera una oferta de aplicaciones de mensajería y herramientas tan amplia como los demás SO seguramente seria una buena competencia.

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                                  • anyway to open up the windows project my phone on multiple platforms? like android and apple os?

                                    open up to more platforms to make this phone actually works with the project my phone feature

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                                    • Please,Provide a tool or integrated feature with web view to open pdf from url. It is very essential for smart phone developing.

                                      We can open a pdf in webview by html file.But we cannot open pdf file from a url with .dpf extension.

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                                      • Add translator to Internet explorer

                                        A translate this website button like is has on desktop and chrome also would be much helpful on a mobile device

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                                        • Unlink the Windows Phone App listing page's link to privacy policy link

                                          When I wanted to link my App's website Bing search results with my Windows and Windows Phone Store listings, the app linking to Windows Store linking was accepted, but the linking to Windows Phone listing said:

                                          Not verified

                                          Failure Reason

                                          "The URL {link to WP store listing} is linked to {privacy policy link provided for the app}, but you are trying to link to {website I want to link to}"

                                          Did I provide the privacy link to be linked to the store listing or to put a hyperlink in the store listing in WP to the privacy policy statement?

                                          Please…

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