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  1. In webb for HoloLens, Running apps section should have a column that tell the user account under which a app/process is running

    In webb for HoloLens, Running apps section should have a column that tell the user account under which a app/process is running

    3 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Windows 10 Mobile

      You could rename the Windows 10 Mobile to Windows 10 Watch and you could stop making the Lumia mobile phones but you could start making Lumia Smartwatch with Windows 10 Watch

      5 votes
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      • Use Globalization API to sort app names in "Installed App" section

        Currently it seems to be sorted by Unicode code points, which doesn't make any sense for Chinese characters at least.

        3 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 2 votes
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          • More control with VR Devices Like Vive and Occulus Rift

            The ability to use products like Office with VR. I can program my buttons in my Vive to mimic my fingers. If you integrate a keyboard in Office I would be able to type.
            VR is not just wanted for gaming but for business apps too.

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            • I'm missing a direct screen transfer

              Since I work in a data center I actually need a screen transfer hereby it would be easy to install programs

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              • its trash and it doesnt work please fix it

                it wont let me cconnect it just sais turn on

                3 votes
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                • API Discovery

                  It would be nice it there was an API Discovery endpoint.

                  for example: <deviceIpAddress>/api/me

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                  • if ı can se my other drives that was be good ( D drive E Drive )

                    im using file explorer but if ı can seee my otler drives like D drive ore E drive ıts gona be more handfull

                    5 votes
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                    • Files locked

                      Make a menu with information about the files being locked by an application

                      4 votes
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                      • Windows 10S Intune Enrollement Policy

                        Using the Windows10SInstaller5932 when converting an Intune Managed Windows 10 Education device we are prompted during the initial configuration to set a PIN (Windows Hello) despite having this feature disabled via Intune policy.

                        A clean Windows 10S installation from ISO does not appear to experience this issue.

                        3 votes
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                        • Reset device for all device families.

                          I would like from the device portal the ability to reset the device.

                          5 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            To help us understand the request, could you provide some details on why you want this? Is this for a lab situation, e.g. management of many devices to help you wipe them all at once, or for individual, developer usage to help in-break a device?

                            Thanks!
                            Hirsch

                          • Get Device Discovery pairing code.

                            Have the possibility to retrieve the pair code from the general panel.

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Definitely a good idea. We would very much like to see a common login for both Visual Studio and Device Portal so that developers don’t have to pair multiple times.

                              Thanks,
                              Hirsch Singhal
                              Device Portal PM

                            • xbox dev mode companion VR

                              The application XBOX DEV MODE COMPANION should have an option to make it a VR.
                              Dual screen + Google Card Glass fulfill the function and make the application very attractive.
                              Make it something unique windows phone, attracting more customers.

                              3 votes
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                              • 4 votes
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                                • xbox dev mode companion work ipv6 please...

                                  xbox dev mode companion work ipv6 please...

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Update/Improve the Device Portal on Xbox to show more diagnostics data per app

                                    Having a device portal across all the different devices is a great idea. But the xbox one doesn't provide any diagnostics data of apps (e.g. memory CPU consumption, etc). There is a section for that in the device portal but there is currently not data.

                                    3 votes
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                                      working on it  ·  Hirsch Singhal responded

                                      Thanks! There are performance graphs for the currently running app, but they weren’t showing any information when a UWP was running. We’ve filed a bug internally to fix that – the running UWP should show up in those graphs now.

                                      If you’d like more data about the app (more than CPU and the various memory consumption datapoints) please let us know and we can investigate further changes.

                                      Thank you for your feedback!
                                      Hirsch

                                    • Could you somehow make the windows store interface accessible so you can install apps via windows store without having to have the appx file

                                      Do you think that you could make the Windows Store, and other built-in-apps accessible from the device portal, making it a lot easier to install new apps that are already on the store and make changes in settings, etc.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Localize Device Portal

                                        Chinese and Italian support have already been asked for.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Windows Device Portal Certificate

                                          System is deleting and recreating the TLS self-signed certificates for the device portal on port 50443 a lot.. sometimes every 5-10 minutes in the windows log. For sure it resets them every reboot.

                                          3 votes
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                                            working on it  ·  Hirsch Singhal responded

                                            Yup, that’s way too noisy – looks like we’re recreating every single certificate on every single network change, even when most of the network endpoints remain the same. We’re looking at ways to make that quieter. Thank you!

                                            Hirsch Singhal
                                            Device Portal Program Manager

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