Windows 10 Mobile

How to Remove Windows 10 Devices from your Store Account

The Windows Store offers various apps that users can browse through, purchase, or get for free to download and install to their Microsoft account in Windows 10 PCs and devices.

To be able to install apps from the Store, you must be signed in to the Store with a Microsoft account. When signed in to the Store with a Microsoft account, you will be able to install any apps already owned by that Microsoft.

You can remove a device if you’re trying to install an app or a game from the Store on a Windows 10 device and you’ve reached your device limit. You can install apps or games on up to 10 devices.

This tutorial will show you how to remove Windows 10 devices from being associated with your Store account for getting apps and games.

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How to Stop Receiving Insider Preview Builds on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

If you joined the Windows Insider Program on your Windows 10 Mobile phone, then you will get the latest Insider preview builds for your phone.

If you need to stop receiving Insider Preview builds for a little while, you can select to stop them for 1 day, 3 days, or 5 days before automatically receiving builds again.

If you want to completely opt out and stop receiving Insider Preview builds, then you will need to either rollback or reset your phone to it’s original OS. Be sure to back up your phone first.

This tutorial will show you how to stop receiving Insider Preview builds for a little while or completely on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Choose Fast or Slow Insider Level on your Windows 10 Mobile Phone

If you joined the Windows Insider Program on your Windows 10 Mobile phone, then you will get the latest Insider preview builds for your phone.
You can choose your Insider level to be in the fast or slow ring for how soon new Insider preview builds will be made available on your phone.

•The fast ring is best for Insiders who enjoy being the first to identify issues, provide suggestions, and ideas to make Windows devices great.
•The slow ring is best for Insiders who enjoy seeing preview builds with minimal risk to their devices, and still want to provide feedback to make Windows devices great.

This tutorial will show you how to choose your Insider level to the fast or slow ring for Insider preview builds on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Project to this PC from Windows 10 Mobile Phone

The Projecting to this PC feature uses the Connect app to allow you to wirelessly connect a Windows Phone or PC to your PC’s screen, and use its keyboard, mouse, and other devices too.

Starting with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14328, there is separate settings available for Projecting to this PC if your PC has Wi-Fi.

Windows PCs and phones can project to your PC when you say it’s OK.

This tutorial will show you how to connect and project a Windows 10 Mobile phone to your wireless Windows 10 PC.

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How to Change Active Hours for Updates on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

Starting with Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322, you can now set the time in which you are most active on your phone by adjusting active hours. Active hours lets Windows know when you usually use this phone. When a restart is necessary to finish installing an update, Windows won’t automatically restart your phone during active hours.

This tutorial will show you how to avoid Windows Update automatically restarting your Windows 10 Mobile phone during the active hours you set.

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Change Number of Notifications Visible in Action Center on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

Windows 10 Mobile puts important notifications from your apps just a swipe away in action center, along with quick actions, which get you to your most-used settings and apps instantly.

Swipe down from the top of your screen to open action center and see your notifications and quick actions.

Starting with Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322, you can change how many notifications are visible per app in the action center. The default is now 3 per app. If an app has more than 3 notifications, just tap to expand and see all notifications for that app.

This tutorial will show you how to change how many notifications are visible per app in the Action Center on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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Change Priority of App Notifications in Action Center on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

Windows 10 Mobile puts important notifications from your apps just a swipe away in action center, along with quick actions, which get you to your most-used settings and apps instantly.

Swipe down from the top of your screen to open action center and see your notifications and quick actions.

Starting with Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322, you can select which app notifications are more important to you in action center. You can prioritize its notifications in action center to be one of 3 levels: Top, High, and Normal.

This tutorial will show you how to change the priority of notifications in Action Center for apps on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Rearrange Action Center Quick Actions on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

Windows 10 Mobile puts important notifications from your apps just a swipe away in action center, along with quick actions, which get you to your most-used settings and apps instantly.

Swipe down from the top of your screen to open action center and see your notifications and quick actions.

Quick actions take you right to (or turn on or off) the settings and apps you’re likely to use often, from Bluetooth to brightness. Press and hold a quick action for a setting to jump directly to that setting’s page. When you open action center you’ll see either your top four picks or all your available quick actions. Expand or collapse them to see more or fewer quick actions.

Starting with Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322, you can add, remove and re-arrange the Quick Actions that show up in Action Center.

This tutorial will show you how to rearrange quick actions in the action center on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Add or Remove Action Center Quick Actions on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

Windows 10 Mobile puts important notifications from your apps just a swipe away in action center, along with quick actions, which get you to your most-used settings and apps instantly.

Swipe down from the top of your screen to open action center and see your notifications and quick actions.

Quick actions take you right to (or turn on or off) the settings and apps you’re likely to use often, from Bluetooth to brightness. Press and hold a quick action for a setting to jump directly to that setting’s page. When you open action center you’ll see either your top four picks or all your available quick actions. Expand or collapse them to see more or fewer quick actions.

Starting with Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14322, you can add, remove and re-arrange the Quick Actions that show up in Action Center.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off showing a quick action in the action center on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Find MAC Address of Your Windows 10 Mobile Phone

When you’re not connected to WiFi, your phone will periodically send out a signal for WiFi networks in the area to help you get connected. That signal will contain the unique physical hardware address (aka: MAC) for your device.

A MAC (media access control) address , also called physical address, is a unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for communications on the physical network segment.

This tutorial will show you how to find the MAC address on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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Turn On or Off Random Hardware MAC Addresses for Wi-Fi on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

When you’re not connected to WiFi, your phone will periodically send out a signal for WiFi networks in the area to help you get connected. That signal will contain the unique physical hardware address for your device. Some places, for example shopping centres, supermarkets or other public areas, might use this unique address to track your movement in that area. If your WiFi hardware (ex: Lumia 950 and 950 XL) supports it, you can turn on random hardware addresses to make it harder for people to track where you go for any network.

You can use random hardware address for any Wi-Fi network. After you connect to a Wi-Fi network, you can then determine if you want to use a random hardware address for that specific network.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to use random hardware addresses (MAC) for Wi-Fi networks on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

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How to Add or Remove a Child Account for Your Microsoft Family in Windows 10

If you’re sharing a Windows 10 device with your kids, letting them sign in with their own accounts will give them the freedom to explore safely while you’re still able to set up appropriate age restrictions and time limits, and make sure they’re not visiting any websites or using any apps or games that aren’t right for them. And even if your child has their own device, when they sign in with a Microsoft account that’s part of your family, the family settings you’ve set up for them will be applied to any Windows 10 PC, Windows 10 Mobile device, and Xbox One they sign in to with the same Microsoft account.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a child account from your Microsoft family online and in Windows 10.

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How to Add Money to Account of Family Child for Purchase & Spending in Windows Store

It’s easy to share your Windows 10 PC with family members. Add family members using Add a family member from your PC’s Settings, and they’ll be able to use that PC as well. And you’re always in control. You can allow or block them from using a PC at any time.

Add a child to your family to help them stay safer online. Adults in the family can view reports of kids’ online activity, limit how long and when they use their devices, and help make sure they don’t see inappropriate websites, apps, or games. Manage family settings online at account.microsoft.com/family, and changes will be applied to any Windows 10 device the child signs in to. You can also add adults to your family who will also be able to apply settings to children in the family.

Now kids can buy the stuff they want, but you know they’ll stay within the spending and content limits you set. Your child can buy the apps, games, and other great stuff they want from Windows and Xbox stores—but not spend too much!—put money in their Microsoft account and remove any other payment options.

•Add money to your kid’s account without giving them your credit card by going to their account.
•The Store will show browse results based on the app, game, and media limits you set.
•See your child’s recent purchases on their Purchase & spending page.

This tutorial will show you how to add money to a child’s account in your Microsoft Family so they can buy what they want from Windows and Xbox stores.

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