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  Reply # 724467 29-Nov-2012 07:56 Send private message

Data Sense is a Windows Phone feature but must be supported by the mobile operator... Another "visual voice mail" thing that will take forever to be adopted or not at all.





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  Reply # 724468 29-Nov-2012 07:59 Send private message

freitasm: Data Sense is a Windows Phone feature but must be supported by the mobile operator... Another "visual voice mail" thing that will take forever to be adopted or not at all.



Oh wow, I really should have researched, I had just assumed it would be similar to the data usage monitor on Android.



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  Reply # 724469 29-Nov-2012 08:00 Send private message

Data Sense allows you to set usage limits and will try to use less when you are close to those limits. But it needs to be enabled on the operator side.

I miss the Nokia Counters...





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  Reply # 724480 29-Nov-2012 08:14 Send private message

DataSense would be so useful. I can live without the compression, but the limits and per-app usage charts would be so useful. I can understand that the compression would require carrier support, but the app-usage must surely be monitored on the device? Why not put DataSense on WP8 by default but require carriers to optionally support compression.



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  Reply # 724580 29-Nov-2012 11:08 Send private message

The Wallet seems to be a bit of a let down. I can't see how without a secure element in the SIM card the phone could safely be used for real life payments in the real world replacing a credit or debit card. It's ok for paying online things using approved apps, but that's pretty much all it is.

Or a glorified credit card number storage.






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  Reply # 724597 29-Nov-2012 11:38 Send private message

Does anyone know if

a) we can access the SMS that is backed up to the cloud via web interface?
b) the wallet information is backed up and will be restored if a new phone is added to the account?




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  Reply # 724608 29-Nov-2012 12:19 Send private message

For wallet information, i've found that my Paypal account & debit card have both been listed under: https://commerce.microsoft.com/PaymentHub/PaymentInstrument



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  Reply # 724632 29-Nov-2012 13:00 Send private message

Now you say it... Yes, it is true. I didn't give my PayPal to Microsoft before but now it's listed. But not all the cards I loaded up, only the one I selected as a payment option for apps.




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  Reply # 724692 29-Nov-2012 14:57 Send private message


Oh wow, I really should have researched, I had just assumed it would be similar to the data usage monitor on Android.


The app for that is in development and is call Nokia Counters. It's currently available as a beta for WP7 devices. I have it on my 800.
http://www.wpcentral.com/nokia-releases-data-counter-app-beta-lumia-windows-phone

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  Reply # 724803 29-Nov-2012 18:09 Send private message

It's not a beta on Windows Phone 7 for ages now.




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  Reply # 724991 30-Nov-2012 07:29 Send private message

Has anyone switched to a windows device (nokia/htc) from an S3?




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  Reply # 725092 30-Nov-2012 12:08 Send private message

Nope but I went from a SGS2 -> Nokia



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  Reply # 725096 30-Nov-2012 12:21 Send private message

I have created a discussion about Lumia 920 battery life tips so we can share specific tips instead of a general discussion as this one.




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  Reply # 725121 30-Nov-2012 13:00 Send private message

sidders80: Has anyone switched to a windows device (nokia/htc) from an S3?


Yes I have gone from a S3 to a Nokia 920. The OS is very different but have had no real issues with the transition

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