XDA Windows Mobile

Microsoft, Qualcomm and Intel: The Windows 10 ARM Dustup

In December 2016 Qualcomm and Microsoft released news that they were going to do something many in mobile didn't expect: Another attempt to get Windows to run on an ARM processor. But the similarities between this new attempt and previous ones marred by the Windows RT release were quickly put to bed. During the same announcement...

Store Pusher Links Default and System Apps to the Windows Store

Store Pusher from XDA Senior Member winphouser is a simple application that links all of the installed default and system applications to their Windows Store page. The application requires that you have a Windows 10 build > 14393, and you can export the database as a .CSV file.

Dynamically Manage the Theme on your Windows 10 Mobile with DHTPersonalization

Although the Portal usually covers Android related topics, we still recognize the popularity of Windows 10 Mobile on our forums. If you own a Windows 10 Mobile device that is developer unlocked, then check out DHTCustomization by XDA Senior Member ngame. This application allows you to dynamically set tile colors periodically or on a set-time...

App Streams Your Xbox One to a Windows 10 Mobile Device

XDA Senior Recognized Developer xboxmod has provided the Xbox dev mode companion application for Windows 10 Mobile devices. Once installed, you can use it to stream your Xbox One to a Windows 10 Mobile device.

Speed up your Windows 10 Mobile Device by Enabling the Dynamic Page File

XDA Senior Member compu829 has figured out a way to speed up their Lumia 640 by enabling the dynamic page file. This mod lets you increase the default 256MB limit of the page file to something higher like 768MB.

Microsoft’s Debug Mode Flaw and “Golden Key” Leak Allows Disabling of Secure Boot

Windows-based OSs are no longer the default and top choice in the mobile scene. The Open Source nature of Android has found many fans in OEMs, and as a result, less and less phones use Windows these days. But if you are among those who still continue to use a Windows device in your daily life, there's...

Microsoft Announces that Windows 10 is Now Running on 200 Million Devices

With Windows 10 now running on 200 million devices, it has cemented itself as the fastest adoption rate of any version previous to this. Granted, this generation we saw Microsoft combine its Windows operation system to include both desktop and mobile. Windows 10 had a rocky start at first with privacy concerns but now it seems...

A Detailed Tutorial to Flashing WP8/10 on Your Lumia Devices

Ever had a botched system update on your Lumia device, or wanted to downgrade for a reason or another? If so, then you've probably heard that you need to flash back the Windows ROM. While there are various device-specific or OEM-specific tools to do so for you, it can still be a daunting task for a...

Microsoft Band Fitness Tracker Announced, Available

The wearable market has been around for a few years, with Pebble and Samsung smartwatches essentially carving out the initial segment. However, only this year have wearables gained so much traction, with a glimpse of the future demonstrated at CES in January, where multiple wearable-focused SoCs were announced. This was further complemented by Google's Android...

View Additional Fonts on Windows Phone 7.x

We've all seen that little empty box before. You know, the one that signifies a missing or unsupported font on your current device. This might not be quite so common for those of you out there with English as a first language, but for others with less commonly used native languages, this can be a frequent...

[April Fools! Sort of…] Introducing XDA:BOOT

Every year at around this time, we here at XDA-Developers like to take a step back and figure out what we can do to make our little home on the web an even better place. About four years ago, we accomplished this by introducing the world to XDA Core. And then two years later, this meant...

Convert Units on Your Windows 8 Device with Global Converter

If you’re running Windows 8 on a device of yours, you’re probably already aware of the wealth of unit conversion programs and software granted by the platform’s capability to run standard Windows EXE files. Of course, one of the most glaring downsides with this is that most, if not all, of such standard PC programs...