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  1. Mobile Data On/Off Option to Quick Settings!

    According to the WP8.1 Beta SDK leaks, It seems there is no Mobile Data on/off option in quick settings. It's really unbelievable how would Microsoft forget to add that option! It's a really huge missing for the system and the coming update. Many people need that option. It's really interesting that Microsoft limits celluar download, brings DataSense to protect their wallet but doesn't let them to control their mobile data themselves!. Please fix this situation in the final build!

    41,553 votes
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      968 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Need USB ON-THE-GO (OTG) in Windows Phone

      Need usb on the go feature in Windows Phone 8. It will be an easy task for u(ms),as the snapdragon s4 chip supports this feature.

      12,616 votes
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        412 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Manual IP Configuration

        Allow the user to manually specify the IP, subnet mask, DNS servers, etc.

        9,409 votes
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          While we can’t promise to ship every suggestion that gets submitted, we will be sure that our product development team receives your feedback. We’re always listening!

        • rSAP Support

          Win Mobile 6/x and Android support rSAP, why is Mango/WP7 being left behind?

          6,840 votes
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            276 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add EAP-TLS Authentication support for WiFi

            Many organizations use EAP-TLS Wireless authentication using certificates and right now Windows Phone 7.5 does not support it.

            5,573 votes
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              307 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Use two different gestures to turn on/off an option or for access to the page of this one in the quick settings

              The Windows Phone 8.1 preview revealed the quick settings in action center. But few of them are not ergonomically to use. For example, the wifi button!
              In the case of the wifi is off, push the button turn the wifi on, but another push on it show now the wifi setting page instead of desactivation.
              It's not an ergonomic usage!
              Many of quick settings in action center may be improved by adding 2 different gestures:

              -one push on the button: activation/desactivation
              -hold the button: access to the settings page

              This gesture can be apply to all the settings that need…

              5,173 votes
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                50 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • BT support for SIM Access Profile (SAP, SIM, rSAP) for p

                Add rSAP BT profile to allow connection to premium car handsfree sets.

                4,780 votes
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                  44 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Remote Sim Access Protocol (rSAP)

                  Inform if Windows Phone supports Remote Sim Access Protocol (rSAP)

                  3,808 votes
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                    10 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • I need rSAP on WP8

                    I need rSAP on WP8

                    3,648 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please include rSAP!

                      Bluetooth rSAP ist used in hundred thousands of car kits. There is actually no better possibility to connect a phone with the car than rSAP. Windows mobile 6.5 supports rSAP and I think it is a very small-minded thinking of Microsoft to cut ths off from newer versions of mobile OS.

                      3,511 votes
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                      • rSAP posibility for Windows phone

                        please enable rsap connectivity für Bluetooth in Windows phone. Rsap increases cennectivity as the cellphone is using external antenna an decreases electromagnetic Pollution in the interior of the car.

                        3,298 votes
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                        • Usb tethering

                          In the future you should have to be able to use windows phone ( lumia 920) on usb-tethering. the existing internet sharing is very unstable.

                          2,578 votes
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                            83 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • HDMI Output

                            Every other competitor has the ability to hook up an MHL adapter in order to send video to a high-definition television via HDMI. This is a crucial feature, and needs to be incorporated in a Windows Phone 8 update. I just purchased a Lumia 920 and found myself very shocked and unpleasantly so when I realized that this feature is not supported as every other modern smartphone supports it.

                            2,575 votes
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                              12 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support Printing

                              I would love to be able to print from my phone. Over WIFI it should be able to connect to my networked printer. I'm not sure how this works when on the cell network.

                              2,486 votes
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                                70 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bring back Field test menu in GDR 2

                                Please bring back ##3282 menu, so we can select 3G mode only...

                                After upgrading my lumia 920 to GDR 2, The Field test menu not working anymore....

                                2,385 votes
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                                  266 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • call waiting message please

                                  , if i call someone who is having a call, must get a message saying "other party is on waiting .. Why windows phone missing this feature .. Please all middle east need this feature

                                  1,946 votes
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                                    110 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Windows Phone 8 static IP configuration and VPN support

                                    My new Windows Phone 8 equipped Nokia device doesn't support corporate static IP configuration and assignment or VPN. Incredible! It simply isn't a professional mobile OS, but only a toy.
                                    I spent a lot of time in waiting for this device, but I'm going to let this device to my nephew.
                                    I'm going to buy an Android or an Apple one. I'm sorry for Nokia, a great company.
                                    I hope Microsoft may change its CEO as soon ad possible and may come back to real world...
                                    A really 'end'-Microsoft-user

                                    1,698 votes
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                                      149 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Built-in VOIP (SIP)

                                      Built-in SIP protocol would be very useful.

                                      1,472 votes
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                                        88 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow Bluetooth Keyboard in Windows Phone 8

                                        Please allow the Bluetooth profile for Bluetooth keyboards. I have a Microsoft Wedge Bluetooth keyboard, but it does not work with Windows Phone 8. This seems to be a very simple p[problem to fix.

                                        1,456 votes
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                                          97 comments  ·  Connectivity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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