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  1. Bengali/Bangla Language Support

    Bangla despite of being sixth most spoken & native language of 250 million isn't supported by windows phone. We want full Bangla support on WP.

    9,521 votes
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      1769 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Pashto language support on Windows Phone

      Since Windows has Pashto language support it would be great if Windows Phone also had support for Pashto. There are more than 60 million people in the world speaking Pashto. Mainly in Afghanistan and in Pakistan.

      8,546 votes
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        1448 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Please add Background theme in Windows Phone.

        Please add background theme on next generation Of Windows Phone update..
        Windows Phone 8.1 update is a major update for Windows Phone OS update.
        We known in Windows Phone 8.1 is available a Start screen Background..

        Please add background Theme in all place in Windows Phone OS next update..

        Like this example Background Theme..

        https://scontent-a-kul.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t1.0-0/10154288_550992691686802_8904829801216252018_n.jpg

        https://scontent-a-kul.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-0/10153750_550992735020131_7856544037476688124_n.jpg

        https://scontent-b-kul.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t1.0-0/10170770_550992801686791_3073321493318596527_n.jpg

        Please Microsoft...

        PLEASE VOTE ALL !!!
        PLEASE 3 VOTE EVERYONE....!

        8,216 votes
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          144 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Don't lose the Back Button in Windows Phone 8.1

          I get that some people don't get how to use the Back Button. Don't disable it though. It'll look awkward for those of us who have older models to have a non functioning button. Make it an option to disable it in the settings ! Please don't make it a mandatory feature!

          6,968 votes
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            251 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Persian Work Flow Keyboard

            Hi , please add Persian (farsi) in Work Flow Keyboard List in first windows phone8.1 update

            با سلام لطفا زبان فارسی را در اولین فرصت در لیست زبان های ساپورت شده در کیبورد جدید وین فون ۸.۱ موسوم به ورک فالو قرار دهید

            6,713 votes
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              636 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Manage "Other storage" on internal storage, install apps and save files on SD cards

              - Please let us manage the 'other storage' category on the internal storage - view it, move, and delete files. I've got an 820 with 8gb internal storage.... The "other storage" is filling up at an alarming rate.
              - Please allow users to install apps and save files to external SD cards.

              5,585 votes
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                181 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Yes Nokia,No Microsoft Mobile oy

                Microsoft, Nokia's name must remain .

                4,833 votes
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                  245 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • New Thai Font Please

                  I'm agent of Thai wp User .Nokia lumia can make Thai user satisfy. Example Nokia lumia 520 Is The best seller In Thailand and In the world. But We want to improve experience with new font because Tahoma Font is not cool for us and in Thai We avoid to use it (It is not formal) .Therefore We want to have New Font . Please please

                  From All Thailand user

                  link Font
                  http://www.sadung.com/?p=3552

                  4,701 votes
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                    143 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 4,584 votes
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                      173 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • NFC tagg system changes

                      Add NFC options to change many settings at once when you tap nfc tags. E.x. At office nfc tag (data off, wi-fi on, volume 5, brightness high...), at bedroom tag (data off,wi-fi on, vibration, brightness low,...)..

                      3,550 votes
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                        119 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Alarm can wake phone up from being switched off

                        If the phone is switched off, the alarm will still sound. Why its not already possible I have no idea.

                        2,968 votes
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                          117 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • webOS style notification light

                          A few weeks ago I tweeted about the idea of a webOS style notification light for Windows Phone, I received a few tweets back from my followers saying that they like the idea, so I figured I would write up this post explaining the idea.

                          Inspiration

                          Everyone has been talking about the idea of Windows Phone having a notification centre, some like the idea, some hate it, I'm not here to voice my opinions on that, but if it does happen, then people will likely want a notification light to go with it. A standard red/green/blue/etc circle of light at…

                          2,882 votes
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                            41 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Georgian (ka-ge) language and keyboard support

                            There is nothing special to be done technically, Windows Phone has already support UNICODE character set, please add missing font to OS

                            2,582 votes
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                              168 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Download status in notification center

                              It would be great to have the download status of apps, or files downloaded through the browser, to be shown in the notification center ( much like android has). Having this feature would really help so you don't have to re open the windows store app to check on a downloads status

                              1,806 votes
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                                11 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • NTP Time sync WP8

                                WP8 users in Germany are deeply frustrated because of a missing time sync option via NTP. This is a must have! Otherwise i.e. all Nokia Lumia phones are unusable due to the massive inaccuracy of the internal clock. It's about 5min per week. This is unacceptable and annoying.

                                1,630 votes
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                                  77 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Windows Phone 8.1 / 9.0 Concept UI

                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRVC4BKWaP8

                                  I have seen many concepts like this, but this one is the best I have ever seen. It's really beautiful.
                                  This concept was designed by Christian Del Rosario.

                                  These are the features in the concept UI:

                                  Flexible OS - this concept introduces a flexible OS, wherein it fashions itself according to hardware present. For example, if the OS detects a dual core processor, it will prevent itself from operating more than 10 apps simultaneously in the background. If the OS detect a screen resolution of less than 720p, it will show maximum of 4 columns in the startscreen and…

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                                    52 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Tamil Language support

                                    Please support tamil and additional south indian languages (Telgu/Malayalam/Hindi etc) support on WP7

                                    1,553 votes
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                                      315 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 1,395 votes
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                                        94 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 1,318 votes
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                                          147 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • interactive start screen and redesign the start screen for use 2 columns tiles

                                          start screen live tiles can be interactived,like what i've seen on a show about interactive tiles show by microsoft research on pc,and the tiles size should be changed for make full advantage of the screen when use 2 columns tiles,and made other changes like long press home button show Cortana and change search button into action center,for it will become easier for one hand use, picture below is my concept
                                          https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=E0A8527D995DDA7B!2825&authkey=!AMPhAnsgbklHFq0&v=3&ithint=photo%2c.jpg
                                          2.https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=E0A8527D995DDA7B%212826

                                          1,269 votes
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