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  1. Windows Phone needs more personalization – like support for background themes and pictures

    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....!

    31,508 votes
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      1962 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

      9,594 votes
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        1783 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.

        8,555 votes
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          1449 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

          7,161 votes
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            673 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!

            7,096 votes
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              252 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Keep Nokia Brand Name

              Microsoft, Nokia's name must remain .

              6,037 votes
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                259 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.

                5,661 votes
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                  187 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 5,501 votes
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                    209 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

                    4,723 votes
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                      144 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

                      3,847 votes
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                        14 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,...)..

                        3,633 votes
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                          120 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.

                          3,086 votes
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                            121 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…

                            2,931 votes
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                              42 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

                              2,616 votes
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                                170 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • add Mobile Data Connection 's Quick Setting (Shortcut Setting) in Action Center

                                After upgrade Developer Preview of WP8.1 we don't found Mobile Data Connection in Quick Action...... We don't know why MS don't give it.. But & everyone don't use WiFi connection. Most of the people use Mobile Network for Internet in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, etc..... So, It is very very very Important. Hope MS will give it in next update..

                                Thanks You,

                                1,933 votes
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                                  57 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…

                                  1,638 votes
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                                    53 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

                                    1,569 votes
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                                      318 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 1,432 votes
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                                        97 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

                                        1,351 votes
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                                          13 comments  ·  Operating System  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 1,324 votes
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