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Feature and service availability

Windows Phone feature and service experiences can vary depending on a variety of factors, including your language, locale, mobile operator, hardware manufacturer, phone model, and operating system version. This topic describes some of the primary differences you might encounter.

Notes

  • This isn't a comprehensive list of every feature or service that might differ, and this list might change without notice.
  • Some of the features and services described below require the most recent version of Windows Phone. If your phone doesn't already have the most recent version of Windows Phone software, you might be able to install it. See How do I update my phone software? to find out how to update your phone, and Windows Phone 8 update history for info about the new features in each release.

Languages

Display. Windows Phone supports the following display languages: Albanian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Basque (Basque), Belarusian, Bosnian (Latin), Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK and US), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Igbo, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmål), Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Mexico and Spain), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Yoruba.

The specific languages included in your phone depend on your mobile operator or phone manufacturer.

On-screen keyboard. The following on-screen keyboard languages are supported: Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Basque (Basque), Belarusian, Bosnian (Latin), Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK and US), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmål), Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Mexico and Spain), Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Yoruba.

These input languages are available on all phones, regardless of which display languages your mobile operator or phone manufacturer chose to include.

Text suggestions. The following on-screen keyboard languages support text suggestions: Arabic, Armenian, Bangla, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK and US), Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmål), Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish (Mexico and Spain), Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese.

Word Flow. The following on-screen languages support Word Flow: Arabic, Dutch, English (UK and US), Finnish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Mexico and Spain), Turkish, Ukrainian.

Apps

App purchase. You can buy apps from the Windows Phone Store in the following countries/regions: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

App availability, prices, and supported languages vary by country/region.

Music and podcasts

Depending on your country/region, you might be able to do some or all of the following:

  • Buy music.
  • Rent music.
  • Use Radio.

Search

Bing search and device search. Bing search and device search (accessed from the phone's hardware Search button) are available in the following countries/regions: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Greece, Greenland, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

In some cases, phone manufacturers and mobile operators can configure the hardware Search button to a locally relevant search site. If Cortana is available in your country or region, you can set the Search button to open the Cortana app.

Local search. Local search results (which appear as a pivot in Bing search results) are available in the following countries/regions: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, United Arab Emerates, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, United States, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen.

Music search. Music search results are available in the following countries/regions: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.

Podcast search. Podcast search results and the ability to enter the URL for a podcasts are available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belguim, Belize, Benin, Boliva, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Cuba, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali.

Vision search. Depending on your country/region, Bing Vision can use your phone camera to do the following:

  • Search for product information: France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain (Spanish only), Sweden, United Kingdom, United States.
  • Look up Microsoft Tags and QR codes: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Mexico, Moaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Uruguay, United States, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.
  • Translate written text: Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines (English only), Portugal, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore (English only), Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain (Spanish only), Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, United Kingdom, Uruguay, United States, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Voice search. Voice search results are available in the following countries/regions: China, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.

MSN apps. MSN apps (Money, Sports, Weather, and News) are available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR), Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

Bing suggests is only available in the United States at this time.

Maps

Maps. The Windows Phone Maps app is available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Fiji, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, United States, Uzbekistan, Vietnam. In some cases, mobile operators and phone manufacturers can choose to remove or replace the app.

Local Scout. Local Scout (a feature accessible from the Start screen, Bing search, and Maps) is available in the following countries/regions: Australia, China, France, United Kingdom, United States.

Cortana

Cortana is available in the following countries/regions: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States. For info about how to get an early preview version of Cortana in your locale, see Cortana alpha.

Speech

Find and Search. The "Find" and "Search" speech commands (used for searching the web with your voice) are available in the following countries/regions: China, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.

Open and Start. The "Open" and "Start" speech commands (used for starting an app with your voice) are available in the following countries/regions: Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India (English), Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.

Call. The "Call" speech command (used for calling someone from your contact list or for dialing a phone number) is available in the following countries/regions: Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India (English), Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.

Voice to text. You can use your voice to dictate text messages in the following countries/regions: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Take notes using voice. You can dictate notes using your voice in the following countries/regions: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States.

Networking

Wi-Fi. Your mobile operator or hardware manufacturer can choose not to include support for Wi-Fi networking. For more info, see Connect to a Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi Sense is not available in the following countries/regions: Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand.

Internet connection sharing. Your mobile operator or hardware manufacturer can choose not to include support for Internet connection sharing.

Bluetooth. Your mobile operator or hardware manufacturer can choose not to include support for Bluetooth. For more info, see Pair my phone with a Bluetooth accessory.

Sync apps

Windows Phone app for desktop. This app is available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Windows Phone app for Windows 8. This app is available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Windows Phone app for Mac. This app is available in the following countries/regions: Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Cuba, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kiribati, Korea, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Find My Phone

Locate your phone on a map. The ability to locate your phone on a map is available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangldesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia (FYROM), Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Ring, lock, or erase your phone. The ability to remotely ring, lock, or erase your phone is available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangldesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia (FYROM), Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Other

App Connect. Depending on your country or region, App Connect can show apps with the following:

  • Place Information Quick Cards: Australia, France, United Kingdom, United States.
  • Product and Movie Quick Cards: United States.
  • Instant Answers: Australia, China, France, Germany, India, United Kingdom, United States.

Camera focus. Your mobile operator or hardware manufacturer can choose not to support custom focus (the ability to focus on the point you tap on the screen when you take a photo). For more information, see Take, edit, and share photos and videos.

Data Sense. This feature isn't available in all countries/regions. Not all mobile operators offer Data Sense.

Group text messaging. Your mobile operator or hardware manufacturer can choose how to configure this feature. For more information, see Send a text.

Location services. Location services is available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Memory (RAM). Some apps and features won't work on phones with less than 1 GB of RAM. To see how much memory your phone has, check the manufacturer's website or your phone's documentation.

Narrator. Narrator has been successfully tested with the Windows Phone operating system and the built-in Phone, Email, Messaging, People, Skype, and Internet Explorer apps. In addition, you can use Narrator for phone setup and control of the settings related to Ease of access, Lock, Wi-Fi, Email+accounts, and Ringtones+sounds for ringer/vibrate control.

Narrator will also enable the availability of additional app functionality over time as Windows Phone Store app developers take advantage of new accessibility APIs built in to Windows Phone 8.1.

Narrator is currently only available with the English (US) display, keyboard, and speech language settings.

Office 365. Office 365 is available in the following countries/regions: Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong (SAR), Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia (FYROM), Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, United States, Venezuela.

Rooms. Rooms is available in the following countries/regions: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR, Macedonia (FYROM), Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Tap a phone number. In some countries/regions, you can tap a phone number in text to dial that number.

TTY. Your mobile operator or hardware manufacturer can choose not to include support for TTY (also known as a teletypewriter, text telephone, or a telecommunication device for the deaf).

Visual voicemail. Visual voicemail isn't available for all mobile operators.

Xbox LIVE service. For a list of countries/regions where the Xbox LIVE service is supported, see Xbox.com.

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