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Huawei and Microsoft announce Huawei 4Afrika

05 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Huawei and Microsoft announce Huawei 4Afrika - read the full textHuawei and Microsoft have announced a new Windows Phone for the African continent, called Huawei 4Afrika. This phone is essentially a slightly modified version of the Huawei Ascend W1 that we saw back at CES. On the hardware side the Huawei 4Afrika retains the 4.0-inch, 800 x 480 resolution...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2015-03-18 14:23 from fu10 - click to readReset your phone
in your phone settings

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  • 2015-05-26 10:27
  • fu%U

I use this phone in zambia and it is simply awesome, but the battery tends to heat up when am using the internet.

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  • 2015-04-11 13:46
  • fm5W

Using this phone in Zimbabwe, awesome phone, battery good, processing good, video playback good, apps run smoothly...luv it.

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  • 2015-04-03 21:43
  • Nuis

How to get my phone which is lost

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  • 2015-03-30 14:58
  • NX5d

I had issues with upgrading anew version of what's up on my Huawei 4Afrika,Window phone 8OS,model:Huawei W1-U00.For over 2wks using this application.Whenever I tried to upgrade to the new version is either error code 87b20c01 or a set up application asking for both my email address with password and my credit card details.I always ignore this,but can't still use the application.I've call my network provider also try to get to Microsoft section to resolve this issue to no avail.Will appreciate all efforts in resolving this issue for me,since I have been denied getting the necessary/important messages for over 2weeks now.My service provider has me to check &make my complain through this channel.Thanks for your quick response.

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  • 2015-03-21 15:44
  • N9@S

Fake phone..microsoft account is unavailable now...this prevents me from downloading anything!!

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  • 2015-03-18 14:23
  • fu10

how can i format my huawei 4 Africa phone?

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  • 2015-03-09 00:11
  • ftVg

I have huawei 4afrika my problem is I can set my music to be a ringtone for me or to my contact pls help wat can I do?

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  • 2015-02-27 18:47
  • NmT%

> In reply to Pharaoh @ 2014-11-28 11:56 from CDEV - click to readHi did ur problem is solved bcz i too have the same issues

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  • 2015-01-08 12:09
  • EP$i

> In reply to African man @ 2014-02-02 14:20 from NuUD - click to readI have the same problem. If you came right with downloading whatsapp please help me and tell me how you did it.

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  • 2014-12-17 13:59
  • Nw24

I have a huawei 4Afrika phone. Nice phone and all but i just can't seem to create a gmail account. Everytime i do so it sends me some error code. Can anyone help me out cause i really need to receive and send mails....

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  • 2014-11-28 11:56
  • CDEV

I have a Huawei 4afrika, but it doesnt play Radio. Plse assist since it read it needs version 8.0 which is running. URGENT PLSE

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  • 2014-11-27 10:12
  • r0Bs

How do I updated my OS to the latest version 8.1 I need help please,talking of GDR2&3 my huawei 4Afrika hasn't yet updated them,this looks more complicated than I thought.#kenya

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  • 2014-10-07 19:03
  • r07u

I live in Livingstone, Zambia. I had a Huawei Windows 8 4Afrika phone but i lost it and have not yet recovered it. i loved the phone very much and would like to purchase a similar one. i have visited outlets where i thought i could get it but it seems there is none. please advise how i can get one or recommend the nearest shop i can visit.

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  • 2014-08-12 11:59
  • fm5R

I want to download Whatsapp for my Huawei 4Africa windows phone. I do not how to go about it.

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  • 2014-02-02 14:20
  • NuUD

> In reply to Edd @ 2013-09-28 22:02 from fnE5 - click to readthat was insulting

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  • 2013-12-16 20:00
  • NvTr

I honestly dont have an issue with huawei. Thy've made a name esp after Ideos. But Huawei-4-Africa? C'mon guys? I dint knw the phone was less till i got alittle curious. And just any product remixed n rebranded for africa happens 2b a dump! I want the real deal.

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  • 2013-09-28 22:02
  • fnE5

my huawei afrika phone does not recognise an SDcard in the store, so i cannot install XAP files, is there another way to install xap files? please help me

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  • 2013-09-14 00:33
  • f0BC

i like trying new stuff... and i am liking it so far. Its obviously different from android/iOS/symbian etc.... of cos i expected that; otherwise what would be the point of getting it. Oh and my apps i use regulary are ALL there.... battery life is good. i get 2 days of normal use.
VERDICT: so far sooo good.
seeing these differences is why i appreciate trying out new tech. Guys, go for it. resist the usual!!!
Why: its pocket friendly...going for KES15000. the fairly similar lumia is KES25000. if its brand u want, nokia is an option. If your a game bugg/app tester who uses their fone to play games and browse meaningless apps...and not basically communicate stay away--or get a game console!(i hav the xBOX 360S to game away on till dawn)
So, at cheaper price, i get to experience same windows 8 also found on high end devices (read Lumia 920!) For me it scores adequately on functionality,design!! it fits in my hand, it fits in my pocket. I say, whose smarter now....hehehehe!

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  • 2013-05-28 04:21
  • Nsm}

If you are used to Android like me, stick to it or you will regret having the windows. The phone is good though.

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  • 2013-05-23 07:54
  • Mfxk

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