In This Chapter
Connecting with a contact
Trying out voice dialing
Getting a call
Checking into a missed call
Perusing the call log
I remember an interview I read a long time ago. It was with a rugged mountain man, a fellow who lived in a cabin he built way, way out in the middle of nowhere. The interviewer was asking the old fellow how on earth he could do without modern conveniences, such as running water and electricity. The spry old man had a solid answer for each question. His reason for not owning a telephone was simple: "Why would I have a bell in my house that anyone in the world can ring?"
It's rather old-fashioned these days to have a bell in your house that anyone can ring. Instead, folks opt to have an electronic gadget in their pocket or purse that anyone in the world can ring — or vibrate. This chapter covers that basic operating mode of the Nexus One — how your electronic communications device can be used to say Hello!
Once upon a time, all a cellphone could do was place phone calls. No Internet. No music. No camera. Possibly even no list of contacts. It was dull, yet that's really all a phone needs to do: Place phone calls. Welcome to the section that explains how the Nexus One does its most basic, boring task.
To place a call from your phone, heed these steps:
Or you can touch the Phone ...