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Windows® Phone 7 Plain & Simple

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Your easy, colorful, SEE-HOW guide to Windows Phone 7. You'll learn the quickest ways to set up and use your new phone with easy-to-follow steps, screenshots, and concise, straightforward language that make learning plain and simple!

Table of Contents

  1. Windows® Phone 7 Plain & Simple
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    2. Acknowledgments
    3. 1. About This Book
      1. No Computerspeak!
      2. A Quick Overview
      3. A Few Assumptions
      4. A Final Word (or Two)
    4. 2. Taking a Quick Tour
      1. Starting with Start
        1. Personalize Your Phone
        2. See All Your Apps
      2. Saying Hello to Hubs
      3. The Lock Screen
      4. Pushing Buttons
        1. Back
        2. Start
        3. Search
        4. Camera
        5. Volume
      5. Understanding Status and Notifications
        1. Status Symbols
      6. The ABCs of Cellular Networks
      7. Exploring Inside Your Phone
        1. The Camera
        2. The Screen
        3. The Radios
        4. The Sensors
      8. Navigating with Your Fingers
        1. Tap
        2. Press and Hold
        3. Flick and Swipe
        4. Pinch and Spread
    5. 3. Setting Up and Personalizing Your Windows Phone
      1. Setting Up E-Mail and Your Calendar
        1. Set Up Your Accounts
      2. Setting Up Facebook
        1. Set Up Facebook
      3. Connecting to a Wi-Fi Hotspot
        1. Connect to Wi-Fi
      4. Customizing the Start Screen
        1. Rearrange the Tiles
        2. Pin an App to Start
      5. Changing Themes and Wallpaper
        1. Change the Theme
        2. Change the Wallpaper
      6. Picking Ringtones and Alerts
        1. Customize Ringtone and Alerts
      7. Silencing Your Phone
        1. Adjust the Volume
        2. Change Ringer Settings
      8. Importing Contacts from a SIM Card
        1. Import Contacts
      9. Locking Your Phone
        1. Turn on Password Protection
        2. Change Lock Screen Settings
      10. Finding a Lost Phone
        1. Find, Lock, or Erase a Lost Phone
      11. Updating Your Phone Software
        1. Download an Update
      12. Turning On Airplane Mode
        1. Turn Airplane Mode On or Off
      13. Connecting a Bluetooth Headset
        1. Add a Bluetooth Device
    6. 4. Typing and Using Speech
      1. Exploring the On-Screen Keyboard
        1. Numbers and Symbols
        2. Hidden Menus
      2. Typing Basics
        1. Type a Letter
        2. Type a Number or Symbol
      3. Editing Text
        1. Place the Cursor
        2. Delete Characters and Words
      4. Working with the Suggestion Bar
        1. Use the Suggestion Bar
      5. Fixing Mistakes
        1. Fix a Typo
      6. Customizing the Dictionary
        1. Add a Custom Word
      7. Changing Keyboard Settings
        1. Change Settings
      8. Talking to Your Phone
        1. Use Speech
    7. 5. Talking on the Phone
      1. Dialing a Number
        1. Dial Using the Keypad
      2. Calling Your Contacts
        1. Dial from Call History
        2. Dial from a Contact Card
      3. Dialing by Voice
        1. Dial By Voice
      4. Answering Calls
        1. Answer a Call
      5. Juggling Calls
        1. Switch to Another Call
      6. Making Conference Calls
        1. Set Up a Conference Call
        2. Speak Privately with Someone
      7. Using Speakerphone, Mute, or Hold
        1. Change In-Call Options
      8. Managing Call History
        1. Delete a Call
        2. Delete All Calls
      9. Saving a Phone Number
        1. Save a Number
      10. Checking Voicemail
        1. Listen to Your Messages
      11. Forwarding Calls
        1. Forward a Call
      12. Changing Caller ID Settings
        1. Hide Your Number
    8. 6. Connecting with People
      1. Adding a Contact
        1. Add a Contact
      2. Finding a Contact
        1. Use Quick Jump
        2. Use Search
      3. Editing a Contact
        1. Edit a Contact
      4. Linking Contacts
        1. Link a Contact
        2. Unlink a Contact
      5. Deleting a Contact
        1. Delete a Contact
        2. Delete a Linked Contact
      6. Adding a Picture or Ringtone to a Contact
        1. Add a Picture
        2. Add a Ringtone
      7. Pinning a Contact to Start
        1. Pin a Contact
      8. Posting to Facebook or Windows Live
        1. Read or Comment On a Post
        2. See All Posts from a Contact
      9. Working with the Me Card
        1. Update Your Status
        2. Update Your Profile Picture
      10. Customizing Your Contacts List
        1. Hide Facebook Friends
        2. Change Sorting Style
    9. 7. Reading and Sending E-Mail
      1. Reading Mail
        1. Open a Message
      2. Sorting and Searching Your Mail
        1. Sort Your Messages
        2. Search for a Message
      3. Checking for New Messages
        1. Check Manually
        2. Change Sync Settings
      4. Responding to a Message
        1. Reply or Forward a Message
        2. Respond to an Invitation
      5. Composing a New Message
        1. Write an E-Mail
      6. Saving a Draft Message
        1. Save a Draft
      7. Working with Attachments
        1. Attach a Picture
        2. Open an Attachment
      8. Managing Mail Folders
        1. Open a Folder
        2. Moving and Deleting Messages
      9. Customizing Your E-Mail Signature
        1. Edit Your Signature
      10. Deleting an Account
        1. Delete an Account
    10. 8. Sending Text Messages
      1. Opening a Message
        1. Open a Message
        2. Preview a Message
      2. Sending a Message
        1. Create a New Message
        2. Reply to a Message
      3. Forwarding a Message
        1. Forward a Message
      4. Adding Pictures to a Message
        1. Send a Picture
      5. Deleting Messages
        1. Delete a Conversation
        2. Delete a Message
      6. Adding a Sender to Your Contacts
        1. Add a Contact
    11. 9. Working with the Calendar
      1. Working with the Calendar
      2. Adding Appointments
        1. Create an Event
      3. Editing Appointments
        1. Edit an Appointment
      4. Deleting Appointments
        1. Delete an Appointment
      5. Changing Calendar Views
        1. Show Day, Agenda, or Month
        2. Show Details or Attendees
      6. Sending an Invitation
        1. Create an Invitation
      7. Responding to an Invitation
        1. Accept or Decline an Invitation
        2. Propose a New Time
      8. Juggling Multiple Calendars
        1. Change the Calendar Color
        2. Hide a Calendar
    12. 10. Browsing the Web
      1. Browsing Basics
        1. Navigating Around the Page
        2. Navigating from Site to Site
      2. Opening a Web Page
        1. Open a Web Page
        2. Refresh a Web Page
        3. Cancel a Web Page
      3. Browsing with Tabs
        1. Open a New Tab
        2. Switch Among Open Tabs
      4. Searching the Web
        1. Search the Web
      5. Using Instant Answers
      6. Understanding the Mobile Web
      7. Saving a Favorite Site
        1. Add a Site to Favorites
        2. Open a Saved Favorite
      8. Pinning a Website to Start
        1. Pin a Website to Start
      9. Sharing Links
        1. Share a Link
      10. Saving Pictures from the Web
        1. Save a Picture
      11. Working with Browsing History
        1. Return to a Site
        2. Delete History
      12. Finding Text on a Web Page
        1. Find Text
      13. Changing Privacy Settings
        1. Delete Cookies and History
        2. Turn Cookies On or Off
      14. Setting Your Website Preference
        1. Set Your Site Preference
    13. 11. Finding Places and Getting Directions
      1. Working with Maps
        1. Moving Around the Map
        2. How Does My Phone Find Me?
      2. Finding Yourself
        1. Show Your Location on a Map
      3. Finding Places and Things
        1. Find a Place
      4. Seeing What’s Nearby
        1. Get Place Details
      5. Finding Your Contacts
        1. Find a Contact
      6. Getting Directions
        1. Get Turn-by-Turn Directions
      7. Getting Real-Time Traffic Conditions
        1. Show Traffic Conditions
      8. Sharing an Address with Someone
        1. Share an Address
      9. Changing Map Views
        1. Show Aerial View
        2. Show List View
      10. Adding a Pushpin
        1. Drop a Pushpin
        2. Clear Pushpins
      11. Pinning a Favorite Place to Start
        1. Pin a Place
    14. 12. Playing Music and Video
      1. What’s Where in Music + Videos
      2. Playing Music
        1. Play Music
        2. Add Tracks to the Now Playing Queue
      3. Controlling Music Playback
        1. Control Playback
        2. Use the Mini-Playback Control
      4. Watching Videos
        1. Watch a Video
      5. Playing Podcasts
        1. Play a Podcast
      6. Listening to FM Radio
        1. Tune In a Station
        2. Choose an Audio Option
      7. Pinning Favorites to Start
        1. Pin to Start
      8. Deleting Music or Video
        1. Delete on the Phone
        2. Delete from the PC
    15. 13. Taking Pictures and Videos
      1. What’s Where in the Pictures Hub
      2. Taking a Picture
        1. Take a Picture
      3. Viewing Pictures and Videos
        1. View a Picture or a Video
      4. Recording a Video
        1. Record a Video
      5. Saving Pictures to Your Phone
        1. Save Pictures from Windows Live or Facebook
      6. Saving Pictures to the Web
        1. Upload a Picture
        2. Turn On Automatic Uploading
      7. Synching Pictures and Videos to Your PC
        1. View Your Pictures
        2. View Your Videos
        3. Change Sync Settings
      8. Creating a Favorites List
        1. Add to Favorites
      9. Adding GPS Info to Pictures
        1. Add Location Info
      10. Personalizing the Pictures Hub
        1. Change the Background
      11. Deleting Pictures and Videos
        1. Delete a Picture or Video
        2. Delete an Album
        3. Clear the Camera Roll
    16. 14. Shopping for Apps and Playing Games
      1. Touring the Marketplace Hub
      2. Shopping for Apps and Games
        1. Shop from Your Phone
        2. Shop from Your PC
      3. Searching Marketplace
        1. Search on Your Phone
      4. Shopping for TV Shows and Movies
        1. Buy a TV Show
        2. Buy or Rent a Movie
      5. What’s a Zune Pass?
      6. Shopping for Music
        1. Buy or Download Music
      7. Subscribing to Podcasts
        1. Get Podcasts
      8. Uninstalling an App
        1. Uninstall an App
      9. Getting Around the Games Hub
      10. Playing a Game
        1. Play a Game
      11. Responding to Requests
        1. Answer a Game Request
      12. What’s Xbox LIVE?
        1. Lingo of Xbox LIVE
        2. Xbox LIVE Extras
      13. Setting Up an Xbox LIVE Account
        1. Set up Xbox LIVE
      14. Uninstalling a Game
        1. Uninstall a Game
    17. 15. Working with Office Mobile
      1. Touring the Office Hub
      2. Opening Documents
        1. Open a Document
        2. Create a New Document
      3. Sharing Documents via E-Mail
        1. Share a Document
      4. Saving and Deleting Documents
        1. Save a Document
        2. Delete a Document
      5. Using Word Mobile
        1. Edit a Document
      6. Using Excel Mobile
        1. Enter Numbers and Text
        2. Switch Worksheets or Charts in a Workbook
        3. Add a Comment
      7. Using PowerPoint Mobile
        1. Edit a Slide
        2. Add a Comment
      8. Using OneNote Mobile
        1. Create a New Note
        2. Open a Saved Note
      9. Synching Notes to the Web
        1. Set Up Sync
        2. Open Synched Notes on Your Phone
      10. Connecting to SharePoint
        1. Open a SharePoint Site
      11. Working with SharePoint Documents
        1. Edit and Save to SharePoint
    18. 16. Synching with Your PC
      1. Touring the Zune Software
        1. Quickplay
        2. Collection
        3. Marketplace
        4. Social
        5. Phone
      2. Synching Media with Your Phone
        1. Sync Files
      3. Seeing What’s Synching
        1. View Phone Status
      4. Synching Files Wirelessly
        1. Setup Wireless Sync
      5. Adding Media to Your Zune Collection
        1. Add Files
      6. Changing Zune Sync Settings
        1. Change Music Settings
        2. Change Picture and Video Settings
      7. Managing Storage on Your Phone
        1. Adjust Space Settings
    19. A. About the Author
    20. Index
    21. About the Author
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