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Windows Phone 7 Made Simple by Jon Westfall

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Chapter 6. Customizing Your Phone

Windows Phone 7 features an interface that's pretty unique among smartphones, shunning the rows of many icons that are well known to iOS and Android users (and users of Windows Mobile and Pocket PC devices) for large live tiles and a sleek, somewhat sparse, modern design. There are a number of customizations you can make to your phone that can help make it your own, and we'll discuss some of those. Others, like changing your wallpaper on the Lock screen or changing the picture displayed on the Pictures live tile, will be discussed in future chapters.

Re-arranging the Start Screen

Perhaps the first customization you might want to make would be to re-arrange the live tiles on your Start screen. This is easily done ...

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