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Windows Phone 7 Made Simple by Jon Westfall

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The Windows Phone 7 Interface

While Windows Phone 7 shares the "Windows" name with other Microsoft products, it does not share the same interface. For example, it does not feature the familiar Start menu or a mouse-centric approach. Instead, the Windows Phone 7 interface has been designed from the ground up to be easy to use, quick, and responsive. This section shows off the interface and talks about how to navigate through the parts of your phone that you will be using frequently.

Turning on your Windows Phone 7 device shows a Lock screen with the date, time, and other information. Use your finger to slide the screen up and reveal the Start screen.

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All Windows Phone 7 devices have a Windows, Search, and Back button on the front of the phone, ...

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