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Windows Phone 8.1

Video Description

Windows Phone 8.1 is a huge upgrade—more productive, more powerful, more fun! This easy, plain-English video tutorial gets you 100% up to speed with it, so you can make the most of your new Windows smartphone! Brien Posey guides you through everything that makes Windows Phone 8.1 so great, including its amazing Cortana virtual personal assistant. You'll learn the best ways to use Windows Phone hardware, the Start Screen, Live Tiles, and Action Center… set up Wi-Fi and email… manage contacts, calendars, and tasks… play media and take photos… use OneDrive storage… download new apps… make calls and send text messages… work with Internet Explorer and Office apps… connect via Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter… even find a lost phone!

Table of Contents

  1. Lesson 1: Getting Started With Windows Phone 8
    1. The Phone's External Features 00:02:16
    2. Setting up Your Phone 00:03:20
    3. Updating the Phone 00:02:37
    4. Resetting Your Phone 00:01:40
  2. Lesson 2: Learning Your way Around the Device
    1. The Start Screen 00:02:01
    2. The Lock Screen 00:01:34
    3. Touch Gestures 00:02:09
    4. The Soft Keyboard 00:02:57
    5. Wordflow 00:01:13
  3. Lesson 3: Getting to Know the Windows Phone Interface
    1. Working with Live Tiles 00:02:17
    2. The Action Center 00:02:10
    3. Configuring the Lock Screen 00:02:53
    4. Battery Saver 00:01:49
    5. Keyboard Customization 00:02:00
  4. Lesson 4: Configuring Commonly Used Device Settings
    1. Themes 00:02:19
    2. Wi-Fi Networking 00:01:52
    3. Passwords 00:01:01
    4. Date and Time Configuration 00:01:22
    5. Display Brightness 00:01:07
    6. Regional Settings 00:01:29
    7. Accessibility 00:01:37
    8. Kid's Corner 00:01:52
    9. Bluetooth 00:01:16
  5. Lesson 5: Setting Up Your E-Mail Accounts
    1. Connecting a Microsoft Account 00:01:53
    2. Connecting to Exchange Server E-mail 00:01:41
    3. Connecting to a Third Party Mail System 00:01:34
    4. Sending and Receiving E-mail 00:03:04
  6. Lesson 6: Managing Your Contacts
    1. Adding a contact 00:02:42
    2. Viewing a contact's profile 00:01:47
    3. Deleting a contact 00:01:17
    4. Pinning a contact to the Start screen 00:01:57
    5. Merging Dusplicate Contacts 00:02:12
  7. Lesson 7: Managing Your Calendar
    1. Creating Appointments 00:03:11
    2. Viewing Your Appointments 00:01:51
    3. Reminders 00:01:26
    4. Alternative Calendar Views 00:02:42
  8. Lesson 8: Working with the Task List
    1. Creating a Task 00:02:53
    2. Completing a Task 00:01:55
    3. Postponing a Task 00:01:37
    4. Deleting a Task 00:01:13
  9. Lesson 9: Having Fun with Music and Videos
    1. Adding music to your phone 00:02:10
    2. Adding videos to your phone 00:01:26
    3. Manually Adding Media 00:02:19
    4. Playing your movies and music 00:03:22
    5. Creating playlists 00:01:57
  10. Lesson 10: The Telephone Interface
    1. Making a call 00:01:22
    2. Calling your Contacts 00:01:29
    3. Using speaker phone 00:01:28
    4. Accessing the Dial Pad 00:01:36
    5. Checking your Voice Mail 00:01:41
    6. Using Call Waiting 00:01:51
    7. Choosing a Ring Tone 00:02:56
    8. Viewing your Call History 00:01:45
  11. Lesson 11: Text Messaging
    1. Sending a text message 00:01:39
    2. Receiving a text message 00:02:15
    3. Texting multimedia content 00:03:35
    4. Managing Text Messages 00:02:48
  12. Lesson 12: Organizing Your Photos
    1. Adding pictures to your phone 00:02:06
    2. Using your phone's Camera 00:02:46
    3. Organizing your photos 00:01:48
    4. Viewing your albums 00:02:24
    5. View photos on OneDrive 00:01:29
  13. Lesson 13: Internet Explorer
    1. Setting up Internet Explorer 00:01:26
    2. Configuring IE settings 00:04:07
    3. Adding a Favorite 00:02:02
    4. Pinning a page to the Start Screen 00:01:13
    5. Sharing Web content 00:01:47
    6. Clearing your History 00:01:40
  14. Lesson 14: Downloading Apps from the App Store
    1. An Introduction to the App Store 00:02:08
    2. Installing an App 00:02:30
    3. Uninstalling an App 00:01:07
  15. Lesson 15: Navigating with your Windows Phone
    1. Getting directions 00:01:54
    2. Using Local Scout 00:02:48
    3. Using Aerial View 00:01:25
    4. Getting Traffic info 00:01:11
    5. Using Indoor maps 00:01:40
  16. Lesson 16: Setting up Cortana
    1. The Initial Configuration 00:02:01
    2. Interests 00:02:20
    3. Setting Quiet Hours 00:02:19
    4. Managing your Inner Circle 00:01:37
  17. Lesson 17: Using Cortana
    1. Using Cortana 00:01:57
    2. Talking to Cortana 00:02:14
    3. Setting Alarms 00:01:33
    4. Making location requests 00:01:41
    5. Making contact requests 00:01:52
    6. Making social requests 00:01:21
  18. Lesson 18: Connecting Your Phone to Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
    1. Connecting to Twitter 00:01:37
    2. Connecting to LinkedIn 00:02:00
    3. Viewing social networking feeds 00:01:46
  19. Lesson 19: Finding a Lost Phone
    1. Configuring the Find My Phone Settings 00:01:37
    2. Finding Your Phone 00:02:58
  20. Lesson 20: Getting Ready for Microsoft Office
    1. Accessing data on your phone 00:01:15
    2. Access e-mail documents 00:01:27
    3. Access OneDrive data 00:01:06
    4. Access Office 365 documents 00:01:30
    5. Access recent documents 00:01:41
    6. Sharing a document 00:02:00
  21. Lesson 21: Working with OneNote
    1. Working with Notebooks 00:01:40
    2. Managing Notes 00:01:48
    3. Formatting Text 00:02:05
    4. Adding Content to Notes 00:02:42
  22. Lesson 22: Using Microsoft Word
    1. Creating a new Document 00:01:23
    2. Formatting text 00:02:23
    3. Working with Comments 00:02:20
    4. Using Spell Check 00:01:20
    5. Saving Your Work 00:01:10
  23. Lesson 23: Working with Excel Spreadsheets
    1. Creating a New Spreadsheet 00:01:23
    2. Formatting Cells 00:02:24
    3. Freezing Cells 00:02:33
    4. Sorting Cells 00:01:19
    5. Filtering Cells 00:01:10
    6. Using AutoFit 00:00:55
    7. Using AutoSum 00:01:08
    8. Accessing Worksheets 00:01:16
    9. Adding a Formula 00:00:58
    10. Saving Your Work 00:01:10
  24. Lesson 24: Viewing and Editing PowerPoint Presentations
    1. Viewing a Presentation 00:01:49
    2. Accessing a Slide 00:01:45
    3. Adding Notes 00:02:24
    4. Editing a Slide 00:02:28
    5. Moving a Slide 00:01:10