Windows Phone 7 Secrets

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2010-11-09
480 pages

Book Description

Listen up! Bestselling author Paul Thurrott whispers little know Windows Phone 7 tips, tricks, and advice

The newly revamped Windows Phone platform boasts sophisticated new features and functionality. Sharing his years of training and experience, bestselling author and Windows expert Paul Thurrott reveals little known tips, valuable insight, and unbeatable advice so you can get the most from your Windows Phone 7. You’ll benefit from the simple, straightforward solutions to common problems, all of which will go a long way to help if you are new to the Window Phone 7.

Written with access to unique information from the team at Microsoft, Windows Phone 7 Secrets is the ultimate guide to this exciting new platform. Unlike other books, this title reveals the inner workings of the Windows Phone and how to make it work the way you want it. Thurrott begins with the basics of choosing the right Windows Phone, setting it up, and upgrading from another smart phone. He then moves on to customizing the screen; downloading applications; and using the Internet, e-mail, calendar, Microsoft Office; and more.

Coverage includes:

  • Pre-Flight Checklist: What to Do Before You Get Your Windows Phone
  • Windows Live ID: One Online ID to Rule Them All
  • Using Windows Live ID to Access Your Social Networks and Other Services
  • Picking a Phone
  • Unboxing and Getting Started
  • Unboxing Your Windows Phone
  • Windows Phone Usage
  • Understanding the Windows Phone User
  • The Way We Were: How Microsoft Screwed Up Mobile So Bad It Had to Start Over from Scratch
  • A New Beginning: Metro
  • Real World Metro: A Whirlwind Tour of the
  • Hubs and Applications
  • You and Your Friends: How to Connect with Others, Connect to the World.
  • Managing Your Persona
  • Being a People Person: Managing Your Family, Friends, and Other Contacts
  • Configuring the People Hub
  • Digital Memories: Using the Pictures Hub and
  • Using the Pictures Hub
  • Taking Pictures and Videos with the Camera
  • Moving Photos Between the Phone and Your PC
  • Sharing Photos and Customizing Your Phone
  • Configuring Pictures Hub Options
  • Zune to Go: Music + Videos
  • Using the Zune PC with Windows Phone
  • Enjoying Music and Video Content on Windows Phone
  • Why Zune Is Different
  • More Music: Pandora and Other Services
  • Having Fun: Windows Phone and Games
  • Windows Phone: Great Mobile Gaming Platform
  • Understanding Xbox Live
  • Xbox Live on Windows Phone:Not the Full Meal Deal
  • Using the Games Hub
  • Playing a Game
  • Finding More Games in the Marketplace
  • Browsing the Web
  • A (Short) History of the Mobile Web
  • Using Internet Explorer on Windows Phone
  • Configuring Internet Explorer
  • Search...

Book Details

  • Title: Windows Phone 7 Secrets
  • Author:
  • Length: 480 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2010-11-09
  • ISBN-10: 0470886595
  • ISBN-13: 9780470886595