12 Smart Usage Tips For Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 will be a great smart phone OS as it seems, if you are planning to buy a windows phone 7 device, you can use the following tips posted on Microsoft on their windows phone 7 website to make yourself more productive using it.

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Tips For Time Saving

Speed Dial – Need to call someone back straight away? From Start, press Phone, then press the Call icon next to an entry in call history.

Skipping letters – In People, press a block letter for a menu that lets you instantly skip to any letter of the alphabet. Perfect for a crowded contact list.

Bulk delete – Do you need to delete multiple emails? Press next to any message in your inbox to reveal a row of check boxes.

Fun Tips

Picture this – Turn your phone’s screen lock into a portable picture frame. Press Settings > Lock & wallpaper > Change wallpaper, then choose a favourite photo.

Photo flick – In Pictures, pinch a photo until it’s as small as it can get, then flick left or right to browse your album in filmstrip view.

Rock out, randomly -  In Music + Videos, press the Play icon to randomly play your entire music collection.

Typing Faster

Spot editing – Typo troubles? Press and hold a text box until the large cursor appears, then drag it to the problem spot.

Pop-up punctuation – Press and hold the full-stop key to see a pop-up menu with other popular punctuation marks.

Quick fix – Press a misspelled word to see suggestions from the built-in dictionary. Press a suggestion to swap it in.

Doing More

Press a pin – Press a pin in Maps to see things such as what’s nearby and customer reviews for a restaurant or shop.

Facebook inundation – Reduce the number of Facebook friends in your contact list by pressing Settings > Applications > People, then look for the Facebook option.

Press & hold – Do you want to know the real secret to Windows Phone? Press and hold. Use it to expose hidden menus, rearrange Tiles, pin stuff to Start and much more.

[ Source – TheWindowsClub ]

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