Windows Phone 7 Made Simple

By Jon Westfall

Windows Phone 7 Made Simple by Jon Westfall offers a clear, visual step-by-step approach to using your Windows Phone 7 smartphone, no matter what the manufacturer.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3312-1
  • 472 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner
  • Publication Date: February 1, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $29.99
  • eBook Price: $20.99
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With Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has created a completely new smartphone operating system that focuses on allowing users to be productive with their smartphone in new ways, while offering seamless integration and use of Microsoft Office Mobile as well as other productivity apps available in the Microsoft App Store.

Windows Phone 7 Made Simple offers a clear, visual, step-by-step approach to using your Windows Phone 7 smartphone, no matter what the manufacturer. Author Jon Westfall is an expert in mobile devices, recognized by Microsoft as a "Most Valuable Professional" with experience teaching both businesses and consumers. This book will get you started with the basics and then teach you tricks and shortcuts that will save you time and help you maximize your productivity.

What you’ll learn

  • How to set up your Windows Phone 7
  • Understand the features that set Windows Phone 7 apart from others, such as Live Tiles
  • Explore and download apps from the Windows Phone 7 App Store
  • Navigate and use Windows Office Mobile on your Windows Phone 7
  • Migrate files to/from your smartphone and your desktop
  • Connect your Windows Phone 7 to your desktop using Microsoft's Zune software

Who this book is for

This book is for new users of the Windows Phone 7 smartphone, as well as those upgrading from other smartphones.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Setting Up Your Windows Phone
  2. Making Phone Calls
  3. Setting Up Accounts
  4. Using Email
  5. Setting Up and Using Facebook and Twitter
  6. Customizing Your Phone
  7. Setting Up Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  8. Managing and Securing Your Phone
  9. Searching Your Phone and Using Speech
  10. Connecting With People: Using the People Live Tile
  11. Setting Alarms and Reminders
  12. Using and Customizing the Calendar
  13. Using Text Messaging
  14. Surfing the Web with Internet Explorer
  15. Taking Pictures and Putting Them Online
  16. Using Windows Live Services
  17. Using Microsoft OneNote Mobile
  18. Using Microsoft Office Word Mobile
  19. Using Microsoft Office Excel Mobile
  20. Using Microsoft PowerPoint Mobile
  21. Connecting to SharePoint
  22. Using Maps
  23. Connecting to the Zune Software
  24. Using Your Phone with Xbox LIVE
  25. Exploring the Marketplace
  26. Updating Your Phone
  27. Resources to Explore
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