Windows Phone 7 Made Simple

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With Windows Phone 7, Microsofthas created a completely new smartphone operating systemthat focuses on allowing users to be productive with their smartphonein new ways,whileoffering seamless integration and use of Microsoft Office Mobileas well asother productivity apps available in the Microsoft App Store.

Windows Phone 7 Made Simpleoffers a clear, visual, step-by-step approach to using your Windows Phone 7 smartphone, no matter what the manufacturer. AuthorJon Westfall is ...

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Overview

With Windows Phone 7, Microsofthas created a completely new smartphone operating systemthat focuses on allowing users to be productive with their smartphonein new ways,whileoffering seamless integration and use of Microsoft Office Mobileas well asother productivity apps available in the Microsoft App Store.

Windows Phone 7 Made Simpleoffers a clear, visual, step-by-step approach to using your Windows Phone 7 smartphone, no matter what the manufacturer. AuthorJon Westfall is anexpertin 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

  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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430233121
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 2/2/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jon Westfall is associate director for research and technology with the Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia Business School. As a researcher and technologist working in New York City, his work focuses on how individuals make economic and public policy decisions, as well as consumer behavior.?In addition to his research, he also maintains an active career in information technology, where he has worked as a consultant since 1997, founding his own firm,?Bug Jr. Systems. As a consultant, he has developed custom software solutions (including native Windows 32 applications, Windows .NET applications, ASP,?ASP.NET, and PHP web applications), and served as a senior network and systems architect and administrator (on both Windows and Unix networks, and hybrids). He also writes for the Thoughts Media Network, serving as executive editor of Android Thoughts, and news editor of Windows Phone Thoughts. He has been recognized as a Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional"?in Windows Mobile/Windows Phone since 2008, and holds a Ph.D. in cognitive experimental psychology.
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