My Windows Phone 8 (My...)

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – May 2013
Friendly, quick, and 100% practical, My Microsoft Windows Phone 8 is the must-have companion for every Windows Phone 8 user. Written by seven-time Microsoft MVP Brian Posey, it walks new users through every task they'll want to perform, including:* Navigating the Windows Phone 8 interface* Using audio, video, photos, and other media* Connecting to the Internet, surfing the Web with Internet Explorer, and searching with Bing* Getting productive with Windows Phone 8's version of Microsoft Office* Downloading great apps and games in the Marketplace* Storing content in the cloud, on SkyDrive* Social networking via Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn* Managing email, IM, contacts, and calendars* Customizing and troubleshooting Windows Phone 8
Every task is presented step by step, using carefully annotated, full-color screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Readers needn't wade through paragraphs of theory to get usable help, or to find practical answers. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, tidbits, and quick solutions to the problems users are most likely to encounter. Everything's clearly organized to help readers get started fast, and keep their Windows Phone 8 devices working just the way they want.
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ISBN-13: 9780789748539
ISBN-10: 0789748533
Pagini: 442
Ilustrații: Illustrations (chiefly col.)
Dimensiuni: 152 x 226 x 23 mm
Greutate: 0.73 kg
Editura: Que
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Brien Posey is a ten-time Microsoft MVP with two decades of IT experience. Prior to becoming a freelance technical writer, Brien served as CIO for a national chain of hospitals and healthcare facilities. He has also worked as a network administrator for some of the nation's largest insurance companies and for the Department of Defense at Fort Knox. Since going freelance in 2001, Brien has become a prolific technical author. He has published many thousands of articles and numerous books on a wide variety of topics (primarily focusing on enterprise networking). In addition to his writing, Brien has provided consulting services to clients and speaks at IT events all over the world. When Brien isn't busy writing, he enjoys traveling to exotic places around the world with his wife Taz. Together they have visited more than sixty different countries. In fact, portions of this book were written while visiting Panama, Guatemala, and Columbia. Some of Brien's other personal interests include scuba diving, aviation, flying RC helicopters, and shredding waves in his Cigarette boat. Brien's most recent endeavor has been to pursue his lifelong aspiration of becoming an astronaut.


Chapter 1 Getting Started with Windows Phone 8 3 Minimum Hardware Specifications 3 The Phone's External Features 4 Getting Started with Your Phone 6 Configuring the Phone Using the Recommended Settings 6 Installing the Windows Phone Software 9 Setting Up the Windows Phone Software 10 Updating the Phone 10 Accessing the Phone's Settings 11 Configuring How Windows Phone Updates 12 The Windows Phone 8 Interface 13 The Lock Screen 13 Other Common Indicators 14 Customizing the Lock Screen 15 The Start Screen 20 Touch Gestures 24 Using the Phone's Hardware Buttons 25 The Back Button 25 The Start Button 25 The Search Button 25 The Power Button 25 The Volume Buttons 26 The Camera Button 26 The Soft Keyboard 26 Resetting Your Phone 29 Restoring Factory Settings 29 Chapter 2 Configuring Basic Device Settings 31 Accessing the Device Settings Screen 31 Changing the Device Theme 32 Wi-Fi Networking 33 Enabling or Disabling Wi-Fi 33 Connecting to a Wi-Fi Network 34 Removing Known Networks 35 Passwords and Screen Timeouts 36 Setting the Screen Timeout 37 Enabling a Password 38 Changing Your Password 39 Disabling a Password 40 Date and Time 40 Setting the Date and Time 41 Changing Time Zones 42 Using Military Time 42 Screen Brightness 43 Automatically Adjusting the Screen Brightness 43 Manually Adjusting the Screen Brightness 44 Controlling the Keyboard's Behavior 44 Setting the Keyboard Language 45 Removing a Keyboard Language 46 Clearing Custom Suggestions 46 Customizing the Keyboard's Behavior 47 Configuring Regions and Languages 48 Accessibility 50 Adjusting the Text Size 50 Enabling High Contrast 51 Enabling the Screen Magnifier 51 Using Speech for Phone Accessibility 52 Find My Phone 53 Finding Your Phone 54 Other Location Options 55 About Your Phone 56 Providing Feedback 57 Backing Up Your Phone 58 Backing Up App Lists and Settings 59 Removing Your Backup 60 Backing Up Text Messages 61 Determining Backup Quality for Your Photos and Videos 62 Restoring Your Backups 63 Battery Saver 64 Phone Storage 65 Chapter 3 Messaging 69 Accessing Email Settings and Configuring Accounts 70 Connecting Your Microsoft Account 71 Setting Up Exchange Email 72 Connecting to Yahoo! Mail 76 Connecting to Google Mail 77 Setting Up POP3/IMAP4 Messaging 78 Removing Mail Accounts 80 Microsoft Outlook Mobile 81 The Outlook Mobile Interface 82 The Anatomy of a Message 83 Opening a Message 84 Opening an Attachment 85 Replying to a Message 86 Forwarding a Message 87 Viewing New Mail 88 Viewing Urgent Mail 88 Viewing Flagged Messages 89 Deleting a Message 90 Marking a Message as Read 93 Marking a Message as Unread 93 Marking Multiple Messages as Read or Unread 94 Moving a Message 95 Performing a Bulk Move 96 Viewing Folders 97 Flagging a Message 97 Clearing a Message Flag 98 Flagging or Unflagging Multiple Messages 98 Marking a Message as Complete 99 Marking Multiple Messages as Complete 100 Composing a New Message 100 Writing a Message 101 Canceling a New Message 102 Adding Message Attachments 103 Setting Message Priority 106 Adding Recipients Through CC and Blind CC 106 Adding Emoticons and Clip Art 107 Checking for New Mail 108 Configuring Mailbox Settings 108 Linking Mailboxes 108 Unlinking Mailboxes 110 Conversation View 110 Message Signatures 111 Blind CCing Yourself 111 Lightening the Display 112 Changing the Mailbox Sync Settings 113 Configuring Automatic Replies 115 Chapter 4 The Multimedia Experience 117 Working with the Windows Phone Software 117 Adding Photos to Your Phone 119 Adding Videos to Your Phone 120 Adding a Song to Your Phone 121 Adding an Album to Your Phone 121 Adding a Musical Artist to Your Phone 122 Adding Content from Nonstandard Locations 123 Using the Photo Interface 124 Removing Multimedia Content 125 Copying Phone Content to Your PC or Tablet 127 Working with File Explorer 127 Adding Media to Your Phone 128 Removing Media from Your Phone 130 Copying Multimedia Content to Your PC 131 Xbox Music Pass 132 Connecting Your Phone to Xbox Music Pass 132 Playing Music from the Xbox Music Pass 133 Playing Music Through the Phone 134 Playing Songs 134 Using Jump Lists 135 The Play Screen 135 Playing an Album 137 Playing a Music Genre 137 Playing a Specific Artist 138 Playing Music in the Background 138 Sharing Music 140 Playing Music Using Smart DJ 140 Accessing Playlists 141 Playing Videos 142 History 144 Displaying New Content 145 Chapter 5 Windows Phone 8 Apps 147 Searching for an App 147 Alarms 148 Setting an Alarm 149 Disabling an Alarm 150 Deleting an Alarm 150 Calculator 150 Calendar 152 Calendar Views 153 Appointments 157 Enabling, Organizing, and Disabling Calendars 163 The To-Do List 164 Displaying Tasks on Your Calendar 168 Camera 169 Adjusting Photo Settings 170 Adjusting the Camera's Configuration Settings 171 Controlling the Camera's Flash 172 Changing the Camera's Behavior with Lenses 173 Using the Front Camera 173 Activating Video Mode 174 Adjusting Video Settings 175 Using the Video Light 176 Photo 176 Viewing Your Pictures 177 Adding a Picture to Your Favorites 178 Viewing Your Favorite Pictures 178 Deleting a Picture 179 Uploading a Picture to SkyDrive 179 Sharing Your Pictures 180 Editing a Photo 180 Using a Photo on the Lock Screen 183 Playing a Video 184 Internet Explorer 185 Using Custom Settings 186 Browsing the Web 187 Zooming a Page 187 Adding a Page to Your Favorites 188 Accessing Your Favorites List 189 Removing a Page from Your Favorites 189 Accessing Your Browsing History 190 Tabbed Browsing 190 Sharing a Web Page 192 Adding a Page to the Start Screen 193 Internet Explorer Settings 194 Finding an Item on a Web Page 197 Store 198 Downloading App Updates 199 Finding New Applications 200 Searching for an App 201 Viewing an Application 202 Installing an Application 203 Removing an App 204 Xbox Music Downloads 205 Podcasts 207 Kid's Corner 208 Setting Up Kid's Corner 209 Launching Kid's Corner 210 Modifying Kid's Corner Permissions 212 Wallet 213 Adding a Payment Method 214 Editing a Payment Method 216 Removing a Payment Method 217 Pinning Payment Information 218 The Wallet PIN 218 Deals 221 Chapter 6 Microsoft Office Mobile 229 Accessing Microsoft Office 230 The Recent Screen 231 The Places Screen 232 Office Mobile Settings 236 Excel 237 Creating a New Spreadsheet 237 Working with the Excel Interface 238 Adding a Comment to a Cell 239 Changing the Comment Author 240 Viewing and Navigating Comments 241 Searching a Spreadsheet 241 Selecting Multiple Cells 242 Viewing Cell Text 243 Freezing a Pane 243 Applying Formatting Options 244 Sorting a Column 245 Filtering 246 Undo and Redo 247 Charting 247 Accessing Charts and Sheets 248 Saving a Spreadsheet 248 Sharing a Spreadsheet 249 Fitting and Hiding Text 249 Entering Formulas 251 AutoSum 252 Word 253 Creating a New Word Document 253 The Microsoft Word Interface 254 Copy and Paste 255 Applying Text Effects 255 Locating Text Within a Document 256 Adding a Comment 257 Viewing and Navigating Comments 257 Deleting a Comment 258 Sharing the Document 259 Saving the Document 259 Correcting Spelling Errors 260 PowerPoint 261 Opening a PowerPoint Document 261 Viewing PowerPoint Slides 262 Viewing a Specific Slide 263 Adding Notes to a Slide 264 Editing a Slide 265 Moving a Slide 266 Saving the PowerPoint Presentation 267 Sharing Your PowerPoint Presentation 268 OneNote 268 Opening a Note 271 Searching for Notes 272 Deleting a Note 272 Closing Notebooks 273 Pinning a Document to the Start Screen 273 Creating a Note 274 Creating a List 275 Adding Pictures to a Note 276 Adding Audio 277 Adding a To-Do List 277 Formatting Text 278 Sharing a Note 279 Chapter 7 Gaming 281 The Games Hub 281 Games Hub 283 Joining Xbox Live 284 Installing Xbox Extras 286 Customizing Your Avatar 286 Modifying Your Xbox Live Bio 288 Achievements 290 Configuring Games Hub Settings 291 Adjusting Your Privacy Settings 291 Friends 294 Adding a Friend 297 Removing a Friend 298 Sending Messages to Friends 299 Beacons 300 Setting a Beacon 300 Removing a Beacon 301 Finding Games 302 Using the Spotlight 302 Browsing for New Games 303 Finding Games by Genre 304 Searching for a Game 304 Installing a Game 305 Playing a Game 306 Rating and Reviewing a Game 307 Uninstalling a Game 308 Xbox SmartGlass 308 Installing Xbox SmartGlass 309 Interacting with the SmartGlass Interface 310 Accessing the Xbox Guide 312 Using Your Phone as an Xbox Controller 313 Chapter 8 The Phone 315 Making and Taking Phone Calls 315 Making a Phone Call 316 Calling Your Contacts 317 Ending a Call 318 The Speaker Phone 318 Muting a Call 319 Accessing the Keypad 319 Returning a Missed Call 320 Accessing Voicemail 320 Configuring Your Voicemail 321 Conference Calling 322 Answering a Call 323 Call Waiting 324 Call Settings 324 Changing Your Ringtones 325 Enabling Vibrate 325 Using Custom Ringtones 326 Enabling Talking Caller ID 327 Using International Assist 328 Enhancing SIM Security 328 Enabling Airplane Mode 329 Enabling Bluetooth 330 SMS Text Messaging 331 Reading a New Text Message 333 Replying to a Text Message 334 Sending a Text Message 334 Sending Long Text Messages 336 Sending an Attachment with a Text Message 337 Deleting a Conversation 339 Deleting a Message 339 Forwarding a Text Message 340 Copying a Text Message 340 Text Messaging Backup 341 Group Text 341 Chapter 9 Search 343 Bing and the Search Button 343 Searching with Bing 344 The Bing Interface 345 Configuring Bing Settings 346 Searching by Voice 348 Searching with Bing Music 350 Searching with Bing Vision 351 Searching with Internet Explorer 353 Pinning a Search Engine to the Start Screen 355 Turning Suggested Sites On and Off 355 Maps 356 Getting Directions 358 Clearing a Map 359 Displaying Aerial View 359 Showing Traffic Patterns 360 Searching for a Destination 361 Finding Locations with Local Scout 362 Clearing Map History 368 Downloading Maps 369 Updating Downloaded Maps 370 More Ways to Search 370 Call History 370 Contact Search 372 Searching for OneNote Notes 372 Searching for Microsoft Office Documents 373 Searching Email 373 Setting the Search Language 374 Deleting Search History 375 Chapter 10 Working with People 377 The People Hub 377 Viewing a Profile 379 Adding a Contact 379 Editing a Profile 381 Deleting a Contact 382 Searching for a Contact 382 Using Jump Lists to Find a Contact 383 Pinning a Contact to the Start Screen 384 Linking Contacts 384 Configuring Social Network Settings 385 Groups 387 Creating a New Group 388 Adding a Contact to a Group 389 Removing a Group Member 390 Renaming a Group 391 Pinning a Group to the Start Screen 391 Deleting a Group 392 Sending an Email Message to Group Members 393 Sending a Text Message to Group Members 394 Rooms 394 Creating a Room 395 Accessing a Room 396 Adding Members to a Room 396 Deleting a Room Member 397 Choosing a Room Background 397 Pinning a Room to the Start Screen 398 Renaming a Room 399 Deleting a Room 399 Using Group Chat 400 Sharing Photos and Videos 401 Viewing Shared Photos and Videos 402 Viewing the Shared Calendar 402 Adding an Appointment to the Shared Calendar 403 Creating a New Shared Note 403 Viewing Shared Notes 404 Facebook Integration 405 Connecting to Facebook 405 Viewing a Wall Post 406 Writing on a Friend's Facebook Wall 409 Viewing Facebook Photos 409 The Me Tile 412 Viewing Your Own Social Networking Wall 412 Posting Status Updates 413 Checking In 414 Uploading a Photo 415 Chatting with Friends 416 Setting Your Chat Status 417 Notifications 417 Twitter 418 Configuring Your Twitter Account 418 Sending a Tweet 419 Checking for Tweets 420 Responding to a Tweet 420 Checking Twitter Notifications 420 LinkedIn 421 Configuring Your LinkedIn Account 421 Accessing LinkedIn Content 422 Responding to a LinkedIn Post 423 Posting a Message 424 The Feeds Filter 425 Index 426