Windows Phone

Tutorials, how-to guides and reviews for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8.

The Best 5 GPS Navigation Apps For Windows Phone

Windows Phone, GPSIf you like traveling by car or you commute daily you need a good navigation app for your Windows Phone. While some need to find the shortest route to a certain destination, others need mostly to be aware of road hazards, police or other events on the road. Some might be okay with mobile data usage, others need an app that's stable even when you're travelling in another country or you're entering an area with no mobile coverage. We looked at some of the best navigation apps for Windows Phone and now we are ready to share them with you, in this article:

How To Block Unwanted Calls And SMS On Windows Phones

Windows Phone, block callsDon't you hate when you receive calls from a cold sales contact on a Sunday morning or you're constantly bothered by people you want out of your life? Either way, Windows Phone offers you a solution to block those calls using a really simple app. If you own a Lumia model the app is a little different from other Windows Phone smartphones but they are both really easy to configure. In this article, we will show you how to block unwanted calls and text messages. Let's go:

How To Connect Your Gmail Account To Your Windows Phone 8.1

Windows PhoneGmail is one of the most popular web based email services and it's also probably your favourite. Why is it so popular? Well, mostly because it's intuitive, efficient and accessible to any user. Now, your emails, contacts and calendar are available on your Windows Phone device, right at your fingertips. In this article we will show you how to connect your Gmail account to your Windows Phone and how to configure the way your Windows Phone interacts with your account. Let's go:

How To Turn Off Text AutoCorrect & Text Suggestions In Windows Phone

Windows Phone, keyboardTo help you type faster and better, Windows Phone 8.1 has two features that are activated each time you write a message: autocorrect and text suggestions. Some users think autocorrect does more harm than good, especially if you type in languages other than English. If you would like to disable it, this tutorial will show you how. Also, we will present other typing related settings and features and advise you on whether you should disable them or not.

The Best 5 Web Browsers For Windows Phone

Windows Phone, browsersWhen it comes to browsing the web, the Windows Store selection is not very rich. In the already small list of available browser apps you should remove the ones which are unreliable and bloatware apps. Also, a good browser is not necessarily free, but you should be able to enjoy a decent browsing experience at the lowest cost. This is why you bought a Windows Phone after all, isn't it? According to these requirements, most of the browsers are already crossed off the list. In this article, we created a list containing the best web browsers for Windows Phone.

How To Move Apps & Games To Your SD Card In Windows Phone

Windows Phone, SD cardIf you installed a lot of games and apps on your Windows Phone you might run low on storage space. This happens especially if you have an affordable Windows smartphone, where the storage space is not a strong point. Luckily, there's a solution to free some internal storage space on your Windows Phone, if you have a microSD memory card installed. In this article we will show you how to move your apps and games and their associated files to your microSD memory card in the most simple way possible. Let's go:

How To Add & Switch Keyboard Languages In Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 devices generally have English plus your native language as the default keyboard input languages available for typing messages and emails. In today's world many of us know more than one language and we communicate with people all over the world. In such situations we need more than one keyboard input language installed on our smartphones. How do you add a new keyboard input language in Windows Phone 8.1? Let's find out in this tutorial.

5 Things You Can Do With The Kaspersky Safe Browser On Windows Phone

Windows Phone, KasperskyNot long ago, Kaspersky released a new browser available for Windows Phone and iOS which was expected to be promising. What makes it different from the other browsers? Well, Kaspersky Safe Browser, besides providing the usual navigation tools, protects your data online by blocking malicious and phishing websites. The app can also be configured to block specific categories of unwanted content and provides different tools to improve your online experience. In this article we will present some of the most interesting features of this browser. Let's go:

How To Project Your Windows Phone Screen Using A USB Connection

Windows Phone, project screenYou may have found out that that showing pictures, videos or a game on a phone to a group can be really annoying. Everyone gathers around you and most of them can't see anything. Luckily, Windows Phone has an interesting feature which allows you to project your screen to your computer via USB. This feature requires an additional app on your computer, but the process is really fast and easy to do. In this article we will show you how to use this feature and how to customize the projected view. Let's go:

How To Change The Display Language In Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1If you purchased your Windows Phone overseas or you accidentally changed some settings you may end up with an unknown language, that you may find impossible to understand. Fortunately, we can help you solve this problem in no time. In this article, we will show you how to switch the display language of your Windows Phone to your own native language. You can do this in no time, unless you are using a more exotic language for which Windows Phone does not provide support. Let's assume that this is not the case though, and see how the usual process works. Let's go:

Reviewing The Microsoft Lumia 640 - A Good Windows Phone Experience At A Reasonable Price

Nokia Lumia 640Microsoft Lumia 640 is the latest budget smartphone with Windows Phone that was released by Microsoft. Until Windows 10 Mobile is available, it will most probably be the last Windows Phone launched by Microsoft. A couple of weeks ago we received this phone for testing. We used it for all kinds of tasks from simple phone conversations to recording video and GPS navigation. Today we are ready to share our opinion about this smartphone, in this review:

How To Use & Configure The Glance Screen On Windows Phone Lumias

Glance ScreenThe Glance screen is a feature that has been available for a while on almost every Nokia Lumia and Microsoft Lumia smartphone. It was first introduced by Nokia to its Lumia lineup running Windows Phone 8, back in the summer of 2013. Essentially, Glance lets you set your Lumia to display various information on its screen, even when the smartphone is in standby. This is a pretty neat feature, as it allows you to quickly get a glimpse of essential information like the time or your notifications, without having to turn on your smartphone and without wasting any significant battery power, as the screen is not using any backlight to display this information. Read on to find how to enable Glance and how to set it on your Lumia smartphone: