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

How To Customize Maps In Here Drive+ For Windows Phone

HERE DriveHere Drive+ for Windows Phone is one of the most reliable GPS navigation apps in the Store. The app is bundled with a lot of features that are detailed in several guides we published. An important part of the navigation experience is the way your maps look. A good map should contain all sorts of information but it should also be light, so you can follow it easily. Of course, the way a good map looks is a matter of personal preference. In this article we will show you how to customize your maps in Here Drive+ to be as you want them to. Let's get started:

How To Pin HERE Drive+ Locations To Your Windows Phone's Start Screen

HERE DriveIf you drive pretty often to a certain destination, it might prove be quite convenient if you could pin your favourite places to your Start screen. That way, you wouldn't have to first search for the location in Here Drive +, so everything will be faster. Fortunately, Here Drive + for Windows Phone lets you do that and, in this article, we will show you how. Let's get started:

How To Use HERE Drive+ To Download Maps And Navigate Offline

HERE DriveHere Drive+ is a really great GPS navigation app, that has a lot of features, it's well organized and free. One of its most helpful features is the fact that you can use it to navigate offline. That is, of course, if you first download the maps you need. In this article, we will show you how to use the offline mode and how to download maps, so that you'll be able to use HERE Drive+ even if you travel to areas with no mobile network coverage, or you just don't want to use your data plan. Let's go:

How To Use HERE Drive+ To Reach A Destination Using Voice Guided Navigation

HERE DriveDriving to a certain place for the first time and not knowing the place very well can be a nightmare. If you don't want to purchase a GPS system for your car, you can still enjoy the same turn-by-turn voice guided navigation on your Windows Phone using an app called Here Drive+. This app has rapidly become one of the most used and highly-rated apps of its kind, mostly because it's well organized, it has many useful features and it's fast and accurate. In this article we will show you how to set a route in Here Drive+, how to customize the app and how to enable voice guided navigation. Let's get started:

How To Use HERE Drive+ For Windows Phone To Find Your Parked Car

Here Drive+When you drive to a location for the first time, it's possible that you forget where you parked your car. Fortunately, Here Drive + for Windows Phone has an interesting feature called Find my car, which automatically saves the location of your parked car on the map and helps you find your way back to it later. This is one of the greatest features of this app and in this article you will learn how to use it. Let's get started:

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.