You don’t have to be a whiz at coding to build a smartphone app. That’s why the folks at Microsoft have developed a free platform for anyone to build an app for Windows devices. If you have a unique idea to build an app on Windows Phone, but don’t know how to get started, this… Continue reading How to Make Windows Phone App
If you own a smartphone, chances are you want to sync data on your phone such as documents, music, photos or videos to your PC or move stuff from your PC to the phone. If you own a Windows Phone device, you have a number of options to sync your phone to your PC, although… Continue reading How to Sync Windows Phone to PC
If you own a Windows Phone, chances are that you have used your Microsoft account credentials to configure your device. However, there may be times when you want to change the account you use on the phone. This can happen if you have more than one Microsoft account and want to use the other account,… Continue reading How to Change Microsoft Account on Windows Phone
If you have more than one Windows Phone at your disposal and need to keep track of them, you’ll need to know the names of the devices. Better yet, you can assign a name that makes it a lot easier for to track such as Rita’s Personal Phone or Rita’s Work Phone. Another reason you… Continue reading How to change the name of your Windows Phone
XAP is a file format for Silverlight applications that is also used to install application software on Windows Phone 7 and 8 phones. With Windows Phone 8.1 Microsoft has replaced XAP by APPX to bring unity in app development of Windows Phone and Windows Store apps. Anyone who wants to download a Windows Phone app… Continue reading Install XAP files on Windows Phone using an SD card
The Internet has become such as huge part of our lives that we simply can’t go without it even for a moment. But in reality, you don’t always have Internet access on the go. Maybe you’re on a vacation and your hotel doesn’t offer free WiFi or your standard modem at home just broke down… Continue reading The MWP guide to tethering your Windows Phone
Today, you don’t have to own a DSLR to capture stunning photos and images. Smartphones can do the job just as well. Understanding your phone’s camera settings, setting the right resolution and light conditions and knowing the rules of composition may be essential, but above all that you need to have a creative eye that… Continue reading How to take reflection photos on your Windows Phone
Narrator is a Windows Phone 8.1 feature that is designed to help users who are visually impaired, blind, or have trouble reading text on the tiny phone screen. It comes with its own list of gestures and when turned on, it acts as a screen reader that reads text out loud. While this can be… Continue reading How to turn off Narrator on your Windows Phone
Windows Phone users should have no problem when it comes to watching videos on their device, but more often than not, videos, especially the ones from YouTube tend to act up. There are several reasons why videos won’t play on your Windows phone. Here are some of the common reasons: Non Supported Files Videos may… Continue reading My Windows Phone won’t play videos
Microsoft has always had a penchant for family safety. Whether it was the PC, the Xbox, or Zune, you’re most likely to find a feature that involves monitoring and controlling what sort of information the kids can get access to. Windows Phone 8 is no exception either. The My Family feature in Windows lets you add your kids to the Windows Phone website and then choose what sort of apps and games they can download and enjoy on their Windows phone.
To set up the My Family feature you’ll need to know the Microsoft account email address and password of your kids. If you have just bought your child a Windows Phone 8 and want to be able to restrict what stuff they download from the Windows App Store, here’s what you need to do. Psst…You can set up this feature even if you don’t own a Windows Phone.