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    To personalize the Start screen

    You can personalize your start screen to show only your most frequently used apps, thus you can pin apps, websites and much more to the start screen. You can even move and resize them as you like.

    To pin an app -> go to the apps menu by swiping your finger left -> touch and hold the desired app and then tap pin to start.
    To pin a contact -> tap People -> touch and hold the desired contact- > tap pin to start.

    Note: If you pin a contact, you’ll be able to call them directly from the home screen and, additionally, their feed and updates will be displayed on the tile.


    To pin a website -> go to the desired website -> tap the icon and select pin to start.
    To move a tile -> tap and hold the tile that you want to move and then drag and drop it to the desired location -> then tap the screen.

    To resize or unpin a tile:

    • to resize the tile: touch and hold it and then tap the arrow icon and resize it.
    • to unpin a tile: touch and hold the tile that you want to unpin and then tap the unpin icon.



    To change the wallpaper

    Note: When you change the wallpaper, only the lock screen is affected, the Start screen background as well as the Tile color will remain the same. If you want to customize them you’ll have to change the Theme.


    1. From the Start screen, go to the App menu.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Go to Lock screen.
    4. Under Background, select choose background.
    5. Select the desired wallpaper source:
      • Photo: select Change photo -> choose the desired photo and tap the image to select it -> crop the image as desired and then tap the OK icon located at the bottom of the screen.
      • Note: You can also tap Camera to open the app and take a picture and use that one.
      • Bing: by selecting this option, your lock screen wallpaper will shuffle through various pictures from Bing. However, keep in mind there may be applied additional charges.

    6. Your settings will be automatically saved and the wallpaper you’ve selected will be displayed on the lock screen.



    To change the theme

    1. From the Start screen, go to the App menu.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Theme.
    4. And tap Background or Accent color and make the desired settings.



    To change the ringtone

    1. From the Start screen, go to the App menu.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Select Ringtones & sounds.
    4. Tap Ringtones.
    5. Select the desired ringtone.
    6. Your settings will be saved automatically.



    To change the message tone


    1. From the Start screen, go to the App menu.
    2. Tap Settings.
    3. Tap Ringtones & sounds.
    4. Select the New text IM field.
    5. Select the desired ringtone.
    6. The settings will be saved automatically.



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    How-To: Add a New Contact to the Phone Book.

    1. Tap the "People" tile found on the Start screen.
    2. Slide the screen to the left until you reach the "all" screen.
    3. Tap the "add" button depicted as a "+" symbol.
    4. Tap "New contact".
    5. Select "Name" and type in the contact details via the on-screen keyboard.
    6. Tap the "Save" button found at the bottom of the screen.
    7. Select the "Phone" option and type in the contact's phone number.
    8. Tap the "Phone number type" field and select the appropriate option.
    9. Press the "Save" button twice.


    Optionally, you can add the Email address of the contact or personalize the ringtone for this specific contact in the same manner explained above.

    How-To: Add a New Tile on Your Home Screen.

    1. Swipe the Start screen to the left.
    2. Browse through and find the application you wish to add as a tile on the Start screen.
    3. Tap and hold on the desired application then tap the "pin to start" option.


    How-To: Connect to a Wi-Fi Network on Your Nokia Lumia 920.

    1. Swipe the Start screen to the left.
    2. Tap the "Settings" icon.
    3. Select "Wi-Fi".
    4. Drag the Wi-Fi slider to the right in order to enable Wi-Fi networking.
    5. Select the desired Wi-Fi network.
    6. Type in the network password if necessary and tap "Done".



    See More: Tips & Tricks for the Nokia Lumia 920
    Last edited by tavenger5; 04-05-2013 at 07:25 AM.




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