You Can Assign Custom Ringtones to Text Messages

The Windows Phone 8.0 Update 3 brings the ability to assign custom ringtones to text messages, and you can assign a unique text message ringtone to individual contacts After you install this update, you’ll know who’s texting you without even looking at your phone! You can also use custom ringtones for more things— instant messages, […]

Using the Outlook Hotmail Connector

Windows Phone devices do not sync contacts and appointments to a local computer via ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center.  Instead Windows Phone syncs contact and appointment data directly to web-based services, such as Outlook.com or to an Exchange Server account. When I switched over from Windows Mobile devices to my first Windows Phone 7 […]

Do You Need to Install Anti-Virus Software on Your Windows Phone?

I’m not concerned about viruses, malware or spyware invading my Windows Phone, and I don’t think you need to be concerned about them either for several reasons: The Windows Phone population is quite small. The people that write viruses hope to get the biggest bang for the smallest buck, so most of these folks probably […]

Creating Playlists on Windows Phone

Creating playlists on windows phone isn’t particularly difficult, but it’s not particularly intuitive either. Clear the “now playing” playlist When you’re listening to music and select the pause button to stop the music from playing, the music stops playing but before you work with playlists you need to completely clear the “now playing” playlist on […]