Windows Phone 8 Tips and Tricks: Tips to ease Windows Mobile Experience

Are you looking for Windows 8 phone tips and tricks so as to post them on your blog? Or do you have recently bought Windows 8 phone then I am damn sure that you want to know some of its best tips and tricks. Here, in this article I have provided you some amazing Windows 8 phone tips and tricks which will help you to get best experience while operating Windows 8 phones.

Windows 8 is gaining popularity as an operating system for mobile phones. It supports numerous features, styles, etc. to enhance your experience. Do you want to know some good tips and tricks for your Windows 8 phone? Here are some of the best tips and tricks.

How to save Nokia maps in Windows 8 phones (Nokia phones only)

Windows 8 phones Nokia Maps
Nokia Maps is one of the top features of Windows 8 phone but these maps are only available on Nokia phones. Whenever you download a map, it will be automatically saved in phone's internal memory. If you want to download a map, tap the "..." icon present at the bottom-right of the screen in Nokia Maps and after this tap the "download maps" option. When you click the "download maps" button, you will be provided with different map regions to select and download. Size of whole map of England state is only a few hundred megabytes, so it is very good to download it in advance (over wifi etc.) if you want to save on your mobile data expense or live in a poor signal area.

How to identify a tune, without Shazam in Windows 8 phones

This is an interesting feature in Windows 8 phones as it helps to identify a tune with its tune identification engine. If you want to identify name of any song just play that song in your Windows 8 phone while connected to the internet and this tune identification engine will tell you the song's name. Just tap the search soft key which is common in all Windows phones and after tapping this a universal Bing search bar will pop up. On the bottom of the screen of Bing search you will see two icons on a darkened bar. Type the icon which has a note on it and mic will start listening for a song if it's clear enough and it will tell you the name of the song in just seconds.

How to activate Kid's Corner in Windows 8 phones

Windows 8 phones Kids Corner
The Kid's Corner feature is only available in Windows 8 phone and provides a separate area for kids to play with apps, games, etc. This will ensure that they do not delete any of your important files accidentally and they will not be able to access content you want to keep away from them. You will find an option in the main settings menu which will let you to select manually the games, apps, etc. for kids. To activate this option, you have to simply swipe right-to-left from the lock screen of your Windows 8 phone.

How to read QR codes and bar-codes in Windows 8 phones

If you want to read different QR codes and bar-codes then this feature is a fantastic one. Just scan the code while bearing an eye in your Windows 8 phone and this will also read different type of texts. When you turn it into texts you can also copy and paste it in your documents.

How to take screenshots in Windows 8 phones

How to take screenshots in Windows 8 phones
There are some people who want to take screenshots of their Windows 8 phone while playing games, videos, etc. So, whenever you want to capture a screenshot of your mobile screen just press the Windows soft key and the power button at the same time and you will hear a shutter type of sound which means that the screenshot has been taken. Whenever you will capture a screenshot it will automatically be saved to your image gallery.

How to multitask in Windows 8 phones

As you know that there are so many features in a Windows phone, multitasking feature looks pretty useful and easy to use. To access this feature just hold down the home button + the middle soft key and the menu of this feature will pop up. This will show the recent closed applications as large thumbnail previews that will take up to 65 to 70 per cent of screen. You can choose the thumbnail for the application you want to work on.

Enjoy these tips and tricks for your windows phone and have a better experience.

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