Although Windows Phone offers a wide range of tones, you will still want to express yourself through custom tones. This tutorial will show you how to set custom tones for every type of notification.
By default in Windows Phone, the screen orientation will be switched automatically depending on the way you hold your phone. While this feature is convenient, it can also cause much frustration when you want to use a particular orientation only, especially when you use your phone in bed. Luckily, it is possible to lock the […]
If you are an adventurous user who always wants to test out the new features in leaked Windows Phone firmware updates, you are in luck. With the Preview for Developers program, you can now receive pre-release firmware updates straight from Microsoft.
Even though modern phone displays have great visibility when used outdoors, they require a high level of brightness which drains the battery very fast, especially on AMOLED screens. Switching the phone’s screen to the inverted or high contrast mode is another good solution for using it in sunlight without worrying about draining the battery. Continue […]
If you do not like how colors are presented on your Lumia’s display, you can use the Lumia color profile to tweak it to suit your taste.
The Calendar app in Windows Phone 8, by default, will assign a different color to each type of event or synced account. This may cause confusion when you try to identify which events come from which accounts. To better control and manage them, you can manually set the color for the events or accounts that […]
If you are using a limited data plan, you always have to worry about the amount of data usage. Luckily, Data Sense from Nokia provides the perfect solution to let you keep track of your internet usage, see which apps consumes the most data, and set the data cap.
By default, every Windows Phone app and game will be granted 150 MB of RAM to use. If your app uses too much memory, the system will kill it automatically. This process ensures the phone runs stably and fast most of the time. However, with a complex app, it may be hard to keep the phone […]
Since the GDR2 and Amber update, most Lumia users will notice a small clock screen appears whenever they lock the device, and they now have the ability to double-tap to wake the phone up. While the double-tap to unlock feature seems useful, the clock may not. A small force or a change in light conditions […]
The minimalistic design of the email app inside Windows Phone 8 often causes navigating troubles for users, especially when they want to access labels or folders.