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My Windows® Phone 8 by Brien Posey

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1. Getting Started with Windows Phone 8

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In this chapter, you learn the basics of working with Windows Phone 8. Some of the topics discussed in this chapter include:

→ The phone’s hardware

→ Preparing your phone for its first use

→ The basics of interacting with your phone

First, you get an overview of the device’s physical features. Then you learn how to prepare the phone for its first use and install the Windows Phone software on your computer or tablet. Finally, you walk through the basics of interacting with your phone.

Minimum Hardware Specifications

Microsoft requires all Windows Phone 8 manufacturers to adhere to certain minimum hardware ...

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