Chapter 2. Making Phone Calls

Even with a fancy smartphone like your Windows Phone 7 device, sometimes all one needs or wants from a phone is the ability to make a call. This chapter will show you all the different ways you can place a call from your Windows Phone 7 smartphone, including a few smart ways to get connected fast!

Dialing a Number

Know the number of your favorite pizza place by heart (while ironically not knowing your spouse's)? Dialing a number is a pretty simple affair.

  1. Turn on your phone and unlock it. Then press the Phone live tile. It should be displaying the current cellular network you're connected to (i.e., "AT&T" or "T-Mobile").

  2. A screen similar to that shown in Figure 2-1 will appear, showing by default your call history, or ...

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