Chapter 8. Managing and Securing Your Phone

Our Windows Phone 7 devices represent only a small subset of all the information we keep, yet this is usually the most important subset we have—it holds all of our friends' contact information; our email; our favorite music; our photos; and for dedicated gamers, even our Xbox avatar! It's important, therefore, that we be able to manage our phones and keep the information safe. In this chapter, we'll discuss securing our phones with a password, managing our phones with Windows Live, and remotely disabling or wiping data from our phones in case they get lost!


Many of the features we will discuss in this chapter require you to have added at least one Windows Live account to your phone (see Chapter 3 ...

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