Set Bing Images As Lock Screen In Windows Phone

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Bing has awesome backgrounds. In Windows Phone 8.1, these can be set as a lock screen background. Here is how : Access Settings in Windows Phone 8.1. Choose “lock screen”. From the “Background” section, tap on “change photo”. Select “Bing” from the list as source of background picture. The lock screen background will now display the very cool Bing...

Change Display Settings Of Favorited Sites In Internet Explorer Bookmarks Bar

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If there are a lot of bookmarks in the Internet Explorer bookmark bar, it can get cluttered to access them. However, the display option for these bookmarks can be changed. By default, all the favorited sites visible in the bookmark bar are shown with their long titles. This can be changed to either a short title or even icons. Here is how : Right click on any one of the favorited sites from bookmark...

Remotely Ring Windows Phone Using A Browser

Windows Phone comes with a free web management service that can remotely ring, locate or erase the phone. This is the official Microsoft Windows Phone web service and not a 3rd party app . It can be useful at times just to remotely ring the phone just to know where it is or to test. Here is how to ring Windows Phone remotely : First, from the phone itself, choose Settings and go to “Find my...

Easily Update Windows Applications Using Patch My PC

Regular updating and installing applications in Windows can be tedious. Here is where Patch My PC helps a lot. It is a free application management tool that can scan and provide updates for all the installed Windows applications as well as system updates. Besides that, popular applications of various categories can be installed directly from the Patch My PC dashboard. It can be downloaded from here. Once...

How To Change Status And Mood Message In Skype For Windows Phone

Here is how to change the status of Skype account (either available or invisible) and the mood message when using it from Windows phone : Login to the Skype app from the phone. Tap the bubble icon on top right. Now change the status as required (available or invisible). Also, the mood message can be set from here. All done.