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Nokia Lumia 800: How to use Windows Phone Groups

Published by Alex Bentley December 14, 2011

Nokia Lumia 800: How to use Windows Phone Groups

Published by Alex Bentley December 14, 2011

Nokia Lumia 800 how to use Windows Phone GroupsThe Nokia Lumia 800 is ideal for social networking and keeping in touch with your friends and its great Windows Phone 7.5 OS is packed with tools that can make your life easier than ever. The great Groups feature in particular makes it easy to stay in touch with multiple friends at a time. We can show you how.


Nokia Lumia 800: How to add new Contacts

The Groups tool on your Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone is one of those features that once you try it, you’ll wonder how you ever did without it. And thanks to Windows Phone 7.5’s easy and intuitive interface, setting up new Groups is just as easy as adding new contacts to your Nokia Windows Phone.

To create a new Group, just tap on the People Tile at the top of your Windows Phone Start screen to open the Nokia Lumia 800’s People Hub. From there, tap the New button at the bottom of the screen – illustrated with a ‘+’ symbol – and then, on the page that opens up, just tap the option to create New Group.

Now all you have to do is name your Group using the onscreen keyboard and then tap the Save button at the bottom of the screen to create it. Once the Group has been created, you can then tap the Pin button at the bottom of the screen, to pin the Group to your Windows Start screen as a Live Tile.

With your Group created, you can now start adding contacts to it. To do this, just tap to open your new Group – located at the top of your Contacts list – then tap Edit at the bottom of the screen – illustrated with an icon of a pen – and then tap the option labelled Add a Contact near the top of the screen.

You can then just scroll through your contacts list and tap each contact that you want to add. You can then use the Group to send texts, emails and updates to the entire group in one fell swoop, as well as stay up to date on all their own updates via your new Windows Phone Start screen Live Tile

Making it quicker and easier than ever to categorise and manage your contacts, as well as keep easy tabs on their latest updates and contact them all at once, the great Groups feature is a fantastic tool on the Nokia Lumia 800 and is one that, once you try it, you’re sure to use every day from then on.

We’ll be bringing your more easy to use tutorials each day on how to set up your new Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone, so stay tuned and let us know in the Comments below if there are any guides in particular that you’d like us to feature.

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