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How to Change Quick Actions in Windows Phone 8.1 Action Center

Windows Phone 8.1 introduces the Action Center to quickly see notifications like email, texts, and social media updates in. You can also access five personalized quick actions at the top, so you can easily switch on and off Wi-Fi, Airplane mode, and more. The Action Center also includes a link to All Settings to help getting to your system and application settings faster.

This tutorial will show you how to choose a quick action you want for each of the five quick action buttons in the Action Center of your Windows Phone 8.1.

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How to Open the Action Center in Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 introduces the Action Center to quickly see notifications like email, texts, and social media updates in. You can also access five personalized quick actions at the top, so you can easily switch on and off Wi-Fi, Airplane mode, and more. The Action Center also includes a link to All Settings to help getting to your system and application settings faster.

This tutorial will help show you how to open the Action Center to quickly see any notifications and perform quick actions in your Windows Phone 8.1.

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How to “Project My Screen” in Windows Phone 8.1 to a Windows PC

Windows Phone 8.1 comes included with a new Project my Screen feature that allows you to be able to project the screen of your phone to a Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 PC screen while the phone is connected to the PC using a USB cable.

Whatever you do on the phone will show on the PC screen. You will also be able to use your PC’s mouse and touch screen to operate the phone in the Project My Screen App desktop window.

This tutorial will show you how to project your Windows Phone 8.1 screen to a Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 PC using the “Project My Screen App”.

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How to Change or Remove Start Screen Background in Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 introduces a new feature that allows you to be able to choose any image as your Start screen background. If the apps you pinned to Start support transparent tiles, then the background will display through the app’s tile.

This tutorial will show you how to remove or change your Start screen background to any image you like in Windows Phone 8.1.

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How to Change the Lock Screen Password in Windows Phone 8

When you set a password lock on your Windows Phone 8, it prevents your phone from being unlocked until the correct password has been entered. This can help prevent unauthorized access, and that accidental phone call while in your pocket.

This tutorial will show you how to change the password already set to unlock your Windows Phone 8 from the lock screen.

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How to Turn On or Off Lock Screen Password in Windows Phone 8

When you set a password lock on your Windows Phone 8, it prevents your phone from being unlocked until the correct password has been entered. This can help prevent unauthorized access, and that accidental phone call while in your pocket.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off to require a password to unlock your Windows Phone 8 from the lock screen.

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How to Change Screen Brightness Level in Windows Phone 8

When your Windows Phone 8 is set to have it’s brightness level automatically adjusted, it uses the ambient light sensor of the phone’s camera to adjust it.

This tutorial will show you how to set your screen brightness level to either be automatically adjusted or set to low, medium, or high in Windows Phone 8.

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