Working with Rooms in Windows 8 Phone

Windows 8 Phone along with its many features allows its users to connect to the people with comfort. Among these features, Rooms is the one worth to mention. You can hoard people from your contacts to include them in a group. This group called room, allows you to perform certain exciting activities and keep the member friends updated about each other. However, this feature could be stated as complicated by many users and may not use due to its complexity.

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This article is concentrated on the use of this feature and useful tips to get maximum output out of it.

Please refer to the stated below contents, to be discussed in this session.

Create a New Room
Set up the Family Room
Use the Room
Edit/Delete a Room
Leave a Room

Create a New Room

  • On Start swipe left to view the App list and tap People
  • In the People screen, swipe right to view Together
  • Now tap on the Add (+) sign and then Room to create a new room
  • Type the name for a new room and tap the Save icon
  • In this room tap again on Add (+) sign to add people, choosing from your Mobile phone
  • Tap Send button to send the invitations to your chosen contacts and then tap Done (P)

Set up the Family Room

  • On Start swipe left to view the App list and then tap Family Room
  • Tap Invite someone and choose family members from your Contact list
  • If a list of phone numbers appears on choosing a contact name, tap Mobile phone
  • Tap on the Send button to send invitations through SMS
  • Tap Done (P), when you finish adding members

Use the Room

  • Go to an existing room through Start > People > Together

Room Chat

  • To start a group chat, swipe the screen and tap Chat on messenger
  • To reveal your location tap on the Location icon

Room Calendar

  • You can flick to view the room Calendar.
  • Events and appointments can be viewed on this calendar. To add a new event tap Add (+) sign

Room Photos/Videos

  • Flick the screen left or right to view the room Photos
  • Tap Add (+) sign to add new photos/videos. Tap More and then Refresh to see the latest updates

Room Background

  • The background theme for the room is changeable. To do so flick the screen to Members tab
  • Tap More icon and then Choose Background

Room Notes

  • Flick the screen to view the Notes tab, you can view and change the room’s shared notes
  • To add a new note tap the Add (+) sign and follow the instructions

Edit/Delete a Room

  • Go to an existing room through Start > People > Together
  • Flick the screen to view the Members tab
  • On Members screen, tap Members and then Add (+) sign to add new people
  • On the same screen, tap Members, tap a contact, and then Remove
  • Change the name of room by tapping More icon and them Rename
  • Delete the existing room by tapping More icon and then Delete room

Leave a Room

  • Go to an existing room through Start > People > Together
  • Flick the screen to view the Members tab
  • Tap Leave room and then Leave

The tips described in this text would positively help you to connect with your friends and family and share much with them. It should be noted that all the members of a room must have a Windows 8 Phone to be a part of this feature.

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