Microsoft Lumia 435 Tips and Tricks

Go to your Photos App. Then swipe left for Albums. Then press and hold on the Camera Roll. Press Delete contents. Then press Delete again to confirm that you are sure to do this.

WARNING: This will remove ALL photos, so be sure you really want to do this.

To add cc and bcc fields to an email, press the 3 dots at the bottom of the screen when composing an email.

You can then select Show cc & bcc.

While browsing websites, if you see a phone number or a physical address, you can double tap the number / address. For phone numbers, the phone will dial the number. For addresses, it will show the address on Bing Maps. This may not work for all carriers.

When in your Email application, you can Press and Hold on individual emails. This will give you a menu whereby you can Delete, Mark as unread, Move or Set a flag to your emails

To disable caller ID, go to Settings – Applications – Phone.

Then change Show my Caller ID to either Everyone, No one or My contacts.

This is useful if you don’t want people to see your phone number when you call them.

Unless you are one of the lucky few who has an unlimited data plan, then you will want to avoid going over your monthly data limit. Fortunately there is a Windows Phone feature called Data Sense.

This feature allows you to monitor your data and Wi-Fi usage and also which Apps are using the most data. You can also set a download limit per month so you don’t go over your allowance which includes the ability to prevent background downloading when you are close to your limit.

Data Sense can be found in your App Drawer.

To dial using Country Codes that are stored in your contact list, go to Settings – Applications – Phone – International assist

If you have a number of apps open and you want to close some of them, then the best way to do this is to long press the phone’s back button. Then press the X icon next to each app, or simply swipe the app downwards.

If you would like your phone to announce who is calling you, then from the homescreen, scroll to the right and choose Settings. Then Easy of access. Then press Speech for phone accessibility.

To remove a call from the call history, locate the number you want to remove from the call log.

Then press and Hold on the number and select Delete