Features of Windows 10 for smartphones

Posted on Feb 2 2015 - 6:16am by Ajay Singh

The next generation Windows is soon going to make way to stores. This is going to be the first time that same Windows will work across all the platforms. For the first time ever you will be able to experience Windows 10 on your Windows Mobile phones. A lot of amazing features are present in Windows 10 for smartphones and today we will share some of the best features which you will find for your smartphones.

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Background

If we talk about Apple and iOS operating system users are given option to choose background wallpapers. Microsoft started the use of wallpaper after the launch of Windows 8.1 mobile operating system. With the recent update users were able to view wallpapers in form of mosaic overlay support. For all the smartphones which will come with Windows 10, users can use Android like wallpapers as the backgrounds of their smartphones. You will see tiles floating on the wallpapers which will give a nice touch to the overall look of interface of Windows 10 on smartphones.

Settings

If you want to go to the Settings app in Windows Phone you might have find it a bit struggling. With Windows 10 phones you can easily navigate to the Settings app on the device. The app can be easily accessed, is cleaner and comes with quick settings options too.

Skype Integration

With Windows 10 users will be able to use Skype via the stock messaging app present in smartphones. You can use different services from the same messaging app. The interface provided for this communication is nice and it also looks good.

Action Center

Windows 10 comes with a new and improved action center. With the new action center all the notifications will get synced with your PC, in this way you won’t miss a single notification and stay updated.

In Line notification Replies

If you are using Windows 10 and want to reply to an e-mail you don’t need to go to the mail app to reply to any mail or message. Using the In Line Notification Replies feature you can directly apply from the navigation bar without visiting the Mail app. The same feature was introduced by Apple with the iOS 8 update and you will also see the same feature in all the smartphones which are compatible with Windows 10.

Floating Keyboard

For better accessibility you can place the keyboard anywhere you want to place it on your screen. Windows 10 comes with floating keyboard which allows users to place the keyboard anywhere on the display of your device.

Universal Apps

Using Windows 10 you will be able to use the same apps on all devices. Microsoft is working on more apps which will work as Universal apps for devices running on Windows 10 operating system. New features will also be added in the old apps which will bring mode functionality to them. The Maps app is most likely to get Cortana Voice support which will bring enhanced experience to the users. Microsoft is also working on iOS style Office apps which you can use across all the platforms.

A new Photos app is also in the works which is a universal app and will work on all the devices running on Windows 10 allowing you to access data stored in multiple devices from the same account. The app is really great as it will prevent duplicate photos and will bring you a clean and organized interface.

These are the features which you will find in windows 10 for smartphones. If you any feature other than the ones mentioned in the list please feel free to share it with us.

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