1. geoken's Avatar
    I was just curious if MS had implemented this yet. In WP7 I needed to muck around with my region settings to get phone numbers to show up as clickable links as this feature apparently wasn't implemented for Canadians.
    01-31-2013 01:31 PM
  2. allos autos's Avatar
    Mucking around with the region settings is just good SOP if you're Canadian. Just changing "browser & search language" to "English (United States)" gives us access to a slew of hidden features, such as local scout.
    01-31-2013 01:46 PM
  3. BeaverJuicer's Avatar
    As does changing region format to US. This allowed clickable addresses in my calendar.

    You just need to then set units to metric in things like Drive+
    01-31-2013 01:57 PM
  4. anthonyng's Avatar
    Mucking around with the region settings is just good SOP if you're Canadian. Just changing "browser & search language" to "English (United States)" gives us access to a slew of hidden features, such as local scout.
    Holy, being canadian sucks.
    01-31-2013 02:05 PM
  5. anthonyng's Avatar
    As does changing region format to US. This allowed clickable addresses in my calendar.

    You just need to then set units to metric in things like Drive+
    Anyways to change the search button results to KM?
    01-31-2013 02:06 PM
  6. allos autos's Avatar
    Holy, being canadian sucks.
    Pardon? I can't hear you over the sound of my free health care. ;)
    01-31-2013 02:32 PM
  7. geoken's Avatar
    Holy, being canadian sucks.
    More precisely, being a Canadian windows phone user sucks. ios is perfectly fine with letting us click phone numbers, click addresses, download podcasts, etc.
    01-31-2013 03:02 PM
  8. BeaverJuicer's Avatar
    Anyways to change the search button results to KM?
    Yes. In Settings.
    01-31-2013 03:12 PM
  9. anthonyng's Avatar
    Pardon? I can't hear you over the sound of my free health care. ;)
    To be clear, I am Canadian :)

    Yes. In Settings.
    Can you elaborate a bit?

    In settings, I have lang+region set to:
    phone lang: English(US)
    Country: Canada
    Regional format: Canada (english)
    Browser & Search lang: English (US)

    But I don't see where I can specify units of measure for the search app settings
    01-31-2013 06:10 PM
  10. allos autos's Avatar
    To be clear, I am Canadian :)


    Can you elaborate a bit?

    In settings, I have lang+region set to:
    phone lang: English(US)
    Country: Canada
    Regional format: Canada (english)
    Browser & Search lang: English (US)

    But I don't see where I can specify units of measure for the search app settings
    Hmm...my settings are identical to yours and my units are metric.
    01-31-2013 10:12 PM
  11. anthonyng's Avatar
    Hmm...my settings are identical to yours and my units are metric.
    to be clear, this is using the search button, search for something like breakfast and then swipe over to the local section? The listings there show distances to me in miles not km.
    02-01-2013 01:24 AM
  12. allos autos's Avatar
    Try switching "browser & search language" to "English (United Kingdom)".
    02-02-2013 11:12 AM

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