1. alamosimp's Avatar
    I will be finally dumping Android at the end of the month. My choice for replacement will be the Lumia 928. On my Android using widgets I can have each of my important family contacts on the home screen texting or calling by just using the widgets. Is there anything similar for the Windows 8/8.1 phones.
    04-08-2014 06:42 AM
  2. a5cent's Avatar
    Hello alamosimp, and welcome to WPC!

    Yes, WP allows you to pin almost anything to the start screen: apps, favourite web sites, songs, map locations, and contacts. When you pin a contact to the start screen, you'll get all of that person's feed updates right from that tile, and it acts as a speed dial: it takes only two taps to call that person.

    Pin things to
    Start | Windows Phone How-to (United States)


    Hope that helps!
    04-08-2014 07:08 AM
  3. alamosimp's Avatar
    Yes that helps. Thank you. Looking forward to getting the one final piece of putting everything under one umbrella.
    04-08-2014 07:54 AM

Similar Threads

  1. Voice dictation on Icon
    By gapost in forum Nokia Lumia Icon
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-11-2014, 06:55 AM
  2. Multitasking on 8.1
    By Azurus in forum Windows Phone 8.1
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-08-2014, 09:18 AM
  3. apps closing on its own while being used!
    By Ankit Bachchan in forum Nokia Lumia 720
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-08-2014, 09:12 AM
  4. Chinese Government gives green light on Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia
    By WindowsCentral.com in forum Windows Central News Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-08-2014, 08:20 AM
  5. Official McDonald's UK app launches on Windows Phone
    By WindowsCentral.com in forum Windows Central News Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-08-2014, 05:46 AM
LINK TO POST COPIED TO CLIPBOARD