1. sloppy standard's Avatar
    Hi all, my fist post here, because I just got my first WP yesterday, the Lumia 800!
    I'm loving the phone AND Windows Phone 7.5, but I can't figure out how to browse efficiently on IE on my phone.

    I read somewhere on this forum that there's no "forward" button, but is there a "back" button?
    I can't find it!
    If click consecutively on several links, then I realize I want to go back to the previous page, I can't?
    If I use the dedicated back button on the phone, it just takes me out of IE.

    In the settings, I can open links from other apps in a new tab, but I can't open links within IE on a new tab?

    Hoping someone can offer some tips on how enjoy my browsing experience on this great phone :P
    11-19-2011 10:48 AM
  2. Dave Blake's Avatar
    You just use recent for forward and back there are not any forward and back buttons.

    Welcome to the WPC forums when you have a chance stop in at our introductions forum and introduce yourself. Were glad you decided to join us.

    11-19-2011 11:20 AM
  3. sloppy standard's Avatar
    Okey, thanks!
    11-19-2011 11:25 AM
  4. kevm14's Avatar
    I thought the capacitive back button did go back in history. When there is no more history, it exits IE9.
    11-19-2011 02:27 PM
  5. sin_nombre773's Avatar
    Yea when there's no page to go back to it will exit. Same as when u have another tab open, if backed all the way out u'll be returned to the previous tab.
    11-19-2011 02:31 PM
  6. jeremyshaw's Avatar
    Well, it goes back in program(s)' states. If you opened ie9 after using another application, then the back button will not go back in web browsing history, it will go back to the previous application. Android and the old winmo, back button was application level. In WP7, it is OS level. :)

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    11-19-2011 02:33 PM
  7. jeremyshaw's Avatar
    Oops, I edited out a significant error in my previous post.

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    11-19-2011 02:34 PM
  8. kevm14's Avatar
    True but if you are browsing in a single session, the capacitive button will work just fine as a back button, right?
    11-19-2011 02:41 PM
  9. jeremyshaw's Avatar

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    11-19-2011 02:45 PM
  10. jfa1's Avatar
    Okey, thanks!
    Welcome sloppy standard!
    11-19-2011 04:09 PM
  11. sloppy standard's Avatar
    jfa1, thanks, it's great to be here, and to be using WP. What a breath of fresh air after one year of Android misery.
    Now on IE9 the capacitive back button does take me back to the previous browsed page. I don't know why it wasn't doing it before. It's all good :P
    11-19-2011 04:16 PM