Windows 8 - Start Screen Apps 1

About the course

The Windows 8 - Start Screen Apps 1 course introduces the Windows 8 Start screen and you will learn how to use the Mail, People, Messaging and Photos Apps.

Modules

There are 5 modules in this course

  • Start Screen
  • Photos App and Images
  • Mail App and Accounts
  • People App and Contacts
  • Messaging App and Conversations

Course features

  • Simulation training replicates the software you are learning providing a realistic learning experience.
  • Learn how to perform tasks at your own pace and interactively by following easy step-by-step actions.
  • Reinforce your knowledge at the end of each lesson by completing interactive and multiple choice quiz questions.
  • Assess your skills at any time by undertaking the Course Test.
  • Lessons can be completed within 30 minutes so training can be undertaken in “bite” size pieces.
  • Bookmarking allows you to learn in multiple training sessions.
  • Course navigation features allow you to jump directly to specific topics of interest quickly and easily.
  • Designed for people who require initial and refresher training activities.
  • Available on-line 24 hours a day.
  • Version for Mobile Devices.
  • Review course content with eBooks

Course Topics

Start Screen and Photos App

  • Start Screen;
  • Open and Close Apps;
  • Switch Between Open Apps;
  • Snap Apps;
  • Move the Snap Bar;
  • Hide a Snapped App;
  • Resize and Move App Tiles;
  • Add and Update Apps;
  • Remove Apps;
  • Pin and Unpin Apps;

Photos App and Images

  • Open the Photos App;
  • Add and Remove Locations;
  • View Photos;
  • Select Images;
  • Create a Slide Show;
  • Use Images as Backgrounds;
  • Rotate and Crop Images;
  • Delete and Import Images;
  • Add Devices;

People and Messaging Apps

  • Mail App and Accounts;
  • Open the Mail App;
  • Add Accounts;
  • Open and Respond to Messages;
  • Save and Edit Drafts;
  • Delete and Restore Messages;
  • Pin and Unpin Mail Folders;
  • Mark Messages as Read or Unread;
  • Synchronise Mail;
  • Apply Synchronisation Settings;

People App and Contacts

  • Add, Modify and Remove Accounts;
  • Sort, Show and Hide Contacts;
  • View and Edit Profiles;
  • Create Favourites;
  • Delete, Link and Unlink Contacts;
  • Pin and Unpin Contacts;
  • Create New Contacts;
  • Edit your Profile;
  • View Notifications;

Messaging App and Conversations

  • Open the Messaging App;
  • Start a Text Conversation;
  • Add Symbols and Icons to Messages;
  • Add Accounts;
  • Change Your Online Status;
  • Add Friends and Contacts;
  • Report a Contact;
  • Delete a Conversation;
  • Change Send and Receive Options;