Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting with Messenger, part of Up and Running with Windows 8.
When e-mail just isn't fast enough, and you want to get instant feedback from …someone, you can use Instant Messaging. And in Windows 8, we have the messaging …application that allows us to connect with other friends. …And we can connect with those both who are using Windows 8 using the messaging application. …But also, friends who are also using other applications for messaging. …For example, I can communicate directly with my Facebook contacts, via instant …messaging, with that user, utilizing Facebook, and me utilizing the messaging …application in Windows 8. And if you have the messaging application …running, then the live tile will update and you'll receive a notification.…
In fact, you can see, I have a notification right now. …I get a little message up at the top right, flashing to indicate that I have a …new message. With an indication of who it's from and …what that message is. And I'll also see that same update on the …Live tile, as long as I have the Messaging tile set to a Live tile status. …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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