Select and dial phone numbers quickly with the D-pad
The Contacts manager built into all Windows Mobile devices lets you store more than one phone number for each contact (Work, Mobile, Home, Fax, etc.). When you tap on an item in the Contacts list, the various numbers are displayed on the screen with icons next to them. If your Windows Mobile device has phone capability, you can tap on the displayed number to place the call. Fortunately, there’s a quicker way to do this:
- Open Contacts and scroll to the desired contact in the list view.
- Press the left or right navigation button on the D-pad to cycle through the various phone numbers associated with that contact (indicated by a letter or letters on the right edge of the screen). When the desired number is displayed…
- Press the green Call/Send button to place the call.