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HP iPAQ Data Messenger - Using Windows Live

Use Windows Live for these tasks:
  • Search information on the Web
  • Send and receive e-mails
  • Send and receive instant messages
  • Change your own status or view the status of others on your list
  • Invite others for a chat conversation
  • Block certain contacts from seeing your status or sending you messages
  • Sign in as another user
Follow these steps to open the Windows Live program:
Tap Start > Programs > Windows Live.
To use Windows Live, you need a Microsoft.NET Passport account. To set up a Microsoft.NET Passport account, visit http://www.passport.net. After you have created an account, you can use the Windows Live feature.
Follow these steps to sign in Windows Live:
  1. Tap Start > Programs > Windows Live.
  2. Tap Sign in to Windows Live.
  3. Tap Accept.
  4. Type your e-mail address in the E-mail address box.
  5. Select a Web server from the list.
  6. Enter your password.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Tap Next.
  9. Select the Sync e-mail check box.
  10. Tap Next.
  11. Tap Done. After you sign-in, you can access Windows Live™ search and services from the Today screen.

Searching information on the Web

Follow these steps to search information:
  1. From the Todays screen, tap Live Search.
  2. Type the text for the search.
  3. Press the (enter) key on your keyboard.

Sending and Receiving e-mails

Follow these steps to check your e-mails:
  1. From the Today screen, tap the right or left arrow on the Windows Live Services bar until your e-mail account is displayed.
  2. Tap the e-mail message to open your Inbox.

Sending and Receiving Instant Messages

Follow these steps to sign in to Messenger:
  1. From the Today screen, tap the right or left arrow on the Windows Live Services bar till Messenger is displayed.
  2. Tap Tap here to sign in.
  3. Use the list to select your online status.
  4. Tap Sign in.
If you do not sign out of Windows Live, you remain on a data connection, which might result in additional charges from your service provider. The session will not time out or end unless one of the following occurs:
  • User ends the instant messenger session.
  • User accepts an incoming voice call.
  • An outgoing voice call is placed.
  • The iPAQ is turned off or moves out of range.
To sign out of Messenger, tap Menu > Sign out.
Follow these steps to send instant messages:
  1. Tap the person to whom you want to send an instant message.
  2. Type your message, and tap Send.

Changing the Messenger status

You can change your status on Windows Live Messenger according to your need.
Follow these steps to change your status:
  1. Tap and select your name in the contact list.
  2. Tap Menu > Change status, and navigate to select the required status.

Inviting others for Live Chat Conversation

To invite a contact to an ongoing chat, tap Menu > Options > Add participant.
You can also see who is already talking to you or change between chats by tapping Menu > Options > View participants.

Blocking Contacts

You can manage your contacts and control their visibility.
Follow these steps to manage contacts in the Windows Live:
  • To create a contact, tap Menu > Add new contacts.
  • To delete an existing contact, tap Menu > Contact options > Remove contact.
  • To block or unblock the selected contact from seeing your status and sending you instant messages, tap Menu > Contact options > Block contact/Unblock contact.

Signing in as a different user

Follow these steps to sign in as a different user:
  1. From the Today screen, tap the right or left arrow on the Windows Live Services bar till Windows Live is displayed.
  2. Tap your display name.
  3. Tap Menu > Account Options > Switch Windows Live ID.
  4. Tap Yes.
  5. Proceed with the setup wizard to sign in.






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