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Shortcuts keys for Developing on Windows Phone 7 Emulator

The Windows Phone 7 emulator in the SDK comes with some shortcut keys that help to speeden things up while Developing on the Emulator. Following are some of the keys that i explored on …

F1Use F1 key on the keyboard instead of back button on the phone
F2Use the key F2 on the keyboard for the Windows key in the Windows Phone 7
PageupEnables the keyboard in the emulator when the focus is on the textbox
PageDownDisables the keyboard in the emulator
F3To open the Bing Search
F7To Activate the Physical Camera
F9Increase the Volume
F10Decrease the volume


Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.