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Windows Phone 8 Emulator Keyboard Shortcut Keys

  Author : Shailendra Chauhan
Posted On : 03 Mar 2013
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Updated On : 15 Sep 2014

Playing with keyboard shortcuts is very interesting and reduce the head-ache of using mouse again and again while operating Windows Phone Emulator. Windows phone emulator has a list of keyboard shortcuts that is great to know. The list is as shown below:

For more info about how to enable keyboard shortcut keys for emulator, see How to enable the computer keyboard for Windows Phone 8 Emulator

Windows Phone 8 Emulator Keyboard Shortcut
Key Shortcut
Both the keys acts as Back Button.
Acts as Windows Start Button
Acts as Search Button
Activate the Camera
Increase the Volume
Decrease the volume
It Locks the device and do power off. Press it twice to see the lock screen.
It toggles your PC and Emulator keyboard
Page Up
It enables your PC keyboard for Emulator
Page Down
It disable your PC keyboard for Emulator
What do you think?

I hope you will enjoy the tricks while operating your windows phone 8 emulator. I would like to have feedback from my blog readers. Your valuable feedback, question, or comments about this article are always welcome.

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