Windows Phone 8.1 - How to configure the driving mode

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Learn how to enable the driving mode feature of Windows Phone 8.1. When the driving mode is enable, your phone will automatically handle incoming messages or calls.

  • Swipe from the left side of StartScreen and go to Settings.
  • Go to Driving mode.
  • Tap on "Next".
  • You can enable automatic replies for, text messages and calls:
  • You can edit the default message:
  • Click on Next.
  • The Driving mode start automatically once the phone connects to a pre-selected Bluetooth device. In most cases it will be the Bluetooth kit of your car.
  • Tap on "add a device".
  • Follow the onscreen instructions to pair your phone with the Bluetooth kit of your car.
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