Shell, GWES, and User Interface

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Shell, GWES, and User Interface describes the functionality that is necessary for a user to interact with a Windows® phone and its underlying operating system (OS).

In This Section

  • Shell
    Describes the Shell component and provides information on how to use the Shell component in your device. The shell provides the user with an interface to the objects necessary for running applications and managing the Windows Mobile OS on a target device.
  • User Interface
    Describes the ways that a user can interact with a and its applications.