A Tile is a link to an application displayed on the Start screen.

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How to make tiles transparent?

I am using a Nokia Lumia 1020 with Windows Phone 8.1. Some of the apps' tiles are automatically transparent and some (like Poki) offer an option to enable this. But there are many apps don't offer ...
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How can i change color to some tiles?

I read that it's not possibile to change the background color of the tiles. So i downloaded an app to change the icons. My problem is that that app doesn't change all my icons (so i have My App Of The ...
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Is it possible to make a tall live tile? How? [closed]

I want to make an TODO list application. It's just something to get me started with windows phone development. A small square or a wide live tile only allows me to show one or two tasks. I want a live ...
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Is it possible to create folders of tiles?

I use a lot of tiles in my Start Screen. Many of them are just shortcuts to apps or games I frequently use. They end up occupying a lot of space on the screen even when its minimal size. Can I ...
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Home screen bumped down by nothing

On my Nokia Lumia 1020, I've noticed the following: The topmost tiles of the home screen always default to a position a little bit down from the top of the screen. It appears to be the height of a ...
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Two Exchange Accounts, One Tile

I have a primary exchange account for work. I also have a secondary account that I must monitor for customer support emails. I would like to have one live tile for each account, but Windows Phone 8 ...
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Can I change the color of individual static tiles?

I like to keep all of my primary communication functions (e.g.: Phone, Messaging, Mail, People) up near the top of my Start screen. However, this means a large chunk of my screen is pretty much all ...
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“The automatic tile updater is not enabled”

Just seen an alert on my WP7.5 start screen which I've not seen before and can't reproduce. So I can't get the wording exact. But it was something like "The automatic tile updater is not enabled on ...
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Display current time in Live Tile?

I would like to add a Live Tile to display the current time (only minutes accuracy). Is there a tile for the builtin clock? Is there an app?
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Linked Inbox tile's number of new messages stuck

A previous question of mine was about buggy synchronization of emails in a linked inbox on windows phone 8 running on a Lumia 920. Now I sort of got the synchronization working by tweaking with the ...
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Windows Phone 7.5 Calendar live tile

My Windows Phone 7.5 calendar has two calendars that I have synced to the device. One calendar is mine and the other is my wife's calendar. I would like to be able to see both calendars in the ...
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How can I stop an image being used on the “pictures” live tile

I always assumed that the images used on the live tile for the Pictures hub were based on those on the device; however, I'm still occasionally seeing photos that I have removed from the phone (using ...
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How to get Google's logo as a startup tile?

On a former phone I had this as my startup tile for Google (nice): Incidentally, this appears to be an alternative (also nice): But I'm stuck with this: which is nothing other than the default ...
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How to re-add the Facebook tile?

The Facebook tile was accidentally deleted from the Start screen. Is there a way to get it back? I succeeded in getting it back by pressing the Facebook button on the Apps list, but the result isn't ...
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ME tile can be unpinned? If so how can I pin it again?

Looks like I can unpin the "ME" tile like every other tile. But I can't find where I can pin it again to start screen. I already think about testing this by unpinning it but I'm afraid I can't find a ...
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Is there limit on the number of pinned tiles?

I am customizing my home screen quite thoroughly and I have many pinned tiles on my home screen now. I am wondering if there is some limit on the number of pinned home-screen-tiles.
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Is there a single email live tile?

I have pinned 3 gmail and 1 hotmail mail tiles to the start page. This takes up way too much space, is it possible to just have one "email" tile that will indicate if any inboxes have new mail? I ...
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Change format and appearance of inbuilt calendar live tile

I was wondering if we can change the date format of the calendar on the start screen. The current format "Tue 1" is pretty brief and I'd like to see a more detailed day/date format. Also, can we ...
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A person tile can be marked as read?

I have a tile with my wife's profile. When she say something in Facebook (for example) the tile starts to show in its back what she said. I go to her profile and click the status. I read it and go ...