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Questions tagged [live-tiles]

Tiles with dynamically changing contents

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How to turn off live tile?

On Windows 10 I can right-click any tile in my Start menu and choose to turn off the live tile functionality, turning it into a static app icon. Is there a way to do this in Windows 10 Mobile? If I ...
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1answer
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How to make homescreen have more tiles

I have seen in videos of Windows Phone 8.1 that some homescreens have 3 medium tiles in one row or 6 small tiles. My screen only has 2 medium tiles to a row or 4 small tiles and as I have a lot of ...
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1answer
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How to disable smooth tile transitions in Windows Phone?

There is a feature in most Windows operating system (Desktop) that allow removal of transitions in favor of performance, such as disabling transitions, etc. In Windows Phone, I am bothered by ...
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1answer
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How to hide SIM number indicator on phone and SMS live tiles

I got a phone with two SIM card slots. I only use one SIM card. As shown below, there's a number 1 on the phone and SMS live tiles to indicate which SIM card it is referring to. The problem is that I ...
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2answers
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Photos Live Tile goes blank after some time

On my Nokia 930 (WP 8.1) the photos live tile stops showing photos after a day or so. When I go to settings and pick shuffle it will work again for some time. It is set to show favorites, and I have ...
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1answer
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Live tiles duration

Photos live tile stops updating after approx 30 seconds and Cortana's live tile stops updating after approx 25 seconds. I have to touch my screen to see them alive again. Is there a duration for live ...
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2answers
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Can I change update settings for individual tiles? some tiles as static and some as live?

Can I change update settings for individual tiles? some tiles as static and some as live? I interested in buying a new phone and am inclining towards a windows, but I 've heard that live tiles may get ...
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1answer
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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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1answer
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Does one get Facebook live toast/notification for a “like”?

If someone likes a comment I wrote on a post, is the Facebook app supposed to give me a live tile/toast? Mine is still showing an old notification.
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1answer
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Voicemail icon on Phone live tile doesn't go away

I received a voicemail (which is strange because I don't have voicemail in the first place and I had basically set my own phone number as my voicemail number), and that caused the Phone's live tile ...
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1answer
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Foursquare Live Tile not updating

For some time, my Live Tile for Foursquare has not updated. I have the tile set to its smallest setting, and it shows a check-in from my wife that's a couple weeks old - and I know she and my other ...
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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 ...