Questions tagged [tiles]

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

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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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Image of Webpage on Tile in Windows 10 Mobile?

In Windows Phone 8.1, when you used Internet Explorer to go to a website, you could pin the page to the Start menu and the tile would be a thumbshot of the webpage. Now it seems that in Windows 10 ...
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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 pin-...
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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 ...