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The Me Tile is no longer available in Windows 10 Mobile. Here is the full list of deprecated features: Notifications for missed calls, messages and emails on contact tiles is not supported at the time of Windows 10 Mobile release. Me Tile and Me Card are no longer supported. Cortana can no longer search for apps, settings, email, text messages, contacts and ...


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It's very simple, just go to Settings → Start + theme and enable the "Show more tiles" option. This enables two extra small tiles or one extra medium tile per row. For more information, see these links: Personalising your Start screen and theme colour - WindowsPhone.com Windows Phone 8.1 Tip: Show More Tiles - WinSupersite.com


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You can do this with an application called App folder if you have the Lumia Amber update. To check if you do, follow these instructions. Then install App folder. This app will allow you to create a folder with a selection of apps in it. App Folder. A new Start screen feature for grouping similar apps and settings, making it easier to personalize and ...


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You can add tiles and set the size of your favorite apps to the start screen by following these simple instruction. Add a new tile: Resize a tile:


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Swipe left when you are on Opening Screen,then you will get all the list.From here here you can press and hold on any app icon to pop up the menu regarding that App. Here you will get multiple options like Pin to start,Rate and Review,Share and Uninstall.Select the Pin to start and you will get your app icon on the Opening Screen.


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I've just discovered what happened and sucessfuly reproduced. I saw a post in Windows Phone Brasil (in Portuguese) about the same thing. In the case someone suggest it happen when Windows Phone is doing its backup in the cloud and Whatsapp take long because it has more local things to go to the cloud (because this is more perceptible). So I went to Backup ...


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Use an app like Transparency Tiles, it can make almost all your tiles transparent (with some exceptions), and works with both Windows Phone 8.0 and 8.1.


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Just go to app list, hold Messaging app and tap pin to start.


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This is a design decision made by the Windows Phone team at Microsoft and the home screen has been this way since Windows Phone 7 up to Windows Phone 8 GDR 3 (or Update 3). Has anyone else noticed this? You bet. There are very active discussions about this taking place on: WPCentral: Screen blank space at the top Windows Phone User Voice: Start Screen ...


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If a tile gets unpinned from the start screen, that doesn't mean its uninstalled from the phone.. It's simply removed from the start menu of the phone. Follow the following steps to get it back to the start screen: Unlock your phone, and whilst on the start screen, swipe from the right of the screen to the left. Click on the search field and type in ...


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If you mean making a live tile on the phone start screen, then no, you're limited to the 3 official sizes that WP8 supports. The feature suggestions URL you have is correct.


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The following solution worked for me: Clear the web history in Internet Explorer Open Internet Explorer Go to Settings Tap "delete history" Confirm deletion (passwords don't have to be deleted) Remove/unpin all black tiles from start screen Pin web pages again to start screen


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Open Photos by tapping on Photos live tile Tap "..." and tap "Settings" Tap "Shuffle Now" It'll just renew the images cached for the Photos` live tile. If you still see the same images, restart your phone for it to take effect.


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This feature is not yet available in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Mobile. I'd suggest you upvote this suggestion in the feedback app. I haven't found a browser app yet, that would support this.


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there is no such feature available in windows phone 8.1 or Windows 10mobile. Size in the tile is fixed. you cannot change it.


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This usually happens when an app update is being installed and the app is therefore blocked during that time. However, there seems to be a bug that grays out the tile even if not update is being applied. Especially WhatsApp seems to suffer from this problem (also it's propably getting more attention because a lot of people use this app). The "quick" way to ...


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I have had the same problem twice. Here is the fix that worked for me. Unpin all the blank website tiles Open IE settings and delete browser history Under IE advanced setting, uncheck 'allow files to be saved to the phone' Reboot phone Under IE advanced settings, check 'allow files to be saved to the phone'


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The place to pin different accounts to Start is in the account switcher, not in the Settings -> "Manage accounts" view. I also have multiple Google accounts (Gmail+Calendar, etc.). These are the instructions from my Lumia 950 XL running the latest W10M Insider in portrait orientation; it's vaguely possible they may be slightly different on the 920 due to ...


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Unfortunately you can't. This feature used to be in some of the preview builds but Microsoft pulled it out, citing issues with Start screen layouts. They said it would be quite some time before it was put back in, and given the current rate of development I wouldn't expect to see it any time soon, if ever.


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For now, even on the latest release build (10.0.14393.693), it is not possible to have a large tile. Try searching for such an feedback in the Feedback Hub about having a large tile option and upvote it your create our new one. Hopefully, this feature might roll out in the next OS updates, so be ready to install them. Hope this helps. If it did, give me ...


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I have faced this problem long time ago when I was getting initial W10 Mobile Insider builds. And you can't even pin them from swiping to All apps, the Pin to Start option seems disable. I suggest you to do the following: Try to unpin the tiles and pin them again from 'All apps' again. (if tiles are blank but present) Check for Updates in Windows Store and ...


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This is not possible in Windows Phone 8.1. A app developer Lazy Ideas says it as follows, But Office, OneNote and several others Apps CAN'T be opened this way because of how Microsoft makes it work. in his app description which can be found here. This is possible via 3rd party apps in Windows 10 Mobile. You can use an app such as See Through tiles. It ...


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Login to Twitter via your browser. Afterwards tile is recovered. This always works on my Nokia Windows phone.


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It is only possible to change the colour if the tile is transparent. Some applications primary and secondary tiles have specific colours and cannot be changed, for example an application may wish to keep their brand colours on the tile.


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In addition to the answer by @Mac, Samsung has also released a very similar App-Folder app.


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I've seen something similar happen on phones running 7.x, if the mail sync crashed. A simple reboot was enough to fix it then, and I've not experienced the problem since moving to Windows Phone 8.0


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