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Windows 8.1 live tile apps not working..!

Question: Windows 8.1 live tile apps not working..!

I'm personally going to try to make this simple, and yet cover all of my problems in a small thread.

I updated windows 8.1 pro with wmc from store.

I had NO problems, received no error messages, had no dc's, the power didn't shut off, the download didn't stop .. literally nothing went wrong. After update everything worked fine. All the apps are downloaded and were working fine.

But,

After 2/3 months since updated, I suddenly noticed that every live tile / folder / app / game / setting etc. which were working fine, now not working.
When I clicked on any tile, nothing happened. It just went to a blank green screen because my background color is green. It appears on the left upper corner as opened but doesn't run. When I click, I am send back to Start Screen or Desktop. Even Store and Windows Setting stopped working. So, naturally i started checking the web for answers, but couldn't find a solution to the exact problem i was having. I saw countless posts of people saying "Just uninstall / re-install the apps" but at first, I couldn't get my App store app to run. Again, it was just blank after several minutes of waiting. I was able to download it after using the search bar menu on the right side of my computer, and was able to start installing some apps.
NEXT PROBLEM:
So i thought that everything was going to be ok, but then I ran into another problem where some of the apps wouldn't install, and I received an error message with the code/number of 0x80070002. I searched online but had no luck finding anyone that had this problem too.
So, at this point, only a few of my apps are working due to the simple fact that I was able to re-install them, but the others I can't re-install because of this error message.
FIRST SOLUTION:

I found a thread online that someone had created with a simple fix to about 2-3 errors on the tiles. This is a simple powershell script to re-register some apps so that they can run again. This worked to fix my app store app and setting, but only that apps. The app update is still not working.

I have another windows live ID, and when I log in with that Id, all my apps works normally! I am out of sorts now. Can any one help me? Plzz

Thanks in advance.

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Answer: Windows 8.1 live tile apps not working..!

Hello Riaz,

You might see if going through the listed troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help.

Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

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System restore fixed my problems,and now I am back to a almost fully functioning O.S,except the windows store is not able to download anything(just like before I ****ed up the O.S),I will probably not try to fix it on my own,but if anybody has any suggestions I would try the out,oh and the error code was and is the same(0x80070005)
*FIXED REGISTRY*





I think the problem is related to the registry keys in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
being locked,I cant use regedit to change permissions(with admin too),regdelnull did not find the key so its not with embedded-null characters.

This key is preventing me from installing Skype and fixing Microsoft office,and some windows updates are failing because of it,saying I have no permissions.

This guy is having a similar problem Silverlight fails to install 1063 with root cause of 1402

Well after lots of permission tikering I have managed to gain ownership of the registry and now office is able to install which means it works,sadly windows store is STILL not working... means that it is something else...



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Answer:Windows tile apps not working(deeper problem)

I already see how you invest another set of hours just to see that you cannot fix this blue screen (and remember that even if you could fix it, there is no guarantee that afterwards the store would be working).

I would try a new install - and I would ask myself, why my system is always failing. Arbitrarily running stuff from the command line could be part of the problem... ;-)

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Windows Spotlight isn't working, I've tried like all steps found in the Internet to fix it but I just can't get it to work. It was working great on TH2 but since I clean installed RS1 it hasn't worked not once! Anyone got any solutions I could try?

Another thing that is not working is Weather live tile - it's not updating. It was working good on TH2 but since installation of RS1 it hasn't worked not even once. I've tried many solutions but I can't get it to work. Any solutions I could try?

Please help!

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Ever since I updated to windows 10 mobile build 10572, live tiles doesn't seems to be working for most of the apps. I thought a hard reset may help to resolve this issues but even after that the problems still persist. I just wanted to know is it just me or anyone else is experiencing the same issues. And if anyone knows any fix, please let me know.

Answer:Why am I not getting live tile notifications for most of the apps?

I am on 10572 and don't have this problem, even though many people are complaining about that.
I guess you can try unpinning and re-pinning?

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I have upgraded from Windows 8 to 8.1. After doing so and making sure my accounts are all setup, I have found that I can not get the mail tile to act "live". I have verified it is set to live by right-clicking and seeing that link state "turn live tile off". I tried doing that and then turning it back on. I have tried rebooting. But the tile just isn't live. My other live tiles (news, finance, weather, store, etc) all seem to be live. It is only mail that I am having a problem with.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
Steve

Answer:Mail Live Tile not Working after Windows 8.1 Upgrade

OK. Not sure what is going on. My Yahoo Mail account would not allow me to set it up as get messages as they occur. I had to set it up as check every 15 minutes. My Gmail account did not have this issue. But still not getting the live tile to work. I saw 15 apps needed updating now, so did that (mail was one of them), but still no live tile working for mail.

I finally decided to install Yahoo Mail because I needed the live tile for that account. But that live tile was not working either. I had people send me emails, and nothing. They sent to Yahoo and to Hotmail. Then after about 4 hours, all of a sudden I started getting the live tiles updating. I have no idea why.

I removed Yahoo Mail, and still the live tile worked for mail. I waited until the next morning to verify it was all good and it is still working.

So marking as solved. Not sure what solved it, but there you go.

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I have had this issue for a while and was wondering if anyone knows of a way to restore these. The Cortana Live Tile and Cortana entry in the All Apps section are both missing so I cannot re-add the Live Tile back. Any help on this would be appreciated.

Answer:Cortana missing Live Tile and from All Apps section

Hi, try Windows key + S. Does Cortana appear and is it functional?

If not, check Location is on in the Action centre and the geolocation service is running.
Solved Re-installing Cortana - Windows 10 Forums
(See post #4)

To restore the tile and shortcut you may need to do an in-place upgrade repair install (see the Tutorial section where you can find instructions).

- do not try Powershell commands- the typical ones to repair apps haven't worked since build 10540.

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I have had this issue for a while and was wondering if anyone knows of a way to restore these. The Cortana Live Tile and Cortana entry in the All Apps section are both missing so I cannot re-add the Live Tile back. Any help on this would be appreciated.

Answer:Cortana missing Live Tile and from All Apps section

Hi, try Windows key + S. Does Cortana appear and is it functional?

If not, check Location is on in the Action centre and the geolocation service is running.
Solved Re-installing Cortana - Windows 10 Forums
(See post #4)

To restore the tile and shortcut you may need to do an in-place upgrade repair install (see the Tutorial section where you can find instructions).

- do not try Powershell commands- the typical ones to repair apps haven't worked since build 10540.

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after doing clean install. my windows do not want to download automatis how to fix it?
Just text a great apps it's on this way

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Hi,

when i right click on my weather tile there is no option to turn on live tile, other tiles work fine, the weather tile used to work too but now its not working.

I tried sfc scan , reinstalling the app with no results. Pls help?

Answer:Weather Live Tile Not Working

Hello Jimbo,

You might sync your app licenses to see if that may help.

App - Sync License in Windows 8

If still not, then try using the "Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter" below to see if it may.

Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter - Fix Apps in Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I can get it to work when I change region to us but when put it back to uk it works for about ten minutes then stops any ideas

Answer:Store live tile not working

Mine doesn't work at all. Double-checked that the live tile was switched on under Store -> Settings, but still no luck. I am in UK also.

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I have 3 live weather tiles in my apps. One of them is working fine, but the other 2 are not live. Can you have more than 1 live weather tile apps for different locations?

I have a surface pro 3 with windows 10.
Software is updated.
My other live tiles are working just fine.

Please help me. Thank you.

Answer:More than 1 live weather tile not working

Welcome to the forums lkcohn965 Yes they should work. Are they all the MS weather app, as setup and shown here

Solved Start Menu Duplicate Live Boxes Possible? - Windows 10 Forums

Try a restart and they should start going live

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Hello Guys,

I have just installed the Threshold 2 update but still my Weather live tile is not working, it worked for a few days after I upgraded from Windows 8 to 10 but ever since then it's not worked, I was hoping this big update was going to fix this.

Is anyone else still having problems with the live tile, is there a way I can reinstall the weather app?

Thanks

Tony

Answer:Weather App Live Tile Still not working

Hi tonymarcus, I have the same problem. The weather app would open to nothing for a flash and then disappear. What I just tried is to remove the app using powershell and then go to the store and reinstall it. It is called MSN weather. I then pinned it to start. It seems to work right now. I'll report back in about 11 hours when I get up in the morning. For me the weather app has always had problems after it is unused for a while. The RTM build one would open, but be stuck on yesterday until I closed and reopened it. The modern apps are sill a work in progress. From the tutorial forum https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html . Powershell is option 2.

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Either doesn't work or works intermittently.
Any ideas?

Answer:Store Live Tile Not Working

Same thing here, I found the only way it'll work is to open store and goto settings and then slide the live tiles to off and then back to on.

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Hello,
Ever since updating my computer from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 I have had trouble with the MSN Weather live tile, which has been blank (In Win 8.1 it worked fine). I remember that directly after updating to Win10, only the medium weather live tile was working for about half an hour and then just died.
The recent update from the stock Windows 10 build to the November update (10586)hasn't changed anything...
All the other apps' live tiles, except MSN weather's live tile are working. I have also tried installing other weather apps (like Weather Channel, Accuweather, Vieather etc..) and all their live tiles, except Weather Channel's, work fine.
I have tried all the solutions, that can be found on forums, like trying to resync the store licenses, running the app trouble shooter, trying the sfc/scannow, which hasn't detected any problems with the computer, uninstalling and reinstalling the weather app, unpinning and pinning again, turning live tile off and on again, changing from Fahrenheit to Celsius, restarting the PC etc etc... nothing worked.
When I open a new user account in my computer, the weather live tile in that account works fine. But not on my original admin account.
Has anyone figured out a solution or some way to discover the root of the problem? Might there be a way to let's say easily find some potential incompatible app, that could be blocking the weather live tile or something?
Thank you all for your help,
Jan

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Hi all. Just a small annoyance really. The Cortana live tile is not working all the time for me. When I open Cortana I can see my specified news cards etc however it won't live update new news etc on the live tile.

Sometimes I will see for instance "BBC -5 minutes ago" on the tile but it won't show the headline just the Cortana circle icon.

Every other live tile seems to work ok.

Any tips please? Many thanks

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I can't seem to get the Weather app's live tile to update. Basically it doesn't show anything but the app is working properly once I access it.
I tried everything: syncing permissions in Store settings, removing and re adding the app, toggling live tile on/off. Nothing solves the issue.
Any ideas why this happens and how to fix it?
PS It's the only app not working properly. I updated from Windows 8 to 8.1 yesterday via the Store.

Answer:Weather app live tile not working

I have the same problem... It's the only app with non working live tile.
Edit: today it's working! :)

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Hi all. Just a small annoyance really. The Cortana live tile is not working all the time for me. When I open Cortana I can see my specified news cards etc however it won't live update new news etc on the live tile.

Sometimes I will see for instance "BBC -5 minutes ago" on the tile but it won't show the headline just the Cortana circle icon.

Every other live tile seems to work ok.

Any tips please? Many thanks

Answer:Cortana Live Tile Not Working

Sorry for the bump but any advice please guys?

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I've noticed that Skydrive live tile does not work after upgrading to 8.1. Anyone else notice this?

Prior to 8.1, Skydrive was live, that is it would display the contents of your folder, especially photos. Now, after 8.1, it doesn't work.

So is anyone else's skydrive live tile not working under 8.1?

Thanks

Answer:Skydrive live tile not working under 8.1?

Hello Drew,

In Windows 8.1, SkyDrive is fully integrated now.

You should have a separate SkyDrive app tile on your Start screen for the online SkyDrive, and a SkyDrive folder group in the navigation pane of File Explorer. This folder is located at: "C:\Users\(user-name)\SkyDrive".

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...e-disable.html

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Can somebody help me with this? Also please quote me when replying ?
Posted Via Tapatalk for Windows Phone.

Answer:Facebook live tile not working???

If this helps, it shows my cover on fb
Posted Via Tapatalk for Windows Phone.

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Hello,
Yesterday, out of curiosity, I turned off live tile for the People app from the Start screen. When I turned it back on the images are not rotating (it still things it's off). I rebooted my computer a couple times and still does not work. Any way to resolve this? Thanks.

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Starting yesterday, I am no longer receiving FB Notifications on Win10 or on my Phone (8.1) - and the FB Live Tile also stopped working on both?! Others work fine (Twitter, Mail etc). Anyone else having this problem or know what can be causing it? It's driving me nuts!!

Answer:FB Notifications and Live Tile not working, any fixes?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Starting yesterday, I am no longer receiving FB Notifications on Win10 or on my Phone (8.1) - and the FB Live Tile also stopped working on both?! Others work fine (Twitter, Mail etc). Anyone else having this problem or know what can be causing it? It's driving me nuts!! try restarting the devices and see if that works-but it might be a problem from facebook's end
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Can anyone help me?

Answer:Bing news live tile not working

I am facing the same problem. Previously there was a background task window in settings where we could check the live tile settings but this featured has been scrapped in Win 8.1.
Another major problem that I am facing is that the search window opens with some lag after touching the search button.

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Using 8.1 my weather live tile does not work if I have the option set to Fahrenheit. Once I set it to Celsius the live tile works just fine.

I tried installing the app again with no change. Anybody have a clue how to fix this? I really want it to display in F

Answer:Weather App Live Tile Not Working When Set To Fahrenheit

Mine just doesn't work! sorry i cant help you, its an ongoing issue

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Bing news live tile for me is not working. I had downgraded my OS to wp8 via recovery tool and then upgraded to the official version cyan. Still the live tile of it isn't working for me. Its working on my dads 630 and not on my 720. Does anyone else face this problem. I guess Microsoft has updated news app many times but that bug hasn't got fixed for me. Help!!!!!!!
Thanks in advanced.

Answer:Bing news live tile going blank and isn't working

Have you tried uninstalling and re-installing the app? Works fine on my 925...

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ok, as the title suggests, my windows weather tile isnt working in large mode, now if I resize to any other size, it live updates. I has no idea what happened to cause large mode to not want to update.

Answer:weather app live tile not working in large mode

same here

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ok, as the title suggests, my windows weather tile isnt working in large mode, now if I resize to any other size, it live updates. I has no idea what happened to cause large mode to not want to update.

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Hi to all.
I have a Lumia 950XL Dual Sim upgraded to the latest Creators Update in Production Ring. Since the update, I noticed the phone app is not showing the counter number for missing calls (live tile and lock screen icons). I Have to open the phone app to view any missing calls.
Any Suggestion?
Thanks in advance...

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The app was installed yesterday, and had been working fine. The same error occurred on my previous 1020 too...though I just put that down to my phone having not been reset in 8 months.
This is a freshly installed 1020 with all updates installed. I am on Developer Preview, so I'm hoping that is not the cause.
But yes, is anyone else having Whatsapp problems?

Answer:My Whatsapp has stopped working (blacked out live tile). Is anyone else experiencing this issue?

Same here. Live tile is greyed out and nothing happening if i try to open it from the app list.
P.S. i had reset my device (lumia 928) yesterday itself and whatsapp was working for me till nearly an hour back.
P.P.S. i am somehow on lumia denim update on the 928 with developer preview since yesterday after i did the reset.

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I've been doing alot of tweaking and downloading the last few days, so it could be anything. i wanted to check Microsoft update because for whatever reason, Live Messenger was not logging on and SkyDrive wasn't accessible on my laptop, when both work fine on my desktop. i tried to get to Microsoft update through Google, the link in my start menu, and even the link on the Microsoft homepage but they all ended up on Google with the URL staying as "http://update.microsoft.com/". and it did this with both Chrome and IE7. also, for the last couple days, when i directly double click on the "(C:)" drive, an error pops up about not being able to find some "RECYCLER\S-1-1-14-100023495-100021663-100017297-4700.com" file, but when i type in "C:\" in the address bar, it gets there just fine. also, when i right click on "(C:)" i have the option to AutoPlay, and when i click "open" it asks me what program i would like to use to open "the file C:\". i am currently running an Avast virus scan, but it's a free program so i don't think it will get me very far... help would be greatly appreciated! oh and some programs i have been installing and uninstalling are Gladinet, windows live messenger from "http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Chat/Instant-Messaging/Windows-Live-Messenger-9.shtml" because the actual Microsoft site wasn't working (was told it was a broken link), VLC Media Player, Avast, F... Read more

Answer:microsoft update redirects to google, windows live apps stopped working, C:\ drive isn't responding right. unknown

so the trojan ended up not letting me run MalwareBytes, or any other powerful anti-malware software, and i was stuck. but after looking around the forums i decided to try renaming the "mbam.exe" file associated with MalwareBytes to mbam123.exe and it worked! it finally opened! however, it didn't let me update the rules file, but i was able to find a download from another post of a more recent update, and it installed just fine. with some anticipation i ran MalwareBytes and finally, it managed to beat this thing. or, i should say... these 12 things... here's the log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.34
Database version: 1863
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3

3/23/2009 11:16:58 PM
mbam-log-2009-03-23 (23-16-58).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|D:\|)
Objects scanned: 123886
Time elapsed: 50 minute(s), 15 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 3
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 8
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 1

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{6fd31ed6-7c94-4bbc-8e95-f927f4d3a949} (Adware.180Solutions) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{90b5a95a-afd... Read more

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Should Windows end its live tile? I've recently got rid of them - so to speak. They're still on the screen but not visible. I've just got the icon's for each app I use. The screen looks clean and light and seems to react a bit quicker. Anyway having done so I realised its just not necessary to have those floating tiles - more Window(s) dressing than practical. What do other users think?

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Hi I am not sure if this belongs on this thread and I have seen possible solutions but I don't know if they are what I need for my issue.
I have a Windows 8.1 Desktop (HP) and not an upgrade from Windows 8 (I don't think so at least).
Every so often I can not open the tiles.
Instead it tries to open and maybe the top bar appears then it will return to the home page where the tiles and apps are. T
he Mail tile (Hotmail) is usually the one I open and that will either attempt to open but won't work or just not open.
I can get onto the desktop from the desktop tile and I have noticed the mail tile icon is on the task bar of the desktop. When I click on the icon it won't open.
I then try other tiles, including the live ones which are updating the news etc but they will not open. These icons also appear on the desktop tool bar.
I have only found that restarting the PC allows me to get the tiles/apps open.
Luckily each time I have restarted the tiles work as expected.

I have seen problems others have with tiles not opening and the issue seems to be something to do with going from Windows 8 to 8.1 and I bought the PC with 8.1 installed.
The issue occurred again on Sunday 9th November, the day before it was fine.
Before I tried to open the tile, there was a java update required and I ran that - not sure if thats connected to it.
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Answer:Windows 8.1 Apps including Mail tile not opening

Hello Angie, and welcome to Eight Forums.

For now, see if the items listed in the tutorial below may be able to help.

Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

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Does not update since the app has changed even with the update. Nokia Lumia 1520

Answer:Live tile for windows central

hi ! are you new to site here : first you could try the old un pinning of the tile and go back into the app and turn all tile settings of and turning them back to your needs.. if that doesn't work try uninstalling the app and installing again (if you have paid for the app the store will remember and you won't be charged again) then turn phone of and on. If still no joy it will be a fault in the app and you will then have to wait for another update.

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Windows 8.1 tile apps, no issues on desktop, give me Internet connection errors. Apps like euronews say that I am not connected to the Internet and I am. I also get "internal error" on other apps. Anyone can help?

Answer:Windows 8.1 tile apps give me Internet connection errors

You may want to try Stardock Software's Metro Mix. It will allow you to run Metro Apps from the desktop. The problem with Metro. Is that it uses a mix of Javascript & html5. A lot of apps in the Microsoft App store are poorly written. So in turn, you have issues.

Some have found that the problem is also as simple as the third party Internet Security or Firewall software that they may be using. See metro apps can not connect to internet! for further help.

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I am really enjoying Windows 8 so far. It took some getting used to, and I still believe it is more ideally suited for touch-interface, but I still enjoy using it and updating my computer usage habits because of it.

That being said, I don't seem to understand the Mail app that comes on the start page. I have added my accounts, and can check them accordingly, and I really enjoy it. But when I get new mail, I get a popup in the upper-right hand corner of the screen about the new mail. My question is this:

Can I make the Mail Icon show my new mail, (in a live-tile fashion) much like when I get new messages the friends live-tile shows those messages. Is that possible? Even if it is just the title/subject, or author that would be a nice customization and benefit to me.

Thanks for reading, and sorry if this belongs in the customize section and not here.

John T.

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Hi,
I have built some live tiles using.. buildmypinnedsite.com/en to build live tiles with news and events from e.g. InvestNI news investni.com/news/index.html

Can this be done with an intranet feed, eg. <meta name=msapplication-notification content="frequency=30;polling-uri=http://ininet/rss/news%20summary.xml&amp;id=1;polling-uri2=http://ininet/rss/news%20summary.xml&amp;id=2;polling-uri3=http://ininet/rss/news%20summary.xml&amp;id=3;polling-uri4=http://ininet/rss/news%20summary.xml&amp;id=4;polling-uri5=http://ininet/rss/news%20summary.xml&amp;id=5;
cycle=1"/>
It doesn't pull through and only defaults to the logo specified in the "meta name=msapplication-square70x70logo"
Thanks for your time,
Ollie.

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Only a few days ago I realised that both my computers (windows 8.1) had live tiles enabled in the metro interface, and that they had been downloading things for them (various new pictures to be displayed on the tiles, and alos adverts for apps available in windows' store. I disabled the live tiles (there was only one, the windows store) on both machines as soon as I realised this. So they won't be wasting any more of my bandwidth downloading png pictures of apps I don't care about.
This however got me thinking: If the windows store shows adverts, and these adverts are shown (atleast in some sense) through the live tiles, then could these tiles end up distributing viruses? As far as I could tell the only things be downloaded (and wasting a small amount of my bandwidth) were png images, but part of me wonders if flash animations (with hidden exploits) or exe files could be downloaded and run like this? Has this ever happened yet? I have no particular cause to think it has happened to me but the fact that these tiles exist like this and do what they do makes me think it could happen some day? If it could then that would be a huge problem waiting to happen, viruses delivered through a running function on a computer that most people would never even think to look at.
Would it be possible? Has it ever happened yet? The same concern would probably affect windows 10 as well, because it too has live tiles.
Thanks

Answer:Could an infection be delivered via a live tile in windows 8/8.1 ?

Tile images are usually hosted by programs so in order to get malicious one would require you to install one of those. You can still create one of your own and for example poll data from
website. It usually involves downloading image and small config file. In this case the host is IE.
 
Technically it could be possible to send some malformed config which then uses some vulnerability within system itself in order to inject malicious code. Still would still require you or some other program in your computer to create new live tile. I don't think it would be very useable case since you already have an access to the system at that point.
 
I don't think its going to be any less secure then just surfing over web. Microsoft controls Windows Store so there shouldn't be any problem with that matter of malicious data being send over their channels.
If there were some major security issues with this I think they would have been noticed at this point. But this is majorly just speculation on my part.
 
@EDIT
 
So as Didier Stevens pointed out, live tile hosts(Apps) are run inside sandbox environment. Most malicious active would require to escape that sandbox or use
some other exploit. As with the regular programs, user discretion is still advised when installing apps.

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Hello Everyone,

I have windows 8.1.1 fresh install I do not know why but My game app does not have live tile I tried to reinstall it and all the other stuff

Moreover I have this problem I add pictures


it happen only with this game endless skate I tried to uninstall it but it does not help

Answer:windows 8.1.1 64bit game app does not have live tile...

Originally Posted by ShakedBenratzon


Hello Everyone,

I have windows 8.1.1 fresh install I do not know why but My game app does not have live tile I tried to reinstall it and all the other stuff

Moreover I have this problem I add pictures


it happen only with this game endless skate I tried to uninstall it but it does not help



Game tile has never gone live.

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For some reason my start display no longer has a live tile section...only the left most column and the program list. Didn't notice exactly when this change occurred but I haven't been able to figure out how to reestablish. I tried expanding the panel area but even though the expand arrows show when I hover over the edge I cannot pull the section out or up. Can you help, please?

Answer:missing live tile section windows 10 PRO

Try pinning something to start. Pick Weather or something from the all-apps list, right click and pin to start.

It will not allow you to increase the size of area for live tiles if there are none pinned there.

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hi all!!!My weather live tile doesn't work no matter what...all the other tiles works flawlessly.any suggestions pls?

Answer:Windows 10 Weather live tile doesn't work

Check out this thread and see if you have an "incompatible app" that might be the cause.

Solved Weather Live Tile Not Working - Page 2

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I keep getting an error code when I try to download apps or games. Error message is 805a8011 & when I try to pop download a game or a free app the error message pops up & nothing happens

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I have noticed over the past 4 weeks that my Windows Store App Live tile displays a number of updates for example 19 - when you go into the store and click on updates there may be only 14 or 15 updates.

I know changes have been made to Skype updates and this is no longer available to update via the app - have there been any other changes I should be aware of? This is not just on one device but 4 in the same household. None of the Live tiles display the number of updates actually being available?

Previously the live tile and actual updates available have always matched?

Confused and would appreciate any help

Thank you

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heyI just bought a laptop that came with windows 8.1. Today the mail live tile stopped updating, and keeps showing that I have 2 unread mails even though I don't. I open the app and all the mails are read, the I close it and the live tile still shows "2".my internet is on and the live tile is set as dynamic.How can I solve this?

Answer:windows 8.1 mail live tile doesn't update

If you right click on the tile, do you have the option to Turn live tile on?




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The 'today' notifications on the tile seems to randomly pick any of my friends and tell me that it's their birthday today.

Answer:Calendar Live Tile on Windows 10 Mobile.. is it 'buggy'?

Yes, it is buggy. My tile and lockscreen always showing random name of my friends telling me its their birthday. I mean "what?" It is not their birthday! Seriously, checkout my feedback on the feedback app and support to fixing this issue :) thanks

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heyI just bought a laptop that came with windows 8.1. Today the mail live tile stopped updating, and keeps showing that I have 2 unread mails even though I don't. I open the app and all the mails are read, the I close it and the live tile still shows "2".my internet is on and the live tile is set as dynamic.How can I solve this?

Answer:windows 8.1 mail live tile doesn't update

If you right click on the tile, do you have the option to Turn live tile on?



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This film was shot downtown Oslo (Norway) to highlight one of the key innovations of Windows 8: Live Tiles. Showing the preview functionality of Live Tiles made for an evening to remember.
Looks like Microsoft has started taking Marketing seriously now!
Enjoy!

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For some time now the windows 10 "windows Central" app's live tile function has NOT worked. It had been in previous builds but not now. What is the problem?

Answer:Why wont windows central app on windows 10 work as live tile

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question For some time now the windows 10 "windows Central" app's live tile function has NOT worked. It had been in previous builds but not now. What is the problem? can it run in the background? settings >privacy >background apps
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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Microsoft kicked off the month of May by announcing that they are discontinuing the Windows Live brand, saying the Windows Live apps and services were built on versions of Windows that weren’t designed to connect to a cloud service and citing customer confusion. They released a chart showing the transition process for many of the current services.

This seems to be further confirmation of Microsoft’s “all in” commitment to the cloud, but had some folks worried that we’re going to lose some of our most useful applications, such as Windows Live Writer. A petition sprang up to beg Microsoft not to kill it.

A tweet from Chris Jones (Windows Live VP) on May 3 seems to lay those fears to rest, saying: “all desktop apps work great and are supported on Windows 8, including WL Writer.”

Answer:Windows Live is dead, long live WL apps - WinNews.com

I would have thought someone at Microsoft might have considered these points before forcing the whole world to accept Live Mail, a very poor substitute for Outlook Express - and not very well thought through in respect of useability

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I recently noticed that all live tiles for universal apps downloaded from the store are not working. Live tiles for modern apps and built-in universal apps (weather, store, maps ...etc) seems to be working fine, but the new facebook, twitter or any UWP apps have static tiles. I have tried repinning, reinstalling but nothing works.

This is happening on my desktop and my laptop as well.

I appreciate if someone can help me out with this issue.

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I recently noticed that all live tiles for universal apps downloaded from the store are not working. Live tiles for modern apps and built-in universal apps (weather, store, maps ...etc) seems to be working fine, but the new facebook, twitter or any UWP apps have static tiles. I have tried repinning, reinstalling but nothing works.

This is happening on my desktop and my laptop as well.

I appreciate if someone can help me out with this issue.

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I installed the official Facebook app, the one from Facebook Inc., in windows 10 desktop and windows 10 mobile. I am using fully updated official builds for both mobile and desktop.
When I receive a notification from the Facebook app in the desktop and I open that notification marking it as read I noticed that, as expected, I receive the same notification in windows 10 mobile action center as well as in the windows 10 mobile Facebook app live tile (the badge notification).
The problem is that, after reading that notification on the desktop, there is no way to clear the windows 10 mobile Facebook badge notification (that is the live tile notification) of the same notification read on the desktop other than receiving another notification and mark it as read inside the mobile application.
In another words, the same notification read on the desktop is correctly marked as read inside the mobile application but the mobile badge notification still shows that notification as a new one.
Do you have the same problem, and if so, are there any workarounds to solve the problem?
Thanks a lot for any help
Regards

Answer:Windows 10 mobile Facebook Inc app not clearing live tile when notifications are read on desktop app

I get this as well, have reported it back to Facebook.

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I installed the official Facebook app, the one from Facebook Inc., in windows 10 desktop and windows 10 mobile. I am using fully updated official builds for both mobile and desktop.
When I receive a notification from the Facebook app in the desktop and I open that notification marking it as read I noticed that, as expected, I receive the same notification in windows 10 mobile action center as well as in the windows 10 mobile Facebook app live tile (the badge notification).
The problem is that, after reading that notification on the desktop, there is no way to clear the windows 10 mobile Facebook badge notification (that is the live tile notification) of the same notification read on the desktop other than receiving another notification and mark it as read inside the mobile application.
In another words, the same notification read on the desktop is correctly marked as read inside the mobile application but the mobile badge notification still shows that notification as a new one.
Do you have the same problem, and if so, are there any workarounds to solve the problem?
Thanks a lot for any help
Regards

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when we installed windows 10 everything worked fine for months now the mail tile does nothing when you click on it

Answer:My mail tile does not work when I click on it in Windows 10 it's been working fine for months, how can I get it working again?

Can you open it from the All Apps list?

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Leaked screenshots purported to be from an internal build of Windows 10 have hit the web, revealing some of the subtle but important changes Microsoft has made since releasing the most recent technical preview.

Read more
 

Answer:Leaked Windows 10 screenshots reveal transparent Start Menu, new Live Tile animation

And it still has the stupid tiles
 

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Yesterday, the icon for Facebook messenger changed from the normal lightning bolt to a dog bone. I cannot figure out why, or how to change it back! I've even removed messenger from my phone and reinstalled it. I did all the usual - turned the phone off, took out the battery, etc. How do I change it back?

Answer:On the live tile of my Nokia windows phone, why did the messenger icon change to a dog bone shape?

Kk that's odd! Show a picture of it!

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I have just updated my xbox music app in my 920 here in the Philippines and i am wondering why the tile shows nothing at all when i am playing a song complete with album art and all? Not even the artist name is showing on the tile. BTW i am on the latest wp 8.1 update 1 dev preview os with lumia black.

Answer:Xbox Music live tile Not Live at all

can you confirm you have the music tile directly pinned?
dont know for sure, but it might need to be allowed to run in the background (could be wrong, just conjecture)

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On windows 10 64-bit Education; R5 1600, 16GB ram, R9 290.

This systems seems to have weird problems with Windows settings.

For the past few months; every time I disable file/folder history and Quick access, it'll come back the next restart or a few after, I even tried Regedit workarounds. I eventually gave up on this.

2 days ago, my Calendar, Mail, and Calculator apps disappeared - I had to powershell remove the traces and re-install from official app store. Other default apps probably gone too but I don't use them so haven't noticed them.

Today, Windows' own settings and everything from there is bugged. For example, if I click on the start menu and then "Settings", nothing happens. Same for "Add or Remove Programs" - clicking it just doesn't run anything. The whole 'suite' seems to be bugged. Or maybe it's a taskbar problem?
The only way I've figured out to run it is to click on Desktop - Display Properties, then trace back to the main "Settings" menu. If I actually manually navigate to them, they'll work.

The old Win7 Control panel/add or remove programs UI still work, similarly a chore to navigate to them.

Also, my Start menu "default" tab - Pinned tiles, got emptied out, it's now just blank. Not that I was using it for anything in particular, but it's just a very stark "oddity" in my system suddenly.

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After the update to build 10512 TP windows 10, the app tiles is still not real time, is this Microsoft bug or the app needs an update

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Since the Creators update the only tile not working is the Store.

Ive tried everything
1-changed timezones
2-wsreset.exe
3-dism

turn live title off and on
NOTHING!

please help! Thank you
 

Answer:Windows 10 Store Tile Not working

Regretfully I cannot really help you
I do not think anyone else will be able to either
A known problem which is awaiting resolution by Microsoft
https://betanews.com/2017/10/23/windows-10-fall-creators-update-missing-apps/
 

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Question: Switch Apps Tile

Does anyone know how to remove this hideous orange/black tile from my start screen?

Answer:Switch Apps Tile

Nevermind

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Does anyone other than me think this would work for controlling the All apps screen?
It's nothing more than our Programs folder on the screen with all subfolders displayed.
Like others, I think we should have an option to have them all collapsed into the title bar. Or to pick which ones we want pinned to the All apps board. As well as the Start screen.

In example below

1.- I showed a customized All apps

2.- then installed Microsoft Works which gave a popout

3.-clicked the title bar ? made choice to pin Word Processor & Spreadsheet to Start screen & Not to hide them on the All apps screen

4.- Shows those 2 programs plus a tile saying 4 more programs available (Get Started, Database, Calendar & Portfolio)

Answer:All apps tile control

Yeah, that would make the "Apps" screen more user friendly.

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media center working metro tile for photos doed not why notadded several folders but nothing showing in the app

Answer:Windows 10 Metro photo tile app not working

Found the answer, the setting for opening a JPG file, must be set to open with 'Photos' as Default' , all is wellThanks

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Hi,

I have this strange issue on my install.

I added Eclipse to my system without installing it. It lives in a folder outside of Program Files and on another disk. Following online tutorials, I created a shortcut to it inside the %APPDATA% folder. This action causes the program to show up as a tile.

This is the shortcut

And this is the tile that got created

If I were to make a copy of eclipse.exe in the same folder, then create a shortcut to it, it works as expected; the shortcut gets added to the "Recently added" list, listed under the initial, no tile is created, and it is also found by Cortana.

I also noticed that if I had pinned the new item before (then removed it), it will not work again.

Any idea why this is happening and how do I fix this?

Thanks
Matt

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Hello!

Recently, one of my laptop just got this error

I have tried to reinstall windows metro app by using this command at powershell (admin) :
Get-AppxPackage -allusers | foreach {Add-AppxPackage -register "$($_.InstallLocation)\appxmanifest.xml" -DisableDevelopmentMode}

But when I tried to do it, this error message shows up!
I copied one of the error show in the powershell :
Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CF6, Package could not be registered.
Merge Failure : error 0x80070003 : Cannot register the Microsoft.WindowsCamera_2016.128.10.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe package because
there was a merge failure with the following file: C:\Program
Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsCamera_2016.128.10.0_neutral_split.scale-125_8wekyb3d8bbwe\resources.pri
NOTE: For additional information, look for [ActivityId] 6a05672a-619a-0002-2cc2-066a9a61d101 in the Event Log or use the command
line Get-AppxLog -ActivityID 6a05672a-619a-0002-2cc2-066a9a61d101
At line:1 char:38
+ ... | foreach {Add-AppxPackage -register "$($_.InstallLocation)\appxmani ...

+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

+ CategoryInfo : WriteError: (C:\Program File...ppxmanifest.xml:String) [Add-AppxPackage], IOException

+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : DeploymentError,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AddAppxPackageCommand



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Answer:Got weird tile name and can't open any of these apps!

Hello ZenR,

I'm afraid that your default apps included with Windows are broken.

You can do a repair install to fix them though without losing anything.

Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

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how do you turn off the feature that when a document or sound file is clicked , not to use any of the apps that are in the tiles(metro) ?also I dont like it when I click a pdf and windows 8 decides to use that silly acrobat pdf viewer.

Answer:turning off tile(metro) apps ? how

Open explorer, not internet explorer, click on tools, folder options & file types. Change each file to use the program of your choice.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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Why is it that some programs (like Edge, which I don't use), can have a bigger tile, on the start menu, and others (like Firefox, which I use) don't?

thnx

Answer:Why is it that some apps cannot have a big start menu tile?

It can have a bigger title because it is a Metro App.

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Hello!

Recently, one of my laptop just got this error

I have tried to reinstall windows metro app by using this command at powershell (admin) :
Get-AppxPackage -allusers | foreach {Add-AppxPackage -register "$($_.InstallLocation)\appxmanifest.xml" -DisableDevelopmentMode}

But when I tried to do it, this error message shows up!
I copied one of the error show in the powershell :
Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CF6, Package could not be registered.
Merge Failure : error 0x80070003 : Cannot register the Microsoft.WindowsCamera_2016.128.10.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe package because
there was a merge failure with the following file: C:\Program
Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsCamera_2016.128.10.0_neutral_split.scale-125_8wekyb3d8bbwe\resources.pri
NOTE: For additional information, look for [ActivityId] 6a05672a-619a-0002-2cc2-066a9a61d101 in the Event Log or use the command
line Get-AppxLog -ActivityID 6a05672a-619a-0002-2cc2-066a9a61d101
At line:1 char:38
+ ... | foreach {Add-AppxPackage -register "$($_.InstallLocation)\appxmani ...

+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

+ CategoryInfo : WriteError: (C:\Program File...ppxmanifest.xml:String) [Add-AppxPackage], IOException

+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : DeploymentError,Microsoft.Windows.Appx.PackageManager.Commands.AddAppxPackageCommand



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Answer:Got weird tile name and can't open any of these apps!

Hello ZenR,

I'm afraid that your default apps included with Windows are broken.

You can do a repair install to fix them though without losing anything.

Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade

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In music apps, you can pin playlist tiles on start screen but it was very plain. Just a colored tile with text. I want to use some picture for playlist tile, so is there an app that can make it?

Answer:is there an apps that let you use picture to be a playlist tile

Playlist Tiler
Sent from my Lumia.

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how to add several apps to a tile. There is one tile on the desktop to which you can add several apps to. How do I make another similar tile please?

Answer:How do I create a group tile for several apps?

You mean how to create a group? Just drag a tile to an empty space in your Start menu, wait until the colored bar appears, drop it, name it, you're done. You can add more apps or whatever it is that you want there.

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I recently reset my Lenovo laptop which is running Windows 8.1, using a recovery USB that I created when I initially bought it. After doing a full reset, I noticed that I can no longer rename tile groups on the start menu. I hold ctrl+mwheeldown to zoom out, and can still rearrange the tile groups, but if I right click on one, nothing happens. In the past, doing so would allow me to give the group a name (eg: naming a group of tiles for various IDEs as 'Development'). I know this shouldn't be the end of the world, but it's really bothersome considering I reset the PC to start fresh with a clean slate. I did not have this issue before I did the reset.
Any help getting this feature to work properly again would be greatly appreciated, and if you need anymore info just let me know what you need and how to acquire it for you and I'll do so asap!

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One thing that was badly missing in Windows 8 Start Screen was a clock. But now, this shortfall too has been overcomed. Dave Smits has developed a clock application for Windows 8 Start Screen ? Clock Tile. The application makes your start screen complete with a tile that displays time in a live tile and supports x86 and x64 ARM processors. It however, does not include any options for customization. Another feature that is seen as a shortfall is that the date and time appear on a small pprtion of the large tile.
Apart from this, the app is good and ready for download from the Windows Store. Remember, when launched for the first time, Clock Tile asks for your permission to run in the background.

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I am using windows 8.1 RTM version.
I cannot find my desktop tile or the store app anymore. I have tried searching with the search charm too. I checked various users and they are not there either. Some desktop programs have gone missing too

I will appreciate any help from you guys

Answer:My desktop tile and store tile has disappeared Windows 8.1

Do they show up in the Apps view, Apps Screen - Open in Windows 8 , if they do then just pin them back to the start screen.

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Question: WC Live Tile?

I have noticed my Windows Central live tile never really updates. For example, it currently shows a story from several days ago...only if I soft reset, usu it will update
My 1520 and apps are all up to date. I'm on8.1, ATT.
Any ideas on how to fix?

Answer:WC Live Tile?

Anyone?

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Okay, so I don't have this problem anymore. Well, last night, I had noticed that there was no desktop tile and if I typed "desktop" on the start screen there was no app for it Also, "Change PC Settings" wasn't starting. My guess is that it did that because I had a really hard time uninstalling a program so I had to try going by means of registry editing. So I ended up refreshing my computer (from the installation disc since PC settings wasn't working ) Now everything is back to normal. So all I want to know is how I can prevent this from happening again.

Thank you,

~shadowboy1795

Answer:Desktop tile missing and can't find it in All Apps

Hi there. I always use and advise to run SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8 at least three times before attempting other means.

Is restore points configured on? I believe that is off by default.

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I have hotmail on the mail tile but I would also like to have windows live mail there too. Does anyone know how to do this ?
 

Answer:Move windows live mail to the mail tile.

Do you mean a live.com account? I would assume that you could just add it the same way as the hotmail.com account, but I don't have one so do not know for sure.
 

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Just a general question. I notice the Film & TV app has a live tile, but on my computer at least Ive never seem the tile display anything more than the standard clipboard symbol even though it is on. Could anyone tell me what the live tile does, or is it a Microsoft work in progress still?

Answer:What does the live tile do in Film & TV app

It doesn't do anything on mine either

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are live tiles are limited to show only upto 2 digits...it shows only 99 unread conversations in watsapp...wre actually it has more than 120....

Answer:Live tile limitations

Yes, exactly.

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Question: tile live updates

For some reason not all my apps are updating live like they should be. Like my cnn app; and the sports app that came with 10 already installed as well as the money app and Im sure there are some others Im missing right now. Are these known issues that still exist; or should i just uninstall and reinstall the apps that arent working and try it that way?

Answer:tile live updates

In File explorer's address bar or the run dialog or an admin command prompt(your choice) type wsreset and then resync your licenses in the green app store. See if that helps.

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Question: store live tile

I have lumia 630, i update my phone latest to 8.10.12397.895 .but i can't find any option to have live tile for store in store settings. can you tell me how to have store live tile?

Answer:store live tile

I'm not that much into OS version numbers.. Is this WP 8.1 official or Developer Preview? The Store live tile comes with GDR 1, which is currently only available for those participating in the Preview for Developers program.

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Is it possible to create a live tile and if so how do you do it.

It would be very useful to me for going to various Forums for which I contribute.

Answer:How do you create a live Tile

You may pin your favorite site to start menu, using only "Edge"->More actions(. . .)/Pin to Start.
The "Live Tile" will be live, only if the site supports this.

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Question: Live Photos tile

On the live photos tile on the start screen. How can I determine which pictures it shows and which not to?

Can anyone please tell me how to customise this tile?
Of the hundred of photos in the My Pictures folder it shows just 4 poor ones on a loop.

All help much appreciated
 

Answer:Live Photos tile

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Is there a way to show more than one appointment? Plenty of room in the live tile. Some 3rd party apps do it, but they have too many flaws. Is there a way the stock app does?

Answer:MS Calendar live tile

No it doesn't. That's why I moved to Chronos+. There you have great choice of customizable tiles. The app is also very well maintained, no flaws.

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Question: Facebook Live Tile

The (new/UWP but not really) Facebook app offered to pin a Live Tile for me one of the first times I opened it. I declined at that moment, figuring I would pin it manually later. However, pinning from the "All Apps" does not pin a Live Tile, but simply a static one. At the same time I can't find any shortcut in the app to pin a Live Tile like it offered before...
Anyone know how to get that actual Live Tile without the app offering it?

Answer:Facebook Live Tile

Originally Posted by Intrance The (new/UWP but not really) Facebook app offered to pin a Live Tile for me one of the first times I opened it. I declined at that moment, figuring I would pin it manually later. However, pinning from the "All Apps" does not pin a Live Tile, but simply a static one. At the same time I can't find any shortcut in the app to pin a Live Tile like it offered before...
Anyone know how to get that actual Live Tile without the app offering it? long way to get it could be to uninstall the app and then install it back so it would ask you that time. Not a best solution but one of them at least.

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Question: Photo Live Tile

Is anyone else experiencing photo tile not working, just showing a blank tile??

Answer:Photo Live Tile

Go to settings > applications tab > photos+camera and check that the start tile option is set to all photos or whatever.

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Question: Live photo tile

So I understand that the photo app gets my photos from my picture library and then just randomly scrolls through them, however there is a specific folder of photo that I don't want to be shown. Is there a way to make it so it doesn't show that folder when flicking through the various photo I have or do I have to move the folder to another location?

Answer:Live photo tile

Take it out of My Pictures (e.g., just put it in your C: User folder--top level--like My Pictures) and give it a non-picture related name (not sure if that's necessary). I have some snips that I don't want to see on my start screen, and that's what I do--use a folder named Snips.

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My phone is updated with 8.1 and it says your phone is up-to-date. However, I can't do the live folder option.
The OS version is 8.10.12393.890
Its a nokia lumia 520.
How can I get this update and its features?
Please help!

Answer:How do I get live tile on my Lumia 520?

You are going to need the Preview for Developers...
This article is a bit dated, but explains the sign up and install process.All you need to know about the Windows Phone 8.1 'Preview for Developers' | Windows Central

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Question: Photo live tile

How do you decied which photos are shown on the live tile "photos"? Is there a certain order or is it random?

Answer:Photo live tile

Originally Posted by cherryME How do you decied which photos are shown on the live tile "photos"? Is there a certain order or is it random? You can put photos in 'Favorites' and it will just scroll through those.
Go to Photos -> ... -> Settings -> Start tile shows -> Favorites
I think the order is random.

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Question: Enable live tile

How do I enable the live tile of the windows central app for windows 10 mobile

Answer:Enable live tile

Originally Posted by karlkelvinarcilla How do I enable the live tile of the windows central app for windows 10 mobile Just simply pin the app :).

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Having trouble with Live Tiles. I'm trying to open up Live News and weather tiles. I am able to open the start menu and see that they are updating with appropriate weather and top stories. When I try to open up the tile however, I am greeted by "An error occurred. Try Refreshing" but to no avail does it solve the issue.

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My Cnn live tile won't update for a few days. Tried reinstalling the app, restarted the phone, repinned the tile a couple of times. Went to cnn settings and tried to turn live tile on/off.... Nothing helped..

Answer:How do I get my CNN live tile to update?

Same problem here. Have not done anything drastic to try and get it going again, and it has been weeks since it last worked....
Anyone else still have this problem?

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Question: Facebook Live Tile

Hey all,
Is there a way to stop the Facebook live tile from using my banner as it's background. I just want to see the Facebook logo and and notification numbers. No picture. Thanks.

Answer:Facebook Live Tile

I dont think there is a way for the medium and large tiles I have the small tile and that's what it does just blue with a F

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The look on that guy's face... priceless.The Live Tile Experiment - YouTube

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