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Change Tile Image

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    Change Tile Image


    I would like to assign image files to a few of the Start Screen Tiles. Su far, I am only able to do so with the Photos tile. Is it possible to assign images to others?

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    Server 2012 / 8.0


    Hello jds4000. Welcome to the Eight Forums.
    There are a couple of programs in the Store that you can use to customize tiles. - not free -

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    Thank you. Can any of said programs be used to assign images to App Tiles and web shortcuts?
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    Server 2012 / 8.0


    I thought you might be thinking in those terms. Best I can think of now, is to pin whatever link to the SS and change the ICON. Open file location of the shortcut, right click, select properties and change icon. No known way yet to assign an image to a tile with a specific shortcut. I'll bet something like that will develop in the store soon enough.

    Update: Edit:
    Well, I guess something already exists.

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    Last edited by mdmd; 03 Nov 2012 at 23:55. Reason: update
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