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    I stumbled across this site that was showcasing people's various Start Screens and I just was in awe of how creative and unique some were.

    I find it hilarious that we wp users are often bashed because we can't customize to the extent of android or IOS but these windows phone start screens are amazing. I had been saying i wanted to personally organize my Surface and Lumia start screens.

    How do they get the text and specific icons? Is there like an app people used?

    Here are my 3 faves
    1. https://ideasproject.com/idea/-/ideas/1351454
    2. https://ideasproject.com/idea/-/ideas/1377729
    3.https://ideasproject.com/idea/-/ideas/1368513
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    The second idea's borders were created by this app: Group Tiles | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    Still going through them.
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    Well, for the most part, the apps have their default tiles (or live tiles) enabled.

    Whoa. The third idea has Windows Phone Insider. And that flashlight.
    Reviver of Forum Games! I'm TheWPCTraveler over on Nintendo Life, as well. You'll also find me over at gamrConnect as well, because I like numbers.

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    Now Playing: Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars [3DS]
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    yup really nice .i liked the second one
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    I just really loved the text headers some of these people had for their designs. But i will check out the app you showed me.
    Here were some more creative people :)
    https://ideasproject.com/web/personalize_start_screen
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    The second idea's borders were created by this app: Group Tiles | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    Still going through them.
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    These are actually garbage compared to what some of us have done, as seen in the thread on the Windows 8 forum. No offense.
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    Better than anything i can do lol
    Quote Originally Posted by Marconis4 View Post
    These are actually garbage compared to what some of us have done, as seen in the thread on the Windows 8 forum. No offense.
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    Today its start screens....
    . tomorrow the world...
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    Amazing, love each of them. They put in quite a lot of effort into making them.
    Last edited by crash1989; 09-01-2013 at 08:24 AM.
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    just spend a couple of minutes to rearrange my home screen :D not just some boring static icons in competitor's OS.
    Great source of inspiration from the above links. thanks..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marconis4 View Post
    These are actually garbage compared to what some of us have done, as seen in the thread on the Windows 8 forum. No offense.
    Post your screen.
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    How to do that alphabet thing like in the second project???? Plzz help
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    You can also use skinery tiles pro.. Its a nice app for customising the screen
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    Are there any similar apps for windows 8
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    I am pretty new to the OS so I hope this is not a dumb question. In the second one, how did he get that Favorite contacts tile? I looked on the phone and the App Store and had no luck. Thanks in advance for the info.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kamen View Post
    I am pretty new to the OS so I hope this is not a dumb question. In the second one, how did he get that Favorite contacts tile? I looked on the phone and the App Store and had no luck. Thanks in advance for the info.
    Go to the people hub. Create a group of contacts by pressing the "+". You can add some 20-25 contacts per group. then pin it to start
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    Quote Originally Posted by mpt15 View Post
    Go to the people hub. Create a group of contacts by pressing the "+". You can add some 20-25 contacts per group. then pin it to start
    As for how it works, it is not similar in function to a Facebook group. It is closer to a list of people to follow.

    If you want something close to a Facebook group, there are rooms.
    Reviver of Forum Games! I'm TheWPCTraveler over on Nintendo Life, as well. You'll also find me over at gamrConnect as well, because I like numbers.

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    Devices: Lumia 630, ASUS T100, Nintendo 3DS XL.
    Now Playing: Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars [3DS]
    Now Watching: Pom Poko (平成狸合戦ぽんぽこ)


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