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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.
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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
    Quote Originally Posted by WanderingTraveler View Post
    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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  13. Rahul Nirwan's Avatar
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    You can also use skinery tiles pro.. Its a nice app for customising the screen
  14.    #14  
    Are there any similar apps for windows 8
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    Why am I alive?
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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.

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