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  1. benfgsg's Avatar
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    I seem to be constantly changing the apps that I have pinned to my homescreen. I'll pin and unpin apps after trying to use the app, or telling myself that I will actually use an app like the New York Times app or the AllRecipes.com app (cooking... ha! wishful thinking)

    My primary 8 tiles always stay the same with my extra ones varying from time to time

    My current set up is as follows:

    [phone] [messaging]

    [internet explorer] [me]

    [people] [weather]

    [linked email] [music+video]

    [marketplace] [family]

    [ calender ]

    [weave] [Office]

    [ pictures ]

    [alarms] [maps]

    [ESPN] [Xbox Live]

    [Twitter@benfgsg] [facebook]

    [FML] [Runkeeper]

    [Settings] [WpFandora]

    [Fhotoroom]

    What does everyone else have for their homescreens?

    It's a pretty rough layout for my homescreen, I know. If anyone knows if there is a nonhomebrew screenshot app I would appreciate that :)
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    [Phone] [Me tile]
    [people][messaging]
    [games hub][Pura vida]
    [Pictures]
    [music hub][monster island]
    [cocktail flow][Ikamasutra]
    [Dodonpachi max][Flud]
    [IE9][usa today]
    [skyscanner][e-mail]
    [marketplace][settings]
    [kleio][app deals]
    [tenacles][trine's hangman]
    [instacam][Bing Translator]
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    [phone][people]
    [youversion bible][messaging]
    [HTC Hub]
    [IE][words by post]
    [pictures]
    [zune][stop the music!]
    [settings][Xbox live]
    [calendar]
    [marketplace][maps]
    [gmail][easytube]
  4. benfgsg's Avatar
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    I just downloaded the AppDeals, Words by Post, and Stop the Music! apps, I really like them all. It's interesting to see what apps people value and use enough to put on their homescreen. :)
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    Top many to list. But to summarize; several of the built-in apps, 4 emails, 3 folders for; favorite apps, map/search apps and storage/SkyDrive/Dropbox apps, a couple live tile Sports score apps, a couple quick access note apps, speed dial, battery meter, network dashboard, parcel tracked, urban dictionary, weather channel, and a bunch of others. Think it's 42 right. Trying not to add any more.

    Oh, and always a few temp tiles for reminders, notes, etc., that fall in below my Settings/Marketplace tiles at the bottom of my screen. The temp tiles get deleted daily.

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    [Phone] [People]
    [Messaging] [Girlfriend]
    [Facebook] [Twitter]
    [AccuWeather.com] [MLB At Bat 12 Detroit Tigers]
    [Exchange Email] [Amazon Email]
    [Skype] [Tango]
    [Friend] [Group Contacts]
    [Zune] [Xbox LIVE]
    [Brother] [Brother]
    [Brother] [Parents Home]
    [Mom] [Dad]
    [Friend] [Friend]
    [Friend] [Friend]
    [Pictures]
    [Calendar]
    [ESPN ScoreCenter] [WP7 News]
    [Sat Rad Player] [WhatsApp]
    Cingular (2001-2003) - Nokia 5190 > Nokia 3360
    Nextel (2003-2007) - i1000+ > i90c > i720 > i830 > i275 > i860 > i870
    AT&T (2007 to Present) - Treo 680 > iPhone 8GB > iPhone 3G 16GB > Moto Q9h Global >
    iPhone 3G 16GB > iPhone 3GS 16GB > HTC Inspire 4G > Samsung Focus > HTC HD7S >
    Nokia Lumia 900 > Nokia Lumia 920 > Nokia Lumia 1520
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    As of today:

    [Messaging][E(G)mail]
    [Internet Explorer][Music+Videos]
    [Calendar]
    [Alarms][WhatsApp]
    [Pictures]
    [Settings][Skype]
    [Marketplace][WeatherDuck]
    [Me][Phone]
    [People][WiFi toggle]
    [Flashlight][Translator]
    Life couldn't get better, this could be the best day ever.
    HTC Titan
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    Quote Originally Posted by duvi View Post
    I was like I know I saw this before LOL

    Phone/Me
    Messaging/Partner
    Mother/Best Friend
    Friends Group/Family Group
    Co-Workers/Weather Channel
    Yahoo/Gmail
    IE/XBL
    Photos
    Nokia Drive/Nokia Maps
    Fav. Twitter Contacts Group/Board Express
    Fhotoroom/Pulse
    Roku Remote/vNESLight
    Nokia Lumia 1020/Blu Studio 5.0 LTE owner here...

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    [Phone][People]
    [GoVoice][Gmail]
    [Me][Marketplace]
    [HTC Hub]
    [IE][Maps]
    [Flashlight][Calculator2 Free (Scientific)]
    [Calendar]
    [Games][Settings]
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    phone, tiles for family,weather, calendar, 4 emails.. the usual.
    Apps for notes,lists, a fav is an app called Reminder Tiles - a little 6 line square with whatever brief notes to self I want.
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    I actually put Settings on mine. Makes turning wifi, bluetooth, etc. on and off easy.
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    I have phone and people, messaging and liked inbox, calendar, wife and daughter, acroBible and ie, pictures, gas buddy and weatherview, ask ziggy and marketplace, money calc and me
    Your smartphone is only as smart as YOU let it be!
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    Phone, Email
    Calendar
    Facebook, Accuweather
    USA Today, WP Central
    Messaging, Internet Explorer
    ESPN Scorecenter, Pulse
    MyFitnessPal, Endomondo
    Marketplace, Maps
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    phone, people
    messaging, email
    ie, xbox live
    calendar
    pictures
    music+videos, marketplace
    kindle, local scout (about to unpin)
    lists, notes
    netflix, office
    the ticket (sports station from tune in radio), weather channel
    usa today, weave
    a link to a website, a link to a website
    a link to a website, HTC watch
    engadget, airplane mode
    music playlist, wp7 news

    I have not opened Office or Weave yet. Some of these I just put on there but I don't use them on a regular basis or haven't tried them...yet. I just don't want them to get lost on page 2 and forgotten about.
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    phone/weatherlive
    messaging/newsspot
    pictures
    me/people
    mehdoh/email
    sportsscores/music+video
    calendar
    im+/metrotube
    facebook/xboxlive
    marketplace/alarms
    wi-fi (network dashboard)/internet explorer
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    The main few are:

    Accuweather/Explorer
    Phone/Gmail
    Messaging/Facebook
    Calendar
    Scoremobile/ESPN
    Youtube Pro/Xbox Live
    Maps/Nokia Drive
    Pictures
    Note pad/Wi Fi shortcut
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    I keep things clean and simple:

    [Phone][www.google.com]
    [Music+Videos][Text Me]
    [Calendar]
    [Settings][Alarms]
    [Pictures]
    [homework.doc][xbox live]

    The "Alarms" Tile I especially like. The time of the next alarm is indicated on the tile. I always get paranoid that I have my alarm set on the wrong time.

    My philosophy is if the app doesn't show up without having to scroll down, there isn't that much a point of pinning the app anyways. I considered removing the "Pictures" tile; but kept it simply because it was aesthetically pleasing.
    Last edited by Sentimentgx4; 04-20-2012 at 06:34 PM.
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    [phone] [messaging]
    [linked email] [school email]
    [calendar]
    [weather flow] [alarms]
    [Fuse] [ESPN Scorecenter]
    [Music+Videos] [Maps]
    [Girlfriend] [People]
    [Family Group] [Me]
    [Pictures]
    [IE] [Marketplace]
    [Office] [New Note]
    [Xbox Live] [Wordfeud]
    [Chess by Post] [Armed!]
    [Settings] [Wi-Fi]
    [Starbucks Finder] [PC Remote]
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    Quote Originally Posted by pderosa View Post
    I actually put Settings on mine. Makes turning wifi, bluetooth, etc. on and off easy.
    You should download Network Dashboard asap.
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    We need a screenshot app. Sigh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heavy fluid View Post
    We need a screenshot app. Sigh.
    App? More like a built in feature!
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    Quote Originally Posted by btbam91 View Post
    App? More like a built in feature!
    At this point, I would take either. Every day, my wife rubs it in my face that her iPhone will do it, natively. I had an app on my BlackBerry that I gladly paid for, and would again on this phone in a heartbeat.
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    i actually put my fav albums on there, and the new ones i get, also some of my frequented contacts, and groups, and games i try to get some time in on, i've been keeping a flixster "Avengers" tile on there for the movie, as a reminder...
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    Quote Originally Posted by London Jr View Post
    i actually put my fav albums on there, and the new ones i get, also some of my frequented contacts, and groups, and games i try to get some time in on, i've been keeping a flixster "Avengers" tile on there for the movie, as a reminder...
    That's a pretty good idea, a tile for reminders to try an app or whatever I want to remember, I can put that where my weather tile is, because I don't really need a live update of the weather. I'm usually windows adjacent throughout the day. :P
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