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    Like the title says, the app is no longer updating the Lockscreen image.

    I reinstalled the app. It is enabled in the background Tasks. I know the Bing image is one day behind the bing.com homepage, but still it's not updating the lockscreen image.


    It will refresh the lockscreen image as soon as I open the app. It's not updating the live tile either (pinned via the app).


    Anyone else have this issue ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by androidtoWM View Post
    Like the title says, the app is no longer updating the Lockscreen image.

    I reinstalled the app. It is enabled in the background Tasks. I know the Bing image is one day behind the bing.com homepage, but still it's not updating the lockscreen image.


    It will refresh the lockscreen image as soon as I open the app. It's not updating the live tile either (pinned via the app).


    Anyone else have this issue ?
    Its happened to me as well. Many of my live tiles no longer update unless I launch them. I used to think the problem was on the developers but now, with so many apps having the same issue, I no longer think so. I think it is what MS uses as its live tile layer that is faulty. Now you'll get people coming in telling you, they are not having the problem as if to make you think YOU did something wrong. Its a problem I think MS needs to address.
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    I also have this problem it. Aggravates Me to no end
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jazmac View Post
    Its happened to me as well. Many of my live tiles no longer update unless I launch them. I used to think the problem was on the developers but now, with so many apps having the same issue, I no longer think so. I think it is what MS uses as its live tile layer that is faulty. Now you'll get people coming in telling you, they are not having the problem as if to make you think YOU did something wrong. Its a problem I think MS needs to address.
    You still have the problem ? If not, how did you fix it ?

    I reinstalled the app but that didn't help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by unkleknuklefunk View Post
    I also have this problem it. Aggravates Me to no end
    I already contacted the app developer but if it's a MS problem, sadly, there's nothing they could do.
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    I have switched to my Android phone while MS gets this live tile problem fixed. Widgets are the next best thing.
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    Guys, I love WP and have been on WP7 since launch and jumped to WP8 on launch too.

    But sadly and particularly with WP8 something happens that makes your tiles stop working (I have seen numerous triggers for it) mine was leaving my time zone (weird I know) but on two separate occasions after leaving my time zone when I returned to the UK my tiles stopped working and the Bing image would not update either.

    Spent lots of time trying to fix but the only thing that does fix it is a hard reset.
    Your tiles will be as good as new and hard reset is no big deal now you have backup (unless you got loads of save games that is)
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    Quote Originally Posted by flashmaster591 View Post
    Guys, I love WP and have been on WP7 since launch and jumped to WP8 on launch too.

    But sadly and particularly with WP8 something happens that makes your tiles stop working (I have seen numerous triggers for it) mine was leaving my time zone (weird I know) but on two separate occasions after leaving my time zone when I returned to the UK my tiles stopped working and the Bing image would not update either.

    Spent lots of time trying to fix but the only thing that does fix it is a hard reset.
    Your tiles will be as good as new and hard reset is no big deal now you have backup (unless you got loads of save games that is)
    thanks but i dont want to do another hard reset. I did it once and it was a major annoyance getting all of my apps back to the same position (MS backup doesn't restore the previous start screen state) and i dont want to lose some of the apps that have been removed from the store (Geico, BBC News).
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    Quote Originally Posted by androidtoWM View Post
    You still have the problem ? If not, how did you fix it ?

    I reinstalled the app but that didn't help.
    Not fixed yet. I'm not so sure it can be fixed. With so many having the same trouble, I'm ready to say this is a design flaw. Live tiles are great but when it can be brown this easy, its a design flaw. Maybe we can get an app from Nokia that can go in and reset the feature.

    EDIT: Lumia 920.
    Last edited by Jazmac; 06-06-2013 at 10:20 AM.
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    Some people are saying that something is broken at the OS level. If so, then there's nothing wrong with the apps. Perhaps if a developer could chime in...
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    Seems to be working ok for me. I installed the app for the first time yesterday and configured the lock screen to use Bing Daily with the weather overlay. I had the Tibetan Monastery yesterday and this morning, it changed to a night photo of Wembley Stadium.

    Will see what happens tomorrow.

    Live tile updates appear to be quite slow for me, however. I have mine set up to update on an hourly basis - live tile gives me an update time of 18:22, but the current time is 19:53.

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    Last edited by o Aperture o; 06-05-2013 at 02:55 PM.
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    It's working fine for me it updates every day past midnight.
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    Could you guys include your phone model and network in your replies? It might help us figure out where the problem is. I have a Nokia 920 on AT&T and I am not getting live tile updates.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Major View Post
    Could you guys include your phone model and network in your replies? It might help us figure out where the problem is. I have a Nokia 920 on AT&T and I am not getting live tile updates.
    I've the Lumia 920 and i'm on AT&T...it's not happening anymore because i deleted few apps that were shown in the Advanced background tasks section. There's a huge thread in the Windows Phone 8 section talking about this issue (live tiles not updating).

    It's unfortunate that MS is not doing anything to fix this issue.
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    Yep, my lock screen updated again last night. Live tiles are a little slow to update, but they are updating on a regular basis.
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    Quote Originally Posted by o Aperture o View Post
    Yep, my lock screen updated again last night. Live tiles are a little slow to update, but they are updating on a regular basis.
    Good news. How many apps do you have installed and how many have live tiles you actively use?
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    Perhaps with the gdr2 or windows phone 8 blue it'll be fixed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jazmac View Post
    Good news. How many apps do you have installed and how many have live tiles you actively use?
    Just three other live tiles on my home screen - Engadget, WPCentral, Nextgen Reader. Also have WP8 core apps.

    The only background tasks I have enabled are the four apps listed. Everything else is blocked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by o Aperture o View Post
    Just three other live tiles on my home screen - Engadget, WPCentral, Nextgen Reader. Also have WP8 core apps.

    The only background tasks I have enabled are the four apps listed. Everything else is blocked.
    I've tried thinning things down like that and still no love. I keep thinking I could uninstall until I find the culprit but I it takes a while to do that. Not to mention, right around the time I get most apps uninstalled, someone will come up with a solution. lol.
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    Ok. It might be worth setting your lockscreen to be Bing (not Amazing Weather) and seeing if that updates on a daily basis. That's how my phone was set up before installing AWHD and using that for the lock screen.

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    I use the Amazing Weather background and since the latest update I'm finding that the weather is still updating on the lockscreen but the location no longer is.
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    I had the same issue with tiles not updating. I started uninstalling apps one at a time and monitoring the tiles. When I uninstalled amazing weather everything started working again. It is a shame because I love that app. For now though I'm living with the weather channel and my phone works.
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    I'm using a Lumia 928 on Verizon (obviously) and I'm having the same problem. Amazing Weather HD isn't updating its live tile or the start screen and I'm no longer receiving WPCentral toasts or live tile updates. I think my battery app is having the same troubles, as the resolution on the battery life graph has gone down quite a bit since I had these problems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by odin09 View Post
    I had the same issue with tiles not updating. I started uninstalling apps one at a time and monitoring the tiles. When I uninstalled amazing weather everything started working again. It is a shame because I love that app. For now though I'm living with the weather channel and my phone works.
    Quote Originally Posted by dj200 View Post
    I use the Amazing Weather background and since the latest update I'm finding that the weather is still updating on the lockscreen but the location no longer is.
    it's an MS problem and they've acknowledged it on their forums (answers.microsoft.com). They're looking into the issue.
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    Happened to me and yesterday suddenly it cured itself.
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