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  1. Kontekst's Avatar
    hey guys, i recently found a live tile creator, for creating tiles that are just on the home screen to look good.
    is there an app that can create live tiles that have different images on both sides, not just image on one, and text on the other? it seems like this is bound to Windows Phone, because i never saw an App on my home screen that had images on both sides. but my phone is unlocked, so maybe there is a homebrew app for that.

    i'm using windows phone 7.8.
    05-16-2013 02:57 PM
  2. peacefulberry's Avatar
    Custom Tiles Maker...ive created several tiles with images on both sides. You have to verify that it works with 7.8.
    05-16-2013 03:07 PM
  3. Kontekst's Avatar
    i got the "custom tiles maker" app, and somehow it won't work at all. it says "step 2: select front picture" so i do. it goes back to the app, shows a white screen for a couple of hours and then i'm back at this settings menu. i believe that under the "select front picture" button there would be a preview of the picture, but it doesn't. if i swipe over to the "preview" page, there is no preview.
    05-16-2013 03:22 PM
  4. peacefulberry's Avatar
    i got the "custom tiles maker" app, and somehow it won't work at all. it says "step 2: select front picture" so i do. it goes back to the app, shows a white screen for a couple of hours and then i'm back at this settings menu. i believe that under the "select front picture" button there would be a preview of the picture, but it doesn't. if i swipe over to the "preview" page, there is no preview.
    That's weird...i make new tiles every few days and I've never seen that...do you have the right version? Custom Tiles Maker is the version for WP 8 and there's another version for WP 7. Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling?
    05-16-2013 04:00 PM
  5. peacefulberry's Avatar
    Update: Try custom tiles rotator. That's the WP 7 version. http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/st...a-f614ffa9c5f0
    05-16-2013 04:04 PM
  6. Kontekst's Avatar
    i'm pretty sure there is a WP 7 Version of Custom Tiles Pro too, it wouldn't install if it's a WP 8 app. i tried out custom tiles rotator though, and it behaves the same. but it seems like this app is just creating a one sided tile and the single image is just changing every x minutes.
    05-16-2013 04:12 PM
  7. peacefulberry's Avatar
    i'm pretty sure there is a WP 7 Version of Custom Tiles Pro too, it wouldn't install if it's a WP 8 app. i tried out custom tiles rotator though, and it behaves the same. but it seems like this app is just creating a one sided tile and the single image is just changing every x minutes.
    I wish I could see what you see so I can help you. I do know that the 2 sided flip tile only works for the medium and large tiles. I believe its called the square and wide tiles.

    When you enter the app, click Simple Tiles. Click square as your size. Select the front image. Check the enable tile back image box. Select the back image. Then click the arrow at the bottom. The tile should automatically pin itself to your start screen. I just verified all of the above steps. It may vary slightly for the rotator version. But try to complete the above steps over again using the tiles maker first then the rotator second and then see if it works.
    05-16-2013 04:24 PM
  8. Kontekst's Avatar
    well, maybe we could skype.
    i tried to follow your instructions, but i didn't found something called "simple tiles". i wasn't sure which app you were talking about, so i looked for this in both, and i didn't find it.
    05-16-2013 04:41 PM
  9. peacefulberry's Avatar
    well, maybe we could skype.
    i tried to follow your instructions, but i didn't found something called "simple tiles". i wasn't sure which app you were talking about, so i looked for this in both, and i didn't find it.
    Its in custom tiles maker. When you launch the app, look at the top. You'll see Tiles, then swipe over and you'll see Lock screen, NFC tags, then back to Tiles. Under Tiles you'll see several options: Simple Tiles, Changing tiles, default shortcuts, text tiles and help. You need to click on the first option: Simple Tiles. Then follow the instructions I wrote above. Can u find it now? :)
    05-16-2013 04:50 PM
  10. Kontekst's Avatar
    guess you're using WP 8 and it's different there. i got the pages "create", "preview" and "action".

    update: here's what i see, maybe this does help you.
    Last edited by Kontekst; 05-16-2013 at 05:22 PM.
    05-16-2013 04:54 PM
  11. peacefulberry's Avatar
    guess you're using WP 8 and it's different there. i got the pages "create", "preview" and "action".
    Thanks for the video. I didn't see you select an image. Did you pick your front image first...then the back image?

    Also are you able to use custom tiles maker, the regular one not the pro?
    05-16-2013 06:00 PM
  12. Kontekst's Avatar
    like i've already said:
    it says "step 2: select front picture" so i do. it goes back to the app, shows a white screen for a couple of hours and then i'm back at this settings menu.
    it's the same way on the regular one and the pro version.
    05-16-2013 06:22 PM
  13. peacefulberry's Avatar
    like i've already said:

    it's the same way on the regular one and the pro version.
    ok, sorry for the misunderstanding. I don't know what else to say. If you say you can't select any pictures. Maybe try contacting the developer. Sorry. :(
    05-16-2013 06:29 PM
  14. peacefulberry's Avatar
    You did click 'Select front picture ' right and it won't let you select a photo?
    05-16-2013 06:31 PM
  15. Kontekst's Avatar
    it does, but it doesn't...process it after i'm done, it just jumps right back like i never selected anything.
    05-16-2013 07:13 PM

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