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  1. Nischi85's Avatar
    Hi dear developers!

    I've been meaning to develop a WP app for a while now. Been reading up on different guides and important things to consider as it will be my first app development.

    But I have not been successful in finding out if live-tiles can act as a button.
    Does anyone know here if such a thing is possible? I imagine somethling like a flashlight app which could be turned on simply with the touch of the live-tile button rather than launching an app and then pushing a button.

    Thanks for taking your time

    Last edited by Nischi85; 04-22-2013 at 09:49 AM.
    04-22-2013 09:38 AM
  2. daveh101's Avatar
    Basically, the live tile can only open the app.

    However, you can pin secondary tiles to the start screen from within the app. On loading the app from the press of a secondary tile you can choose to navigate to a specific page (or start some functionality).

    For example, Lets say you wanted a user to be able to press a tile that would allow them to put the phone into flight mode, you would navigate your app to a special 'launcher' page that would just run the command to open the specified settings page.
    04-28-2013 03:07 PM

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