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  1. Sir William Wiener's Avatar
    I find myself tweaking my start screen a lot from tile size to the background pics to the accent colors every now and then, until I find a happy medium between good looks and functionality.

    How about you guys, how often do you change the way your start screen looks?
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    05-06-2014 02:47 PM
  2. SSgt Bruskowiz's Avatar
    Tilelayout almost never changes....wallpaper only when I see something nice...and like to create my own wallpapers.
    05-06-2014 02:59 PM
  3. Will6371's Avatar
    Tilelayout almost never changes....wallpaper only when I see something nice...and like to create my own wallpapers.
    Same as me, I like my tiles where they are but my start background changes a lot but it was the same before 8.1
    05-06-2014 03:47 PM
  4. SpaceyO's Avatar
    I change the background pic every day, the accent colors I've changed twice since WP8.1 came out (I went a year with the same color before 8.1)

    I enjoy hunting down new backgrounds, or using a pic of my own...it's become a daily ritual for me.
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    05-06-2014 03:53 PM
  5. bkeran's Avatar
    I change the accent and background around once per week. I rarely change the tile positions anymore because I've found a slick and functional medium.
    I change it because it keeps me thinking "Woah looking good" every time I look at it.
    05-06-2014 07:42 PM
  6. Guytronic's Avatar
    How Often Do You Change Your Start Screen Background & Accent Colors?
    Every once in a while.
    Not too often...
    Heck, I really dunno...
    05-06-2014 07:55 PM
  7. anon(7900571)'s Avatar
    my girlfriend decides if my start screen needs a new fresh layout
    05-06-2014 09:06 PM
  8. Jazmac's Avatar
    Start screen is changed daily because I use Bing. Accent colors pretty much never.
    05-06-2014 09:11 PM
  9. WavingReds's Avatar
    Not often
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    05-06-2014 09:15 PM
  10. Guytronic's Avatar
    K
    I changed colors and the background.
    I don't know why I did it.
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    05-06-2014 11:01 PM
  11. anon(7900571)'s Avatar
    K
    I changed colors and the background.
    I don't know why I did it.
    post your startcsreen
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    05-06-2014 11:07 PM
  12. Guytronic's Avatar
    post your startcsreen
    K
    It's kind of crappy...
    Ummm where do post it?
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    05-06-2014 11:15 PM
  13. anon(7900571)'s Avatar
    K
    It's kind of crappy...
    Ummm where do post it?
    you can post it here in this thread :p
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    05-06-2014 11:16 PM
  14. Ashish Saraf1's Avatar
    I do not change the layout but keep trying different wallpapers..

    Currently I have NOKIA BLUE as my accent colour !
    05-06-2014 11:44 PM
  15. spizzlee's Avatar
    I finally settled on color, layout and background. Took me forever lol. I'll change my background every now and then, for now I like this. wp_ss_20140506_0007.jpg
    05-06-2014 11:54 PM
  16. jomarr's Avatar
    Try different wallpapers but the tile arrangement almost never.
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    05-06-2014 11:58 PM
  17. SSgt Bruskowiz's Avatar
    I play a lot with paint.net and love to toy around with gradient colors and grayscale pics
    Guytronic likes this.
    05-08-2014 08:32 AM
  18. mortici's Avatar
    Accent color daily, background not so much. Haven't found a WP worth it yet. Just wish there was more accent colors to choose from.
    05-08-2014 08:59 AM
  19. Narathan's Avatar
    Still making daily changes to the wallpaper because its hard to find a good background that isn't too busy for my tiles and their info. Considering opening Photoshop and just make something there with the right brightness and contrast.

    Then again, it usually changes depending on where I go, which color shell I use (yellow/orange/white - Lumia 1320) and accent color is magenta. Don't know why, it just fits so well.
    Sir William Wiener likes this.
    05-08-2014 09:43 AM
  20. SSgt Bruskowiz's Avatar
    Still making daily changes to the wallpaper because its hard to find a good background that isn't too busy for my tiles and their info. Considering opening Photoshop and just make something there with the right brightness and contrast.

    Then again, it usually changes depending on where I go, which color shell I use (yellow/orange/white - Lumia 1320) and accent color is magenta. Don't know why, it just fits so well.
    i use mostly single color or twotone with some gradiŽnt.
    Here some of the wallpapers i use.

    Last edited by SSgt Bruskowiz; 05-08-2014 at 02:44 PM.
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    05-08-2014 01:55 PM
  21. Sir William Wiener's Avatar
    Accent color daily, background not so much. Haven't found a WP worth it yet. Just wish there was more accent colors to choose from.
    Isn't there a custom accent color app now?
    05-08-2014 04:19 PM
  22. SSgt Bruskowiz's Avatar
    Not at the moment :|
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    05-09-2014 08:19 AM
  23. Will6371's Avatar
    Isn't there a custom accent color app now?
    Yes there is, it is called "any tile colour"
    05-09-2014 12:22 PM
  24. exyaized's Avatar
    I play a lot with paint.net and love to toy around with gradient colors and grayscale pics
    That sounds like you could be interrested in trying my app "Background Designer". ;-)

    Would be nice to hear some feedback in following thread:
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/dev...-1-wp-8-a.html


    @ topic
    I change my background ones a week. Accent color depends on main color of the background.
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    05-09-2014 12:49 PM
  25. thephiri2point1's Avatar
    I change my start screen and lock screen about 4 times a week because I get tired of looking at the same picture after about 2 days . Accent color rarely ever changes
    05-09-2014 01:05 PM
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