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  1. trivishal's Avatar
    It would be great if the start screen in Windows 10 Mobile would have customizability to assign accent colour of your choice to all pinned app tiles with the option of controlling transparency of the tiles. Also, big gaps between each and every adjoining tiles would make easy to navigate between tiles in start screen. That would be a nice customization option in Windows 10 Mobile.
    What do you Windows 10 Mobile Insiders think?
    Last edited by trivishal; 08-23-2015 at 06:19 AM.
    z8er likes this.
    08-23-2015 05:53 AM
  2. gpobernardo's Avatar
    Hmm, I'm not an insider but here's what I think:

    Being able to assign "custom accent colors to all pinned app tiles" with the ability to control the transparency of the tiles is neat; in fact, if I'm not mistaken, I think I've seen leaks or screenshots of this feature in one of the technical builds several months ago - but if I also recall correctly, such a feature has never been confirmed with certainty. But to be accurate, if you instead meant "a custom accent color for all of the pinned app tiles" meaning just one accent color for all, then it'll be nice - but if you meant being able to set a different color for each tile, then that may be contrary to theming. How about being able to theme apps by type instead, e.g. games will be red, office apps will be green, chat apps will be yellow, etc.? This could either add noise or customization, depending on the taste of the user.

    For the gaps between tiles, not sure why there's a need to make it easy to navigate between tiles in the start screen... what's there to navigate to? For me, having big gaps makes the interface less sleek or tight. It doesn't maximize the space; instead of displaying information, the space occupied by the gaps would be "wasted".
    08-23-2015 12:21 PM
  3. trivishal's Avatar
    Hmm, I'm not an insider but here's what I think:

    Being able to assign "custom accent colors to all pinned app tiles" with the ability to control the transparency of the tiles is neat; in fact, if I'm not mistaken, I think I've seen leaks or screenshots of this feature in one of the technical builds several months ago - but if I also recall correctly, such a feature has never been confirmed with certainty. But to be accurate, if you instead meant "a custom accent color for all of the pinned app tiles" meaning just one accent color for all, then it'll be nice - but if you meant being able to set a different color for each tile, then that may be contrary to theming. How about being able to theme apps by type instead, e.g. games will be red, office apps will be green, chat apps will be yellow, etc.? This could either add noise or customization, depending on the taste of the user.
    Your idea for different type apps with different coloured tiles is also great.

    I meant ability to assign different accent colours to each different pinned tiles from settings or within app settings, the default whole transparent or all tiles with same accent colour is boring and uninspiring in Windows 10 mobile.

    It would be awesome to have option for full transparency, assign different colours to each pinned tiles, and assign same accent colour to all tiles in Windows 10 mobile.
    gpobernardo likes this.
    08-23-2015 07:45 PM
  4. oussama ait's Avatar
    I want the same start screen of windows 10 desktop , with icons like android then press start on the corner to bring app drawer + tiles
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    08-23-2015 08:11 PM
  5. trivishal's Avatar
    I want the same start screen of windows 10 desktop , with icons like android then press start on the corner to bring app drawer + tiles
    Then, send suggestion about this in feedback section of Feedback app in Windows 10 mobile technical preview if you use it.
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    08-23-2015 08:45 PM
  6. SPS828's Avatar
    I'm using Windows 10 on my Lumia and there is a transparency slider in Settings.
    08-24-2015 03:21 PM
  7. trivishal's Avatar
    But, I want option to assign different colours of my choice to different pinned tiles in start screen with transparency options, either from settings or from the settings of the app of the pinned tiles, not just one coloured tiles with transparency options.
    08-24-2015 07:44 PM
  8. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    I like the Start Screen how it is now. What I want is:
    More sizes
    Interactivity (I want music controls built into Groove, etc.)
    Something to the left of the Start Screen (I was thinking a hub for messaging, phone, and People would be great there).
    08-24-2015 08:42 PM
  9. trivishal's Avatar
    I like the Start Screen how it is now. What I want is:
    More sizes
    Interactivity (I want music controls built into Groove, etc.)
    Something to the left of the Start Screen (I was thinking a hub for messaging, phone, and People would be great there).
    Then, send feedback about this if you are a Windows Insider for Windows 10 Mobile. I am also sending your this suggestion in feedback.
    08-24-2015 08:55 PM
  10. Zachary Boddy's Avatar
    Then, send feedback about this if you are a Windows Insider for Windows 10 Mobile. I am also sending your this suggestion in feedback.
    It's all been posted. I typically post my feedback the moment I have it then spread it around if someone asks.
    gpobernardo likes this.
    08-25-2015 06:40 AM

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