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  1. Bruno Arphenia's Avatar
    n43c.png

    Background with Windows 8.1 Themes.
    02-25-2014 09:52 PM
  2. poiman's Avatar
    Yes we do! That looks fantastic! For me, such a simple looking and clean wallpaper like that makes the hole OS look so much better and modern than the black or white ones. I'm starting to be really worried about this feature not coming on WP8.1 because none of our credible sources are talking about this. All that is being mentioned are those fugly skinned tiles and let's be honest, those suck! They are ugly and make the OS less intuitive. This is what we want and this is what we need: an option to set or chose a clean and beautiful walpaper that isn't black or white!


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    02-25-2014 09:58 PM
  3. Al_2's Avatar
    So clean and simple, yet what a difference it makes.

    I'm not hopeful we'll get this but I sure hope we do!
    02-26-2014 02:19 AM
  4. N_LaRUE's Avatar
    How many threads are we going to have on backgrounds? They said they're coming so lets see what's coming.

    Here's a thread already in this forum. http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...d-options.html
    michaelreid722 likes this.
    02-26-2014 02:54 AM
  5. pranayhotkar's Avatar
    Omg omg ...we obviously need that....that is freakin' awesome.just imagine all the win8 startscreen backgrounds on wp8.1 startscreen.That would look hot.
    02-26-2014 03:35 AM
  6. k0de's Avatar
    There is a nice app for that already.

    Check out "Shining Themes" for Windows Phone http://www.windowsphone.com/s?appid=...e-3220aa8d5aac
    Himanshu Chowdhary likes this.
    02-26-2014 03:44 AM
  7. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    There is a nice app for that already.

    Check out "Shining Themes" for Windows Phone Shining Themes | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)
    Nope - not the same.

    It messes up how tiles look. OP is trying to suggest the background - notice something instead of black or white? Yeah that..
    02-26-2014 08:08 AM
  8. TheJoester09's Avatar
    In a different thread I argued against backgrounds because I didn't think it would make a difference with such little whitespace, but wow...this proved me wrong.
    02-26-2014 08:34 AM
  9. raphok's Avatar
    i want this (my old concept)



    but more polished
    Last edited by raphok; 02-26-2014 at 10:28 AM.
    02-26-2014 10:08 AM
  10. Zapella Tiago's Avatar
    oh ... a little robot there! haha

    Sorry.
    Jan Tomsic likes this.
    02-26-2014 10:16 AM
  11. radmanvr's Avatar
    What I would like to see is when I turn on my phone an Android (Green Robot guy) jumps out of a Window and dies. (a window that is the logo of windows)
    Zapella Tiago likes this.
    02-26-2014 10:17 AM
  12. poiman's Avatar
    What about something very clean like these? imageuploadedbywpcentral-forums1393438766.372495.jpgimageuploadedbywpcentral-forums1393438778.500997.jpg


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    02-26-2014 12:19 PM
  13. rockstarzzz's Avatar
    The best one would be - Bing image of the day. Changes every day!
    02-26-2014 01:01 PM
  14. poiman's Avatar
    Bing images usually have many details, like animals or landscapes, which would make the start screen look like a huge mess with the live tiles having their own images and flipping. Wallpapers on WP8.1 should be really clean so that you won't lose fuccus when you are looking at/for a live tile.


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    02-26-2014 01:09 PM
  15. LTTG's Avatar
    That looks totally AWESOME!!! I really hope it comes with WP8.1...
    02-26-2014 01:39 PM
  16. Moiz Mian's Avatar
    Yea, I think Bing images might have too many colors and clash with the live tiles (since they are real pictures), that's why I like the idea of premade backgrounds akin to W8.1 since they are designed to minimize number of colors and match. Also, if they synced with the background on your w8.1 microsoft account, that would be even better!
    02-26-2014 03:00 PM
  17. poiman's Avatar
    Yes, choosing from a list of pre-included wallpapers would be better in my opinion.


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    02-26-2014 03:08 PM
  18. fl_x's Avatar
    i want this (my old concept)
    http://i.imgur.com/wdnD1du.jpg
    but more polished
    that would be a nice touch :)

    What about something very clean like these?
    Enviado do meu iPad usando o WPCentral Forums
    haha, in what universe is pile of a mess "clean"? ;D
    02-26-2014 03:16 PM
  19. lovenokia's Avatar
    I would not mind any of that

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    02-26-2014 03:20 PM
  20. poiman's Avatar
    that would be a nice touch :)



    haha, in what universe is pile of a mess "clean"? ;D
    The tiles arrangement is not clean at all, I know. But when I said clean, I was talking about the clean wallpapers.


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    02-26-2014 03:25 PM
  21. Squachy's Avatar
    Give the tiles a white border and I think we got something
    02-27-2014 02:12 AM
  22. Sebastianx's Avatar
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    Background with Windows 8.1 Themes.
    Why are we not funding this? :))
    Jan Tomsic likes this.
    02-27-2014 04:24 AM
  23. Games Goblin's Avatar
    Another thing we need to have is themes like Windows 8 - i.e. a theme file would be a background image (or multiple ones shuffling at intervals) + custom tile color (preferably with option to set light gradients for tile color in addition to solid tile color)

    Such themes should be made available in a seperate 'themes' section in the WP store

    Of course, a desktop app should be released with which anyone can easily make wp8 theme files and send to their phones.
    02-27-2014 04:52 AM
  24. vish2801's Avatar
    You can change background in WP 8.1, I guess it's already confirmed, no ??
    02-27-2014 05:05 AM
  25. weesals's Avatar
    Themes would be great! I'd really like to see custom tile colours too, so that they can be made more cohesive, instead of having some arbitrarily green ones.
    02-27-2014 07:01 AM
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