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  1. rhapdog's Avatar
    This is where you show off, brag, make others jealous and share tips and how to's for your Start Screen and Lock Screen layouts.

    To take a screenshot quickly press the Volume Up & Power buttons at the same time. Screenshots have their own folder inside the Photos App,

    Get your layout pimped and post the results right here...
    11-18-2015 08:37 AM
  2. SunMan's Avatar
    My phone says 'Couldn't take screenshot' when I press volume up and power buttons. Maybe we are all having this issue.
    11-19-2015 08:07 AM
  3. gordonfink's Avatar
    My phone says 'Couldn't take screenshot' when I press volume up and power buttons. Maybe we are all having this issue.
    I've had this on several WP's on occasion. I don't know if there is an easier solution, but I shut down, then turn it back on, and it's good.
    libra89 and aximtreo like this.
    11-19-2015 08:15 AM
  4. Bradleykinz's Avatar
    I had that happen on my 1020 a few times and each time that message popped up, the screenshot still saved. So check your photos to see if the screenshot is there.
    11-19-2015 04:39 PM
  5. SunMan's Avatar
    I've figured it out. It was bc I had no more space on my SD!!! All systems are a go now.
    libra89, aximtreo and RumoredNow like this.
    11-19-2015 10:46 PM
  6. Skyway's Avatar
    I've figured it out. It was bc I had no more space on my SD!!! All systems are a go now.
    So let's see some screenshots!
    11-19-2015 11:13 PM
  7. DaStivi's Avatar
    sorry to be sligthly offtopic, but maybe someone is interessted in a wallpaper i created for my lumia 950 (that i didn't) received yet...
    just can show off my lumia 920 screen that will be the same on my lumia 950 as soon as i get it :)


    11-20-2015 04:07 AM
  8. John M Beauchemin's Avatar
    I've played around for just a bit with a number of photos and settings, and tbh, I prefer it with no photo. There is so much data being displayed in the tiles, and with all the transparancies, putting a photo back there just seems to make everything look too busy for me.

    However, I do like a nice lockscreen photo :)

    11-20-2015 12:21 PM
  9. RumoredNow's Avatar
    Possibly a nice abstract on the Start?

    When I do my wallpapers on phone I usually ask Cortana 2 things and one of them color, then scan the photo results for something to grab...

    Red clouds, golden splash, purple mountains... You get the idea.

    FWIW 8.1 is much the same. Too detailed a pic just gets chopped by all the tile activity. Broad strokes seem to be key.

    Otherwise you would want many blank areas for a busy background to show clear, then you have to scroll down to get to most of your apps. That is another school some favor.
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    11-20-2015 10:04 PM
  10. SunMan's Avatar
    so let's see some screenshots!
    ok here we go boys

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    11-21-2015 12:26 AM
  11. Skyway's Avatar
    ok here we go boys
    Nice! I like your start screen wallpaper, very minimalist.
    11-21-2015 10:46 PM
  12. Loiselle's Avatar
    I've always gone simple. Nothing too busy in terms of a photo background on the Home Screen. I still just use the basic color.

    But here are my Lock and Home Screens.

    11-22-2015 07:41 AM
  13. Jeff Merritt1's Avatar
    11-25-2015 12:56 PM
  14. Celticg's Avatar
    First post! Loving this phone so far. Pretty good battery life and last way longer then my 1020 ever did lol
    11-25-2015 08:07 PM
  15. RumoredNow's Avatar
    FWIW, I think the 950XL people are kicking your butts. http://forums.windowscentral.com/mic...k-screens.html

    Y'all need to get busy.
    11-29-2015 03:03 PM
  16. William Sanderson's Avatar
    My 950 Lock Screen
    Attached Thumbnails wp_ss_20151129_0003.jpg  
    RumoredNow and antiochian2010 like this.
    11-29-2015 05:47 PM
  17. William Sanderson's Avatar
    My Start Screen!

    I need to learn how to combine the shots :)
    Attached Thumbnails wp_ss_20151129_0001.jpg  
    RumoredNow and JmpnJeronimo like this.
    11-29-2015 05:51 PM
  18. dfaris's Avatar
    Does anyone know if we can the lock screen images off the 830 to use on this phone. The samples
    they gave us on this phone does not have a big selection.
    libra89 likes this.
    11-29-2015 09:28 PM
  19. RTGent's Avatar
    Save any photo/image to your phone and then browse for it as you have for the ones you've found. I emailed 1020 images to my 950 on day 1 to use for my lock and start screens.
    libra89 likes this.
    11-29-2015 10:35 PM
  20. John M Beauchemin's Avatar
    Here's my current layout, but this seems to change on an hourly basis :P

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    11-30-2015 01:28 AM
  21. antiochian2010's Avatar
    11-30-2015 06:25 AM
  22. uselessrobot's Avatar
    Here's mine:
    12-01-2015 10:13 AM
  23. Joel S.'s Avatar
    12-01-2015 12:59 PM
  24. queentut16's Avatar
    My first pass setup for start & lock screen (credit James Hance for the lockscreen art, he's my favorite :)
    Start screen is a tad busy, but I know where everything is. Might go back to 3 tiles wide, but this is growing on me.

    RumoredNow and libra89 like this.
    12-01-2015 06:10 PM
  25. richwolf's Avatar
    My photo from Boulder Colorado...

    Last edited by richwolf; 12-01-2015 at 10:31 PM. Reason: add start screen
    RumoredNow and libra89 like this.
    12-01-2015 09:40 PM
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