Windows Phone 8 has a feature that allows you to make your smartphone more personal by customizing your Live Tiles. It allows you to customize the screen the way you like it. You can move tiles by pressing them for a while and moving them around on the screen. You can also change the size of the tiles depending on your preference. To customize Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles, follow the steps below:
Customize Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles
STEP 1: Press and hold on the tile you want to modify.
STEP 2: Once you see an arrow symbol on the corner of the tile, you can either make the tile smaller or larger depending on the direction of the arrow.
NOTE: There are tiles that can only be small and medium, like the Settings tile.
- If the arrow symbol is similar to the image below, tap it to make the tile smaller.
NOTE: Making the tile smaller is good for categories that are less important but still need to be on the home screen, for example Games.
- If the arrow symbol is similar to the image below, tap it to make the tile larger.
STEP 3: If you want to remove a tile from the home screen, press and hold the tile.
STEP 4: Once the pin icon appears, tap it to remove the tile.