Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile template

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

The key difference between Windows Phone OS 7.1 and Windows Phone 8 Tiles is that Windows Phone OS 7.1 offers only one Tile template. This template is called TileTemplate5, and maps to the flip template in Windows Phone 8. TileTemplate5 is only available in one size, which maps to the medium size in Windows Phone 8.

Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile properties

The following image shows the API name associated with each aspect of the Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile template.

Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile sizing info

The following image describes sizing info for the Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile template.

Designing a Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile

For more info about how to design a great looking Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile, see Flip Tile template design guidelines for Windows Phone.

Creating or updating a Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile

For more info about how to create, update or delete Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tiles, see How to create, delete, and update Tiles for Windows Phone OS 7.1.

See Also

Other Resources

Tiles for Windows Phone 8