Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video What is the iconic tile?, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
The Iconic Tile displays an icon on the front of the Tile, on top of the phone's …selected accent color. This Tile can be displayed at one of …three sizes. When it is in a small format, it will …display a small icon. It will display as a number to the right …of the icon. Pushing the icon over to the left automatically. …If the Tile is expanded to the medium or default size, the title of the icon will …appear at the bottom, and a larger version of the icon will display with a …notification count displayed on the right.…
When expanded to the wide format, the Tile changes considerably. …The small icon is now used in the lower right-hand corner, and the notification …count is now located next to that. The title is still displayed in the lower …left-hand corner, but now there are three lines of text that are available at two …different sizes to display at the top. One unique thing about the Iconic Tile is …that it only has one side. There is no back side to the Iconic Tile. …
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