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  1. Craddman

    Craddman New Member

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    Good day all. Just got my Surface Pro 2 & I'm playing with it. I created a folder and pinned it to the Start screen. My question is: can I apply a picture to that tile on my Start screen (other than the "new folder" icon)? I did that with the picture folder and the lock screen but can't seem to find a way to apply an image to a new tile on the Start screen (other than the pictures folder). Any assistance is appreciated.
     
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    leeshor Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum

    Do a Google search for "folder icons". The answer is yes you can.
     
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    Fixed that for ya there...
     
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    Not sure I made myself clear. I understand you can change the icon by going to properties > customize > change icon - but I was hoping to lock a picture to that "tile" on the start screen like you can for the pictures tile. Is that what you're referring to?
     
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    Look for a Tile Creator in the Store....I believe there a couple of them, never used them personally....
     
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    I use OblyTile. It's free and just what Windows 8 start screen needs. Made all custom icons for everything.
     
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    Thanks all!
     

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