DefaultTile (package schema for Windows 8)
The default tile that represents your app on the Start screen. The icons specified here are displayed when your app is not showing tile notifications. To dynamically change the appearance of your tile and display relevant live content, see Send a local tile notification.
<DefaultTile WideLogo? = A string between 1 and 256 characters in length that ends with ".jpg", ".png", or ".jpeg" that can't contain these characters: <, >, :, %, ", |, ?, or *. In this string, the / and \ characters can't be the first or last characters. Also, the string can contain / or \ but not both. ShortName? = A string between 1 and 40 characters in length. ShowName? = "allLogos" | "noLogos" | "logoOnly" | "wideLogoOnly" />
? optional (zero or one)
Attributes and Elements
|Attribute||Description||Data type||Required||Default value|
A short name for the app that is displayed directly on the tile. This string is localizable; see Remarks for details.
|A string between 1 and 40 characters in length.||No|
The tile sizes, as expressed by their logo size, that should display the app's display name.
This attribute can have one of the following values:
A wide version of the logo image. This image is displayed when the tile is displayed in its wide format. If this image is not provided, the tile can only display in the square format and cannot accept notifications based on wide template types . The user has the ultimate choice as to which format the tile uses, so it is a best practice to include a wide logo image. If a wide logo image is provided, the tile will be shown initially in its wide format. For more info about required logo dimensions, see Tile sizes.
For more info about how to specify the image in this attribute, see Remarks.
|A string between 1 and 256 characters in length that ends with ".jpg", ".png", or ".jpeg" that can't contain these characters: <, >, :, %, ", |, ?, or *. In this string, the / and \ characters can't be the first or last characters. Also, the string can contain / or \ but not both.||No|
Describes the visual aspects of the UWP app: its default tile, logo images, text and background colors, initial screen orientation, splash screen, and lock screen tile appearance.
For more info on tile dimension requirements, see Tile sizes.
WideLogo image can be given as either a direct path to an image file or as a resource. By using a resource reference, you can supply images of different scales so that Windows can choose the best size for the device and screen resolution. You can also supply high contrast images for accessibility and localized images to match different UI languages. This feature also allows you to localize the ShortName attribute. For more info, see the Globalization topic.
Size requirements of a wide logo image are shown here:
Image attribute Scale Image size in pixels Applications\Application\VisualElements\DefaultTile\@WideLogo 100 310x150 140 434x210 180 558x270
Quickstart: Creating a default tile using the Visual Studio manifest editor
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