WideTiles defines the default Microsoft Store apps to appear as wide tiles on the Start screen.
To use this setting you must include the
AppId is the
AppUserModelID found in the application's AUMIDs.txt file, which is located in the app package downloaded from the OEM channel partner portal of the Microsoft Store. You can also include the
FirstRunTask setting to set a background task to run for each app tile on the Start screen that you want to be active, or live, by default.
If you skip a setting, Windows will rearrange the flow of your app tiles around the position of that setting on the Start screen. The flow rearrangement is based on columns and is designed to eliminate gaps. This position may vary based on the screen size, resolution, and DPI of the PC. For more information about these settings, see the associated StartTiles settings topics.
|WideTile1||Specifies the application that appears on the Start menu, in position WideTile1.|
|WideTile2||Specifies the application that appears on the Start menu, in position WideTile2.|
|WideTile3||Specifies the application that appears on the Start menu, in position WideTile3.|
|WideTile4||Specifies the application that appears on the Start menu, in position WideTile4.|
|WideTile5||Specifies the application that appears on the Start menu, in position WideTile5.|
|WideTile6||Specifies the application that appears on the Start menu, in position WideTile6.|
Valid Configuration Passes
For a list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.
The following XML output shows how to use the
<WideTiles> component and its settings.
<WideTiles> <WideTile1> <AppId>12345ChannelFabrikam.channel-ABC_defghij6789!App</AppId> <FirstRunTask>backgroundtask.js</FirstRunTask> </WideTile1> <WideTile2> <AppId>34567ChannelFabrikam.channel-DEF_012ghijk345!App</AppId> <FirstRunTask>Fabrikam.FirstRunTask</FirstRunTask> </WideTile2> <WideTile3> <AppId>56789ChannelFabrikam.channel-GHI_67890jklmno!App</AppId> </WideTile3> </WideTiles>