How to put my app on the lockscreen


  •    I want to make an app which likes a mail app. So, I want to know how to put my icon to the lockScreen, and how to update the number which tells user there is how many new mails for him.

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011 11:22 AM


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  • Hi NM,

    There are a few steps to take including setting this in your manifest, then selecting this as your Lock Screen app.  This sample has this functionality: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/windowsapps/Advanced-Tiles-Sample-1995ac42


    Jeff Sanders (MSFT)
    • Marked as answer by NMG1852951 Thursday, December 8, 2011 4:26 AM
    Wednesday, December 7, 2011 7:52 PM
  •     Thanks for your Help. I have get what I want.

        To show my badge on the lockscreen, I need to do three thing:

        First, set badge logo and lockscreen notifications in the manifest file.

        Second, add the app to the lockscreen by personalize in control panel.

        Third, update the badge with API: BadgeUpdateManager and BadgeNotification.

    Thursday, December 8, 2011 4:25 AM