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[W8.1]Issue on secondary tile in windows store apps? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have created secondary tiles in my application, while uninstall application cleared secondary tiles also its fine. But the problem is secondary tiles are restore while reinstall my application. 

    I am unable to find issue. Please help me anyone how to resolve issue.


    Siva Varri

    Thread response from msdn

    Friday, May 15, 2015 5:37 AM


  • Hi Siva,

    I can reproduce this scenario using visual studio to deploy on my local computer. But I do not think it is a secondary tiles issue. It’s a system behavior to provide consistent and efficient way to launch directly into the parent app. Users can remove secondary tiles at any time if they want.

    We developer can also unpin the secondary tiles, but need user to click button to agree remove tiles from start screen. Try the following code snippet.

    SecondaryTile tile = (await SecondaryTile.FindAllAsync()).FirstOrDefault((t) => t.TileId == "your tile's ID");
    if (tile != null) await tile.RequestDeleteAsync();

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    Monday, May 18, 2015 5:15 AM