Can Cycle Tile with Remote Images be created in Windows Phone 8?

Published on October 30, 2013 by abundantcode

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For the Windows Phone developers who are looking for integrating the Tile feature in their Windows Phone Apps might be aware of this cool feature called “CycleTile template”. There are times when the developers may want to use the remote images for the cyclic tiles in their Windows Phone App.

Can Cycle Tile with Remote Images be created in Windows Phone 8?

The Cycle Tile template in Windows Phone requires that the images be local and supports only the local URI. The images has to be within the XAP file (Embedded resources/Content) or the image has to be stored to the isolated storage.

The best way to implement the Cycle Tile with Remote Images is to download the images with some kind of background agent and save them in the isolated storage and use them for the CycleTile

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