Cycle Tile template design guidelines for Windows Phone

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

In this topic, we’ll cover the cycle Tile template in greater detail.


If you’re designing a Tile for Windows Phone 7.1, see Flip Tile template design guidelines for Windows Phone.

This topic contains the following sections.

Cycle Tile design guidelines

The following image describes sizing information for the cycle Tile template.

For more design resources, see Icon templates for Windows Phone 8.

Cycle Tile character count info

All character counts are approximations because Segoe WP isn’t a fixed-width font. No lines wrap on their own; you’ll have to program your own line breaks.

Tile size








For more info about making great looking Tiles, see Tile design guidelines for Windows Phone.

Creating and updating a cycle Tile

For more info about creating and updating cycle Tiles, see Cycle Tile template for Windows Phone 8.