Flip Tile template design guidelines for Windows Phone
September 30, 2013
Applies to: Windows Phone 8 | Windows Phone OS 7.1
In this topic, we’ll cover the flip Tile template in greater detail.
The flip Tile template is modeled after the Windows Phone OS 7.1 Tile template, therefore the same design guidelines apply to Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.1 flip Tiles. If you’re designing a Tile for Windows Phone 7.1, the following flip Tile template guidelines apply.
This topic contains the following sections.
Because the Tile flips at a random interval, we recommend you put your most important info on the front and lighter info on the back.
The following image describes sizing information for the flip Tile template.
For more design resources, see Icon templates for Windows Phone 8.
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.
3 lines at 13
3 lines at 27
For more info about making great looking Tiles, see Tile design guidelines for Windows Phone.