Lock screen for Windows Phone 8

May 10, 2014

Applies to: Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 only

Your app can become a provider for the background image of the phone, and also for the notifications area, which includes the app icon, app count, and app text.

Lock Screen

A Windows Phone user can choose to use an app for its lock screen background image provider. For more info about how to integrate your app with this Windows Phone 8 feature, see Lock screen background for Windows Phone 8.

Lock Screen Background Area

A user can choose to customize the notifications area of the lock screen using your app. The info that appears in the notifications area is based on your app's default Tile. For more info about how to integrate your app with this Windows Phone 8 feature, see Lock screen notifications for Windows Phone 8.

Lock Screen Notifications Area

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