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Windows Phone 8 Start Screen on My Nokia Lumia 710

Recently, Microsoft had announced some interesting features of Windows Phone 8 that will be released later this year.

If you are one of the existing Windows Phone user and can’t wait to try the new Windows Phone 8 start screen, there is an app that lets you try the UI similar to Windows Phone 8 start screen.

The App name is W Phone 8.

W Phone 8 is a Windows Phone App that simulates the Windows Phone 8 Start Screen. Some of the features of the W Phone 8 are

  • You will be able to resize the Tiles by tap and holding until the arrow for resizing appears like Windows Phone 8.
  • You will be able to install new apps with the Marketplace tile.
  • Change the Theme / Accent color of the Tiles within the W Phone 8 App.

Below is a screenshot of the App on my Windows Phone (Nokia Lumia 710).

Windows Phone 8 Start Screen 1

This is just a simulation app just for fun 🙂

You can try the App by downloading it from the Windows Phone Marketplace

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.