AppId specifies the AppID of the Windows Store apps that appear as square tiles on the Start screen. The AppId must be the AppUserModelID found in the application's AUMIDs.txt file, which is located in the app package downloaded from the OEM channel partner portal of the Windows® Store.

If the region of the current user account is among those in the Start Tile regional layouts, you can use this setting. For more information, see RegionalOverrides.


The AppId is a string, with a maximum value of 256 characters.

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Applies To

For a list of the Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output shows how to use the <SquareTile7> component.

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			 <AppIdOrPath>C:\programdata\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\desktoptile1.lnk</AppIdOrPath>
			 <AppIdOrPath>C:\programdata\microsoft\windows\start menu\programs\desktoptile3.lnk</AppIdOrPath>

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