WideTile3 specifies which application appears as a wide tile on the Start menu, in position WideTile3. This position may vary based on the screen size, resolution, and DPI of the target Windows® 8 PC.

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.

Child Elements


Specifies the Windows Store apps appearing on wide tiles on the Start screen.


Specifies the background task that is active, or live, by default for the tile.

Valid Configuration Passes




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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 <WideTile3> component.

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