You saw how to specify the background image of an application tile using push notification. There is, however, an alternative approach that lets you set the background image to a remote URI without using push notification, eliminating the need for a cloud service to issue tile notifications.
By using the
ShellTileSchedule class the phone can be directed to periodically download an image from a remote server.
To create a schedule for a tile update, create a new instance of the
ShellTileSchedule class and set the
RemoteImageUri property, as shown in the following example:
string url = "http://www.example.com/ImageName.png";ShellTileSchedule schedule = new ShellTileSchedule ...