Microsoft Band 2 tile

Don't want to miss the latest headlines from Windows Central? Install the Windows Central tile on your Microsoft Band 2! You'll be able to browse our headlines on your Band 2, so you only need to take your phone out of the pocket when you want to read a full article. Setting it up is easy. We'll show you how.

  1. On your phone, open this link from the web browser
  2. The Microsoft Health app opens and asks if you want to add the Windows Central tile.
  3. Tap the checkmark at the bottom.
  4. To confirm the tile has been installed, go to Manage Tiles on the Microsoft Health app and see if is in the list.

Windows Central Band Tile

That's it! You'll see the Window Central tile on the Microsoft Band 2. Tapping it shows the eight most recent articles from the site.

Microsoft Band 2

This is possible due to Web Tiles, which was announced by Microsoft in July. Web tiles allow developers to quickly create simple Band apps using RSS feeds.

Are you adding the Windows Central tile to your Band 2? Let us know in the comments! And by the way, the Windows Central universal app is still being worked on. We're very excited and can't wait to share it with you as soon as it's ready.

Add Windows Central tile to Microsoft Band 2

Note: If the link above is giving you an error, type this into your phone's web browser