We all want to know what the weather is up to. So we explain how to set up the weather tile on the Start Screen
We all love talking about the weather and the Weather app keeps you up to date.
When you click on the Weather tile for the first time, Windows will ask if you want to turn on location services. We're going to allow it, but as we don't have GPS in our computer, it will attempt to work out our location using our internet address. This is fairly reliable but if it doesn't get it right it's easy to change.
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First lets take a quick look at the information on offer. We have a summary of the weather for the next few days. If you prefer your temperature in Celsuis, right-click and then click on Change to Celsius
Scroll to the right to see an hourly forecast, forecast maps to view and historical weather information.
You can keep an eye on the weather in several different places, you may have noticed our tile switching between several locations. It is easy to manage these locations and change the default.
Right-click on the App and then click on Place. Click on the plus icon to add a new location. Type the name of the place you want the weather for and press Enter.
Click on the correct result and it will be added to your list. Click on this place to switch the weather information display to it.
To change the default setting right-click on the app and then Places. Right-click on the new place and then click on Set as default at the bottom. You can see that the new place has moved to the top and has a little home icon to show that it is now the default.
This menu can also be used to remove a place.
To see the weather acroos the world, right-click in the app and click on World Weather.
Click to zoom into an area and click on a place to see more details.
To quickly add this place to your list of favourites, right-click on it and then click on Add.
If you click on the Pin to Start button a new tile is created for this place on your Start Screen.
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