Gold Weather Help

Gold Weather Australia for Windows Phone Help

Adding a New Location

  • From the Locations (main) screen, tap the Add (+) button.
  • Select the station to add:
    • Use Nearest (if location available): Adds a “virtual” station that will always update to the closest BOM station available depending on the device location (sometimes referred to as “Follow-me”)
    • Nearby Locations (if location available): Displays a list of nearby locations listed from closest to furthest.
    • Select by State: Select the state by tapping “choose item”: an alphabetic list of BOM stations in the state is listed (scroll to see all stations).
  • Once a station is selected it will be added to the Locations list.
  • Locations are listed alphabetically
  • Scroll (swipe) up/down to view all stations (if required)

Removing a Location

To remove a station from the Locations list:

  • Long press the station tile in the Locations list
  • Select “Remove “ from the pop-up menu

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Add Live Tile

To display station information on the app tile:

  • Add the required station to the Locations list
  • Long press the location tile in the Locations list
  • Select “Display on tile” – an asterisk (*) will appear next to the station name to indicate it is used for the live tile.


  • The live tile will update approximately every 30 to 60 minutes.
  • The actual frequency is controlled by the Windows Phone operating system.

Station Details

Tap a station on the Locations list to open the station details page. Scroll up/down on the station details to view all available information. Tap the refresh icon to update the station data if required.



Where available, a radar icon will be displayed below the weather icon.  Tap on it to open the nearest radar loop.

History & Graph

Tap the menu icon to select either station history or graph for the last 24 hours (where available).  Note that the graph may take a few moments to load from the remote server.


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