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I am not a mobile app developer, but we do feature responsive design in our website which works very well on my Nokia Lumia. So if I were to make an app that only contains a fullscreen WebView component that loads the website, would that app be approved to get on the store?

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    It would have to be approved, but why would you want to create a 'fake' app? – Neil Turner Jul 28 '14 at 19:57
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Microsoft itself has published apps that are only a wrapper for a responsive website. It is a common practice and not against the rules, in fact there is a how-to article showing how to do this.

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  • Does that mean I am pretty much guaranteed that it will get approved? – Digital Ninja Jul 28 '14 at 22:49
  • @ImNotMike It doesn't mean that it is guaranteed, but the simpler your app is, the better chance you won't fail. – caschw Jul 29 '14 at 1:57

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