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How to start developing WP8 apps for free? [closed]

I want to start writing apps for Windows Phone 8 and above. I went then to their website and wanted to register a developer account. But my options are to register as an Individual ($19) and as a ...
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What if some app change its requirements after I already downloaded it?

I just wonderer what could possible happen in this case: I go to app store I check for an app that just change my lock screen. I check that this app just requires photos lib and data services. I ...
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Nokia Lumia 610 Windows Live ID

I have tried to sign in with Windows Live ID but it didn't confirm as it's okay or not. Also, I want to install applications but I can't. Why is this? I'm using a Nokia Lumia 610.
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can't access beta app in store although my account is a tester account

i added a windows phone application as a beta app in store and add my email address as a beta tester . after app status changed to published i go to dashboard->myApp->Details>Link to the ...
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What is the difference between Windows Store app, W. Phone app and W. Phone Silverlight app [closed]

I am new to this environment but I got confused a bit, when I see these 3 kind of apps. I assumes that Windows Store App is an app that goes on the market place, but also the WP app does that ... and ...
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Why do I still get the buy button instead of the share one after buying an App?

I use Nextgen Reader on my Windows 8.1 Pro (Update 1) desktop and on my Windows Phone 8.1 (release 8.10.12393.890) Lumia 620 phone. I bought the App today from the desktop. If I check on the store I ...
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Is it possible to have recommended apps for corporate phones?

We have a lot of Windows Phone devices as our corporate company mobiles - is there any way to set them up so that we can have our own "recommended apps" type of section in the market place (much like ...
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Instagram official app

Is there a definite way to get the OFFICIAL Instagram app not the unofficial app on Windows 10 Mobile? Because in the Microsoft store all I find is the unofficial one and I can get it on my Windows 10 ...
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Windows Phone apps crash on startup

Sometimes apps on my Lumia 650 will crash when started. Restarting the phone does not help, neither is it a problem with installing it on the SD card etc. Most of the time a reinstall cycle will work, ...
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Whatsapp is not installing on Lumia 535

I am using Lumia 535 OS Windows 8.1. Facing problem when installing the Whatsapp. It is showing "Attention required, tap here" as I tap there, showing as "we are having trouble connecting to the Store ...
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How to suppress Windows 8.1's resistance to download app over cellular data network?

I have disabled get apps over wifi only in Store settings of my Windows 8.1 device. Still, when I try to install an app that is just 118 MB in size over Cellular network, I get a message that the app ...
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Force uninstall an app?

Is there any way to force an app on the SD card to be uninstalled? I cannot open one of the apps on my phone (Swarm). When I hold on to it and select Uninstall, nothing happens. It no longer shows ...
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App Rating and Review not showing

I am new to the Windows platform, I have created and uploaded a Windows Phone application Create Todo It shows up in the store and all, but I am unable to see the user reviews and ratings (Few of my ...
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Can't open photos, use store on my htc 8s

Im not being able to view any of my clicked photos on my device or the pre loaded ones either. It just shows blank thumbnails when i open my cameraroll section. When I connect my phone to the pc, it ...
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Marketplace error d000f001

I am using a Nokia Lumia 610 running Windows Phone 7.8 and I can't download apps from the marketplace. I get an error saying "We can't complete your request now try again later". Then it shows error ...
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Why can't I reinstall formerly purchased App (Mindapp)?

I found that the app "Mindapp" disappeared from the Windows store and my library. On iphone/ipad I am used to that I can still reinstall an App even if the App gets deleted from the store. The app is ...
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Windows 10 store is acting strnage

Everything was fine till yesterday, when out of the blue, the store doesn't work properly. Here is the problem: The store doesn't open full page of apps. rarely it does, but most of the time, I ...
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How to back up an app which is no longer on store? [duplicate]

Calc Pro, a basic MATLAB programming app, I had installed on my phone a couple of months ago. Now it is not available in store as I receive error message code 1 when I tap on the app in My Library in ...
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Unable to install extras & info…Error codes: 0x80070002 and 0x80070003

I am all updated but cannot install "Extras & info". It starts downloading and download till full 9.68MB then gives following error msg. Is this a bug ? as I have been suffering from this problem ...
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Windows Store My Family issue [duplicate]

I've had a windows phone for nearly a year, and in all this time haven't been able to get the app store to work. It always says my family needs updating, despite me being registered on there as an ...
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How to remove credit card

My brother bought a Microsoft Lumia 435 and wanted to buy an app. Since he is too young for his own credit card, we used mine. Now he had this app, but I want to make sure, that he will not buy ...
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Unable to download township game on Lumia 640 XL LTE

I am unable to download township game & few other games on 640 Xl LTE. Tried changing wifi, setting date time manually, syncing microsoft account but no use. It shows pending or stops midway.
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Cannot install Asphalt 8 from the Store

When I type "Asphalt 8" in the Windows Phone Store, only "Asphalt Hack" is returned, not the game. When I clicked on a link for Asphalt 8 from the website, it took me to the store, but displayed an ...
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Cannot download apps on Lumia 630

My Lumia 630 running Windows Phone 8.1 is trying to prevent me from downloading any apps. I have signed into my Outlook account but nothing is working at all. I am told that if I want to download I ...
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Does Microsoft release devices at a special date?

Is there any fixed date when Microsoft introduces its devices? I have in mind a trade fair or other type of event that would be the most probable date. For me it's important, because I'd need to ...
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Which app give me the option to change the shape of site tile?

I usually pin my most accessed websites on start screen. The pinned tiles take the shape of site's favicon which sometimes look ugly. Is there an app which let me change the default site tile from a ...
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Problem installing Windows Phone Apps

My problem is I had some apps that won't install giving me different error codes ... I tried to fix these problems but failed so I reset my phone Apps are installing now but there are some of the ...
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Why is the CBS App not showing in the Windows Store?

I am trying to install the CBS App on my Nokia Lumia 520. It does't show up in the Windows Store. I do see CBS News and CBS Local. My phone is only 800 x 480 resolution, which I suspect may be the ...
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Would an app, featuring only a Webview component, get approved for the Store? [closed]

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 ...
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It is saying pending when i want to download a application on store

If I want to download the application it says pending for a long time and it will not download. At the same time, the power button is not responding.
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How to sign up in windows store unab

I had signed up and set up a family Microsoft group but still unable to get apps from the microsoft windows store I had also tried too many times about this problem but nothing works in fact I had ...
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I have been using the store to download,ever since i restarted my phone i can't download.it want me to change family setting [duplicate]

I want to download...when ever am trying my phone tells me to go to www.windowsphone.com/my family and sign in with my account to change the setting but I can not find the setting and I don't know ...
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How can I log out of Facebook Messenger?

I have a Lumia 430 Dual-SIM with Windows Phone 8.1. After some research, I came across this site, but it only give details on how to log out using Android. I then thought of uninstalling Facebook ...
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Hide Apps in the Windows Store

So I know you can hide apps in the store: http://www.ghacks.net/2016/05/18/hide-windows-store-library-apps/ but, I am wondering what this actually does? As far as I can tell if I hide an app it ...
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Phone asks for Microsoft Account Password on app downloads [duplicate]

I have 15 apps to download but it just will not update anything. It keeps on asking for my Microsoft account password . i never had a password on my phone? I have rebooted my phone but still no luck.
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I Cannot Download X-Box Games !! Needs Parent? [duplicate]

I Cannot download my favorite game because the system needs a parental email or account ! I hate it !! Can you just fix it to flow faster as I download ??
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can't download WhatsApp [duplicate]

In my phone what's app can't download.it needs my family setup .i don't know how to set up my family in my Lumia 535 .without my family setup my mobile is not download WhatsApp.
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I can not Install WhatsApp In my Lumia 1320 with 8.1 updated

Can not install WhatsApp I get error 805a2029 during download
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Unable to download apps

I've had a Nokia Lumia 635 for a few feeks now and everything was going smoothly until I couldn't download apps anymore. I try to download one and it's in progress, but it doesn't complete. What can I ...
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We're unable to connect to store at this moment on 8.1 error after resetting the phone

I had to reset my mobile,but after the reset when i try to access the store it keeps showing up the above mentioned error in title.what are the necessary steps to close this problem.
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Can i install market place in windows 6.1? [closed]

Is it possible for me to have market place installed in my windows mobile. Where can i get the cab file for it?