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So there is the "Windows Phone Store" containing "Windows Phone Apps" and the "Windows Store" containing "Windows (8.1) Apps" for tablets, notebooks etc. The term Windows Phone Silverlight App only … know or care about this as you won't see a difference when those are available in the store. The only thing interesting here is that apps can also be "universal" which means they are available both …
answered Nov 11 '14 by Thomas
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No, there are no specific dates when Microsoft releases new hardware. Also, there are no dates yet for any Andromeda releases.
answered Jun 27 '18 by Thomas
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Lumia Camera used to be available only to phones with PureView cameras - this might still be the ca case for 8.1. In Windows 10 the Lumia camera is basically the default camera - but that won't help …
answered Jun 8 '16 by Thomas
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You still see the buy button as you don't have the app installed on your phone yet. When you hit buy the phone will check the store if you have already paid for the (universal) app and then let you download it. Afterwards you'll see the share button. …
answered Oct 13 '14 by Thomas
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I think the best option would be to buy him a Microsoft Store Gift Card (you can get those anywhere between $10 and $100 for example at amazon) that he can redeem on his account. Then there's no need to link your credit card to his account. More Information …
answered Jan 28 '15 by Thomas
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The app you have linked to is a Windows (8) store app, not a Windows Phone application (also not a universal app). Therefore you can only install this on your PC, not your phone. …
answered May 19 '15 by Thomas
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It usually takes about 24h for reviews to show up, sometimes even longer. This is due to the refresh cycle of the store. …
answered Apr 8 '15 by Thomas
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Currently there is no "Favorites" feature in the Windows Store. I probably would use the "Share" button so save the app link to a OneNote page or a similar app. You can also add large apps to the …
answered Dec 13 '15 by Thomas
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It can take up to 48h until an app update is availiable to all phones in all markets. You can however search for the app in the store for which you're expecting an update. Sometimes the update can be triggered from there a bit earlier. …
answered Mar 3 '13 by Thomas
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IAP and how the developer has implemented it. If it's a single purchase (like removing ads) you should be able to just re-buy it for free. If it's a consumable (like coins for a game) the developer will have store this Information somewhere in the cloud so he can restore it after a reinstall. …
answered Jul 6 '16 by Thomas
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For now there's no way to get notified of app updates through the notification center or even the live tile in Windows 10 Mobile (Preview). As CBHacking suggested, upvoting this feature on the Window …
answered Mar 5 '16 by Thomas
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Yes, Apps developed for a lower version will work on newer ones. You can still install WP7 and WP8 apps on Windows Phone 8.1 and also Windows 10 Mobile.
answered May 19 '15 by Thomas
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It does usually take some time for apps to go from being published to actually being availiable to access it through the store. Normally this is <24h though. Having the store link you will be able to see the app regardless of you are a beta tester. …
answered Jun 23 '15 by Thomas
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Unfortunately this is not possible. Even if you had the appx / xap file, the store would need to validate the app, which it can't since the app has been pulled. I guess the only way would be to ask …
answered Jul 29 '16 by Thomas
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There are a few ways to get a free developer account for the Windows (Phone) Store: Apply for a "Free Dev Center account for unregistered developers" trough the Dev Center Benefits Program Sign up …
answered Dec 2 '14 by Thomas