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No, the Windows Store closed for Windows 8.1 closed last December. Officially, the OS fell out of support back in July 2017.


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I have never did it, but you can deploy xap files, and you need to developer unlocked your phone, I recommend see here: https://www.techmesto.com/developer-unlock-windows-phone/


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Please bear in mind that it has been many years since I worked with WP8.1 and I have forgotten some details. However, I'll do my best. Also, be aware that it's entirely possible that the data you seek is gone forever. Neither of these approaches will give you the ability to magically "undelete" files (you can try using a file recovery tool if you ...


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The W10M app store is still operating, and the Lumia 1520 runs W10M just fine, so one option would be to upgrade the OS. You might need to side-load (using the developer tools) an app to "trick" the update process into thinking your phone is a different one so that Microsoft will send it the update, or at least use the Windows Insider app (which ...


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You technically could do this if you get elevated-permission access to the phone's file system - this requires some kind of unlock, such as capability unlock, full file system access, root/full unlock, or bootloader unlock - so that you have the permissions to make changes to the contents of the D:\Users\Public (or C:\Data\Users\Public, alternate path to the ...


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