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How to Download Windows Phone Apps to PC (.XAP)

Usually what is observed is that we often try to download or install apps directly from the online app store like android apps from Google Playstore or Windows phone apps from Windows Phone store which is quite good and is also recommended to get the latest updated version installed on your smartphone but this step requires you to have proper active Internet connection on your mobile device which is not possible for everyone to have and therefore it is always better to download the App packages to your system which allows you to install the app whenever you wish to install them and can also be useful for your friends too. So If you are looking for a way to download windows phone apps .xap or .appx file to your PC then I would suggest you to go through the following steps on How to download windows phone apps to pc.

How to Download Windows Phone Apps to PC (.XAP/.APPX) : Steps to Follow

Unlike Google Playstore it is quite simple and easy to download App installation files directly to your system and then moving those files to your Smartphone for further installation process. You can easily download the app packages i.e XAP or APPX files from Windows phone store and to do so just follow the below given steps carefully.

  • Now Here you need to select your country in which you are located and it is important that you select the appropriate country because there may be conflict issues while installing apps available for different regions to your Smartphone.
  • After redirecting to your country store you need to log in to your Microsoft Account which you can do it hovering your mouse over the Explore menu and there you will see an option for Sign in as shown below.

  • That’s once after successful login you may search the desired app from the Windows phone App search box.
  • Select your App and you will be directed to the App installation page and here you just need to scroll down a bit to the bottom and there on the left hand sidebar you will see an option specifying “Download and install manually” as shown below in the screen shot.

  • That’s it just click on that option and wait for a few seconds and your file will be downloaded soon to your system in the respective available XAP or APPX format

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Pankaj Kumar :Pankaj Kumar is a Content Marketing Professional and SEO Expert @Rushinformation where he has written and published over 700+ Unique SEO Optimized articles comprising of latest Technology News, Windows and Android Tutorials, Debugging Error codes and much more. He studied and graduated with Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electronics and Communications) from one of the Top Universities (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi) in India. Apart from being a part time Blogger and SEO Expert currently he is working Full Time with one of the leading IT company in the World as a Software Engineer. With encouragement from friends and support of family, Pankaj Kumar started Rushinformation with an aim of providing and resolving Windows and Smartphone User common issues. In his free time, Pankaj loves to watch Movies, Read Novels and listen to Music ( Will prefer to sail with my Girlfriend though later on :) Grateful for being with an amazing Group of College Buddies, Family friends and some special motivating colleagues, Pankaj makes sure that everyone is welcomed with an open heart filled with Joy :)