Here we are going to show how to install metro apps from Windows Apps Store. As we know there are different apps stores for smart phones and tablets. For example Android market store where we can install apps in to our android smart phones and Android Tablets, iTunes store where we can browse different apps and install to our iphones and ipads.
In the same way windows8 has a feature to install apps in our PC,Laptop using windows store.windows8 apps store has both “Paid” and “ Free “ apps.
Note : For downloading and installing windows apps we need in sign in with Microsoft Account using your windows live id.
Windows8 Apps Store is divided in to different Categories.Each category will have its own “free” and “paid” apps. The different categories are given below.
- Music and Video
- Books and Reference
- News and Weather
- Food and Dining
Presently Paid Apps are not available in windows8 consumer Preview. In Future they will be.
How to install an app from windows store.
#1 Click on Store icon to open windows Store.
#2 Windows Store will look as below.
#3 Now you can select your required category and you can install your app. Now i am going to install ” Cut The Rope “ game which is in Games Cetogory.
#4 For installing the game just click on that game then you will be shown below image.
#5 Now click on Install icon then it will start downloading and installing your app. it will install only if you are signed in with windows account other wise it will prompt you to login in to your account. After installing the game app you can see it on your apps windows.
#6 Now you can open the game and Enjoy it.
#7 Remember – You must signed in Windows 8 with your Microsoft’s Account and you need screen Resolution of at least 1024 x 768.