When using Windows 8 Windows Store apps are available on your desktop. Learn all about Windows 8 downloading from the store here.
The Windows Store is where you'll download new apps for your Windows 8 device, much like the App Store for Apple devices. Most apps are designed to run from the Start screen. In this lesson, you'll learn how to browse the store, download and install apps, and update apps when necessary.
You'll need to sign in with your Microsoft account to use the Windows Store. Check out our Microsoft Account tutorial to learn more about creating a Microsoft account.
Apps in the Store are sorted by category, such as Games, Shopping, and Social Networking.
To search for apps, use the search bar in the top-right corner.
When you select an app, you'll see more details on the app information page, including the price, user reviews, and requested permissions.