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How to Download and Install Applications From the Microsoft Store on Windows 10

Windows 10 users already know what the Microsoft Store is, there are tons of great apps that you can get for free. Starting from applications

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Windows 10 users already know what the Microsoft Store is, there are tons of great apps that you can get for free. Starting from applications for radioactivity, text editors, image editors, applications for editing videos, to games are there.

If you are a new Windows 10 user and find it difficult to install applications from the Microsoft Store, then on this occasion bingGo will provide a guide on how to do it easily.

How to Download and Install Applications From the Microsoft Store


1. Make sure the computer is online

The first thing you have to do when you want to install an application from the Microsoft Store is to make sure the PC and laptop you are using are connected to the internet. During the install process, we have to download the desired application to the computer, after which it can only be used offline.

Installing applications on the Microsoft Store is the same as installing apps from the Play store, it must be done online. So if you want to do it, then an internet connection is mandatory. The size of the existing applications also varies greatly, so make sure your internet quota is sufficient to download the desired application.

2. Open the Microsoft Store

After making sure the computer is connected to a stable internet connection, the next step is to open the Microsoft Store application on your Windows 10. You do this by clicking the Windows button and then selecting the Microsoft Store.

3. Login or create a Microsoft account if you don't have one

Before you can install the Microsoft Store application, we will be asked to log in using a Microsoft account.

Notice on the top right bar, there is a button to add an account. Click the button to log into your Microsoft account.

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Enter the email address associated with your Microsoft account and password then click Login. Wait for the login process to be successful, after which you will be taken back to the main page of the Microsoft Store.

If you don't have an account then click on the Create one option! To create a new Microsoft account.

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Fill in the requested data as usual, you may also be asked to verify using a mobile number, make sure you have prepared an active number to use.

Follow the steps to complete.

4. Find the applications and games you want

The next step is to find the application or game you want to install. In the Microsoft Store, there are lots of choices, you can choose applications based on categories of applications for productivity, games, entertainment, and paid applications that are currently promos.

To find the application you want quickly you can use the Search feature. Click the Search button at the top right, then type the keywords or the name of the application you want to download.

5. Install the application to the computer

After successfully finding the applications and games you want, then click once to enter the application page. There you can see a description of the size, features, and minimum specifications needed to run it.

To download and install the application, click on the Get button, wait a moment for the Install button to appear. After that click on the Install button to start the download process. Just wait for it to finish.

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After the application is installed successfully you will get a notification, click on the Launch button to open the application.

Done. You have successfully installed the application from the Microsoft Store. Furthermore, if you want to install other applications, you can do the same steps. Also update Windows 10 to get the latest features and applications on the Microsoft Store.

How to overcome the application cannot be installed or is not available

Some applications in the Microsoft Store may not be installed because they are not available in the country where we live. This happens because there are indeed regional restrictions for certain applications so that it can only be installed by users who come from large countries such as the USA.

When you find an application that is restricted by region, then you won't be able to install it, usually you will get a message like "This application is currently not available, This application isn't available in your country or region, This application is not supported in your country, etc.

This region restriction also sometimes causes the Microsoft Store to not open at all.

Then how do I fix it?

If the application you want cannot be installed because it is not available in Indonesia then there is a way to outsmart it, namely by changing the location of the region  Windows 10 settings.

Follow these steps:

  1. Open the Region Settings by clicking the Windows button and then typing " region ".
  2. Select the Region Settings menu.
  3. In the Region option, change to United States.
  4. In the Regional option, change the format to English (United States).
  5. Close the settings page, then restart your computer.
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After the computer turns back on, try opening the Microsoft Store then looking for the application that you wanted to install, now you can install it as usual.

How to update and remove applications from the Microsoft Store

You can see the applications and games that have been installed from the Microsoft Store in the library. From there you can see a list of all the applications and the latest updates available.

To update, first enter the library by clicking on the three dots in the upper right corner then selecting My Library.

Then on the left panel, click the Downloads menu, you will see a list of available updates. To update the application, click on the Update all button.

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Wait until the update download process is complete. You can also select only certain applications that you want to update by clicking the update button one by one on the desired application.

How to remove apps from the Microsoft Store

Applications installed from the Microsoft Store are stored on the drive like any other application. To delete this application, you can do it manually via the App Settings menu in Windows 10 or use an Uninstaller application to delete the application until it is clean.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Windows button.
  2. Click the Settings button (gear icon).
  3. Select the Apps menu.
  4. On the right panel, pull down until you find the App & features menu. 
  5. Find the application that you want to remove.
  6. Click once on the application.
  7. Click the Uninstall button.
  8. Wait for the uninstall process to complete.

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Repeat the same steps to remove apps from the other Microsoft Store. After removing the application you may also need to use a cleaner application to clean any remaining files.

This is the tutorial on how to download and install applications from the Microsoft Store on Windows 10.
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