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How to Install Metro Apps in Windows 8

By Prabhakar Maurya on Nov 29, 2012
In this article we are explaining how to install Metro applications in Windows 8.

Introduction

In this article we are explaining how to install or restore Metro applications in Windows 8. You might need to install a Metro application because it has been uninstalled from the Start Screen or you want to install a new Metro application. The installation of a Metro application is totally different from installation of Windows applications because to install a Metro application in Windows 8 there no setup file available like for Windows applications in previous version of Windows. If you want to install a Metro application then you have to use the Windows Store and your PC must have an internet connection.

How to install a Metro application in Windows 8.

Step 1

Press the "Win key" on your keyboard or move the cursor to the "bottom-right" and select "Start" to launch the Start Screen. In this Start Screen some applications do not exist such as Mail, People etc.

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Step 2

Launch "Store" from the Start Screen.

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Step 3

After launching the Store application right-click and select "Your Apps" in the top-left.

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Step 4

Select "All Applications" from the drop down menu to show all Start Screen applications.

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Step 5

In this step select the application you want to install and click on "View details" button to show the detail information about the selected application.

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Step 6

In this step click on "Install" to install the application. Then wait a few minutes for the application to install.

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Step 7

After the application has been installed an application installed message will display in the top-right corner.

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Step 8

Now go to the Start Screen; the installed application will be shown.

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