Nokia Lumia Icon: Basics
Did you find something in Windows Phone Store that you
know your friends would be interested in? You can send them
a link. If the item is free, tap share. If the item has a price,
Download an app, game, or other item
Download free apps, games, or other stuff, or buy more content for
2. Tap an item to view its details.
3. If the item has a price, tap buy, or to try the item for free for a
limited time, tap try. If the item is free, tap install.
4. If you're not signed in to your Microsoft account, sign in now.
5. Follow the instructions shown on your phone.
When the download is complete, you can open or view the item, or
continue browsing for more content. The content type determines
where the item is stored in your phone: music, videos, and podcasts can
be found in the Music+Videos Hub, games can be found in the Games
Hub, and apps can be found in the apps menu.
For more info on an item, contact the publisher of the item.
Use a Wi-Fi connection to download large files.
View your ongoing downloads
While an item is downloading, you can continue to browse Windows
Phone Store for other content and add items to be downloaded.
2. To view your ongoing downloads, tap the download notification at
the bottom of the main view.
The notification shows the number of items to be downloaded. Only
one item is downloaded at a time.
If you need to, for example, temporarily close your internet
connection, tap and hold the downloading item, and tap
pause. To resume downloading, tap resume. Pause pending
items individually. If a download fails, you can re-download
Write a review for an app
Do you want to share your opinion on an app with other Windows Phone
Store users? Rate and review the app. You can post one review per app
that you download.
1. From the Start screen, swipe left, tap and hold the app, and tap
rate and review.
2. Rate the app, and write your review.
You can rate and review your other items in the same way.