App Highlights - Browse App Highlights and download content

Learn how to browse and download content for your phone.

About App Highlights

About App Highlights

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Customizing your phone and apps can be time-consuming, but there's help for you. App Highlights gives you suggestions for apps that are generally popular, relevant to your location, and interesting to you. You can save search words for later use, and you can set filters to get info on apps that matter to you most. The apps can be downloaded from Marketplace.

  • The highlights view shows the newest and most interesting local and global content.

  • The collections view has themed groups of the most popular trending apps and games.

  • The new view shows new apps that are sorted according to your preferences.

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Download a game, app, or other item

Download an item

Make sure your battery is fully charged before starting a download.

  1. Select basic-icon-go.jpg > basic-icon-app-highlights.jpg.

  2. In the app details view, select Go to Marketplace icon.

  3. If the item has a price, select buy. If the item is free, select install.

  4. If you're not signed in to Windows Live, sign in now.

  5. By default, purchases are added to your phone bill, if available. You can also pay with your credit card.

  6. Follow the instructions shown on the phone.

  7. When the download is complete, you can open or view the item, or carry on browsing. Downloaded 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.

Write a review for an app

Review an app

Do you want to share your opinion on an app with other Marketplace users? Review and rate the app.

You can post one review per app that you download.

  1. In the apps menu, select and hold the app, then select rate and review.

  2. Write your review, then rate the app.

Tip: You can rate and review your games in the same way. Select Games.