UWP Desktop app

DotNET Fan 46 Reputation points
2022-11-14T15:28:08.9+00:00

What are the pre-steps that needs to be taken care for a UWP app (WinUI2) that is built only for desktops and get it approved , published to the windows store?

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  1. Junjie Zhu - MSFT 6,111 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-11-15T02:40:31.947+00:00

    Hello @DotNET Fan ,
    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!

    To publish your UWP Desktop app into the store, you need to register a developer account first.
    Then please follow the steps in the Publish your app in the Microsoft Store document.

    1. Create your app by reserving a name
    2. Create an app submission for your app, app submissions contain all of the information needed to distribute your app in the Store.
    3. Set your app's price and availability, specify how, when, and where your app will be available to customers, your app's pricing model.
    4. Specify your app's properties, describe important details about your app including requirements, capabilities, and your contact information.
    5. Upload your app's packages, it is where you upload all of the package files (.msix, .msixupload, .msixbundle, .appx, .appxupload, and/or .appxbundle) for the app that you're submitting.
    6. Create your app's store listing, the Store listings section of the app submission process is where you provide the text and images that customers will see when viewing your app's listing in the Microsoft Store.
    7. Manage your app's submission, provide details about how you would like Microsoft to process your app submission.
    8. Submit to the Store and get your app certified. You'll be notified when your submission is published, and the app's status in the dashboard will be In the Store.

    Thank you.
    Junjie