Preview for Developers

Preview for Developers
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • data services
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Now registered Windows Phone developers can receive pre-release OS updates on their dev phone, directly from Microsoft! You can use this app to opt-in your phone to receive early Windows Phone updates before they are generally available, enabling you to run and test your app on real hardware running the latest OS before your customers. 
•         You must meet one of the following three requirements: (a) have an active Windows Phone Dev Center account; (b) have an active App Studio account; OR (c) be running a registered developer device (‘dev unlocked’ phone)
•         Updates will only include the Microsoft update, and not additional OEM drivers/firmware
•         To ensure the best experience, your device must be running the latest OS release (currently 8.0.10322.71) or greater to receive early updates via this program
•         You will be required to accept additional terms & conditions within the app prior to opt-in
•         You CANNOT REVERT to a prior OS version once you have taken an update via this program
Key features:
•         Access to latest pre-release Windows Phone updates
•         Ability to opt-out of pre-releases and only receive production Windows Phone updates
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  • by Mujammil 21/07/2014
    You don't need to pay to be developer, u just need to make a random app on app studio and generate it and something should pop up saying windows 8 or windows 8.1 click 8.1. And then when its finished log into ur Microsoft account on the preview for developers and tick the box and enable it. Now you can do it. Just takes 3 updates 😊😊😊😃😞😃
  • by Mathew 21/07/2014
    Very good beta, however the new version of "what's new" in people no longer loads pictures or videos or even allows for comments is shocking. It now needs the facebook app to work which isn't as good as it was. Facebook apps should be an extension not a requirement
  • by User 21/07/2014
    Kevi rite updete karvanu. ?
  • by jordan 21/07/2014
    This is amazing it took me 3 attempts using my HTC 8s but I been using windows 8.1 on the HTC 8s for nearly a month and its perfect absolutely no lag or freeze
  • by tahmid 20/07/2014
  • by simeon 19/07/2014
    This is the greatest app ever, updated to WP8.1 in less than two hours and it was worth the wait, can't wait for the cyan update to check it out
  • by liam 19/07/2014
    Love it
  • by Usuário 17/07/2014
  • by User 17/07/2014
    Myn iz still@ 8.0
  • by Jeswin 16/07/2014