Windows Central

Windows Central
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Jay Bennett

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Download size

2 MB

Last updated



Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • photos library
  • media playback
  • microphone
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • Proximity
  • movement and directional sensor
  • speech
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • camera
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Supported languages (1)

English (United States)
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The official app of, your guide to everything your Windows devices can offer. Read news, tips, comments, app & game reviews wherever you go.
With live tile support, you can be up to date on the latest Microsoft & Windows news when pinned to your start screen.
Not sure whether to spend your money on that latest game? Find the review on Windows Central, check out screenshots or watch the video review, then go directly to the marketplace from within the app to start the download. You can then jump straight back into Windows Central to keep up to date on the latest news about the platform, including what’s being announced for future updates.
Windows Central for Phone features:
•Read home, reviews, apps, games, tips & developers sections 
•Live tiles for the latest headlines
•Toast notifications
•Full comment functionality
•Watch videos and view pictures posted in each article 
•Full search for any previous articles, including by section 
•Search through YouTube videos from the site 
•Deep links to the marketplace with articles featuring other apps 
•Listen to the latest podcast on your device through the app 
•Clean, simple, customisable user interface design and great user experience
•Sharing of articles through E-mail, SMS, Twitter and Facebook
•Full integration with the forums
•Custom app and tile accents
•Lock screen wallpaper support

The available trial is ad-supported with ALL features available. You can opt to purchase the app if you wish to remove adverts
Build 1023:
- Fixed a bug that broke notifications and live tile
- Rebranding update to Windows Central
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  • by Alex and Bridget 10/31/2014
    Easily the best Windows news. Daniel is a fantastic writer and they have other great journalists too! Been following this site since WP7 and never looked back. Bought the app to show my support for what they do.
  • by mohd 10/30/2014
    Live tile not updating automatically. Please fix it
  • by Toderici 10/30/2014
    Like it) gj
  • by Deepankar 10/28/2014
    It's my main source for Windows related news on my phone, but I would have to say your Android app is better than this 😒 and please overhaul the whole UI a little bit more feels very chunky/bloated somehow
  • by Allan Steven 10/28/2014
    Great!! Please update the name!
  • by Dayane 10/27/2014
    Please windows central support Portuguese language, just missing it...
  • by Arghadeep 10/27/2014
    Nice app
  • by Thành 10/27/2014
    Excellent 😁
  • by Rizzie 10/27/2014
    Nice but the live tile isn't working after the update.
  • by maxsteel 10/27/2014
    Excellent.I am in love with this app