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 Minh 2/27/2015
    Great app! I user this all the time to check news about Windows phone stuffs.
  • by Jim 2/26/2015
    I cannot post pictures. Lumia 1020
  • by saveen 2/26/2015
  • by Jaypee 2/24/2015
    simply the best source of MS related topics. I check on this more than 20 times a day.😊
  • by Justin 2/24/2015
    This app should be free! Period!!!!!
  • by G 2/23/2015
    Hey Bennett. When I click on a link from within the Windows Central app on my 1020, I get an error saying that "An Exception Occurred During a WebClient Request." This happens whenever I attempt to click on a link in a posting. How about replying to your forums?
  • by moslem 2/23/2015
    Good 😊 tanks but sometimes the animations in the app won't work correctly.please fix it to run smoothly
  • by Paul 2/21/2015
    Best source of windows phone news I check it about five times a day. Great presentation and lay out.
  • by Travis 2/18/2015
    Well worth the 99c. But add support for seeing images in the forums!!! Thanks. Edit 2-18-14 : What gives? I try to sign in and then I get a **** of errors!!
  • by Connor 2/18/2015
    Pretty cool, even gives tips for your phone. Great investment.