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App certification requirements for Windows Phone

Applies to Windows Phone

Applies to Windows Phone 8.1 | Windows Phone 8 | Windows Phone OS 7.1 | Windows Phone OS 7.0

Important noteImportant Note:

These requirements have been replaced by the Windows and Windows Store Policies as of October 23, 2014. Please refer to the Windows and Windows Store Policies for all current requirements and policies related to submitting apps to the Windows Phone Store (and the Windows Store).

All apps and in-app products must comply with the certification requirements specified in this section before they can be published in the Windows Phone Store. The certification requirements are divided by type, such as app policies, content policies, and app submission requirements. Each applicable certification requirement contains test steps that you can use to test your app ahead of time.

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