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The Microsoft Store on Windows has thousands of apps and games, many of them are free to download and play.

When you install an app from Microsoft Store, it will follow you to any device. Apps will also get updated automatically, so you always have the latest features. Here's how to download apps and games so you can get up and running right away.  

  1. Select Start, then select Microsoft Store.

  2. In Microsoft Store, choose Apps or Gaming.

  3. To see more of any category, select Show all.

Find apps and games you haven't downloaded or installed in your Order history

To find apps and games on your PC:

  1. On your taskbar, select the Microsoft Store icon, then select More info up by your account picture.

  2. Select My Library. Any app or game with a Download icon next to it hasn't been downloaded yet. Select the Download icon to download and install the app or game. 

If you don't recognize a charge on your account, you can now investigate it on the Manage your payments page of your Microsoft account dashboard. Learn more.  

Alternatively, use our charges troubleshooter to help you understand why you have been charged.


If you have problems with a free game, go to Run the troubleshooter for Windows apps.

If the Microsoft Store app doesn't open, see Microsoft Store does not launch.

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