How to create App packages for windows10/ windows Store (Step By Step )

if you have already developed your App and Want to Upload to Windows 10 /Windows Store

But if you don’t know How to Create packages and How to  upload then Hope this Article Might Help you

I have listed some steps Here Need to Be followed

1. Open Visual Studio

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2.Open Your Project

like for me, I want to Upload my  Upload my Project called App2 in the store so I will open App2

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3. After opening the Project in solution Explorer Look for the “Package.appxmanifest”  and click on it

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4.After clicking on You’ll see this screen, Here you have fill Up the information about your App like

Display Name:-  Enter the Name of your App which you want to Display in Store

Entry Point :- if you want to Edit this then Edit otherwise leave it as it is

Default language :- Choose the default language of your App

Description :- Enters the Descriptions About your App Here

and so on

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5.Then Click on “Visual Assets”

in this section You have set image of different resolution for your App

Use MS paint or Other Application To Create Different Resolutions An Images Format should Be .PNG

Click on Different Resolution and Set the Images. like I have done in Snapshot

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6.After Setting the images Properly Click on “Capabilities”  and Check the capabilities that your App supports

For Example:- my App sometimes Access the location so I have check the locations

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7.After that rest of the field you can leave as it is or if you want to edit you can

after completing the Above Steps properly Build your Project once

To Build the project Click on Build and click “Build Solution”

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8.Now click on “Project”  and Move to “Store” And then choose “Create App packages”

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9.Now After click that you will see this screen Then Choose”Yes “ and click on “Next”

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10. And then Enter your Microsoft Account credentials and then wait for Some will show the

App lists


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11.After that you will see your App list and if this is your first App then You will see no App in the list

Now you need to Reserve a Name for your App !! to do that Click  enter your App name and click on “Reserve”

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After this it will take few second to reserve and then you’ll be Able to see your App in the list select your

reserved App and click on “Next”

Capture1 you have to choose output Locations, version  and Architecture of your App!! for Architecture

we will be having three options here. if you don’t know properly which architecture you should choose

then just check the “Neutral”



13.Now you need to Choose where you want to Test your App

There are two options

1.Local Machine

2.Remote machine

I want to test my App on Local machine so I will choose “local machine”

After choosing that Click on “Lunch windows App certification Kit “

it will open windows App certification Kit which will test your App and if there is any problem there it will generate one report

if there is any Error/Problem in your App !! then if there is Any problem then you need to fix that problem.

Capture3 on “Lunch Windows Certification Kit” it will take few seconds to load !! and then it will check

for update  if it is out of date then Update it

now it ask you for the Options that which test you want to perform!! normally I will choose all

and then  click on Next


After clicking next I will recommend don’t operate the computer !! leave it for testing

it will start testing and it will open your App several times.


As I said it will take some time to test !! after testing it ill generate a report

if there is no problem with your App then Display that your App is Passed the certification


15. Now  Go to the Folder where your project is saved !!like is my Project is saved in

C:\Users\Anish\Documents\Visual Studio 2013\Projects\App2\App2\AppPackages

Go to the folder and search App packages folder in the App folder

you will find “yourappname.aapxupload”

like for me its “app2.appxupload” this file can be use to upload in the window store


That’s All

this much only you need to do .

Have Fun !! if you have any problem Contact me Smile

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