Windows8 Room

Windows 8 Basics, Tips, Tricks and other related useful Infos

To get Windows 8 / RT apps, only way is to go, find, and install from Windows Store (except if you are developer). By default, Apps listed are filtered by language you use.

Windows Store

If you think Apps are still few in Windows 8/RT, you can change settings to remove language filtering.

Let’s check with Utility for example. For utility, there’s only 10 apps for Top paid (in japan).

Utility Apps

Open charm, click settings.

setting charm

Click Preferences.

Utility Apps

Set “Make it easier to find apps in my preferred languages” to “No”.

language filter

This will (slightly) increase number of Apps listed.

Utility apps

By changing Windows OS language setting, Weather, News, Apps, and other items change. You should try and see for fun.


This post is also available in: Japanese

Increase Apps listed in Windows Store (Language Filter)」 に1件のコメント

  1. Jhenz says:

    I might be beitang a dead horse, but thank you for posting this!

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