Windows 8 For Dummies, Dell Pocket Edition
A page opens to show more detailed information,
including its price tag, pictures of the app,
reviews left by previous customers, and more
5. Click the Install, Buy, or Try button.
When you find a free app that you can’t live with-
out, click the Install button. Paid apps let you
click either Buy or Try (a limited trial run). If you
choose to install, try, or buy an app, its tile
appears on your Start screen as quickly as your
Internet connection speed allows.
Newly downloaded apps appear in a group on the
Start screen’s far-right edge.
Downloaded a dud app? To uninstall any app from the
Start screen, right-click its tile. When the menu bar
rises up from the screen’s bottom edge, click Uninstall.
Uninstalling an app only removes that app from your
account’s Start screen. Your action won’t affect other
account holders who may have installed the app.
Updating Your Apps
Programmers constantly tweak their apps, smoothing
over rough spots, adding new features, and plugging
security holes. When the program releases an update
for your app, the Store tells you about it by putting a
number on the Store app’s tile.
To grab any waiting updates, visit the Start screen’s
Store app. Then click the word Update(s) in the top-
right corner. The Store lists all the apps requiring
updates; click Update All to bring them all up-to-date.
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