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Welcome to the Universal Windows Platform Developer Feedback site. This site provides the Windows developer community with a channel for feedback on the following topics:

  • Windows developer platform (APIs, runtimes, and controls)
  • Dev Center (dashboard, reporting/analytics, submission process, etc.)
  • Microsoft Store

Your suggestions will be reviewed by the Windows platform developer team to help with planning ideas and to better understand how developers are using the platform.

What this forum is not intended to cover or capture:

  • Windows consumer suggestions: Use the Windows Feedback Hub app built directly into Windows 10
  • Documentation on docs.microsoft.com: Sign in at the bottom of the page to give documentation feedback via Github
  • Visual Studio / .NET: Use the Visual Studio UserVoice site

If you’re new to UserVoice, two things to keep in mind are (a) List items (and item rankings) represent community interest in features, and not the actual priority list for the product team; and (b) Suggestions made using this forum will be moderated if they do not actually represent a feature request (or if too many different ideas are included in one suggestion).

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    • Phone updates

      Manually checking for the latest updates, the message ' up to date, last check 2 seconds ago' will be displayed.
      Will I know, that the last check was 2 second s ago, so a message ' it is up to date' will be enough.
      The timeframe of the last check should only be shown when the update check has been done automatically.

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        • To fix the following imap issue

          I'm using imap on several devices to get access to my mailbox. Any email client, except the one on my phone, recognizes when I've read an email on another device it will mark that one as read. My phone won't do that, because it handles these options in a strange way. On receive of an email, it sets an option, that any other mail client will mark that one as read even if you haven't done so. Well on my phone the mail is marked as unread.

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          • CommandBar consistency when using multiple orientations

            I believe that developers should have the same amount of control over the CommandBar & AppBar in portrait & landscape. In landscape, the CommandBar cannot be minimized to …, while it can be in portrait. I feel that it is important to be able to minimize the CommandBar in Windows Phone apps because there is limited screenspace, so even something like the CommandBar can make a difference.

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            • GPU Programming and other features

              GPU Programming, Game Programming Libraries, Cortana, Virtualization, DirectX

              1. Visual Studio should allow built-in GPU Programming for major brands (NVidia, AMD, and Intel)

              2. More support for 3rd party game programming development kits. Unity Tools are a step forward, but we need support for UDK, Unreal
              and Crytek's Cryengine as well as support for these libraries on Windows Phone and RT

              3. We need a Cortana SDK

              4. We need a Hyper-V SDK

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              • how i can set background image in my app by code and save the setting

                how i can set background image in my app by code and save the setting

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                • need developer contact email in store itself

                  Some developers providing no means of contact for providing feedback make dev contact details available in store itself near app description as I play store

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                  • 1 vote
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                    • Square or circle apps view.

                      In settings show a circle or square app view.
                      I'm tired of everything being square.

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                      • Settings in alphabetical order

                        Settings configuration

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                        • Show download details in the action bar

                          Show download percentage

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                          • Adobe Air compatible

                            Adobe air please

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                              • See and request submission credits from the dev center

                                Please add a feature allowing developers to know the amount of remaining submission credits.

                                For now when wen try to submit an app and have no credit left: we get an error saying "There aren't any submission credits for free apps left. Contact support for more info."

                                So we have to send a mail to the support to get back some credits.

                                It would also be nice if we could request those credits from the dev.center

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                                • Embedded video on PHP forums.

                                  I can no longer see embedded videos in PHP forums. It used to work on my 1020. I also suggest that voice to text be allowed to write this

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                                  • Clarify the 'The VAT ID we have doesn’t appear to work.' message

                                    After registering a company account I kept getting the message 'The VAT ID we have doesn’t appear to work.', although the input was accepted by the form.

                                    After contacting a Microsoft employee it became clear that this message is the result of the vetting/validation process of my account.

                                    Maybe this could be more clarified so users won't be confused.

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                                    • Windows tool to convert android xliff strings to .resx format

                                      There should be a Windows tool to convert android xliff strings to .resx format within the Windows phone sdk, with support for mcc codes

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                                      • trial testing live

                                        I'd like it if once I have an app that has been published using my msn account. That the store would realize that it was my account and allow me to download it, as a trial (which would always start from the date I download it), if I uninstalled it and re-installed it would still show as trial. Then would let me test the purchasing as well (which would then switch the license temporarily for say 24hours or that run of the app). This would allow me to test that everything is working properly with the store live.

                                        Also I'd…

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                                        • Increase Fields for Contacts

                                          The base Contact fields should match the available fields in MS Outlook. The don't even come close.

                                          I switched from Android (using CompanionLink software) and it is far better. I can't think of an Outlook Contact field that wasn't available.

                                          Had I known that I would not have mobile access to this important information for my business, I would have remained with Android.

                                          Seeing as how this is a MS product and software, also, I find it surprisingly disappointing.

                                          Calendar entries are far too basic, too.

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