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Kiosk mode needs App Update APIs

Kiosk mode for business users is a great idea. However when an app is running in Kiosk mode, the update process is unstructured/uncontrolled.

It would be great for a permanently running app to have an API which notifies it when an update is available, to notify when an update is forced, to permit the app to check for an update easily and also to permit the app execute the update. This would enable the user to be told when an update is available and allow them (or the app) to schedule the update. E.g. in a production system there may be better times to control the update in-app.

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      • D Pilcher commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I just noticed this may be WP related - but if you are MSFT then please feed this back into the WinRT API team.

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