Universal Windows Platform

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).

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Fill the WebException.Status property

    This .NET property helps to determine what was wrong during the request. It's very helpful to give a pertinent feedback to the user. Right now, the value is always UnknownError.

    NameResolutionFailure, SendFailure: check your internet connection
    TrustFailure: please add our certificate
    Timeout: woops, our servers are down, please try again later
    ProtocolError: something went wrong, please try again later

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Need to set MaximumAutomaticRedirections for HttpWebRequest

    Wireshark shows that the default MaximumAutomaticRedirections is always 5,which is so small in practical.
    If the server(s) redirect for 6 times,then the request failes.
    Need access to set this property programmatically.

    2 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Network APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Assembly Binding Redirection support

    We really need Assembly Binding Redirection (or Publisher Policies) is Windows Phone!!

    Lets say you have a library A that the developer strongly signed.

    Now let's say you have two other libs, B and C, and both of these depend on A.

    If B and C were to be built with different versions of A, how will he use B and C on our projects?

    In the .NET Full Framework, we would use a .config file to make Assembly Binding Redirection (normally, we would point all versions of A to its most recent version), but this is not possible right…

    16 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the suggestion. We are not adding this capability in the 8.0 release, but know that it is high on the consideration list for future Windows Phone releases.

    Keep those suggestions and votes coming!

  4. SharePictureTask

    I love being able to share short text messages quickly by ShareStatusTask.

    I want to be able to do the same thing with pictures - i.e. I want to be able to add a picture to the media library and then start the SharePictureTask to let the user see and share it from the Pictures Hub

    2 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. PNG support for MediaLibrary

    It would be great if you could add .png support to the medialibrary so that we can save high quality png files to the picture library.

    6 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Implement the RSTP streaming protocol

    It would be great if the Windows Phone development team could allow us to use the RSTP streaming protocol in .NET Compact Framework we use.

    For my idea (which is a big secret !), I need this protocol implementation, I certainly can't deal with any other protocol (weather best or worst).

    What do you think about it ? Wouldn't be a good idea ? (implementing new things for us is always a good thing in my opinion !)

    (sorry if my English is bad, that's a foreign language for me, I'm French)

    2 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add New Project dialog on Windows Metrol Style

    A typo in the previous post, below is the corrected version of text:

    Original text=>Suggested text

    1. Blank App(Xaml) project template
    Original text: A single page project for a Windows Metro Style app that has no predefined controls or layout. => 單一頁面的Windows Metro樣式應用程式, 其並未有預先定義的控制項或版面配置。

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  SDK - Tools + Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Traditional Chinese: Add New Project dialog text on Windows Metrol Style

    On the File->New Project...appears New Project dialog. When choosing Windows Metro Style on the left side, and select many project templates in the middle of the dialog, the Type: field description translation is not quite readable. So suggested text below:

    Original text=>Suggested text

    1. Blank App(Xaml) project template
    Original text: A single page project for a Windows Metro Style app that has no predefined controls or layout. => 單一頁面的Windows Metro樣式應用程式, 其並未有預先定義的控制或版面配置。

    2. Grid App(Xaml) project template
    Original text: A multi-page project for a Windows Metro style app that navigates among groups of items. Dedicated pages display group and item details.…

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  SDK - Tools + Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Produce errors if invalid certificate is uploaded.

    Right now you can upload an unsupported certificate or even self-signed cert and apphub will not provide any feedback.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Apphub: Display useful information about a certificate

    It displays the certificate signer information, but you could easily upload two certificates with different CNs (service names) issued by a single CA and you would have no way of telling them apart. Minimally it should show the CN from the subject which matches the service name you provide in client code, along with the CN of the signer. Ideally it would allow you to download the certificate for verification or at least provide a md5 hash of the uploaded certificate.

    1 vote
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. can you please create a nectar card app

    apps has your nectar that you are able to scan in stores, also shows you your points balance, and allows you to shop online and collect more nectar points.

    2 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. App Hub登録審査に日本人、もしくは日本文化に精通している人を少なくとも一人は配置してほしい

    ここのところアプリ登録が増えているせいか、無碍な理由でApp Hub審査落ちして一週間無駄にした、というような話をよく耳にするようになってきました。

    例:
    アルファベット混じりのアプリが複数言語混在問題で審査に落ちる
    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/ja-JP/wpmarketplaceja/thread/ccc0be72-9eb9-4853-9aeb-e4bbdaf3aa87

    日本でWPが出荷される前ならまだしも、もし本気で日本語Marketplaceを運営する気があるのならば、もしWindows Phoneを日本のマジョリティに普及させる気があるのならば、絶対に必要な条件だと思います。

    別件ですがW-8BENの登録手続きに関しても同様の問題があると思います。

    187 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    4 comments  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Option to submit your app only to markets where taxes are accounted for.

    Currently, you can submit an app to all countries, or specific countries. I would like a button I can click that will only select the countries for which Microsoft already accounts for any taxes.

    12 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Acces to raw wifi,bt and cellular data

    Allow access to raw data such as signal strength imformation to allow creation of indoor location positioning using available wifi, bluetooth or cellular networks when no gps data is available.

    16 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

  16. Add functionality to snooze

    when an alarm pops up an option to edit the reminder should be included instead of having to constantly hit snooze or exit the reminder and go into the object itself

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    2 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. video camera control

    Allow for video camera control, start and stop recording from the touch screen instead of just the camera button. I have a gel impact case and it makes it difficult to start and stop video recording.

    3 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Camera/Video/Microphone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 2 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. App Hubの登録を銀行振り込みでも可能にしてほしい

    App Hubの登録を銀行振り込みでも可能にしてほしいのです。
    参加者が増えると思います。

    4 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Socket broadcast and bind

    The ability to broadcast and bind sockets to a port would be handy for making local client <=> server applications where you don't need to specify the server IP.

    5 votes
    Sign in
    (thinking…)
    Sign in with: Facebook Google
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Network APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base