2 Ways To Use Search In Windows 8 App Store

Yes, this may sound like a surprise to you but for old windows users who have recently upgraded to windows 8, they may find the interface quite different and difficult to understand specially when they are dealing windows 8 modern UI interface or the windows 8 start screen interface.


The other day I was going through the apps section or windows 8 apps store using the store app, I thought of searching for an app but even after right clicking or going through app store UI, I was not able to find the right option which could allow me to search, as a user I was really frustrated by the useless UI of store which was of no help even when I was trying to locate a basic needed search option which should have been easily accessible, then after some searching I found out how use search in windows 8 apps store.

Start Typing in Windows 8 App Store

Accidently I found out that to search for a app in windows store, you just need to start typing the search keyword and windows store will start searching for the app, this technique was really simple, but Microsoft did not realize to make it simple by at least giving a tool tip or some thing in help.


Press Windows + q and Then Select Store

Another way to search is by using the global search key shortcut in windows 8, in this case you can just press windows + q key to open up global search which is applicable to all the apps in windows 8 including windows store.



This is how you can access search feature in windows 8 app store, If you have a related tip to share or something else about any other thing or in case the above procedure does not work for you then please let us know through our comments section at the end of the page, also let us know if this tip is helpful for you.

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