How to install the new Microsoft Store for Windows 11? Microsoft announced a brand-new marketplace for Windows 11 on June 24, 2021, but Windows 11 is shipped with the old Microsoft Store app. Apart from a fresh and significantly better design and Android app support, the new Microsoft Store brings a lot of new policies for developers to publish and maintain apps much easier. Microsoft allows developers to use their own content delivery network and payment systems without sharing fees with Microsoft.
Although Microsoft has made an announcement, the new Microsoft Store is far away from public release. It may arrive in the public domain later this year on both Windows 11 and Windows 10.
If you are running Windows 11 Preview on your computer or a virtual machine and can’t wait for the final release, you can install the new Microsoft Store right away. In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you on how to get the new Microsoft Store on Windows 11 PC.
How to Install the new Microsoft Store app on Windows 11?
Step 1. Download this MSIXBUNDLE-file.
Step 2. Double-click on the downloaded file; it will prompt for Reinstall (if you already have the latest version of the Microsoft Store app) or Update (if you are using the old version of the Microsoft Store app).
Step 3. Click on the Reinstall or Update button.
Wait to install. Once installed, you can open it from the Start menu or its icon on the taskbar.
Step 1. Open the Microsoft Store app by clicking on its icon on the Windows 11 Taskbar.
Step 2. Click on the See more (…) icon on the right-side top corner of the Microsoft Store app and then click on the Downloads and updates option.
Step 3. Now, click on the button labeled Get updates.
Step 4. Now, all the outdated Store apps that are installed on your PC will be downloaded and updated automatically, including Microsoft Store.
In conclusion, the new Microsoft Store for Windows 11 promises to bring a lot of new features and policies for developers. Although the public release date for the new Microsoft Store is yet to be announced, you can install it right away on your Windows 11 PC by following the methods mentioned above. With its fresh design and Android app support, the new Microsoft Store is a welcome addition to the Windows 11 ecosystem.