How to See Which Metro Apps You’ve Installed on Each Windows 8 PC

By Taylor Gibb on June 13th, 2012


The Store in Windows 8 is awesome, but when you have so many apps at your disposal it becomes hard to keep track of what’s installed where, here’s how you can see the apps installed on any of your devices running Windows 8.

Checking if a Metro App is Installed on a Device

Open the Windows Store by click on the Store tile.


When the Store opens, right click on any white space to bring up the “context menu”, then select Your apps. On a tablet you can swipe from the top of the screen.


When the “Your apps” page loads, you will see a list off all the apps you have purchased from the Store.


In order to see which apps are installed on which of your devices, just switch from all apps, to a specific device.


Then only the apps installed on that specific device will be shown.


That’s all there is to it.

Taylor Gibb is a Microsoft MVP and all round geek, he loves everything from Windows 8 to Windows Server 2012 and even C# and PowerShell. You can also follow him on Google+

  • Published 06/13/12
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