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Have you ever searched for an app only to find that its not available in your country? Luckily for us there is a work around for the Windows Store.

How to use the US Windows Store from Another Country

Press the Win + X keyboard combination, or right click in the bottom left hand corner of your screen to open the WinX menu, then launch the Control Panel.

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Now change the Control Panel’s view to the Small icons view.

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Then head into the Region settings.

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When the Region settings open you will need to switch over to the Location tab.

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Here you will be able to see the location that the Windows Store, as well as other applications , is using. You can change it by simply selecting United States from the drop down.

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That’s all there is to it.

Taylor Gibb Taylor Gibb
Taylor Gibb is a professional software developer with nearly a decade of experience. He served as Microsoft Regional Director in South Africa for two years and has received multiple Microsoft MVP (Most Valued Professional) awards. He currently works in R&D at Derivco International.
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