University of Derby Staff can now access and utilise Microsoft Store on their Windows 10 device to get more apps, securely. Applications downloaded through the store are self sustained, updated automatically by Microsoft, and do not require intervention from IT Services.
To access Microsoft Store, you need to be using Windows 10 staff device running Windows version 1803 and higher.
Microsoft Store App can be accessed from within the Windows Start Menu. If you cannot see the Store tile, you can search for Microsoft Store in the search bar from within the Start Menu to locate it.
Microsoft Store provides you with access to range of free and paid applications that you can install without the need for input from IT Services.
The store contains both free and paid applications. By default, you do not require to have Microsoft Account to download free applications, but you will be prompted to sing in to the store the first time you attempt to download a free application. To continue downloading of your free application, click on 'No, thanks' button when prompted.
If you wish to download a paid application, you will need your personal Microsoft Account with payment options configured.
If you already have Microsoft Account that you use at home, you can sign in to the store to gain access to your personal app library to download them for use on your University device.
When accessing Microsoft Store on our Windows 10 Staff devices, you are automatically signed into the store with our University account that is used to provide you with application we license for use by the staff at the university and do not require buying a dedicated license for.
For more details and information on how to utilise the Microsoft Store, or should you experience any technical difficulties with this service, do not hesitate to contact IT Services.
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