How to install apps from the SD Card on Windows Phone


Pinoy Techie
To download .XAP files from the Windows Phone Store on the web
• Open your browser on your PC and go to
• Search for the app you want to download.
• Scroll down on the webpage, and then on the left, click Download and install manually (below the app requirements and supported languages).
• When prompted, save the .XAP file to a location on your computer.
• Copy the .XAP file to the root of your memory card (where your Music and Pictures folders are located.
• After copying the XAP file to your memory card remove the USB and restart your device and proceed to Step 2.
• Step 2: To install apps and games from your phone’s SD card
• After your device turns on, leave your device for around 5 mins. then follow the instructions below.
• On your device hit Start Start button, tap Store Marketplace tile, and then tap SD card.
• Select the apps you want, and then tap Install.
• Installed apps appear in the App list and games appear in the Games Hub. Depending on the specific app or game, you’ll be able to use them as follows:

If you still don’t see the SD card option present you should try restarting and giving your device 5 minutes

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