3 Easy Ways To Avoid Fake Apps In Windows App Store
These days everybody wants to download and install app on their device through the trusted app store. For example – if you own Android device, you definitely want to install apps from Play Store, similarly if yow any iDevices then you must look to install app from App store. It is because everyone has their own app store such as Google has Play Store, Apple has App store and Microsoft has Windows store and thanks to Windows 8. In order to compete with other app store, Microsoft has focused only on quantity of apps instead of its quality.
And because of this reason there are number of fake apps in the market available due to which users get cheated easily on their money and innocence. Nevertheless, Microsoft has taken actions and has removed lots of fake apps from their store and had applied some strict rule to prevent future problems. However, in spite of all this fake apps has not been cleared entirely. So, in order to prevent such fake apps in Windows app store here are important 3 tips that you must follow:
Tips 1 – Don’t Always Trust User Reviews
Never trust the “user reviews” section of the apps that is mentioned in the app store, it is because some app developers uses irregular means to get good reviews like they forces users to give reviews about the apps even when they do not have any idea about the app, buying fake reviews, etc. So, this is the chief reasons why you must not trust user reviews. Even Microsoft didn’t apply any policy about the app reviews. So, if you are looking to purchase any app from Windows app store, then you must search for the particular app or developer information on internet instead of trusting the user reviews.
2 – See Who’s the Developer
If you are downloading apps look who is the developer of the apps such as brands and developers. By doing this many users download the app which have official brands like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc in their name. Though there are apps which are better as compared to apps offered by official developers or the brands but it also does not mean that each time you install app just because of attached official name in the app title. Hence, you must download an app after searching the complete information about the developers and only if you had trust on them.
3 – Don’t Pay for What You Can Get for Free
When you browse Windows app store you will get number of apps that will confuse you that make money free of service. Some of the examples of such apps are VLC keyboard shortcuts, VLC guides, YouTube tips, etc, and these apps comes with a fee and some demands for payment like $ 9.99 so as to be popular free services such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook. So, before you buy, make sure it is totally free or not.
Though Microsoft has taken actions and wiped lots of fake apps from it its Windows store, but still it is you’re your responsibility to seriously check for the app before you buy it. This tip includes on both Google’s Play Store and as well as Apple’s App Store.
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