uwp Installation or Setup


Detailed instructions on getting UWP set up or installed.


  1. Windows 10
  2. Visual Studio 2015


  • Download and custom install Visual Studio 2015, while making sure that Universal Windows App Development Toolsis selected along with its sub options:-
    a) Tools and Windows SDK
    b) Emulator for Windows Phone

  • Make sure to Enable Developer Mode on development and deploying device.

  • Select the template based on the language that you want to use:
    C#, Visual Basic, C++ or JavaScript.

  • Next create a Blank App (Universal Windows).

  • Select the Target and Minimum version of Windows 10 suitable for your application.

    Click here if you are not sure which versions you should choose or simply leave the options at their default values and click 'OK' to get started!