Windows Store Tips: Turn off Internet Client in Visual Studio if you don’t use the Internet


[Windows Store Tips]

When you create a new Windows Store project in Visual Studio 2012 it “helpfully” turns on one Capability in the manifest – “Internet Client”.

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Which is great … if you use the Internet.

But… having this turned on means your application must have a privacy policy to be approved for the Windows Store else it will fail submission. There are other reasons why you might need a privacy policy – but this one has tripped up many development teams.

If you don’t need it, turn it off.

Read other Windows Store Tips

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