Linking your Windows Developer Account

In this guide we’ll cover the procedure to link your Windows developer account to Appbot.

Linking your Windows Developer Account to Appbot has the following benefits:

  • You will receive new reviews from the Windows store into your Appbot account much faster
  • See the OS version for each review in Appbot
  • Receive the device for each review.

Important – You need to have global administrator permission for your Microsoft account to link your windows developer account.

  1. Head to https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/dashboard/Account/NewApp while signed into the correct Microsoft Account
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  1. Name the Azure AD Application “Appbot Windows Store”, enter “https://appbot.co” as the Reply URL and App ID URI. Then choose “Customize permissions”
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  1. Under Product-level permissions, ensure that All products – Analytics is set to Read only and press “Save”
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  1. You should see the following. Click on “Manage users”
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  1. From Manage users, select “Appbot Windows Store”
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  1. Note down the Tenant ID and the Client ID, then choose Add new key
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  1. Note down the Key provided

  2. Head back over to Appbot and navigate to the “Team” tab from the top navigation bar.
  3. From the left hand menu, select “Link App Stores” then press on the “Link a Microsoft Account” button
  4. Enter in your “Tenant ID” , “Client ID” and “Key” from earlier and press the “Link Account” button
  5. Congratulations, your account has been linked! Our bots will now complete the account link, you will see a green ‘Authenticated’ badge on each authenticated app on the Manage Apps page within the next 10 minutes.

If you need any further assistance on linking your windows developer account, don’t hesitate to contact us at support@appbot.co. We also recommend checking out out our FAQ section here.­­­­