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App hidden from store, but link to app still works RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have hidden my app from the store, but it is still available directly from the link!
    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:05 PM

All replies

  • That is what hidden does, it hides the app from searches (Related apps, etc) on the market.
    • Marked as answer by TChiang Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:51 AM
    • Unmarked as answer by TChiang Thursday, February 14, 2013 7:03 PM
    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 11:30 PM
  • If an 'hidden' app is not searchable in the marketplace but available to people with the url, it is quite an acceptable implementation. But the problem is that the 'hidden' app is searchable in Google (but not Bing) and the link is live, then I think MS should do something about it and other developers should know about this so they know what they are getting into when they 'hide' the app.

    So I have un-marked the answer, hoping to keep this alive and get MS attention to fix it.

    Thursday, February 14, 2013 7:09 PM