Claim your free Windows/WP dev account using DreamSpark

You’ve built your app and now you need to share it with the world.

Being a student is tough so Microsoft is kind enough to waver the one time registration fee (R193 at time of publication). I explain the simple steps needed to claim this cool benefit.

Step 1

Head on over to www.dreamspark.com/Student/Windows-Store-Access and login with you DreamSpark account.

Don’t have a DreamSpark account? Check out this post  (errornaik.com/dreamspark-registration-updated) for details on getting one

Click “Get code Now”, don’t close this tab yet; you will need this code in a bit.

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Step 2

Now it is time to head on over to www.dev.windows.com. Navigate to your dashboard and then click “Windows Phone Store”

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Step 3

We’re making progress 🙂

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Don’t be scared off by this. Trust me, we are going to make that once off fee disappear. Click “Enrol”

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Fill in some basic details.

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Remember that code? We need it here. Enter it and click “Next”.

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Look! That once of fee has disappeared! Told ya it would disappear 🙂 Hit that “Purchase” button.

ClaimDreamSpark7That’s it! We’re all done, happy app publishing 🙂

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