Just a week back , i got my new Windows Phone 7 ( HTC Mozart 7 ) to get a feel of how the new Windows Phone 7 OS looks .
The Phone looks amazing than my old WM 6 but yet looked like an empty box for a week . The Reason for this was lack of Market Place support currently in India to install the App ,
I was unable to install the apps and ended up getting the following error message.
“marketplace is not yet available in your country/region”
But that was just until today when i got a little hack information from one of my colleague ( Ananda ) to install the Apps for Windows Phone 7 in india with the Registry changes .
You know what , now my Windows Phone 7 atleast has some Applications installed that includes
- Adobe Reader
- List it Do it
- Live Cricket
- Twitter App
- Robot Strike
- Manager Deportivc
I will post about the Apps in the later posts , but before that let me explains the steps that i followed to get it work .
2. Open the Registry Editor ( Type Regedit in the serachbox from Windows Start Button and click enter ) and navigate to the key where the Zune entries are added .
You should find them in the following path
You should be able to see the below values when you double click the MarketPlace / Apps / SignAvailable
Just include ,IN at the end in all the 3 dialogs ( MarketPlace / Apps / SignAvailable) . So each of them looks like
Now try connect the Windows Phone 7 to your PC . The zune player should start automatically and the following message will be displayed .
Now , you should be able to see the Market place in your zune ,start browsing the apps and install them …
Note that everytime before you connect the Windows Phone 7 , you need to change the Registry entry and make sure you have your Windows Live ID
There is an App from TheWindowsClub called WP7 Marketplace enabler which allows you to access the Amarketplace anywhere easily .
Just connect your Phone to PC and click Ok to see the Market place in the Zune .