Ever since Nokia has boarded the Windows Phone ship, its market share seems to be slowly growing and off late it has overtaken the Blackberry market share. WP8 has created a strong foothold as the third OS in the Smartphone race, behind Android and iOS.
Now, one reason for the huge growth of the Android platform is the availability of huge number of Apps. Piracy among the apps is also a big issue here. But, in one way, the availability of pirated apps has helped in the growth of the Android ecosystem.
Now, coming to Windows phone! This OS does not easily allow its users to manually install Apps from other sources. But, we will tell you about a small workaround which will allow you to install .XAP files(WP8 installation files) on your device.