Free Windows Phone Devices for Developers


Are you building Public Sector apps for Windows Phone? WE HAVE A DEVICE FOR THAT!

Your application MUST BE a Public Sector Windows Phone App (What is a Public Sector App? Sample Apps)

  1. Government Developer: You can request a device (as a loaner) for one month – after which you must return it.
  2. non-Government Developer: If you publish the public sector app to marketplace we’ll let you keep the device to build more apps. Otherwise, option 1 applies.

United States Developers Only… (For non-US developers, contact the WP Champ nearest you. Download and Find My Champ app in marketplace.) To request a device, send email to

To get started with Windows Phone app development, download Windows Phone SDK. For Windows Azure Developers, download Windows Azure SDK, Free Trial Account, WebMatrix and InfoKit.

Notice to all Public Sector Employees: Due to government gift and ethics laws and Microsoft policy, government employees (including military and employees of public education institutions) are not eligible to participate in any give-away that may be associated with this program. Further information on Microsoft compliance with U.S. government gift and ethics rules can be found here.

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