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At 8:05 am PDT, a slideshow and initial impressions of the Windows Marketplace for Mobile app store were added. A correction regarding Marketplace reviews was made at 4:25 pm PT, and at 12:10 am PT on 10/7/09, an update was provided about the availability of Marketplace on other Windows Mobile platforms, along with details on the My Phone service.


  1. What services were officially launched alongside Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 6.5 phones?

    • Windows Marketplace for Mobile and a Web-based backup and sharing service called My Phone were officially launched.
  2. What features does Windows Marketplace for Mobile offer?

    • Windows Marketplace for Mobile features a well-thought-out model with a Web and on-phone storefront, a flexible billing system, and a self-service return policy.
  3. How many countries did the app store launch in?

    • The app store launched in 29 countries initially.
  4. What can users expect in terms of app selection and pricing on Windows Marketplace for Mobile?

    • The marketplace offers a variety of apps, with prices ranging from free to around $25.
  5. Can apps purchased from Windows Marketplace for Mobile be re-downloaded on different devices?

    • Yes, users can easily re-download apps on different devices using their Windows Live ID.
  6. Is Windows Marketplace for Mobile available for older phone models?

    • The Marketplace should be available for Windows 6.0 and 6.1 phones by the end of 2009.
  7. What services does Microsoft’s My Phone offer?

    • My Phone is a backup and media sharing service that allows users to access and manage contacts, calendar, texts, photos, and videos.
  8. What premium features are available on My Phone?

    • Premium features include remote phone tracking, locking, mapping, and data erasure.
  9. How can users purchase premium features for My Phone?

    • Premium features for My Phone can be purchased through the online dashboard.
  10. What is the storage limit for media on My Phone?

    • My Phone limits media storage to 200MB.
  11. In which countries was Windows Marketplace for Mobile initially launched?

    • The app launched in various countries, including the United States, Canada, Japan, and several European nations.
  12. Which countries had access to the premium features of My Phone at launch?

    • Premium My Phone features were available in select countries like the United States, Canada, and various European nations.


Microsoft’s launch of Windows Marketplace for Mobile alongside Windows Mobile 6.5 phones introduced users to a new application storefront and the My Phone backup service. The marketplace featured a range of apps with diverse pricing, while My Phone offered convenient data backup and premium remote phone management features. With a focus on user experience and accessibility, these services aimed to enhance the functionality of Windows Mobile devices. Users were also provided with insights into the availability of these services across different regions, highlighting Microsoft’s commitment to a global user base.

For more information and updates, visit the official website for Windows Marketplace for Mobile and My Phone services.