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Overview

How updates work

Files has multiple download options with each option having a unique package identity, this allows users to have different versions installed side by side. In order to enable auto updates for the sideload versions, we make use of the packageManagement capability. This capability is removed from the store build in order to prevent certification issues.

Dev

This is installed when building the app from the source code.

  • Display Name: Files - Dev
  • Publisher Name: Yair A
  • Package Name: FilesDev
  • Package Family Name: FilesDev_ykqwq8d6ps0ag
  • Auto updates: False

Store

This is installed from the store and uses the store assigned identity.

  • Display Name: Files
  • Publisher Name: Yair A
  • Package Name: 49306atecsolution.FilesUWP
  • Package Family Name: 49306atecsolution.FilesUWP_et10x9a9vyk8t
  • Auto updates: True

Sideload

This is installed from our website and is signed by the Files organization.

  • Display Name: Files
  • Publisher Name: Files
  • Package Name: Files
  • Package Family Name: Files_1y0xx7n9077q4
  • Auto updates: True

Sideload Preview

This is installed from our website and is signed by the Files organization.

  • Display Name: Files - Preview
  • Publisher Name: Files
  • Package Name: FilesPreview
  • Package Family Name: FilesPreview_wvne1zexy08sa
  • Auto updates: True