Select the access to protected user resources that the package requires.
To learn more about app capabilities see Microsoft's documentation.
Select application capabilities required by the package.
Allows AllJoyn-enabled apps and devices on a network to discover and interact with each other.
App Close Confirmation
Allows the capability for apps to close themselves, their windows, and delay their closing. Available for Windows 10 version 1703 (build 10.0.15063) and beyond.
Provides access to the user's appointment store.
Background Media Playback
Allows media playback while your app is running in the background.
Blocked Chat Messages
Allows apps to read SMS and MMS messages that have been blocked by the Spam Filter app.
Broad File System Access
Allows apps implicit access to the files and folders in the current working directory, as well as broad file-system access gated by a restricted capability.
Chat Message Access
Allows apps to read and delete Text Messages.
Allows apps to generate code dynamically.
Provides ability to enumerate the aggregates to the Phone.
Provides access to your documents library, including the capability to add, change, or delete files. The package can only access file types that it has declared in the manifest. The app cannot access document libraries on HomeGroup computers.
Allows apps created by Microsoft partners and enterprise to preserve existing desktop functionality that requires auto-elevation on launch and during an app's lifetime. Do not use this functionality if you plan to submit your app to the Microsoft Store; in most cases, it won't be approved.
Provides access to your Windows credentials, for access to a corporate intranet. This application can impersonate you on the network.
Allows developers to get frames of a targeted item returned by the capture picker control.
Provides access to your Internet connection for outgoing connections to the Internet.
Internet (Client and Server)
Provides access to your Internet connection, including incoming unsolicited connections from the Internet – the app can send information to or from your computer through a firewall. You do not need to declare Internet (Client) if this capability is declared.
Provides access to your music library and playlists, including the capability to add, change, or delete files. This capability also includes music libraries and playlists in the music library on HomeGroup computers, plus music file types on locally connected media servers.
Provides programmatic access to the user's 3D objects, allowing the app to enumerate and access all files in the library without user interaction.
Offline Maps Management
Allows apps to access MapControl APIs. This capability is needed to download map packages shared between users and apps.
Allows apps to access all of the phone lines on the device and perform several functions.
Phone Call History Public
Lets apps read cellular and some VOIP call history data on the device.
Provides access to your pictures library, including the capability to add, change, or delete files. This capability also includes pictures libraries on HomeGroup computers, along with picture file types on locally connected media servers.
Private Network(Client and Server)
Provides access to a home or work network – the app can send information to or from your computer and other computers on the same network.
Allows apps to have access to a list of devices linked to the user's Microsoft Account.
Provides access to removable storage, such as an external hard drive or USB flash drive, or MTP portable device, including the capability to add, change, or delete specific files. This package can only access file types that it has declared in the manifest.
Shared User Certificates
Provides access to software and hardware certificates or a smart card – used to identify you in the app. This capability may be used by your employer, bank, or government services to identify you.
The capability provides access to spatial mapping data, giving mixed reality apps information about surfaces.
User Account Information
Gives apps the ability to access the user's name and pictures.
User Data Tasks
Enable apps to select and get information about tasks.
User Notification Listener
Allows to read and manage a user's notifications, typically used for Companion Device makers that mirror a user's notification on a wearable device.
Provides access to your videos library, including the capability to add, change, or delete files. This capability also includes videos libraries on HomeGroup computers, along with video file types on locally connected media servers.
Allows apps to access the VOIP calling APIs.
Select device capabilities required by the package.
Allows communication with paired Bluetooth devices over the Generic Attribute(GATT) or Classic Basic Rate(RFCOMM) protocols.
Allows apps to detect where the user is looking within the application bounds when a compatible eye tracking device is used. This capability is required to use some of the APIs in the Windows.Devices.Input.Preview namespace.
Provides access to the user's current location.
Provides access to the microphone's audio feed.
Point of Service
Provides a vendor-neutral interface for accessing POS devices from various manufacturers.
Required for near-field communication (NFC) between devices in close proximity. Near-field proximity may be used to send files or connect with an app on a proximate device.
Provides access to the camera's video feed.