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How Do You Change Location?

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    How Do You Change Location?


    I live in the Uk and was wondering can you change your location so i can download win 8 apps from the usa app store as i would like to use iheart radio app. Is this possible? Thank you

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    Hello Andre,

    The tutorial below can help show you how to change your region location in Windows 8.

    Location - Change Region Home Location in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Quote Originally Posted by andrewandy View Post

    I live in the Uk and was wondering can you change your location so i can download win 8 apps from the usa app store as i would like to use iheart radio app. Is this possible? Thank you

    Hi there
    remember also with some of the streaming services they check your location too so even if you can install the application it won't necessarily work.

    However by using a Proxy you can "Get round" that little inconvenience. I use a proxy so I can have "Sky GO" wherever I am -- if you've ever watched Belgian or French TV it's a guaranteed cure for insomnia. !!

    An interesting FREE APP ( although it starts with a 20 sec commercial) but gives you a load of UK Freeview TV channels is one called "TV Catchup" which isn't actually Catchup but a TV streaming application of the UK Freeview channels. This also needs a proxy to make it work outside the UK but with 4G on a phone or decent fast broadband -- not an issue.

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