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Do you always need to add the dependencies when side loading an app?

Hey guys,

We have now developed a couple of apps and when one of our devs sends us a build, it sometimes works just to install (via the device portal) the appxbundle file and sometimes we need to add the dependencies.

For these projects, we have not used any other libraries so there should be no need for dependencies.

Would be great if someone could shed a bit of light on this behaviour :)




  • This is not really my area of expertise, but my experience has been that you need to deploy dependencies that you haven't previously deployed. If another project had the same dependencies then you don't need to deploy the dependencies again for the new project.

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