Can I test a Windows Phone 8 app on an actual mobile device?

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I currently have a Nokia Lumia 820 and I'm trying to test a Windows Phone 8 application before I submit to the store. Would this be possible in Visual Studio? If not a Lumia, can I test it on another actual device?

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Yes, of course you can, and you can do it on any Windows Phone 8 device, regardless of the make.

The
device must be developer-unlocked (registered) first.  After that you
just connect it to the machine (USB) and Visual Studio will give you the
choice to run/debug the application on the emulator or the device.

Here’s the official help on the device registration:

How to register your phone for development for Windows Phone 8

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  • carlosdl
    Yes, of course you can, and you can do it on any Windows Phone 8 device, regardless of the make.

    The device must be developer-unlocked (registered) first.  After that you just connect it to the machine (USB) and Visual Studio will give you the choice to run/debug the application on the emulator or the device.

    Here's the official help on the device registration:

    How to register your phone for development for Windows Phone 8
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