Quikr ties up with Microsoft to launch its classified app on Windows platform

Online classifieds company Quikr today joined hands with Microsoft to launch the Quikr app on the Windows Phone Store. Quikr and Microsoft have joined hands to make the design appealing to users of the Windows platform thereby bringing the power of the Quikr classifieds marketplace to Windows Phone users.

The app comes equipped with open source software stack that has been used to build the backend while the front-end of the app has been built using native SDKs. This technology makes the performance of the app, fast and user friendly. This app is aimed at reaching out to a wider audience of smart phone users offering them the convenience of trading online.

The salient features of the Quikr app for Windows are automatic detection of users location, posting category based adverts, search browser simplified, connecting buyers and sellers using chats and social media.


Commenting on the launch of the app, Pranay Chulet, CEO and Founder of Quikr says, “With over 1 crore listings on our platform, the Quikr app can now be accessed by Windows Phone users who can buy, sell or rent with greater convenience, ease and simplicity. Quikr’s platform is the perfect matchmaker of the buyer with the seller.”

Commenting on this association, Navdeep Manaktala, Head Applications & Developer Ecosystem at Microsoft India says, “Mobile internet has enabled the growth of e-commerce at a phenomenal rate in India and offers service providers and consumers a convenient platform to engage on, anytime, anywhere. Quikr has been at the forefront of this growth and the new Windows Phone app will further simplify the process of online trading for customers on the go, offering them a great experience.”

The Quikr app is also available on multiple operating systems including Android, iOS and Java. The app has been downloaded by over 10 million users.

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