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7 Eleven Official App
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Official 7 Eleven app for Windows Phone 8 launches, features coupons and more

Looks like another official app has launched for Windows Phone 8 and it slipped under our radar. 7 Eleven (http://www.7-eleven.com), the popular convenience store chain in the US, released their Windows Phone 8 this last Wednesday.

The app itself has a unique UI, featuring a swipe based gesture system to navigate to the main sections. It’s actually the same layout as the iOS and Android apps, keeping the company design consistent. Those sections include special day-only deals, in-store goods like sandwiches and wings, coupons that you can redeem and a store finder. The app has all four of those sections laid out as tabs and you can merely tap or swipe to get to them

Users can register to get specialized deals and access to coupons. The deals can be pinned to your Start screen for quick access—not bad if you frequent 7 Eleven often. Likewise, you can find stores easily with the locator and mapping function, even adding your favorite location.

The app additionally features a doublewide Tile, though it doesn’t quite appear to be Live and the app has a nice banner with the current weather, time and greeting.

Overall, the 7 Eleven app is done well. Sure, it’s a design port from their other apps but it doesn’t feel rushed either and with the doublewide tile and pinnable coupons, Windows Phone 8 users who often visit their local shop will appreciate the savings.

7 Eleven – Windows Phone 8 – Store Link – Free

Thanks, Joseph H., for the tip

QR: 7 Eleven

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Official 7 Eleven app for Windows Phone 8 launches, features coupons and more

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Badass, now all we need is Dunkin Donuts to follow suit! =D

Maybe they might be able to update with some lock screen support later..? =P

I imagine if you have one near work and get your coffee there everyday, like some do, then you could use the coupons, etc. I dunno, I say the same about the Best Buy app, etc. But I'd rather have it than not ;) It shows the platform is growing when we get seemingly frivolous apps 

I could not have said it better. The other OS's have a crap load of apps no one use or even know exist but they still have them in there market. An app that's important to one person may not be to to the next but that does not mean its not needed.

+920 & then some. This is what I keep preaching to people with the other OS's. Can you install 1.5 million apps on your whiPhone/Hemmerrdroid?

Spot on. I have no use for this app, but somebody has to. This also means we have an app that's available on iOS and Android. Closing the app boundary is important. Do I care? No, I have all the apps I could want, and then some. But for many, they honestly feel as though Windows Phone doesn't have enough apps for them, it's often the case someone who's interested in it will pass by for no reason other than Windows Phone not having as many apps.

I personally won't be using this app, but it's a good sign that people are starting to take interest and pay attention to Windows Phone. Let's keep it up.

I will particularly use this app a fair amount. I go there regularly. The one major improvement over this already fantastic app would be to add your 7-11 card to the app and scan it for mobile payment options.

The foursquare integration is broken

Well supposedly anyone with an iPhone and Android had to download it, so in my mind I'm like, "Windows Phone is picking up, all these guys STILL won't make one for us?! Get on it!" I feel I had some small role in making this happen, even if it's not true lol...it's all in the public eye, there needs to be "Windows Phone" listed on app ads and posters! People need to know Windows Phone is serious and its staying!

I live in Southeastern PA and work in South Jersey and I couldn't find a 7-11 if my life depended on it. Wawa, on the other hand, is everywhere. But its cool for those who still have them. :-)

Down in Florida, 7-11 is everywhere and we are just now getting WaWa's.  In the entire Central Florida area, across 2 counties and several cities, there are only 3 WaWa's I know of... one of which just opened 2 months ago.
 
A lot of businesses are regional, as shocking as that might be to some.  We have zero Carl's Jr.s out here and not a Jack in the Box to be seen.

Massachusetts. And while I can't claim to have been to every last corner of the state, 7-11 seem to be pretty frequent wherever I do go.

Just for completeness, they exist in Austin, Texas as well, though not as staple as they are in places like Chicago, Denver, etc.

On my way to and from work everyday, I pass THREE 7-11s.  Thats a 15 minute trek around 5 miles on the same street in one direction.
 

This is great stuff! I'm not a regular 7-11 customer, still nice to see different retailers joining the WP scene

I like the app and will use it. Got free Pillsbury cinnamon bun today and free ice cream when I bought a digorno pizza.

That's an app I hear alot of people screaming for. Personally I wouldn't use it, not a SB lover, but it's great to see more official apps coming onboard

There's an official star bucks Mexico app that lauched a few weeks back. I'm sure the u.s one will be out soon.

I find it highly amusing that such minor app (yes, there are people who will find it useful, but not many) is a front page news... Come on, guys! Find something more interesting to write about - surely there are some news about upcoming devices or major software/firmware releases!

Yes, there's this new phone on the horizon that will blow your mind! 5.5" high resolution holographic imaging chip with new processor technology never released until now, the Geno morph 15,000. It uses an 8 flash 458 mega mega pixle camera. And has flashing neon lights too!!!!

Its not their fault that there isn't much noteworthy on the weekends to cover. Expect Saturdays and Sundays to be slow.

Perceived lack of apps is a huge stumbling block for windows phone. Any official app offering,no matter how trivial, is a plus for the OS.

It's front page news because we're finally getting a large amount of official apps on a pretty routine basis now. Whereas before on WP7, official apps were a rarity (and those that existed weren't updated or often buggy), we're now receiving loads of official apps like the Dominoe's pizza app and the Viper car alarm app that aren't perhaps NECESSARY for everybody, but still signal in a shift in change in how Windows Phone is now being perceived as a viable platform by many.

We have lots of 7-11 stores here in the Philippines and it's not available for us on the Store (which means still of no use locally) that's a big let down.. :(

I just want Slurpee code redemption. It's all I asked from them. At least my WP app request went through. Coupons. :3

7-11s are still very relevant. In the northeast Wawa has taken over (waiting on an app) but 7-11 are still around my area. Love them Slurpees!