How do I search the Windows 8 Store?
It seems like it is only possible to browse through apps in the Windows Store. How do I find a known app without having to find it on the web, and using its URL to get to its Store page?
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You can hit
You will see the the same UI as in @Louis' answer. The difference is that you can do it from any app.
In the Store app, bring up the Charms bar, and click the Search icon.
Type the name of the app you are looking for:
Look for the app in the search results:
You have 2 options. The default option is
But the easier and better option is to simply start typing when in the store. It will automatically open the search bar without having to go through the hassle of opening the charm bar :).