How to Install or Uninstall Microsoft Store Apps in Windows 11/10

This is a basic tutorial for Windows 11/10 beginners, who wants to know how to install or uninstall UWP apps in Windows 11/10 that you download from the ShopMicrosoft. The process is quite simple, so let’s take a look.

How to install Microsoft Store apps

If you want to install the Microsoft Store apps on your Windows 11/10 PC, you will need to visit the official Microsoft Store, search for the app, then download and install it.

cone ‘shop‘ in the taskbar search bar and click open the App store. Using the search bar, search for the app. Once the Store app is found, click on the Fitter button.

If the application is free, you will see Free written on the button. The process is quite simple and the installation is also quick and simple.

How to uninstall Microsoft Store apps

To remove or uninstall a Windows 11/10 app that you installed from the Microsoft Store, you will have the following options:

  1. Uninstall it from the start menu
  2. Uninstall it through settings
  3. Use a PowerShell command
  4. Use a PowerShell script
  5. Use free third-party software.

1]Uninstall it from the start menu

Windows 11

The easiest way to uninstall Windows 11 apps is to registers the name of the application in the taskbar search. Once its icon is displayed in the search result, right-click on it and select Uninstall.

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The app will be uninstalled in a few moments.

Windows 10

Also for Windows 10 apps, registers the name of the application in the taskbar search. Once its icon is displayed in the search result, right-click on it and select Uninstall.

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That’s all ! The app will be uninstalled in a few moments.

2]Uninstall it via settings

Windows 11


Open Windows 11 Settings > Apps > Apps & features > Locate the app > Click on the 3 vertical dots and select Uninstall.

Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can delete Store apps through Settings, as follows:

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  1. Click on the start menu to open it
  2. Click on Settings to open the Settings window
  3. In the Settings window, click on System
  4. Click Apps & Features. The right panel will be populated with the list of pre-installed Windows 10 apps that you can remove
  5. Click on an app to see Move and Uninstall options. Click on Uninstall to delete the app.

The uninstall feature is not available for all Windows 10 apps. Some of them Windows thinks are essential for you, so you don’t see the Uninstall button next to them.

Read: Comment to remove the Find an application in the store option, in the Choose the default program menu.

3]Use a PowerShell command

Completely uninstall pre-installed Windows Store apps

This article will show you how to uninstall even pre-installed UWP apps using PowerShell commands.

4]Use a PowerShell script

Remove Built-in Windows 10 Apps Using PowerShell Script

This guide will show you how to remove built-in Windows applications using a ready-to-use PowerShell script from TechNet Gallery.

5]Windows Store Apps Uninstaller

Windows 10 Store App Uninstaller

The Windows Store App Uninstaller is another PowerShell application available in the Technet Gallery. If you no longer need an app, you can use the Windows 10 Store app uninstaller to remove and free up space on the drive.

6]Use free third-party software

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Our freeware 10AppsManager will let you easily uninstall and reinstall Windows Store apps.

You can also use CCleaner, Store Applications Manager or AppBuster to uninstall multiple Windows Store apps at once in Windows 11/10.

Specific articles you might be interested in:

  1. How to uninstall the Xbox app
  2. How to uninstall the Mail app
  3. How to uninstall the Photos app.

Read next: How to reinstall preinstalled apps.

How to Install Windows Store Apps

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