How to Uninstall App Add-ons from Microsoft Store Apps in Windows 11/10

Universal apps or Microsoft Store apps are miniature programs that Microsoft has made available for Windows PC. A lot of add-ons for UWP apps can be installed from official windows store directly like, there is Photos DLC Main add-on for the Photos app. In this article, we will see how you can uninstall Microsoft Store app add-ons in Windows 11/10.

Uninstall app add-ons from Microsoft Store apps

Although installing app add-ons from the Windows Store is easy and sometimes requires no action or action, users who are not very tech-savvy may find it difficult to uninstall them because they do not appear not in the Control Panel or in the Applications category of Settings.

Nevertheless, there is an easy way to uninstall it. Take the example of the add-on for the Windows Photos application.

The official name of the Photos app add-on is Photos.DLC.Main (DLC apparently stands for “downloadable content”), and it can be found in the Settings section.

To access it, open the link Settings > Applications and features > Advanced options visible under the application. Application add-ons do not appear in the list of applications.

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So, find the entry for the app you want to uninstall, then click Advanced options privilege. There, in the App add-ons and downloadable content section, all installed add-ons for the selected app will appear.

Now click on the add-on that you want to uninstall and choose Uninstall option. When prompted to confirm, click the Uninstall button again.

Uninstall universal app add-ons

If no add-ons are installed for the application, you will see ‘No add-ons are currently installed for this app’s message‘.


Similarly, you can do this for any Windows Store app on your Windows 11/10 PC.

That’s it !


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