How to remove built-in apps in Windows 10?

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Staff February 8, 2016

The simplest way is open PowerShell as administrator. Open the Start menu, search for “PowerShell,” right-click the PowerShell shortcut, and select “Run as administrator”.

 

Here is how to remove and re-install built in apps in Windows 10

remove apps in windows 10

Copy and paste the command given below with list of apps you can want to uninstall, pressing Enter after each one to remove the apps you don’t want on your Windows 10 computer.

 

> Uninstall 3D Builder:

Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage

> Uninstall Alarms and Clock:

Get-AppxPackage *windowsalarms* | Remove-AppxPackage

> Uninstall Calculator:

Get-AppxPackage *windowscalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage

> Uninstall Calendar and Mail:

Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage

> Uninstall Camera:

Get-AppxPackage *windowscamera* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Get Office:

Get-AppxPackage *officehub* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Get Skype:

Get-AppxPackage *skypeapp* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Get Started:

Get-AppxPackage *getstarted* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Groove Music:

Get-AppxPackage *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Maps:

Get-AppxPackage *windowsmaps* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Microsoft Solitaire Collection:

Get-AppxPackage *solitairecollection* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Money:

Get-AppxPackage *bingfinance* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Movies & TV:

Get-AppxPackage *zunevideo* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall News:

Get-AppxPackage *bingnews* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall OneNote:

Get-AppxPackage *onenote* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall People:

Get-AppxPackage *people* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Phone Companion:

Get-AppxPackage *windowsphone* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Photos:

Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Store:

Get-AppxPackage *windowsstore* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Sports:

Get-AppxPackage *bingsports* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Voice Recorder:

Get-AppxPackage *soundrecorder* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Weather:

Get-AppxPackage *bingweather* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

> Uninstall Xbox:

Get-AppxPackage *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage

 

All the other apps not listed here cannot be removed.

 

If you want to get all apps back run this command in Powershell

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

 

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