Article ID : 00122308 / Last Modified : 07/29/2015Print

How to uninstall an app from the Windows Store.

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    Follow this procedure to uninstall an app from the Windows® Store.

    1. On the taskbar, in the Search field next to the Start button, type the name of the application you wish to uninstall.
    2. At the top of the Search results, right-click the application name and, from the menu, click Uninstall.


      • All Windows Store apps will appear in Search results with the words Windows app underneath them.
      • If the Uninstall option is not available from the right-click menu, this indicates that the app is a pre-installed part of the operating system and cannot be removed.
    3. The app will be uninstalled from the computer.