How to Uninstall Unnecessary Apps from Windows 10

How to Uninstall Unnecessary Apps from Windows 10 – Windows 10, no doubt provides you one of the best possible ways to handle various things starting from very minute to complex. This is the thing which also makes your Windows 10 PC faster. Normally whenever we want to remove apps installed in our PC, we move to the control panel. Windows 10 provides you an alternative to that. You can remove the app directly from the Apps and features tab in the system section. Let’s see How to Uninstall Unnecessary Apps from Windows 10 stepwise.

 

How to Uninstall Unnecessary Apps from Windows 10

Step-1: First, press Win+I hotkey to open Settings.

Step-2: Click on the Apps icon; it will take you to the Apps & features section in the following screen.

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Step-3: Now, select the app, which you want to remove

Step-4: Click Uninstall from the extended pane.

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Step-5: Once a small confirmation pop up appears, click on Uninstall.

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Uninstall all built-in apps

Windows 10 has greyed out Uninstall buttons for pre-installed applications in the Apps & feature section making its removal impossible. But here is another way using which you can successfully uninstall the built-ins one by one –

  • Press the combination of Win+X and select Windows PowerShell (Admin).

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  • Give permission to access UAC by clicking Yes.
  • Copy/paste the following syntax in the PowerShell Window and press Enter for each app separately like the screenshot.

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3D Builder: Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage

Alarms and Clock: Get-AppxPackage *windowsalarms* | Remove-AppxPackage

Calculator: Get-AppxPackage *windowscalculator* | Remove-AppxPackage

Calendar and Mail: Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Camera: Get-AppxPackage *windowscamera* | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Office: Get-AppxPackage *officehub* | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Skype: Get-AppxPackage *skypeapp* | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Started: Get-AppxPackage *getstarted* | Remove-AppxPackage

Groove Music: Get-AppxPackage *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage

Maps: Get-AppxPackage *windowsmaps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Microsoft Solitaire Collection: Get-AppxPackage *solitairecollection* | Remove-AppxPackage

Money: Get-AppxPackage *bingfinance* | Remove-AppxPackage

Movies & TV: Get-AppxPackage *zunevideo* | Remove-AppxPackage

News: Get-AppxPackage *bingnews* | Remove-AppxPackage

OneNote: Get-AppxPackage *onenote* | Remove-AppxPackage

People: Get-AppxPackage *people* | Remove-AppxPackage

Phone Companion: Get-AppxPackage *windowsphone* | Remove-AppxPackage

Photos: Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage

Store: Get-AppxPackage *windowsstore* | Remove-AppxPackage

Sports: Get-AppxPackage *bingsports* | Remove-AppxPackage

Voice Recorder: Get-AppxPackage *soundrecorder* | Remove-AppxPackage

Weather: Get-AppxPackage *bingweather* | Remove-AppxPackage

Xbox: Get-AppxPackage *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage

           

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  • 3 thoughts on “How to Uninstall Unnecessary Apps from Windows 10

    1. Hey Jordan, Sorry for the inconvenience. I have updated the methods now.

    2. This is yet again a useless guide that doesn’t work. I give up.

    3. Barbara Crissman says:

      I am trying to install Verizon Cloud and it said to turn off Sync in the
      Settings but my Sync and Individual Sync is not available

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