How to Uninstall apps installed from Microsoft Store or a Setup file

Uninstalling or removing an app from a computer can add more space in the memory of your computer. If you do not use an app for a longer time, it is better to uninstall the app. You can also use the old method of removing programs through Control Panel, however, you’ll only be able to remove the softwares that you have installed using set up file. Control Panel does not show the list of apps that you install from Microsoft Store.

In this article, I’m going to guide you with the steps how you can find the list of apps installed in your Windows 10 computer and uninstall any app.

To see all types of apps installed on your Windows 10 computer, you’ll have to use Apps that you can access from Windows Settings.

Steps to Uninstall any App from Windows 10 computer

First, press Windows key from the keyboard or click Windows button. It will open Start menu and here you have to click Settings.

Windows 10 settings button

Now, in the Windows Settings window, you’ll see a list of options. Click Apps to open ‘Apps & features’ window.

Windows 10 Settings window
Windows 10 Settings window

When you’re at Apps & features window, you’ll see a list of apps. These are the apps installed on your Windows 10 computer. To uninstall an app, click on the app you want to remove from the computer.

If you see the Uninstall and Move buttons are inactive, it means this is a system app, you cannot remove it.

windows 10 system app

If Uninstall button is active, it means you can remove this app.

windows 10 application sofware

Now, to remove the selected app from your computer, click Uninstall button and follow the instructions you see on the screen.

I hope this article was helpful to you and now you can uninstall apps from your Windows 10 computer. If you have any query or feedback, please feel free to share it through comments or contact page.

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