How to Remove Windows 10 Default Apps

Windows 10 built-in with default apps which can’t be uninstalled as per ordinary apps. Ordinary apps can be uninstalled using right-click menu or using add remove application. Special method required for removing non removable apps. simply follow any of the methods as below;

Methods available to remove these apps as below;

  1. Windows Powershell command line
    1. Open Windows PowerShell (Admin)
    2. Key in the following to remove unwanted built-in apps
      • Uninstall 3D Builder
        Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Alarms and Clock
        Get-AppxPackage *windowsalarms* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall AppConnector
        Get-AppxPackage *appconnector* | 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 Feedback
        Get-AppxPackage *windowsfeedbackhub* | 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 Get Help
        Get-AppxPackage *gethelp* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Groove Music
        Get-AppxPackage *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Maps
        Get-AppxPackage *windowsmaps* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Messaging
        Get-AppxPackage *messaging* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Microsoft Solitaire Collection
        Get-AppxPackage *solitairecollection* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Mobile Plans
        Get-AppxPackage *oneconnect* | 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 Pay
        Get-AppxPackage *wallet* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Paint3D
        Get-AppxPackage *mspaint* | 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 Wifi
        Get-AppxPackage *connectivitystore* | Remove-AppxPackage
      • Uninstall Xbox
        Get-AppxPackage *xboxapp* | Remove-AppxPackage
  2. CCleaner
    • Install ccleaner by downloading here for installer or portable here
    • Open Tools>Uninstall
    • Click the apps to uninstall from list and click Uninstall button
  3. 10 Apps Manager
    • Download 10AppsManager here…
    • Extract the zip file and run the program
    • Just click the apps to remove.
    • Thanks to thewindowsclub for the simple application….

Advise;

  • Avoid uninstalling Windows Store App
  • Use windows store to reinstall back the apps if necessary

 

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