How to Reset Windows Store apps in Windows 10 via Settings

Windows 10 v1607 and later now let you easily, with a click reset your Windows Store app, if it is not working properly. Earlier if apps did not work properly, the solution was to re-register it using PowerShell, but with this new feature, you can reset apps easily. I will show you where the setting to reset apps is available.

Reset Windows Store apps

Open the Start Menu and click on the Settings icon. Next, click 0n System and then on Apps & features in the left panel. Having done that, you will see the following window.

Reset Windows Store apps

Next, identify the app which is not working properly and click on it. the panel will expand and you will see options to Move and Uninstall. Here you will also see Advanced options. Click on it and the following window will open.

Reset Windows Store apps windows 10

Here, you will have to click on the Reset button, to reset the app. Clicking on it will open the following warning window, telling you that the app’s data will be deleted and preferences reset.

reset app

Click on Reset. In a few seconds, you will see a check mark next to the reset button, indicating that the operation has been completed successfully.

reset done

Now see if the Windows Store app is working properly. It should!

This post will show you how to Reset Windows 10 if you ever feel the need to.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.