How to uninstall Microsoft News App in Windows 10

Every day is an essential part of everyone’s life. If you always use a Windows 10 laptop or desktop, Microsoft News is an excellent source of daily news and the breaking news which needs your attention. However, as always, many have a preference for the News app. So if you are not using it, here is how to uninstall Microsoft News App in Windows 10.

In this post, we will learn how to uninstall the Microsoft News App. We can do it via the Start Menu, Settings, using a PowerShell command or a free app uninstaller to remove apps.

uninstall Microsoft News App

How to uninstall Microsoft News App in Windows 10

You can remove or uninstall the Windows 10 News App using these methods:

  1. Uninstall from the Start Menu
  2. Uninstall via Settings
  3. Use a third-party tool
  4. Use a PowerShell command.

Here is a small warning. If you uninstall the Microsoft News App, you will also uninstall the Calendar app along with it. Microsoft offers them together as part of the experience.

1] Uninstall Microsoft News App from the Start Menu

Uninstall Microsoft News App via Start

The simplest way to uninstall apps is with a right-click. There two ways, one which is new with recent feature update of Windows.

  • Click on the Start button, and type Microsoft News
  • When the Microsoft News App appears in the list, right-click on it
  • Click on the Uninstall option.

There is another uninstall option on the right side of the listing which also reveals some quick action for the app.

2] Uninstall Microsoft News App via Settings

Uninstall Microsoft News App in Windows 10

The first method works fine, but you can also uninstall via the Settings

  1. Click on Start Menu > Settings  > System > Apps and Features.
  2. Wait till the app list is populated.
  3. Click on the Microsoft News App.
  4. It will reveal the menu to Move and Uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button to remove the Microsoft News App from Windows.

3] Use a third-party tool

Uninstall unwanted apps in Windows 10

You can also use CCleanerStore Applications Manager, 10AppsManager or AppBuster to uninstall unwanted apps like the Microsoft News App in Windows 10.

4] Use a PowerShell command to remove the Microsoft News App

If you are a power user, this method works like a charm.

Open PowerShell with admin privileges, and execute the Remove App package command for the Microsoft News App:

Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingNews | Remove-AppxPackage

Once the execution is complete, the Microsoft News App will be uninstalled.

You can choose to uninstall the Microsoft News App using any of the methods. Use PowerShell with precaution, and use the specific command. The settings menu is useful when you need to uninstall multiple apps, else the right click on the Start menu method works great.

If you wish to reinstall apps, you may do so via the Microsoft Store – or use these PowerShell commands to reinstall pre-installed apps.

Posted by on , in Category Windows with Tags
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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


4 + 7 =