We know that Windows supports Mixed Reality. To manage all settings of VR or AR, Microsoft has made the Mixed Reality Portal. This app can configure everything and acts as a command center for MR. But if you do not have a need ofr it, you can remove the app. In this post, we will learn how to uninstall Mixed Reality Portal app. We can do it via the Start Menu, Settings, using a PowerShell command or a free app uninstaller to remove apps.
How to uninstall Mixed Reality Portal in Windows 11/10
You can remove or uninstall the Mixed Reality Portal using these methods:
- Uninstall from the Start Menu
- Uninstall via Settings
- Use a PowerShell command
- Use a third-party freeware.
If you have VR hardware or headset, then you should not uninstall it. Microsoft offers over 3000 VR games and apps that you can use and enjoy MR.
1] Uninstall Mixed Reality Portal from the Start Menu
The simplest way to uninstall apps is with a right-click. There are two ways, one which is new with recent feature update of Windows.
- Click on the Start button, and type Mixed Reality Portal
- When the Mixed Reality Portal 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 Mixed Reality Portal via Settings
The first method works fine, but you can also uninstall via the Settings
- Click on Start Menu > Settings > System > Apps and Features.
- Wait till the app list is populated.
- Click on the Mixed Reality Portal.
- It will reveal the menu to Move and Uninstall.
- Click on the Uninstall button to remove the Mixed Reality Portal from Windows.
In Windows 11, you will see it like this:
3] Use a PowerShell command to remove the Mixed Reality Portal
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 Mixed Reality Portal:
Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.MixedReality.Portal | Remove-AppxPackage
Once the execution is complete, the Mixed Reality Portal will be uninstalled.
4] Use a third-party freeware
So as you can see, it is easy to uninstall the Mixed Reality Portal 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.