How to uninstall Weather App in Windows 10

Weather is one of the favorite topics to start a conversation with almost everyone. Windows 10 offers a preinstalled Weather app which offers local weather, forecast, temperature gradient, historical data, multiple locations, and so on.  However, if you are not a big fan of it, it is possible to uninstall Weather App in Windows 10

In this post, we will learn multiple ways to uninstall the Windows 10 Weather 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 Weather App in Windows 10

How to uninstall Weather App in Windows 10

You can remove or uninstall the Weather App using these methods:

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

Removing the Weather app does not affect Windows functionality by any means. So it’s safe to uninstall it, and use any other weather app of your choice.

1] Uninstall Weather App via the Start Menu

Uninstall Weather App from Start

The simplest way to uninstall any Windows 10 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 Weather
  • When the Weather 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 Weather app via Settings

Uninstall Weather app via Settings

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 Weather app.
  4. It will reveal the menu to Move and Uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button to remove the Weather app from Windows.

3] Use a PowerShell command to remove the Weather 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 Weather App:

Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.BingWeather | Remove-AppxPackage

Once the execution is complete, the Weather App will be uninstalled.

4] Use a third-party freeware

Our freeware 10AppsManager will let you easily uninstall and reinstall Windows Store apps. You can also use CCleanerStore Applications Manager, or AppBuster to uninstall unwanted apps like the Weather app in Windows 10.

It is easy to uninstall the Weather 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.

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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.

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