How to Uninstall Built-in Apps in Windows 10?

What are Built-in Apps?

There are so many things new in Windows 10. If you have navigated Windows 10 properly, you may have noticed that there are so many bunches of built-in apps come with Windows 10. Few of the examples of built-in apps are Alarms and Clock, Calculator, Calendar and Mail, Camera, Get Office, Get Skype, Get Started, Groove Music, Maps, Microsoft Solitaire Collection, Money, Movies & TV, News, OneNote, People, Phone Companion, Photos, Store, Sports, Voice Recorder, Weather and Xbox, etc. Many of the users don’t use most to built-in apps and they want to remove/uninstall built-in apps from his Windows.

built-in apps

However, built-in apps won’t take much space in your installation directory. Also, many users use few built-in apps like Calculator, Camera, Groove Music, Microsoft Solitaire Collection, etc. This article has a worth for the users who wants to remove or uninstall built-in apps from his Windows 10.

Uninstall Built-in Apps

If you want to remove or uninstall built-in Apps from your Windows 10, follow the steps given below:

Step 1. We need to access “Windows Settings”. Press “Win + X” and click “Settings” in the option given to the list.

windows settings

Step 2. Now, click on “Apps” and it will the next screen to you.


Step 3. In the left pane of the screen, click “Apps & features”.

apps & features

Step 4. Now go to the right side, under Apps & features there is a search bar where you can search the Windows Apps. Type the name of the App that you want to remove (I have typed solitaire for example).

uninstall built-in apps from Windows 10

Step 5. Click on the found result (as mine solitaire) and you will see the option to “Uninstall”. Just need to tap on Uninstall in order to remove the built-in app from Windows 10.

uninstall built-in apps

So, this is the very easiest way to remove any built-in app from your Windows PC. Just need to type the name of the app that you want to uninstall and you will get the result, click on uninstall button and that app will be removed from your PC as shown above in Step 5. You can do the same process to remove other built-in apps from a Windows 10 computer. Hope this article meets your expectation that you are looking for. Steps to Remove Windows 10 Built-in Apps Click To Tweet

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2 thoughts on “How to Uninstall Built-in Apps in Windows 10?

  1. Hi
    Thanks for the tip. I hade that Microsoft preinstall all these apps. Even on enterprise version of Windows 10 many of these apps are preinstalled. Nice that it is possible to get rid of them if you don’t need them.

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