Uninstall Windows 10 apps with a single command

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Windows 10 offers a series of universal apps ( universal apps ) installed by default on the system. Most of these applications are uninstallable but cannot be removed using the canonical methodology.

Some applications, including those often added by PC manufacturers, can also be uninstalled from the menu that appears by clicking on the new Windows 10 Start
button. Right-clicking on the corresponding “tiles” in the Start menu and then selecting Uninstall, you can delete items like Microsoft Solitaire Collection, Get Office, Get Skype, Money, News, and so on.

Uninstall Windows 10 apps with a single command

However, the default applications installed in Windows 10 cannot be removed in the same way.

The following Microsoft universal apps can be uninstalled using simple Powershell cmdlets .
The cmdlets (pronounced command lets ) are special and powerful bootable commands from Powershell.

To uninstall Windows 10 default apps, simply press the Windows + X key combination, then select Command Prompt (Admin).

Uninstall Windows 10 apps with a single command.

When the command prompt window with black background appears, you will have to type powershell then use the following cmdlets :

3D Builder
Get-AppxPackage * 3dbuilder * | Remove-AppxPackage

Alarms and clock
Get-AppxPackage * windowsalarms * | Remove-AppxPackage

Get-AppxPackage Calculator
* windowscalculator * | Remove-AppxPackage

Mail and Calendar
Get-AppxPackage * windowscommunicationsapps * | Remove-AppxPackage

Maps
Get-AppxPackage * windowsmaps * | Remove-AppxPackage

Contacts
Get-AppxPackage * people * | Remove-AppxPackage

Camera
Get-AppxPackage * windowscamera * | Remove-AppxPackage

Photos
Get-AppxPackage * photos * | Remove-AppxPackage

Money
Get-AppxPackage * bingfinance * | Remove-AppxPackage

Movies and TV
Get-AppxPackage * zunevideo * | Remove-AppxPackage

News
Get-AppxPackage * bingnews * | Remove-AppxPackage

Get-AppxPackage Weather
* bingweather * | Remove-AppxPackage

Sports
Get-AppxPackage * bingsports * | Remove-AppxPackage

Xbox
Get-AppxPackage * xboxapp * | Remove-AppxPackage

OneNote
Get-AppxPackage * onenote * | Remove-AppxPackage

Voice Recorder
Get-AppxPackage * soundrecorder * | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Office
Get-AppxPackage * officehub * | Remove-AppxPackage

Get Skype
Get-AppxPackage * skypeapp * | Remove-AppxPackage

Microsoft Solitaire Collection
Get-AppxPackage * solitairecollection * | Remove-AppxPackage

Groove Music
Get-AppxPackage * zunemusic * | Remove-AppxPackage

Getting started
Get-AppxPackage * getstarted * | Remove-AppxPackage

Phone Companion
Get-AppxPackage * windowsphone * | Remove-AppxPackage

Windows Store
Get-AppxPackage * windowsstore * | Remove-AppxPackage

Cortana digital assistant, Contact Support app , new Edge browser, and Windows Feedback cannot be uninstalled .

How to reinstall deleted Windows 10 apps

Likewise, always using the Powershell interface, it is possible at any time to reinstall the previously deleted Windows 10 apps .

Using the key combination Windows + X then selecting Command Prompt (administrator) , you will have to type powershell and finally the following command:

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$ ($ _. InstallLocation) AppXManifest.xml”}