Remove an app package from a user account.

      Remove-AppxPackage [-Package] String [-PreserveApplicationData]
         [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [CommonParameters]

   -Package String
       An AppxPackage object or the full name of the package to be removed.
       Preserve the application data during package removal.
       The application data is available for later use.
       Prompt for confirmation before running the cmdlet.
       Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Get-AppxPackage gets a list of the app packages that are installed in a user profile.

An app package has an .appx file name extension. To get the list of packages for a user profile other than the profile for the current user, you must run this command by using administrator permissions.

This cmdlet was introduced in Windows PowerShell 5.0.


Remove the app package named package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe from the current user account:

PS C:\> Remove-AppxPackage -Package "package1_1.0.0.0_neutral__8wekyb3d8bbwe"

Remove all app packages from Windows 10, this will remove the Windows Store, Snipping Tool, Sticky Notes, and Appx .NET Framework packages. Use this with extreme caution on Windows 10, do not use on Windows 11:

PS C:\> Get-AppxPackage | Remove-AppxPackage -confirm

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Related PowerShell Cmdlets

Get-AppXPackage - List the app packages installed in a user profile.
Remove-AppxProvisionedPackage -

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