How to reinstall Windows store app in Windows 10?

Looking for solutions to fix windows 10 Store app related problems? Such as Windows 10 Store not opening, Store app crashes at startup, Unable to install apps on Microsoft store app etc. Store app missing After recent windows 10 upgrade and looking for reinstall windows 10 store app. Let’s discuss How to completely reinstall windows store app on windows 10.

How To reinstall windows store app on windows 10?

Most of Windows 10 store app related problems occur due to the corrupted Windows store components or due to the corrupted Windows system files on your system. Here apply solutions below to back windows store normally.

Frist sign out from the current user account, restart the PC and login to either administrator account or the Microsoft account to check if that helps.

Install any pending updates on the PC to check, if that helps. (Settings -> update & Security -> windows update-> check for updates ) Updates are additions to software that can help prevent or fix problems, improve how your computer works, or enhance your computing experience.

Run the Windows 10 Store app troubleshooter ( settings -> update & security -> Troubleshoot -> windows store app) And let windows automatically identify and fix some problems with apps and the Store.

Clearing the cache of the Store can help resolve issues with installing or updating apps. To do this press Windows + R, type wsreset.exe and click OK. A blank Command Prompt window will open, but rest assured that it’s clearing the cache. After about ten seconds the window will close and the Store will open automatically.




Reset Windows 10 store

Before reinstalling windows 10 store we recommend to reset windows store to its default by following steps below. Which Clear their Cache Data And Essentially Making them like New And Fresh. WSReset Command Also clear and Reset the Store Cache but Reset is The Advanced options like this will clear all your preference, login details, settings so on and Set Windows Store To its Default Setup.

Open setting -> Apps and Features,” then scroll down to “Store’ in your list of Apps & Features. Click it, then click “Advanced options,” and in the new window click Reset. You’ll receive a warning that you’ll lose data on this app. Click “Reset” again, and you’re done.

Reset Windows Store
Reset Windows Store

Reinstall Windows 10 Store

To restore or reinstall Windows Store in Windows 10, start PowerShell as Administrator. Click Start, type Powershell. In the search results, right-click “PowerShell” and click Run as administrator. In the PowerShell window, Type the following command and press enter.

Get-Appxpackage –Allusers

Then scroll down locate the entry of the app that you want to reinstall and copy the package name. ( locate the Store, and then take note of its PackageFullName.)

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get store app ID
get store app ID

Then perform command below to completely reinstall the windows store app.

Add-AppxPackage -register "C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\PackageFullName\appxmanifest.xml" -DisableDevelopmentMode
reinstall windows store
reinstall windows store

Note: replace the PackageFullName to the Store’s PackageFullName that you took note before.

After executing the command restart your PC and check did you find your missing windows store app, There are no more problems with windows 10 store.

Reinstall windows store and other apps

If you are looking for Reinstall All apps include windows store app on windows 10. Then perform command below which completely refresh/ reinstall all windows apps. To do this again start PowerShell as Administrator. Type the following command and press.

Get-AppxPackage -allusers Microsoft.WindowsStore | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
reinstall windows 10 Store app
reinstall windows 10 Store app

After execute the command restarts windows and check on next login windows store working properly without any problem.




Create new user account

If the problem still persists, then I suggest you to add another Microsoft account / Create a new user account by following the steps mentioned below and see if the problem persists:
To do this navigate to  Settings/>Accounts/>Your Account/> Family & other users.

On the right pane click Add someone else to this PC under Other users. If you have another Microsoft account try to use that or else follow the steps to sign-up for new and switch to new Microsoft account. Sign-out from the old and Login with new Microsoft account. Once you’re sign-in with new User Profile, then please work around and check if it helps you.

If you don’t have Microsoft account simply open command prompt as administrator. Type net user username password /add 

Note: Replace username = your username, Password = password for the user account.

cmd to create user account
cmd to create user account

Log off from the current user account and login with newly created user account check store app working properly.

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That’s all you have successfully reinstall windows 10 Store app. have any query, suggestion feel free to comment below. Also Read Solved: Windows 10 Settings not Opening Working 2018

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