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How to uninstall an app in Windows 8.1

By Nidhi ,Monday, September 30th, 2013

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Uninstall Windows 8.1 App

The latest upgrade to Microsoft’s one-of-a-kind Windows 8 operating system, Windows 8.1 equips a complete new wave of some really useful and intriguing applications. Also, the Windows Store is much friendlier than ever and offers plethora of new apps to download. Whether you want to stay productive, manage your day-to-day schedule, play games, or find the nearest locations, in Windows Store you can find an assortment of apps ready to be installed on your Windows 8.1-based device. The best part is if you are not interested in a particular app installed on your Windows 8.1 device, you can uninstall it any time. It is easy and can be done in just a few simple steps. It is always beneficial to uninstall an unused app to make space for any other useful app.

So here’s how you can uninstall an app in windows 8.1.

Method 1

Step 1: Go to the ‘Start’ screen and look out for the app you want to uninstall.

Step 2: Now right-click on the app.

Step 3: Then go to the menu that appears at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4: Click on the ‘Uninstall’ icon to remove the app.

Step 5: A screen will appear ‘This app and its related info will be removed from this PC’, click on ‘Uninstall’ to confirm the uninstallation.

Wasn’t that really simple? In addition to the above mentioned method, there is one more way to uninstall an app in Windows 8.1. Want to know how? Check out the steps below.

Method 2

Step 1: Go the ‘Start’ screen and click on the down arrow icon at the bottom left icon.

Step 2: Go to ‘All Apps’ and right-click on the app you would like to uninstall.

Step3:  The click on the ‘Uninstall’ icon at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4: A screen will appear ‘This app and its related info will be removed from this PC’, click on ‘Uninstall’ to confirm the uninstallation.

Note: Whenever required, you can again install an app from Windows Store.

Here’s a video that will show you easy steps to uninstall an app in Windows 8.1:

 

Nidhi

About Nidhi


is the Gizmo Gal for iYogi. A writer by choice and Gizmo Geek by nature, she brings the hottest and latest happening in the Gadgets’ world. So, when you need a peek inside the tech world, you know where the action is.

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