We all grow out of virtual games. It’s natural! And when that happens, you can use these methods to get rid of games that no longer serve.
A good majority of us love virtual games. We’re occupied with them while bored, and we get a good work break during the rest of the days. Microsoft Store welcomes new games each day. With so many games in the virtual market, any game fanatic is bound to test them out, and stick to the ones that consistently challenge the most.
Different interests match different games. Every user is not obligated to like and pursue every game. Each to their own preferences. Sometimes, users download games just to try them out and eventually keep or uninstall them depending on their dynamic personal preferences. In any case, it is advisable to filter out the games that serve and uninstall the ones that don’t or have stopped being as exciting. This would not only reduce the clutter on your Start Menu but also helps save some storage space.
Here are two ways you can uninstall Microsoft games from your Windows computer, and we’re taking you through both.
Uninstall Microsoft Store Games From the Start Menu
Click the Windows icon on the taskbar to launch the Start Menu.
You can uninstall Microsoft Store games directly from the Start Menu. For this, you will have to type the name of the app in the ‘Search’ text field. Then, select ‘Uninstall’ from the right list of options under the app name.
Hit the ‘Uninstall’ option in the alert message to uninstall the game.
Alternatively, you can scroll through the list of apps as well to locate the game you want to remove.
To do so, first, click the ‘All apps’ option at the top right corner of the overlay panel.
Next, click on the ‘All apps’ option present on the top right corner of the overlay pane.
After that, scroll down to locate the app from the alphabetically ordered list. Once found, right-click on the app tile and choose the ‘Uninstall’ option from the context menu. This will bring up an alert on your screen.
Finally, click on the ‘Uninstall’ option from the alert pane to uninstall the app from your computer.
Uninstall Microsoft Store Games from the Settings App
If you wish to quickly uninstall multiple Microsoft Store games, uninstalling them from the Windows Settings app might be more preferable.
To do so, launch the ‘Settings’ app from the Start Menu of your Windows 11 computer.
Next, click on the ‘Apps’ tab from the left sidebar present on the Settings app window.
After that, click on the ‘Apps & features’ tile present on the right section of the window.
Then on the next screen, you can either search for the game by its name using the search bar present under the ‘App list’ section. Otherwise, scroll down to locate the game from the alphabetically ordered list.
Once you have located the game tile your wish to uninstall by either of the methods mentioned above, click on the ‘ellipsis’ icon (three-vertical-dots) present on the far right edge of the tile and choose the ‘Uninstall’ option from the context menu.
Next, click on the ‘Uninstall’ button present on the overlay alert on your screen to completely remove the app from your computer.
There you go folks, now you know how to uninstall Microsoft Store games from your Windows compute