How to Uninstall Windows 8 Apps

How to Uninstall Windows 8's Apps for PC, Laptop and Tablet

2013-06-13 18:09:34 / Posted by Michael Eric to Windows Tips
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After being with Windows 8 for a few months, do you find that some apps on your Windows 8 Metro UI just not that satisfying? Then just uninstall these apps or programs from your desktop, which doesn't require much effort.

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Still removing apps from Windows 8 is different from that on Windows 7 and other previous OS. If you pull up the Charms Bar and tap Settings, no help there. If you tap the Change PC settings link, you'll find no uninstaller there either. Read on and you'll find detailed steps on how to uninstall apps in Windows 8.

Steps to Remove Apps or Programs from Windows 8

If you're using Windows 8 with a mouse, you just need a few clicks to uninstall an app from Windows 8. Here is how.

  • Step 1. Click Start in the Charms Bar or hit the Windows key on your keyboard or tablet to head to Windows 8 start screen.
  • Step 2. Find the app you wish to delete and right click on it. After the click, you will find a small tick in the corner of the app.
    Installed apps should have a "tile" on the Start Screen but if the app isn't there then use Search in the Charms Bar to find it.
  • Step 3. Once you've selected the app you wish to delete, an options bar will appear at the bottom of the screen. Choose the Uninstall option and then click the second Uninstall button.

Added Tips: How to Remove Windows 8 Password

Remove Windows 8 password is necessary if you forgot your Windows 8 login password. Obviously if you have no access to your Windows 8 desktop or laptop, there is no way to access all the data and information on your Windows 8, let alone deleting apps from Windows 8 screen. This time you cannot do it yourself. Using Windows Password Reset would be a good choice. Just use this tool to burn a Windows 8 reset disk or USB and then use this disk/USB to remove Windows 8 login password with ease.

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