How to  Reinstall Microsoft Store app in Windows 11

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The post provides a guide to reinstalling the Microsoft Store app in Windows 11 if it’s not working normally or is corrupted. This could be remedied by resetting/repairing the app. If these methods fail, the app can be reinstalled via the Windows Terminal app, following the steps and commands given.

This article describes what you can take to reinstall the Microsoft Store app in Windows 11.

The Microsoft Store app is installed on Windows 11 by default. You don’t need to do anything. The app is now one of the most used apps on PCs and helps you discover and install apps, games, movies, and even special offers – like unique movie discounts for Xbox Game Pass members.

If the Microsoft Store app is malfunctioning or corrupted, you can attempt to reset or repair it to resolve the issue.

If the app is completely missing or resetting and repairing do not work, you can reinstall it using a simple command.

Below is how to do that.

Reinstall the Microsoft Store app via Windows Terminal

As described above, If the Microsoft Store app is not functioning normally or has been corrupted, you can attempt to reset or repair it to resolve the issue.

Here’s how to do that using the Windows Terminal app.

First, you must be logged in as an administrator or member of the administrators’ group to reinstall the Microsoft App.

Open Windows Terminal (Admin), and select Windows PowerShell or Command Prompt.

When the Terminal app opens, run the commands below to reinstall the app.

wsreset -i

After a brief moment, you should be notified that the app has been reinstalled.

windows reinstall the microsoft store app
windows reinstall the Microsoft Store app

You can launch it and start installing apps.

microsoft store app dashboard
Microsoft Store app dashboard

That should do it!

Reference:

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/06/24/building-a-new-open-microsoft-store-on-windows-11/

Conclusion:

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