How to Clear and Reset Microsoft Store cache in Windows 11 or 10?


Microsoft store and windows store help download and install apps. But when we use Microsoft store, It’s store data that affect the working of the Microsoft store.

These store data are called Caches. It includes log files, thumbnails, temporary download files, and more. Sometimes these data/caches conflict with your Microsoft store, which creates issues in Microsoft working. This problem fixes by the resetting Microsoft store and it will clear the caches also.

In this rise windows article , we will guide you on how to clear and reset Microsoft Store cache in Windows 11 or 10.

How to Reset and Repair Microsoft Store using Windows 11 Settings?

To repair or reset Microsoft Store using Windows 11 Settings, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, Open the Settings app by pressing Windows + I hotkey.

Step 2. Next, select Apps in the left sidebar of the Settings window.

Step 3. Now, On the right side of Apps, select Apps & Features tile.

Step 4. Then scroll down on the Apps & Features settings page to see Microsoft Store in the list.


Step 5. Next, Click the three-dots vertical button and select the Advanced options.

Step 6. Click the Reset button under the Reset section.


Step 7. Again click the Reset button on the pop-up window that appears.


That’s it.

How to Reset and Repair Microsoft Store through Windows 10 Settings?

To reset and repair the Microsoft Store app in Windows 10 through the Settings app, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the Windows Settings.

Step 2. Next, Click the Apps when Windows Settings opens.


Step 3. Then, in the Apps Settings, select Apps & features.


Step 4. Now, On the right side pane, scroll down and click the Microsoft Store.

Step 5. After that, click the Advanced options link.


Step 6. Now, click the Reset button.


Step 7. Again, click the Reset button in the pop-up window.


That’s it.

How to Clear the Windows Store Cache with WSReset.exe?

You can also reset the Microsoft Store app; using the WSReset tool, do the following steps:-

Step 1. Firstly, open Command Prompt as an Administrator.

Step 2. Now, On the prompt, type the following and hit Enter key on the keyboard:-



Windows 11/10 may take some time when resetting the Microsoft store. After completion of the reset process, the Microsoft store automatically opens in windows 11/10.

That’s it.

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