How to Reinstall Terminal App on Windows 11 or 10?

Windows Terminal is Microsoft’s built-in application that allows its users to run command lines on their PCs for myriad purposes. The package offers several command shells like Command Prompt, PowerShell, Azure Cloud Shell, etc. A common and misfortunate occurrence with the Windows Terminal is that you can mistakenly uninstall it while trying to do something else.

If, in case, you end up uninstalling Terminal from your PC, you won’t be able to access it from any menu options (the Start Menu or the Win + ‘X’ menu prompt). Thus, knowing how this application can be returned is essential. There are two methods to reinstall the terminal app:

  1. Using PowerShell.
  2.  The Microsoft Store.

This risewindows article will discuss how you can reinstall the Windows Terminal application on your Windows 11 PC.

How to Reinstall Windows Terminal using PowerShell?

To reinstall Windows Terminal through PowerShell, follow these steps:-

Step 1. First, open an elevated PowerShell window.

Step 2. Now, copy and paste the following command in the PowerShell and then hit Enter key on the keyboard:-

get-appxpackage Microsoft.WindowsTerminal -allusers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

You’ll find out that, upon successful execution, the Windows Terminal application was installed once again on your PC.

How to Install Windows Terminal from the Microsoft Store?

Microsoft Store is another option to quickly install the Windows Terminal app on your Windows 11 or 10 PC. Here are the steps you need to follow for the same:

Step 1. First, open Microsoft Store.

For that, click on the Start button and type Microsoft Store. Click on its entry on the search result to open it.

Step 2. Then, when Microsoft Store opens, search for “Windows Terminal” and click on its entry to open its page.

Step 3. Lastly, click on the Get button to download and install the Windows Terminal app on your PC.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be helpful to you.

Good luck & keep reading, guys.

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