The service is still in preview, which means that you’ll need to be part of the Windows Insider Program with a machine enrolled in the Fast ring to access the tool. In this guide, you will learn the steps to install an app using the winget command on Windows 10. You can also use these instructions to uninstall apps.

How to install app using Windows Package Manager

To install an app using the winget command, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the app will download and install on your device. If it is a desktop application, after the package downloads, you may need to go through the installation experience like with other desktop apps. In the command, make sure to replace the APP-NAME for the name of the app that you’re trying to install. If you don’t know the exact name, you can search part of the name. For example, the following command winget search micro will return apps available from Microsoft and other apps that may contain the query in the name or ID: Windows 10 winget search command In the command, make sure to change “APP-NAME” for the name of the app you want to install. For example, the following command installs the PowerToys app: Windows 10 winget install command You can use the Windows Package Manager without administrator privileges, but you will be prompted to elevate, and if you choose not to elevate, the installation will fail. The winget command should be available in the latest preview of Windows 10 in the Fast ring, if it’s not, you may need to install the preview version of the App Installer from the Microsoft Store. Alternatively, you can also winstall to create a script to install apps in bulk on Windows 10 using winget. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.