How to Remove or Uninstall the Mail App from my Windows 10 PC

Windows 10 comes with several applications installed by default such as Mail application. For some, this is an extremely useful application since they are constantly opening emails and it is much easier to already have the application installed than to be constantly opening the email from a browser.

Normally these applications by default open automatically when you turn on the PC and this seems tedious and somewhat annoying to many people since it will always appear on your screen, regardless of whether you use them or not.

Uninstall applications that already have a default OS its not that easy. Although Windows comes with a tool for uninstalling programs, unfortunately the default applications cannot be uninstalled from this tool, but it is possible to uninstall it without any type of program.

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We’ll see now how to remove or uninstall the Mail app from Windows 10 itself and also using third-party programs.

Delete mail application from Windows 10

Applications in Windows 10 start menu

To be able to eliminate it from Windows you have to use the commands of PowerShell since from the application uninstall tool it is not possible as mentioned above.

PowerShell is a Windows input resource. It is an improved and advanced version of the traditional command prompt. With it you can run and remove advanced applications or applications integrated into the operating system.

In order to open the PowerShell command, the Windows key and the letter R must be pressed simultaneously or simply by opening the command directly from the menu by placing «PowerShell» in the browser. Enter the following command and press Enter: Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.windowscommunicationsapps | Remove-AppxPackage

After having given Enter, the mail application and the link with the calendar would be completely eliminated from your computer.

In case you want to eliminate other applications by default on your computer, here we leave you a list of commands to be able to eliminate them through PowerShell.

Windows 10 application command list

  • Uninstall 3D Builder: Get-AppxPackage * 3dbuilder * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Alarm and Clock: Get-AppxPackage * windowsalarms * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Calculator: Get-AppxPackage * windowscalculator * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Camera: Get-AppxPackage * windowscamera * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Get Office: Get-AppxPackage * officehub * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Skype: Get-AppxPackage * skypeapp * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Start: Get-AppxPackage * getStarted * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Groove Music: Get-AppxPackage * zunemusic * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Maps: Get-AppxPackage * windowsmaps * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Solitaire: Get-AppxPackage * solitairecollection * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Money: Get-AppxPackage * bingfinance * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Movies and TV: Get-AppxPackage * zunevideo * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall News: Get-AppxPackage * bingnews * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall OneNote: Get-AppxPackage * OneNote * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall People: Get-AppxPackage * people * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Phone Companion: Get-AppxPackage * WindowsPhone * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Photos: Get-AppxPackage * Photos * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Store: Get-AppxPackage * windowsstore * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Sports: Get-AppxPackage * bingsports * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Voice Recorder: Get-AppxPackage * SoundRecorder * | Remove-AppxPackage
  • Uninstall Weather: Get-AppxPackage * bingweather * | Remove-AppxPackage

If you want to know more about basic commands to run programs in Windows 10, you can enter this article and thus simplify your daily tasks.

Delete mail application from third-party applications

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You may find it difficult to use PowerShell and the commands, so we will explain how to eliminate them using third-party applications since they are more visual and perform automatic uninstallation.


This is a application manager quite simple where you can remove and reinstall the default applications. A box will appear with the applications logo and in order to uninstall it, you just have to select the logo of the application you want to remove and it will be uninstalled.


This program is a bit more general, it is used to clean up the operating system. It not only uninstalls applications by default but thoroughly clean the PC quickly and easily. Such as browsers, junk files from the system, eliminates traces of computer use, repairs the Windows operating system, among others.

To delete applications with this you just have to give the option to «Tools» then «Uninstall» and the list of all the applications installed on the PC will appear. You can also uninstall or delete any application in Windows without leaving a trace.

In case you want to reinstall these applications you can do it through the Microsoft store since they are all available for free there or using the applications mentioned above.

If your computer does not have much space, we recommend not downloading these third-party applications since they are somewhat heavy and would cause problems due to saturation of space on your computer, it would be more convenient to learn to use PowerShell and its commands.

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