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How to Uninstall Groove Music From Windows 10

Uninstall Groove Music
Written by Kelly Houstan

Groove Music, formerly Xbox Music as well as Zune Music Pass, is an audio player program built-in in Windows 10, Windows 8.1, as well as Windows 8. It is associated with a music streaming service called Groove Music Pass. That was once supported across Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox video game devices, as well as Android, and iOS. Just read this article to know all about How to Uninstall Groove Music From Windows 10. let’s start!

Groove Music Pass is basically the subscription service of the Groove Music app. It was officially discontinued on December 31, 2017, and also its iOS and Android versions were discontinued in December 2018 as well. The discontinuing of the Groove Music player actually restricts its player to its native Microsoft Store base.

How to Uninstall Groove Music From Windows 10

Groove Music is the default music player that comes pre-installed in Windows 10. It also offers music streaming via subscription or purchase through the Windows Store. However, Microsoft did an excellent job revamping the old Xbox Music app and launching it along with a new name “Groove Music”. But still most of the Windows users don’t really find it suitable for their daily use. Most of the Windows users are still comfortable using VLC Media Player as their default music app as well. And that’s why they want to uninstall Groove Music from Windows 10 completely too.

The only problem is that you guys can’t uninstall Groove Music from Uninstall a program window or via simply right-tapping and selecting uninstall. While most of the apps can be removed through this method. Unfortunately, Groove Music comes bundled along with Windows 10, and Microsoft doesn’t want you to uninstall it.

Uninstall Groove Music via PowerShell

Note: Make sure you guys close the Groove Music App, before continuing.

  • Tap on Windows Key + Q to bring up Search, then type PowerShell and right-tap on PowerShell from the search result and choose Run as administrator.
  • Then type the following command in the PowerShell window and click on Enter:

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers | Select Name, PackageFullName

  • Now in the list, just scroll down till you find Zune Music. Just copy the PackageFullName of ZuneMusic.
  • Now again type the following command and click on Enter:

remove-AppxPackage PackageFullName

Note: Just replace PackageFullName along with the actual PackageFullName of Zune Music.

  • If the above commands don’t work, and then try this one:
remove-AppxPackage (Get-AppxPackage –AllUsers|Where{$_.PackageFullName -match "ZuneMusic"}).PackageFullName
  • Now just reboot your PC to save changes.

Uninstall Groove Music via CCleaner

  • You have to download the latest version of CCleaner from the official website.
  • Now make sure to install CCleaner from the setup file and then launch CCleaner.
  • From the left-hand menu, tap on Tools, and then click on Uninstall.

Note: It may also take time to show all the installed apps, so just have patience.

  • When all the apps are displayed, right-tap on the Groove Music app and choose Uninstall.
  • Tap on OK to continue the uninstall.
  • Now reboot your PC in order to save changes.


Well, That is all from my side. If you want to know more about this article or have any queries. Then feel free to ask me anything in the comments section below.

Have a Good Day!

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