Change the App Installation Location in Windows 10

December 2016

In Windows 10, applications that are downloaded from the Windows Store are automatically installed in the WindowsApps folder located in the system partition. However, if you would prefer that your apps be installed on another drive, Windows 10 provides a hassle free method to choose your preferred location to install apps downloaded from the Windows Store.

Install Windows Store Apps on Another Disk or Partition

Click on Start > Settings > System > Storage:

Go to the Save Locations section, click on the drop down menu below New apps will save to and then select the desired partition or drive:

Windows 10 will automatically install apps downloaded from the Windows Store in the new installation folder. As for the ones that were already installed on your system, you can move them manually to the new location. For more information, please read our articles entitled Where Does Windows 10 Install Apps and How To Move Apps to Another Drive in Windows 10.

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