Apps missing in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update? Here is the fix

Microsoft has begun rolling out the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to users worldwide following the September release of the Creators Update. The Fall Creators Update comes with a lot of new features and improvements that add up to a much better user experience.

However, we have started to hear a lot of complaints from Windows users that some apps go missing and don’t show up in the App list or the Live Title section, forcing them to search for the app from the Start Menu.

If you are one of those who have been hit by the issue, don’t worry because we are here to help. In this guide, we have a couple of solutions that help you deal with the missing apps issue in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Before proceeding, make sure you reboot your machine to see if the problem is fixed.

  1. How to repair your missing apps in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

If you have noticed that your apps go missing after installing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the first thing is to restore them. If you need help, you can follow our steps below.

Step one: First off, open Settings on your computer. To do this, right-click on the Start menu and click Settings from the list of options

Step two: Next up, click on Apps and then select Apps & features

Step three: Select an app that doesn’t show up in the Live Tile section and then hit the Advanced options

Step four: Once you are done, hit the Repair button. If the problem still persists, hit the Reset button. Following this method, your app’s data will be removed.

  1. How to re-install missing apps in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Step one: Open Settings on your computer and then click on Apps

Step two: Next up, hit Apps & features and select the app that’s missing in the Start menu

Step three: Hit the Uninstall button and click the Uninstall again to confirm. After that, open the Store, look for the app and re-install it.

  1. How to reset your PC to its default settings

You can reset your PC to its default settings to see if the problem is fixed. Keep in mind that following this method, your apps, drivers, and settings will removed, meaning that you need to set up everything from the scratch.

Step one: First off, open Settings on your computer and then hit Update & Security

Step two: Next up, hit Recovery and then click Get Started

Step three: Once you are done, select the Keep my files options and hit Next

Step four: Hit Reset and let the process begin.

Also read: Your computer is running slowly? Here is how to speed it up

Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below.

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