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How To Uninstall Sticky Notes in Windows 11 (2 Ways)


The Sticky Notes application is a simple and easy-to-use note-taking tool preinstalled with Windows 11. It is designed for capturing and organizing short pieces of information, like ideas and things to do. The tool also offers a variety of formatting options, like color and size, for better organization. These notes will stay there until they are deleted or moved to another place.

It appears that you don’t use the sticky notes app often and want to remove it to save some storage and prevent it from running in the background unnecessarily to save some RAM as well. By the end of this article, you’ll be able to uninstall sticky notes in Windows:


Step 1: Open the Windows Settings from the Start menu or press the “Windows key + I” key combination on the keyboard.

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Windows Settings App

Step 2: Select the “Apps” option from the left sidebar and click the “Apps & Features” option.

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“Apps and Features” option

Step 3: Scroll, click the vertical dots menu in the sticky notes section and select the “Advanced options” button.

select the advanced options button
Advanced options

Step 4: Scroll and select the “Uninstall” option under the uninstall section.

uninstall sticky notes from windows 11
Uninstall Sticky Notes

Step 1: Open the PowerShell as an administrator from the Start menu.

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PowerShell App Icon

Step 2: Type the command: Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes | Remove-AppxPackage and the sticky notes program will be removed.

command to uninstall sticky notes in windows
Command To Uninstall Sticky Notes

Step 1: Open the Windows Store from the Start menu or press the “Windows Key + R” key combination to open Windows Run, type: “ms-windows-store:” (without quotation marks), and hit the enter key.

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Microsoft Store App Icon

Step 2: Search for “Sticky Notes” in the search bar.

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Search for Sticky Notes

Step 3: Click the “Get” button to install the Sticky notes.

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Downloading Sticky Notes

Next Steps

We’ve covered how to uninstall sticky notes from Windows. To remove the sticky notes application from your device, you can use any of the methods that you find to be the most convenient and easy to follow.

It’s totally fine to remove the sticky notes from Windows if you don’t use this program often.

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