If you want to know how to change app install location in Windows 11, read this post. In Windows 11, by default, downloaded software is stored on the main disk drive, for example C:. But, there is a resource that allows you to change the installation location of programs downloaded from the Microsoft Store.

Knowing how to move downloaded apps to another location in Windows 11 is a very important resource for users. Mainly, for those who are running out of storage space available on HD.

In this post, we will guide you through the necessary steps to know how to change the Apps installation location in Windows 11. So, follow the steps below and tell us if you managed to change the default location of the Apps from the Microsoft Store.

How to change the partition where Apps are installed in Windows 11

To change app storage location in Windows 11, follow these steps:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Apps.
  3. Click Apps & Features.
  1. Click the ellipses for the software you want to change the install location.
  2. Click Move.

Note: It is worth remembering that transferring installed applications to another drive in Windows 11 is only available in programs downloaded from the Microsoft store.

6. Choose the new storage unit for the downloaded App.

  1. Click Move.

After following the steps above, Windows 11 will move the App to another folder or storage drive connected to your computer.


Learn how to move programs to another drive in Windows 11 if it was downloaded from Microsoft Store.

So, follow the steps above and say in the comments if you managed to move programs from C drive to D drive, for example.

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