Microsoft Store is the go-to app store for anyone who runs Windows 10 on their PC. The dozens of useful apps on offer means people often end up crowding the C drive as that’s the default Microsoft Store apps and games install location.
If the same is happening at your end, here is how you can change the Microsoft Store install location in Windows 10, followed by a guide to help you move apps and games you’ve already installed to a different drive.
Microsoft Store install location for games and apps
Go to Windows 10 Settings and follow the steps mentioned below to view or change Microsoft Store apps and games install location on your Windows 10 PC.
Step 1: You can either search for Storage settings in the Windows 10 search bar or open WIndows settings and click on System.
Step 2: On the next page, select Storage. Then scroll down to More storage settings and click on Change where new content is saved.
Step 3: You can view and change where any new games and apps downloaded from the Microsoft Store are stored on your PC under the New apps will save to option,
You can change the Microsoft Store install location by selecting the preferred drive and then clicking on the Apply button.
You can also select where new documents, music, photos, videos, movies, tv shows and offline maps are stored in Windows 10 on this page.
How to move Microsoft Store apps to another drive?
If you want to move any apps or game that you installed prior to changing the install location, here is how you can move
Step 1: You can either search for Apps in the Windows 10 search bar or open WIndows settings and click on Apps.
Step 2: Scroll to the Microsoft Store app you want to move to another drive, click on it and select Move.
Step 3: Select the drive and then click on Move.