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How to Reset an App on Windows 10 Mobile Phone

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Starting with Windows 10 Mobile build 15007, you can now reset a UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app in Windows 10 Mobile back to its original state if the app gets into a bad state.

This is useful if an app gets into a bad state and you want to delete its data and start over.

This tutorial will show you how to reset a UWP app back to its original state on your Windows 10 Mobile phone.



Here's How:

1. On your Windows 10 Mobile phone, open Settings, and tap on Apps. (see screenshot below)

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2. Tap on Apps & features. (see screenshot below)

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3. Tap on the app (ex: "Mail and Calendar") you want to reset. (see screenshot below)

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4. Tap on the Advanced options link under the app. (see screenshot below)

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5. Tap on the Reset button. (see screenshot below)

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6. Tap on Reset to confirm. (see screenshot below)

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7. You will now see a checkmark next to the Reset button indicating that the app has been reset back to its original state. (see screenshot below)

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8. If you want to reset another app, then tap on the Back arrow button at the bottom of your phone and go to step 3. (see screenshot below)

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9. When finished, you can tap on the Start button at the bottom of your phone to go back to your Start screen. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn