How to Remove Apps from Sharing List in Windows 10


Microsoft has included tons of brand new features in Windows 10. Though, the stable version is still under development but you can get the Technical Preview ISO image to get started and take a look at Windows 10’s new features.

Windows 10 has tons of improvements in various sections. A mobile platform such as Android, iOS works really great mobile. Nevertheless, just think what will happen if you get a mobile platform like operating system on PC. The same thing is going to happen in Windows 10 as well. Windows 10 is something like a mobile platform that comes with tons of awesome flexibilities.

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You can have virtual desktop like Android Homescreen. If you are an Android users, you might have used multiple screens to put different types of apps to browse them faster. The same thing you can get on Windows 10 too. Anyway, that is a different story.


Sharing has been improved in Windows 10 Technical Preview. Although, this particular Sharing feature is also included in previous versions of Windows i.e. Windows 8, 8.1 etc. but Windows 10’s Sharing feature is better than they are. You will get a better visual design and faster sharing options in Windows 10. This new sharing option will aid you to share any file with your friends or anybody over different apps. You will get Mail, People, Music, OneNote etc. to share your files.

This Sharing feature doesn’t require any setup. A pre-setup would be done everything for you. That means, only Windows installation will get things done.

But, if you have tons of apps in the Sharing app list and you often get confused which app to choose, here is a simple solution. This trick will help you to exclude unnecessary apps form your Sharing app list within moments. You do not have to install any third party software since the options are included by default.

How to remove apps from Sharing List in Windows 10?

Step 1: Press Win + I and click on Change PC Settings.

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Step 2: Then select the option that says Search and apps.

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Step 3: After that, click on Share button.

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Step 4: Now, you will get some options to manage your in-built apps. The last option is for managing Sharing App List. Just head over to that list and slide the ON button to turn that OFF.

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That’s all! After completing this step, you will get a neat and clean Sharing app list and you can share anything even faster.

All these aforementioned steps can be executed on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 to remove apps from Sharing List.

Hope this tutorial would be helpful for you. Do let us know if you have got any problem.