How to Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 on Windows 10

Microsoft Store is in-house app marketplace for Windows 10. However, it has been facing several issues since it’s release ranging from download failure to incomprehensible error messages being displayed while updating the apps. One of the issue, users have been facing recently, is that they are unable to download apps and games from Microsoft Store. It starts downloading the apps but then gives error 0x80246019 while installing apps. So, in this tutorial, we are going to explain, how you can fix error 0x80246019 on Windows 10 with just few simple steps. This tutorial also helps fixing Start button not working on Windows 10

Resolve Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 on Windows 10

We will be using the Powershell commands to restore many Windows settings including Microsoft Store and other apps. However, this process will not erase any of your personal data but Microsoft Store apps data might be deleted and you might need to re-configure your Microsoft Store apps again. Let’s get started with the process.

Step 1

First, we need to start Powershell. Search for “Powershell” on Start Menu. Right-click on “Windows Powershell” and click on Run as administrator.

Step 2

By default Powershell doesn’t allow execution of Powershell commands, we will have to set the execution policy to ‘Unrestricted’. Run following command on the Powershell to enable running Powershell scripts. It will prompt for permission, type “y” and hit Enter. Now, we can run Powershell scripts without any restrictions.

Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

Step 3

After setting Execution Policy to Unrestricted, run following command on Powershell. It will start restoring all the apps to their default settings and disable any third-party interventions.

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml"}

Step 4

After the process is complete, restart your computer. The error 0x80246019 should be resolved by now. You can now go ahead and download apps and games from the Microsoft Store without any issues.

Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 with Simple Steps

Above tutorial was about solving Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 using Powershell commands. Hope you fixed error 0x80246019 on Windows 10. Besides solving issues related to installing apps and games from Microsoft store, this tutorial also helps in solving the issue which causes Start button to stop working. You can just go ahead and restore the default settings with these Powershell commands and everything should be fine. If you are still facing issues with Microsoft Store, feel free to comment down below.

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