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Appx Module Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Updated: September 25, 2015

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Appx Module Cmdlets

The Windows PowerShell cmdlets for AppX are designed to streamline the administration of AppX package management.


cmdlet Description


Adds a signed app package (.appx) to a user account.


Gets the last error reported in the app package installation logs.


Gets an app package (.appx) installation log.


Gets a list of the app packages (.appx) that are installed in a user profile.


Gets the manifest of an app package (.appx).


Removes an app package (.appx) from a user account.

To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module AppX cmdlet.

For more information about, or for the syntax of, any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help <cmdlet name> cmdlet, where <cmdlet name> is the name of the cmdlet that you want to research. For more detailed information, you can run any of the following cmdlets:

Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Detailed
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Examples
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Full

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