How to Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 on Windows 10

Microsoft Store has improved a lot with regular updates in Windows. However, it has still been facing several issues like download failure while updating the apps. Microsoft Store throwing the error 0x80246019 while downloading the apps in Windows 10 is one of the common errors users face.

Initially, the app starts downloading but then fails with error 0x80246019 while installing it. No matter how many times you try to install the app, it still gives the same error. So, in this tutorial, we are going to explain 3 easy methods to fix Microsoft Store error 0x80246019 in Windows 10.

SEE ALSO: How to Disable Automatic App Updates in Microsoft Store?

Resolve Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 on Windows 10

We will try 3 simple methods to fix this error. Starting with conventional Microsoft Store reset, we will also use advanced PowerShell commands. Remember, Microsoft Store apps will reset in this process so, you may have to configure some of your apps again.

So, let’s start with the easiest method first.

Method 1: Reset Microsoft Store from Apps and Features

In the first method, we will use native Apps & Features settings in Windows 10 to fix Microsoft Store error 0x80246019. Just follow these steps.

Press the Windows + R keyboard shortcut to launch RUN. After that, type ms-settings:appsfeatures and press Enter to launch Apps and Features settings in Windows 10.

Go To Run And Open Apps And Features
Go to RUN and open Apps and Features

Now, in the list of installed apps, scroll down and select Microsoft Store. After that click the Advanced Options link under Microsoft Store.

Select Microsoft Store From Apps And Features And Click Advanced Options
Select Microsoft Store and click Advanced Options

Now, in Advanced options, scroll down and click the Reset button. You will see another pop-up telling you that it will reset the Microsoft Store’s data. So, click Reset again to reset the Microsoft Store and fix the 0x80246019 error in Windows 10.

Reset Microsoft Store App From Advanced Options And Fix 0x80246019 Error
Reset Microsoft Store from Advanced Options

SEE ALSO: How to Reset your PC using Recovery in Windows 10?

Method 2: Reset Microsoft Store using WSRESET Command

If the above method doesn’t work for you, you can try using the wsreset command to reset the Microsoft Store and fix the issue. You can run this command from Command Prompt or directly from RUN.

So, press Windows + R to launch RUN. Then, type wsreset in the box and press Enter.

Go To Run Type Wsreset And Press Enter To Fix Microsoft Store Error
Go to RUN, type wsreset and press Enter

Microsoft Store Reset command line utility will start and reset Microsoft Store components to fix the 0x80246019 error in Windows 10.

Wsreset Command In Progress
WSRESET – Resetting Microsoft Store Components

After a successful reset, the Microsoft Store will launch. Now, you can install your apps without any problems.

Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 Using Wsreset Command
Microsoft Store issue solved

Method 3: Solve Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 using PowerShell

Finally, we will use Windows PowerShell to fix the Microsoft Store error. Remember, we will need to start PowerShell with administrator rights.

So, search for PowerShell in Start and right-click on “Windows Powershell“. After that, click on Run as administrator to launch PowerShell with admin rights.

Search For Powershell In Start And Select Run As Administrator
Launch PowerShell as Administrator

By default, PowerShell may not allow the execution of PowerShell scripts. So, we will set the execution policy to ‘Unrestricted‘. For that, run the following command in the PowerShell. Type “y” and press Enter when it prompts for permission.

Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted
Set Execution Policy To Unrestricted In Powershell Windows 10
Set Execution Policy to Unrestricted in PowerShell

Now, run the following command in PowerShell. It will restore all the apps to their default settings and disable any third-party modifications.

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}
Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 Using Powershell Command
Fix Microsoft Store error using PowerShell

After the process is complete, make sure to restart your computer. Microsoft Store error 0x80246019 should be fixed by now. You can now start installing apps and games from the Store without any problems.

SEE ALSO: How to Join Windows Insider Program in Windows 11?

Fix Microsoft Store Error 0x80246019 Using Simple Methods

The above tutorial explained 3 simple methods to fix Microsoft Store issues. Besides just the error 0x80246019, these methods also solve the “Start button not working issue” in Windows 10. You can just go ahead and restore the default settings to make everything work fine.

Hope you liked this guide. In case you are still facing issues with Microsoft Store, feel free to comment down below. You may also subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest updates by email.

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