How to Uninstall, Reinstall or Reset Snip & Sketch in Windows 10?

Over the years, several implementations have been done in Windows 10, and a lot of features have been added. Out of those features, one is Snip & Sketch. Snip & Sketch allows you to take a screenshot of the desired area on Windows 10.

Many third-party alternatives are available, and many Windows 10 users do not use this built-in Snip & Sketch. We, at gearupwindows, love to take a screenshot using the popular Greenshot application. It allows adding arrows, count, shapes to pictures, and many more.

Before two years ago, Microsoft had introduced Snip & Sketch screen capturing tool. It is a lot better than Snipping Tool in many ways but yet lacks several features that you can easily find in free third-party alternatives. You can open Snip & Sketch by using the shortcut key Windows logo + Shift + S.

Reasons may be many; if you are not using Snip & Sketch tool and it is useless on your PC, Microsoft provides an option to uninstall it.

In this gearupwindows post, we will guide you on uninstalling, reinstalling, and resetting Snip & Sketch in Windows 10.

How to Uninstall Snip & Sketch in Windows 10?

Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing the Windows logo + I keys altogether.

Step 2. Click Apps category.

Step 3. Under the Apps, click the Apps & features from the left side pane.

Step 4. On the right side pane of “Apps & features,” scroll down to look for Snip & Sketch app entry and click on it to expand.

Step 5. Click the Uninstall button to obliterate it from your PC.

How to Reinstall Snip & Sketch in Windows 10?

Those who have completely uninstalled the Snip & Sketch from Windows 10 and now want to install it, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Navigate to this Microsoft link and click on the Get button.

Step 2. Now, the Microsoft Store app will open. Click the Get button on the top right corner.

Step 3. Finally, click on the Install button.

Once you complete the above steps, Snip & Sketch will get installed on your PC.

How to Reset Snip & Sketch in Windows 10?

If you have trouble using Snip & Sketch or it is not working properly, and you want to reset or restore default settings to this app, perform the following steps:-

Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing the Windows logo + I keys altogether.

Step 2. Click Apps category.

Step 3. Under the Apps, click the Apps & features from the left side pane.

Step 4. On the right side pane of “Apps & features,” scroll down to look for Snip & Sketch app entry and click on it to expand.

Step 5. Click the Advanced options link under Snip & Sketch.

Step 6. Now, scroll down to see the Reset button. Click on it to reset the Snip & Sketch app. Resetting will erase the app’s data, and the settings will be restored to factory default.

After executing the above steps, Snip & Sketch should work as they should be.

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