How to Open Programs and Features in Windows 10

Learn how to open Programs and Features in Windows 10 and create a shortcut for it in this post. Let’s get started.

Method #1

Right-click on the start button.

Hit Apps and Features, which you can find above Mobility Center.

On the right sidebar, click the Programs and Features link.

Method #2

In the following programs, you can use appwiz.cpl command to start Windows 10’s Programs and Features.

  • File Explorer address bar
  • Task Manager (you need to click File > Run new task to use this command)

Method #3

Click on the Programs and Features link in the Control Panel.

Note: You should select Programs > Programs and Features if you are viewing the Category view.

Method #4

Open the Start menu. Type appwiz.cpl. Hit appwiz.cpl.

Create a Programs and Features Shortcut in Windows 10

Create a shortcut to Programs and Features on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer by following the steps below.

Right-click on the empty area of the desktop or File Explorer.

Move the mouse over “New” in the context menu and press “Shortcut.”

Enter appwiz.cpl in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click the “Next” button. 

If you don’t like the suggested shortcut name, enter your own. Click the “Finish” button.