iTunes (Windows Store Version) won’t open on Windows 10? Here 5 Solutions to fix! 2018
With Windows 10 April 2018 update v1803, you can download iTunes from Windows Store marketplace where you get the same application Download from Apple’s website, features the iTunes Store, Apple Music, a local media library, and the ability to sync music, videos, and photos to and from your iPhone, iPad, or iPhone. It’s specially customized for Windows 10 users and we can say the Store app has less bloat for windows users. But sometimes users struggle to use the app, iTunes (Windows Store Version) won’t open, iTunes not working or not responding.
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iTunes not working on windows 10
Are you also struggling with one of these problems, iTunes not opening, iTunes won’t open, iTunes not working on windows 10? There is a various reason that could be a corrupted music library, network drivers, iTunes store app cache etc. Here apply solutions below to get rid of these problems.
First of all open windows store, Check and install if any update is pending to install there. To do this
- Open Windows Store
- Click on (…) menu
- Select Download and updates
- Install update if available there.
If iTunes freeze and not responding at startup, you can kill it and relaunch it again using the Task Manager.
- Right click on a space on the Taskbar, and open Task Manager.
- Find iTunes, and right click and select End Task.
- Relaunch the program, and see if it fixes it.
Clear Store Cache And Run Store App Troubleshooter
Sometimes, due to corrupted store cache, windows apps start misbehaving, like freezes, not responding at startup, include iTunes (windows store app) not working. And Clear the windows store cache is a useful solution to fix the issue.
It’s very easy and simple, Open command prompt as administrator. Type command wsreset and press the enter key. A command prompt window should show up, which indicates that Windows is resetting the Store cache. When the window closes, the job is done, lets open iTunes check working properly.
If not Run the build in store app troubleshooter and let windows to check and fix the problem for you.
- Press Windows Key+X and select Settings
- Click Update & security then Troubleshoot
- Scroll down to the bottom and select Windows Store Apps
- Click Run the Troubleshooter
This will scan your system and detects any problems that might be preventing any Windows Store apps from working correctly. If problems are detected then the troubleshooter will try to resolve the issue. After that restart windows and open iTunes its working correctly.
Repair iTunes app on Windows 10
This is another effective solution to fix most of the windows app related problems include iTunes not working.
- Open Settings.
- Click on Apps.
- Click on Apps & features.
- Under “Apps & features,” select iTunes.
- Click the Advanced options link.
Click the Repair button.
Once you’ve completed the steps, Windows 10 will repair any errors or any other issue with iTunes without affecting your data.
Reset iTunes on Windows 10
Alternatively, if you’re still having problems with iTunes on Windows 10, you can reset the app to its default settings using the same steps from:
Settings, Click on Apps.
From Apps & features select iTunes.
Click the Advanced options link.
Click the Reset button. confirm the same by Click the Reset button again
After completing the steps, the app will reinstall and settings will go back to their original state. However, your music, videos, and other content will not be affected. Let us know this helps?
Reinstall iTunes on windows 10
Still problem not resolved? let’s reinstall the app. To do this
Apps then apps & features,
Scroll down and look for iTunes app
Here select and click uninstall.
Then restart windows 10.
On next login open windows store,
Search for iTunes and install the app.
iTunes not working (Windows 7, 8.1)
If you face problem on older windows version like Installed iTunes standalone app on your system and its causing issue, not opening, not responding at startup, try steps below.
Press Windows + R, type appwiz.cpl and ok.
Here look for iTunes, Right click and select repair.
This will take a few minutes to repair the installation files and associated tasks and after a few minutes (depending on computer age, available memory etc) will inform you that for the changes to take effect you need to restart your device. After that restart windows and open iTunes check, this helps? Let us know on comments below. Also, read Solved: iTunes Doesn’t Recognize iPhone on Windows 10 (2018).