SOLVED: Windows 10 Calendar App Not Working

Learn how to fix, when Windows 10 Calendar app not working and stops responding or simply freezes.

Windows 10 Calendar App Not Working

Windows 10 Calendar Not Working

Calendar app is one of the widely used Windows Store apps in Windows 10 and it’s sure that you’ll get into frustration if it didn’t work fine. After upgraded Windows 10, many users have reported that Calendar app is not working as expected. According to Microsoft, it is relevant to a licensing issue with the Store beta. Don’t worry, try some ways you can fix that app.

How to fix Windows 10 Calendar app not working

Method 1. Make sure Windows Update is Enabled

Many Windows 10 users have reported that they can’t open any apps while Windows Update is switched off. Hence, that might be why Windows 10 Calendar app is not working. To check the update service is enabled, follow these steps below:

Step 1. Press Windows Key + R then type services.msc into the dialog box. Click OK and open the Windows Services.
Step 2. Then you should locate Windows Update and double-click it to open its Properties window.

Windows Update
Step 3. Make sure the startup type is set to Manual or Automatic. If it isn’t, you have to choose one of those options from the Startup type drop-down menu. Next, you click Apply button and click OK to save the settings.

Make sure Windows Update is Enabled

Method 2. Using Diagcab Troubleshooter app troubleshooter

In order to automatically detect and fix problems for Mail and Calendar apps, you can download and run the Diagcab Troubleshooter for Windows apps. You can do that as follows.
Step 1. Download and run troubleshooter at Microsoft Solutions.

Note: This troubleshooter also has .NET Framework 2.5 and 3.5 enabled on your system.

Step 2. Then, you right-click the troubleshooter’s exe and click Run as administrator to open its window. Now, you will see an initialization program bar in the background.

Fix: Windows 10 Calendar app not working
Step 3. Next, you click the Next button on the troubleshooter’s window to repair the Calendar app.

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Step 4. When the troubleshooter has done its repairs, you restart Windows 10.

Method 3. Clear the Windows Store Cache

You should be able to fix this problem simply by clearing the Windows Store Cache. To do that, follow these steps:

Step 1. Press Windows Key + X then select Command Prompt (Admin).
Step 2. When Command Prompt window occurs, you type WSReset.exe and press Enter. Now Command Prompt is clearing the cache
Step 3. Wait until that reset operation completes, and the Store window will then open.

Method 4. Re-install the Calendar App

If all methods above don’t work, you should reinstall the Calendar App. I will show you how to re-install Calendar in Windows 10.

Step 1. In the Taskbar search, you enter powershell then right-click Windows PowerShell and select Run as administrator.
Step 2. The UAC prompt will ask you for your consent. Click Yes to go to step 3.
Step 3. In PowerShell, you type the following command and press Enter.

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

Re-install the Calendar App

Step 3. Restart Windows 10 then check the problem has resolved.

Hope something helps you. If you have any other Windows and Office related issues you can check for the solution in my Windows fix section.