How to Use Windows Media Player in Windows 10

(Last Updated On: March 23, 2019)

Use windows media player in windows 10

Most of us are familiar with Windows Media Player, which was a default media player in Windows operating system prior to Windows 10. But it’s not the default media player in Windows 10 nowadays. But this media player can still be used by downloading it in Windows 10.

Are you excited? Yes, I’m explaining how to download Windows Media Player here. But the method of installation depends on the version of Windows 10 you are using.

Windows Media Player is now an optional feature in almost all Windows 10 versions. You must, therefore, search whether it is installed or not. Microsoft disabled it by default in most cases.

Read this also: How can Effectively Search in Windows 10

In addition, without Windows Media Player, Windows 10 N and Windows 10 NK are coming.

Get Windows Media Player for Windows 10 N and NK

As I mentioned these versions of Windows 10 are coming without Windows Media Player, you have to download Microsoft Media Pack from Microsoft’s official website.

Select your preferred language from the drop-down menu as a first step and click Download.

Here you have to decide which version of the file to download depends on whether your Windows version is 32 bit or 64 bit.

You will get your windows to version from the “This PC” properties’ icon on the desktop.

Follow the self – explanatory installation wizard. After that, Windows Media Player will be installed with other applications such as Skype, Groove Music, and Voice Recorder.

Get Windows Media Player for Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro

As I mentioned in the previous paragraph, Windows Media Player is included in these versions of Windows 10. But they’re not enabled.

In order to enable go to settings and select Apps > Manage optional features > Add a feature.

Again, from a dropdown list, select Windows Media Player and Install.

That’s done! Windows Media Player is now ready to use in your system.

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