Add-AppxVolume is accessible with the help of Appx module. To configure Appx, go through this link.


Adds an appx volume to the Package Manager.


The Add-AppxVolume cmdlet adds an AppxVolume for the Package Manager to advertise. After you add a volume, appx deployment operations can use that volume as a target. This cmdlet returns the volume that it adds. Note, the Path parameter must be specified as a drive letter followed by “WindowsApps” as the directory. Not using the aforementioned format could lead to inconsistent behavior in the application model subsystems or the volume itself; for more information see the examples section.



Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False


Specifies the path of the mount point of the volume that this cmdlet adds.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False


Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False


Add-AppxVolume [-Path] <String[]> [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

——————–Example 1——————–
Add a volume
PS C:> Add-AppxVolume -Path “D:\WindowsApps”
This command adds the volume D:\WindowsApps to Package Manager.

You can check the Version, CommandType and Source of this cmdlet by giving below command.

Get-Command Add-AppxVolume

Get-Command Add-AppxVolume powershell script command cmdlet appx

You can also read about

  • Dismount-AppxVolume
  • Get-AppxVolume
  • Mount-AppxVolume
  • Remove-AppxVolume

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