[Fix] Error “Sticky Notes is currently not available to you. Check your account”

The useful Sticky Notes program is a Universal and Trusted Windows Store App with Pen support, since the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (v1607). After installing the Anniversary Update or one of the cumulative updates for v1607, some users are seeing the following error when launching the Sticky Notes app.

Sticky Notes is currently not available

Check your account

Sticky Notes is currently not available to you.

Go to the Store

Another error may popup when you attempt to install the app from Windows Store.

Try that again

Something went wrong.

The error code is 0x803F8001, in case you need it.

Reset Sticky Notes

To resolve the problem, first try resetting the Sticky Notes app from the “Apps & Features” Settings page.

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See also: How to Reset a Windows 10 App When it Fails to Work?



Uninstall and Reinstall Sticky Notes

If resetting the app doesn’t help, you need to use PowerShell to uninstall and then reinstall Sticky Notes. Start PowerShell.exe as Administrator, and execute the following command to uninstall Sticky Notes.

Note: Uninstalling and reinstalling Sticky Notes might erase your previous Sticky Notes data.

Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes | Remove-AppxPackage

Then, to reinstall Sticky Notes, you can either install it by running the following PowerShell command, or install it from Windows Store.

Get-AppxPackage –allusers Microsoft.MicrosoftStickyNotes | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"}

Sticky Notes is currently not available

If you decide to download and install Sticky Notes from the Windows Store app, search for Microsoft Sticky Notes to get the correct app you need to install.

Sticky Notes is currently not available

Try the Store Apps Troubleshooter

Store Apps Troubleshooter is another option you have, to find and fix problems installing or running apps downloaded from the Windows Store.

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