In the version of Windows 11/10, Microsoft completely redesigned the Microsoft Store. The number of compatible apps has been increased further, and the store has been completely redesigned. As a result, most users now prefer to install official applications through the Microsoft Store. However, some of them are encountering the 0x80131500 error when attempting to access the Microsoft Store.
The following error appears at random and prevents the user from using the Microsoft Store, making it even more inconvenient. “Try that again, the page could not be loaded, please try again later, error code 0x80131500” the error message will say. In that regard, we have mentioned the best possible methods for resolving the error code issue on the Microsoft Store. Let’s have a look at the methods using which you can try to solve the issues.
How to Fix Microsoft Store Error Code 0x80131500 on Windows 11 or 10
Method 1: Run Microsoft Store TroubleShooter
The first and best method to try to resolve the issue is to launch the Microsoft Store troubleshooter. To launch the troubleshooter, go to Windows 11/10 Settings and then System >> Troubleshoot >> Other troubleshoot should be selected. And now look for Microsoft Store Apps. Select the Run option from the drop-down menu. Now, the troubleshooter will run for a few minutes and try to find flaws. If it finds any, the troubleshooter will notify you and fix the problem itself. If the troubleshooter has complete scanning and is unable to find any flaws, head over to the second method.
Method 2: Change the internet connection
In most cases, the error is caused by flaws in the internet connection. In this case, try again with a different internet connection. If you’re using an Ethernet connection, try using WiFi or a Mobile Hotspot to see if the problem has been resolved. Most likely, the problem has been resolved by now, but if it hasn’t, use the method outlined below.
Method 3: Reset Microsoft Store
If you have tried running a troubleshooter and changing the internet connection, but still the issue didn’t get solved for you, then try to reset the Microsoft store. To reset the Microsoft store, type cmd in search and open it as administrator. Now type wsreset as command and hit enter. Now it will start executing the command and this will reset the Microsoft store. Check whether the error got solved in the Microsoft store or not.
Method 4: Toggle Date and time
This could be the cause of the error on the Microsoft store if you manually set the date and time, or if it became misaligned with the real timezone for your country. Go to Settings, then Date and time, and then set the automatic timer to check and correct this. Then, on the left side panel, select Region & language. Check that the Country or region on the right-side panel is changed. Restart the computer and check to see if the time matches your country’s timezone. If this is the case, navigate to Microsoft Store and search for the error.
Method 5: Create a new account
If you have followed all the above-mentioned steps but still, the issue didn’t get solved for you then try to create a new user account. Create a new Microsoft account and log in to the Microsoft store using the same ID. It will take some time to refresh after you log in from your new account. Now, after a few mins, check whether the 0x80131500 error got solved for you or not.
Method 6: Re-register the Microsoft Store app
The final method you can try to resolve the error code issue on the Microsoft store is to re-register the Microsoft store. To begin, press Win+X, then click Search and then type PowerShell. As a search result, select Windows PowerShell and run it as administrator. Now, when the UAC (User Account Control) prompt appears, click Yes. The Windows Powershell window will then be displayed. Now, in PowerShell, type the following command and press Enter to execute it.
powershell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $Env:SystemRoot\WinStore\AppxManifest.xml
It will take some time to execute the command. Let it be complete. As soon as it finishes running the command, restart your PC and check whether the issue got solved for you or not.
Thanks a lot for reading the post till the end. We hope this post has came useful for you. Did the methods mentioned above work for you or did the issue got solved for you or not? Do let us know by dropping a comment in your words down below.