How to update Windows Subsystem for Android from MSIX

I just happened to realise that the version of Windows Subsystem for Android on store.rg-adguard.net has updated from 1.7.32815.0 to 2203.40000.1.0 so here’s a guide on how to update it without loosing installed apps.

  1. Uninstall preserving data

     Remove-AppxPackage -Package "MicrosoftCorporationII.WindowsSubsystemForAndroid_1.7.32815.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe" -PreserveApplicationData
    

    The Package argument should be the same as (Get-AppxPackage -Name "MicrosoftCorporationII.WindowsSubsystemForAndroid*").PackageFullName

  2. Install new version

     Add-AppxPackage -Path .\MicrosoftCorporationII.WindowsSubsystemForAndroid_2203.40000.1.0_neutral_~_8wekyb3d8bbwe.Msixbundle
    

    The Path argument should be the same as the file downloaded from store.rg-adguard.net

Done!

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