How to fix Windows 10 Netflix App Won’t Move to Another Drive?

When you find Windows 10 Netflix app won’t move to another drive, you can follow this article to know the reason of Netflix app Windows 10 Move button greyed out and fix that.


By Irene / Updated on September 4, 2023

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User case: Windows 10 Netflix app won’t move to another drive


I'm trying to move the Windows app Netflix to my another hard drive because the app doesn't have a download location drop-down, and meanwhile, I want to free up some space for my first drive. I’ve followed provided methods to go on Settings and find “Apps & features” to click “Move” button, but why is it grayed out? How do I do it?

- Question from Microsoft Community

Netflix is a popular choice when regular TV gets too sluggish. But if your device is running out of space, you'll have to clear some space, like moving it to another drive. But when you follow the guidance to moving, you may encounter Move button greyed out. Don’t worry, today, with today’s guidance, you will successfully move Netflix to another drive.

Why does the Move button greyed out?

When you see the Move button is greyed out, this is because some applications on Windows 10 are fixedly installed on the C drive and cannot be moved. Moreover, it's essential to kindly note that Apps & features have the ability to move programs solely acquired from the Microsoft Store, while they are unable to relocate programs downloaded from other sources.

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Besides, reasons like no compatible storage device, app restrictions, data type, or software bugs and glitches may all lead to Move button being greyed out. However, the invalid button doesn’t always mean you cannot transfer these programs. How to move Netflix app to another drive on Windows 10? Keep reading, there is an easy method.

How to transfer Netflix app to another drive on Windows 10 computer

If you can’t move your Netflix app to another drive, it is time to rely on a powerful tool such as AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. It is an all-in-one disk management tool that can be compatible with almost all Windows versions.

It’s App Mover feature can efficiently transfer files, including Windows programs and games. The relocated files can be used in their new location without any concerns about losing data. What’s more, if you need to increase your drive's storage capacity, functions like Allocate Free Space, PC Cleaner, Merge partitions and so on can all be supportive solutions.

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Step 1. Install and launch PA Professional. On the top pane, choose "Free up" and click "App Mover" from the drop-down list.

Click App Mover

Step 2. In the window that appears, select the disk and partition where the program you want to move is currently located, and click "Next".

Step 3. Now, choose the program(s) you want to move by checking the box next to their names. You can select one or more programs. Afterward, pick a new target path. Make sure to choose a drive with enough space to store the transferred files.

Step 4. Read the prompts, decide if you want to proceed with the program transfer, and then click "OK."

Step 5. Once the "Move" is finished, click "Finish" to return to the main interface.

If you ever need to restore the moved programs to their original location, follow these straightforward steps:

Step 1. In the main interface, choose the "App Mover" again like the above Step 1 shows.

Step 2. Click "Manage/Restore Apps," and you'll see a list of applications you've moved before. Choose one or more apps you want to restore, and click "Restore".

Step 3. A pop-up message will appear, asking you to confirm the closure of any running applications during the restoration process. Click "OK" to start.

Step 4. Congratulations, you've successfully restored the moved applications to their original location.


When Windows 10 Netflix app won’t move to another drive, you can use AOMEI Partition Assistant to easily move installed programs to another drive. If you want to extend drive space, you can try the recommended functions as well.

Regarding this comprehensive software, users highly appreciate some of its standout features. "Migrate OS to SSD" boosts computer performance, "Rebuild MBR" simplifies the resolution of common boot problems, and functions like "Convert MBR to GPT" or "Windows To Go Creator" even enable users to bypass Windows 11 upgrade requirements. If you are Windows Server users, kindly please choose the Server Edition for compatibility.

Irene · Staff Editor
Irene is an Editor of AOMEI Technology. She devotes herself in giving insightful thoughts on common computer problems with simple and clear guidance. Irene loves to help people solve problems and explore more solutions on relevant issues. She loves reading, singing and travelling.