How to Enable Developer Mode on Windows 11 Using PowerShell

In this blog post, we will show you how to enable Developer Mode on Windows 11 using PowerShell.

This is an important step if you want to develop .NET or C# applications on your computer. Developer Mode allows you to run applications that are not signed by Microsoft, which is necessary if you want to test your own applications. Let’s get started!

To enable Developer Mode on Windows 11, open PowerShell as administrator and run the following command:

reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\AppModelUnlock" /t REG_DWORD /f /v "AllowDevelopmentWithoutDevLicense" /d "1"

Verify Feature

To verify that the Developer mode feature is enabled using PowerShell run the following cmdlet.


Once Developer Mode is enabled, you will see a new “Developer” tab in the Settings app.