The complete guide on how to update Minecraft game to latest version. In this tutorial you will learn to update Minecraft Windows 10 edition. In most cases Minecraft updates automatically whenever a new version is available. Sometimes the game updates may stuck download and update on its own. In this case you need to download and update the game manually.
Minecraft game is developed and distributed by Mojang Studio. It was officially released on 18 November, 2011 and soon become one of the world most popular video game. As of May 2020 Minecraft has more than 126 million active users worldwide. So far the game has won several awards including BAFTA Games Award for Best Family and Social Game, Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Videogame and many others.
For smooth running of any game, updates are crucial. It help to fix bugs or any other issues causing it to stuck or stop while playing. As we already explain it works on update automatically in case you have to do it manually then it is simple enough. In order to get latest features installed must keep it updated. We will explain in detail how to do this.
How to Update Minecraft for Windows 10 Edition
In order to update Minecraft your first need to make sure your settings for App Updates is enabled. You can enable it from Microsoft Store Settings option. This method works for Minecraft Windows 10 Edition only.
- From the taskbar click on Start menu
- A pop up list will open up now select Microsoft Store
- Once you are in the store click on the three dots showing top right corner of the window
- From the list click on first option which is Download & Updates
- Here you will see list of app with available updates select Minecraft for Windows 10 from the list
- Click on update and within a moment the game starts working on updates
Solution 2 — Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter
If the above solution doesn’t fix your problem then I will suggest you to run update troubleshooter. In the Windows taskbar search option type and search for Troubleshoot settings. From the list select Windows Update and then run the troubleshooter.
Solution 3 — Minecraft for Windows 10 still won’t update automatically
If you still facing issue while updating your version of Minecraft on Windows 10 then try this solution I hope it will work for you.
You first need to uninstall the older version of Minecraft game. Here is how to do this. From start menu select Settings and then Apps. App list will open up now you have to select Minecraft and finally Uninstall.
Now open Microsoft Store from the start menu. Search for Minecraft for Windows 10 and click on install button. Your download for Minecraft latest version will start in a while.