How to Update Apps on Android (2023)

Here's a guide to using the Play Store on Android to Update Apps anytime.

Applications on the Play Store and third-party stores alike are advancing day by day. An average human is heavily dependent on various apps for different life functions and needs. Constant updates to these apps keep rolling out frequently in order to fix bugs and other app errors. This in turn results in the consistent provision of sustainable app services while maintaining the strength of the user engagement base. Due to this, you are prone to miss some important updates of necessary apps at times. So to your rescue, we have addressed two methods below to update apps on your Android device.

Android: How to Update Apps (2023)

Update Menu on the Play Store

To update apps on Android you can use the auto-update feature or manually update apps. You can even set apps to update automatically with each update release on the Play Store.

Updating Apps Manually or All at Once

  • Open Play Store on your Android device.
  • Tap on the Google Account profile image on the top right.
  • Select Manage Apps and Device from the Play Store Options.
  • Choose the Updates Available option and all apps with pending updates will appear.
  • Update each app one by one or simply Update All at once.

Set All Apps to Update Automatically

  • Launch Play Store again.
  • Click on your account profile for Play Store options.
  • Select Settings.
  • Tap on Network Preferences next.
  • Select Auto-update Apps and choose the network type over which you want apps to update automatically (recommended Over Wi-Fi).

Enable Auto Update for Specific Apps

  • Go to Play Store.
  • Select an app priority-wise that needs definite automatic updation.
  • On the selected App’s page, tap the Options (3 Vertical Dots) in the upper right.
  • Check to mark the Enable Auto-Update option.

Note that if you update Apps via third-party developers or download update packages and APKs then malware risks grow heavily. Precautions must be taken to keep your device secured.

This is all there is on how to update apps on Android via Play Store. For more about Android and daily tech updates visit our website or learn how to deal with Google Play Store Error 404 on Android smartphones.