How to Update Minecraft Windows 10 Edition?

Minecraft is a popular game across the globe. Developers are releasing new editions. Generally, the game updates on its own. If you want to update the game manually, then you can do that. Before you update the Windows 10 edition of Minecraft, you need to update your Windows 10 to the latest version. 

Step 1: Press the Windows key and I key simultaneously and then select Settings. 

Step 2: Select Update and Security. 

Step 3: After that, you need to select the tab of Windows Update given at the left and then select the option of Check for updates. 

Update Minecraft Windows 10 Edition

Below are the steps that you are required to follow to update Minecraft Windows 10 edition. 

Step 1: Run your Microsoft Store. 

Step 2: Select the three dots given at the upper-right corner and then click on the option of Downloads and updates. 

Step 3: Now, choose the option of Get Updates. 

When you do this, Microsoft Store will check for and then install the latest updates for the apps that you have on the store. This includes Minecraft. 

How to Fix the Problem of Minecraft Windows 10 Edition won't Update?

Two ways can help you fix the problem of Minecraft won't update. So, let's look at these two solutions. 

Solution 1: Reset Minecraft

Step 1: Press the Windows key and I key simultaneously to launch the Settings. 

Step 2: Select Apps. 

Step 3: Select the Apps and features tab given at the left. 

Step 4: Go to the panel on the right, scroll down and search for Minecraft. 

Step 5: Select Minecraft and then choose Advanced options. 

Step 6: Select Reset. 

Step 7: Open the Microsoft store and then search for updates. 

Solution 2: Reinstall Minecraft

In case this method is not working, then you must reinstall Minecraft for resolving the issue. 

Step 1: Press the Windows and R keys simultaneously. 

Step 2: Type appwiz.cpl and press the Enter key. 

Step 3: Go to Minecraft and then right-click on it and then select Uninstall.

Step 4: Press the Windows and E keys simultaneously to launch File Explorer. 

Step 5: Type %Appdata% in the location bar and then press the enter key. 

Step 6: Search for the Minecraft folder and then delete it. 

Step 7: After that, you need to visit the official website of Minecraft and download the latest version. 

Step 8: Install the program and then run it to check.

  • Mick Jone
  • Category: Windows
  • Last Update: 5 months ago