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Update an App

Depending on your settings, many apps will update automatically, or you can update apps directly from the Play store app.

Update an App Directly

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Play Store google play store app icon.
  2. Tap Menu menu icon > My apps & games.

    screenshot of my apps and games
  3. Tap the app you want to update, and then tap Update.
  • The app update is downloaded and installed.

Set Automatic App Updates

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Play Store google play store app icon.
  2. Tap Menu menu icon > My apps & games.

    screenshot of my apps and games
  3. Tap the app you want to set for auto-update, and then tap Menu play store menu icon > Auto-update.
  • The app is set to update automatically whenever an update becomes available.

Note: Automatic updates are unavailable for some apps.