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How to update the Google Play Store app?

Is updating your Play Store causing problems? Follow the steps. To update your Google Play Store app the right way.

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Google keeps updating the Playstore without you even knowing. So many updates are available regularly. Updating the Play Store app regularly can help the performance of your other apps, too. Here is a useful guide to update your Google Play Store app. Follow the steps.

From the Play Store app settings

From the Play Store app settingsIt is always in your best interest to update the Play Store app. Running the latest version of the Play Store fixes bugs. The update will also give you stability improvement and new features to the digital store. To update the Play Store app from the settings. Follow the steps 

  • Open the Play Store app on your phone
  • Check for the three-line icon on the top left corner 
  • Scroll down at the bottom left end 
  • Find setting and tap on it 
  • Go to the About sub-section
  • Check the Playstore version display 
  • If there is an update click on it 
  • It is updated  

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Clear data 

Play Store is the hub for all apps in an Android operating system mobile. Updating to the latest version will enhance the performance of all the apps you have installed on your phone. Another method to keep the Google Play Store updated is to clear all data. When you clear all data Google will automatically check for all updates. Here are the steps.

  • Go to main settings on your phone (Not Play Store settings) 
  • Find the option on Apps & notification 
  • Then the page opens up for All apps
  • Scroll and find Google Play Store 
  • Tap on Google Play Store
  • Select the third option “Storage”: depending on the phone (Storage)
  • Now Tap clear data 
  • The last step is to restart your device.: Will Update automatically  

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With a Play Store APK (Android Application Package)

With a Play Store APK (Android Application Package)You can also manually update the Google Play Store app. For this process, you need to download an APK file. You can download it from the APK mirror using a browser. Here are the steps to update the Playstore by using APK files.

  • First, download Playstore APK files from APK mirror using a browser
  • Open the setting on your Phone
  • Go to security: Lock icon
  • Enable the Unknown source
  • Confirm when a pop up shows up 
  • Now you need to install the downloaded APK files 
  • Again open settings 
  • Go to apps and application 
  • Scroll and find special file access
  • Go to install unknown apps 
  • Click the browser you downloaded the APK file from
  • Toggle allows the source 
  • Install the APK file 
  • You will be able to update the Play Store app 

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