How to Update Minecraft | Xbox, PlayStation, PC, iPhone and Android


Although it is a simple and often automatic task, some players may have doubts about how to update Minecraft on PC, iPhone, Android, Xbox, and PlayStation. So knowing how to manually update is important to make sure you’re running the latest version of the game.

With each new update, Minecraft gains important fixes, improves its gameplay performance, and introduces new features for open-world gameplay. That’s why we’ve prepared a tutorial for you to learn how to keep your game up to date on the main available platforms. Check it out:

1. In Java Edition (PC/Mac)

  1. Open the Minecraft launcher;
  2. Click the arrow to the right of the play button and select the “Latest version”;
  3. Wait for the game to complete the update to the latest version.

2. On Windows


The Microsoft Store updates Minecraft in an automatic. If not, follow the steps below:

  1. Click the Minecraft icon in the Xbox Launcher games library;
  2. Tap the three dots and access the settings;
  3. In “Files”, check for new updates for Minecraft.

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3. On iPhone and Android

  1. Enter the iOS App Store or Google Android Play;
  2. Type in the search field for “Minecraft”;
  3. With the game installed, the online store will ask you to update to a new version;
  4. Tap the refresh button and wait for it to load completely.

minecraft update on iphone e android

4. On Xbox One

  1. Go to “My apps and games” and select Minecraft;
  2. Click on the more options button and in the list go to “Manage games and add-ons”;
  3. Go to “Updates” and check if there is a Minecraft update available.
  4. Check if there are any updates available on Xbox for Minecraft

5. On PS4

  1. The PlayStation 4 is set to update games automatically. However, if this option is disabled, follow the steps below:
  2. Go to Minecraft on PS4 and click the “Options” button;
  3. Select “Check for Updates” from the menu ;
  4. Wait for the update to complete.

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