How To Update Windows 8 Apps

December 2016

Keeping your applications up-to-date is very important, as updates generally bring new features and fix any errors or security loopholes present in previous versions.

Applications downloaded from the Windows Store are automatically updated, but if you'd like to perform a manual check, you can do so via the Charms bar. This quick tip will explain how to check for and install any available updates to your Windows PC.

Manually Update Windows Store Apps

From the Start screen, double-click your Windows Store app.Open the Charms bar and click on Settings > App updates:

In the page that opens, click on Check for updates:

The Windows Store will search for app updates:

Simply click on the Install button to update any applications.

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