How to Update Google Play Store Manually?

We are making use of technology in every field of life, and mostly people use Google for their different tasks to complete. Google Play Store is of great help for Android system users, as it enables them to download and update new apps. But, what about updating the Play Store?

How to Update Google Play Store Manually?

In this article, we will discuss how to update your Google Play Store manually, by using simple and easy methods, and make it work smoothly for you.

How to Update your Google Play Store Manually

As you feel to update other apps on your phone, just like that you might feel to update your Play Store when it is not working smoothly or in the way you have been using it. If so, then follow the given guide.

From Play Store Settings

You can not update Play Store like other apps. You have to dive into Play Store Settings and check for new updates. To do so, follow the given steps:

  1. On your Android device, open Google Play Store.
  2. Go to Menu and select Settings from there.
  3. From Settings, click the About option.
  4. From there tap on the Play Store version.
  5. If there is any available update, your Google Play Store will automatically start updating.
  6. And in case of no new update you will receive a pop-up as "Google Play Store is up to date".

And that's it.

Clearing Play Store Data

If you have connected to internet continuously and you Play Store is still not updating itself automatically, then go and clean your Play Store Data to see new updates. Follow the steps below to do so:

  1. On your phone, go to Settings.
  2. Now, go to All Apps section from Settings.
  3. From there, search for Google Play Store and make a tap on it.
  4. Next, click on the Storage option and then Clear Storage or data from  there.
  5. To confirm click the OK button.
  6. Finally, restart your mobile phone and wait for some time and Play Store will start updating automatically.


Q: Can Play Store be updated automatically?

Ans: If you are having a good WiFi connection/ internet your Play Store will update itself automatically, however if you find any problem, follow the above guide to update your Google Play Store.

Q: Is it necessary to update Google Play Store?

Ans: Of course, new updates make the apps work more smoothly and faster than before, and for Google Play Store, updating is must.

So, this was a simple and easy guide for you if you want to know about how to update your Google Play Store manually, if it is not updating itself automatically for any reason, and make your apps downloading and updating faster.

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