4 ways: How To Update Minecraft Windows 10

Almost after every other month, Minecraft windows 10 is being updated. While the game still works while it is not updated – it does not give a good performance as every latest update brings up necessary in-game improvements.

Just in case you would want to know difference between Minecraft java, bedrock, window 10. Click to read about it. 

There are four different ways to update Minecraft Windows 10. All are straightforward, choose one you are comfortable with. We will be giving you insights on both ways. 

update Minecraft through Microsoft Store.

Follow the given steps to update Minecraft Windows 10 via Microsoft Store:

Step 1: Visit Microsoft store.

The first step like all the other steps is pretty easy. All you have to do is look for the Microsoft store in your laptop/computer. You will be able to see it on your desktop, but if you are unable to do so just search for it and you will find it. 

Showing microsoft store.

Step 2: Downloads Updated version

Once you open the Microsoft store you will be able to see three dots on the upper right corner of your screen. You have to click on those and a pop up menu will open up. On the pop up menu you will be able to view the option of “downloads and updates”, you are supposed choose the said option. 

Downlaoding updated version

Step 3: Click On “Get updates.”

You will now see an option for ‘Get Updates’ on the upper right corner on the screen. Once you click on that all your applications will be updated automatically. This includes Minecraft Windows 10. 

Clicking on "get Updates'

Minecraft Windows 10 Force update.

Step 1: Visit Microsoft Launcher.

All computers or laptops with windows do have Microsoft launcher. However, if you do not have it you just have to download it by visiting the official website for Microsoft. 

Showing Visual Microsoft launcher

Once you have downloaded it you will open it and click on the options button. Over there click over the Force update option which you will be able to view. 

Step 2: Login to Minecraft.

Once you complete the step given above, you have to log in to your Minecraft game to start the update.

Once you have done so. You are supposed to click on the done option on Microsoft launcher and your update will be completed in no time. 

Reinstall Minecraft Java Edition

This procedure, like its name suggests includes reinstalling Minecraft java edition. This will automatically update your game for you. Follow the steps given below to do so:

Step 1: Login to your Minecraft account.

The first thing that you need to do is visit the official Minecraft website. 

Showing Minecraft in-game interface.

Using the website you will log in to your Minecraft account. Then on the upper right corner of the page you will see the option ‘Redeem’. You have to click on it. 

Logging out of the game.

Step 2: Redeem java edition.

After you have completed the given step you will be redirected to a new page. Over there you will see the option of Redeem Java Edition. You are supposed to click on that option to make progress.

Reedming Mincecraft.

Step 3: Download for Windows.

Once you have completed the previous step you will be guided to another page where you will see the option of ‘Download for Windows’. You are supposed to click on that. 

Again downloading minecraft game.

Once you do so a dialogue box will open up. You have to click on the option of ‘Next’.

continue with installation of minecraft

This will open up another dialogue box for you. Again you have to enter ‘Next’. You can always change the location of where you want to save your game on the computer as you will be given the option of doing so. 

change the installation location

Now you have to start the installation process by simply clicking on install. This option will be given to you in the dialogue box that will open up right after the previous step. 

installing new version of minecraft

Once the installation is complete, click on finish and you app will be updated. 

Clicking on the Finish button

Reinstall Minecraft UWP Application. 

This is the last method that you can use to update your Minecraft Windows 10. Follow the easy steps to update your game. 


For step one you need to go to the ‘Settings”. The settings window can easily be found by simply searching for it using the search bar or by just pressing Windows and I keys. 

Once you open the window you will see various options. However, you just have to simply click on ‘Apps’.

Showing Windows taskbar

Step 2:

Now from a range of apps choose Minecraft and choose the option to uninstall the app. 

Step 3:

Once you have uninstalled Minecraft, you have to reinstall it by visiting the official Minecraft Website. 

You have to first go to the official Minecraft Website. You then have to click on the Download option given on the upper left corner of the screen.

Download Minecraft from official website

You will then be taken to another page where you will see the option for Download. You will click on the given option to start the download. 

Showing Minecraft official page

Once it has been downloaded, the installation process will start. The first dialogue box will open up and you will have to click on Next.

Open up the game.

After this you will start the installation process.

start the game installation

You will then see one last dialogue box on which, you will click on “finish”.

finish the game installation

This last step will complete your installation process and you will be able to enjoy the updated version of Minecraft.


To wrap it up, Minecraft keeps on releasing new updates for the game. However, these updates are not always automatically made. 

If you follow the easy steps that we have given to you above you will be able to update your game within no time. This means you will not have to play the game filled with bugs and imperfections. 

Happy game!

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