Update Windows 8 Apps From Windows Store [Quick Tip]

With Windows 8 came Windows Store. Even though the app store concept is not new for Mac or Linux (Ubuntu) users but for Windows users its something new. Earlier, users had to either depend on third-party software updater to update installed software or had to manually check for updates. Even though for software that you install outside of Windows Store may still need to be updated the traditional way. For apps that you install via the Windows Store, you need to update the apps from the Store itself. Here’s a quick tutorial to help you update Windows 8 apps from the Windows Store.

How to update Windows 8 Apps from Windows Store?

To update Windows 8 apps from the Windows Store, follow this simple tutorial below.

1. Click on the Windows Store tile on the Start screen.


2. After Windows Store opens up, click on the Updates link to see which apps needs an update.


3. Select all the apps that needs update (by default it should be selected already). If they are not selected, hover your mouse on the bottom of the screen to find Select All option. After you have selected the apps, click on the Install button (see screenshot below).


4. Windows Store should automatically start downloading app updates and install them for you.


Note: If you are having any problem updating Windows 8 apps, you can follow some troubleshooting steps outlined by Microsoft. If you are still facing a problem, click on the View Details button on the problematic app and note down the error code. Comment below about your problem along with the error code and we will try our best to help you out.

Updating Windows 8 apps through the Windows Store is simple, isn’t it? We will be posting more quick tips to help our readers who have installed Windows 8 on their computer, laptop systems or using them on Windows 8 tablets. Follow our dedicated Windows 8 section for all the latest tutorials, tips and more.

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