Updating the Google Play Store on your Android device is relatively straightforward. Follow these steps to update the Google Play Store:
Update Google Play Store From Settings
The Google Play Store app usually updates automatically in the background. But you can also preemptively install it from the Play Store Settings menu.
1. Open the Google Play Store: Find the icon for the Google Play Store on your device’s home screen or in the app drawer and click on it to open the Play Store.
2. Open the Side Menu: In the Play Store app, you’ll see three horizontal lines at the top-left corner, which represent the side menu. Tap on these lines to open the menu.
3. Go to “Settings”: Scroll down the side menu and locate and tap on the “Settings” option. This will open the Google Play Store settings.
4. Check for Updates: In the Play Store settings, you’ll find an option named “Play Store version.” Click on it to check for available updates.
5. Update the Google Play Store: If an update is available, the Google Play Store app will download and install it automatically. You’ll see a progress bar indicating the installation process.
6. Restart the Google Play Store: Once the update is complete, you may be prompted to restart the Google Play Store app. Tap on “Restart” or “Open” to complete the process.
After following these steps, the Google Play Store on your device should be updated to the latest version. It’s recommended to keep the Google Play Store updated to ensure you have the latest features, bug fixes, and security enhancements.
Please note that the steps above may vary slightly depending on the version of Android and the device you are using.