Choose How to Update Windows 8.1, 10 Apps

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A few days ago, we have been talking and sharing with you some basic tips that you could use in order to choose how to install system updates on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 via the built-in Windows Update function. Now we’re sharing some tips with regards to the update process of apps.
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If you are new to Windows 8.1, then you should now that it brings a set of some important changes over Windows 8, but you might not be acquainted with all of them. A very simple settings that you can enable or disable is the updates which your downloaded and installed Windows 8 apps receive. If you are a frequent user of Windows 8 apps, then you probably haven’t even noticed that they are set to automatically receive updates. Here’s how to change this.

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If you would like to install updates yourself, and see what they are all about, then you might how want to change how are Windows 8 apps getting updates. Or, maybe you’re not interested in this, and you’d like this to be set up automatically. Here are the easy steps that you need to take.

1. Open up your Windows Store, then swipe to the top right corner with your mouse or finger to Open the Charms Bar. From there, go to Settings.

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2. From there, select ‘App Updates

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3. Now, you can select your apps to receive updates automatically or not. If you want to check for yourself, then you can do this whenever you want, but usually, you will receive a notification on the top right corner like in the first screenshot.

how to update windows 8 apps 3So, that is all you need to do. Let me know by leaving your comment below what your preferred method of getting app updates – automatically or manual download?

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