Android – How to update an Application

Before updating the application on Android, make sure the application is first completely closed (not simply exited, but still running in the background).

  1. Go to Menu > Settings Applications 
  2. Tap Manage Applications. In the list of running applications, select the application you wish to close and tap Force Stop


To update installed Android applications,

  1. Open the Google Play Store
  2. Click menu, and hit Downloads
  3. This will bring up a list of installed applications, and if there are any updates you will be notified.  From there, you can select and install any necessary updates.

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