Although Windows 11 will automatically check for updates from the Microsoft Store when your PC is connected to the internet, Microsoft also offers an option to check for updates for UWP apps. That means you can quickly check for Store app updates in Windows 11. Since the latest version of each application comes with bug fixes and sometimes new features, we recommend checking for updates manually after a few days.
Windows 11 comes with a brand new Store app and service. The Microsoft Store now has a better design and support for Android apps. Apart from that, Microsoft has also changed the guidelines for developers to make their lives easier. Developers can now use their own content delivery network and payment systems without sharing fees with Microsoft. Finally, the interesting thing is that the Microsoft Store can now host literally any app.
This Gearupwindows article guides you to manually check for updates for apps and games in the Microsoft Store on Windows 11.
How do I check for updates for Store apps and games in Windows 11?
Step 1. Start that Microsoft Store app by clicking the icon in the system tray. With it removed from the system tray, click the Windows / Search icon on the system tray and then locate the Microsoft Store. Click on its entry to open it.
Step 2. With the Microsoft Store app open, click the
Step 3. Click the
Once you’ve completed the above steps, the Microsoft Store will immediately check for available updates for your installed apps and games.
If some updates are found, Microsoft will automatically download and install them for you.