How to update BlueStacks 4

How will this help?

This article will guide you on how to update your BlueStacks to the latest version. We highly recommend you to keep your BlueStacks updated to the latest version as every version comes with various bug fixes, improvements and exciting new features. 


How can I update my BlueStacks?

1. Launch BlueStacks and click on the gear icon on the side toolbar to access the BlueStacks settings menu. 

1.jpg2. In the settings menu, click on the "About" tab, as shown below. 

2.jpg3. Next, click on "Check for update". 

3.jpg4. If an update is available, you will then be shown a "Download update" button, as displayed below. 

4.pngThe steps after this are slightly dependent on which version you are currently on. Click on the link below, according to your BlueStacks version.

Tip: Your current version number is displayed directly under "About BlueStacks", as shown in the image above. 


BlueStacks version 4.220 and above. 

5. Before updating, you can view all the new changes and improvements in the update by clicking on "Learn What's New". You can also learn what has changed while you're updating BlueStacks, as shown in the images further on. 

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6. After clicking on "Download update", the download will then start. You can view it's progress in the download window, as shown below.
If you would like to see the new offerings in this version, simply click on "Learn What's New". BlueStacks will continue downloading in the background. 

b.png7. Once the downloaded has been completed, click on "Install now". This will then install the latest version of BlueStacks. 

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8. Upon completion of the installation, simply click on "Launch" to jump into the latest version of BlueStacks. 

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You will now be on the latest version of BlueStacks.


BlueStacks version 4.210 and below. 

5. Before updating, you can view all the new changes in the update by clicking on "View detailed changelog", as shown below. This will then redirect to the Release Notes, where you can view all
the different changes and improvements.

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6. After clicking on "Download update", the download will then start. You can view it's progress in the download window, as displayed below.

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7. Once the downloaded is complete, click on "Install now". This will then install the latest version
of BlueStacks. 

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8. Upon completion of the installation, simply click on "Launch" to jump into the latest version of BlueStacks.

8.pngYou're now on the latest version of BlueStacks.


Thank you for choosing BlueStacks, we hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

Last updated on Oct 7, 2020.

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