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How to update BlueStacks 5

How will this help?

This article will guide you on how to update to the latest version of BlueStacks 5 whenever it's available. It's important to use the latest version, as new updates bring along a variety of new features, enhancements and bug fixes.  

NOTE: You can also download and update to the latest version of BlueStacks 5 from our official website.


How can I update BlueStacks 5?

1. Launch BlueStacks 5 and open the Settings menu, by clicking on the gear icon from the side toolbar.

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2. Within the Settings menu, navigate to the "About" tab.

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3. Here, click on the "Check for updates" button.

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4. If a newer version of BlueStacks 5 is available, you will see the following two options:

  • More info: This will take you to the Release Notes for BlueStacks 5, which will tell you about everything new in the latest version.
  • Download update: This button will open a browser and download the installer file for the latest version of BlueStacks 5.

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5. Once the installer file is downloaded on your PC, navigate to the location where it is saved.

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6. Now, run the installer file for the latest version of BlueStacks 5. 

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Once the installer file has been launched, click on "Update" which will then be visible.

7. BlueStacks 5 will now begin to update to the latest version.

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Once the update is complete, the latest version of BlueStacks 5 will launch on your PC.

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