Minecraft is one of the most played games because people of every age are exploring this mysterious land. In this game, an individual has to build, fight, defend or explore things. At the initial stage, only a few things will be accessible while other tools would only be available if the player reaches the higher stage. Moreover, an updated version can also expose many interesting tools. These updates would allow people to get access to other amazing tools. Updating the Minecraft is not a difficult task, but certain bugs sometimes block this update. However, the official Minecraft launcher can fix all such issues with certain simple steps. An individual should keep on checking the updates because some updates are not visible. This article about how to update Minecraft to 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11 or Latest version on window or Mac.
Steps How to update Minecraft
Step 1: Need an Internet connection
The first thing required for updating the Minecraft game is a good internet connection. Nothing will proceed if an internet connection is not available.
Step 2: Select the default profile
After connecting internet, open the Minecraft launcher. A screen would appear, and the player has to choose the right profile. Then the update would install automatically. However, if it does not download then click on the ‘New Profile’ option and select the latest version from the menu available next to it.
Step 3: Download the official Minecraft launcher
An individual should keep in mind that an unofficial method would never work. So, he has to install the official launcher from the official website of Minecraft. It will update automatically from the official website till an internet connection is available.
Step 4: Disable the firewall
Sometimes a firewall can block the update so temporarily block it. After the update, it can be enabled. Moreover, an antivirus can also block the updating process, so it needs to be disabled temporarily.
Step 5: Make sure that the update is released
Sometimes an update is available, but players cannot see it. They are not visible because the creators of Minecraft tease those updates. So it is necessary for the player to follow the official list of updates. This would make the player know about the update before its release.
Step 6: Online help
Sometimes people are still not able to update the Minecraft. In that case, certain online services could help him with the updating process. He could ask for the online help through forums or chat.
Restoring to the previous version
It is also possible to reverse all the changes associated with the update and get the older version of the game. However, it is only possible if the original minecraft.jar is available. This could be created by going to the Minecraft launcher. Then click on the ‘Options’ and find the game location on the disk. The minecraft.jar would be accessible from the bin.