How to Update PUBG Mobile

Looking for a simple way to update PUBG Mobile? Then, follow this quick and easy step-by-step guide.

PUBG Mobile has been experiencing some big changes in the last couple of weeks. From the infamous banning of over two million cheaters and introduction of a brand new 1.1 update, there have been many requests from players to know how to update PUBG Mobile on their devices.

The guide below will provide you with easy step-by-step instructions on how to update PUBG Mobile on Android and iOS, including a solution for players who live in countries where the game was permanently banned from mobile stores.

Update PUBG Mobile on Android

The easiest way to update PUBG Mobile on your Andorid advice is the following:

  1. Go to Google Play store app.
  2. Tap on the "Menu" icon
  3. Select the "My apps and games" tab
  4. Find the PUBG Mobile app in the list
  5. Tap on the "Update" option

Also, you can set up automatic updates for your apps, if you don't want to update them manually each time:

  1. Go to Google Play store app
  2. Tap on the "Menu" icon
  3. Select the "My apps and games" tab
  4. Find the PUBG Mobile app in the list
  5. Select "More" option (three dots)
  6. Check the "Auto update" feature

PUBG Mobile will now update automatically as soon as the new update becomes available in the Google Play store app.

Update PUBG Mobile on iOS

Apple users can follow a similar set of actions to manually update their PUBG Mobile app:

  1. Tap on the App Store icon on the main screen
  2. Go to the "Updates" tab
  3. Select "Update All" option
  4. Confirm update

Alternatively, you can do a similar action from iTunes:

  1. Go to iTunes & App Store page
  2. Tap on the PUBG Mobile app

If there are any updates available, it will automatically start the update for PUBG Mobile.

Update PUBG Mobile After Ban

Note: This method works only on Android

If you are located in one of the countries where PUBG Mobile has been banned, such as India, you can update the game by following these steps:

  1. Download the official APK file from PUBG Mobile website
  2. Wait for the download to finish
  3. Tap on the downloaded APK file
  4. Allow "Installation from unknown sources"
  5. Wait for the installation to finish

Once you start PUBG Mobile it will automatically download all the new files and you can enjoy your game once again.

That's all you need to know on how to update PUBG Mobile. For more PUBG Mobile tips articles, be sure to visit our dedicated hub page.


Sergey has been a freelancer in the video games industry for more than five years, writing for various publications around the world. His favorite games are MtG, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Divinity: Original Sin.

Published Oct. 22nd 2020

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