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How do I update my purchased assets?

Symptoms

  • I have purchased some assets that have since been updated
  • I would like to know how to update my purchased assets
  • I have updated my version of Unity and would like to update an asset I have purchased so it is compatible

Cause

Just as we release patches to update Unity itself, our Publishers also release updates for their assets. This might be for bug-fixing, or to increase compatibility with new versions. Either way, it may be beneficial to you to update your purchased assets.

Resolution

If there is an update available for any of your purchased assets, you can update them by following this process:

  1. Open Unity software
  2. Open the Asset Store Window (Window>Asset Store)
  3. Click the 'My Assets' button, which is the 5th from the left in the Asset Store Window, as shown below.

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  4. Locate the package within your 'Packages' tab
  5. If the package needs to be updated, there will be an 'Update' button to the right of the window. Selecting this will update the package to the latest version.

More Information

If you are a Publisher and wish to submit an update for one of your assets, please see the guidance for this here.

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    Bilal Yucel

    i am using unity 2018.3.0.b6 and assets that i purchased does not shows update button for new versions available. It only shows import , normally there must be update button as usual when new version released.  Just wish to notify if there is a bug

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    Glenn Bristol

    These instructions are still for the old store, the new store (since 2018?) is apparently still in alpha/beta mode, and the "Toggle Download Manager" no longer exists, nor is there any way to delete downloaded assets, although you can hide them, but this doesn't free up disk space. The solution for the time being seems to be to change to the old store (Asset Store -> button on the top far right) where these instructions are still valid.

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